Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 155 172
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -12
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 61 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 1.02% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 2.71% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 38
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +5.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £259
90th Percentile £617 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +6.32% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.86% +9.72%

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 2,159 2,211 2,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.79% 37.67% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,487 1,550 1,781
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 74 130
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £13.27 £14.75 £13.45
90th Percentile £48.40 £49.45 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 25 February 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
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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 +17 29 £425 -1.16% 13
Cheshire +7 17 £375 -11.76% 8
Merseyside - 6 £850 - 2
Lancashire -3 5 £610 +57.42%
Cumbria -2 2 £400 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 39 (63.93%) Unix
2 35 (57.38%) Linux
3 22 (36.07%) Windows
4 19 (31.15%) ITIL
4 19 (31.15%) Java
4 19 (31.15%) Change Management
5 17 (27.87%) Python
6 16 (26.23%) Docker
7 15 (24.59%) SQL
7 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
8 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
8 14 (22.95%) Web Services
9 13 (21.31%) Finance
9 13 (21.31%) Big Data
9 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
10 12 (19.67%) Oracle
11 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
11 11 (18.03%) DevOps
12 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
12 10 (16.39%) JIRA
12 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
12 10 (16.39%) Middleware
13 9 (14.75%) Banking
13 9 (14.75%) C++
13 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
13 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (14.75%) Open Source

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 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) nginx
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
3 6 (9.84%) SAS
4 5 (8.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.56%) Confluence
6 3 (4.92%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.28%) TPMS
8 1 (1.64%) ArchestrA
8 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.64%) Gentran
8 1 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) JBoss
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.64%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.84%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Slack
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.64%) Serverless
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SNMP
2 5 (8.20%) FTP
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) Big Data
2 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.20%) OLAP
5 4 (6.56%) HBase
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) IDMS
7 2 (3.28%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) JIRA
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.92%) Toad
6 2 (3.28%) ERwin
6 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 4 (6.56%) Electronics
4 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Automotive
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Scala Developer
4 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 10 (16.39%) Middleware
3 8 (13.11%) REST
3 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) ISPF
5 5 (8.20%) Node.js
5 5 (8.20%) PySpark
5 5 (8.20%) React
5 5 (8.20%) RESTful
6 3 (4.92%) .NET
7 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) Swing
7 2 (3.28%) XML
8 1 (1.64%) Akka
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) J2EE
8 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) CMDB
2 8 (13.11%) Mainframe
3 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.20%) iPad
6 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.92%) Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Unix
2 35 (57.38%) Linux
3 22 (36.07%) Windows
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.48%) AIX
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Solaris
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
8 2 (3.28%) OpenVMS
8 2 (3.28%) SUSE
8 2 (3.28%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Change Management
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) DevOps
3 10 (16.39%) Data Integration
3 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) Open Source
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) ETL
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
5 8 (13.11%) ITSM
5 8 (13.11%) Operations Management
5 8 (13.11%) Workflow
5 8 (13.11%) Workflow Development
6 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) Python
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
6 9 (14.75%) C++
7 8 (13.11%) C#
8 7 (11.48%) JCL
8 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.84%) C
9 6 (9.84%) Ruby
10 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
10 5 (8.20%) Groovy
11 3 (4.92%) Ada
11 3 (4.92%) Perl
11 3 (4.92%) Scala
12 2 (3.28%) COBOL
12 2 (3.28%) Fortran
12 2 (3.28%) Pascal
12 2 (3.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) IFRS
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Docker
2 7 (11.48%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (9.84%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.28%) HDFS
4 2 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Ansible
3 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.64%) Mesos
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Packer
6 1 (1.64%) Rancher
6 1 (1.64%) Terraform
6 1 (1.64%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) ServiceNow
2 8 (13.11%) Snow
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 6 (9.84%) SAP
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Capita
6 3 (4.92%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.28%) CA
7 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.28%) EMC
7 2 (3.28%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.28%) Informatica
7 2 (3.28%) Ivanti
7 2 (3.28%) Sun
7 2 (3.28%) Tableau
7 2 (3.28%) Veritas
8 1 (1.64%) BEA
8 1 (1.64%) Hyperion