The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / South East
Rank 168 146 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 73 109 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 1.31% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 3.81% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 71
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +361.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2348 2863 3183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.28% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1819 1804
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 125 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.33 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the South East region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the South East region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +26 43 £414 +20.36% 2
Berkshire +5 18 £463 +25.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Surrey -4 4 £475 +13.09% 2
West Sussex -5 2 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 127 (72.99%) Linux
2 87 (50.00%) Unix
3 71 (40.80%) Oracle
4 67 (38.51%) IBM
5 66 (37.93%) SQL
6 57 (32.76%) AIX
7 54 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (29.31%) Red Hat
9 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (25.29%) Solaris
10 44 (25.29%) Security Cleared
11 43 (24.71%) PL/SQL
12 42 (24.14%) HTML
13 40 (22.99%) WebSphere
14 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
15 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
15 37 (21.26%) Perl
16 36 (20.69%) Oracle Database
17 34 (19.54%) CSS
17 34 (19.54%) Ajax
18 33 (18.97%) Tomcat
19 31 (17.82%) Windows
19 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
20 30 (17.24%) Bash Shell
21 29 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 28 (16.09%) JSON
22 28 (16.09%) VMware
22 28 (16.09%) SAN
22 28 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
22 28 (16.09%) Java

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (22.99%) WebSphere
2 33 (18.97%) Tomcat
3 28 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (13.79%) WebLogic
5 20 (11.49%) JBoss
6 19 (10.92%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (10.92%) Apache TomEE
7 18 (10.34%) Apache
8 10 (5.75%) Commerce Server
8 10 (5.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (4.60%) Apache Spark
10 7 (4.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (4.02%) GemFire
11 5 (2.87%) MS Exchange
12 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
14 2 (1.15%) Apache Pig
14 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) MS Office
2 6 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.15%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.57%) Exstream
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) GitHub
2 7 (4.02%) PaaS
3 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.15%) IaaS
5 2 (1.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.09%) SAN
2 8 (4.60%) Firewall
3 7 (4.02%) DNS
4 6 (3.45%) LAN
4 6 (3.45%) WAN
5 5 (2.87%) LDAP
5 5 (2.87%) SSL
6 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.72%) SMTP
7 3 (1.72%) SSH
7 3 (1.72%) VPN
7 3 (1.72%) X.500
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.15%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.57%) AMQP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.57%) IMAP
9 1 (0.57%) MRTG
9 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (12.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 20 (11.49%) DB2
5 18 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (9.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (6.32%) Hadoop
9 10 (5.75%) HBase
10 9 (5.17%) Apache Hive
10 9 (5.17%) Big Data
11 6 (3.45%) OLTP
12 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.30%) DB2 UDB
13 4 (2.30%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
13 4 (2.30%) SQLPlus
14 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.79%) Oracle APEX
3 22 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.49%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.32%) ClearCase
5 11 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.75%) ClearQuest
7 8 (4.60%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.02%) Gradle
8 7 (4.02%) JUnit
9 6 (3.45%) ProC
9 6 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.87%) Ant
10 5 (2.87%) JIRA
10 5 (2.87%) Maven
11 4 (2.30%) Subversion
11 4 (2.30%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 18 (10.34%) Finance
2 15 (8.62%) Law
3 6 (3.45%) Military
3 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Electronics
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.30%) Marketing
5 3 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.15%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Developer
2 31 (17.82%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (7.47%) Java Developer
4 12 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
5 11 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.75%) AIX Engineer
6 10 (5.75%) Consultant
7 9 (5.17%) Administrator
7 9 (5.17%) DBA
8 8 (4.60%) Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (4.60%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.02%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Server Specialist
9 7 (4.02%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.14%) HTML
2 34 (19.54%) Ajax
2 34 (19.54%) CSS
3 28 (16.09%) JSON
4 26 (14.94%) jQuery
5 20 (11.49%) Middleware
6 18 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (9.77%) IBM Integration Bus
8 15 (8.62%) XML
9 13 (7.47%) Spring
10 12 (6.90%) J2EE
10 12 (6.90%) Spring Boot
11 9 (5.17%) Kafka
12 8 (4.60%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (4.60%) Worklight
13 7 (4.02%) JMS
13 7 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (4.02%) Spring Integration
14 6 (3.45%) Java EE
14 6 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) IBM Mainframe
1 17 (9.77%) Mainframe
2 15 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.05%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (8.05%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.87%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.57%) DataPower
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) LPAR
8 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 127 (72.99%) Linux
2 87 (50.00%) Unix
3 57 (32.76%) AIX
4 54 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (25.29%) Solaris
6 31 (17.82%) Windows
7 16 (9.20%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (5.75%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.30%) HPUX
9 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.15%) SUSE
10 2 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.82%) Configuration Management
3 24 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.22%) ITIL
4 23 (13.22%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (12.64%) Scrum
6 21 (12.07%) Open Source
7 19 (10.92%) DevOps
8 17 (9.77%) Analytics
9 11 (6.32%) Service Design
9 11 (6.32%) TDD
10 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.17%) User Stories
12 8 (4.60%) Migration
12 8 (4.60%) Mobile First
12 8 (4.60%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.60%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.02%) Benchmarking
13 7 (4.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.93%) SQL
2 43 (24.71%) PL/SQL
3 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.26%) Perl
4 30 (17.24%) Bash Shell
5 28 (16.09%) Java
6 23 (13.22%) Python
7 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.75%) Korn
9 9 (5.17%) C
10 6 (3.45%) C++
11 4 (2.30%) Ruby
12 3 (1.72%) PHP
13 2 (1.15%) C#
14 1 (0.57%) Jython
14 1 (0.57%) R
14 1 (0.57%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (25.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) Degree
3 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.17%) Oracle Clusterware
3 7 (4.02%) HDFS
4 6 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.30%) Docker
6 4 (2.30%) Samba
7 3 (1.72%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.15%) iptables
8 2 (1.15%) KVM
8 2 (1.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.57%) Ceph
9 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.57%) Squid
9 1 (0.57%) vCloud
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (8.05%) Ansible
3 7 (4.02%) Puppet
4 6 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.45%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.15%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.15%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.15%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.57%) Cacti
7 1 (0.57%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.57%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 71 (40.80%) Oracle
2 67 (38.51%) IBM
3 51 (29.31%) Red Hat
4 28 (16.09%) VMware
5 25 (14.37%) Cisco
6 19 (10.92%) NetApp
7 14 (8.05%) EMC
7 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
8 10 (5.75%) HP
8 10 (5.75%) SAP
9 8 (4.60%) AppDynamics
9 8 (4.60%) Splunk
10 5 (2.87%) Informatica
10 5 (2.87%) webMethods
11 4 (2.30%) Sun
12 3 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.72%) Juniper
13 2 (1.15%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.15%) Pega
13 2 (1.15%) Remedy