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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 185 163 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 278 269 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 3.07% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 176 182
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 74 £475 +5.55% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 £375 -0.66%
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 366 (61.10%) UNIX
2 316 (52.75%) Linux
3 284 (47.41%) Oracle
4 241 (40.23%) SQL
5 230 (38.40%) Java
6 187 (31.22%) Finance
7 166 (27.71%) Perl
8 130 (21.70%) Banking
9 124 (20.70%) Solaris
10 114 (19.03%) Windows
11 103 (17.20%) XML
11 103 (17.20%) Oracle Database
12 87 (14.52%) Red Hat
13 86 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
14 81 (13.52%) PL/SQL
15 80 (13.36%) C++
16 76 (12.69%) Sybase
17 69 (11.52%) Python
18 68 (11.35%) Oracle Database 11g
19 66 (11.02%) Apache
20 65 (10.85%) JavaScript
21 64 (10.68%) SAN
21 64 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
22 63 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 62 (10.35%) Investment Banking
24 59 (9.85%) HTML
24 59 (9.85%) Relational Database
25 58 (9.68%) Puppet
26 57 (9.52%) Tomcat
27 56 (9.35%) Web Services

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (11.02%) Apache
2 57 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 42 (7.01%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.84%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (2.17%) Confluence
7 12 (2.00%) SAS
7 12 (2.00%) IIS
8 11 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (1.67%) nginx
10 9 (1.50%) Node.js
10 9 (1.50%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.34%) Gentran
12 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.50%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.50%) AquaLogic
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (2.00%) Mathematica
1 12 (2.00%) MS Office
2 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.33%) RMDS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) Endur
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Global One
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.00%) PaaS
4 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.67%) IaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Joyent
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.68%) SAN
2 44 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 43 (7.18%) HTTP
4 37 (6.18%) DNS
5 29 (4.84%) LDAP
6 25 (4.17%) SSL
7 22 (3.67%) FTP
8 20 (3.34%) NAS
9 16 (2.67%) Firewall
9 16 (2.67%) SNMP
10 14 (2.34%) SSH
11 13 (2.17%) Internet
12 11 (1.84%) VPN
13 9 (1.50%) SMTP
14 8 (1.34%) DMZ
14 8 (1.34%) DHCP
15 7 (1.17%) LAN
15 7 (1.17%) WAN
15 7 (1.17%) VLAN
15 7 (1.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.20%) Oracle Database
2 68 (11.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 59 (9.85%) Relational Database
4 53 (8.85%) SQL Server
5 44 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (7.18%) MySQL
7 30 (5.01%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (2.17%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (1.84%) DB2
12 11 (1.84%) Data Mart
13 10 (1.67%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.50%) Big Data
14 9 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.34%) Redis
15 8 (1.34%) OLTP
16 7 (1.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 52 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 37 (6.18%) Maven
3 34 (5.68%) Subversion
4 26 (4.34%) Git (software)
5 25 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 25 (4.17%) Selenium
6 23 (3.84%) JIRA
7 21 (3.51%) JUnit
7 21 (3.51%) WebDriver
7 21 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 20 (3.34%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (3.34%) Toad
9 19 (3.17%) CruiseControl
10 18 (3.01%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.84%) Ant
12 16 (2.67%) WATIR
13 14 (2.34%) Hudson
14 6 (1.00%) ProC
14 6 (1.00%) JDeveloper
15 5 (0.83%) IntelliJ
General
1 187 (31.22%) Finance
2 130 (21.70%) Banking
3 62 (10.35%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.18%) Front Office
5 15 (2.50%) Retail
6 13 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.84%) German Language
8 8 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.34%) Legal
9 7 (1.17%) Back Office
10 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Marketing
11 4 (0.67%) Games
11 4 (0.67%) Publishing
11 4 (0.67%) Billing
12 3 (0.50%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (33.22%) Developer
2 86 (14.36%) Administrator
3 57 (9.52%) Analyst
4 54 (9.02%) Consultant
4 54 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
5 48 (8.01%) DBA
6 45 (7.51%) UNIX Administrator
7 39 (6.51%) Oracle DBA
8 36 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 32 (5.34%) C++ Developer
10 28 (4.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.17%) Tester
12 24 (4.01%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
14 20 (3.34%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
16 18 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 17 (2.84%) Architect
18 16 (2.67%) Perl Developer
19 15 (2.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (17.20%) XML
2 59 (9.85%) HTML
3 56 (9.35%) Web Services
4 43 (7.18%) XSLT
5 40 (6.68%) JSON
6 37 (6.18%) Spring
7 35 (5.84%) Middleware
8 34 (5.68%) CSS
9 26 (4.34%) STL
10 23 (3.84%) Hibernate
11 22 (3.67%) RESTful
12 21 (3.51%) jQuery
13 18 (3.01%) Ajax
13 18 (3.01%) J2EE
14 16 (2.67%) Murex MxML
15 15 (2.50%) JMS
15 15 (2.50%) .NET
16 14 (2.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 14 (2.34%) JSP
17 13 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (4.01%) Derivative
3 22 (3.67%) Fixed Income
4 19 (3.17%) Equities
5 17 (2.84%) Clustering
6 16 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.50%) Credit Risk
8 13 (2.17%) Open Source
8 13 (2.17%) Wiki
8 13 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.84%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.84%) Replication
10 9 (1.50%) GIS
10 9 (1.50%) Symmetrix DMX
11 8 (1.34%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.00%) Data Conversion
12 6 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.00%) STB
13 4 (0.67%) CMDB
13 4 (0.67%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 366 (61.10%) UNIX
2 316 (52.75%) Linux
3 124 (20.70%) Solaris
4 114 (19.03%) Windows
5 63 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (7.01%) AIX
7 31 (5.18%) Ubuntu
8 21 (3.51%) CentOS
9 20 (3.34%) SUSE
10 19 (3.17%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.50%) HPUX
11 9 (1.50%) Debian
11 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.83%) Android
14 3 (0.50%) Fedora
14 3 (0.50%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (8.68%) TDD
4 48 (8.01%) Migration
5 45 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (7.01%) ITIL
7 41 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (6.68%) Scrum
9 31 (5.18%) Test Automation
10 30 (5.01%) ETL
11 29 (4.84%) Configuration Management
12 28 (4.67%) Data Modelling
13 27 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (3.51%) OO
15 21 (3.51%) Workflow
15 21 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (3.51%) Pair Programming
16 20 (3.34%) Release Management
16 20 (3.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 241 (40.23%) SQL
2 230 (38.40%) Java
3 166 (27.71%) Perl
4 81 (13.52%) PL/SQL
5 80 (13.36%) C++
6 69 (11.52%) Python
7 65 (10.85%) JavaScript
8 46 (7.68%) Bash Shell
9 32 (5.34%) Ruby
10 30 (5.01%) PHP
10 30 (5.01%) C
11 29 (4.84%) Korn
12 27 (4.51%) C#
13 20 (3.34%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.50%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.34%) VBScript
16 13 (2.17%) VB
17 12 (2.00%) Groovy
18 9 (1.50%) JCL
19 8 (1.34%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 43 (7.18%) Degree
2 29 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.50%) ISEB
6 5 (0.83%) OCP
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.83%) RHCE
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.50%) MCSE
8 3 (0.50%) MCSA
8 3 (0.50%) CCNA
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.50%) MBA
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.01%) QA
2 9 (1.50%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) COREP
5 2 (0.33%) FINREP
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
System Software
1 37 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (3.34%) NFS
5 15 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (2.34%) Active Directory
7 13 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (1.50%) KVM
9 6 (1.00%) XenApp
9 6 (1.00%) Sendmail
9 6 (1.00%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.00%) Varnish
9 6 (1.00%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.83%) Squid
10 5 (0.83%) vSphere
11 4 (0.67%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.50%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.50%) Postfix
12 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.33%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 58 (9.68%) Puppet
2 38 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.17%) Data Guard
4 22 (3.67%) Nagios
5 15 (2.50%) Control-M
6 10 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (1.50%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.50%) ZABBIX
8 7 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.00%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.00%) Zenoss
9 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.67%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.50%) OpenView
11 3 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 284 (47.41%) Oracle
2 87 (14.52%) Red Hat
3 76 (12.69%) Sybase
4 51 (8.51%) VMware
5 45 (7.51%) Sun
6 42 (7.01%) Veritas
7 32 (5.34%) Informatica
8 31 (5.18%) IBM
9 28 (4.67%) HP
10 22 (3.67%) Murex
11 21 (3.51%) Reuters
12 20 (3.34%) EMC
13 17 (2.84%) Business Objects
14 16 (2.67%) Ab Initio
14 16 (2.67%) Cisco
15 14 (2.34%) MicroStrategy
15 14 (2.34%) JBoss
16 11 (1.84%) TIBCO
16 11 (1.84%) BMC
16 11 (1.84%) Citrix
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