The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 50 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 1.16% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 4.61% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate £325 £360 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £318 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £406 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
Shell Script
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 152 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.30% 25.12% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 99 113
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Perl Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Clojure
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) SunGard