The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.49% 1.07% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 2.36% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £213 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £375 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 217 254 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.23% 45.20% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 170 280
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £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 10 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £17.78 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Wales

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Wales

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales -7 3 £213 -43.33%
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 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 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