Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 156 149
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 -75
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 48 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 2.66% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £360 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -9.43% -10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £363
90th Percentile £515 £488 £438
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.33% +5.63%

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 1,656 1,727 1,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.29% 33.21% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 1,084 916
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -9.23% +32.65%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.25 £19.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £73.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +19 31 £458 +30.71% 2
Birmingham +11 8 £344 +20.61% 4
Herefordshire - 3 £330 -
Warwickshire +6 1 - - 1
Worcestershire -17 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £250 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 42 (87.50%) Unix
2 32 (66.67%) Oracle
2 32 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
4 26 (54.17%) WebLogic
5 25 (52.08%) J2EE
5 25 (52.08%) PL/SQL
6 24 (50.00%) BEA
6 24 (50.00%) Process Improvement
7 23 (47.92%) Test Strategy
8 19 (39.58%) Informatica
9 18 (37.50%) webMethods
9 18 (37.50%) Perl
9 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (29.17%) Pega
11 14 (29.17%) Robotics
11 14 (29.17%) HTML
11 14 (29.17%) CSS
11 14 (29.17%) Linux
11 14 (29.17%) HTML5
11 14 (29.17%) CSS3
11 14 (29.17%) Robotic Process Automation
12 13 (27.08%) CA Gen
12 13 (27.08%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (25.00%) Task Automation
13 12 (25.00%) JIRA
14 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
14 11 (22.92%) OO
14 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling

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 26 (54.17%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.92%) Confluence
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) BGP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) OSPF
3 1 (2.08%) RIP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.08%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) CA Gen
3 12 (25.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 5 (10.42%) DBA
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (6.25%) WSO2 Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Support
7 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) J2EE
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
2 14 (29.17%) CSS3
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) HTML5
3 5 (10.42%) Middleware
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.25%) OAuth
5 3 (6.25%) OAuth2
5 3 (6.25%) REST
5 3 (6.25%) Swagger
5 3 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) JDBC
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.08%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Robotics
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) ASIC
3 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (6.25%) AIX
5 3 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 23 (47.92%) Test Strategy
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Robotic Process Automation
5 13 (27.08%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (25.00%) Task Automation
7 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
7 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
7 11 (22.92%) OO
7 11 (22.92%) Problem Management
8 10 (20.83%) DevOps
9 7 (14.58%) Open Source
9 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 5 (10.42%) RUP
11 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.25%) API Design
12 3 (6.25%) ITIL
12 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) PL/SQL
4 18 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) C
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) OCP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.25%) Samba
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) MIIS
2 3 (6.25%) Terraform
3 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Nessus
4 1 (2.08%) Nmap
4 1 (2.08%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.08%) RANCID
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Oracle
2 24 (50.00%) BEA
3 19 (39.58%) Informatica
4 18 (37.50%) webMethods
5 14 (29.17%) Pega
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Google
7 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.25%) SAP
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
7 3 (6.25%) WSO2
8 2 (4.17%) VMware
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco
9 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.08%) F5
9 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds