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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 40 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.52% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 0.87% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
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
158 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.84% 42.12% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 41
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 14 (87.50%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (87.50%) System Testing
3 14 (87.50%) Business Analysis
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database
4 11 (68.75%) Business Development
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 1 (6.25%) Apache
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Veritas
8 1 (6.25%) HACMP
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) LDAP

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Forms Developer
1 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL Developer
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Reports Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Report Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Forms Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Reports Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Business Analysis
1 14 (87.50%) System Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Ektron
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas
2 1 (6.25%) VMware