Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 153 151
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.13% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.54% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 26
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £325
90th Percentile £449 £350 £488
South East median daily rate £350 £330 £380
% change year-on-year +6.06% -13.16% +9.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +163.64% -28.26% -48.89%

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 1,237 932 1,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.26% 24.59% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 538 776
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £294 £269
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.24% +75.00% -61.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.18 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 8 £325 -
Slough - 2 £400 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
VBScript
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) Case Management
6 3 (27.27%) Zephyr
7 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (18.18%) iPaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Jitterbit
7 2 (18.18%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) NetSuite

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (18.18%) iPaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 3 (27.27%) Zephyr
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Case Management
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) API Testing
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Jitterbit
4 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics