The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 28 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 77 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 46 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.29% 3.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 9.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 33 0
Median daily rate £480 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +4.50% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -14.72% +54.04%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 467 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.61% 34.72% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 787 296
Median daily rate £390 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £497 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 52 6
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.88 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.06% -9.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA