The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 83 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 12 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.78% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 2.27% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.06 £37.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-24.15% +15.26%
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
499 441 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.81% 34.32% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 261 176
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +29.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £109.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) MySQL
3 9 (42.86%) Bourne shell
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) Replication
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
7 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) C-shell
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) HP

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) DBA
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL DBA
3 7 (33.33%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Progress DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) EFT
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) OO
1 3 (14.29%) Workflow
1 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Time Management
1 3 (14.29%) Scrum
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 3 (14.29%) SDLC
2 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) BCP
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Bourne shell
3 3 (14.29%) C-shell
3 3 (14.29%) Korn
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Progress
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) QAD