Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 147 114
Rank change year-on-year -30 -33 +42
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 37 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.76% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.89% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 32
Scotland median daily rate £316 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £269 £273 £300
90th Percentile £389 £510 £520
UK median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.67% +7.14% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Scotland median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £47.83 £34.00
% change year-on-year -61.32% +40.68% +36.44%

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 2,180 1,958 1,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.50% 40.44% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 1,156 1,126
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £292 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50% +23.36%
10th Percentile £11.45 £15.68 £22.35
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Renfrewshire -17 10 £310 -17.33% 1
Edinburgh -9 6 £413 +26.92%
Glasgow -26 6 £309 -33.24% 3
VBScript
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) XenApp
4 14 (60.87%) DNS
4 14 (60.87%) Citrix
5 13 (56.52%) DHCP
6 11 (47.83%) VB
7 10 (43.48%) MSI
7 10 (43.48%) SCCM
7 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
7 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) Terminal Services
9 7 (30.43%) VMware
9 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (26.09%) Software Distribution
10 6 (26.09%) XenServer
10 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) DNS
2 13 (56.52%) DHCP
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MSI
2 4 (17.39%) InstallShield
2 4 (17.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.70%) Ranorex
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Applications Packager
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer in Test
4 1 (4.35%) MSI Packager
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Software Distribution
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Personalization
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.35%) Microservices
8 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (47.83%) VB
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) XenApp
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (30.43%) Terminal Services
5 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (26.09%) XenServer
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) SCCM
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Ping Identity