The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 53 36
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 3.30% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £321 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 212 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.35% 50.84% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 149 86
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 £225 £288 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -39.03%  
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Cardiff

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Cardiff

Shell Script
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Xerox
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) BMC

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Xerox
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago