Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 273 263
Rank change year-on-year +130 -10 -25
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 21 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.31% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 30
Median daily rate £490 £444 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +2.60% +18.49%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £224
90th Percentile £519 £519 £575
London median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.92 £47.83
% change year-on-year -12.06% -6.09% -

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 1,573 4,389 4,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.42% 50.72% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,158 3,559 4,094
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £367 £394 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -12.19%
10th Percentile £28.55 £21.00 £12.58
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.90 £55.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year - -17.42% +5.96%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in Central London.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in Central London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in Central London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in Central London.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +92 10 £490 +3.16% 4
VBScript
London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 5 (50.00%) UiPath
4 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Process Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
5 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) UiPath
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee