Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 9 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 244 232
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 23
City of London median daily rate £500 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.70% -9.44% -
10th Percentile £425 £316 £303
90th Percentile £519 £498 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,802 3,847 3,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.37% 54.25% 52.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,257 3,205 3,144
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £389 £381 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +51.48% -10.96%
10th Percentile £21.13 £16.10 £13.35
90th Percentile £57.40 £74.46 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £25.79
% change year-on-year -24.51% +43.83% -6.23%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) SCCM
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) VB
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
5 5 (38.46%) MSI
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
5 5 (38.46%) Ivanti
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) WinDbg
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 5 (38.46%) Perfmon
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Lumension
6 4 (30.77%) XenMobile
6 4 (30.77%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (30.77%) E-Discovery
6 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
6 4 (30.77%) DFS Replication
6 4 (30.77%) Xen
6 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
6 4 (30.77%) WSUS

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MSI
1 5 (38.46%) WinDbg
2 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Automation Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) VB Scripter
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
3 4 (30.77%) E-Discovery
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
1 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 4 (30.77%) DFS Replication
2 4 (30.77%) Xen
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Perfmon
3 4 (30.77%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 4 (30.77%) WSUS
3 4 (30.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Ivanti
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Lumension
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle