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 3 months to 26 June 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.60% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 292 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.11% 34.76% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 203 299
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 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 26 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (37.50%) Server Patching
4 3 (37.50%) EMC VNX
4 3 (37.50%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) WSUS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Modbus
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VB Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) COM+
1 2 (25.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
1 3 (37.50%) Server Patching
1 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Dell Compellent
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware