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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / North West
Rank 116 105 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 21 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 1.39% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 3.69% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £272 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

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 1019 1435 1089
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.80% 37.59% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 902 683
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Manchester +12 16 £450 +5.88% 6
Cheshire +27 4 £425 +54.54% 3
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 27 (47.37%) Python
3 26 (45.61%) Unix
4 25 (43.86%) Oracle
5 24 (42.11%) Puppet
6 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (33.33%) DevOps
7 19 (33.33%) Java
8 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
9 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
9 16 (28.07%) Ruby
10 13 (22.81%) Open Source
10 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.81%) C
11 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.05%) Windows
11 12 (21.05%) Clustering
12 11 (19.30%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) Ansible
13 10 (17.54%) Perl
13 10 (17.54%) .NET
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.79%) SSL
14 9 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
14 9 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
15 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
15 8 (14.04%) Virtual Team

Shell Script
Top Related 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 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
2 7 (12.28%) CloudStack
3 6 (10.53%) Tuxedo
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) PaaS
3 5 (8.77%) IaaS
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
3 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) GitLab
2 3 (5.26%) MSI
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Toad
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) JMS
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) Django
4 2 (3.51%) JDBC
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) CSS
5 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) Java EE
5 1 (1.75%) Java SE
5 1 (1.75%) JPA
5 1 (1.75%) JSF
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) Unix
3 12 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) AIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) DevOps
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Open Source
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
5 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.28%) High Availability
5 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.53%) ERP
6 6 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.02%) Data Management
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Security Operations
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Python
2 19 (33.33%) Java
3 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
4 16 (28.07%) Ruby
5 13 (22.81%) C
6 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 10 (17.54%) Perl
8 8 (14.04%) C#
8 8 (14.04%) SQL
9 6 (10.53%) COBOL
9 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (7.02%) Scala
12 3 (5.26%) Jython
13 2 (3.51%) C++
14 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) CISSP
5 1 (1.75%) CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) vSphere
1 7 (12.28%) Xen
1 7 (12.28%) XenServer
2 2 (3.51%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) Puppet
2 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (19.30%) Ansible
4 7 (12.28%) Cobbler
5 4 (7.02%) SCOM
6 3 (5.26%) Graphite
6 3 (5.26%) Graylog
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (5.26%) yum
7 2 (3.51%) Control-M
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.75%) Kibana
8 1 (1.75%) logstash
8 1 (1.75%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Micro Focus
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) New Relic
5 2 (3.51%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.51%) Teradata
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) Wonderware
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 23 days ago