Period
to 20 April 2021

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 6 months to 20 April 2021 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 415 386 553
Rank change year-on-year -29 +167 -63
Contract jobs citing VBScript 26 50 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 42
10th Percentile £259 £263 £266
25th Percentile £309 £285 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £413
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% -2.94%
75th Percentile £485 £530 £478
90th Percentile £574 £575 £519
England median daily rate £375 £378 £380
% change year-on-year -0.86% -0.46% -7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £44.42
Median % change year-on-year - -11.07% -7.14%
England median hourly rate - £27.70 £31.21
% change year-on-year - -11.25% -34.75%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 10,571 11,266 20,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.66% 47.78% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,882 8,427 15,324
10th Percentile £363 £370 £363
25th Percentile £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £613 £610
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £481
% change year-on-year - +4.06% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 82 108
10th Percentile £20.95 £18.98 £18.39
25th Percentile £28.31 £31.40 £21.22
Median hourly rate £44.00 £48.17 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.65% +33.79% +8.27%
75th Percentile £61.75 £61.19 £47.50
90th Percentile £68.04 £69.10 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBScript in London.

Daily rate trend for VBScript in London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBScript in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VBScript in London

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBScript in London.

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 6 months to 20 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +36 6 £375 -31.82%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 15 (57.69%) VB
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) Banking
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
7 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Change Management
8 7 (26.92%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
11 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (15.38%) REST
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft 365

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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Drupal
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
1 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eikon
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.85%) Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) EDMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) International Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IAM Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) REST
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.85%) Django
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Robotics
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 15 (57.69%) VB
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Python
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.69%) C#
8 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.69%) VBA
9 1 (3.85%) Perl
9 1 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (3.85%) PROC SQL
9 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) COREP
2 2 (7.69%) CRD IV
3 1 (3.85%) GDPR
3 1 (3.85%) GRC
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) NIST
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) Xen
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WMI
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) Altiris
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.85%) FactSet
5 1 (3.85%) OpenText
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat