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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 68 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.76% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 2.68% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +5.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +3.37%
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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
332 299 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.10% 28.37% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 174 110
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Ab Initio
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Netezza
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Netezza
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle