Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 75 116
Rank change year-on-year -37 +41 +27
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 49 101 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 2.36% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 8.39% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 43
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +5.26% +43.94%
10th Percentile £305 £370 £382
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year -0.63% +42.22% +108.33%

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 1154 1204 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 28.10% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 693 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -2 22 £328 -15.48% 3
Slough +15 11 £450 +28.57%
Maidenhead -5 9 £425 +6.25%
Bracknell -23 5 £300 -40.00%
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 28 (57.14%) Unix
2 27 (55.10%) Linux
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
4 18 (36.73%) Perl
5 17 (34.69%) Oracle
6 15 (30.61%) Apache
7 11 (22.45%) HTML
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
8 10 (20.41%) XML
9 9 (18.37%) ETL
10 8 (16.33%) Project Management
10 8 (16.33%) MVC
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) CSS
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) nginx
10 8 (16.33%) RESTful
10 8 (16.33%) Node.js
10 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.33%) Docker
11 7 (14.29%) DevOps
11 7 (14.29%) ETL Development
11 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 7 (14.29%) Ajax
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
11 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.29%) IBM
11 7 (14.29%) Workflow
12 6 (12.24%) Change Management

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 15 (30.61%) Apache
2 8 (16.33%) nginx
3 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
5 2 (4.08%) TPMS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (6.12%) SS7
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) 3GPP
3 2 (4.08%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) FTP
3 2 (4.08%) INAP
3 2 (4.08%) SNMP
3 2 (4.08%) SSH
3 2 (4.08%) Telnet
3 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) DB2
4 3 (6.12%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.08%) IDMS
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL Developer
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Developer
6 4 (8.16%) DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Smart Metering Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) XML
3 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) Node.js
3 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 8 (16.33%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) Ajax
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (8.16%) LAMP
7 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Unix
2 27 (55.10%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) AIX
5 4 (8.16%) Solaris
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) OpenVMS
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE
7 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.08%) VME
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ETL
2 8 (16.33%) MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 7 (14.29%) Workflow
4 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) High Availability
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (6.12%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) Open Source
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) AWK
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) sed
7 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) COBOL
8 2 (4.08%) Fortran
8 2 (4.08%) Pascal
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) XenServer
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.04%) Squid
5 1 (2.04%) SRDF
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Ansible
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
1 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Control-M
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool
3 2 (4.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.08%) SELinux
3 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Sun
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.08%) BMC
5 2 (4.08%) FairCom
5 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Nokia
6 1 (2.04%) Software AG
6 1 (2.04%) webMethods