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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 64 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 0.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £200 £280
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +5.28%
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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
216 225 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.09% 30.49% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 137 49
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
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 28 January 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) UNIX
5 8 (38.10%) Windows NT
5 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
6 7 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) VB
7 6 (28.57%) Remedy
7 6 (28.57%) Line Management
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 6 (28.57%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 4 (19.05%) JMeter
10 3 (14.29%) HP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (4.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) CDMA
1 3 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) eggPlant
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) iPhone
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
2 8 (38.10%) Windows NT
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Line Management
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Remedy
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) VMware