Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 347 543
Rank change year-on-year -138 +196 -29
Contract jobs citing VBScript 30 34 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 47
10th Percentile £246 £350 £313
25th Percentile £356 £394 £335
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £488 £413
Median % change year-on-year -12.82% +18.18% -2.94%
75th Percentile £539 £501 £519
90th Percentile £582 £550 £538
England median daily rate £400 £479 £375
% change year-on-year -16.45% +27.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year - +97.50% -58.19%
England median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year - +1.23% -32.50%

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 13,908 8,128 19,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.99% 50.07% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,375 6,043 14,643
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £441 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £514 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.80% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 105
10th Percentile £21.50 £22.50 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.91 £31.69 £21.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.46 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.14% +4.40% +6.89%
75th Percentile £61.75 £58.13 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.51 £64.09 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -27 4 £459 -7.37% 2
East London +6 2 £225 - 3
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) Social Skills
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) Python
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) SOAP
9 8 (26.67%) VB
9 8 (26.67%) REST
9 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) Workflow
10 7 (23.33%) ITSM
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
11 6 (20.00%) Scrum
11 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (20.00%) Nagios

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 5 (16.67%) IIS
1 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eikon
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Kong
3 3 (10.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Serverless
5 1 (3.33%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) FTP
3 5 (16.67%) PuTTY
3 5 (16.67%) SMTP
3 5 (16.67%) SSH
3 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) Telnet
3 5 (16.67%) WinSCP
4 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.33%) EDMS
4 1 (3.33%) Metadata
4 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) AdminStudio
1 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Cypress.io
3 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 13 (43.33%) Social Skills
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (23.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) International Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) IAM Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Subject Matter Expert
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IAM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (26.67%) REST
3 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) JSON
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) JMS
5 5 (16.67%) LAMP
5 5 (16.67%) XML-RPC
6 4 (13.33%) Kafka
6 4 (13.33%) SonicMQ
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) JSP
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.33%) WSH
8 1 (3.33%) XSD
8 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Wiki
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) ITSM
4 7 (23.33%) Workflow
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
7 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
7 4 (13.33%) High Availability
7 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (13.33%) Robotic Process Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) Python
5 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) VB
7 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (13.33%) C
9 4 (13.33%) Ruby
10 3 (10.00%) C#
10 3 (10.00%) VBA
11 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
12 1 (3.33%) PHP
12 1 (3.33%) PROC SQL
12 1 (3.33%) R
12 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GRC
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) NIST
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Nagios
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 5 (16.67%) Blue Prism
3 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (13.33%) Automation Anywhere
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) UiPath
5 3 (10.00%) Splunk
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) Snow
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) FactSet
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) OpenText