Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 November 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 131 137
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 48 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.14% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 3.68% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 34
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £304 £247 £315
90th Percentile £530 £439 £487
England median daily rate £500 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,788 1,496 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.99% 31.09% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 971 1,222
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +26.53% +3.16%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.60 £11.95
90th Percentile £57.55 £49.75 £42.45
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Shropshire -36 37 £400 +6.67% 6
Solihull -4 4 £425 -
Birmingham +6 2 £355 +47.15%
Coventry -23 1 £363 -6.45%
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 41 (85.42%) Unix
2 40 (83.33%) Oracle
3 37 (77.08%) Java
4 35 (72.92%) SQL
5 33 (68.75%) Process Improvement
6 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (60.42%) PL/SQL
7 29 (60.42%) WebLogic
7 29 (60.42%) Test Strategy
8 28 (58.33%) J2EE
9 26 (54.17%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (52.08%) Configuration Management
11 22 (45.83%) OO
11 22 (45.83%) BEA
12 20 (41.67%) Problem Management
13 19 (39.58%) Bitbucket
13 19 (39.58%) Docker
14 18 (37.50%) Data Modelling
15 17 (35.42%) DevOps
16 16 (33.33%) JIRA
17 13 (27.08%) Perl
18 11 (22.92%) Linux
18 11 (22.92%) webMethods
18 11 (22.92%) Confluence
19 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
19 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
20 9 (18.75%) VME
20 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
20 9 (18.75%) COBOL
21 8 (16.67%) RUP

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 29 (60.42%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.92%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Drupal
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (2.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Houdini
1 1 (2.08%) Maya
1 1 (2.08%) NUKE
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Linode
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SSH
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Bitbucket
2 16 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) CircleCI
6 3 (6.25%) CA Gen
7 2 (4.17%) RStudio
8 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 7 (14.58%) Mainframe Developer
4 6 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.17%) LAMP
3 2 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Unix
2 11 (22.92%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) VME
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Windows
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Process Improvement
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) Test Strategy
4 26 (54.17%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (52.08%) Configuration Management
6 22 (45.83%) OO
7 20 (41.67%) Problem Management
8 18 (37.50%) Data Modelling
9 17 (35.42%) DevOps
10 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.67%) Microservices
11 8 (16.67%) RUP
11 8 (16.67%) Scrum
12 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (8.33%) Kanban
13 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (8.33%) Server Hardening
13 4 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 35 (72.92%) SQL
3 29 (60.42%) PL/SQL
4 13 (27.08%) Perl
5 9 (18.75%) COBOL
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) R
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) OCP
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Ansible
1 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Oracle
2 22 (45.83%) BEA
3 11 (22.92%) webMethods
4 3 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) Pega
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) IBM