The first table below looks at the demand for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 137 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 367 392 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.62% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 3.73% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 264 278
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £99.25 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.68% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in London

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in London

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +22 112 £400 -8.57% 41
Canary Wharf +21 1 £275 -40.86%
Docklands, London +3 1 £550 +11.11%
Ealing - 1 £395 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 416 (65.72%) UNIX
2 332 (52.45%) Linux
3 290 (45.81%) Oracle
4 289 (45.66%) SQL
5 200 (31.60%) Java
6 180 (28.44%) Perl
7 176 (27.80%) Finance
8 168 (26.54%) Banking
9 128 (20.22%) Oracle Database
10 106 (16.75%) Windows
10 106 (16.75%) XML
11 98 (15.48%) PL/SQL
12 95 (15.01%) Python
13 89 (14.06%) Solaris
14 87 (13.74%) Investment Banking
14 87 (13.74%) C++
15 82 (12.95%) Relational Database
16 80 (12.64%) Bash Shell
17 78 (12.32%) Red Hat
18 72 (11.37%) Web Services
19 70 (11.06%) JavaScript
19 70 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
20 69 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 68 (10.74%) SQL Server
22 66 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
23 64 (10.11%) Sybase
24 62 (9.79%) HTML
25 61 (9.64%) WebLogic
26 60 (9.48%) Apache
26 60 (9.48%) Agile Software Development

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (9.64%) WebLogic
2 60 (9.48%) Apache
3 42 (6.64%) Tomcat
4 32 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.84%) OpenStack
6 17 (2.69%) Confluence
7 14 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.90%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.74%) SAS
10 10 (1.58%) Moodle
11 9 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (1.42%) Lync
11 9 (1.42%) AquaLogic
12 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.95%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (3.00%) MS Office
2 17 (2.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.79%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.63%) Kondor+
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Endur
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.16%) Global One
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.26%) GitHub
3 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.63%) Joyent
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (8.69%) SAN
2 53 (8.37%) DNS
3 49 (7.74%) HTTP
4 48 (7.58%) TCP/IP
5 35 (5.53%) LDAP
6 24 (3.79%) SSL
7 19 (3.00%) NAS
8 17 (2.69%) Firewall
9 15 (2.37%) SSH
10 12 (1.90%) VPN
11 11 (1.74%) SMTP
11 11 (1.74%) Multicast
12 10 (1.58%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.58%) Internet
13 9 (1.42%) DHCP
14 7 (1.11%) VLAN
15 6 (0.95%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.79%) FTP
17 4 (0.63%) SNMP
17 4 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (20.22%) Oracle Database
2 82 (12.95%) Relational Database
3 70 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 68 (10.74%) SQL Server
5 59 (9.32%) MySQL
6 55 (8.69%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (8.06%) RDBMS
8 49 (7.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.90%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.74%) Big Data
12 11 (1.74%) OLTP
13 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.58%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.42%) SQLPlus
15 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 48 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.27%) Subversion
4 37 (5.85%) JIRA
5 36 (5.69%) TeamCity
6 34 (5.37%) Maven
7 23 (3.63%) JUnit
7 23 (3.63%) CruiseControl
8 22 (3.48%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.00%) WebDriver
9 19 (3.00%) Selenium
10 17 (2.69%) WATIR
11 14 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.21%) Toad
12 12 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.58%) Redmine
14 8 (1.26%) Mockito
14 8 (1.26%) Ant
15 7 (1.11%) Introscope
15 7 (1.11%) RSpec
General
1 176 (27.80%) Finance
2 168 (26.54%) Banking
3 87 (13.74%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.42%) Retail
5 23 (3.63%) Front Office
6 21 (3.32%) Back Office
7 13 (2.05%) Games
8 12 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.11%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.79%) Publishing
10 5 (0.79%) Marketing
11 3 (0.47%) German Language
11 3 (0.47%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.32%) International Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (36.33%) Developer
2 88 (13.90%) Administrator
3 70 (11.06%) Analyst
4 57 (9.00%) DBA
5 47 (7.42%) C++ Developer
6 43 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
7 40 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
8 39 (6.16%) Tester
9 37 (5.85%) Java Developer
10 35 (5.53%) Consultant
11 34 (5.37%) Perl Developer
12 33 (5.21%) Senior Developer
13 27 (4.27%) Support Analyst
14 26 (4.11%) UNIX Administrator
15 22 (3.48%) Linux Administrator
16 20 (3.16%) Automation Tester
17 19 (3.00%) Architect
18 17 (2.69%) Applications Support
19 16 (2.53%) Programmer
20 15 (2.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.75%) XML
2 72 (11.37%) Web Services
3 62 (9.79%) HTML
4 49 (7.74%) JSON
5 42 (6.64%) XSLT
6 32 (5.06%) Spring
7 28 (4.42%) Middleware
7 28 (4.42%) J2EE
8 26 (4.11%) CSS
9 25 (3.95%) STL
9 25 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
10 24 (3.79%) JMS
11 21 (3.32%) jQuery
12 19 (3.00%) RESTful
13 18 (2.84%) JSP
14 17 (2.69%) .NET
14 17 (2.69%) Hibernate
15 15 (2.37%) LAMP
15 15 (2.37%) SOAP
16 12 (1.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.27%) Derivative
2 26 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.32%) Fixed Income
5 19 (3.00%) Open Source
6 18 (2.84%) Equities
6 18 (2.84%) Credit Risk
7 16 (2.53%) Clustering
8 15 (2.37%) Replication
9 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.90%) Oracle Exalogic
10 10 (1.58%) E-Learning
10 10 (1.58%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.42%) Wiki
12 8 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.11%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.95%) VLE
14 6 (0.95%) Online Games
14 6 (0.95%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 416 (65.72%) UNIX
2 332 (52.45%) Linux
3 106 (16.75%) Windows
4 89 (14.06%) Solaris
5 69 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.63%) SUSE
7 21 (3.32%) AIX
8 17 (2.69%) Ubuntu
9 13 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.05%) CentOS
10 10 (1.58%) Debian
10 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.11%) VMS
13 5 (0.79%) HPUX
14 4 (0.63%) Android
14 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.47%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
2 60 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (9.16%) ITIL
4 53 (8.37%) OO
5 49 (7.74%) ETL
6 45 (7.11%) TDD
6 45 (7.11%) Scrum
6 45 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
7 41 (6.48%) Test Automation
8 37 (5.85%) Configuration Management
9 36 (5.69%) Migration
9 36 (5.69%) Data Modelling
10 34 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.21%) Low Latency
12 32 (5.06%) BDD
13 28 (4.42%) Multithreading
14 27 (4.27%) Change Management
15 26 (4.11%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (45.66%) SQL
2 200 (31.60%) Java
3 180 (28.44%) Perl
4 98 (15.48%) PL/SQL
5 95 (15.01%) Python
6 87 (13.74%) C++
7 80 (12.64%) Bash Shell
8 70 (11.06%) JavaScript
9 55 (8.69%) PowerShell
10 49 (7.74%) Ruby
11 40 (6.32%) C
12 28 (4.42%) C#
13 27 (4.27%) PHP
14 26 (4.11%) Korn
15 18 (2.84%) VBScript
16 16 (2.53%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.90%) sed
18 8 (1.26%) Bourne shell
18 8 (1.26%) Jython
18 8 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (7.74%) Degree
2 29 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.79%) OCP
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.63%) RHCE
7 3 (0.47%) ISEB
7 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) RHCA
8 1 (0.16%) LPIC
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) MCSA
8 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.74%) QA
2 12 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) JTAG
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (7.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
3 36 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.32%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (1.90%) XenServer
7 9 (1.42%) NFS
8 7 (1.11%) KVM
9 5 (0.79%) Squid
9 5 (0.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.47%) Dovecot
11 3 (0.47%) vCloud
11 3 (0.47%) SRDF
11 3 (0.47%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.47%) Docker
11 3 (0.47%) RHEV
11 3 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.32%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.32%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 41 (6.48%) Puppet
2 32 (5.06%) Data Guard
3 25 (3.95%) Tivoli
4 23 (3.63%) Control-M
4 23 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (1.58%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.11%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.95%) SCOM
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Statspack
10 5 (0.79%) Nagios
10 5 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.63%) YUM
12 3 (0.47%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.47%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 290 (45.81%) Oracle
2 78 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 64 (10.11%) Sybase
4 48 (7.58%) VMware
5 47 (7.42%) Microsoft
6 30 (4.74%) IBM
7 25 (3.95%) Citrix
7 25 (3.95%) Veritas
8 21 (3.32%) Informatica
9 19 (3.00%) HP
10 17 (2.69%) Netezza
11 16 (2.53%) Teradata
11 16 (2.53%) Sun
11 16 (2.53%) NetApp
12 15 (2.37%) JBoss
13 13 (2.05%) Ab Initio
14 12 (1.90%) LANDesk
14 12 (1.90%) Cisco
14 12 (1.90%) Business Objects
15 9 (1.42%) Cognos
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