The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 48 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 21 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.58% 2.15% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 6.15% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.13 £31.56 £13.92
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +126.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 260 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.35% 34.95% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 131 90
Average daily rate £380 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £36.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Migration
2 19 (61.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) Remedy
7 9 (29.03%) UNIX
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) Java
7 9 (29.03%) Windows NT
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 7 (22.58%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (19.35%) ISEB
9 6 (19.35%) QA
9 6 (19.35%) vSphere
10 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
10 5 (16.13%) Software Distribution

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (9.68%) JMeter
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Project Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Windows NT
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Migration
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Software Distribution
4 5 (16.13%) Line Management
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
8 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.23%) System Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (35.48%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Remedy
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
4 5 (16.13%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix