The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 95 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 29 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 2.01% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 11
Average daily rate £325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.25 - £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -32.02%
Shell Script
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
807 894 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.81% 33.57% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 481 642
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 74
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £22.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.12 £45.00 £45.00
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 the East of England

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +12 13 £350 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £325 - 4
Hertfordshire +7 7 £275 -26.66% 1
Norfolk - 1 £750 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 34 (62.96%) Oracle
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 29 (53.70%) Unix
4 25 (46.30%) Linux
5 23 (42.59%) PL/SQL
6 18 (33.33%) Windows
6 18 (33.33%) High Availability
7 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (25.93%) Clustering
8 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (25.93%) Data Guard
9 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (22.22%) Python
10 12 (22.22%) Solaris
10 12 (22.22%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 11 (20.37%) Change Control
11 11 (20.37%) Puppet
12 10 (18.52%) Degree
12 10 (18.52%) Nagios
12 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 9 (16.67%) Perl
14 8 (14.81%) C++
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL
15 7 (12.96%) Automotive
15 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.96%) Open Source

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.70%) Kinematics
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
1 6 (11.11%) FTP
1 6 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) SpaceWire
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) GCC
3 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) ERwin
4 1 (1.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) PVCS
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) TestLink
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Automotive
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Avionics
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Administrator
2 15 (27.78%) DBA
3 14 (25.93%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.81%) SQL DBA
6 6 (11.11%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Production Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) OpenCV
3 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) COM
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) Java EE
4 1 (1.85%) JPA
4 1 (1.85%) JSF
4 1 (1.85%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Struts
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Biology
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Life Science
4 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.70%) Robotics
5 2 (3.70%) VHDL
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Unix
2 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 18 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (22.22%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Fedora
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) High Availability
2 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) Change Control
5 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.81%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 6 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (11.11%) Time Management
9 5 (9.26%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.56%) DevOps
11 3 (5.56%) OO
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.56%) UML
12 2 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) PL/SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 9 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (14.81%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) C
7 2 (3.70%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
1 6 (11.11%) iptables
2 5 (9.26%) GPFS
2 5 (9.26%) NFS
3 4 (7.41%) Postfix
3 4 (7.41%) Sendmail
3 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Cygwin
5 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Data Guard
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (20.37%) Puppet
4 10 (18.52%) Nagios
5 6 (11.11%) OSSEC
6 5 (9.26%) Ganglia
7 4 (7.41%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.70%) Ansible
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.26%) EMC
3 5 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
3 5 (9.26%) LogRhythm
3 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
3 5 (9.26%) Splunk
3 5 (9.26%) TippingPoint
4 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) BEA
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Sun
5 3 (5.56%) webMethods
6 2 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Rally