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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 2.33% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 6.90% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 13
Median daily rate £451 £470 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +44.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +361.11%

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
730 812 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.51% 33.81% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 494 371
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 3 - -
Shropshire -21 3 £451 -4.04% 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 38 (71.70%) Unix
2 37 (69.81%) Oracle
3 31 (58.49%) Java
4 29 (54.72%) SQL
5 27 (50.94%) J2EE
6 22 (41.51%) Linux
7 19 (35.85%) Waterfall
8 18 (33.96%) PL/SQL
9 17 (32.08%) WebLogic
10 16 (30.19%) RUP
10 16 (30.19%) Informatica
10 16 (30.19%) webMethods
11 15 (28.30%) OO
11 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (28.30%) Pega
12 13 (24.53%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (22.64%) Puppet
13 12 (22.64%) Scrum
14 11 (20.75%) Perl
14 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (20.75%) CA Gen
14 11 (20.75%) DevOps
14 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
15 10 (18.87%) Process Improvement
15 10 (18.87%) Terraform
15 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
16 9 (16.98%) Ruby
16 9 (16.98%) Packer
16 9 (16.98%) OpenStack

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (32.08%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.98%) OpenStack
3 5 (9.43%) Mule
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.66%) Confluence
6 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.89%) Documentum
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) MindAlign
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.77%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) IPv4
2 2 (3.77%) LDAP
2 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.77%) SNMP
2 2 (3.77%) SSH
3 1 (1.89%) Broadband
3 1 (1.89%) IMAP
3 1 (1.89%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.89%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Telnet
3 1 (1.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) QualityStage
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) DataStage
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) IMS/DB
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) CA Gen
2 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) PVCS
5 2 (3.77%) Automake
5 2 (3.77%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.89%) Maven
6 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) webMethods Developer
4 6 (11.32%) DBA
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) COBOL Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Mainframe Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Mainframe Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) J2EE
2 9 (16.98%) ELK Stack
3 8 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (13.21%) Sensu
5 6 (11.32%) XSD
6 3 (5.66%) EDIFACT
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.77%) LAMP
7 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.89%) JDBC
8 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.89%) MCollective
8 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Unix
2 22 (41.51%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) AIX
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) VME
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Waterfall
2 16 (30.19%) RUP
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) OO
4 13 (24.53%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (22.64%) Scrum
6 11 (20.75%) DevOps
6 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
7 10 (18.87%) Problem Management
7 10 (18.87%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.09%) Data Management
8 8 (15.09%) Master Data Management
8 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (11.32%) Data Stewardship
10 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
11 4 (7.55%) Migration
12 3 (5.66%) Presales
12 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) PL/SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Perl
5 9 (16.98%) Ruby
6 8 (15.09%) COBOL
7 4 (7.55%) Python
8 3 (5.66%) C
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) OCP
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.77%) iptables
2 2 (3.77%) OpenSSH
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) Postfix
3 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.89%) Squid
3 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) Terraform
3 9 (16.98%) Packer
4 7 (13.21%) Grafana
4 7 (13.21%) Graphite
4 7 (13.21%) Uchiwa
5 4 (7.55%) Consul
5 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
6 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.77%) Ansible
7 2 (3.77%) Kibana
7 2 (3.77%) logstash
8 1 (1.89%) CA Endevor
8 1 (1.89%) Control-M
8 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.89%) Rancher
8 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Oracle
2 16 (30.19%) Informatica
2 16 (30.19%) webMethods
3 15 (28.30%) Pega
4 9 (16.98%) BEA
5 8 (15.09%) Google
5 8 (15.09%) IBM
5 8 (15.09%) MuleSoft
6 7 (13.21%) Atlassian
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.32%) WSO2
8 3 (5.66%) AppDynamics
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) VMware
9 2 (3.77%) ForgeRock
9 2 (3.77%) ICL
10 1 (1.89%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.89%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.89%) Splunk
10 1 (1.89%) Teradata