The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 102 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.56% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.73% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £380 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
725 636 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.74% 32.30% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 341 385
Average daily rate £325 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £215
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 23 17 27
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £37.64 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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
Coventry - 6 £225 -
Birmingham -2 4 £238 -44.11%
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
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England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
1 16 (69.57%) VB
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (21.74%) VBA
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Intranet
10 2 (8.70%) ETL
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) e-Work
2 1 (4.35%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) DTS
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) VB Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) ASP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) Classic ASP
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) MDX
8 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
1 16 (69.57%) VB
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
4 5 (21.74%) VBA
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.70%) Metastorm
3 1 (4.35%) Open Text
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
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