The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 21 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing PowerShell 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.37% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.74% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£329 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £28.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.42% -7.37%
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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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 99 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.58% 36.13% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 25
Average daily rate £325 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.43 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.14% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

PowerShell
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

PowerShell Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

PowerShell
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

PowerShell Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing PowerShell 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 PowerShell.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (47.37%) MSBuild
3 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) CRM
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) ReSharper
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) NUnit
4 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (36.84%) ATDD
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (36.84%) NCover
4 7 (36.84%) StyleCop
4 7 (36.84%) MSTest
4 7 (36.84%) NDepend
4 7 (36.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
6 5 (26.32%) WCF

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing PowerShell 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 PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MSBuild
2 7 (36.84%) ReSharper
2 7 (36.84%) NUnit
2 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
2 7 (36.84%) NCover
2 7 (36.84%) StyleCop
2 7 (36.84%) MSTest
2 7 (36.84%) NDepend
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 5 (26.32%) NuGet
5 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Packager
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
1 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 5 (26.32%) NHibernate
2 5 (26.32%) WCF
2 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) WF
4 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) CRM
3 7 (36.84%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) ATDD
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (15.79%) OpenView
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) AppSense
3 2 (10.53%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) CODA
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Nimsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Spiceworks