Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 144 162
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.01% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +54.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £263
90th Percentile £475 £550 £288
South East median daily rate £375 £325 £385
% change year-on-year +15.38% -15.58% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £16.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year +189.88% +8.73% -74.28%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,219 1,084 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.51% 27.55% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 643 741
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -31.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.85 £13.24
90th Percentile £49.25 £48.90 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Berkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 7 £325 -
Slough - 2 £400 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Bracknell -16 1 - - 1
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) IIS
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) Web Development
6 7 (35.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (35.00%) Change Management
6 7 (35.00%) KANA
6 7 (35.00%) KANA IQ
7 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) KANA IQ
2 2 (10.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) HP Helion
1 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (35.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CESG
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SDLC
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (35.00%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
1 7 (35.00%) KANA
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Altiris
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (10.00%) Jitterbit
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) SAP