The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.10% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £323 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £364
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £27.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+75.45% -4.14%

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 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.92% 25.90% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £225 -
Wirral - 4 £335 -
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB