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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 81 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 35 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.01% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 2.99% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%
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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
720 736 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.41% 33.72% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 418 322
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 24
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +4.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.38 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £36.35 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Shropshire 0 11 £600 -
Birmingham -7 8 £363 +49.48% 1
Coventry - 7 £288 - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 42 (87.50%) UNIX
2 32 (66.67%) Oracle
3 29 (60.42%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) Java
5 21 (43.75%) Linux
6 18 (37.50%) J2EE
7 16 (33.33%) Pega
8 15 (31.25%) webMethods
8 15 (31.25%) Informatica
9 14 (29.17%) WebLogic
9 14 (29.17%) Perl
9 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
10 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.00%) RUP
11 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
11 11 (22.92%) BEA
12 9 (18.75%) SAN
12 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (16.67%) ETL
13 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 8 (16.67%) Data Extraction
13 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
13 8 (16.67%) Netezza
14 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) HPUX
15 6 (12.50%) Solaris
15 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
15 6 (12.50%) EMC
15 6 (12.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) CA Gen
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (4.17%) Servlets
3 2 (4.17%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 5 (10.42%) Wiki
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Celerra
4 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) UNIX
2 21 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) HPUX
4 6 (12.50%) Solaris
5 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.25%) VMS
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
2 12 (25.00%) RUP
3 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.67%) ETL
5 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.17%) DevOps
11 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) C
6 3 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) Korn
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.08%) COBOL
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Oracle
2 16 (33.33%) Pega
3 15 (31.25%) Informatica
3 15 (31.25%) webMethods
4 11 (22.92%) BEA
5 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
5 8 (16.67%) Netezza
6 6 (12.50%) VMware
6 6 (12.50%) EMC
6 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 3 (6.25%) IBM
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.25%) Sun
8 3 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Sybase
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Veritas
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
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