The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.64% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.24% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £27.11
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +65.97%
Shell Script
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 125 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.66% 43.71% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 57
Median daily rate £350 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (58.33%) System Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Business Development
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (41.67%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (25.00%) Squid
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Cacti
5 3 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Nagios
5 3 (25.00%) Apache

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analysis
1 7 (58.33%) Business Development
1 7 (58.33%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
1 3 (25.00%) Squid
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cacti
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas