The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 35 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.30% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 0.68% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -28.76%
Shell Script
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
165 147 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.20% 39.95% 50.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 105 107
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 21
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the Cambridge region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Cambridge region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Nagios
3 11 (61.11%) Puppet
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) Unix
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) OSSEC
7 7 (38.89%) Open Source
7 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (38.89%) iptables
8 6 (33.33%) LogRhythm
8 6 (33.33%) TippingPoint
8 6 (33.33%) High Availability
8 6 (33.33%) Splunk
8 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) EMC
8 6 (33.33%) SAN

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) TestLink
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 10 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Release Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Biology
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (33.33%) High Availability
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 5 (27.78%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) iptables
2 5 (27.78%) Docker
2 5 (27.78%) GPFS
2 5 (27.78%) NFS
2 5 (27.78%) Postfix
2 5 (27.78%) Sendmail
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Nagios
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 7 (38.89%) OSSEC
3 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
3 5 (27.78%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
3 6 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 6 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 6 (33.33%) Splunk
3 6 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 2 (11.11%) WorldPay
6 1 (5.56%) Perforce