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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / East of England
Rank 118 107 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.70% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 2.18% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 18
Median daily rate £415 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.69% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
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 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 831 780 907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.74% 32.16% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 450 493
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Essex -11 5 £563 +54.10% 2
Hertfordshire -6 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Norfolk +4 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 26 (70.27%) Unix
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Oracle
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) Perl
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
9 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
9 7 (18.92%) J2EE
10 6 (16.22%) C++
10 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
10 6 (16.22%) IBM
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Open Source
11 5 (13.51%) Sun

Shell Script
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
5 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.41%) Confluence
7 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) SSL
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.11%) Pentaho
4 3 (8.11%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (5.41%) GIS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) DataStage
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) PVCS
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) CA Gen
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.41%) JBehave
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Mockito
5 2 (5.41%) Moq
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) French Language
4 2 (5.41%) German Language
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Unix Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Pentaho Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) JSON
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) RESTful
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Unix
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Fedora
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Perl
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
4 6 (16.22%) C++
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SDET
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) collectd
3 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.70%) Nessus
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Sun
5 3 (8.11%) BEA
5 3 (8.11%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) Pega
5 3 (8.11%) webMethods
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) BT
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) Teradata
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) xMatters