Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 474 439
Rank change year-on-year -30 -35 -74
Contract jobs citing VBScript 130 134 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.67% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 114
London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £213 £257
90th Percentile £494 £550 £525
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 2
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +137.66% +91.67%
England median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.38
% change year-on-year +25.05% +70.95% -41.50%

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 22484 20043 20414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.63% 43.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17032 14992 15212
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £304
90th Percentile £667 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 113 145
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.70
90th Percentile £52.45 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South London -14 27 £450 +9.76%
Central London -12 21 £450 - 7
East London -6 5 £275 -47.12%
West London -19 3 £155 -
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 95 (73.08%) Windows
2 83 (63.85%) PowerShell
3 50 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 46 (35.38%) SQL
5 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
7 40 (30.77%) VB
8 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
9 33 (25.38%) Linux
10 32 (24.62%) Finance
11 31 (23.85%) Windows 7
11 31 (23.85%) Windows 10
12 30 (23.08%) VMware
13 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 27 (20.77%) C#
15 24 (18.46%) .NET
15 24 (18.46%) XML
16 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (16.15%) SC Cleared
18 20 (15.38%) SCCM
18 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 20 (15.38%) Citrix
19 19 (14.62%) Windows Server
20 18 (13.85%) Java
20 18 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (13.85%) Banking
21 17 (13.08%) Scrum
21 17 (13.08%) Unix

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 14 (10.77%) SAS
2 10 (7.69%) IIS
3 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.15%) CMS
5 4 (3.08%) Confluence
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) HFM
1 1 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Office 365
2 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) SAN
2 8 (6.15%) DNS
3 7 (5.38%) Firewall
4 4 (3.08%) FTP
4 4 (3.08%) Skype
5 3 (2.31%) DMZ
5 3 (2.31%) LAN
5 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.31%) WAN
6 2 (1.54%) DHCP
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
6 2 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (0.77%) LDAP
7 1 (0.77%) Network Security
7 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.77%) VLAN
7 1 (0.77%) VPN
7 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 14 (10.77%) Star Schema
4 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.08%) MS Access
6 4 (3.08%) MySQL
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.54%) DocumentDB
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.77%) Informix
9 1 (0.77%) QlikView
9 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MSI
2 9 (6.92%) JIRA
3 7 (5.38%) InstallShield
4 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.85%) Selenium
4 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.54%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.77%) GCC
8 1 (0.77%) GDB
8 1 (0.77%) Grunt
8 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.77%) Maven
8 1 (0.77%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Banking
3 8 (6.15%) Legal
4 6 (4.62%) Front Office
5 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Developer
2 19 (14.62%) Analyst
3 14 (10.77%) Data Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Senior Data Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.15%) Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Applications Packager
7 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Citrix Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Wintel Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) .NET
1 24 (18.46%) XML
2 14 (10.77%) HTML
2 14 (10.77%) REST
3 11 (8.46%) Web Services
4 10 (7.69%) WPF
5 9 (6.92%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.31%) XBRL
7 3 (2.31%) XSD
8 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.54%) COM
8 2 (1.54%) CSS
8 2 (1.54%) CSS3
8 2 (1.54%) DHTML
8 2 (1.54%) HTML5
8 2 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.62%) PMI
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.08%) STB
5 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.31%) Derivative
5 3 (2.31%) Equities
5 3 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.31%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.54%) MPEG
6 2 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 95 (73.08%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (25.38%) Linux
5 31 (23.85%) Windows 10
5 31 (23.85%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.62%) Windows Server
7 17 (13.08%) Unix
8 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.69%) AIX
10 9 (6.92%) Solaris
10 9 (6.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.08%) Scrum
3 16 (12.31%) ETL
3 16 (12.31%) ITIL
3 16 (12.31%) Validation
4 15 (11.54%) Migration
5 14 (10.77%) Data Analysis
5 14 (10.77%) Data Integration
5 14 (10.77%) SQL Optimisation
5 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.15%) Application Packaging
7 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.15%) OO
7 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (4.62%) SDLC
9 6 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.85%) PowerShell
2 46 (35.38%) SQL
3 40 (30.77%) VB
4 27 (20.77%) C#
5 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.85%) Java
7 16 (12.31%) Perl
8 15 (11.54%) AWK
8 15 (11.54%) sed
9 14 (10.77%) SAS Macro
10 7 (5.38%) VBA
11 6 (4.62%) C
11 6 (4.62%) C++
11 6 (4.62%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.31%) VC++
14 1 (0.77%) Python
14 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.92%) Degree
4 8 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.85%) CISSP
7 4 (3.08%) ISEB
7 4 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.31%) MCSE
9 2 (1.54%) CCA
9 2 (1.54%) CCNA
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.54%) MCP
10 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (33.08%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) XenApp
4 11 (8.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.08%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.31%) Cronacle
8 3 (2.31%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.31%) vSphere
9 2 (1.54%) Docker
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SCCM
2 10 (7.69%) BladeLogic
3 6 (4.62%) PowerCLI
3 6 (4.62%) ThinApp
4 4 (3.08%) Control-M
4 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.31%) WSUS
6 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.54%) Puppet
6 2 (1.54%) SCOM
6 2 (1.54%) WMI
7 1 (0.77%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.77%) Kibana
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.77%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.08%) VMware
3 20 (15.38%) Citrix
4 14 (10.77%) Greenplum
5 11 (8.46%) McAfee
5 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.69%) Aveksa
6 10 (7.69%) BMC
6 10 (7.69%) Tripwire
7 6 (4.62%) HP
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle
8 5 (3.85%) Cisco
9 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.08%) Infoblox
9 4 (3.08%) RightFax
10 3 (2.31%) Becrypt
10 3 (2.31%) Dell
10 3 (2.31%) GFI Software
10 3 (2.31%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds