The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 92
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - - 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +6.52% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 516 565 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.47% 30.82% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 388 300
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +46.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Manchester

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Manchester