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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 18 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.10% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.93% 2.22% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£281 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.14 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -7.15%
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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
67 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.18% 20.83% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 28
Average daily rate £325 £460 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £284 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Symfony
5 3 (30.00%) PHP5
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) IPTV
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Korn
5 3 (30.00%) PHP5
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft