The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 101 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 15 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.41% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 4.28% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 14
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£350 £370 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £318 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+53.45% -37.44%
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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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
786 678 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.57% 32.98% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 416 425
Average daily rate £350 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 18 31
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £23.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.45 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -11 6 £269 -36.76%
Shropshire -3 2 - -
Coventry -6 2 £450 +20.00%
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 39 (84.78%) UNIX
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) Java
5 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) VB
5 9 (19.57%) J2EE
5 9 (19.57%) Solaris
5 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
5 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (17.39%) Banking
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) SAN
7 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
7 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.22%) ETL
7 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (15.22%) C
7 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
8 6 (13.04%) VBA
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
8 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.87%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (10.87%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) Documentum
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) SSL
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
1 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.35%) OLTP
6 2 (4.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.52%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.35%) CA Gen
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
3 2 (4.35%) ProC
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Software Architect
6 3 (6.52%) DBA
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.35%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (4.35%) OBIEE Architect
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Informatica Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.87%) JSP
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (8.70%) Middleware
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) Servlets
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) Java EE
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) DataPower
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Equities
2 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) LPAR
3 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) UNIX
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Solaris
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.52%) SUSE
6 3 (6.52%) HPUX
7 2 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (15.22%) ETL
2 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Java
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) VB
3 7 (15.22%) C
3 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) VBA
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.52%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Jython
9 1 (2.17%) Korn
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.52%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.35%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) IBM
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) SAP
5 4 (8.70%) Sun
5 4 (8.70%) Informatica
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) EMC
7 2 (4.35%) BEA
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) Sybase
7 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) ICL
8 1 (2.17%) Pega
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp