The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 133 119 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.65% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £388 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +142.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £290 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1216 1075 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.18% 42.69% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 721 365
Average daily rate £344 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +96.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.71 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
West Yorkshire -6 6 £275 - 1
South Yorkshire -10 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (37.50%) Jython
3 3 (37.50%) CMDB
3 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) TestNG

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) MSI
3 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Jython
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCEE
1 1 (12.50%) CCIA
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCEA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) Wyse
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix