The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 107 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 38 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.10% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 3.75% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £348 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-23.98% +16.71%
Shell Script
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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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1175 880 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.88% 29.34% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 496 416
Average daily rate £363 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 26
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.50 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +7 15 £475 +40.74% 1
Manchester -8 11 £363 +45.00% 1
Cheshire -8 6 £350 +35.92%
Merseyside - 6 - - 2
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) Oracle
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 18 (30.51%) Python
6 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
6 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
7 13 (22.03%) UNIX
7 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (20.34%) Web Services
9 11 (18.64%) MySQL
9 11 (18.64%) DevOps
9 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (16.95%) Perl
10 10 (16.95%) JSP
10 10 (16.95%) ProC
11 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) JBoss
11 9 (15.25%) Puppet
11 9 (15.25%) Bourne shell
11 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
12 8 (13.56%) Solaris
13 7 (11.86%) C
13 7 (11.86%) Migration
13 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.86%) Replication
13 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.86%) Data Migration

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (15.25%) JBoss
1 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.78%) Tuxedo
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.69%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) CICS
5 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.39%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DHCP
1 6 (10.17%) Network Security
2 3 (5.08%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) NAS
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) SSH
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (18.64%) MySQL
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.69%) DB2
8 1 (1.69%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.69%) DataStage
8 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) ProC
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.39%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.69%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) DBA
2 12 (20.34%) Administrator
3 11 (18.64%) Developer
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.69%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) JSP
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) WSDL
4 1 (1.69%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.69%) Spring
4 1 (1.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.69%) ISPF
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Axis
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.25%) Windows
5 8 (13.56%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.78%) Debian
7 4 (6.78%) CentOS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) zOS
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) DevOps
2 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.17%) Security Management
3 6 (10.17%) Database Security
3 6 (10.17%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
4 5 (8.47%) Database Tuning
4 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.47%) Change Management
4 5 (8.47%) Scrum
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) Python
4 16 (27.12%) PL/SQL
5 10 (16.95%) Perl
6 9 (15.25%) Bourne shell
7 7 (11.86%) C
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby
9 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.08%) C-shell
10 3 (5.08%) Korn
10 3 (5.08%) Scala
10 3 (5.08%) C#
10 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.39%) PHP
11 2 (3.39%) VBScript
11 2 (3.39%) VBA
12 1 (1.69%) C++
12 1 (1.69%) PHP5
12 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.78%) Nagios
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) Graphite
3 4 (6.78%) Munin
4 3 (5.08%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Sun
3 3 (5.08%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Software AG
4 2 (3.39%) CA
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) NetApp
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.39%) webMethods
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) QAD
5 1 (1.69%) Progress
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica