Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 120 154
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34 +52
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 116 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.93% 1.48% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 3.80% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 44
North West median daily rate £535 £535 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.88% +15.25%
10th Percentile £358 £338 £363
90th Percentile £700 £638 £493
England median daily rate £500 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.35% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

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 2,568 2,212 2,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.66% 38.92% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,767 1,532 1,689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £557 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 79 63
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -23.49%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.71 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +14 71 £700 +55.56% 4
Lancashire -10 26 £500 -18.03% 1
Cheshire -12 15 £363 -19.44% 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 69 (59.48%) Linux
2 68 (58.62%) Python
2 68 (58.62%) DevOps
3 64 (55.17%) Puppet
4 49 (42.24%) Windows
5 48 (41.38%) Ansible
6 44 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 43 (37.07%) Unix
8 41 (35.34%) Java
8 41 (35.34%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 40 (34.48%) Oracle
10 39 (33.62%) SQL
10 39 (33.62%) Open Source
11 37 (31.90%) Terraform
12 34 (29.31%) Continuous Deployment
13 31 (26.72%) Docker
14 30 (25.86%) Ruby
15 29 (25.00%) Groovy
16 28 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
17 27 (23.28%) Artifactory
17 27 (23.28%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (23.28%) Perl
18 26 (22.41%) Maven
18 26 (22.41%) Cloud Foundry
18 26 (22.41%) Gradle
18 26 (22.41%) nginx
18 26 (22.41%) PaaS
18 26 (22.41%) CircleCI

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 26 (22.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 26 (22.41%) nginx
2 22 (18.97%) Tuxedo
3 11 (9.48%) Confluence
4 4 (3.45%) SAS
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) npm
1 26 (22.41%) PaaS
2 20 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.45%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.45%) Route 53
6 3 (2.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.59%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.48%) Pentaho
3 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.17%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.17%) MySQL
5 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.45%) Big Data
7 4 (3.45%) HBase
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.59%) Impala
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.59%) QlikView
9 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 27 (23.28%) Artifactory
4 26 (22.41%) CircleCI
4 26 (22.41%) Gradle
4 26 (22.41%) gulp
4 26 (22.41%) IBM UrbanCode
4 26 (22.41%) Maven
4 26 (22.41%) Travis CI
5 11 (9.48%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) ERwin
7 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.86%) ProC
8 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 11 (9.48%) Banking
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Applications Support
4 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (4.31%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.72%) Consultant
11 2 (1.72%) DBA
11 2 (1.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) Middleware
2 9 (7.76%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (7.76%) ISPF
3 8 (6.90%) .NET
4 5 (4.31%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.59%) HTML
5 3 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.59%) Sensu
5 3 (2.59%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.72%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) Node.js
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.72%) REST
7 1 (0.86%) COM
7 1 (0.86%) DHTML
7 1 (0.86%) Web Services
7 1 (0.86%) XML
7 1 (0.86%) XSL
7 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.72%) Clustering
4 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (59.48%) Linux
2 49 (42.24%) Windows
3 43 (37.07%) Unix
4 21 (18.10%) Windows Server
5 18 (15.52%) zOS
6 15 (12.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.31%) CentOS
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.62%) DevOps
2 41 (35.34%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (33.62%) Open Source
4 34 (29.31%) Continuous Deployment
5 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.90%) Scrum
8 7 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.17%) Database Tuning
9 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.31%) Data Management
10 5 (4.31%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (4.31%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (3.45%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.45%) High Availability
11 4 (3.45%) SDLC
11 4 (3.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
12 3 (2.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.62%) Python
2 41 (35.34%) Java
3 39 (33.62%) SQL
4 30 (25.86%) Ruby
5 29 (25.00%) Groovy
6 27 (23.28%) Perl
7 18 (15.52%) JCL
8 9 (7.76%) ActionScript
8 9 (7.76%) ActionScript 2.0
9 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.17%) C#
12 4 (3.45%) PHP
13 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.86%) C
14 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) Docker
2 28 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (7.76%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.86%) NFS
6 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (55.17%) Puppet
2 48 (41.38%) Ansible
3 41 (35.34%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (31.90%) Terraform
5 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.72%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.86%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (34.48%) Oracle
2 20 (17.24%) VMware
3 18 (15.52%) Remedy
4 11 (9.48%) CA
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.62%) BMC
6 9 (7.76%) IBM
6 9 (7.76%) IBM Sterling
6 9 (7.76%) OpenText
7 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.31%) Tableau
9 4 (3.45%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.45%) Isilon
9 4 (3.45%) NetApp
10 3 (2.59%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.59%) Actuate
10 3 (2.59%) Cognos
10 3 (2.59%) Informatica
10 3 (2.59%) Teradata
11 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow