The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 28 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.60% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 2.19% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £328 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £396 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £398
% change year-on-year +11.84% -4.40%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 137 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 25.60% 33.17% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 162 206
Median daily rate £369 £383 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +27.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 21
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Coventry

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle