The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 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)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 47 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.18% 2.92% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 8.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 34 0
Median daily rate £480 £303 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% -2.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £28.88 -
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 170 544 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.41% 33.79% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 336 196
Median daily rate £340 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 30 5
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.80 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the North East

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the North East

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +34 1 £480 +58.41% 1
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East 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 the North East 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