The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 120 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 51 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.12% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 3.30% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £450 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1080 1303 1207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.70% 34.07% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 868 765
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £56.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the North West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the North West

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the North West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheshire +42 24 £388 -13.88% 4
Manchester +12 18 £488 +8.33% 8
Lancashire -1 8 £400 -4.76%
Shell Script
England

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

1 45 (62.50%) Unix
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) Linux
4 29 (40.28%) DevOps
5 28 (38.89%) Puppet
6 24 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 22 (30.56%) SQL
7 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (29.17%) Python
9 18 (25.00%) Oracle
10 16 (22.22%) Hadoop
11 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (20.83%) Ansible
11 15 (20.83%) ITIL
12 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
12 14 (19.44%) Java
13 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
14 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 12 (16.67%) Finance
15 11 (15.28%) IBM
15 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
16 10 (13.89%) Docker
16 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 10 (13.89%) Degree
16 10 (13.89%) FTP
16 10 (13.89%) HTTP
16 10 (13.89%) Mainframe

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.56%) Confluence
1 4 (5.56%) nginx
1 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) SAS
2 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) PaaS
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Slack
4 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) FTP
1 10 (13.89%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) SSH
2 9 (12.50%) SSL
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.56%) PuTTY
4 4 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (8.33%) MySQL
7 5 (6.94%) Big Data
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (4.17%) SQLPlus
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) JIRA
3 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 3 (4.17%) GitLab
4 3 (4.17%) MSI
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.78%) Toad
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
1 13 (18.06%) Developer
1 13 (18.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Unix Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) DBA
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
1 8 (11.11%) Middleware
2 6 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) MSMQ
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (5.56%) X-Windows
5 2 (2.78%) Django
5 2 (2.78%) J2EE
5 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.39%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.39%) Swing
6 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.33%) Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) Wiki
7 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (62.50%) Unix
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.72%) AIX
6 6 (8.33%) Solaris
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) DevOps
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.72%) Change Control
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.72%) Kanban
6 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.72%) Open Source
6 7 (9.72%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.72%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.33%) ETL
7 6 (8.33%) Migration
7 6 (8.33%) TDD
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.94%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) Python
3 14 (19.44%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.72%) C++
6 7 (9.72%) Scala
7 5 (6.94%) Go
7 5 (6.94%) VB
8 4 (5.56%) JCL
9 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.78%) Jython
10 1 (1.39%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (38.89%) Puppet
2 24 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (20.83%) Ansible
4 6 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (6.94%) Data Guard
5 5 (6.94%) Mesos
6 4 (5.56%) Rancher
7 3 (4.17%) Cobbler
7 3 (4.17%) Terraform
7 3 (4.17%) yum
8 2 (2.78%) Control-M
8 2 (2.78%) SCOM
9 1 (1.39%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.39%) Graphite
9 1 (1.39%) Graylog
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.39%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) IBM
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Teradata
6 2 (2.78%) Veritas
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.39%) Wonderware
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