Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 145 150
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing VBScript 21 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.66% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.53% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 20
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £188 £306 £260
90th Percentile £445 £444 £380
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +64.93% -14.32%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,755 1,639 1,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.89% 43.23% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 961 1,002
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £250
90th Percentile £527 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +47.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.85 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.90 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Scotland

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Glasgow -16 11 £425 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh -24 9 £350 -17.65% 2
Stirling - 1 £110 -
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Symantec
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) SCCM
5 7 (33.33%) Clustering
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) BCP
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) Publishing
6 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) XenApp
7 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
7 5 (23.81%) WSUS
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) McAfee

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) BCP
1 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 6 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
4 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 3 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) WSUS
3 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (9.52%) EnCase
6 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Symantec
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee
6 3 (14.29%) Ivanti
7 2 (9.52%) Nuix
8 1 (4.76%) HP