The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 69 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 1.26% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 4.05% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£650 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -0.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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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 Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
299 247 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.51% 31.23% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 136 117
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) PhpStorm
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Axis
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (9.09%) PHP5
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) PhpStorm
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Axis
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP5
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat