The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 57
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.12% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% -2.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 178 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.99% 37.63% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 89 113
Median daily rate £465 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.80% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £41.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Essex

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Data Transformation
3 5 (62.50%) QlikView
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) OLTP
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) OLAP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) MDX
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MS Visio

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) OLAP
2 5 (62.50%) OLTP
2 5 (62.50%) QlikView
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) ETL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) ETL
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Data Transformation
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Ticket Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) IFRS
1 2 (25.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (12.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix