The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 113 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 21 52 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 1.90% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 4.66% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £323 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £25.80 £33.28
% change year-on-year
-18.71% -22.48%
VBScript
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
982 1115 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.98% 40.68% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 597 398
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 17
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 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
Renfrewshire -6 6 £352 +1.17%
Glasgow -2 4 £288 -
Edinburgh -5 4 - - 2
West Lothian -12 1 £325 -13.33%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £213 -
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) MSI
4 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (36.67%) XML
6 10 (33.33%) HP
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (30.00%) Change Management
7 9 (30.00%) VMware
7 9 (30.00%) WinForms
7 9 (30.00%) XSD
7 9 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
7 9 (30.00%) WPF
7 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Application Packaging
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) VB
10 6 (20.00%) REXX
10 6 (20.00%) Tcl
10 6 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (20.00%) WMI
10 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Citrix
11 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.67%) InstallShield

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MSI
2 5 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 5 (16.67%) AdminStudio
3 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) XSD
2 9 (30.00%) WinForms
2 9 (30.00%) WPF
3 7 (23.33%) Application Packaging
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Change Management
1 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) DNA
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) Software License Management
6 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.33%) API Development
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) REXX
3 6 (20.00%) Tcl
3 6 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) AWK
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WMI
1 6 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.67%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.33%) Opsview
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Novell
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Allen-Bradley
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