Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 April 2019 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)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 138 165
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 59 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.02% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 2.61% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 19
South West median daily rate £475 £485 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +13.85% +7.51%
10th Percentile £382 £376 £211
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,530 1,996 2,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.54% 39.10% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,230 1,310
South West median daily rate £448 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 78 145
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £35.75 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £47.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South West over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
Wiltshire -28 21 £450 +2.86%
Gloucestershire +2 18 £492 +9.22%
Bristol -17 14 £450 +28.57% 1
Dorset - 4 £525 -
Somerset +1 1 £450 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Python
3 22 (37.29%) Oracle
4 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (33.90%) Unix
6 19 (32.20%) Big Data
7 18 (30.51%) Java
8 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
9 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.42%) Replication
10 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
11 14 (23.73%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (23.73%) Data Security
12 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (22.03%) HP
12 13 (22.03%) Sybase
12 13 (22.03%) MySQL
12 13 (22.03%) Clustering
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (22.03%) Task Automation
12 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 13 (22.03%) DevOps
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
12 13 (22.03%) High Availability
12 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
13 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
1 9 (15.25%) nginx
1 9 (15.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) PaaS
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon S3
3 6 (10.17%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (10.17%) Serverless
4 4 (6.78%) Apigee
4 4 (6.78%) npm
5 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
1 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.39%) NAS
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Big Data
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
4 13 (22.03%) MySQL
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
5 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (15.25%) Apache Hive
6 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
6 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
8 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.86%) HBase
9 6 (10.17%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (10.17%) Data Lake
9 6 (10.17%) Sqoop
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.39%) DataStage
11 2 (3.39%) DB2
11 2 (3.39%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (3.39%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) JMeter
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Gradle
3 4 (6.78%) gulp
3 4 (6.78%) IBM UrbanCode
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
3 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) eggPlant
5 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) DBA
2 11 (18.64%) Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared DBA
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior DBA
7 3 (5.08%) Hadoop Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Site Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) Kafka
2 3 (5.08%) Node.js
2 3 (5.08%) Spring
2 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.69%) CSS3
3 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.42%) Replication
3 13 (22.03%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) ASIC
5 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.39%) Fintech
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Animation
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Equities
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 21 (35.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Unix
4 8 (13.56%) Windows
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.08%) CentOS
6 3 (5.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Data Security
1 14 (23.73%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (22.03%) DevOps
2 13 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (22.03%) High Availability
2 13 (22.03%) Task Automation
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Open Source
5 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
6 6 (10.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Microservices
8 4 (6.78%) OWASP
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.17%) C
5 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Scala
6 5 (8.47%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Groovy
8 3 (5.08%) C++
8 3 (5.08%) Java 8
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.69%) OCP
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.69%) OSCP
5 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (13.56%) Docker
3 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.08%) HDFS
4 3 (5.08%) NFS
4 3 (5.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 10 (16.95%) Puppet
3 9 (15.25%) Ansible
4 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.69%) Ambari
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) HP
2 13 (22.03%) Sybase
3 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.78%) Informatica
5 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.08%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.08%) Teradata
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) NetApp
6 2 (3.39%) Netezza
6 2 (3.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Thales