The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 29 April 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 44
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 3.02% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.45% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year +41.93% +49.03%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 124 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 56.16% 46.79% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 115
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle