The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 April 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 67
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 1.23% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 2.89% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +37.50% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 235 277 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.60% 42.68% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 153 167
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Cambridgeshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cambridge 0 1 - - 2
Shell Script
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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