The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 3.60% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 9.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £210 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.92% 39.93% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
Berkshire

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Slough

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

VBScript
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware