The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -45.00% +4.56%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 88 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.60% 28.76% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 73
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Bedfordshire