The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 56 35 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +46
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 43 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 4.28% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 11.72% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
262 367 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.39% 36.52% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 176 125
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £21.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 6 (30.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) JBehave
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) VXML
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (20.00%) Ant
6 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) CCXML
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) SaaS
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Gradle
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) DSL
3 1 (5.00%) L2TP
3 1 (5.00%) X.21
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) xDSL
3 1 (5.00%) PPP
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JBehave
2 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) Trac
6 1 (5.00%) MSI
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (20.00%) VXML
3 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) CCXML
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Java SE
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
7 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) F5