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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 140 153 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 377 371 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.48% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 3.41% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 245 293
Average daily rate
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£403 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £99.25 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 - £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.85 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.11 £30.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% -19.38%
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
10162 10880 10567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.46% 43.30% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7313 7789 7371
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 64 85 138
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 September 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
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 +12 101 £400 -9.85% 39
Docklands, London +12 3 £500 -1.47% 2
Canary Wharf +16 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 483 (68.22%) UNIX
2 399 (56.36%) Linux
3 324 (45.76%) Oracle
4 314 (44.35%) SQL
5 208 (29.38%) Java
6 187 (26.41%) Banking
7 181 (25.56%) Finance
8 176 (24.86%) Perl
9 140 (19.77%) Oracle Database
10 130 (18.36%) Windows
11 121 (17.09%) XML
12 114 (16.10%) Python
13 107 (15.11%) PL/SQL
14 101 (14.27%) Red Hat
15 99 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
16 95 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 94 (13.28%) Investment Banking
18 90 (12.71%) Bash Shell
19 86 (12.15%) C++
20 84 (11.86%) Solaris
21 83 (11.72%) OO
22 80 (11.30%) Web Services
23 78 (11.02%) ITIL
23 78 (11.02%) JavaScript
23 78 (11.02%) Subversion
24 77 (10.88%) SQL Server
24 77 (10.88%) Relational Database
25 75 (10.59%) WebLogic
26 74 (10.45%) DNS
27 73 (10.31%) Analytical Skills

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (10.59%) WebLogic
2 69 (9.75%) Apache
3 55 (7.77%) WebSphere
4 54 (7.63%) Tomcat
5 27 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 19 (2.68%) OpenStack
7 18 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (2.40%) GlassFish
9 15 (2.12%) IIS
10 13 (1.84%) Confluence
11 12 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
12 10 (1.41%) Moodle
12 10 (1.41%) Lync
12 10 (1.41%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.13%) SAS
13 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.40%) MS Office
3 12 (1.69%) MS Project
4 8 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.42%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.56%) Kondor+
3 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.27%) GitHub
3 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.56%) Joyent
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Route 53
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (10.45%) DNS
2 59 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 55 (7.77%) SAN
4 51 (7.20%) HTTP
5 38 (5.37%) SSL
6 35 (4.94%) LDAP
7 28 (3.95%) Firewall
8 22 (3.11%) NAS
9 15 (2.12%) SSH
10 12 (1.69%) DHCP
10 12 (1.69%) VPN
11 10 (1.41%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.41%) Internet
12 9 (1.27%) Kerberos
13 8 (1.13%) FTP
13 8 (1.13%) SMTP
13 8 (1.13%) VLAN
13 8 (1.13%) Multicast
14 4 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (19.77%) Oracle Database
2 77 (10.88%) Relational Database
2 77 (10.88%) SQL Server
3 72 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 69 (9.75%) MySQL
5 61 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (7.34%) RDBMS
7 46 (6.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (4.24%) Big Data
9 23 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 19 (2.68%) DB2
11 17 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 16 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.84%) OLTP
15 13 (1.84%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.55%) OLAP
17 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (11.02%) Subversion
2 72 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 39 (5.51%) JIRA
5 35 (4.94%) Maven
6 33 (4.66%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.40%) CruiseControl
7 17 (2.40%) JUnit
8 15 (2.12%) Selenium
9 14 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 13 (1.84%) RSpec
10 13 (1.84%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.84%) Toad
11 12 (1.69%) Introscope
11 12 (1.69%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.69%) Redmine
12 11 (1.55%) Trac
12 11 (1.55%) Ant
13 10 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (1.27%) WATIR
General
1 187 (26.41%) Banking
2 181 (25.56%) Finance
3 94 (13.28%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.52%) Retail
5 22 (3.11%) Front Office
6 20 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.68%) Back Office
8 16 (2.26%) Games
9 12 (1.69%) Legal
10 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.85%) Marketing
12 5 (0.71%) Publishing
12 5 (0.71%) Law
13 3 (0.42%) Electronics
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (35.31%) Developer
2 98 (13.84%) Administrator
3 70 (9.89%) Analyst
4 60 (8.47%) DBA
5 47 (6.64%) Java Developer
5 47 (6.64%) C++ Developer
6 45 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
7 40 (5.65%) Oracle DBA
8 36 (5.08%) Perl Developer
9 32 (4.52%) Tester
10 29 (4.10%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.81%) Consultant
12 26 (3.67%) Support Analyst
12 26 (3.67%) UNIX Administrator
13 24 (3.39%) Architect
14 21 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
15 20 (2.82%) Programmer
16 18 (2.54%) Applications Support
17 15 (2.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 14 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (17.09%) XML
2 80 (11.30%) Web Services
3 64 (9.04%) HTML
4 45 (6.36%) Middleware
4 45 (6.36%) Spring
5 44 (6.21%) JSON
6 33 (4.66%) Hibernate
6 33 (4.66%) JMS
7 29 (4.10%) XSLT
8 26 (3.67%) CSS
9 25 (3.53%) J2EE
9 25 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
10 21 (2.97%) jQuery
11 20 (2.82%) LAMP
11 20 (2.82%) .NET
12 18 (2.54%) JSP
13 17 (2.40%) JDBC
14 16 (2.26%) STL
14 16 (2.26%) Java EE
15 15 (2.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.52%) Open Source
3 26 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.53%) Clustering
5 24 (3.39%) Replication
6 22 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.68%) Derivative
8 18 (2.54%) Oracle Exalogic
9 17 (2.40%) Equities
10 16 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.98%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.55%) Mainframe
12 11 (1.55%) Wiki
12 11 (1.55%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.41%) E-Learning
14 9 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.13%) Online Games
15 8 (1.13%) User Experience
16 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 483 (68.22%) UNIX
2 399 (56.36%) Linux
3 130 (18.36%) Windows
4 95 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (11.86%) Solaris
6 39 (5.51%) SUSE
7 29 (4.10%) AIX
8 22 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.40%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.26%) CentOS
12 12 (1.69%) VMS
13 10 (1.41%) Debian
14 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.99%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.85%) HPUX
17 5 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (11.72%) OO
3 78 (11.02%) ITIL
4 57 (8.05%) ETL
5 55 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (7.49%) TDD
7 51 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
8 47 (6.64%) Configuration Management
9 45 (6.36%) BDD
10 44 (6.21%) Data Modelling
11 40 (5.65%) Migration
12 38 (5.37%) Change Management
12 38 (5.37%) Low Latency
13 36 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (4.80%) Scrum
15 32 (4.52%) Multithreading
16 31 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (4.24%) Test Automation
18 28 (3.95%) Data Analysis
19 27 (3.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 314 (44.35%) SQL
2 208 (29.38%) Java
3 176 (24.86%) Perl
4 114 (16.10%) Python
5 107 (15.11%) PL/SQL
6 90 (12.71%) Bash Shell
7 86 (12.15%) C++
8 78 (11.02%) JavaScript
9 63 (8.90%) PowerShell
10 50 (7.06%) Ruby
11 45 (6.36%) C
12 35 (4.94%) Korn
13 27 (3.81%) PHP
14 25 (3.53%) VBScript
15 23 (3.25%) Jython
16 18 (2.54%) C#
17 12 (1.69%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.69%) sed
18 11 (1.55%) Scala
19 10 (1.41%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.50%) Degree
2 27 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.99%) RHCE
6 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.56%) OCP
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCA
10 1 (0.14%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.76%) QA
2 21 (2.97%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) FINREP
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (8.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 52 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (3.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.40%) XenServer
6 13 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.13%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.99%) NFS
9 6 (0.85%) KVM
9 6 (0.85%) RHEV
10 5 (0.71%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.56%) Squid
11 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.42%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.42%) Docker
12 3 (0.42%) HDFS
12 3 (0.42%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.42%) SRDF
12 3 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (8.19%) Puppet
2 33 (4.66%) Data Guard
3 30 (4.24%) Control-M
4 27 (3.81%) Tivoli
4 27 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 17 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 14 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.69%) SCOM
9 10 (1.41%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.85%) Nagios
11 6 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.85%) YUM
11 6 (0.85%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.71%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 324 (45.76%) Oracle
2 101 (14.27%) Red Hat
3 69 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 69 (9.75%) VMware
4 56 (7.91%) Sybase
5 47 (6.64%) IBM
6 33 (4.66%) HP
7 32 (4.52%) JBoss
8 30 (4.24%) Citrix
9 22 (3.11%) Informatica
10 19 (2.68%) Veritas
11 18 (2.54%) Teradata
12 17 (2.40%) Ab Initio
12 17 (2.40%) Netezza
12 17 (2.40%) LANDesk
13 16 (2.26%) NetApp
13 16 (2.26%) Cisco
13 16 (2.26%) Business Objects
14 14 (1.98%) EMC
15 13 (1.84%) Adobe
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £420.00 - £477.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £477 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £380 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum possibly more for the right candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
London/Brussels
Church International
Rate: TBA
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago