The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 54 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.73% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.67% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Median daily rate £400 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 187 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.96% 27.30% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 107 115
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hatfield - 2 £408 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £313 - 1
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) JBehave
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Moq
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Unix Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ATDD
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SDET
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) xMatters