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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 86 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 26 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.94% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 3.04% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £537 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £97.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.61 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +1.75%
Shell Script
England

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
739 789 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.11% 30.81% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 448 424
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 14
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.82 £64.20 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 - 13 £425 -
Worcestershire +3 4 - -
Birmingham +6 2 £375 - 1
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 31 (70.45%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
4 20 (45.45%) Informatica
5 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
8 13 (29.55%) J2EE
8 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
9 11 (25.00%) webMethods
9 11 (25.00%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
10 10 (22.73%) MySQL
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) Perl
11 9 (20.45%) Windows
11 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (18.18%) VMware
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) Solaris
12 8 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
13 7 (15.91%) Pega
14 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.64%) Open Source
14 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.27%) DataStage
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) ClearCase
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
1 5 (11.36%) JUnit
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
1 5 (11.36%) Selenium
1 5 (11.36%) CA Gen
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.27%) ProC
3 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) J2EE
2 11 (25.00%) XML
3 10 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 5 (11.36%) XHTML
4 5 (11.36%) J2SE
4 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) Spring
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
4 5 (11.36%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) JSON
5 4 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (2.27%) DOM
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.27%) DataPower
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Solaris
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
5 5 (11.36%) RUP
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 10 (22.73%) Perl
5 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
8 4 (9.09%) COBOL
8 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (9.09%) VB
9 2 (4.55%) VBA
10 1 (2.27%) C
10 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle
2 20 (45.45%) Informatica
3 11 (25.00%) webMethods
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) Pega
6 5 (11.36%) BEA
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) Ab Initio
8 3 (6.82%) Netezza
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Retek
10 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
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