Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 129 132
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 49 72 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 1.31% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 3.46% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 52
North West median daily rate £463 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +4.29% +7.88%
10th Percentile £363 £329 £261
90th Percentile £650 £600 £570
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +42.54%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,474 2,081 2,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.24% 37.95% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 1,401 1,787
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.76%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £513 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 100 86
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.68% +4.41%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.33 £14.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.42
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.49% +10.00%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Manchester -25 30 £463 +2.78% 11
Cheshire -28 8 £388 -6.06% 7
Lancashire -17 4 £600 +50.00%
Merseyside - 4 £850 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 29 (59.18%) Unix
3 19 (38.78%) Python
4 16 (32.65%) Windows
5 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
5 15 (30.61%) DevOps
6 14 (28.57%) Ansible
6 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
7 13 (26.53%) SQL
8 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (24.49%) Puppet
8 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.45%) Docker
9 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
10 10 (20.41%) Java
10 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
10 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (20.41%) Data Integration
10 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
11 9 (18.37%) Open Source
11 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
11 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
11 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 9 (18.37%) Data Management

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 7 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (8.16%) TPMS
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (10.20%) Serverless
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
4 3 (6.12%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.08%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (4.08%) CloudFront
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) Route 53
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.04%) npm
6 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) FTP
2 3 (6.12%) SNMP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
3 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 7 (14.29%) Big Data
4 7 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.29%) HBase
4 7 (14.29%) Pentaho
5 5 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (10.20%) Data Lake
6 4 (8.16%) IDMS
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) ERwin
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 2 (4.08%) Hudson
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.04%) Geb
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) ISPF
2 5 (10.20%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) Node.js
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.04%) PySpark
6 1 (2.04%) RAML
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) Spring WebFlux
6 1 (2.04%) Swagger
6 1 (2.04%) Vert.x
6 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.12%) CMDB
6 2 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) iPad
7 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 29 (59.18%) Unix
3 16 (32.65%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) CentOS
6 5 (10.20%) AIX
7 4 (8.16%) VME
8 2 (4.08%) Debian
8 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.04%) OpenVMS
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) DevOps
2 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.41%) Data Integration
3 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
4 9 (18.37%) Data Management
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) Open Source
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.33%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (16.33%) Metadata Management
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
6 7 (14.29%) Analytics
6 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) Data Security
6 7 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Python
2 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) Java
5 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Ruby
6 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (14.29%) Perl
8 5 (10.20%) JCL
9 4 (8.16%) C#
9 4 (8.16%) COBOL
10 3 (6.12%) C
10 3 (6.12%) C++
10 3 (6.12%) Scala
11 2 (4.08%) Groovy
12 1 (2.04%) Go
12 1 (2.04%) Pascal
12 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.04%) Tcl
12 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 5 (10.20%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Ansible
2 12 (24.49%) Puppet
3 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (14.29%) Terraform
5 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.12%) Packer
7 2 (4.08%) Rancher
8 1 (2.04%) Consul
8 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.04%) Mesos
8 1 (2.04%) Nagios
8 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) CA
2 7 (14.29%) Informatica
2 7 (14.29%) Tableau
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Fujitsu
4 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.12%) Micro Focus
5 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.12%) Snow
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) Capita
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Siebel
7 1 (2.04%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas