The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 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 East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.41% 2.72% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 6.04% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £325 £425 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% -13.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 88 149 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.36% 45.02% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 82
Median daily rate £345 £434 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +27.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £255 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.39% -56.46%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Kent

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Kent

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dover - 1 £325 -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) R
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle