The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / South West
Rank 112 131 141
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 25 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £650 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +242.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £324
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £29.35
% change year-on-year -45.00% +2.23%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1030 1107 1152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.02% 38.16% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 654 727
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 113 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.23 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in the South West

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBScript in the South West

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 7 £250 -23.07% 1
Devon - 7 - -
Wiltshire +3 3 £450 -
Somerset - 2 £475 - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
3 17 (51.52%) PowerShell
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 12 (36.36%) Ant
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 11 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) AIX
6 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
6 10 (30.30%) IIS
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) Perl
6 10 (30.30%) IBM
6 10 (30.30%) Subversion
6 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (30.30%) GlassFish
6 10 (30.30%) Domain Models
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (21.21%) HP
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.21%) Test Automation

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (30.30%) GlassFish
1 10 (30.30%) IIS
1 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) Modbus
3 2 (6.06%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.06%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Ant
2 11 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 10 (30.30%) Subversion
4 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
6 4 (12.12%) Selenium
6 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.12%) TestComplete
7 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.06%) TestNG
7 2 (6.06%) Toad
8 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Applications Support
3 7 (21.21%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) DHTML
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) COM+
3 2 (6.06%) DCOM
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
1 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) AIX
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Domain Models
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Test Management
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Content Management
7 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Server Patching
8 2 (6.06%) API Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (6.06%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) F#
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) VB
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (9.09%) Sysprep
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 10 (30.30%) IBM
5 7 (21.21%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (9.09%) Sophos
6 3 (9.09%) VMware