The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 51 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.12% 1.35% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 4.46% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £290 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
VBScript
South East

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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 112 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 47.39% 30.19% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 63 56
Average daily rate £368 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £492 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £29.95 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.94% -25.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Worthing - 3 £350 -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (77.78%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) API Testing
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DTS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) API Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) IBM