The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 0.80% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 2.65% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £481 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £396 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £444 £525
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 160 264 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.49% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 160 155
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Reading

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (33.33%) Post-Production
4 3 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Billing
4 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (33.33%) Product Management
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ETL

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 3 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Post-Production
2 3 (33.33%) Product Management
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Salt
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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