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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 20 14
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.67% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.08% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 147 49 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 64.47% 40.83% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 25 32
Median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 4 (80.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (80.00%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) KYC
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

Shell Script
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Metaprogramming
1 4 (80.00%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (80.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) KYC
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) VMware