The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 67
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.46% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £375 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £323
% change year-on-year -9.72% +11.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year -45.00% +4.56%  

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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 284 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.22% 28.09% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 187 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Reading

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Reading