Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 233 224
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -26
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.61% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 8
City of London median daily rate £390 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
10th Percentile £343 £366 £395
90th Percentile £450 £538 £523
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -11.11% +6.51% -6.11%
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 3,651 3,777 3,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.00% 53.24% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,014 3,192 2,655
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% +0.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £18.35 £20.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £85.21 £54.03 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.46% +1.82% -7.78%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) AdminStudio
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) VB
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Access
7 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (9.09%) R

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Packager
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Database Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Investment Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Wyse