The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 45 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.44% 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £340 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+58.32% +57.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.33% 27.72% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 67
Average daily rate £375 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.13 £13.77 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.64% -67.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (42.86%) Computacenter
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Computacenter
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense