Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 91 100
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.95% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Reading median daily rate £356 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% -8.82% +17.24%
10th Percentile £293 £363 £413
90th Percentile £433 £453 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.32% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 409 410 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.83% 27.61% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 208 389
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £274
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Reading

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (25.00%) BitLocker

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware