The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 86 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.78% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.24% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Average daily rate £385 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +72.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £22.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +163.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
VBScript
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
495 492 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.22% 34.77% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 316 253
Average daily rate £420 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 26
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 9 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
Cobham - 5 £385 -
Epsom - 1 £375 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 8 (38.10%) VB
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) C++
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (28.57%) Red Gate
8 6 (28.57%) Database Security
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Marketing

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (19.05%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (19.05%) DTS
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DBA
2 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Report Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) DHTML
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Database Security
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 8 (38.10%) VB
6 6 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) Red Gate
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Mitel