The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 21 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.70% 0.90% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 2.99% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £420 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £420 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-27.39% +13.70%
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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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.70% 30.18% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 34
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Shell Script
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Axway
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) Tumbleweed
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Axway
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat