Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 January 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - +81 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% - 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Birmingham median daily rate - - £388
West Midlands median daily rate £301 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -33.11% +50.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 518 510 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.78% 36.69% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 308 267
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £269 £228
90th Percentile £548 £538 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £37.75 £31.85 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% +94.47% -18.13%
10th Percentile £14.13 £16.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.70 £28.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.66 £24.00 £29.85
% change year-on-year +27.75% -19.58% +4.03%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Birmingham

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Birmingham

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNA
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) AppDNA
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) AppDNA
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix