The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 65 121
Rank change year-on-year -40 +56  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 27 62 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 2.49% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 7.13% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 13
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.34% +0.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £308 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.75 -
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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 931 869 1068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.46% 34.84% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 511 636
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bedfordshire 0 8 £400 -23.80% 2
Norfolk -9 8 £450 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -4 5 £410 +51.85% 3
Essex -29 3 £524 +49.60% 2
Suffolk - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 3
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle
4 14 (37.84%) Perl
5 12 (32.43%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
8 8 (21.62%) Python
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
10 6 (16.22%) Puppet
10 6 (16.22%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
10 6 (16.22%) JSON
10 6 (16.22%) TDD
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) IBM

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.70%) WildFly
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
1 4 (10.81%) X.500
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) IMAP
4 1 (2.70%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (8.11%) Pentaho
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Appium
2 4 (10.81%) Calabash
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.11%) CA Gen
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) JBehave
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Moq
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Pentaho Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XML
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 6 (16.22%) JSON
2 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.51%) RESTful
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.81%) Android
6 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.81%) HPUX
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
1 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) UML
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Break/Fix
5 4 (10.81%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Perl
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
6 5 (13.51%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
8 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.70%) Korn
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Samba
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) collectd
4 1 (2.70%) Grafana
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.81%) BEA
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) HP
4 4 (10.81%) Sun
4 4 (10.81%) webMethods
4 4 (10.81%) Xamarin
5 3 (8.11%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) Pega
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) ReadSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) VMware