Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 97 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26 +20
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 51 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 1.72% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 5.91% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 38
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.26% +43.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £276
90th Percentile £490 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +41.51% -24.29% +159.26%

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 1,222 1,167 1,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.05% 29.14% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 683 751
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 51
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £9.38 £12.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +14.07%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -6 23 £310 -23.69% 3
Slough +12 10 £375 - 3
Maidenhead +4 9 £425 +5.59% 2
Newbury - 3 - - 2
Bracknell -23 2 £350 -30.00% 2
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 30 (58.82%) Unix
2 25 (49.02%) Oracle
3 24 (47.06%) Linux
4 21 (41.18%) Perl
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 12 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (21.57%) HTML
7 11 (21.57%) Apache
8 10 (19.61%) Python
8 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
8 10 (19.61%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) ETL
9 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 8 (15.69%) MVC
10 8 (15.69%) CSS
10 8 (15.69%) Windows
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) RESTful
10 8 (15.69%) nginx
10 8 (15.69%) Node.js
10 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
10 8 (15.69%) Docker
11 7 (13.73%) DevOps
11 7 (13.73%) ETL Development
11 7 (13.73%) C++
11 7 (13.73%) Workflow
11 7 (13.73%) Ajax
12 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements

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 (21.57%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) TPMS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (5.88%) SS7
3 2 (3.92%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
3 2 (3.92%) INAP
3 2 (3.92%) SNMP
3 2 (3.92%) SSH
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) Telnet
3 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.96%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) OLTP
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) IDMS
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL Developer
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Smart Metering Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 10 (19.61%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) Node.js
3 8 (15.69%) RESTful
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) Ajax
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (7.84%) STL
7 2 (3.92%) LAMP
7 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.96%) CGI
8 1 (1.96%) Middleware
8 1 (1.96%) REST
8 1 (1.96%) Spring
8 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Unix
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) OpenVMS
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.92%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ETL
2 8 (15.69%) MVC
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps
3 7 (13.73%) ETL Development
3 7 (13.73%) Workflow
4 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (11.76%) High Availability
4 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Data Management
6 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.88%) Service Management
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Metaprogramming
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Perl
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) Python
5 7 (13.73%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) AWK
6 4 (7.84%) Java
6 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) sed
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) COBOL
7 2 (3.92%) Fortran
7 2 (3.92%) Korn
7 2 (3.92%) Pascal
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Gluster
3 2 (3.92%) NFS
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.96%) SRDF
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) Ansible
3 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.92%) Control-M
3 2 (3.92%) Netcool
3 2 (3.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.92%) SELinux
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Sun
4 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.92%) BMC
4 2 (3.92%) FairCom
4 2 (3.92%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Nokia
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO