The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 101 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.073% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.52%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 641 783 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.99% 40.85% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 542 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in West Yorkshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in West Yorkshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +7 1 - - 2
VBScript
Yorkshire

VBScript
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft