The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 186 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 598 571 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.11% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 2.99% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 338 279
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 24
Average hourly rate £36.25 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £34.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £84.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
Shell Script
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19112 19072 16198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.12% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 12507 10175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 589
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in England

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in England

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in England

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in England

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 284 £450 +3.74% 62
South East -10 131 £395 +5.33% 26
East Midlands +40 45 £325 -18.75% 1
Yorkshire -10 27 £325 -25.71% 8
North West -16 27 £358 +30.00% 6
West Midlands -17 27 £406 +35.41% 6
South West -3 21 £295 -20.27% 12
East of England +8 19 £344 -14.06% 8
North East -8 7 £300 +18.81%
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 828 (64.64%) UNIX
2 684 (53.40%) Linux
3 582 (45.43%) Oracle
4 507 (39.58%) SQL
5 340 (26.54%) Perl
6 331 (25.84%) Java
7 326 (25.45%) Windows
8 299 (23.34%) Python
9 260 (20.30%) PL/SQL
10 238 (18.58%) Finance
11 224 (17.49%) Oracle Database
12 208 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
13 205 (16.00%) Security Cleared
14 188 (14.68%) Red Hat
15 173 (13.51%) Solaris
16 166 (12.96%) Banking
17 164 (12.80%) Puppet
18 163 (12.72%) DNS
19 161 (12.57%) VMware
20 151 (11.79%) Bash Shell
20 151 (11.79%) Performance Tuning
21 150 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 150 (11.71%) WebLogic
22 142 (11.09%) SC Cleared
22 142 (11.09%) Oracle Database 11g
23 131 (10.23%) C++
24 130 (10.15%) Ruby
25 124 (9.68%) Apache
26 123 (9.60%) JavaScript
27 121 (9.45%) SQL Server

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 150 (11.71%) WebLogic
2 124 (9.68%) Apache
3 63 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 61 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 33 (2.58%) OpenStack
6 32 (2.50%) IIS
7 29 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (2.03%) JBoss
9 22 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 19 (1.48%) Oracle 10gAS
11 18 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.41%) SAS
11 18 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
14 15 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
14 15 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
15 14 (1.09%) nginx
16 13 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.87%) MS Office
3 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) MS Project
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.078%) Weka
5 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.47%) Global One
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.31%) RMDS
8 3 (0.23%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.23%) Maximo
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.23%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.58%) Heroku
3 29 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.17%) Engine Yard
6 13 (1.01%) PaaS
6 13 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.01%) GitHub
7 7 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.23%) IaaS
9 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.16%) SaaS
11 1 (0.078%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 163 (12.72%) DNS
2 115 (8.98%) TCP/IP
3 93 (7.26%) Firewall
4 92 (7.18%) SAN
5 86 (6.71%) LDAP
6 46 (3.59%) NAS
7 44 (3.43%) SSL
8 37 (2.89%) HTTP
9 33 (2.58%) WAN
10 32 (2.50%) VPN
11 31 (2.42%) LAN
12 28 (2.19%) DHCP
12 28 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
13 22 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (1.72%) VLAN
14 18 (1.41%) FTP
14 18 (1.41%) DMZ
15 17 (1.33%) Internet
15 17 (1.33%) SMTP
16 15 (1.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (17.49%) Oracle Database
2 142 (11.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 121 (9.45%) SQL Server
4 112 (8.74%) MySQL
5 97 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 81 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
7 76 (5.93%) RDBMS
8 75 (5.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 51 (3.98%) MongoDB
10 48 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (2.97%) NoSQL
13 35 (2.73%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.80%) Big Data
15 23 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
16 21 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
17 20 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
18 18 (1.41%) DB2
19 17 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 104 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 80 (6.25%) Subversion
4 48 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (3.20%) JIRA
6 39 (3.04%) Ant
7 31 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
8 30 (2.34%) Maven
9 25 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.64%) Toad
10 21 (1.64%) Introscope
11 19 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.17%) JMeter
13 15 (1.17%) Selenium
14 14 (1.09%) LoadRunner
15 13 (1.01%) ProC
16 12 (0.94%) ClearCase
16 12 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 238 (18.58%) Finance
2 166 (12.96%) Banking
3 59 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 39 (3.04%) Front Office
5 38 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.34%) Retail
7 17 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.01%) Back Office
8 13 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.78%) Law
10 7 (0.55%) Marketing
10 7 (0.55%) Billing
11 4 (0.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Publishing
13 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.16%) Legal
13 2 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.078%) German Language
14 1 (0.078%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 351 (27.40%) Developer
2 152 (11.87%) Analyst
3 146 (11.40%) Administrator
4 80 (6.25%) DBA
5 67 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 65 (5.07%) Oracle DBA
7 63 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
8 62 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
10 55 (4.29%) Support Analyst
11 51 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 51 (3.98%) Architect
12 46 (3.59%) Consultant
12 46 (3.59%) Applications Support
13 38 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
14 34 (2.65%) C++ Developer
15 33 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 32 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
16 32 (2.50%) Test Analyst
17 29 (2.26%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (9.13%) XML
2 98 (7.65%) HTML
3 84 (6.56%) Middleware
4 81 (6.32%) Web Services
5 75 (5.85%) J2EE
6 66 (5.15%) .NET
7 52 (4.06%) CSS
8 44 (3.43%) JSON
9 32 (2.50%) jQuery
10 30 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
11 26 (2.03%) MCollective
12 25 (1.95%) ASP.NET
13 24 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
14 23 (1.80%) STL
15 22 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
16 20 (1.56%) HTML5
16 20 (1.56%) SOAP
17 19 (1.48%) Spring
17 19 (1.48%) Java EE
18 18 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.48%) Clustering
3 44 (3.43%) Open Source
4 43 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.97%) Equities
6 27 (2.11%) Wiki
7 24 (1.87%) Device Driver
8 22 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.72%) Oracle Exalogic
9 21 (1.64%) Derivative
10 20 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.48%) Replication
11 19 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.41%) HACMP
12 18 (1.41%) Statistics
13 16 (1.25%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.09%) DataPower
14 14 (1.09%) PKI
15 13 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (1.01%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 828 (64.64%) UNIX
2 684 (53.40%) Linux
3 326 (25.45%) Windows
4 173 (13.51%) Solaris
5 150 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 106 (8.27%) AIX
7 68 (5.31%) HPUX
8 62 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (3.90%) Ubuntu
10 49 (3.83%) CentOS
11 41 (3.20%) SUSE
12 35 (2.73%) Mac OS X
13 32 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 22 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.33%) Windows XP
17 16 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
18 15 (1.17%) Windows 7
19 13 (1.01%) Android
19 13 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (11.79%) Performance Tuning
3 118 (9.21%) Configuration Management
4 98 (7.65%) ITIL
4 98 (7.65%) DevOps
5 95 (7.42%) Migration
6 89 (6.95%) OO
7 80 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (5.85%) Load Balancing
9 73 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
10 70 (5.46%) ETL
11 60 (4.68%) CRM
12 57 (4.45%) Release Management
13 54 (4.22%) Change Management
14 50 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 50 (3.90%) Project Management
14 50 (3.90%) Unit Testing
15 46 (3.59%) Data Modelling
16 42 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
17 41 (3.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 507 (39.58%) SQL
2 340 (26.54%) Perl
3 331 (25.84%) Java
4 299 (23.34%) Python
5 260 (20.30%) PL/SQL
6 151 (11.79%) Bash Shell
7 131 (10.23%) C++
8 130 (10.15%) Ruby
9 123 (9.60%) JavaScript
10 110 (8.59%) Korn
11 92 (7.18%) C
12 90 (7.03%) PowerShell
13 71 (5.54%) PHP
14 62 (4.84%) C#
15 41 (3.20%) T-SQL
16 36 (2.81%) VB
17 17 (1.33%) VBScript
17 17 (1.33%) AWK
17 17 (1.33%) Jython
17 17 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 205 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 142 (11.09%) SC Cleared
3 91 (7.10%) Degree
4 57 (4.45%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.09%) CISSP
7 12 (0.94%) ISEB
7 12 (0.94%) RHCE
8 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.55%) RHCA
9 7 (0.55%) CEH
9 7 (0.55%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.39%) OSCP
11 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.31%) CCSA
11 4 (0.31%) CCSE
11 4 (0.31%) CCSP
12 3 (0.23%) CCNA
12 3 (0.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.15%) QA
2 31 (2.42%) SLA
3 9 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.47%) HL7
4 6 (0.47%) DICOM
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.45%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (2.34%) vSphere
5 26 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 25 (1.95%) Sendmail
7 22 (1.72%) Samba
8 19 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 18 (1.41%) Hyper-V
10 13 (1.01%) Apache Flume
10 13 (1.01%) HDFS
11 12 (0.94%) NFS
12 10 (0.78%) GPFS
12 10 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
12 10 (0.78%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.70%) Docker
13 9 (0.70%) Firmware
14 7 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (0.55%) Xen
15 6 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 164 (12.80%) Puppet
2 63 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 47 (3.67%) Cobbler
5 42 (3.28%) Tivoli
6 33 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 29 (2.26%) Control-M
7 29 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (2.19%) Data Guard
9 27 (2.11%) Ansible
10 26 (2.03%) Nagios
11 22 (1.72%) NetBackup
12 18 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
13 17 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
14 13 (1.01%) SCCM
14 13 (1.01%) collectd
14 13 (1.01%) Salt
15 11 (0.86%) OpenView
15 11 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 10 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 582 (45.43%) Oracle
2 188 (14.68%) Red Hat
3 161 (12.57%) VMware
4 98 (7.65%) HP
5 92 (7.18%) Informatica
6 90 (7.03%) IBM
7 88 (6.87%) Microsoft
8 62 (4.84%) Cisco
9 59 (4.61%) Sybase
10 56 (4.37%) Sun
11 53 (4.14%) Veritas
12 48 (3.75%) NetApp
13 37 (2.89%) EMC
14 36 (2.81%) McAfee
15 33 (2.58%) Business Objects
16 29 (2.26%) TIBCO
17 28 (2.19%) Pega
18 27 (2.11%) BEA
19 23 (1.80%) Ab Initio
20 22 (1.72%) webMethods
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