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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 60 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 1.99% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 5.42% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£269 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.23 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +5.61%
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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
263 240 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.65% 36.75% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 169 110
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 17 October 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Solaris
4 9 (56.25%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
7 5 (31.25%) SUSE
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
8 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (25.00%) Private Banking
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (25.00%) CA
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) IBM

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ProC
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) SUSE
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) CAD
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Sun
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) CA
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Siemens
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) EMC