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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 139 170 129
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -41
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 383 331 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.31% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 3.09% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 221 295
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.32% -37.44%
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
10211 10716 10028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.44% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7579 7707 7131
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 59 82 120
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 +26 113 £400 -8.57% 38
Docklands, London +16 5 £475 +46.15% 1
Feltham - 4 £275 -
Canary Wharf +16 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 489 (65.99%) UNIX
2 420 (56.68%) Linux
3 335 (45.21%) Oracle
4 328 (44.26%) SQL
5 218 (29.42%) Java
6 196 (26.45%) Banking
7 193 (26.05%) Finance
8 162 (21.86%) Perl
9 148 (19.97%) Oracle Database
10 135 (18.22%) Windows
11 127 (17.14%) Python
12 123 (16.60%) PL/SQL
13 116 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
14 115 (15.52%) XML
15 99 (13.36%) Investment Banking
16 98 (13.23%) Red Hat
17 96 (12.96%) OO
18 94 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 94 (12.69%) Bash Shell
19 89 (12.01%) WebLogic
20 88 (11.88%) ITIL
21 87 (11.74%) Subversion
22 84 (11.34%) SQL Server
23 83 (11.20%) Oracle Database 11g
24 80 (10.80%) Web Services
25 78 (10.53%) Microsoft
25 78 (10.53%) Git (software)
26 77 (10.39%) Solaris
27 76 (10.26%) MySQL
28 75 (10.12%) Apache

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 89 (12.01%) WebLogic
2 75 (10.12%) Apache
3 59 (7.96%) Tomcat
4 57 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 40 (5.40%) JBoss
6 27 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 22 (2.97%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.70%) IIS
9 19 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 19 (2.56%) GlassFish
10 18 (2.43%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.75%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.62%) Confluence
12 12 (1.62%) Lync
12 12 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
13 11 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.48%) Moodle
14 9 (1.21%) Documentum
14 9 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.70%) MS Office
3 13 (1.75%) MS Project
4 8 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.40%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.54%) Kondor+
4 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.27%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.21%) GitHub
3 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) Joyent
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Route 53
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.72%) DNS
2 54 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 51 (6.88%) SAN
4 45 (6.07%) HTTP
5 38 (5.13%) SSL
6 28 (3.78%) Firewall
7 25 (3.37%) LDAP
8 18 (2.43%) NAS
9 16 (2.16%) SSH
10 11 (1.48%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.35%) Internet
11 10 (1.35%) VPN
11 10 (1.35%) DHCP
12 8 (1.08%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.94%) FTP
13 7 (0.94%) Multicast
14 6 (0.81%) VLAN
15 5 (0.67%) SMTP
16 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (19.97%) Oracle Database
2 84 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 83 (11.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 76 (10.26%) MySQL
5 71 (9.58%) Relational Database
6 61 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (5.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (5.53%) RDBMS
8 36 (4.86%) NoSQL
9 33 (4.45%) Big Data
10 29 (3.91%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (2.43%) DB2
12 18 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (2.16%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.75%) OLTP
16 12 (1.62%) OLAP
17 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 87 (11.74%) Subversion
2 78 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 52 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 41 (5.53%) Maven
5 40 (5.40%) JIRA
6 31 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.70%) Ant
8 19 (2.56%) CruiseControl
9 18 (2.43%) JUnit
10 14 (1.89%) Selenium
10 14 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (1.75%) RSpec
12 12 (1.62%) Redmine
12 12 (1.62%) Introscope
12 12 (1.62%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.48%) Toad
13 11 (1.48%) Trac
13 11 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.21%) Hudson
14 9 (1.21%) Mercurial
General
1 196 (26.45%) Banking
2 193 (26.05%) Finance
3 99 (13.36%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.05%) Retail
5 28 (3.78%) Front Office
6 23 (3.10%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.83%) Back Office
8 16 (2.16%) Games
9 11 (1.48%) Legal
10 9 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.67%) Publishing
11 5 (0.67%) Law
11 5 (0.67%) Marketing
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) International Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 256 (34.55%) Developer
2 99 (13.36%) Administrator
3 74 (9.99%) Analyst
4 69 (9.31%) DBA
5 54 (7.29%) Java Developer
6 53 (7.15%) Oracle DBA
7 44 (5.94%) C++ Developer
8 39 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 34 (4.59%) Perl Developer
10 31 (4.18%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.18%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.78%) Tester
12 25 (3.37%) Architect
12 25 (3.37%) Applications Support
13 23 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.97%) Consultant
15 21 (2.83%) UNIX Administrator
15 21 (2.83%) Linux Administrator
16 19 (2.56%) Programmer
17 16 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (15.52%) XML
2 80 (10.80%) Web Services
3 64 (8.64%) HTML
4 51 (6.88%) Spring
5 42 (5.67%) Middleware
6 38 (5.13%) Hibernate
7 36 (4.86%) JSON
8 35 (4.72%) J2EE
9 34 (4.59%) JMS
10 29 (3.91%) CSS
11 26 (3.51%) .NET
12 25 (3.37%) jQuery
13 23 (3.10%) LAMP
14 20 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
14 20 (2.70%) XSLT
15 19 (2.56%) JSP
15 19 (2.56%) Java EE
16 18 (2.43%) JDBC
17 13 (1.75%) XSL
17 13 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.53%) Open Source
3 29 (3.91%) Clustering
4 28 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.10%) Replication
5 23 (3.10%) Derivative
6 22 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.56%) Oracle Exalogic
8 17 (2.29%) Equities
9 16 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 14 (1.89%) Wiki
10 14 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.62%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.48%) Mainframe
12 11 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.35%) E-Learning
13 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.08%) Online Games
15 7 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 489 (65.99%) UNIX
2 420 (56.68%) Linux
3 135 (18.22%) Windows
4 94 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (10.39%) Solaris
6 38 (5.13%) SUSE
7 28 (3.78%) AIX
8 27 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.83%) Ubuntu
11 18 (2.43%) CentOS
12 17 (2.29%) Debian
13 12 (1.62%) VMS
14 11 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.08%) HPUX
16 7 (0.94%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.54%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.54%) zOS
18 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (12.96%) OO
3 88 (11.88%) ITIL
4 58 (7.83%) ETL
5 57 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (7.56%) TDD
7 50 (6.75%) Configuration Management
8 49 (6.61%) Migration
8 49 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
9 48 (6.48%) Data Modelling
10 45 (6.07%) BDD
11 38 (5.13%) Change Management
12 36 (4.86%) Software Engineering
13 35 (4.72%) Low Latency
13 35 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (4.59%) Scrum
15 33 (4.45%) Multithreading
16 31 (4.18%) E-Commerce
16 31 (4.18%) DevOps
17 30 (4.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 328 (44.26%) SQL
2 218 (29.42%) Java
3 162 (21.86%) Perl
4 127 (17.14%) Python
5 123 (16.60%) PL/SQL
6 94 (12.69%) Bash Shell
7 73 (9.85%) JavaScript
8 72 (9.72%) C++
9 63 (8.50%) PowerShell
10 53 (7.15%) Ruby
11 41 (5.53%) C
11 41 (5.53%) Korn
12 32 (4.32%) PHP
13 24 (3.24%) Jython
14 19 (2.56%) VBScript
15 18 (2.43%) T-SQL
16 17 (2.29%) C#
17 15 (2.02%) Scala
18 11 (1.48%) sed
18 11 (1.48%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 47 (6.34%) Degree
2 35 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.67%) RHCE
6 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.40%) OCP
7 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) LPIC
9 1 (0.13%) RHCA
9 1 (0.13%) CEH
9 1 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.37%) QA
2 24 (3.24%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.21%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.27%) COREP
4 2 (0.27%) FINREP
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (7.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 48 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.59%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (3.78%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.56%) XenServer
6 16 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (1.21%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.81%) RHEV
9 5 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.67%) UAG
10 4 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.54%) KVM
10 4 (0.54%) NFS
11 3 (0.40%) Firmware
11 3 (0.40%) Nmap
11 3 (0.40%) HDFS
11 3 (0.40%) Varnish
11 3 (0.40%) vSphere
11 3 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (8.77%) Puppet
2 40 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.32%) Control-M
4 29 (3.91%) Tivoli
4 29 (3.91%) Data Guard
5 22 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (2.16%) Nagios
7 15 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.02%) SCOM
8 14 (1.89%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.35%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.94%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (0.94%) MOM
10 7 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.94%) SCCM
11 6 (0.81%) YUM
11 6 (0.81%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.81%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 335 (45.21%) Oracle
2 98 (13.23%) Red Hat
3 78 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 65 (8.77%) VMware
5 64 (8.64%) Sybase
6 42 (5.67%) IBM
7 33 (4.45%) Citrix
8 28 (3.78%) HP
9 22 (2.97%) Veritas
10 21 (2.83%) Informatica
11 19 (2.56%) Teradata
11 19 (2.56%) LANDesk
12 18 (2.43%) Netezza
12 18 (2.43%) NetApp
13 17 (2.29%) EMC
14 15 (2.02%) Adobe
14 15 (2.02%) Symantec
15 14 (1.89%) Ab Initio
15 14 (1.89%) Business Objects
16 13 (1.75%) Cisco
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