Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 129 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 -34 +20
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 23 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 1.20% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.99% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 21
Berkshire median daily rate £506 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £423 £305 £355
90th Percentile £626 £490 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
South East median hourly rate £53.75 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% +41.51% -24.29%

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 1,282 1,228 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.97% 29.97% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 708 682
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £35.00 £9.38 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Bracknell +4 8 £609 +73.93% 1
Newbury +5 5 £450 - 1
Slough -15 3 £400 +6.67% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £488 +14.71% 1
Reading -36 2 - - 1
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Retail
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) FTP
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) JDA
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) Kafka
9 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.04%) Ansible
9 3 (13.04%) Puppet
9 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
9 3 (13.04%) DevOps
9 3 (13.04%) Supply Chain Planning

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 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
2 2 (8.70%) GPRS
2 2 (8.70%) GSM
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) ICMP
3 1 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
2 2 (8.70%) HDInsight
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (8.70%) Power BI
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) HBase
3 1 (4.35%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Build Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Unix Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Kafka
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Software Packaging
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
3 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.35%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) IPTV
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) HPUX
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Supply Chain Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Accounts Receivable
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Thought Leadership
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.35%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (8.70%) Rancher
2 2 (8.70%) Terraform
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) JDA
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Siebel
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas