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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 99 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 25 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.36% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
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£388 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £233 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.76% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +3.37%
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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
858 745 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.85% 31.17% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 432 290
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.20 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Birmingham -2 9 £363 +39.42%
Shropshire -4 9 £600 +100.00% 1
Coventry - 3 £350 - 5
Warwickshire - 1 £388 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (88.89%) UNIX
2 32 (71.11%) Oracle
3 30 (66.67%) SQL
4 19 (42.22%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) Linux
6 16 (35.56%) J2EE
6 16 (35.56%) Pega
7 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 15 (33.33%) Informatica
7 15 (33.33%) webMethods
8 14 (31.11%) WebLogic
9 12 (26.67%) Perl
9 12 (26.67%) RUP
9 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
10 11 (24.44%) BEA
11 10 (22.22%) ETL
11 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.22%) Data Extraction
11 10 (22.22%) Netezza
11 10 (22.22%) Ab Initio
12 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.56%) Windows
13 7 (15.56%) SAN
13 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
14 6 (13.33%) HPUX
14 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.33%) Business Objects
15 5 (11.11%) MySQL
15 5 (11.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (31.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
1 1 (2.22%) CA Gen
General
1 4 (8.89%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) SAX
3 1 (2.22%) JSP
3 1 (2.22%) Servlets
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Extraction
2 4 (8.89%) Wiki
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Statistics
3 3 (6.67%) Celerra
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) UNIX
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) HPUX
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.89%) Solaris
7 3 (6.67%) AIX
7 3 (6.67%) VMS
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) RUP
1 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
3 10 (22.22%) ETL
3 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.22%) Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Scrum
9 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) Pega
3 15 (33.33%) Informatica
3 15 (33.33%) webMethods
4 11 (24.44%) BEA
5 10 (22.22%) Netezza
5 10 (22.22%) Ab Initio
6 6 (13.33%) Business Objects
7 5 (11.11%) EMC
7 5 (11.11%) LANDesk
8 4 (8.89%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) Sybase
9 3 (6.67%) HP
9 3 (6.67%) NetApp
10 2 (4.44%) Veritas
10 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.44%) IBM
10 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.44%) Sun
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