The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 22 June 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.56% - 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% - 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
Median daily rate £438 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +18.75% +46.78%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 291 34 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 82.91% 33.66% 57.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 13 26
Median daily rate £413 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Northern Ireland

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
County Antrim - 9 £438 -
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Korn
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
4 4 (44.44%) Parallel Processing
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
7 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Ab Initio Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ETL Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (44.44%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
3 3 (33.33%) Fund Accounting
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Korn
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle