Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 101 156
Rank change year-on-year -24 +55 +34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 96 105 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.80% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 4.81% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 100 35
North West median daily rate £500 £535 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% +16.84%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £360
90th Percentile £700 £638 £497
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +33.33%

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 2,500 2,183 2,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.42% 37.48% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,711 1,480 1,789
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 68
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +35.96% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.34 £43.23
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 55 £550 +22.22% 8
Lancashire 0 24 £500 -18.03% 2
Cheshire -31 11 £344 -30.20% 2
Merseyside - 1 £850 - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 55 (57.29%) Python
3 48 (50.00%) Puppet
3 48 (50.00%) DevOps
4 47 (48.96%) Windows
5 41 (42.71%) Unix
6 38 (39.58%) SQL
6 38 (39.58%) Oracle
7 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 31 (32.29%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (30.21%) Perl
11 28 (29.17%) Ruby
12 27 (28.13%) Jenkins
13 26 (27.08%) Ansible
13 26 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (21.88%) Java
15 21 (21.88%) Tuxedo
15 21 (21.88%) Middleware
16 20 (20.83%) Open Source
16 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
17 19 (19.79%) VMware
18 18 (18.75%) Docker
19 17 (17.71%) Artifactory
20 16 (16.67%) Remedy
20 16 (16.67%) JCL
20 16 (16.67%) zOS
21 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
22 14 (14.58%) Groovy

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 21 (21.88%) Tuxedo
2 12 (12.50%) nginx
3 11 (11.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (7.29%) SAS
5 3 (3.13%) TPMS
6 2 (2.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.46%) npm
2 11 (11.46%) PaaS
3 7 (7.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.17%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.13%) GitHub
6 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.08%) IaaS
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.08%) Serverless
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.04%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.04%) Route 53
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 8 (8.33%) HBase
4 7 (7.29%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.29%) Pentaho
5 6 (6.25%) Big Data
6 5 (5.21%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.13%) IDMS
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.08%) MySQL
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 27 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.71%) Artifactory
4 12 (12.50%) CircleCI
4 12 (12.50%) Gradle
4 12 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 11 (11.46%) gulp
5 11 (11.46%) IBM UrbanCode
5 11 (11.46%) Maven
6 7 (7.29%) ERwin
7 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.08%) JIRA
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 7 (7.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.63%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.46%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (8.33%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.21%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) DBA
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Data Migration Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) Middleware
2 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) ISPF
3 5 (5.21%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.13%) Node.js
4 3 (3.13%) SOAP
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
6 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.04%) COM
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) DHTML
6 1 (1.04%) J2EE
6 1 (1.04%) JSON
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (1.04%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 59 (61.46%) Linux
2 47 (48.96%) Windows
3 41 (42.71%) Unix
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 16 (16.67%) zOS
6 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.29%) CentOS
8 3 (3.13%) VME
9 2 (2.08%) Debian
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) DevOps
2 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
4 20 (20.83%) Open Source
5 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.42%) Data Management
7 8 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 8 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.29%) Data Architecture
8 7 (7.29%) Data Strategy
8 7 (7.29%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (7.29%) Metadata Management
8 7 (7.29%) Microservices
8 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (7.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) Python
2 38 (39.58%) SQL
3 29 (30.21%) Perl
4 28 (29.17%) Ruby
5 21 (21.88%) Java
6 16 (16.67%) JCL
7 14 (14.58%) Groovy
8 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
9 9 (9.38%) ActionScript
9 9 (9.38%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
10 7 (7.29%) C#
11 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
13 3 (3.13%) COBOL
14 2 (2.08%) PHP
15 1 (1.04%) C
15 1 (1.04%) Scala
15 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Docker
2 13 (13.54%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (7.29%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 48 (50.00%) Puppet
2 26 (27.08%) Ansible
3 23 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.58%) Terraform
5 9 (9.38%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Data Guard
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (1.04%) Packer
9 1 (1.04%) Rancher
9 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Oracle
2 19 (19.79%) VMware
3 16 (16.67%) Remedy
4 14 (14.58%) CA
5 9 (9.38%) BMC
5 9 (9.38%) IBM
5 9 (9.38%) IBM Sterling
5 9 (9.38%) OpenText
6 8 (8.33%) Informatica
7 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.29%) Tableau
8 4 (4.17%) Isilon
8 4 (4.17%) NetApp
9 3 (3.13%) Fujitsu
9 3 (3.13%) Micro Focus
9 3 (3.13%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.04%) HP
11 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow