The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 64 73
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.97% 1.35% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.09% 4.21% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £368 £375 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -22.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 393 309 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.64% 32.09% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 152 227
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Buckinghamshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Buckinghamshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 17 £368 -2.00%
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle
3 16 (50.00%) Unix
4 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (37.50%) DB2
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Task Automation
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) LDAP
7 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (25.00%) MySQL
9 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (25.00%) YAML
9 8 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
9 8 (25.00%) Ansible
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
11 6 (18.75%) VMware
11 6 (18.75%) Clustering
11 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (18.75%) Node.js
12 5 (15.63%) REST
12 5 (15.63%) Hadoop

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (37.50%) DB2
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
5 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (25.00%) MySQL
6 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
7 4 (12.50%) Big Data
8 2 (6.25%) Sqoop
9 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 1 (3.13%) Impala
9 1 (3.13%) NuoDB
9 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.13%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) git-flow
5 2 (6.25%) GitLab
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) NeoLoad
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Administrator
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) DBA
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 3 (9.38%) Server Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Database Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) YAML
2 6 (18.75%) Node.js
3 5 (15.63%) REST
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) CSS3
4 4 (12.50%) Java EE
4 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) ODBC
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) Kafka
6 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (3.13%) Velocity
7 1 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Task Automation
2 11 (34.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
4 5 (15.63%) Security Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Microservices
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.25%) Server Building
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Oozie
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) BMC
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk