The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Swindon 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.43% 0.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£231 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.67% 24.37% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 48
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £245 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (25.00%) Computacenter
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) MSI
6 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
6 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) MCITP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Computacenter
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix