The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 / Yorkshire
Rank 109 97 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.80% 1.36% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 3.30% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 14
Median daily rate £413 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £775 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 941 1153 1071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 44.18% 41.12% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 783 701
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Yorkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Yorkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Yorkshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -4 11 £413 +11.63% 6
South Yorkshire -8 6 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Unix
3 14 (45.16%) Puppet
3 14 (45.16%) DevOps
4 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
8 9 (29.03%) Cobbler
8 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) JIRA
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
11 6 (19.35%) Solaris
12 5 (16.13%) Web Services
12 5 (16.13%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
12 5 (16.13%) Docker
13 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
13 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (12.90%) Redis
13 4 (12.90%) GitHub

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (9.68%) CloudStack
1 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
1 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) PowerExchange
3 1 (3.23%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.45%) Slack
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) BGP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (6.45%) IPv4
3 2 (6.45%) MPLS
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) OSPF
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.45%) xDSL
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.90%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) git-flow
4 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.68%) Gradle
5 3 (9.68%) JUnit
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Mockito
5 3 (9.68%) Spock
6 2 (6.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.23%) GitLab
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Report Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
2 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.68%) JDBC
2 3 (9.68%) JMS
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Solaris
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) AIX
8 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) Korn
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) ECMAScript
8 1 (3.23%) ES6
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.45%) OCP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) FATCA
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Xen
3 3 (9.68%) XenServer
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Puppet
2 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (29.03%) Cobbler
4 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (6.45%) Ansible
5 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.45%) Rancher
6 1 (3.23%) Control-M
6 1 (3.23%) OpenView
6 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Solace
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (6.45%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 2 (6.45%) Progress
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (3.23%) Informatica