Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 months to 17 November 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)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 71 98
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27 -35
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 59 106 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.80% 3.80% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.57% 9.92% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 6
North East median daily rate £475 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.44% +16.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £310 £219 £256
90th Percentile £638 £476 £353
England median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £53.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +42.67% -
10th Percentile £44.50 £51.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.50 £55.25 £44.20
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 405 1069 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.93% 38.32% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 742 459
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £262
90th Percentile £538 £501 £552
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £24.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.40 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 45 £535 +67.19% 1
Durham +14 11 £425 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 46 (77.97%) Unix
2 41 (69.49%) Linux
3 29 (49.15%) Oracle
4 27 (45.76%) SQL
5 22 (37.29%) Windows
6 20 (33.90%) ITIL
6 20 (33.90%) Bash Shell
6 20 (33.90%) DevOps
7 18 (30.51%) Perl
8 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
8 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
9 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (27.12%) Clustering
10 15 (25.42%) Confluence
10 15 (25.42%) JIRA
10 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
10 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
11 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
11 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
12 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
12 13 (22.03%) Solaris
12 13 (22.03%) C-shell
12 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
12 13 (22.03%) Korn
13 12 (20.34%) QA
13 12 (20.34%) Data Integration
13 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
13 12 (20.34%) Data Architecture

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (25.42%) Confluence
2 11 (18.64%) Apache
3 10 (16.95%) iPlanet
3 10 (16.95%) JBoss
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.95%) WebLogic
4 8 (13.56%) SAS
5 7 (11.86%) nginx
6 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
8 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (6.78%) MQSeries
8 4 (6.78%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (5.08%) Tuxedo
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
10 2 (3.39%) Drupal
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Slack
3 2 (3.39%) Boomi
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (1.69%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) Firewall
3 7 (11.86%) HTTP
4 5 (8.47%) FCoE
4 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) LDAP
5 4 (6.78%) NAS
6 2 (3.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.25%) Big Data
3 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.56%) Apache Hive
4 8 (13.56%) HBase
4 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (10.17%) Data Lake
6 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.17%) Hadoop
6 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (10.17%) Pentaho
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.78%) MySQL
8 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.08%) SQLPlus
9 2 (3.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
1 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) JIRA
3 10 (16.95%) Subversion
4 9 (15.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
6 7 (11.86%) SonarQube
7 6 (10.17%) ERwin
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (5.08%) Toad
9 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Azure DevOps
3 8 (13.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) AIX Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Data Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Data Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Lead Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Lead Data Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Data Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Solaris Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
1 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
1 10 (16.95%) JSON
2 9 (15.25%) J2EE
3 8 (13.56%) Angular 2
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) JDBC
5 2 (3.39%) REST
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) XSD
5 2 (3.39%) XSL
6 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.69%) LAMP
6 1 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Clustering
2 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.08%) User Experience
7 2 (3.39%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Unix
2 41 (69.49%) Linux
3 22 (37.29%) Windows
4 13 (22.03%) Solaris
5 12 (20.34%) AIX
6 10 (16.95%) HPUX
6 10 (16.95%) SUSE
7 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) DevOps
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
4 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 14 (23.73%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Data Architecture
6 12 (20.34%) Data Integration
6 12 (20.34%) Data Management
6 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
6 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.95%) High Availability
8 9 (15.25%) Coaching
8 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.56%) Analytics
9 8 (13.56%) Open Source
9 8 (13.56%) SFIA
10 7 (11.86%) Microservices
10 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Bash Shell
3 18 (30.51%) Perl
4 13 (22.03%) C-shell
4 13 (22.03%) Korn
5 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
6 10 (16.95%) C#
6 10 (16.95%) Python
7 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.47%) Java
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
10 3 (5.08%) COBOL
11 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.39%) R
11 2 (3.39%) VB
11 2 (3.39%) XPath
11 2 (3.39%) XQuery
12 1 (1.69%) Jython
12 1 (1.69%) Ruby
12 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Samba
2 7 (11.86%) Docker
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) Xen
4 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) KVM
4 5 (8.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.56%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) OpenView
3 2 (3.39%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.69%) MOM
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Informatica
3 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.95%) Sun
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco
6 8 (13.56%) F5
7 6 (10.17%) CA
7 6 (10.17%) Tableau
7 6 (10.17%) VMware
8 5 (8.47%) PlateSpin
8 5 (8.47%) Veritas
9 4 (6.78%) Cognos
9 4 (6.78%) Opsware
10 3 (5.08%) Micro Focus
11 2 (3.39%) Borland
11 2 (3.39%) Dell
12 1 (1.69%) EMC
12 1 (1.69%) OpenText