The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK / Wales
Rank 65 76 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.58% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £380 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +68.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £347 £325
% change year-on-year -6.34% +6.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 284 345 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.69% 50.22% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 228 168
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £23.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.72% -27.69%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Wales

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Wales

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +14 1 £325 -14.47% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) arcserve
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware