Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 January 2018 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.19% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.59% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Kent median daily rate £463 - £430
South East median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.32 £16.50 £15.78
% change year-on-year +101.94% +4.60% -66.96%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 253 170 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.29% 36.80% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 118 201
Kent median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.22% -3.57%
10th Percentile £296 £241 £244
90th Percentile £529 £536 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 16
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 - £37.50
10th Percentile £38.90 - £15.75
90th Percentile £40.71 - £40.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +18.18%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Kent

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Kent

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft