The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 90 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 28 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 3.56% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Average daily rate £319 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Shell Script
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 14 £248 -47.89% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £163 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 27 (61.36%) Oracle
3 19 (43.18%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database
6 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
6 13 (29.55%) RDBMS
6 13 (29.55%) Control-M
7 12 (27.27%) C
8 11 (25.00%) Perl
8 11 (25.00%) Solaris
9 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
9 10 (22.73%) C++
10 9 (20.45%) ProC
10 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) AIX
12 7 (15.91%) BMC
12 7 (15.91%) Migration
13 6 (13.64%) Java EE
13 6 (13.64%) Windows
14 5 (11.36%) JSP
14 5 (11.36%) HTML
14 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
15 4 (9.09%) Games
15 4 (9.09%) Clustering
15 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
15 4 (9.09%) Ajax
15 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
15 4 (9.09%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 13 (29.55%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) ProC
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.55%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.27%) ERwin
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) C Developer
3 6 (13.64%) DBA
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX Scripting Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Java EE
2 5 (11.36%) JSP
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) Ajax
3 4 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) J2EE
3 4 (9.09%) CGI
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.27%) POSIX
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
5 1 (2.27%) Servlets
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
1 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) LPAR
3 1 (2.27%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Solaris
4 8 (18.18%) AIX
5 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (6.82%) Release Management
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Database Security
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.27%) System Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) C
4 11 (25.00%) Perl
5 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 10 (22.73%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.55%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) OCP
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Control-M
2 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) MOM
3 3 (6.82%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.27%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.27%) Nessus
5 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) BMC
3 4 (9.09%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) BEA
4 3 (6.82%) webMethods
5 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) Pega
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) ICL
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago