The first table below looks at the demand for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 54 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.33% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.78% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £353
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 257 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.78% 42.06% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 134 196
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (16.67%) CDMA
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) GDB
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Dalvik
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Coverity