The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.71% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £436 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £390 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 308 292 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.76% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 296
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Bristol

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) vRealize
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) GFS2
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) OCFS2
3 1 (14.29%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) vRealize
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Opsware
4 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas