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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 112 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 1.29% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£269 £253 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% +42.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £253 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £271 £184
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.37% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.78 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-23.64% +76.07%
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
788 855 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.05% 39.13% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 484 598
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
South Yorkshire +9 3 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -8 1 £163 -35.64% 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) MSI
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenServer
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) Wyse
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MSI
2 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
4 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCA
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCEA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Wyse
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Becrypt
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago