The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 128 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 2.58% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
Average daily rate
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£293 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £445 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1037 970 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.19% 33.85% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 525 714
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.28 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £21.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.50
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 the North West

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Manchester -9 6 £285 -12.30% 2
Merseyside -1 4 £300 -33.33% 1
Lancashire -12 4 £276 -11.68%
Cheshire -10 1 £320 +8.93%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) VB
3 11 (39.29%) .NET
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 11 (39.29%) SCCM
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Tandem
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) QA
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) XenApp
9 4 (14.29%) VB6
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.57%) T4 Templates
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) SCCM Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) VB Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Packager
5 3 (10.71%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) WCF
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Classic ASP
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) WF
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Tandem
2 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) NetWare
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 3 (10.71%) MVC
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
2 3 (10.71%) Content Management
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
1 13 (46.43%) VB
2 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.29%) VB6
8 3 (10.71%) VBA
8 3 (10.71%) Java
9 1 (3.57%) C
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) AppSense
5 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
5 2 (7.14%) Novell
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Siebel
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
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