Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 148 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -98 +75
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 48 21 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.49% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 1.57% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 78
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £251 £408 £357
90th Percentile £480 £467 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +49.06%

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 1,615 1,341 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.91% 31.02% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 855 1,110
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 29
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £31.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.27% +40.00% -21.58%
10th Percentile £18.11 £18.40 £13.21
90th Percentile £48.75 £75.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £40.75 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.81% +7.10% +10.71%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -10 18 £335 -21.18%
Birmingham -7 13 £260 -
Warwickshire +4 4 - - 2
Solihull -2 4 - -
Coventry -9 4 - - 3
Worcestershire - 3 £475 - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 27 (56.25%) Unix
3 24 (50.00%) Oracle
3 24 (50.00%) DevOps
4 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (31.25%) Java
8 13 (27.08%) Nagios
8 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
8 13 (27.08%) Ansible
8 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (25.00%) JSON
9 12 (25.00%) Subversion
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (22.92%) OO
10 11 (22.92%) WebLogic
10 11 (22.92%) Puppet
10 11 (22.92%) Docker
11 10 (20.83%) logstash
11 10 (20.83%) Graylog
11 10 (20.83%) GitLab
11 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
11 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.83%) J2EE
11 10 (20.83%) ITIL

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 11 (22.92%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.08%) Moodle
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.33%) Cloudflare
5 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.25%) GitHub
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.00%) Subversion
3 10 (20.83%) GitLab
4 7 (14.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
4 7 (14.58%) JIRA
4 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.50%) Selenium
6 5 (10.42%) JMeter
7 4 (8.33%) CA Gen
8 3 (6.25%) git-flow
9 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
9 2 (4.17%) Maven
9 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) ArcSight Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Tester
4 3 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 3 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (4.17%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) JSON
2 10 (20.83%) J2EE
3 4 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 4 (8.33%) LDAP
3 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) Ajax
5 2 (4.17%) CGI
5 2 (4.17%) Memcached
5 2 (4.17%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (10.42%) PKI
1 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) DataPower
4 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 27 (56.25%) Unix
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) AIX
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris
6 4 (8.33%) CentOS
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE
8 2 (4.17%) Debian
8 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.08%) HPUX
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.92%) OO
4 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 9 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) High Availability
7 7 (14.58%) Migration
8 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (12.50%) Release Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Python
5 9 (18.75%) Perl
5 9 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) VB6
6 3 (6.25%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Java 8
8 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.25%) Squid
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) iptables
5 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) Samba
5 2 (4.17%) Varnish
5 2 (4.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Ansible
1 13 (27.08%) Nagios
2 11 (22.92%) Puppet
3 10 (20.83%) Graylog
3 10 (20.83%) logstash
4 6 (12.50%) Automic
4 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.50%) Tivoli
5 5 (10.42%) Rundeck
6 4 (8.33%) Observium
7 3 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
8 2 (4.17%) SELinux
8 2 (4.17%) WMI
9 1 (2.08%) Kibana
9 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
9 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) BEA
4 8 (16.67%) Splunk
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) CA
5 6 (12.50%) Micro Focus
5 6 (12.50%) Serena
6 4 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 4 (8.33%) Informatica
6 4 (8.33%) Netskope
6 4 (8.33%) Pega
6 4 (8.33%) webMethods
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.17%) Google
8 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) WSO2
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Teradata