The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 134
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +5.35% -2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -22.53% +69.57%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 858 1260 1179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.64% 45.44% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 876 797
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.26% -60.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.10 £24.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Yorkshire

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Workload Management
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) DNA
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (50.00%) Intel