Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 146 64
Rank change year-on-year +26 -82 +60
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 71 46 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.48% 0.87% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 2.71% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 57
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £252 £305 £360
90th Percentile £648 £463 £550
England median daily rate £463 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +7.56% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%

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 1,597 1,700 1,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.38% 32.11% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,038 1,038
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £30.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.85% +4.79%
10th Percentile £20.50 £14.55 £12.97
90th Percentile £49.50 £42.45 £44.13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +8 31 £350 +6.06%
Birmingham -1 16 £600 - 4
Solihull +18 14 - - 1
Warwickshire +8 4 - -
Coventry +2 2 £250 -44.44% 4
Staffordshire +7 1 £375 -
Kingswinford - 1 £450 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 51 (71.83%) Unix
2 44 (61.97%) Linux
3 43 (60.56%) Oracle
4 27 (38.03%) Puppet
5 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (30.99%) Ansible
7 22 (30.99%) DevOps
8 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
9 19 (26.76%) Subversion
9 19 (26.76%) GitLab
9 19 (26.76%) Jenkins
9 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
10 16 (22.54%) Migration
10 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
10 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
10 16 (22.54%) SQL
10 16 (22.54%) Solaris
11 15 (21.13%) AIX
11 15 (21.13%) Nagios
11 15 (21.13%) JSON
11 15 (21.13%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (21.13%) Graylog
11 15 (21.13%) logstash
12 14 (19.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (18.31%) Windows
13 13 (18.31%) ITIL
13 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (32.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (21.13%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (15.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.45%) GitHub
6 4 (5.63%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
1 19 (26.76%) GitLab
1 19 (26.76%) Jenkins
1 19 (26.76%) Subversion
2 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (18.31%) TeamCity
3 11 (15.49%) Selenium
4 10 (14.08%) JMeter
5 6 (8.45%) git-flow
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (5.63%) CA Gen
8 1 (1.41%) JIRA
8 1 (1.41%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) DBA
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (14.08%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (11.27%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 6 (8.45%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) ArcSight Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Linux Specialist
9 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) JSON
2 6 (8.45%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) Apache Flex
3 4 (5.63%) J2EE
3 4 (5.63%) RESTful
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) PKI
2 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) DataPower
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (7.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Unix
2 44 (61.97%) Linux
3 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (22.54%) Solaris
5 15 (21.13%) AIX
6 13 (18.31%) SUSE
6 13 (18.31%) Windows
7 10 (14.08%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) DevOps
2 16 (22.54%) Migration
3 14 (19.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.31%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.31%) ITIL
5 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (16.90%) Release Automation
6 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (15.49%) Service Delivery
6 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
8 8 (11.27%) Build Automation
8 8 (11.27%) Database Tuning
9 7 (9.86%) High Availability
10 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Perl
4 6 (8.45%) Java
4 6 (8.45%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) VB6
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (1.41%) Korn
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.23%) NFS
4 2 (2.82%) Docker
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (38.03%) Puppet
2 22 (30.99%) Ansible
3 15 (21.13%) Graylog
3 15 (21.13%) logstash
3 15 (21.13%) Nagios
4 12 (16.90%) Tivoli
5 10 (14.08%) BladeLogic
5 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
5 10 (14.08%) Rundeck
6 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (11.27%) Data Guard
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (8.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Oracle
2 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
3 12 (16.90%) CA
3 12 (16.90%) Micro Focus
3 12 (16.90%) Serena
4 11 (15.49%) Splunk
5 7 (9.86%) IBM
6 6 (8.45%) Teradata
7 5 (7.04%) VMware
8 4 (5.63%) ArcSight
8 4 (5.63%) BEA
8 4 (5.63%) Informatica
8 4 (5.63%) Pega
8 4 (5.63%) webMethods
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.41%) Google