Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 136 88
Rank change year-on-year -14 -48 +49
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 43 31 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.72% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.33% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 56
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £388 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% -14.84% +19.34%
10th Percentile £294 £363 £360
90th Percentile £563 £483 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +42.86%

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 1,676 1,332 1,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.05% 30.88% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,049 883 1,193
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £32.97 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.07% +31.88% -3.85%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.63 £11.66
90th Percentile £48.75 £75.63 £40.22
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.33% +4.17%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -17 23 £355 -28.37% 1
Solihull -4 6 £450 -
Coventry -19 4 £363 -9.09%
Birmingham - 4 £285 -
Worcestershire - 3 £475 - 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 30 (69.77%) Oracle
1 30 (69.77%) Unix
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 23 (53.49%) J2EE
4 23 (53.49%) Configuration Management
4 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
5 22 (51.16%) Test Strategy
5 22 (51.16%) Process Improvement
6 21 (48.84%) WebLogic
7 20 (46.51%) OO
7 20 (46.51%) DevOps
8 19 (44.19%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (44.19%) BEA
9 18 (41.86%) Docker
10 16 (37.21%) Perl
10 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
11 15 (34.88%) Data Modelling
12 14 (32.56%) Bitbucket
13 13 (30.23%) JIRA
14 12 (27.91%) Linux
15 10 (23.26%) webMethods
16 9 (20.93%) Scrum
16 9 (20.93%) Confluence
16 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
17 8 (18.60%) VME
17 8 (18.60%) COBOL
18 7 (16.28%) MySQL
18 7 (16.28%) Mainframe

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 21 (48.84%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.93%) Confluence
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
4 2 (4.65%) Moodle
4 2 (4.65%) nginx
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Route 53
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) SSH
3 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Bitbucket
2 13 (30.23%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) CA Gen
4 3 (6.98%) CircleCI
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.65%) Maven
5 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.65%) RStudio
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Mainframe Developer
4 5 (11.63%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) J2EE
2 4 (9.30%) LAMP
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) Ajax
3 2 (4.65%) CGI
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.65%) Memcached
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) VME
4 4 (9.30%) CentOS
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Debian
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (53.49%) Configuration Management
2 22 (51.16%) Process Improvement
2 22 (51.16%) Test Strategy
3 20 (46.51%) DevOps
3 20 (46.51%) OO
4 19 (44.19%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (37.21%) Problem Management
6 15 (34.88%) Data Modelling
7 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) RUP
9 5 (11.63%) Microservices
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Server Hardening
11 3 (6.98%) ITIL
11 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (4.65%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
4 16 (37.21%) Perl
5 8 (18.60%) COBOL
6 6 (13.95%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Docker
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Squid
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) iptables
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) Samba
4 2 (4.65%) Varnish
4 2 (4.65%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.65%) SELinux
4 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.65%) Terraform
4 2 (4.65%) WMI
5 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) BEA
3 10 (23.26%) webMethods
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Google
6 3 (6.98%) Informatica
6 3 (6.98%) Pega
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.65%) Splunk
7 2 (4.65%) WSO2
8 1 (2.33%) IBM