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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 67 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.83% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 2.76% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
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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
229 217 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.42% 29.85% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +101.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 17 (56.67%) Migration
4 16 (53.33%) Finance
5 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 13 (43.33%) Remedy
7 12 (40.00%) C#
7 12 (40.00%) SQL
7 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (36.67%) .NET
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle
9 10 (33.33%) Java
9 10 (33.33%) Windows NT
9 10 (33.33%) UNIX
9 10 (33.33%) Selenium
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (26.67%) SCCM
11 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
11 8 (26.67%) Software Distribution
12 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (20.00%) BDD
12 6 (20.00%) Line Management
12 6 (20.00%) TDD
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) VB

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.33%) JMeter
4 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 10 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Migration
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Software Distribution
5 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.00%) BDD
5 6 (20.00%) Line Management
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Remedy
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco