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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 180 157 147
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 277 293 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.33% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 3.28% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 194 179
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £298 £341
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 7 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
9797 8931 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.62% 40.63% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7160 6484 7112
Average daily rate £425 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 101 124
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £17.77 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +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 23 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 23 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 -9 71 £475 +5.55% 11
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £375 -0.66%
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 360 (61.22%) UNIX
2 307 (52.21%) Linux
3 279 (47.45%) Oracle
4 237 (40.31%) SQL
5 223 (37.93%) Java
6 175 (29.76%) Finance
7 167 (28.40%) Perl
8 124 (21.09%) Banking
9 122 (20.75%) Solaris
10 113 (19.22%) Windows
11 101 (17.18%) XML
12 100 (17.01%) Oracle Database
13 85 (14.46%) Red Hat
14 82 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (13.61%) C++
16 77 (13.10%) PL/SQL
17 74 (12.59%) Sybase
18 69 (11.73%) Python
19 67 (11.39%) Oracle Database 11g
20 66 (11.22%) JavaScript
20 66 (11.22%) Apache
21 65 (11.05%) SAN
21 65 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 61 (10.37%) Investment Banking
24 60 (10.20%) Relational Database
25 58 (9.86%) Puppet
25 58 (9.86%) Web Services
25 58 (9.86%) HTML
26 55 (9.35%) Tomcat

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (11.22%) Apache
2 55 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 42 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (2.21%) Confluence
7 12 (2.04%) IIS
7 12 (2.04%) SAS
8 11 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (1.70%) nginx
10 9 (1.53%) Node.js
11 8 (1.36%) Gentran
11 8 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.51%) AquaLogic
14 3 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (2.04%) MS Office
2 11 (1.87%) Mathematica
3 10 (1.70%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.34%) RMDS
7 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
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
8 1 (0.17%) Global One
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Endur
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.02%) PaaS
4 5 (0.85%) Joyent
5 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.68%) IaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.51%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.05%) SAN
2 44 (7.48%) HTTP
2 44 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.29%) DNS
4 30 (5.10%) LDAP
5 26 (4.42%) SSL
6 22 (3.74%) FTP
6 22 (3.74%) NAS
7 16 (2.72%) SNMP
7 16 (2.72%) Firewall
8 14 (2.38%) SSH
9 12 (2.04%) VPN
10 11 (1.87%) Internet
11 9 (1.53%) SMTP
12 8 (1.36%) DHCP
12 8 (1.36%) DMZ
13 7 (1.19%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.19%) VLAN
13 7 (1.19%) LAN
13 7 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.01%) Oracle Database
2 67 (11.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 60 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 52 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 44 (7.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (7.48%) MySQL
6 43 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (5.27%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.87%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (1.87%) DB2
11 10 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.53%) Big Data
12 9 (1.53%) Redis
12 9 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.36%) OLTP
13 8 (1.36%) Data Mart
14 7 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 52 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.46%) Maven
3 31 (5.27%) Subversion
4 26 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 25 (4.25%) Selenium
6 23 (3.91%) JIRA
6 23 (3.91%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 22 (3.74%) JUnit
8 21 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 21 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (3.57%) Toad
9 20 (3.40%) CruiseControl
10 18 (3.06%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.89%) Ant
12 16 (2.72%) WATIR
13 14 (2.38%) Hudson
14 6 (1.02%) ProC
14 6 (1.02%) JDeveloper
15 5 (0.85%) NeoLoad
General
1 175 (29.76%) Finance
2 124 (21.09%) Banking
3 61 (10.37%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.27%) Front Office
5 15 (2.55%) Retail
6 14 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.70%) German Language
8 8 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.36%) Legal
9 7 (1.19%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.68%) Billing
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Marketing
12 3 (0.51%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.34%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 197 (33.50%) Developer
2 88 (14.97%) Administrator
3 55 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
4 53 (9.01%) Analyst
5 52 (8.84%) Consultant
6 47 (7.99%) DBA
7 44 (7.48%) UNIX Administrator
8 38 (6.46%) Oracle DBA
9 36 (6.12%) Java Developer
10 33 (5.61%) C++ Developer
11 27 (4.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 25 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 25 (4.25%) Tester
13 22 (3.74%) Oracle Developer
14 20 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
16 18 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
17 17 (2.89%) Architect
18 16 (2.72%) Perl Developer
19 15 (2.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.18%) XML
2 58 (9.86%) Web Services
2 58 (9.86%) HTML
3 42 (7.14%) XSLT
4 41 (6.97%) JSON
5 37 (6.29%) Spring
6 35 (5.95%) Middleware
7 34 (5.78%) CSS
8 26 (4.42%) STL
9 24 (4.08%) Hibernate
10 22 (3.74%) RESTful
11 20 (3.40%) jQuery
12 19 (3.23%) J2EE
13 18 (3.06%) Ajax
14 16 (2.72%) JMS
15 14 (2.38%) .NET
15 14 (2.38%) JSP
15 14 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 13 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (2.21%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 24 (4.08%) Derivative
2 20 (3.40%) Fixed Income
3 19 (3.23%) Equities
4 17 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.72%) Clustering
5 16 (2.72%) Credit Risk
6 14 (2.38%) Open Source
6 14 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.04%) Wiki
8 11 (1.87%) Replication
8 11 (1.87%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.53%) GIS
10 8 (1.36%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.36%) Symmetrix DMX
11 6 (1.02%) STB
11 6 (1.02%) Data Conversion
11 6 (1.02%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 360 (61.22%) UNIX
2 307 (52.21%) Linux
3 122 (20.75%) Solaris
4 113 (19.22%) Windows
5 62 (10.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (7.14%) AIX
7 31 (5.27%) Ubuntu
8 20 (3.40%) CentOS
9 19 (3.23%) SUSE
10 17 (2.89%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.53%) Debian
11 9 (1.53%) HPUX
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.85%) Android
13 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.51%) Scientific Linux
14 3 (0.51%) Fedora
15 2 (0.34%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (8.84%) TDD
4 48 (8.16%) Migration
5 43 (7.31%) ITIL
5 43 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (6.63%) Scrum
8 30 (5.10%) Test Automation
8 30 (5.10%) ETL
9 29 (4.93%) Configuration Management
10 28 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (4.59%) Data Modelling
12 24 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (3.74%) OO
14 21 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (3.57%) Pair Programming
15 20 (3.40%) Workflow
16 19 (3.23%) Release Management
16 19 (3.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (40.31%) SQL
2 223 (37.93%) Java
3 167 (28.40%) Perl
4 80 (13.61%) C++
5 77 (13.10%) PL/SQL
6 69 (11.73%) Python
7 66 (11.22%) JavaScript
8 45 (7.65%) Bash Shell
9 32 (5.44%) Ruby
10 31 (5.27%) C
11 29 (4.93%) Korn
12 28 (4.76%) PHP
13 25 (4.25%) C#
14 21 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.55%) T-SQL
15 15 (2.55%) VBScript
16 13 (2.21%) VB
17 12 (2.04%) Groovy
18 9 (1.53%) JCL
19 8 (1.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (7.48%) Degree
2 30 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.36%) ISEB
6 5 (0.85%) OCP
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.85%) RHCE
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.51%) MBA
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.51%) CCNA
8 3 (0.51%) MCSE
8 3 (0.51%) MCSA
9 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.95%) QA
2 9 (1.53%) SLA
3 4 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) COREP
4 2 (0.34%) FINREP
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.17%) JTAG
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (5.78%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (3.57%) NFS
4 14 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 12 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (1.53%) KVM
7 6 (1.02%) XenApp
7 6 (1.02%) Sendmail
7 6 (1.02%) Varnish
7 6 (1.02%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.02%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.85%) vSphere
8 5 (0.85%) Squid
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.68%) RHEV
10 3 (0.51%) Dovecot
10 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.51%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 58 (9.86%) Puppet
2 38 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.74%) Nagios
3 22 (3.74%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.87%) Control-M
5 10 (1.70%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.53%) Vagrant
6 9 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.02%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.02%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.02%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.51%) StatsD
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 279 (47.45%) Oracle
2 85 (14.46%) Red Hat
3 74 (12.59%) Sybase
4 49 (8.33%) VMware
5 41 (6.97%) Sun
5 41 (6.97%) Veritas
6 31 (5.27%) IBM
6 31 (5.27%) Informatica
7 27 (4.59%) HP
8 19 (3.23%) EMC
8 19 (3.23%) Reuters
9 18 (3.06%) Murex
10 17 (2.89%) Business Objects
11 16 (2.72%) Cisco
11 16 (2.72%) Ab Initio
12 14 (2.38%) JBoss
13 13 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (1.87%) Citrix
15 10 (1.70%) BMC
15 10 (1.70%) TIBCO
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