Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 16 February 2019 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 72 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.85% 1.37% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 3.97% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.82% -10.53%
10th Percentile £263 £318 £388
90th Percentile £479 £555 £463
North West median daily rate £575 £535 £425
% change year-on-year +7.48% +25.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
North West median hourly rate - £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +17.14% -

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 445 453 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 37.62% 34.50% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 314 288
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.28% -0.97%
10th Percentile £305 £257 £275
90th Percentile £500 £545 £496
North West median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.04% +118.67%
10th Percentile £26.50 £27.00 £15.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £46.47
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.05% -2.50% +8.11%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -9 3 £478 +6.11%
Chester +1 1 £363 +5.07% 1
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Wilmslow - 1 £388 -
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Cognos
5 3 (30.00%) Actuate
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (30.00%) Teradata
5 3 (30.00%) QlikView
5 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Tableau
5 3 (30.00%) Impala
6 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (20.00%) Route 53
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Impala
1 3 (30.00%) QlikView
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Teradata Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (30.00%) Actuate
2 3 (30.00%) Cognos
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Zend