Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 81 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 23 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 1.03% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 2.93% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 3
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £401 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.53% +40.74%
10th Percentile £308 £384 £463
90th Percentile £575 £420 £678
North West median daily rate £535 £423 £363
% change year-on-year +26.63% +16.55% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 411 512 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.76% 35.16% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 380 451
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Warrington - 7 £535 -
Chester +16 5 £350 -15.66% 2
Runcorn - 2 £150 -
Knutsford -17 1 £450 +16.13%
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 9 (39.13%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Kanban
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Confluence
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Docker
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Coaching
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) MySQL
4 7 (30.43%) Middleware
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Clustering
4 7 (30.43%) Microservices
4 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
4 7 (30.43%) SonarQube
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (30.43%) Rancher
4 7 (30.43%) Slack

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Confluence
2 7 (30.43%) nginx
3 3 (13.04%) SAS
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.70%) Toad
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (30.43%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) ISPF
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) HACMP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 4 (17.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) Kanban
2 8 (34.78%) Coaching
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 7 (30.43%) Microservices
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Static Code Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Jython
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) JCL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 7 (30.43%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) PowerHA
3 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Kubernetes
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) Rancher
2 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (4.35%) Capita