Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 404 602 640
Rank change year-on-year +198 +38 -58
Contract jobs citing VBScript 64 201 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 172
Median daily rate £488 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +14.58% -4.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £213
90th Percentile £611 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £488 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +18.18% +17.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -58.19% +6.29%
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £39.18 £47.83
% change year-on-year +0.83% -18.10% +6.29%

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 11,016 34,107 42,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.93% 42.39% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,355 23,849 29,877
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £316
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 593 670
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +6.82% +5.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.23 £17.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £56.85 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.52
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.99% +3.79%

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 21 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VBScript in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 21 September 2020. 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 +165 28 £488 +12.07% 5
Midlands +109 20 £538 +50.88%
West Midlands +77 15 £538 +19.44%
South East +156 7 £315 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +60 5 £360 +6.67%
North of England +109 4 £136 -63.80% 7
North West +72 4 £136 -64.74% 5
South West +92 3 £320 -5.19% 1
East of England +90 1 £500 +185.71%
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 48 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
3 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
4 26 (40.63%) Windows
5 25 (39.06%) .NET
6 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 23 (35.94%) C#
7 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
8 20 (31.25%) Migration
9 19 (29.69%) SQL
10 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
11 16 (25.00%) VB
11 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.00%) HTML
11 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 15 (23.44%) CSS
13 14 (21.88%) DNS
14 13 (20.31%) XML
14 13 (20.31%) InfoPath
14 13 (20.31%) SCCM
14 13 (20.31%) jQuery
14 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
15 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
16 11 (17.19%) Change Management
16 11 (17.19%) Unix
17 10 (15.63%) IIS
17 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (15.63%) Oracle
17 10 (15.63%) Citrix
17 10 (15.63%) VMware

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 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.63%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) InfoPath
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) DNS
2 8 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) IPsec
3 3 (4.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (4.69%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.56%) DataStage
6 1 (1.56%) dBASE
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) Hudson
2 8 (12.50%) MSI
3 5 (7.81%) AdminStudio
3 5 (7.81%) Ant
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.69%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Military
3 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Applications Packager
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 16 (25.00%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) CSS
4 13 (20.31%) jQuery
4 13 (20.31%) XML
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.81%) JMS
5 5 (7.81%) Middleware
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (7.81%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) Spring
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.69%) CMDB
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Unix
3 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (14.06%) Linux
4 9 (14.06%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.69%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (17.19%) Change Management
4 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.06%) Workflow
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
6 6 (9.38%) Patch Management
6 6 (9.38%) Software Deployment
6 6 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Matrix Management
7 5 (7.81%) Network Management
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 5 (7.81%) Security Hardening
7 5 (7.81%) SOA
7 5 (7.81%) Software Distribution
7 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (35.94%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) VB
5 9 (14.06%) Python
6 8 (12.50%) Java
6 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.81%) Perl
9 4 (6.25%) C
10 3 (4.69%) C++
10 3 (4.69%) Ruby
11 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCSD
6 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) CISA
7 1 (1.56%) CISSP
7 1 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) Terminal Server
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.69%) RSA Archer
3 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Citrix
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) McAfee
4 3 (4.69%) Automation Anywhere
4 3 (4.69%) Lotus
5 2 (3.13%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Qualys
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Talend
6 1 (1.56%) Teradata