Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 152 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30 -44
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 46 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 0.44% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 1.37% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 28
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +18.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £292 £338 £304
90th Percentile £635 £541 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate - £49.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year - +24.53% -16.32%

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 1,179 1,240 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.70% 32.02% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 740 639
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £318 £312 £286
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £30.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +59.32% +50.64%
10th Percentile £42.30 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £55.50 £52.63
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.39% -2.22% +12.50%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Contractor 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 21 September 2019. 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 +3 20 £525 -4.55% 2
Newbury +8 12 £450 -2.70%
Bracknell 0 1 £450 -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 33 (71.74%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Unix
2 33 (71.74%) Oracle
3 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
6 20 (43.48%) Oracle Database
7 16 (34.78%) Windows
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 14 (30.43%) IBM
9 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (28.26%) Azure
10 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
11 12 (26.09%) Python
11 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (23.91%) JSON
12 11 (23.91%) SOA
12 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (23.91%) Apache
12 11 (23.91%) XML
12 11 (23.91%) Migration
12 11 (23.91%) CSG Singleview
13 10 (21.74%) Billing
13 10 (21.74%) XSD
13 10 (21.74%) XSL
13 10 (21.74%) JDBC
13 10 (21.74%) JSP
13 10 (21.74%) Servlets

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 11 (23.91%) Apache
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (21.74%) iPlanet
3 8 (17.39%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) CSG Singleview
2 10 (21.74%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (17.39%) Sonata
4 4 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Azure
2 10 (21.74%) IBM Blueworks
3 9 (19.57%) PaaS
3 9 (19.57%) SaaS
4 8 (17.39%) Apigee
4 8 (17.39%) GitHub
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.35%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Office 365
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.17%) AWS
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.17%) Google Drive
7 1 (2.17%) Slack
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) SNMP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) 2G
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) 4G
5 1 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
5 1 (2.17%) SMS
5 1 (2.17%) SSH
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle Database
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 8 (17.39%) JIRA
3 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (2.17%) PVCS
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
5 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.74%) Billing
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Integration Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Domain Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Integration Architect
7 3 (6.52%) TIBCO Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) JSON
1 11 (23.91%) XML
2 10 (21.74%) Apache Commons
2 10 (21.74%) JDBC
2 10 (21.74%) JSP
2 10 (21.74%) Servlets
2 10 (21.74%) Swagger
2 10 (21.74%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (21.74%) XSD
2 10 (21.74%) XSL
3 6 (13.04%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
4 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (2.17%) ActiveX
7 1 (2.17%) COM
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
7 1 (2.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Unix
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) SOA
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.74%) DevOps
4 10 (21.74%) EAI
4 10 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (21.74%) UML
5 8 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.39%) Wealth Management
6 7 (15.22%) Project Delivery
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) API Design
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Architecture Roadmap
9 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 33 (71.74%) Java
3 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.09%) Python
6 10 (21.74%) XPath
6 10 (21.74%) XQuery
7 6 (13.04%) Perl
7 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.70%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) Java 8
9 2 (4.35%) Korn
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.70%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (8.70%) Netcool
2 4 (8.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) IBM
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Sun
4 10 (21.74%) TIBCO
5 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.70%) BMC
6 4 (8.70%) Cramer
6 4 (8.70%) Remedy
6 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 4 (8.70%) Siebel
6 4 (8.70%) xMatters
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (4.35%) FNZ
7 2 (4.35%) Huawei
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia
7 2 (4.35%) Tableau
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) Informatica
8 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com