The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank - 44 30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.45% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -1.96%
Shell Script
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.14% 18.11% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 47
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.00 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.77 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the Bedfordshire region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Bedfordshire region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Shell Script
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sun