Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 152 208
Rank change year-on-year +32 +56 -71
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 86 76 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.11% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 3.02% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 47 19
North West median daily rate £535 £423 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.63% +16.55% -2.36%
10th Percentile £345 £363 £284
90th Percentile £638 £491 £495
England median daily rate £469 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.29% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2164 2518 2687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.94% 36.84% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1737 1675
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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
Manchester +36 46 £460 +8.24% 6
Cheshire +13 23 £535 +33.33% 3
Lancashire -5 12 £610 +50.62%
Merseyside +7 4 - -
Cumbria -6 1 £425 -
Shell Script
England

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

1 47 (54.65%) Linux
2 42 (48.84%) Python
3 40 (46.51%) Unix
4 33 (38.37%) Java
5 32 (37.21%) Docker
6 28 (32.56%) Finance
6 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (31.40%) JIRA
7 27 (31.40%) Git (software)
7 27 (31.40%) Big Data
8 26 (30.23%) DevOps
9 24 (27.91%) Hadoop
9 24 (27.91%) Open Source
10 23 (26.74%) Windows
10 23 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (25.58%) ITIL
12 21 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (24.42%) SQL
12 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
13 20 (23.26%) Scrum
14 17 (19.77%) Marketing
14 17 (19.77%) Puppet
14 17 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
15 16 (18.60%) Oracle
16 15 (17.44%) SAP
16 15 (17.44%) Programme Management
16 15 (17.44%) Electronics

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 15 (17.44%) nginx
2 12 (13.95%) Confluence
3 11 (12.79%) Apache Spark
4 9 (10.47%) SAS
5 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.33%) Apache
8 2 (2.33%) JBoss
8 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.16%) ArchestrA
9 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.16%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.16%) HFM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) PaaS
2 11 (12.79%) Slack
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) SSH
3 5 (5.81%) SNMP
4 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) Big Data
2 24 (27.91%) Hadoop
3 13 (15.12%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.14%) MySQL
7 6 (6.98%) Apache Hive
7 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (6.98%) Data Lake
7 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.98%) HBase
7 6 (6.98%) Pentaho
7 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Git (software)
1 27 (31.40%) JIRA
2 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.44%) TeamCity
4 13 (15.12%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.79%) SonarQube
6 6 (6.98%) ERwin
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.33%) Toad
8 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.16%) GitLab
8 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Marketing
3 15 (17.44%) Electronics
3 15 (17.44%) Manufacturing
3 15 (17.44%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.47%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Architect
4 14 (16.28%) Scala Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (10.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Consultant
7 8 (9.30%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Apache Spark Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Java Scala Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Akka
2 11 (12.79%) Middleware
2 11 (12.79%) Web Services
3 8 (9.30%) .NET
4 7 (8.14%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (6.98%) MSMQ
5 6 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.81%) REST
6 5 (5.81%) SOAP
7 4 (4.65%) Node.js
7 4 (4.65%) React
7 4 (4.65%) RESTful
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) Swing
9 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.33%) CSS
9 2 (2.33%) ISPF
9 2 (2.33%) J2EE
9 2 (2.33%) PySpark
10 1 (1.16%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Clustering
2 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.81%) CMDB
4 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.65%) iPad
5 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) HACMP
7 1 (1.16%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Linux
2 40 (46.51%) Unix
3 23 (26.74%) Windows
4 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.81%) AIX
7 3 (3.49%) Solaris
8 2 (2.33%) HPUX
9 1 (1.16%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.16%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) DevOps
3 24 (27.91%) Open Source
4 22 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (25.58%) ITIL
5 21 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (23.26%) Scrum
6 20 (23.26%) Software Engineering
7 15 (17.44%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (17.44%) Programme Management
7 15 (17.44%) TDD
8 14 (16.28%) BDD
9 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
9 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.95%) Coaching
10 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
10 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
11 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) Python
2 33 (38.37%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 12 (13.95%) C++
5 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.63%) Clojure
7 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.98%) Go
8 6 (6.98%) Perl
8 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.98%) Scala
9 5 (5.81%) C#
9 5 (5.81%) Jython
10 4 (4.65%) C
10 4 (4.65%) Groovy
10 4 (4.65%) Ruby
11 2 (2.33%) Ada
11 2 (2.33%) JCL
11 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Docker
2 9 (10.47%) Xen
3 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.33%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (19.77%) Puppet
2 13 (15.12%) Ansible
3 12 (13.95%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.14%) Rancher
5 6 (6.98%) Mesos
6 3 (3.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) SAP
3 6 (6.98%) CA
3 6 (6.98%) IBM
3 6 (6.98%) Informatica
3 6 (6.98%) Tableau
4 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.81%) Snow
5 4 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) BEA
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.16%) Wonderware