Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 84 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.64% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
South Wales median daily rate £413 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -7.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £361 £349 £344
90th Percentile £474 £387 £463
Wales median daily rate £475 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +28.38% -7.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 468 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.39% 41.34% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 319 490
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £238
90th Percentile £480 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%
10th Percentile £15.15 £19.93 £12.45
90th Percentile £39.85 £77.50 £55.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% +3.02%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 4 £413 +11.49%
Shell Script
Wales

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

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management Support
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Scripter
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) BT