The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 months to 27 June 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 59
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.48% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.35% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 234 297 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.85% 35.91% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 215 166
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +41.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £37.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £37.50 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Birmingham

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Birmingham

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Birmingham