The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 24 June 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)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 14.81% 8.20% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 20.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Median daily rate £403 £335 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £443 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% -2.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

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 Erskine with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 174 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 62.96% 39.64% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 105 23
Median daily rate £412 £321 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.34% -8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Erskine

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Erskine over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) HP