Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 533 354 489
Rank change year-on-year -179 +135 +56
Contract jobs citing VBScript 49 34 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 43
10th Percentile £381 £340 £263
25th Percentile £444 £425 £346
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £501 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £500
90th Percentile £600 £516 £565
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate - £20.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -1.22% +10.81%

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 17,176 7,869 16,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.35% 49.57% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,059 5,815 12,337
10th Percentile £406 £350 £363
25th Percentile £481 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £630 £619
90th Percentile £750 £713 £694
England median daily rate £534 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +9.44% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 50 105
10th Percentile £24.50 £21.93 £16.50
25th Percentile £36.25 £30.36 £25.00
Median hourly rate £52.50 £37.93 £45.50
Median % change year-on-year +38.42% -16.64% +26.39%
75th Percentile £67.25 £52.91 £52.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £66.98 £60.32
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% -4.55% +4.76%

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -67 6 £575 +16.16% 6
East London - 1 - - 2
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 38 (77.55%) PowerShell
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) Windows
4 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.73%) DNS
5 18 (36.73%) DHCP
6 16 (32.65%) .NET
6 16 (32.65%) VB
7 15 (30.61%) MySQL
7 15 (30.61%) Linux
7 15 (30.61%) SCCM
8 12 (24.49%) Migration
9 11 (22.45%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) Social Skills
10 10 (20.41%) Task Automation
10 10 (20.41%) Python
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) Firewall
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) Internet
11 9 (18.37%) Classic ASP
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle
11 9 (18.37%) Java
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
12 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
12 8 (16.33%) Unix
12 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
12 8 (16.33%) Web Development
12 8 (16.33%) Banking

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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) HFM
1 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (12.24%) Azure
4 5 (10.20%) Kong
5 4 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.08%) SaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.04%) GitHub
7 1 (2.04%) IaaS
7 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) DHCP
1 18 (36.73%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) Internet
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.20%) FTP
5 5 (10.20%) HTTP
5 5 (10.20%) Intranet
5 5 (10.20%) PuTTY
5 5 (10.20%) SMTP
5 5 (10.20%) SSH
5 5 (10.20%) SSL
5 5 (10.20%) Telnet
5 5 (10.20%) WinSCP
6 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) Softphone
8 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) Power BI
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) Essbase
6 1 (2.04%) Metadata
6 1 (2.04%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MSI
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
3 4 (8.16%) AdminStudio
3 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.12%) Appium
4 3 (6.12%) InstallShield
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 3 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.12%) TestNG
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.04%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (22.45%) Social Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 8 (16.33%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Active Directory Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Packager
6 3 (6.12%) ASP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) Classic ASP
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) JSON
3 6 (12.24%) SOAP
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) HTML5
4 5 (10.20%) JMS
4 5 (10.20%) LAMP
4 5 (10.20%) REST
4 5 (10.20%) XML-RPC
5 4 (8.16%) Kafka
5 4 (8.16%) SonicMQ
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.08%) LINQ
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
7 2 (4.08%) WinForms
8 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Wiki
3 2 (4.08%) BYOD
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.33%) Unix
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) VMS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Migration
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Task Automation
4 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (16.33%) Network Management
4 8 (16.33%) Web Development
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) ITSM
5 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) High Availability
7 4 (8.16%) Server Management
7 4 (8.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) PowerShell
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) VB
4 10 (20.41%) Python
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (10.20%) XenApp
3 3 (6.12%) Docker
3 3 (6.12%) NFS
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) MobiControl
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.04%) WMI
4 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) AppDynamics
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) SOTI
7 2 (4.08%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.08%) Qualys
7 2 (4.08%) Snow
8 1 (2.04%) Altiris
8 1 (2.04%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Lumension
8 1 (2.04%) Teradici