The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.29% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 3.70% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £368 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -11.76%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 276 189 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 37.25% 28.29% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 83 150
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) Task Automation
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (43.48%) DB2
7 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (39.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (34.78%) YAML
8 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
8 8 (34.78%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) LDAP
9 7 (30.43%) MySQL
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (30.43%) Ansible
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (26.09%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) Security Management
11 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
12 4 (17.39%) Groovy
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
13 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (13.04%) Windows

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) DB2
3 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (34.78%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
5 7 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (30.43%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) git-flow
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) YAML
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Task Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
3 5 (21.74%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) Groovy
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk