The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 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.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 82 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 16 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.21% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 3.18% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +21.37%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 591 629 518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.64% 35.00% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 394 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Manchester

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Manchester

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 22 (64.71%) Unix
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Puppet
3 19 (55.88%) DevOps
4 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (50.00%) Python
6 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (32.35%) Ansible
7 11 (32.35%) Windows
8 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (26.47%) Ruby
9 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
11 7 (20.59%) CloudStack
11 7 (20.59%) Cobbler
11 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.59%) Xen
11 7 (20.59%) vSphere
11 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
11 7 (20.59%) XenServer
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) SSL
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) SQL
13 5 (14.71%) Oracle
14 4 (11.76%) Finance
14 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 7 (20.59%) CloudStack
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Toad
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) JMS
3 2 (5.88%) Django
3 2 (5.88%) JDBC
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE
4 1 (2.94%) Java SE
4 1 (2.94%) JPA
4 1 (2.94%) JSF
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Unix
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) High Availability
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (2.94%) Line Management
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.76%) Scala
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Jython
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) vSphere
1 7 (20.59%) Xen
1 7 (20.59%) XenServer
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Puppet
2 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (32.35%) Ansible
4 7 (20.59%) Cobbler
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.88%) yum
6 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (2.94%) Kibana
6 1 (2.94%) logstash
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) New Relic
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
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