The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 20 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.35% 3.01% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.89% 30.08% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 13
Average daily rate £388 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
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 the Midlands

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) Opsware
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) BEA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Opsware
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) VMware