Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 July 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)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 310 235
Rank change year-on-year -20 -75 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 53 53 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.33% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.95% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 111
South East median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £247 £294 £300
90th Percentile £465 £471 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% -48.89%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -17.78% -11.76% +21.43%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,700 5,582 6,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.37% 34.48% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,110 3,403 4,133
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £272
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 170 238
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.95 £16.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.77 £51.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the South East

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Thames Valley +5 21 £325 -23.53% 4
Hampshire -22 20 £250 -24.24% 2
Berkshire -4 14 £325 - 2
Surrey -18 7 £375 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £400 -17.95% 1
West Sussex +8 4 £413 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 £300 +100.00% 1
Kent - 1 - -
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) PowerShell
3 21 (39.62%) VB
4 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
7 15 (28.30%) SCCM
8 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
9 12 (22.64%) Finance
9 12 (22.64%) Windows
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 11 (20.75%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) HP
11 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.98%) McAfee
12 9 (16.98%) C#
12 9 (16.98%) JIRA
13 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
13 8 (15.09%) Python
13 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
13 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
14 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
14 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
14 7 (13.21%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
14 7 (13.21%) .NET
14 7 (13.21%) MySQL
14 7 (13.21%) IIS
14 7 (13.21%) Citrix

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) EPiServer
2 4 (7.55%) LiveCycle
2 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) BrowserStack
1 3 (5.66%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (3.77%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.21%) HP UFT
4 6 (11.32%) Zephyr
5 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.55%) MSI
6 4 (7.55%) Selenium
6 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.89%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Back Office
2 4 (7.55%) Online Betting
2 4 (7.55%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix Support
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.66%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Velocity
3 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 2 (3.77%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.89%) DHTML
4 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Clustering
2 1 (1.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
3 7 (13.21%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
3 7 (13.21%) Test Strategy
4 5 (9.43%) Application Packaging
4 5 (9.43%) BDD
4 5 (9.43%) Case Management
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) MVC
4 5 (9.43%) SDLC
5 4 (7.55%) API Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) PowerShell
3 21 (39.62%) VB
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) C#
6 8 (15.09%) Python
7 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
8 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
10 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (11.32%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 10 (18.87%) HP
4 9 (16.98%) McAfee
5 7 (13.21%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco
6 6 (11.32%) Remedy
6 6 (11.32%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.32%) VMware
7 4 (7.55%) Adobe
7 4 (7.55%) IBM
7 4 (7.55%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.77%) Lumension
8 2 (3.77%) New Relic
9 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
9 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Lotus
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp