The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 42 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.76% - 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£341 - £464
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.36% 32.29% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 74 64
Average daily rate £350 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £45.75 £32.60 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +24.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £29.40 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Shell Script
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) ProC
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (33.33%) PowerExchange
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ProC
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica