The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.31% 1.68% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 3.36% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Median daily rate £550 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -14.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 118 238 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.42% 50.00% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 118 150
Median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata