The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 44 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 1.76% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 5.20% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £248 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.89% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 173 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.78% 33.86% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 123
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.40% +111.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Shell Script
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) Control-M
4 9 (42.86%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) C
5 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
5 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
5 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
6 7 (33.33%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) Perl
7 6 (28.57%) ProC
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) JSP
9 4 (19.05%) PHP
9 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) XML
9 4 (19.05%) CGI
9 4 (19.05%) BMC
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax
9 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
9 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (19.05%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) Java EE
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) ProC
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) C Developer
3 4 (19.05%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX Scripting Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) CGI
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
3 3 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) UNIX
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 7 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) BMC
3 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica