The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.56% 1.25% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 2.64% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £213 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +18.75% +46.78%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 227 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.75% 47.39% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 213
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in South Wales

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in South Wales

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 3 £213 -43.33%
Shell Script
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Control-M
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Xerox