The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.74% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 0.54% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +9.48% -2.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.94
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 254 184 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 40.19% 27.63% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 104 131
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £52.50 £42.15
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £350 -
Hatfield - 2 £488 - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 £388 -
VBScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (36.36%) CESG
4 4 (36.36%) Altiris
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
4 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
1 4 (36.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) FxCop
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Moq
1 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
1 2 (18.18%) StyleCop
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Associate Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior SCCM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Report Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) AutoMapper
3 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSL
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Disk Encryption
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
2 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) SOLID
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) REXX
5 1 (9.09%) Tcl
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Altiris
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) SAP