Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 56
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.79% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.65% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Kent median daily rate - £434 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.15% -
South East median daily rate £354 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -5.67% +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% -48.89% +16.13%

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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 185 364 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 33.33% 47.77% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 254 140
Kent median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £275
90th Percentile £435 £601 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £15.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.52% -62.19% -14.89%
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +3.90% +2.67%

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