The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 30 April 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 East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 55
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 1.20% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.05% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Median daily rate - £300 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £324
% change year-on-year -13.33% +15.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +71.42%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 295 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.68% 39.39% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 168 148
Median daily rate £463 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.75 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in West Sussex

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in West Sussex