The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 104 109 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing VBScript 24 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.095% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 0.29% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 9
Average daily rate
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£213 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.88% +123.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £425 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £425 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
VBScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
808 688 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.43% 32.59% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 418 440
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.85 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Worcestershire - 8 £199 - 1
Birmingham 0 4 £200 -52.94% 3
Coventry - 4 £225 -
Solihull - 2 £300 - 3
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (57.58%) HTML
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
1 19 (57.58%) Classic ASP
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 17 (51.52%) VB
4 16 (48.48%) Intranet
4 16 (48.48%) CSS3
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 14 (42.42%) .NET
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 5 (15.15%) VBA
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.09%) C#
12 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 2 (6.06%) SCCM
12 2 (6.06%) SCOM
12 2 (6.06%) JSON

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) DTS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Automotive
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) VB Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ASP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) HTML
1 19 (57.58%) Classic ASP
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 16 (48.48%) CSS3
3 16 (48.48%) HTML5
4 14 (42.42%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.03%) MDX
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) OO
2 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.03%) System Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) VB
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.15%) VBA
6 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) CCNP
1 1 (3.03%) CCNA
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Dell
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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