The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.86% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 3.97% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 14
Median daily rate - £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 341 277 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.39% 46.79% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 216 228
Median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Oxfordshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Utilities

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle