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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - 114 102
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.54% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 14
Median daily rate - £300 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +25.53%
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
1019 737 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.73% 29.20% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 437 428
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 28
Median hourly rate £39.60 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) LotusScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ODBC
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MCAD
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) API Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) LotusScript
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft