The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 173 188 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 291 273 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.15% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 2.84% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 173 194
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £303 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £596 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £38.56 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £30.00 £47.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +3.37%
Shell Script
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9274 9607 8932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 40.64% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 7016 6487
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 66 101
Average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 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
City of London +3 53 £450 -5.26% 20
Canary Wharf +1 7 £525 -12.50%
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London -4 2 £468 -15.00%
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £340 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £600 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 429 (63.37%) UNIX
2 359 (53.03%) Linux
3 284 (41.95%) Oracle
4 262 (38.70%) SQL
5 239 (35.30%) Java
6 227 (33.53%) Perl
7 183 (27.03%) Finance
8 173 (25.55%) Windows
9 165 (24.37%) Python
10 146 (21.57%) Banking
11 117 (17.28%) PL/SQL
12 114 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (15.21%) Red Hat
14 91 (13.44%) DNS
14 91 (13.44%) Oracle Database
15 88 (13.00%) Solaris
16 83 (12.26%) Relational Database
17 79 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 78 (11.52%) C++
19 77 (11.37%) XML
20 76 (11.23%) VMware
21 75 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 74 (10.93%) Puppet
22 74 (10.93%) JavaScript
22 74 (10.93%) TCP/IP
23 73 (10.78%) Bash Shell
24 68 (10.04%) Apache
25 65 (9.60%) MySQL
25 65 (9.60%) Security Cleared
25 65 (9.60%) Analytical Skills

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 68 (10.04%) Apache
2 61 (9.01%) WebLogic
3 34 (5.02%) WebSphere
4 31 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.25%) OpenStack
6 20 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (2.22%) SAS
9 14 (2.07%) IIS
10 13 (1.92%) nginx
11 12 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (1.77%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.77%) Apache Pig
12 11 (1.62%) JBoss
13 9 (1.33%) MQSeries
14 8 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.18%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.07%) MS Office
3 9 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Weka
4 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.03%) Global One
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.59%) RMDS
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.30%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Loanet
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.22%) Heroku
2 15 (2.22%) Engine Yard
3 14 (2.07%) PaaS
4 9 (1.33%) GitHub
5 6 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (13.44%) DNS
2 74 (10.93%) TCP/IP
3 50 (7.39%) Firewall
4 39 (5.76%) LDAP
5 33 (4.87%) SAN
6 28 (4.14%) HTTP
7 21 (3.10%) SSL
8 19 (2.81%) VLAN
9 18 (2.66%) NAS
10 16 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (2.22%) DHCP
12 12 (1.77%) Internet
13 10 (1.48%) SNMP
14 9 (1.33%) DMZ
14 9 (1.33%) FTP
14 9 (1.33%) LAN
14 9 (1.33%) WAN
15 8 (1.18%) Kerberos
15 8 (1.18%) VPN
15 8 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.44%) Oracle Database
2 83 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 79 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 65 (9.60%) MySQL
5 60 (8.86%) RDBMS
6 59 (8.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 43 (6.35%) MongoDB
8 40 (5.91%) Oracle Reports
9 33 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (4.73%) NoSQL
11 28 (4.14%) Hadoop
12 24 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (2.66%) Big Data
16 15 (2.22%) Apache Hive
17 14 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (1.77%) Sqoop
19 11 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
20 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (8.27%) Subversion
2 54 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 53 (7.83%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.73%) JIRA
5 27 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.55%) Maven
7 20 (2.95%) Ant
8 18 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.22%) Introscope
11 13 (1.92%) Selenium
12 11 (1.62%) Toad
13 10 (1.48%) JMeter
13 10 (1.48%) GDB
14 9 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.18%) CruiseControl
15 8 (1.18%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.89%) Gradle
17 5 (0.74%) Artifactory
General
1 183 (27.03%) Finance
2 146 (21.57%) Banking
3 54 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 43 (6.35%) Front Office
5 24 (3.55%) Retail
6 14 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.77%) Back Office
8 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.89%) Law
9 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.74%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 211 (31.17%) Developer
2 89 (13.15%) Analyst
3 47 (6.94%) Administrator
4 40 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (5.76%) Support Analyst
6 33 (4.87%) Applications Support
6 33 (4.87%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (4.58%) DBA
8 28 (4.14%) C++ Developer
9 27 (3.99%) Oracle DBA
10 25 (3.69%) Oracle Developer
11 24 (3.55%) Perl Developer
11 24 (3.55%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 22 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (2.95%) Consultant
13 20 (2.95%) Applications Support Analyst
14 19 (2.81%) Architect
15 18 (2.66%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.37%) XML
2 59 (8.71%) HTML
3 51 (7.53%) Middleware
3 51 (7.53%) Web Services
4 43 (6.35%) .NET
5 36 (5.32%) CSS
6 30 (4.43%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (4.28%) J2EE
8 28 (4.14%) JSON
9 26 (3.84%) MCollective
10 22 (3.25%) STL
10 22 (3.25%) jQuery
11 20 (2.95%) HTML5
12 15 (2.22%) Java EE
13 14 (2.07%) Spring
14 13 (1.92%) JSP
15 12 (1.77%) TIBCO EMS
15 12 (1.77%) Flask
16 11 (1.62%) RESTful
16 11 (1.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.24%) Clustering
3 43 (6.35%) Equities
4 35 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.58%) Open Source
6 21 (3.10%) Oracle Exalogic
6 21 (3.10%) Derivative
6 21 (3.10%) Device Driver
7 20 (2.95%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.36%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.22%) Wiki
10 14 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.03%) PKI
13 7 (1.03%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.89%) Statistics
14 6 (0.89%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.74%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 429 (63.37%) UNIX
2 359 (53.03%) Linux
3 173 (25.55%) Windows
4 88 (13.00%) Solaris
5 75 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (6.94%) AIX
7 44 (6.50%) CentOS
8 40 (5.91%) Ubuntu
9 39 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (5.02%) SUSE
11 19 (2.81%) HPUX
12 15 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 14 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.92%) Android
15 10 (1.48%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (0.89%) Fedora
18 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (9.31%) OO
3 60 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (8.71%) Migration
5 51 (7.53%) DevOps
6 50 (7.39%) Load Balancing
7 46 (6.79%) Release Management
8 45 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (6.35%) Change Management
10 41 (6.06%) ITIL
11 40 (5.91%) ETL
12 38 (5.61%) Project Management
13 37 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 30 (4.43%) Data Modelling
14 30 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (3.69%) TDD
16 24 (3.55%) Unit Testing
17 22 (3.25%) Workflow
18 21 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (2.95%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 262 (38.70%) SQL
2 239 (35.30%) Java
3 227 (33.53%) Perl
4 165 (24.37%) Python
5 117 (17.28%) PL/SQL
6 78 (11.52%) C++
7 74 (10.93%) JavaScript
8 73 (10.78%) Bash Shell
9 62 (9.16%) Ruby
9 62 (9.16%) Korn
10 45 (6.65%) C#
11 39 (5.76%) C
12 38 (5.61%) PHP
13 35 (5.17%) PowerShell
14 30 (4.43%) T-SQL
15 26 (3.84%) VB
16 13 (1.92%) VBA
17 12 (1.77%) Jython
18 9 (1.33%) VC++
19 7 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 56 (8.27%) Degree
3 30 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.62%) CISSP
7 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.74%) CEH
8 4 (0.59%) CCSA
8 4 (0.59%) CCSE
8 4 (0.59%) CCSP
8 4 (0.59%) OSCP
9 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.44%) ISEB
10 2 (0.30%) RHCE
11 1 (0.15%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCNP
11 1 (0.15%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.53%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.89%) HL7
4 6 (0.89%) DICOM
5 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.92%) Apache Flume
5 13 (1.92%) HDFS
5 13 (1.92%) vSphere
5 13 (1.92%) Samba
6 9 (1.33%) Docker
7 8 (1.18%) Sendmail
8 6 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (0.89%) Varnish
8 6 (0.89%) Xen
9 5 (0.74%) LXC
9 5 (0.74%) Firmware
9 5 (0.74%) NFS
10 4 (0.59%) Postfix
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.59%) iptables
11 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 74 (10.93%) Puppet
2 25 (3.69%) Cobbler
2 25 (3.69%) Ansible
3 24 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.10%) Nagios
5 18 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (2.36%) Control-M
7 15 (2.22%) Data Guard
8 13 (1.92%) Salt
8 13 (1.92%) collectd
9 12 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.33%) WSUS
12 8 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.18%) Netcool
13 7 (1.03%) Nessus
13 7 (1.03%) Nmap
14 6 (0.89%) CA Wily
14 6 (0.89%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 284 (41.95%) Oracle
2 103 (15.21%) Red Hat
3 76 (11.23%) VMware
4 53 (7.83%) IBM
4 53 (7.83%) HP
5 50 (7.39%) Sybase
6 44 (6.50%) Microsoft
7 33 (4.87%) Informatica
7 33 (4.87%) Cisco
8 25 (3.69%) TIBCO
9 23 (3.40%) Veritas
10 20 (2.95%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.66%) NetApp
12 16 (2.36%) Sun
12 16 (2.36%) EMC
13 15 (2.22%) McAfee
14 14 (2.07%) Bloomberg
15 13 (1.92%) Remedy
16 12 (1.77%) Perforce
16 12 (1.77%) Apple
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