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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 58 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 2.17% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 6.17% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.05% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-27.39% +13.70%
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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
223 227 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.26% 35.25% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 60
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) ETL
3 9 (52.94%) Ab Initio
3 9 (52.94%) Netezza
3 9 (52.94%) Data Extraction
3 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Solaris
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) VBA

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) XHTML
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ETL
1 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VB
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Ab Initio
1 9 (52.94%) Netezza
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
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