Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 169 150
Rank change year-on-year +47 -19 +29
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 26 67 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 1.07% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 2.58% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 34
Median daily rate £481 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £309 £414 £402
90th Percentile £601 £651 £550
England median daily rate £481 £500 £474
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.54% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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 1,115 2,594 2,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.39% 41.47% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1,640 1,292
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £607 £610 £550
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 152 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £24.10 £35.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.69
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.15% +0.45%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in the South West over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

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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 10 July 2020. 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
Devon +21 14 £481 -
Bristol +35 5 £309 -31.33% 3
Dorset +10 4 - -
Wiltshire +10 3 £688 +30.95% 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Python
3 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 14 (53.85%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (46.15%) ITIL
7 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Unix
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Microservices
11 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 4 (15.38%) API Design
11 4 (15.38%) React
11 4 (15.38%) IIS
11 4 (15.38%) IBM
11 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 3 (11.54%) Firewall
12 3 (11.54%) Migration
12 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing

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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Apigee
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Administrator
2 10 (38.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Teradata Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 4 (15.38%) React
2 2 (7.69%) Kafka
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 4 (15.38%) API Design
7 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Java 8
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Prometheus
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.69%) Dynatrace
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 1 (3.85%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) VMware