The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 38 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% - 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +72.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.50% 18.45% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 33
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL