The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 40 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.79% 0.82% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 2.16% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £31.56 £14.34
% change year-on-year
+37.06% +120.04%
VBScript
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 139 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 38.10% 38.19% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 97
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £16.34 £30.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +18.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.56 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £110.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Sheffield - - - -
VBScript
Yorkshire

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Build Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
1 3 (60.00%) VMware