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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 50 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.79% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 4.95% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £260 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -45.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +3.37%
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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
232 222 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.61% 36.10% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 147 82
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) ETL
2 9 (69.23%) Ab Initio
2 9 (69.23%) Data Extraction
2 9 (69.23%) Netezza
2 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) Wiki
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Extraction
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) SUSE
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ETL
1 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Korn
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) Ab Initio
1 9 (69.23%) Netezza
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) EMC