The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 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)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 37 60
Rank change year-on-year -32 +23  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.69% 4.03% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 10.86% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £524 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.60% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 223 175 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.38% 37.08% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 87 116
Median daily rate £465 £311 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.39% -15.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -19.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Essex

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Essex

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Southend-on-Sea -35 3 £524 +47.50%
Shell Script
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) BEA
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) webMethods
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (37.50%) CA Gen
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CA Gen
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) ETL Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Pentaho Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Fedora
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) RUP
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) BEA
2 4 (50.00%) webMethods
3 3 (37.50%) Informatica
3 3 (37.50%) Pega
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) WSO2