Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 105 218
Rank change year-on-year -62 +113 +27
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 12 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.054% 0.67% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 1.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
10th Percentile " £425 £315
25th Percentile £620 £450 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £640 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +28.00% +11.11% +3.45%
75th Percentile £660 £501 £505
90th Percentile " £525 £519
Central London median daily rate £640 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +28.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 1,749 860 3,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.12% 48.37% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 657 2,487
10th Percentile £405 £363 £400
25th Percentile £485 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £625
90th Percentile £770 £691 £683
Central London median daily rate £588 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.90% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
10th Percentile £26.15 £19.23 "
25th Percentile £32.00 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £21.92
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +58.57% -0.39%
75th Percentile £61.56 £39.44 £44.51
90th Percentile £67.98 £44.95 £50.61
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £22.33
% change year-on-year +0.72% +55.62% +1.50%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VBScript in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) VMware