The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 357 381 333
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -48
Contract jobs citing VBScript 315 269 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 1.27% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 146 167
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £324 £326
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.12 £22.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £43.12 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21274 21188 20668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.17% 37.35% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14624 13782 13437
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 447 490
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VBScript
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 251 £375 +4.16% 27
South East 0 105 £375 +7.75% 11
London -39 85 £425 -0.58% 6
Scotland +29 57 £340 -26.48% 2
Hampshire +11 50 £405 +17.73%
Renfrewshire -4 33 £321 -7.62% 1
Erskine -4 33 £321 -7.62%
Berkshire +19 28 £375 +13.89% 4
Reading +15 26 £375 +13.89%
Hook +15 25 £360 +2.85%
City of London +28 17 £470 -1.05% 1
Tyne and Wear - 17 £285 -
North East - 17 £285 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £283 -
East Midlands +13 13 £235 -28.24% 1
Edinburgh +1 13 £375 -25.00% 1
South West -4 12 £650 +162.62% 3
Surrey -14 11 £418 +28.46% 4
West Sussex -16 10 £290 -26.34% 1
Derbyshire +10 8 £225 -31.81%
Basingstoke -4 8 £425 -
Crawley -5 8 £280 -28.88%
West Midlands -16 7 £398 +32.50% 3
Derby - 7 £168 -
Gosport - 6 £405 -
Glasgow - 6 £405 -
North West -18 5 £483 +75.45% 1
Bristol 0 4 £330 +73.68% 2
Cheshire -17 4 £483 +75.45%
Birmingham +6 3 - - 1

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 343 (62.25%) PowerShell
2 325 (58.98%) Windows
3 271 (49.18%) SQL
4 269 (48.82%) Microsoft
5 213 (38.66%) SQL Server
6 170 (30.85%) C#
7 169 (30.67%) .NET
8 167 (30.31%) Active Directory
9 154 (27.95%) VB
10 151 (27.40%) Windows Server
11 131 (23.77%) Security Cleared
12 128 (23.23%) MS Excel
13 125 (22.69%) JavaScript
14 121 (21.96%) Finance
14 121 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 104 (18.87%) XML
16 100 (18.15%) ITIL
17 99 (17.97%) HP
17 99 (17.97%) Citrix
17 99 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 97 (17.60%) VMware
19 91 (16.52%) SCCM
20 89 (16.15%) HTML
21 88 (15.97%) T-SQL
22 85 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
22 85 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
23 78 (14.16%) DNS
24 73 (13.25%) SharePoint
24 73 (13.25%) VBA
24 73 (13.25%) SC Cleared

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 56 (10.16%) IIS
3 36 (6.53%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.09%) IBM Notes
5 16 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.63%) CMS
9 9 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.09%) Confluence
12 5 (0.91%) Node.js
12 5 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.73%) JBoss
14 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 128 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 70 (12.70%) MS Office
3 20 (3.63%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.00%) Office 365
2 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) IaaS
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.16%) DNS
2 60 (10.89%) DHCP
3 42 (7.62%) SAN
4 36 (6.53%) VPN
5 34 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 29 (5.26%) Internet
7 17 (3.09%) SSL
8 16 (2.90%) Firewall
8 16 (2.90%) NetScaler
9 12 (2.18%) HTTP
10 11 (2.00%) IPsec
11 10 (1.81%) BGP
11 10 (1.81%) Intranet
11 10 (1.81%) IPv6
11 10 (1.81%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.09%) LAN
13 6 (1.09%) SMTP
13 6 (1.09%) WAN
14 5 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 57 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (8.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 20 (3.63%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.00%) DTS
12 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.27%) MS Access
14 7 (1.27%) MySQL
15 6 (1.09%) DB2
15 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 48 (8.71%) MSI
3 26 (4.72%) JIRA
4 23 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.27%) HP UFT
6 13 (2.36%) Subversion
7 12 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.00%) Maven
8 11 (2.00%) Selenium
9 9 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.63%) InstallShield
10 7 (1.27%) LoadRunner
10 7 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.09%) JMeter
11 6 (1.09%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 121 (21.96%) Finance
2 39 (7.08%) Banking
3 19 (3.45%) Marketing
4 9 (1.63%) Legal
5 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.27%) Military
6 6 (1.09%) French Language
7 5 (0.91%) Front Office
7 5 (0.91%) German Language
7 5 (0.91%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.91%) Law
7 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.73%) Back Office
8 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) Local Government
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (22.69%) Developer
2 88 (15.97%) Analyst
3 40 (7.26%) .NET Developer
4 39 (7.08%) Test Analyst
5 37 (6.72%) Consultant
6 36 (6.53%) Administrator
7 34 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
8 32 (5.81%) C# Developer
9 29 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 28 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (4.90%) Wintel Engineer
12 26 (4.72%) DBA
12 26 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.54%) Support Analyst
14 23 (4.17%) SQL DBA
15 19 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
16 16 (2.90%) SCCM Engineer
16 16 (2.90%) SharePoint Administrator
16 16 (2.90%) Web Developer
17 15 (2.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (30.67%) .NET
2 104 (18.87%) XML
3 89 (16.15%) HTML
4 62 (11.25%) ASP.NET
5 57 (10.34%) CSS
6 46 (8.35%) jQuery
7 30 (5.44%) Web Services
8 29 (5.26%) WinForms
9 28 (5.08%) WPF
10 22 (3.99%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.27%) Classic ASP
12 14 (2.54%) XSD
13 11 (2.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.81%) WCF
15 9 (1.63%) Regular Expression
15 9 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (1.45%) MDX
17 7 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (1.27%) DHTML
18 6 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.99%) Clustering
2 29 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.90%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.63%) CMDB
11 8 (1.45%) PKI
12 7 (1.27%) Replication
13 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.09%) STB
14 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.91%) Derivative
14 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.73%) MPEG
16 3 (0.54%) Cryptography
16 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 325 (58.98%) Windows
2 151 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 121 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (12.16%) Windows 7
7 52 (9.44%) Linux
8 33 (5.99%) Unix
9 32 (5.81%) Windows 10
10 28 (5.08%) Windows XP
11 23 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (3.81%) Windows 8
13 15 (2.72%) Apple iOS
14 13 (2.36%) AIX
15 11 (2.00%) Solaris
15 11 (2.00%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.63%) HPUX
17 6 (1.09%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.15%) ITIL
2 65 (11.80%) Migration
3 50 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (8.17%) Unit Testing
5 38 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 33 (5.99%) OO
6 33 (5.99%) Test Scripting
6 33 (5.99%) Web Development
7 32 (5.81%) Change Management
7 32 (5.81%) Workflow
8 31 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 28 (5.08%) Service Management
11 24 (4.36%) Project Management
12 23 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (4.17%) Release Management
12 23 (4.17%) Software Delivery
13 21 (3.81%) Application Packaging
13 21 (3.81%) Regression Testing
13 21 (3.81%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 343 (62.25%) PowerShell
2 271 (49.18%) SQL
3 170 (30.85%) C#
4 154 (27.95%) VB
5 125 (22.69%) JavaScript
6 88 (15.97%) T-SQL
7 73 (13.25%) VBA
8 67 (12.16%) Java
9 56 (10.16%) VB.NET
10 37 (6.72%) C++
11 32 (5.81%) C
12 29 (5.26%) Perl
13 17 (3.09%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.90%) Python
15 12 (2.18%) Korn
16 9 (1.63%) Bourne shell
17 7 (1.27%) PHP
18 6 (1.09%) COBOL
18 6 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (23.77%) Security Cleared
2 85 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 47 (8.53%) DV Cleared
5 41 (7.44%) Degree
6 36 (6.53%) MCITP
7 32 (5.81%) MCSE
8 26 (4.72%) ISEB
9 24 (4.36%) MCSD
10 22 (3.99%) MCTS
11 18 (3.27%) MCSA
12 17 (3.09%) ISTQB
13 16 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (2.90%) MCAD
14 12 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (2.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.73%) CCNA
16 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.45%) QA
2 13 (2.36%) SLA
3 10 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.73%) WCAG
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 167 (30.31%) Active Directory
2 73 (13.25%) XenApp
3 52 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (9.07%) XenDesktop
5 35 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (5.81%) Hyper-V
6 32 (5.81%) Terminal Services
7 23 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.36%) BitLocker
9 11 (2.00%) vSphere
10 8 (1.45%) NFS
10 8 (1.45%) XenServer
11 7 (1.27%) Samba
12 5 (0.91%) Firmware
13 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 91 (16.52%) SCCM
2 30 (5.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (4.90%) SCOM
5 25 (4.54%) WSUS
6 11 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (2.00%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.63%) Netcool
8 8 (1.45%) Control-M
8 8 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.45%) WMI
9 7 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.27%) OpenView
9 7 (1.27%) SCDPM
10 6 (1.09%) SCSM
10 6 (1.09%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.91%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.91%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.73%) DatAdvantage
12 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 269 (48.82%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.97%) Citrix
2 99 (17.97%) HP
3 97 (17.60%) VMware
4 68 (12.34%) Oracle
5 35 (6.35%) IBM
6 24 (4.36%) Cisco
7 23 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 22 (3.99%) AppSense
9 17 (3.09%) Lotus
10 14 (2.54%) Symantec
11 13 (2.36%) Intel Security
11 13 (2.36%) Lumension
12 10 (1.81%) Dell
13 8 (1.45%) CA
13 8 (1.45%) Informatica
13 8 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.45%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.27%) BMC
14 7 (1.27%) iManage
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 days ago