The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 40 44
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 3.04% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £303 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 188 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 31.22% 43.93% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 121 82
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 11
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -8.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Lancashire

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) C
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) Perl
4 9 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 7 (46.67%) .NET
6 7 (46.67%) C#
7 6 (40.00%) COBOL
7 6 (40.00%) Tuxedo
7 6 (40.00%) ERP
7 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Micro Focus
7 6 (40.00%) Clustering
7 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (33.33%) IaaS
8 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) SaaS
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (40.00%) Tuxedo
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
2 6 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) SFIA
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CLAS
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Micro Focus