Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 December 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.11% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.98% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Cheshire median daily rate - £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.61% +12.73%
North West median daily rate £385 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +18.46% +13.04% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 313 512 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.33% 41.22% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 334 298
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £306 £264
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £51.50 £40.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.75% +35.59% +21.65%
10th Percentile £45.28 £20.63 £25.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.50 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +28.98%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Cheshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Chester +2 1 - -
VBScript
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft