Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 25 July 2017 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -45 0 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.72% 0.47% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.32% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
County Antrim median daily rate £263 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +39.53% -28.33%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £202
90th Percentile £283 £325 £225
Northern Ireland median daily rate £263 £300 £215
% change year-on-year -12.50% +39.53% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 76 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 80.87% 35.35% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 37 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £299 £163 £163
90th Percentile £488 £438 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -68.75% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -57.81% -

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in County Antrim

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in County Antrim

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Belfast -43 4 £263 -12.50%
VBScript
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft