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 30 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.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.49% 1.11% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 3.62% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £563 £365 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.10% -9.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +21.37%  

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 192 138 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.17% 30.67% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 83 97
Median daily rate £422 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) PL/SQL
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) C++
6 5 (38.46%) Perl
6 5 (38.46%) PVCS
6 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) Sun
6 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 4 (30.77%) J2EE
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
8 3 (23.08%) ETL
8 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (23.08%) RUP
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (23.08%) Python

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 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (23.08%) Pentaho
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) PVCS
2 3 (23.08%) CA Gen
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ETL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Pentaho Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Fedora
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) RUP
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) PL/SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) BEA
3 3 (23.08%) Informatica
3 3 (23.08%) Pega
3 3 (23.08%) webMethods
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Teradata
5 1 (7.69%) VMware