The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 115 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 18 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 1.37% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 5.09% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £187 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £371 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%
Shell Script
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
761 747 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.47% 26.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 403 292
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 48
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Bracknell +9 9 £378 +135.93%
Reading -4 1 £425 -6.59% 6
Slough - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 28 (65.12%) UNIX
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) Linux
4 20 (46.51%) Oracle
5 15 (34.88%) Perl
6 13 (30.23%) Python
6 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) OO
10 8 (18.60%) NAS
10 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
11 7 (16.28%) V-Model
11 7 (16.28%) IBM
11 7 (16.28%) Apache
11 7 (16.28%) ETL
11 7 (16.28%) C++
11 7 (16.28%) Ruby
11 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
12 6 (13.95%) Test Management
12 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
12 6 (13.95%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (13.95%) Introscope
12 6 (13.95%) Jython
12 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (13.95%) HTTP
12 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) Adobe
12 6 (13.95%) SSL
12 6 (13.95%) TestDirector

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (13.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) NAS
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) SSL
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) DMZ
4 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.65%) Star Schema
4 2 (4.65%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Introscope
1 6 (13.95%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.33%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (2.33%) BitKeeper
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Billing
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) OSS Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (13.95%) Worklight
2 5 (11.63%) REST
2 5 (11.63%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.63%) Ajax
2 5 (11.63%) JSON
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) POSIX
5 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) UNIX
2 21 (48.84%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Debian
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) VMS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) ETL
3 7 (16.28%) V-Model
4 6 (13.95%) Test Management
4 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
5 5 (11.63%) Web Testing
5 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
5 5 (11.63%) Logistics
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Perl
3 13 (30.23%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 7 (16.28%) Ruby
5 7 (16.28%) C++
6 6 (13.95%) Jython
7 5 (11.63%) sed
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.63%) AWK
8 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.30%) Korn
9 3 (6.98%) C
10 2 (4.65%) VB
11 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) MCTS
1 1 (2.33%) MCITP
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool/Proviso
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) Adobe
3 6 (13.95%) AppDynamics
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) Ab Initio
4 5 (11.63%) Hitachi
5 4 (9.30%) BMC
5 4 (9.30%) ComArch
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft