Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 30 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 620 461 639
Rank change year-on-year -159 +178 -44
Contract jobs citing VBScript 78 81 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 118
10th Percentile £214 £320 £260
25th Percentile £326 £362 £311
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £475 £375
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +4.17%
75th Percentile £500 £539 £443
90th Percentile £538 £588 £519
UK median daily rate £375 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -14.77% +17.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year - +1.23% -51.20%
UK median hourly rate - £27.70 £39.18
% change year-on-year - -29.30% -5.60%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,371 13,543 35,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.59% 41.70% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,768 9,675 25,295
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £518 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +3.51% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 246 588
10th Percentile £16.38 £15.60 £20.31
25th Percentile £24.88 £22.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £51.06
90th Percentile £64.50 £60.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.96
% change year-on-year - -5.47% +11.01%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in England.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in England.

Hourly rate trend for VBScript in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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
London -138 32 £425 -12.82% 6
South East -49 12 £495 +22.22% 7
South West -8 9 £375 +0.67% 1
North of England -30 8 £400 +59.52% 15
East of England -9 7 £309 -38.30% 2
North West -34 7 £400 +164.03% 10
Midlands -70 4 £300 -42.86% 2
East Midlands -21 2 - -
West Midlands -50 2 £300 -44.19% 2
North East -10 1 - - 1
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 63 (80.77%) PowerShell
2 46 (58.97%) Windows
3 27 (34.62%) ITIL
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
3 27 (34.62%) VB
3 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 24 (30.77%) VMware
5 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.21%) Social Skills
7 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 20 (25.64%) SCCM
8 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (23.08%) Java
10 17 (21.79%) Linux
10 17 (21.79%) DNS
11 16 (20.51%) DHCP
11 16 (20.51%) .NET
11 16 (20.51%) Application Packaging
12 15 (19.23%) Degree
12 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
12 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 15 (19.23%) Python
12 15 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
13 14 (17.95%) HTML
13 14 (17.95%) Citrix
13 14 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (16.67%) Incident Management

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.28%) Documentum
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Eikon
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.28%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (16.67%) AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (7.69%) IaaS
3 6 (7.69%) PaaS
4 5 (6.41%) Kong
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.85%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.56%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.28%) GitHub
7 1 (1.28%) Serverless
7 1 (1.28%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) DHCP
3 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.67%) Firewall
5 9 (11.54%) HTTP
6 7 (8.97%) SAN
7 5 (6.41%) FTP
7 5 (6.41%) PuTTY
7 5 (6.41%) SMTP
7 5 (6.41%) SSH
7 5 (6.41%) SSL
7 5 (6.41%) Telnet
7 5 (6.41%) WinSCP
8 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.85%) VPN
9 2 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.56%) MS Access
4 2 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.28%) EDMS
5 1 (1.28%) Metadata
5 1 (1.28%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MSI
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) InstallShield
4 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.85%) AdminStudio
5 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (2.56%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (28.21%) Social Skills
2 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.38%) Finance
4 8 (10.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) International Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Applications Packager
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Tester
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) HTML
3 8 (10.26%) REST
3 8 (10.26%) SOAP
4 7 (8.97%) HTML5
4 7 (8.97%) XML
5 6 (7.69%) JSON
6 5 (6.41%) JMS
6 5 (6.41%) LAMP
6 5 (6.41%) XML-RPC
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.13%) Kafka
7 4 (5.13%) LDAP
7 4 (5.13%) SonicMQ
7 4 (5.13%) Web Services
7 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.85%) CSS
8 3 (3.85%) JSP
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) PKI
1 5 (6.41%) Wiki
2 3 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Robotics
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 17 (21.79%) Linux
4 11 (14.10%) Windows 10
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) VMS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) Application Packaging
4 15 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 9 (11.54%) Workflow
8 8 (10.26%) Change Management
8 8 (10.26%) ITSM
9 7 (8.97%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Migration
9 7 (8.97%) Release Management
10 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
10 6 (7.69%) Information Security
10 6 (7.69%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 63 (80.77%) PowerShell
2 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 27 (34.62%) VB
3 18 (23.08%) Java
4 15 (19.23%) Python
5 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.97%) C#
6 7 (8.97%) C++
6 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.41%) VBA
9 4 (5.13%) C
9 4 (5.13%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.85%) PHP
11 2 (2.56%) R
11 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.85%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) SANS
9 1 (1.28%) CISA
9 1 (1.28%) CISSP
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) MCSA
9 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) GDPR
1 2 (2.56%) GRC
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) NIST
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.26%) XenApp
5 5 (6.41%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.13%) NFS
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.85%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.56%) Firmware
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (25.64%) SCCM
2 12 (15.38%) WSUS
3 8 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (7.69%) Nagios
5 4 (5.13%) MobiControl
6 3 (3.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.28%) Ansible
7 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.28%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.28%) StackStorm
7 1 (1.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) VMware
2 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) Citrix
4 7 (8.97%) HP
4 7 (8.97%) NetApp
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) Blue Prism
6 5 (6.41%) AppDynamics
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.13%) Automation Anywhere
7 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.13%) IBM
7 4 (5.13%) SOTI
7 4 (5.13%) UiPath
8 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 3 (3.85%) Splunk
8 3 (3.85%) Symantec
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
9 2 (2.56%) Sophos