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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 104 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing VBScript 17 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.38% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 1.15% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Average daily rate
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£225 £225 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £340 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.13 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +26.22%
VBScript
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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
766 693 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.36% 32.83% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 407 404
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 24
Average hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.20 £40.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 21 August 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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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
Coventry - 6 £225 -
Birmingham +1 4 £200 -52.94%
Worcestershire - 3 £188 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (64.29%) VB
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) Classic ASP
4 12 (42.86%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) jQuery
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) Intranet
7 8 (28.57%) HTML5
7 8 (28.57%) CSS3
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 5 (17.86%) VBA
10 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
11 4 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (14.29%) Migration
11 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (10.71%) Windows
12 3 (10.71%) Ajax
12 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (7.14%) Oracle
13 2 (7.14%) Business Objects

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) e-Work
2 1 (3.57%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) DTS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.57%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.57%) Automotive
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) VB Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) ASP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) Classic ASP
3 12 (42.86%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 8 (28.57%) HTML5
5 8 (28.57%) CSS3
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 2 (7.14%) JSON
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.57%) MDX
9 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) EPoS
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) VB
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.86%) VBA
6 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) SAPscript
7 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.14%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.57%) Open Text
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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