Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -20
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.81% - 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Merseyside median daily rate £275 - £135
10th Percentile £253 - £128
90th Percentile £328 - £143
North West median daily rate £288 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -17.86% -6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £28.25

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 224 208 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 45.53% 34.27% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 117 99
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £180
90th Percentile £488 £480 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Merseyside

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Merseyside

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Merseyside

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 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
Liverpool - 3 £300 -
VBScript
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Altiris
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) F#
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Wyse
1 2 (50.00%) Task Automation

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) F#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altiris
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Wyse