Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 62 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 19 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.40% 2.19% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 6.57% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Essex median daily rate £378 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.83% -21.31% +24.59%
10th Percentile £348 £293 £300
90th Percentile £400 £380 £554
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £463
% change year-on-year +11.43% -24.32% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Essex median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +20.83%
10th Percentile £36.65 £34.54 £37.13
90th Percentile £43.30 £40.00 £44.18
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.27% -15.51%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 347 289 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.76% 33.33% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 193 255
Essex median daily rate £503 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £235
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 63
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £26.35 £30.75 £25.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.98 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -35 8 £380 +5.56%
Brentwood -14 4 £400 +33.33%
Basildon - 3 £375 -
Shell Script
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (78.95%) Unix
3 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
3 13 (68.42%) Middleware
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 10 (52.63%) JBoss
5 10 (52.63%) Apache
5 10 (52.63%) J2EE
5 10 (52.63%) Solaris
6 9 (47.37%) Java
7 8 (42.11%) webMethods
7 8 (42.11%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (42.11%) BEA
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) TDD
10 5 (26.32%) HTML
10 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 4 (21.05%) C++
11 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
11 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
11 4 (21.05%) HTML5
11 4 (21.05%) REST
12 3 (15.79%) CSS3

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 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
2 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 10 (52.63%) JBoss
3 8 (42.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) LoadUI
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Trainee
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Middleware
2 10 (52.63%) J2EE
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
5 3 (15.79%) JAXB
5 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
5 3 (15.79%) JAX-WS
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Struts
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) jBPM
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Unix
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Solaris
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
5 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) API Design
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Groovy
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) BEA
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) webMethods
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (10.53%) WSO2