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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 106 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 19 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.45% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 4.71% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +13.70%
Shell Script
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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
787 722 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.87% 30.89% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 432 256
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 21
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £11.20 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 9 £425 +54.54% 1
Shropshire -5 4 - -
Coventry - 3 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £388 -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 43 (86.00%) UNIX
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) Oracle
3 21 (42.00%) Linux
4 19 (38.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Informatica
6 15 (30.00%) webMethods
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (30.00%) J2EE
6 15 (30.00%) Pega
7 13 (26.00%) WebLogic
8 12 (24.00%) RUP
8 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (22.00%) Perl
9 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
10 10 (20.00%) ETL
10 10 (20.00%) BEA
10 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (20.00%) Data Extraction
10 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
10 10 (20.00%) Netezza
11 9 (18.00%) SAN
11 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
13 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (14.00%) MySQL
14 6 (12.00%) Business Objects
14 6 (12.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (26.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SAN
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) ProC
General
1 4 (8.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) XHTML
2 2 (4.00%) jQuery
2 2 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) DOM
3 1 (2.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Celerra
3 3 (6.00%) Statistics
3 3 (6.00%) Wiki
4 2 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 43 (86.00%) UNIX
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.00%) Solaris
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) HPUX
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.00%) AIX
8 3 (6.00%) VMS
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) RUP
1 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.00%) ETL
3 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) OO
9 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) VBA
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Korn
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.00%) Informatica
3 15 (30.00%) webMethods
3 15 (30.00%) Pega
4 10 (20.00%) BEA
4 10 (20.00%) Ab Initio
4 10 (20.00%) Netezza
5 6 (12.00%) Business Objects
5 6 (12.00%) VMware
6 5 (10.00%) LANDesk
6 5 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 3 (6.00%) Sybase
8 3 (6.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.00%) Retek
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