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 25 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 85 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 18 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 3.31% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Median daily rate £488 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £367 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 507 543 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.12% 30.73% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 371 312
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +84.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £45.50 £34.00
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 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 25 June 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

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £425 - 3
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 24 (70.59%) Unix
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) DevOps
4 19 (55.88%) Puppet
5 17 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (47.06%) Hadoop
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 15 (44.12%) Ansible
8 14 (41.18%) Linux
9 13 (38.24%) ITIL
9 13 (38.24%) Python
9 13 (38.24%) Java
9 13 (38.24%) SQL
10 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (29.41%) Degree
12 8 (23.53%) PaaS
12 8 (23.53%) Finance
12 8 (23.53%) .NET
13 7 (20.59%) C++
13 7 (20.59%) Scala
13 7 (20.59%) Change Control
13 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
13 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
14 6 (17.65%) Docker
14 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
15 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
15 5 (14.71%) Oracle
15 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
15 5 (14.71%) TDD

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 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Hadoop
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Technical Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) MSMQ
2 5 (14.71%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Django
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.94%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Swing
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Unix
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Change Control
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.76%) Physics
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) ATDD
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
1 13 (38.24%) Python
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C++
2 7 (20.59%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) Go
3 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 17 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (44.12%) Ansible
4 5 (14.71%) Mesos
5 3 (8.82%) Cobbler
5 3 (8.82%) Terraform
6 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.88%) yum
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.94%) SCOM
7 1 (2.94%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Wonderware