Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +19
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 22 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.73% 2.16% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 7.67% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 33
Reading median daily rate £328 £388 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% -20.92% +27.27%
10th Percentile £304 £320 £453
90th Percentile £473 £455 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -22.50% +5.26% +43.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 405 417 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.79% 28.12% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 215 394
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £300 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
% change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Reading over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 November 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 12 (54.55%) Unix
2 12 (54.55%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) nginx
4 8 (36.36%) RESTful
4 8 (36.36%) Node.js
4 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 8 (36.36%) Docker
5 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) Workflow
5 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 6 (27.27%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 4 (18.18%) AWK
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 4 (18.18%) Smart Meter
8 4 (18.18%) sed
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins

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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 8 (36.36%) nginx
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 2 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Billing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Smart Metering Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (4.55%) Smart Metering Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) Node.js
1 8 (36.36%) RESTful
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) Ajax
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) CGI
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Smart Meter
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MVC
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Metaprogramming
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Post-Production
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) AWK
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) sed
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) SELinux
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
2 2 (9.09%) BMC
2 2 (9.09%) FairCom
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) HP