The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 86 135 137
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 72 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 1.13% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 2.69% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 54
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £311 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -27.39%
Shell Script
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1617 2303 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.27% 42.03% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1868 1991
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the City of London region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the City of London region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 88 (69.29%) Unix
2 79 (62.20%) Linux
3 71 (55.91%) SQL
4 62 (48.82%) Finance
5 59 (46.46%) Oracle
6 43 (33.86%) Banking
7 40 (31.50%) Java
8 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (21.26%) Fixed Income
9 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
9 27 (21.26%) Solaris
10 26 (20.47%) Perl
11 25 (19.69%) ITIL
12 24 (18.90%) Investment Banking
13 23 (18.11%) Python
14 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
15 21 (16.54%) OO
15 21 (16.54%) Sybase
16 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
16 20 (15.75%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (14.96%) SDLC
17 19 (14.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (14.96%) Windows
18 17 (13.39%) AIX
18 17 (13.39%) C++
19 16 (12.60%) Equities
19 16 (12.60%) XML
19 16 (12.60%) Derivative
19 16 (12.60%) Bash Shell
20 14 (11.02%) Migration

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (10.24%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.09%) Apache
5 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.72%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.94%) Mule
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.36%) JBoss
9 3 (2.36%) PowerExchange
10 2 (1.57%) CloudStack
10 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) HTTP
2 12 (9.45%) SAN
3 11 (8.66%) DNS
4 10 (7.87%) SSL
5 6 (4.72%) Firewall
5 6 (4.72%) NAS
6 5 (3.94%) LDAP
7 4 (3.15%) PuTTY
8 2 (1.57%) SSH
8 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) Broadband
9 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.79%) Network Security
9 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
2 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
3 19 (14.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.09%) KDB
5 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (5.51%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.15%) MySQL
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.36%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.36%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.57%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.66%) JIRA
3 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.30%) Maven
5 7 (5.51%) Subversion
6 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.72%) Selenium
6 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.94%) EasyMock
7 5 (3.94%) Introscope
7 5 (3.94%) JUnit
7 5 (3.94%) Mockito
8 3 (2.36%) Gradle
9 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.57%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.57%) GCC
9 2 (1.57%) GitLab
9 2 (1.57%) Hudson
9 2 (1.57%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (48.82%) Finance
2 43 (33.86%) Banking
3 24 (18.90%) Investment Banking
4 12 (9.45%) Front Office
5 9 (7.09%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Back Office
7 2 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (33.07%) Developer
2 23 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Administrator
4 12 (9.45%) Applications Support
4 12 (9.45%) Consultant
4 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.87%) DBA
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (7.09%) Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.30%) Informatica Consultant
7 8 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Tester
9 6 (4.72%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (3.15%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) XML
2 13 (10.24%) Spring
3 12 (9.45%) HTML
3 12 (9.45%) JSON
4 11 (8.66%) CSS
4 11 (8.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (7.87%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (7.87%) JMS
6 9 (7.09%) Middleware
7 8 (6.30%) J2EE
8 7 (5.51%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.51%) JPA
8 7 (5.51%) REST
8 7 (5.51%) SOAP
8 7 (5.51%) Spring Boot
9 6 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (4.72%) Java EE
10 5 (3.94%) Apache Camel
10 5 (3.94%) JAXB
10 5 (3.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Fixed Income
2 16 (12.60%) Derivative
2 16 (12.60%) Equities
3 12 (9.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (6.30%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.94%) DataPower
6 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) Clustering
6 4 (3.15%) Replication
7 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.36%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.57%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.57%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.29%) Unix
2 79 (62.20%) Linux
3 27 (21.26%) Solaris
4 19 (14.96%) Windows
5 17 (13.39%) AIX
6 10 (7.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.15%) SUSE
9 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.57%) Android
10 2 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) ITIL
3 21 (16.54%) OO
4 20 (15.75%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (14.96%) SDLC
6 14 (11.02%) Migration
7 13 (10.24%) Low Latency
8 12 (9.45%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.66%) Change Management
9 11 (8.66%) ETL
9 11 (8.66%) Scrum
10 10 (7.87%) Analytics
10 10 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.87%) Database Tuning
10 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
10 10 (7.87%) TDD
10 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.09%) Algorithmic Trading
11 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.91%) SQL
2 40 (31.50%) Java
3 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
4 26 (20.47%) Perl
5 23 (18.11%) Python
6 17 (13.39%) C++
7 16 (12.60%) Bash Shell
8 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.09%) Korn
10 8 (6.30%) Ruby
11 6 (4.72%) C
12 5 (3.94%) PHP
13 3 (2.36%) C#
13 3 (2.36%) C-shell
13 3 (2.36%) Jython
13 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.57%) VBA
14 2 (1.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.15%) PMP
4 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) ISEB
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.79%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.79%) RHCA
6 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.36%) vSphere
4 2 (1.57%) Docker
4 2 (1.57%) iptables
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.57%) Samba
4 2 (1.57%) Xen
4 2 (1.57%) XenServer
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) NFS
5 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (7.09%) Control-M
2 9 (7.09%) Puppet
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (5.51%) SCOM
4 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.94%) Data Guard
6 4 (3.15%) Ansible
7 3 (2.36%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.36%) Salt
8 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.57%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.57%) Nagios
8 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.57%) Terraform
8 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.79%) Graphite
9 1 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.79%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (46.46%) Oracle
2 21 (16.54%) Sybase
3 13 (10.24%) Veritas
4 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.09%) IBM
5 9 (7.09%) Informatica
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.94%) Remedy
6 5 (3.94%) Siebel
7 4 (3.15%) ATG
7 4 (3.15%) BMC
7 4 (3.15%) EMC
7 4 (3.15%) Google
7 4 (3.15%) Murex
7 4 (3.15%) Software AG
7 4 (3.15%) webMethods
8 3 (2.36%) Adobe
8 3 (2.36%) SAP
9 2 (1.57%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.57%) HP
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