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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 31 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.65% 1.19% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 3.37% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
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
79 89 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.51% 35.32% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 38
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £470 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 4 £300 -33.33% 1
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
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