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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 53 54
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.78% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.56% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

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 226 195 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.82% 30.23% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 133 125
Median daily rate £400 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £24.75 £11.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.63% -51.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £9.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £36.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Birmingham

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MindAlign
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk