The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 65 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.66% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 2.38% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £26.80 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.74% -29.94%
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
235 252 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.57% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 107 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) VB
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) StarTeam
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Borland
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (18.18%) MSI
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) WMI
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) CTI
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) StarTeam
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VB
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) WMI
3 1 (9.09%) MOM
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Borland
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Genesys