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 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.68% 3.66% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 7.49% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £725 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 100 187 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 42.02% 48.95% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 141 60
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) git-flow
5 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
5 4 (40.00%) GitHub
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Control-M
7 2 (20.00%) Tuxedo
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) JUnit
7 2 (20.00%) CSS

Shell Script
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) git-flow
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
5 1 (10.00%) Grunt
5 1 (10.00%) gulp
5 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (10.00%) Maven
5 1 (10.00%) NUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Sahi
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Spock
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (10.00%) WATIR
5 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Report Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Mason
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) ECMAScript
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) FATCA
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (20.00%) Control-M
4 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Solace
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Zend