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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 61 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.97% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.33% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £360 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -32.02%
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
223 240 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.92% 28.99% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 168 152
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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 7 (63.64%) Unix
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) New Relic
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Korn
5 2 (18.18%) Derivative
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) DBA
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Junior
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
2 1 (9.09%) Perl Scripter
2 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) HPUX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
3 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Korn
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Clojure
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) New Relic
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) SunGard
3 1 (9.09%) VMware