The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 18 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.78% 5.48% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 15.38% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £347 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £299 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
VBScript
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.73% 35.62% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 12
Average daily rate £330 £345 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £256 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Erskine +10 8 £330 -5.03%
VBScript
Scotland

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Management
2 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) XSD
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) MSI
2 9 (90.00%) Change Management
2 9 (90.00%) WinForms
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) WMI
3 7 (70.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) REXX
3 7 (70.00%) Tcl
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tools Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XSD
1 9 (90.00%) WinForms
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (90.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) REXX
3 7 (70.00%) Tcl
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (70.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix