The table below looks at the statistics for WSH skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSH over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Script Host (WSH)
Rank 642 606 591
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -15
Contract jobs citing WSH 1 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.027% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £225
% change year-on-year
- +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WSH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WSH
Daily Rate Trend

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

WSH Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WSH
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WSH Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WSH
Top 3 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WSH 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 WSH.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash

WSH
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Receivables
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Order to Cash
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle