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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 184 140 159
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +19
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 265 350 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.67% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 3.91% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 224 171
Average daily rate £450 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
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
8938 8945 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.62% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6645 6681 6182
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 50 73
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.60 £24.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 52 £475 +11.76% 23
Croydon -8 5 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf 0 4 £701 +40.10%
Docklands, London +6 1 £525 +8.24%
Wimbledon -2 1 £413 -2.94%
Bromley - 1 - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 368 (59.64%) Linux
2 362 (58.67%) Unix
3 305 (49.43%) Oracle
4 282 (45.71%) SQL
5 246 (39.87%) Java
6 199 (32.25%) Finance
7 196 (31.77%) Perl
8 140 (22.69%) Python
9 138 (22.37%) Banking
10 133 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (19.45%) Solaris
12 112 (18.15%) Oracle Database
13 110 (17.83%) Windows
14 104 (16.86%) SQL Server
15 100 (16.21%) Sybase
16 89 (14.42%) Red Hat
17 88 (14.26%) PL/SQL
17 88 (14.26%) Investment Banking
18 85 (13.78%) JavaScript
19 84 (13.61%) MySQL
20 83 (13.45%) XML
21 80 (12.97%) Relational Database
22 79 (12.80%) AIX
22 79 (12.80%) HTML
23 77 (12.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 70 (11.35%) WebSphere
24 70 (11.35%) SDLC
25 68 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
26 66 (10.70%) C++
27 64 (10.37%) Git (software)

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 70 (11.35%) WebSphere
2 55 (8.91%) Apache
3 44 (7.13%) WebLogic
4 37 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 29 (4.70%) Confluence
6 20 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 20 (3.24%) JBoss
6 20 (3.24%) SAS
7 19 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.08%) OpenStack
8 16 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.27%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.11%) Documentum
11 12 (1.94%) Node.js
12 8 (1.30%) Captiva
12 8 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.30%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.13%) Mule
13 7 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.97%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.81%) HipChat
4 2 (0.32%) SPSS
4 2 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (2.27%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) HFM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.16%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) Global One
6 1 (0.16%) Kondor
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.46%) SaaS
3 7 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.13%) Force.com
4 6 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.65%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) PaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.65%) TCP/IP
2 37 (6.00%) SAN
3 35 (5.67%) LDAP
4 30 (4.86%) DNS
4 30 (4.86%) HTTP
5 24 (3.89%) SSL
6 20 (3.24%) Firewall
6 20 (3.24%) NAS
6 20 (3.24%) SSH
7 10 (1.62%) Kerberos
8 8 (1.30%) Internet
9 6 (0.97%) SMTP
9 6 (0.97%) SNA
9 6 (0.97%) SNMP
10 5 (0.81%) DHCP
10 5 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.81%) Intranet
10 5 (0.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.81%) SWIFTNet
11 4 (0.65%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (18.15%) Oracle Database
2 104 (16.86%) SQL Server
3 84 (13.61%) MySQL
4 80 (12.97%) Relational Database
5 56 (9.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (6.48%) Hadoop
8 39 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
9 36 (5.83%) Sybase ASE
10 35 (5.67%) MongoDB
11 32 (5.19%) Big Data
12 28 (4.54%) DB2
13 27 (4.38%) NoSQL
14 23 (3.73%) Apache Hive
15 19 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
16 18 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
17 17 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (2.76%) RDBMS
18 15 (2.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 64 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 58 (9.40%) JIRA
3 55 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 52 (8.43%) Subversion
5 29 (4.70%) Eclipse
6 27 (4.38%) Maven
7 20 (3.24%) JUnit
8 19 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.92%) Selenium
10 15 (2.43%) Ant
11 14 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 14 (2.27%) NetBeans
12 12 (1.94%) Gerrit
13 11 (1.78%) Gradle
13 11 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.62%) EasyMock
14 10 (1.62%) LoadRunner
14 10 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (1.46%) Toad
General
1 199 (32.25%) Finance
2 138 (22.37%) Banking
3 88 (14.26%) Investment Banking
4 39 (6.32%) Front Office
5 16 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.43%) Billing
6 15 (2.43%) Retail
7 11 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.46%) Back Office
9 8 (1.30%) Marketing
10 6 (0.97%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (29.34%) Developer
2 62 (10.05%) DBA
3 55 (8.91%) Administrator
4 54 (8.75%) Applications Support
5 53 (8.59%) Java Developer
6 46 (7.46%) Analyst
7 40 (6.48%) Sybase DBA
7 40 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
8 38 (6.16%) Consultant
8 38 (6.16%) Oracle DBA
9 33 (5.35%) Support Analyst
10 30 (4.86%) Linux Support
11 29 (4.70%) SQL Developer
12 27 (4.38%) Unix Administrator
13 26 (4.21%) Architect
13 26 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (4.21%) Support Engineer
14 23 (3.73%) Oracle Developer
15 21 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (3.40%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.45%) XML
2 79 (12.80%) HTML
3 61 (9.89%) JSON
4 58 (9.40%) Web Services
5 54 (8.75%) REST
6 50 (8.10%) J2EE
7 47 (7.62%) Middleware
8 46 (7.46%) CSS
8 46 (7.46%) SOAP
9 37 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 34 (5.51%) Spring
11 30 (4.86%) .NET
12 29 (4.70%) AngularJS
13 28 (4.54%) Hibernate
14 25 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
15 20 (3.24%) JSP
16 16 (2.59%) Regular Expression
17 15 (2.43%) jQuery
17 15 (2.43%) Swing
18 14 (2.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.13%) Replication
3 39 (6.32%) Equities
4 37 (6.00%) Clustering
5 30 (4.86%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.89%) Derivative
7 23 (3.73%) Fixed Income
8 21 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.92%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.43%) DataPower
11 14 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (2.11%) PKI
13 12 (1.94%) SWIFT
13 12 (1.94%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.78%) Biometrics
15 10 (1.62%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
17 8 (1.30%) Data Centre
17 8 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 368 (59.64%) Linux
2 362 (58.67%) Unix
3 120 (19.45%) Solaris
4 110 (17.83%) Windows
5 79 (12.80%) AIX
6 77 (12.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.51%) Windows Server
8 20 (3.24%) Mac OS X
9 17 (2.76%) HPUX
10 15 (2.43%) CentOS
11 12 (1.94%) SUSE
12 10 (1.62%) Debian
12 10 (1.62%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.30%) Mac OS X Server
14 6 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.65%) Android
16 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
18 2 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (11.35%) SDLC
3 68 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (9.56%) OO
5 51 (8.27%) TDD
6 49 (7.94%) DevOps
7 47 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (7.46%) Data Modelling
9 42 (6.81%) Change Management
10 41 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (6.65%) Open Source
11 40 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (6.48%) Scrum
12 39 (6.32%) ETL
13 37 (6.00%) Service Management
14 36 (5.83%) E-Commerce
14 36 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 34 (5.51%) BDD
15 34 (5.51%) Migration
16 33 (5.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (45.71%) SQL
2 246 (39.87%) Java
3 196 (31.77%) Perl
4 140 (22.69%) Python
5 88 (14.26%) PL/SQL
6 85 (13.78%) JavaScript
7 66 (10.70%) C++
8 59 (9.56%) C#
9 58 (9.40%) Bash Shell
10 42 (6.81%) C
10 42 (6.81%) Ruby
11 36 (5.83%) Korn
11 36 (5.83%) PowerShell
12 28 (4.54%) PHP
13 16 (2.59%) Tcl
14 15 (2.43%) C-shell
14 15 (2.43%) Scala
15 11 (1.78%) VC++
16 10 (1.62%) Groovy
17 8 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (9.72%) Degree
2 46 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.78%) RHCE
5 11 (1.78%) RHCSA
6 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.65%) CCNA
8 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.65%) VCAP
8 4 (0.65%) VCDX
8 4 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 2 (0.32%) PMP
11 1 (0.16%) CCA
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.51%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.49%) DICOM
4 3 (0.49%) HL7
4 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) SDET
6 1 (0.16%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (4.54%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.08%) NFS
4 18 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 16 (2.59%) Samba
6 12 (1.94%) Docker
6 12 (1.94%) Squid
7 10 (1.62%) KVM
8 8 (1.30%) Apache Flume
8 8 (1.30%) vSphere
9 7 (1.13%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.97%) iptables
11 5 (0.81%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.49%) Ceph
12 3 (0.49%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.49%) HDFS
12 3 (0.49%) Postfix
12 3 (0.49%) Xen
13 2 (0.32%) SRDF
13 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (6.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 34 (5.51%) Puppet
3 31 (5.02%) Data Guard
4 30 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (3.89%) Ansible
6 23 (3.73%) Nagios
7 20 (3.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (2.11%) Control-M
9 10 (1.62%) CFEngine
10 9 (1.46%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (1.30%) Foglight
11 8 (1.30%) WSUS
12 7 (1.13%) Cacti
12 7 (1.13%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.97%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.97%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.97%) SCOM
14 5 (0.81%) Packer
15 4 (0.65%) Mesos
16 3 (0.49%) systemd
Vendors
1 305 (49.43%) Oracle
2 100 (16.21%) Sybase
3 89 (14.42%) Red Hat
4 56 (9.08%) IBM
5 44 (7.13%) SAP
5 44 (7.13%) VMware
6 33 (5.35%) Microsoft
7 26 (4.21%) Veritas
8 25 (4.05%) Informatica
9 22 (3.57%) Sun
10 21 (3.40%) HP
11 20 (3.24%) EMC
12 19 (3.08%) Fidessa
12 19 (3.08%) Splunk
13 14 (2.27%) Teradata
14 13 (2.11%) BEA
15 10 (1.62%) Cisco
16 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
17 8 (1.30%) Imperva
17 8 (1.30%) Tableau
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