Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 109 127
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 2.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +48.15% -32.50%
10th Percentile £316 £353 £204
90th Percentile £420 £450 £360
Scotland median daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -1.41% +9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £29.75 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1044 770 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.52% 36.44% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 479 496
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Edinburgh

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Edinburgh

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (41.67%) WSUS
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) AppSense
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Client/Server

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) QC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
3 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (41.67%) WSUS
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe