The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 50 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.39% 1.68% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 5.97% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £251 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.11 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.53% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.07% 28.15% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 25 52
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.09 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £22.50 £172.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Shell Script
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 - - 2
Dunstable - 1 - - 1
Luton - - - -
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP