The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.49% - 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +9.97% -2.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 92 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.17% 37.70% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 88
Median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Somerset

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Somerset

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 Somerset region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB