The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 41
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 3.64% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.81% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 61 74 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.76% 33.64% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 107
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.50%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Southampton

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Southampton