The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 85 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.74% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 2.45% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Median daily rate £250 £268 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% -18.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £283 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year -45.00% +2.23%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 634 489 564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.84% 30.32% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 308 331
Median daily rate £350 £333 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.00 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VBScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -1 6 £253 +127.47% 3
Derbyshire -8 4 £125 +13.12%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
1 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (76.47%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (52.94%) SCCM
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) IIS
4 9 (52.94%) Dell
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 8 (47.06%) EPoS
6 6 (35.29%) Sun
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Wireless
2 9 (52.94%) DHCP
2 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) JBehave
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) IT Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) EPoS Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) EPoS
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
2 1 (5.88%) BDD
2 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
2 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Line Management
2 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Presales
2 1 (5.88%) Test Management
2 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) HP
3 9 (52.94%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) Sun
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
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