The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 68 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.47% 0.13% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.29% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £390 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £326
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
VBScript
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
377 344 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 58.63% 43.99% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 235 198
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.74 £32.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
South Wales -5 3 £390 +73.33% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) arcserve
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware