Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 15 July 2019 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 269 238
Rank change year-on-year +1 -31 -17
Contract jobs citing VBScript 22 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.25% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 18
Central London median daily rate £444 £433 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +18.49% -21.08%
10th Percentile £313 £224 £309
90th Percentile £519 £575 £483
London median daily rate £435 £425 £365
% change year-on-year +2.35% +16.44% -14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £32.46 £47.83 -
% change year-on-year -32.14% - -

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 Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,389 4,912 3,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.73% 52.60% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,557 4,053 2,997
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +9.65%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £653
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.60% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 13
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -12.19% +28.87%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.55 £13.31
90th Percentile £59.90 £57.75 £41.90
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.02 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.70% +5.04% +53.85%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Central London over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Central London region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
City of London -2 18 £475 +5.56% 2
West End of London - 1 £400 -
City of Westminster - 1 £400 -
VBScript
London

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
5 8 (36.36%) Perfmon
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) VB
6 7 (31.82%) Citrix
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (31.82%) SCCM
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (22.73%) WMI
9 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) MCDST
9 4 (18.18%) Robotics
9 4 (18.18%) Ivanti
9 4 (18.18%) Blue Prism
9 4 (18.18%) Robotic Process Automation
9 4 (18.18%) WinDbg
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 4 (18.18%) Task Automation
9 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (18.18%) UiPath

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MSI
1 4 (18.18%) WinDbg
2 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Automation Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) VB Scripter
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Robotics
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (18.18%) Robotic Process Automation
2 4 (18.18%) Task Automation
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) VBA
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) R
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
2 4 (18.18%) MCDST
2 4 (18.18%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Perfmon
2 7 (31.82%) SCCM
3 5 (22.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Blue Prism
3 4 (18.18%) Ivanti
3 4 (18.18%) UiPath
4 3 (13.64%) McAfee
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Altiris
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Reuters