Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 6 months to 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 132 151
Rank change year-on-year +64 +19 -34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 11 44 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 1.17% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 4.01% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 11
Median daily rate £450 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +25.81%
10th Percentile £415 £275 £400
90th Percentile £477 £556 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £52.50 - £42.50
90th Percentile £57.50 - £47.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -12.11% +35.71%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 266 1,096 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.95% 29.05% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 629 815
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £313
90th Percentile £601 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 14
Median hourly rate £48.50 £72.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +71.60% +28.03%
10th Percentile £25.11 £39.90 £18.75
90th Percentile £64.13 £82.50 £53.13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% -

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 28 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +47 5 £438 -14.63% 1
Bracknell +29 2 - -
Newbury +20 2 £450 +12.50%
Wokingham - 2 - -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) BPEL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
6 2 (18.18%) JDeveloper
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) BMC
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
6 2 (18.18%) Perl

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQLPlus
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) JDeveloper
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) FishEye
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy Developer
1 2 (18.18%) WSO2 Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) OpenID
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SAML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) BPEL
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Server Management
4 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) C-shell
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) WSO2
3 1 (9.09%) Klocwork
3 1 (9.09%) MathWorks
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype
3 1 (9.09%) VMware