The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 339 333
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 55 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.94% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 66 67
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £234 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +9.48% -2.14%  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9881 9411 9827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.78% 43.51% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7315 7173 7188
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 39 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £135.00 £52.19
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the London 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
City of London -10 8 £400 -20.00% 3
Croydon - 5 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £350 -
VBScript
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 London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 62 (63.92%) PowerShell
2 56 (57.73%) Windows
3 43 (44.33%) SQL
4 37 (38.14%) Linux
5 36 (37.11%) Finance
6 28 (28.87%) Windows Server
7 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
8 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (25.77%) .NET
10 24 (24.74%) Firewall
11 23 (23.71%) Active Directory
12 21 (21.65%) TeamCity
13 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
13 20 (20.62%) IIS
13 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
13 20 (20.62%) Banking
14 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (18.56%) Oracle
15 17 (17.53%) Control-M
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (16.49%) Unix
16 16 (16.49%) C#
17 15 (15.46%) Java
17 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (15.46%) SCCM
17 15 (15.46%) Migration
17 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (20.62%) IIS
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.15%) SAS
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (7.22%) Office 365
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) Kerberos
3 4 (4.12%) NAS
3 4 (4.12%) SAN
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) Skype
4 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) DMZ
5 2 (2.06%) FTP
5 2 (2.06%) HTTP
5 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.06%) SSH
5 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless
5 2 (2.06%) WLAN
6 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (5.15%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.09%) MS Access
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.03%) Big Data
9 1 (1.03%) Informix
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) TeamCity
2 10 (10.31%) MSI
3 9 (9.28%) Selenium
4 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.19%) HP UFT
6 5 (5.15%) InstallShield
6 5 (5.15%) JIRA
7 4 (4.12%) Subversion
8 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.06%) Ant
9 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.03%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.03%) TestNG
10 1 (1.03%) Toad
10 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 20 (20.62%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Back Office
3 10 (10.31%) Front Office
4 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.19%) Implementation Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Tester
5 6 (6.19%) Wintel Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Applications Packager
6 5 (5.15%) Data Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Manual Tester
8 3 (3.09%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Release Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 5 (5.15%) REST
4 5 (5.15%) Web Services
5 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.06%) DHTML
5 2 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.03%) Ajax
6 1 (1.03%) COM+
6 1 (1.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.03%) WinForms
6 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) PMI
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) STB
4 2 (2.06%) Derivative
4 2 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) Fintech
5 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.03%) MPEG
5 1 (1.03%) Robotics
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (57.73%) Windows
2 37 (38.14%) Linux
3 28 (28.87%) Windows Server
4 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.49%) Unix
7 13 (13.40%) Windows 10
8 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
9 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (8.25%) AIX
10 8 (8.25%) Solaris
10 8 (8.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.03%) Android
12 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.46%) Migration
3 12 (12.37%) Business Continuity
4 11 (11.34%) ITIL
5 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Functional Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Regression Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Scrum
7 7 (7.22%) Task Automation
8 6 (6.19%) Application Packaging
8 6 (6.19%) Data Integration
8 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.19%) ETL
8 6 (6.19%) SDLC
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.15%) Release Management
9 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.92%) PowerShell
2 43 (44.33%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
4 16 (16.49%) C#
5 15 (15.46%) Java
6 14 (14.43%) Perl
7 13 (13.40%) VB
8 7 (7.22%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.15%) AWK
9 5 (5.15%) SAS Macro
9 5 (5.15%) sed
10 3 (3.09%) C
10 3 (3.09%) C++
11 2 (2.06%) Python
11 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.06%) VBA
12 1 (1.03%) F#
12 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) ISEB
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.15%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CISSP
4 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) MCITP
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.03%) GISP
7 1 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (23.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.19%) vSphere
5 5 (5.15%) XenApp
5 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.06%) Docker
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Control-M
2 15 (15.46%) SCCM
3 9 (9.28%) BladeLogic
4 7 (7.22%) WSUS
5 6 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (6.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (5.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.12%) Puppet
7 4 (4.12%) SCOM
8 3 (3.09%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Ansible
9 2 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.03%) Packer
10 1 (1.03%) Sysprep
10 1 (1.03%) Terraform
10 1 (1.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 14 (14.43%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) BMC
4 9 (9.28%) Citrix
4 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.28%) Tripwire
5 7 (7.22%) Dell
5 7 (7.22%) Symantec
6 6 (6.19%) AppSense
7 5 (5.15%) Altiris
7 5 (5.15%) Greenplum
7 5 (5.15%) IBM
7 5 (5.15%) Splunk
8 4 (4.12%) McAfee
9 3 (3.09%) Blue Prism
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) HP
9 3 (3.09%) Trustwave
10 2 (2.06%) Aruba