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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 36 89
Rank change year-on-year -72 +53  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 8 112 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 4.20% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 12.27% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 52 12
Median daily rate £425 £460 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +47.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 689 913 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.19% 34.27% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 549 427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -23 4 £425 -7.60% 2
Coventry - 1 £425 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (81.48%) Unix
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) J2EE
6 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
7 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 9 (33.33%) webMethods
9 8 (29.63%) Pega
10 7 (25.93%) RUP
10 7 (25.93%) Perl
10 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (22.22%) CA Gen
11 6 (22.22%) OO
11 6 (22.22%) Informatica
11 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
12 5 (18.52%) BEA
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
12 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
12 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
13 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
13 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer

Shell Script
Top Related 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 (40.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (7.41%) SAS
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.70%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.70%) Documentum
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) MindAlign
5 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) IMAP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) QualityStage
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) CA Gen
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) PVCS
3 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.41%) ClearQuest
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) MSI
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) webMethods Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Development Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Field Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) J2EE
2 3 (11.11%) EDIFACT
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) JDBC
4 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Unix
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
2 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) RUP
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Database Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.41%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) OCP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Samba
4 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.70%) Kibana
4 1 (3.70%) logstash
4 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) webMethods
3 8 (29.63%) Pega
4 6 (22.22%) Informatica
5 5 (18.52%) BEA
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Progress
7 1 (3.70%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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