The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Lothian 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.17% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 48.28% 40.82% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 4
Average daily rate £355 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
Scotland

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) SNMP
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) AWK
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) sed
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) Munin
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) AWK
1 5 (71.43%) sed
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) Munin
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) OpenView
5 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP