The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 31 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.61% 4.85% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 11.60% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Median daily rate - £725 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.09%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 181 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.97% 41.80% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 133 48
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.09% -58.75%  
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Sheffield

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Sheffield

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) git-flow
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Cobbler
3 4 (44.44%) GitHub
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) OCP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Tuxedo
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) git-flow
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Meteor
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) ECMAScript
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) OCP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Cobbler
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Solace