The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 55 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 15 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.82% 0.55% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.93% 1.74% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate
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£306 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £450 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.73 £22.23 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.70% -19.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.32% -37.44%
Shell Script
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
253 172 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.56% 31.68% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 87 79
Average daily rate £425 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 15
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.48 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.40% -21.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.16 £10.93 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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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
Saffron Walden - 6 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Servlets
4 12 (80.00%) XML
4 12 (80.00%) XSLT
5 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) C++
6 7 (46.67%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (40.00%) Biology
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (40.00%) Life Science
7 6 (40.00%) GWT
7 6 (40.00%) Data Integration
7 6 (40.00%) AccuRev
7 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) Ajax
7 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) DHTML
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Project Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Project Leader
3 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) Servlets
3 12 (80.00%) XML
3 12 (80.00%) XSLT
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) GWT
4 6 (40.00%) JDBC
4 6 (40.00%) JSP
4 6 (40.00%) DHTML
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (40.00%) Biology
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (40.00%) Life Science
1 6 (40.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (40.00%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) OOD
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
2 6 (40.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Actuate