Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +17
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 1.41% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 15
South West median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £331 £116 £227
90th Percentile £451 £345 £465
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
South West median hourly rate - £10.50 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.54% +105.58%
England median hourly rate £47.83 £38.25 £22.38
% change year-on-year +25.05% +70.95% -42.63%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2154 2339 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.99% 40.76% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1514 1675
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 143 170
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £38.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.25% -1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £17.28 £20.10 £26.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +21 5 £425 +280.31%
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £425 - 2
Bristol -24 1 £438 +42.28%
VBScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Ant
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP

VBScript
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
2 1 (8.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (41.67%) Ant
2 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (8.33%) MSI
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
4 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) DBA
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Database Security
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Jython
5 3 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (8.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) CA
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas