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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 169 166 143
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 280 287 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.27% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 3.09% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 209
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
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 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £30.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +13.70%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 60 £450 - 22
Canary Wharf -1 10 £518 +88.18%
Croydon - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £450 -18.18%
Bromley - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £600 - 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 405 (64.08%) UNIX
2 326 (51.58%) Linux
3 270 (42.72%) Oracle
4 255 (40.35%) SQL
5 224 (35.44%) Java
6 207 (32.75%) Perl
7 177 (28.01%) Finance
8 151 (23.89%) Python
9 144 (22.78%) Windows
10 130 (20.57%) Banking
11 113 (17.88%) PL/SQL
12 112 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (15.51%) Relational Database
14 85 (13.45%) Oracle Database
15 83 (13.13%) SQL Server
16 80 (12.66%) Solaris
17 73 (11.55%) JavaScript
17 73 (11.55%) C++
18 69 (10.92%) XML
19 68 (10.76%) RDBMS
19 68 (10.76%) Red Hat
20 66 (10.44%) Puppet
21 64 (10.13%) Apache
22 59 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
23 57 (9.02%) MySQL
24 56 (8.86%) IBM
24 56 (8.86%) DNS
24 56 (8.86%) Investment Banking
25 55 (8.70%) VMware
25 55 (8.70%) Bash Shell

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (10.13%) Apache
2 40 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 33 (5.22%) WebSphere
4 29 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (2.53%) OpenStack
6 16 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.22%) SAS
8 13 (2.06%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.90%) IIS
9 12 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (1.90%) nginx
10 11 (1.74%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.42%) Lync
13 8 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (1.27%) Node.js
13 8 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (1.11%) JBoss
15 6 (0.95%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.06%) MS Office
3 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Weka
4 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Global One
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.47%) RMDS
6 2 (0.32%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.16%) Loanet
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.58%) GitHub
3 8 (1.27%) Heroku
3 8 (1.27%) Engine Yard
4 7 (1.11%) PaaS
5 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.47%) IaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.86%) DNS
2 46 (7.28%) Firewall
3 45 (7.12%) TCP/IP
4 39 (6.17%) LDAP
5 32 (5.06%) SAN
6 29 (4.59%) HTTP
7 20 (3.16%) SSL
8 16 (2.53%) NAS
9 15 (2.37%) FTP
10 14 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (2.06%) VLAN
12 12 (1.90%) Internet
13 10 (1.58%) SNMP
14 9 (1.42%) DMZ
15 8 (1.27%) Kerberos
15 8 (1.27%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.11%) SSH
16 7 (1.11%) LAN
16 7 (1.11%) WAN
17 6 (0.95%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (15.51%) Relational Database
2 85 (13.45%) Oracle Database
3 83 (13.13%) SQL Server
4 68 (10.76%) RDBMS
5 57 (9.02%) MySQL
6 55 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 39 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (6.01%) MongoDB
9 29 (4.59%) Hadoop
10 27 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 26 (4.11%) NoSQL
12 25 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (2.69%) DB2
16 13 (2.06%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.90%) Sqoop
18 10 (1.58%) OLTP
19 9 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (8.07%) Subversion
2 49 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.91%) JIRA
4 27 (4.27%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.64%) Maven
6 17 (2.69%) Ant
7 16 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.37%) Introscope
8 15 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.90%) Toad
10 12 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.58%) Selenium
12 7 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.11%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.79%) FogBugz
13 5 (0.79%) Trac
13 5 (0.79%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.79%) Redmine
General
1 177 (28.01%) Finance
2 130 (20.57%) Banking
3 56 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 47 (7.44%) Front Office
5 27 (4.27%) Retail
6 13 (2.06%) Back Office
7 10 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.79%) Marketing
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 212 (33.54%) Developer
2 84 (13.29%) Analyst
3 42 (6.65%) Administrator
4 34 (5.38%) Support Analyst
5 32 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (4.91%) DBA
7 30 (4.75%) Applications Support
8 28 (4.43%) Oracle DBA
9 26 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
11 23 (3.64%) Consultant
12 22 (3.48%) C++ Developer
12 22 (3.48%) Perl Developer
13 20 (3.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
14 19 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (2.53%) Applications Support Analyst
16 14 (2.22%) Test Analyst
16 14 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.92%) XML
2 52 (8.23%) Web Services
3 48 (7.59%) HTML
4 45 (7.12%) Middleware
5 42 (6.65%) .NET
6 33 (5.22%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (4.59%) JSON
8 27 (4.27%) CSS
9 25 (3.96%) J2EE
10 20 (3.16%) Spring
11 19 (3.01%) STL
11 19 (3.01%) MCollective
12 15 (2.37%) Java EE
13 14 (2.22%) RESTful
14 13 (2.06%) HTML5
15 12 (1.90%) LAMP
15 12 (1.90%) jQuery
15 12 (1.90%) Flask
16 11 (1.74%) CGI
16 11 (1.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.49%) Equities
3 39 (6.17%) Clustering
4 36 (5.70%) Open Source
5 28 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.48%) Derivative
7 20 (3.16%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.22%) Device Driver
10 10 (1.58%) Wiki
11 9 (1.42%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.27%) Replication
12 8 (1.27%) Oracle Exalogic
13 7 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.11%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.11%) PKI
13 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 405 (64.08%) UNIX
2 326 (51.58%) Linux
3 144 (22.78%) Windows
4 80 (12.66%) Solaris
5 48 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (7.44%) AIX
7 34 (5.38%) CentOS
8 32 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (4.75%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.53%) HPUX
10 16 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.22%) SUSE
11 14 (2.22%) Android
12 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.74%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.42%) Mac OS X Server
15 6 (0.95%) Fedora
16 5 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.47%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
4 51 (8.07%) ETL
5 49 (7.75%) OO
6 45 (7.12%) DevOps
7 39 (6.17%) ITIL
7 39 (6.17%) Load Balancing
8 38 (6.01%) Release Management
9 35 (5.54%) Configuration Management
10 33 (5.22%) Data Modelling
11 32 (5.06%) Migration
11 32 (5.06%) Project Management
12 30 (4.75%) Change Management
12 30 (4.75%) Scrum
13 27 (4.27%) TDD
13 27 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.11%) Process Management
15 24 (3.80%) Workflow
16 21 (3.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (40.35%) SQL
2 224 (35.44%) Java
3 207 (32.75%) Perl
4 151 (23.89%) Python
5 113 (17.88%) PL/SQL
6 73 (11.55%) JavaScript
6 73 (11.55%) C++
7 55 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 54 (8.54%) Ruby
9 53 (8.39%) Korn
10 47 (7.44%) C#
11 42 (6.65%) PowerShell
12 37 (5.85%) PHP
13 29 (4.59%) C
14 19 (3.01%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.53%) VB
16 12 (1.90%) VBScript
16 12 (1.90%) Jython
17 7 (1.11%) Scala
17 7 (1.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 53 (8.39%) Degree
2 47 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.95%) CISSP
7 4 (0.63%) CEH
7 4 (0.63%) OSCP
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.47%) ISEB
9 2 (0.32%) CCSP
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.32%) RHCE
9 2 (0.32%) CCSA
9 2 (0.32%) CCSE
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.70%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.95%) HL7
3 6 (0.95%) DICOM
4 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.79%) SLA
5 3 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.06%) Apache Flume
5 12 (1.90%) Docker
5 12 (1.90%) HDFS
6 11 (1.74%) Samba
7 10 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.27%) Sendmail
9 6 (0.95%) Xen
10 5 (0.79%) LXC
10 5 (0.79%) vSphere
10 5 (0.79%) Varnish
10 5 (0.79%) Firmware
11 4 (0.63%) NFS
11 4 (0.63%) Postfix
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 66 (10.44%) Puppet
2 23 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.64%) Ansible
3 22 (3.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (3.01%) Data Guard
5 17 (2.69%) Cobbler
5 17 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (2.37%) Control-M
7 14 (2.22%) Nagios
8 12 (1.90%) Salt
9 11 (1.74%) NetBackup
9 11 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.42%) WSUS
10 9 (1.42%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.11%) collectd
11 7 (1.11%) Netcool
12 6 (0.95%) Nessus
12 6 (0.95%) Nmap
12 6 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
12 6 (0.95%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 270 (42.72%) Oracle
2 68 (10.76%) Red Hat
3 56 (8.86%) IBM
4 55 (8.70%) VMware
5 49 (7.75%) Microsoft
6 47 (7.44%) HP
7 40 (6.33%) Sybase
8 37 (5.85%) Informatica
9 27 (4.27%) Cisco
10 22 (3.48%) Business Objects
11 20 (3.16%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.53%) Veritas
13 14 (2.22%) Citrix
14 13 (2.06%) EMC
14 13 (2.06%) NetApp
14 13 (2.06%) Apple
14 13 (2.06%) Remedy
14 13 (2.06%) Sun
15 12 (1.90%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.90%) Perforce
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago