Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 152 118
Rank change year-on-year +32 -34 +34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 33 51 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.03% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 2.87% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 14
West Midlands median daily rate £427 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.78% +2.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £335 £334 £252
90th Percentile £509 £468 £648
England median daily rate £475 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% +11.11%

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 1,036 1,778 1,592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.61% 35.80% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 1,057 1,000
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £306 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +36.36% +32.00%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +45 30 £425 +14.86% 4
Birmingham +5 1 £825 +94.12% 6
Coventry - 1 £250 - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 31 (93.94%) Unix
2 28 (84.85%) Oracle
3 25 (75.76%) SQL
4 23 (69.70%) Java
4 23 (69.70%) PL/SQL
5 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
5 21 (63.64%) J2EE
5 21 (63.64%) BEA
6 18 (54.55%) Configuration Management
6 18 (54.55%) Process Improvement
7 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
7 17 (51.52%) Data Modelling
8 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
9 13 (39.39%) JIRA
9 13 (39.39%) Confluence
9 13 (39.39%) Informatica
10 12 (36.36%) Docker
11 11 (33.33%) REST
11 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 11 (33.33%) webMethods
11 11 (33.33%) XML
12 10 (30.30%) JUnit
12 10 (30.30%) Spring
12 10 (30.30%) Maven
12 10 (30.30%) Mockito
12 10 (30.30%) JSON
12 10 (30.30%) Bitbucket
12 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
12 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
12 10 (30.30%) MongoDB

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 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 13 (39.39%) Confluence
3 4 (12.12%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Power Platform
2 3 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (6.06%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) GCP
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
1 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
4 4 (12.12%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (30.30%) Bitbucket
3 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
3 10 (30.30%) Gradle
3 10 (30.30%) JUnit
3 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 10 (30.30%) Mockito
4 9 (27.27%) CA Gen
5 1 (3.03%) Charles Proxy
5 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) J2EE
2 11 (33.33%) REST
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
3 10 (30.30%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) Spring
3 10 (30.30%) Spring Boot
3 10 (30.30%) WireMock
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) OAuth
5 1 (3.03%) OpenID
5 1 (3.03%) SAML
5 1 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Robotics
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Configuration Management
1 18 (54.55%) Process Improvement
2 17 (51.52%) Data Modelling
2 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
3 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
4 10 (30.30%) Microservices
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) RUP
6 6 (18.18%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) PL/SQL
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Docker
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
4 1 (3.03%) OpenDJ
4 1 (3.03%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Data Guard
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) BEA
3 13 (39.39%) Informatica
4 11 (33.33%) webMethods
5 8 (24.24%) Pega
6 2 (6.06%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock