The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.34% 3.35% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 6.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 184 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.40% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Cambridge

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware