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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 132 145 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 387 394 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.56% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 3.54% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 270 280
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £99.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
10088 11120 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 44.12% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7127 7896 7315
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+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 89 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +39 117 £400 -11.11% 31
Canary Wharf +12 1 - -
Docklands, London +6 1 £550 +11.11%
Harrow - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 451 (67.11%) UNIX
2 367 (54.61%) Linux
3 312 (46.43%) Oracle
4 306 (45.54%) SQL
5 214 (31.85%) Java
6 178 (26.49%) Finance
7 171 (25.45%) Perl
8 170 (25.30%) Banking
9 132 (19.64%) Oracle Database
10 128 (19.05%) XML
11 115 (17.11%) Windows
12 113 (16.82%) PL/SQL
13 108 (16.07%) Python
14 92 (13.69%) Red Hat
15 89 (13.24%) Bash Shell
16 88 (13.10%) C++
17 85 (12.65%) Investment Banking
17 85 (12.65%) Relational Database
18 84 (12.50%) Web Services
19 81 (12.05%) Solaris
19 81 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 80 (11.90%) JavaScript
21 74 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
22 72 (10.71%) HTML
23 71 (10.57%) OO
24 69 (10.27%) Subversion
25 68 (10.12%) Git (software)
25 68 (10.12%) Oracle Database 11g
25 68 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
26 67 (9.97%) Apache

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (9.97%) Apache
2 63 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 44 (6.55%) Tomcat
4 42 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 20 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (2.83%) OpenStack
7 15 (2.23%) Confluence
8 13 (1.93%) GlassFish
9 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.64%) Lync
11 10 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (1.49%) Moodle
12 9 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (1.34%) AquaLogic
12 9 (1.34%) SAS
13 8 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
14 7 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (1.04%) IIS
15 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.83%) MS Office
3 11 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.60%) Kondor+
5 3 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) Global One
7 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.19%) GitHub
3 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.60%) Joyent
4 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (9.38%) DNS
2 56 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 54 (8.04%) SAN
4 53 (7.89%) HTTP
5 36 (5.36%) LDAP
6 31 (4.61%) SSL
7 24 (3.57%) Firewall
7 24 (3.57%) NAS
8 16 (2.38%) SSH
9 12 (1.79%) VPN
10 11 (1.64%) Multicast
11 10 (1.49%) Internet
11 10 (1.49%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.49%) SMTP
12 9 (1.34%) DHCP
12 9 (1.34%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.04%) VLAN
14 6 (0.89%) FTP
15 5 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
16 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (19.64%) Oracle Database
2 85 (12.65%) Relational Database
3 68 (10.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 66 (9.82%) MySQL
5 65 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (9.08%) SQL Server
7 51 (7.59%) RDBMS
8 44 (6.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (3.57%) Big Data
10 19 (2.83%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (2.38%) OLTP
12 12 (1.79%) DB2
12 12 (1.79%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.49%) SQLPlus
14 10 (1.49%) OLAP
14 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (10.27%) Subversion
2 68 (10.12%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.48%) Jenkins
4 41 (6.10%) JIRA
5 39 (5.80%) TeamCity
6 36 (5.36%) Maven
7 24 (3.57%) CruiseControl
8 23 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.27%) JUnit
10 21 (3.13%) Selenium
11 20 (2.98%) WebDriver
12 17 (2.53%) WATIR
13 15 (2.23%) Eclipse
14 14 (2.08%) Toad
15 13 (1.93%) RSpec
15 13 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (1.79%) Redmine
17 10 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (1.49%) Trac
18 8 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 178 (26.49%) Finance
2 170 (25.30%) Banking
3 85 (12.65%) Investment Banking
4 33 (4.91%) Retail
5 22 (3.27%) Back Office
6 21 (3.13%) Front Office
7 16 (2.38%) Games
8 15 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.19%) Legal
10 5 (0.74%) Marketing
10 5 (0.74%) Publishing
10 5 (0.74%) Billing
11 3 (0.45%) German Language
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (35.86%) Developer
2 88 (13.10%) Administrator
3 67 (9.97%) Analyst
4 55 (8.18%) DBA
5 45 (6.70%) Java Developer
6 44 (6.55%) C++ Developer
6 44 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
7 37 (5.51%) Tester
8 36 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
9 35 (5.21%) Consultant
9 35 (5.21%) Perl Developer
10 34 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.87%) Support Analyst
12 22 (3.27%) UNIX Administrator
13 21 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (2.68%) Architect
14 18 (2.68%) Automation Tester
15 15 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.23%) Programmer
15 15 (2.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (19.05%) XML
2 84 (12.50%) Web Services
3 72 (10.71%) HTML
4 51 (7.59%) JSON
5 45 (6.70%) Spring
6 44 (6.55%) XSLT
7 37 (5.51%) Middleware
8 33 (4.91%) J2EE
9 31 (4.61%) Hibernate
10 28 (4.17%) JMS
10 28 (4.17%) CSS
11 27 (4.02%) jQuery
12 26 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (2.83%) RESTful
13 19 (2.83%) .NET
13 19 (2.83%) STL
14 18 (2.68%) SOAP
14 18 (2.68%) LAMP
15 17 (2.53%) JSP
16 16 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 26 (3.87%) Open Source
3 24 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (2.83%) Equities
4 19 (2.83%) Replication
4 19 (2.83%) Derivative
5 18 (2.68%) Clustering
6 17 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.23%) Oracle Exalogic
8 13 (1.93%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.93%) Credit Risk
8 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.49%) E-Learning
11 9 (1.34%) Online Games
11 9 (1.34%) Wiki
12 7 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.89%) VLE
13 6 (0.89%) Data Conversion
13 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 451 (67.11%) UNIX
2 367 (54.61%) Linux
3 115 (17.11%) Windows
4 81 (12.05%) Solaris
4 81 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (4.46%) SUSE
6 26 (3.87%) AIX
7 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.38%) Ubuntu
9 14 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.93%) CentOS
11 10 (1.49%) VMS
11 10 (1.49%) Debian
12 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.89%) HPUX
14 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.45%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (10.57%) OO
3 68 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (8.78%) ETL
5 57 (8.48%) TDD
5 57 (8.48%) ITIL
6 49 (7.29%) BDD
7 47 (6.99%) Scrum
8 46 (6.85%) Configuration Management
9 44 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
10 42 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 41 (6.10%) Test Automation
12 40 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (5.51%) Migration
14 35 (5.21%) Low Latency
15 34 (5.06%) Change Management
16 33 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (4.46%) Multithreading
18 28 (4.17%) Unit Testing
18 28 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 306 (45.54%) SQL
2 214 (31.85%) Java
3 171 (25.45%) Perl
4 113 (16.82%) PL/SQL
5 108 (16.07%) Python
6 89 (13.24%) Bash Shell
7 88 (13.10%) C++
8 80 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 59 (8.78%) PowerShell
10 58 (8.63%) Ruby
11 44 (6.55%) C
12 31 (4.61%) Korn
13 28 (4.17%) PHP
14 20 (2.98%) C#
15 19 (2.83%) VBScript
16 13 (1.93%) Jython
17 12 (1.79%) sed
18 10 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.49%) Scala
19 9 (1.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (7.14%) Degree
2 26 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.89%) RHCE
5 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.74%) OCP
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) RHCA
9 1 (0.15%) LPIC
9 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.23%) QA
2 13 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) COREP
5 1 (0.15%) FINREP
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 49 (7.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (3.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.93%) XenServer
6 12 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.19%) KVM
8 7 (1.04%) NFS
9 6 (0.89%) RHEV
9 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.74%) Squid
11 3 (0.45%) SRDF
11 3 (0.45%) Sendmail
11 3 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.45%) UAG
11 3 (0.45%) Dovecot
11 3 (0.45%) Docker
11 3 (0.45%) vCloud
12 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 53 (7.89%) Puppet
2 31 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.32%) Data Guard
4 28 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 27 (4.02%) Control-M
6 22 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (2.38%) ZABBIX
8 14 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.79%) Vagrant
10 11 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.19%) SCOM
12 7 (1.04%) YUM
12 7 (1.04%) Nagios
13 5 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
13 5 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
13 5 (0.74%) MOM
13 5 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 312 (46.43%) Oracle
2 92 (13.69%) Red Hat
3 58 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 58 (8.63%) VMware
4 48 (7.14%) Sybase
5 39 (5.80%) IBM
6 27 (4.02%) Citrix
7 21 (3.13%) JBoss
7 21 (3.13%) HP
7 21 (3.13%) Informatica
8 20 (2.98%) Netezza
8 20 (2.98%) Teradata
9 18 (2.68%) Ab Initio
10 17 (2.53%) Veritas
11 16 (2.38%) NetApp
12 15 (2.23%) Sun
13 13 (1.93%) LANDesk
13 13 (1.93%) Business Objects
13 13 (1.93%) Cisco
14 11 (1.64%) Adobe
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