The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 49 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.25% 0.97% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 3.03% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £425 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.20 £31.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.65% 32.12% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 64 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.48 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Shell Script
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £450 -
Brentwood - 2 £318 -
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (52.63%) SQL
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Solaris
3 6 (31.58%) Replication
3 6 (31.58%) Ingres
3 6 (31.58%) OpenROAD
4 5 (26.32%) Sun
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) FTP
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) OpenROAD
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CATIA
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) Ingres
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (26.32%) OpenROAD Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) XSLT
2 4 (21.05%) Servlets
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XHTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) JAXB
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) OOD
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Database Security
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.26%) C-shell
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
3 4 (21.05%) ICL
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas