The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / East of England
Rank 119 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £444 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £324
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.10%  
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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 832 793 908
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.06% 32.28% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 462 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the East of England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Essex - 8 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (36.84%) ETL
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
6 6 (31.58%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (31.58%) WCF
6 6 (31.58%) LINQ
6 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) OLAP
3 5 (26.32%) OLTP
3 5 (26.32%) QlikView
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (26.32%) FxCop
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
1 5 (26.32%) StyleCop
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) ETL Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Architect
7 2 (10.53%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) WCF Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Administrator
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) SSAS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) Entity Framework
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) LINQ
2 6 (31.58%) NHibernate
2 6 (31.58%) REST
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
2 6 (31.58%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) XSL
2 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
3 5 (26.32%) AutoMapper
3 5 (26.32%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (15.79%) MDX
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Contactless
2 4 (21.05%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) SOLID
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Code Coverage
4 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
4 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Ticket Management
7 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 4 (21.05%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (5.26%) REXX
7 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IFRS
1 2 (10.53%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) AppSense
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Progress
4 1 (5.26%) VMware