Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 August 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 104 77
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27 +28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.79% 0.35% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 0.86% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
Bristol median daily rate £225 £288 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% -8.73% -
10th Percentile £213 £231 £257
90th Percentile £261 £447 £366
South West median daily rate £225 £375 £318
% change year-on-year -40.00% +18.11% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £11.75

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 841 695 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.40% 40.38% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 451 444
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £514 £500 £484
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.21% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 25
Bristol median hourly rate £40.88 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +7.59% +9.72%
10th Percentile £32.28 £25.15 £28.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £51.65 £48.90
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -2.30% +4.19% +8.79%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Bristol

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Bristol

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Bristol

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Workflow
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (60.00%) Drupal
2 9 (60.00%) CMS
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) WMI
2 9 (60.00%) WCAG
2 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) API Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Content Management
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
8 1 (6.67%) Xamarin

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (60.00%) CMS
1 9 (60.00%) Drupal
2 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 8 (53.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) ASP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) API Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Workflow
3 8 (53.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (53.33%) Content Management
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) WCAG
2 8 (53.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin