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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 33 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.29% 7.25% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.95% 16.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate £336 £347 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £326 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £449 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +72.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.38%
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
39 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 23.93% 44.93% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 16
Average daily rate £343 £349 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £336 -3.23% 1
VBScript
Scotland

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
2 14 (73.68%) WPF
2 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) MSI
2 14 (73.68%) WinForms
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) XSD
3 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Management
4 11 (57.89%) Change Management
5 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
8 7 (36.84%) OO
8 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
8 7 (36.84%) PL/1
8 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
8 7 (36.84%) C++
8 7 (36.84%) COBOL

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
1 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MSI
2 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Development Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Tools Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.26%) MSI Packager
6 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) WinForms
1 14 (73.68%) WPF
2 13 (68.42%) XML
2 13 (68.42%) XSD
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Change Management
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Management
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Web Development
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) PowerShell
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) C
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) COBOL
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) PL/1
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) REXX
4 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) HP