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 3 months to 27 April 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 1.40% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -13.33% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +71.42%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 215 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 37.59% 28.29% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 142 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM