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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 79 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.50% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.50% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £525 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +69.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £375 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -32.02%
Shell Script
Berkshire

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
290 334 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.64% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Bash Shell
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Python
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) AWK
6 9 (40.91%) Puppet
6 9 (40.91%) Unix
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (40.91%) sed
7 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Ansible
7 7 (31.82%) DevOps
8 6 (27.27%) Sensu
8 6 (27.27%) logstash
8 6 (27.27%) Graphite
8 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (27.27%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) ELK Stack
8 6 (27.27%) Terraform
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) IBM
8 6 (27.27%) CentOS
8 6 (27.27%) Ab Initio
8 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
8 6 (27.27%) Korn

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) BGP
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) IPv4
2 1 (4.55%) L2TP
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) OSPF
2 1 (4.55%) PPP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Gradle
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
5 4 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) ELK Stack
1 6 (27.27%) RESTful
1 6 (27.27%) Sensu
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) CentOS
4 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) AIX
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Database Security
6 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) RUP
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Bash Shell
2 12 (54.55%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) AWK
3 9 (40.91%) sed
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Korn
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) HNC
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.09%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
3 6 (27.27%) Graphite
3 6 (27.27%) logstash
3 6 (27.27%) Terraform
4 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) SELinux
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Ab Initio
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Informatica
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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