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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 98 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 23 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.35% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 4.07% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -37.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £218 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £97.75 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.18% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £37.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.55 £37.00 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
787 688 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.46% 33.06% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 413 423
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 21
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.30 £40.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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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 -10 3 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Coventry - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (82.46%) UNIX
2 29 (50.88%) Oracle
3 22 (38.60%) Java
4 20 (35.09%) SQL
5 17 (29.82%) Linux
6 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 15 (26.32%) Finance
8 14 (24.56%) Solaris
9 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
10 12 (21.05%) C
11 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (17.54%) J2EE
13 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
13 9 (15.79%) Banking
13 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
14 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.04%) AIX
14 8 (14.04%) VB
15 7 (12.28%) Windows
15 7 (12.28%) JSP
15 7 (12.28%) Sun
15 7 (12.28%) ETL
15 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
16 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
16 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (10.53%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) Documentum
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) LDAP
3 4 (7.02%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Relational Database
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (7.02%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.51%) OLTP
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ProC
1 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
2 3 (5.26%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.51%) CA Gen
3 2 (3.51%) Toad
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Administrator
3 8 (14.04%) DBA
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C Developer
8 3 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) J2EE
2 7 (12.28%) JSP
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Servlets
4 5 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (8.77%) Java EE
4 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (7.02%) Middleware
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.75%) XML
7 1 (1.75%) CGI
7 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) LPAR
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) UNIX
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 14 (24.56%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) AIX
5 7 (12.28%) Windows
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) SUSE
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) HPUX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (12.28%) ETL
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.02%) Web Development
6 4 (7.02%) Wealth Management
6 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.02%) Change Management
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) ERP
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Release Management
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) RUP
8 2 (3.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) C
4 8 (14.04%) VB
5 6 (10.53%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) Python
10 1 (1.75%) Jython
10 1 (1.75%) COBOL
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Control-M
1 5 (8.77%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.02%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.26%) MOM
3 3 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.75%) Nessus
5 1 (1.75%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.75%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Sun
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) JBoss
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) BMC
4 4 (7.02%) CA
4 4 (7.02%) Informatica
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) NetApp
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (3.51%) BEA
6 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 2 (3.51%) Symantec
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) ICL
7 1 (1.75%) Pega
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy