Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 131 109
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 58 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.20% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 3.71% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 17
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £249 £315 £363
90th Percentile £623 £487 £533
England median daily rate £473 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.18% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 1510 1996 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.03% 32.38% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1223 899
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.00 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.21% -11.37% +23.09%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.95 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.45 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +23 24 £375 +13.64%
Solihull +3 10 - -
Coventry +12 7 £388 -13.89%
Birmingham +5 7 £575 +53.33% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £375 -
Kingswinford - 2 £463 -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 43 (74.14%) Unix
2 36 (62.07%) Linux
3 31 (53.45%) Oracle
4 26 (44.83%) Puppet
5 21 (36.21%) Solaris
6 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 19 (32.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (29.31%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
9 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (25.86%) SUSE
10 15 (25.86%) AIX
11 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
11 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (22.41%) Ansible
12 13 (22.41%) SAN
12 13 (22.41%) NetBackup
12 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
13 12 (20.69%) DevOps
13 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (20.69%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
15 10 (17.24%) SQL
15 10 (17.24%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (17.24%) Migration
16 9 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (15.52%) Oracle EBS

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 5 (8.62%) Apache
1 5 (8.62%) IIS
1 5 (8.62%) JBoss
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.17%) GitHub
5 3 (5.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Z-Wave
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) GitLab
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) Selenium
4 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.62%) JMeter
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
7 3 (5.17%) git-flow
8 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.45%) Protractor
8 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.72%) JUnit
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.45%) Automotive
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) DBA
3 10 (17.24%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Solaris Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 5 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Developer
10 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) JSON
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) Middleware
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) Ajax
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) Angular 2
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) WCF
4 2 (3.45%) WPF
4 2 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) DataPower
1 5 (8.62%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Smart Home
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Unix
2 36 (62.07%) Linux
3 21 (36.21%) Solaris
4 19 (32.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (25.86%) AIX
5 15 (25.86%) SUSE
6 12 (20.69%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (15.52%) Windows
8 7 (12.07%) HPUX
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.45%) Android
10 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (20.69%) DevOps
4 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) Database Tuning
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Release Automation
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.17%) Business Development
10 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
10 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Perl
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Java
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) ES6
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.90%) Samba
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
4 2 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (44.83%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Ansible
2 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
2 13 (22.41%) NetBackup
3 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (13.79%) Data Guard
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
6 5 (8.62%) Graylog
6 5 (8.62%) logstash
6 5 (8.62%) Nagios
6 5 (8.62%) Rundeck
7 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.34%) CA
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
3 6 (10.34%) Micro Focus
3 6 (10.34%) Serena
4 5 (8.62%) Splunk
4 5 (8.62%) Teradata
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) CommVault
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) VMware