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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 98 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 18 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.39% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 4.66% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £104.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.94% +183.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.11 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -2.53%
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
709 729 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.49% 29.77% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 429 345
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £94.50 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -1 7 £425 -
Birmingham +1 5 £375 -16.66% 2
Worcestershire +3 1 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (83.33%) UNIX
2 30 (71.43%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) Oracle
4 20 (47.62%) Informatica
5 17 (40.48%) Java
6 16 (38.10%) J2EE
7 15 (35.71%) webMethods
8 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
9 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
9 12 (28.57%) Pega
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
11 9 (21.43%) RUP
11 9 (21.43%) Perl
12 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (16.67%) ETL
13 7 (16.67%) BEA
13 7 (16.67%) Windows
13 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (14.29%) Open Source
14 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (14.29%) VMware
14 6 (14.29%) Solaris
14 6 (14.29%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) ClearCase
1 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.38%) ProC
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (9.52%) REST
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) XHTML
4 4 (9.52%) J2SE
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) Ajax
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) DOM
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.38%) DataPower
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) UNIX
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) Solaris
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) RUP
3 9 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) Open Source
6 6 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.76%) Scrum
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Perl
4 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) VB
7 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.76%) VBA
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 20 (47.62%) Informatica
3 15 (35.71%) webMethods
4 12 (28.57%) Pega
5 7 (16.67%) BEA
6 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) Netezza
7 5 (11.90%) Ab Initio
7 5 (11.90%) IBM
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Retek
9 1 (2.38%) LANDesk