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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 68 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 1.22% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.94% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate
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£418 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -7.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.30 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+17.16% -31.91%
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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
263 442 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.90% 41.46% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 264 148
Average daily rate £425 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 (68.75%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) JBehave
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
5 4 (25.00%) VXML
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) Ant
5 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) CCXML
5 4 (25.00%) AWK
5 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Gradle
6 3 (18.75%) sed
6 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) SNMP
3 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
3 3 (18.75%) DMZ
4 1 (6.25%) xDSL
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) X.21
4 1 (6.25%) PPP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) JBehave
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
3 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
5 1 (6.25%) Trac
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) VXML
2 4 (25.00%) JMS
2 4 (25.00%) CCXML
3 1 (6.25%) Java SE
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) AWK
3 3 (18.75%) sed
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sun
2 3 (18.75%) BMC
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM