The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 177 175 188
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 783 827 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.41% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 3.70% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 489 358
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £35.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.61
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +15.12%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21567 22340 20718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.92% 38.12% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 15024 13118
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 504 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £63.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script within the UK.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script within the UK.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Shell Script
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -6 732 £425 - 110
London -29 325 £475 +5.55% 55
South East -19 149 £425 - 12
Berkshire +28 67 £500 +0.50% 6
North East +24 64 £303 +10.00% 5
Tyne and Wear +12 62 £303 +10.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 60 £301 +9.54% 5
City of London -19 50 £475 +13.77% 15
East of England +46 47 £375 -15.49% 6
Scotland +14 42 £400 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -9 42 £470 +10.58% 3
North West +38 40 £425 +17.24% 11
Hampshire -9 31 £380 -5.00% 4
Bracknell +15 23 £525 - 3
Yorkshire -7 23 £425 +21.42% 6
Surrey -17 23 £425 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +7 21 £383 +9.28% 1
Glasgow -3 20 £410 +9.33% 1
West Yorkshire -10 19 £425 +21.42% 3
South West -19 18 £393 -6.54% 11
Croydon - 17 £495 -
Essex +14 16 £330 -35.76% 2
Cheshire +21 14 £401 -38.26%
Reading -5 13 £388 -22.11% 2
Lancashire +20 12 £423 -8.94%
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £375 -20.00%
Manchester +5 11 £425 +17.24% 10
Andover -7 11 £425 +6.25% 2
Shropshire -22 11 £383 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +25 10 £400 -4.76% 2

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1045 (62.35%) Linux
2 1001 (59.73%) Unix
3 746 (44.51%) Oracle
4 637 (38.01%) SQL
5 431 (25.72%) Java
6 412 (24.58%) Perl
7 393 (23.45%) Windows
8 372 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
9 364 (21.72%) Python
10 347 (20.70%) Finance
11 313 (18.68%) DevOps
12 300 (17.90%) Security Cleared
13 281 (16.77%) Configuration Management
14 259 (15.45%) Git (software)
14 259 (15.45%) Puppet
15 252 (15.04%) SC Cleared
16 250 (14.92%) PL/SQL
17 244 (14.56%) Jenkins
18 237 (14.14%) Oracle Database
19 227 (13.54%) Apache
20 225 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 223 (13.31%) ITIL
22 213 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
23 211 (12.59%) VMware
24 204 (12.17%) IBM
25 201 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
26 196 (11.69%) DNS
27 195 (11.63%) Red Hat
28 186 (11.10%) Solaris
28 186 (11.10%) Hadoop

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 227 (13.54%) Apache
2 159 (9.49%) WebLogic
3 124 (7.40%) WebSphere
4 100 (5.97%) Confluence
5 87 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 85 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 55 (3.28%) SAS
9 52 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 50 (2.98%) OpenStack
11 42 (2.51%) JBoss
12 36 (2.15%) Apache Pig
13 31 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
14 30 (1.79%) Tuxedo
15 25 (1.49%) Apache Spark
16 23 (1.37%) SharePoint
17 15 (0.89%) MQSeries
18 11 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
18 11 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
19 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (5.13%) HipChat
2 66 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.61%) MS Office
4 19 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.54%) SPSS
5 9 (0.54%) Stata
6 8 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.36%) MS Project
8 5 (0.30%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.060%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 44 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
3 33 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.24%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.12%) Primavera
10 2 (0.12%) RMDS
11 1 (0.060%) Front Arena
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 201 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.61%) SaaS
5 15 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (0.78%) PaaS
7 11 (0.66%) IaaS
7 11 (0.66%) Office 365
8 9 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.42%) GitHub
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.30%) Route 53
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.060%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 196 (11.69%) DNS
2 169 (10.08%) SAN
3 150 (8.95%) TCP/IP
4 100 (5.97%) HTTP
5 93 (5.55%) LDAP
6 92 (5.49%) SSL
7 88 (5.25%) SSH
8 79 (4.71%) Firewall
9 78 (4.65%) OpenVPN
10 73 (4.36%) OpenLDAP
11 51 (3.04%) WAN
12 43 (2.57%) HTTPS
13 41 (2.45%) VPN
14 34 (2.03%) iSCSI
14 34 (2.03%) Network Security
15 30 (1.79%) NAS
16 25 (1.49%) FTP
17 24 (1.43%) LAN
18 23 (1.37%) DHCP
19 19 (1.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (14.14%) Oracle Database
2 186 (11.10%) Hadoop
3 175 (10.44%) SQL Server
4 151 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 123 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
6 111 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 92 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
8 91 (5.43%) DB2
9 87 (5.19%) Apache Hive
9 87 (5.19%) Relational Database
10 81 (4.83%) MySQL
11 73 (4.36%) MongoDB
12 71 (4.24%) Big Data
12 71 (4.24%) RDBMS
13 67 (4.00%) HBase
14 63 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
15 46 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
16 45 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
17 42 (2.51%) NoSQL
18 37 (2.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 259 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 244 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 161 (9.61%) JIRA
4 128 (7.64%) Maven
5 126 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 114 (6.80%) Ant
7 112 (6.68%) JUnit
8 78 (4.65%) Subversion
9 76 (4.53%) SonarQube
10 72 (4.30%) Bitbucket
11 70 (4.18%) JIRA Agile
11 70 (4.18%) Liquibase
12 60 (3.58%) ClearCase
13 53 (3.16%) Vagrant
14 50 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 47 (2.80%) TeamCity
16 35 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
17 33 (1.97%) ERwin
18 30 (1.79%) Selenium
19 28 (1.67%) Introscope
General
1 347 (20.70%) Finance
2 170 (10.14%) Banking
3 49 (2.92%) Retail
4 43 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.85%) Front Office
6 30 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.43%) Law
8 19 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.89%) Legal
10 13 (0.78%) Back Office
11 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.66%) Military
12 7 (0.42%) Publishing
13 6 (0.36%) Marketing
14 5 (0.30%) Games
15 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 3 (0.18%) Electronics
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
16 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 414 (24.70%) Developer
2 186 (11.10%) Administrator
2 186 (11.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (8.35%) DBA
4 132 (7.88%) Architect
5 113 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
6 112 (6.68%) Consultant
7 92 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
8 77 (4.59%) Oracle Developer
8 77 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
9 71 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 66 (3.94%) Analyst
11 58 (3.46%) Unix Administrator
12 54 (3.22%) Linux Administrator
12 54 (3.22%) Unix Engineer
13 44 (2.63%) SQL Developer
14 42 (2.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 40 (2.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 37 (2.21%) Applications Support
16 37 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (8.29%) J2EE
2 126 (7.52%) Middleware
3 119 (7.10%) XML
4 107 (6.38%) HTML
5 97 (5.79%) JSON
6 88 (5.25%) ELK Stack
7 85 (5.07%) .NET
8 77 (4.59%) CSS
8 77 (4.59%) Software Packaging
9 70 (4.18%) MCollective
9 70 (4.18%) Web Services
10 55 (3.28%) JMS
11 51 (3.04%) jQuery
12 48 (2.86%) SOAP
13 44 (2.63%) REST
14 42 (2.51%) Ajax
14 42 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (2.39%) Spring
16 29 (1.73%) LAMP
17 28 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 134 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (6.68%) Clustering
3 71 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 51 (3.04%) Replication
5 41 (2.45%) DataPower
6 39 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 39 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.97%) Visualisation
9 32 (1.91%) Private Cloud
10 30 (1.79%) Equities
11 29 (1.73%) Data Integration
12 28 (1.67%) Algorithms
13 22 (1.31%) Mainframe
14 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.95%) PKI
17 14 (0.84%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1045 (62.35%) Linux
2 1001 (59.73%) Unix
3 393 (23.45%) Windows
4 225 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 186 (11.10%) Solaris
6 167 (9.96%) AIX
7 135 (8.05%) Windows Server
8 107 (6.38%) CentOS
9 46 (2.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 31 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
11 25 (1.49%) SUSE
12 24 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.95%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.84%) HPUX
14 14 (0.84%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.66%) Debian
16 11 (0.66%) zOS
17 10 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (18.68%) DevOps
3 281 (16.77%) Configuration Management
4 223 (13.31%) ITIL
5 213 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
6 158 (9.43%) Scrum
7 145 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
8 141 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
9 139 (8.29%) Service Management
10 127 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 105 (6.26%) Migration
12 101 (6.03%) SDLC
13 96 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 94 (5.61%) Open Source
15 90 (5.37%) Data Modelling
16 86 (5.13%) ETL
17 84 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 82 (4.89%) Workflow
19 81 (4.83%) Identity Management
20 78 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 637 (38.01%) SQL
2 431 (25.72%) Java
3 412 (24.58%) Perl
4 364 (21.72%) Python
5 250 (14.92%) PL/SQL
6 172 (10.26%) Ruby
7 171 (10.20%) Bash Shell
8 149 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 110 (6.56%) C
10 109 (6.50%) C++
11 102 (6.09%) Korn
12 97 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 74 (4.42%) VB
14 73 (4.36%) PHP
15 51 (3.04%) C#
16 38 (2.27%) COBOL
17 31 (1.85%) Jython
18 30 (1.79%) C-shell
19 20 (1.19%) MATLAB
19 20 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 300 (17.90%) Security Cleared
2 252 (15.04%) SC Cleared
3 91 (5.43%) Degree
4 72 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 40 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 35 (2.09%) CTC Cleared
7 32 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
8 28 (1.67%) OCP
9 24 (1.43%) AAT
10 12 (0.72%) BC Cleared
10 12 (0.72%) CCNP
10 12 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.66%) PMP
12 10 (0.60%) CCNA
12 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.60%) RHCE
12 10 (0.60%) RHCT
13 9 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.48%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.34%) QA
2 28 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 28 (1.67%) SLA
3 14 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.24%) FATCA
6 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) SEPA
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.060%) GPG13
8 1 (0.060%) MISRA
8 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
System Software
1 114 (6.80%) Docker
2 88 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (4.77%) Postfix
4 79 (4.71%) Squid
5 73 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
6 72 (4.30%) vCloud
7 70 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
8 67 (4.00%) Active Directory
9 49 (2.92%) Samba
10 36 (2.15%) vSphere
11 32 (1.91%) iptables
12 30 (1.79%) HDFS
13 25 (1.49%) Apache Flume
14 19 (1.13%) Sendmail
14 19 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 19 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (1.07%) Oracle Clusterware
15 18 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 16 (0.95%) NFS
17 13 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 259 (15.45%) Puppet
2 167 (9.96%) Ansible
3 99 (5.91%) Tivoli
4 93 (5.55%) Terraform
5 87 (5.19%) Kubernetes
6 78 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
7 77 (4.59%) logstash
7 77 (4.59%) ZABBIX
8 75 (4.47%) Data Guard
8 75 (4.47%) Rancher
9 72 (4.30%) Kibana
10 62 (3.70%) Nagios
11 52 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
12 51 (3.04%) MOM
13 48 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
14 34 (2.03%) Packer
15 28 (1.67%) Control-M
15 28 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
16 27 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 23 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 746 (44.51%) Oracle
2 211 (12.59%) VMware
3 204 (12.17%) IBM
4 195 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 147 (8.77%) HP
6 132 (7.88%) Informatica
7 121 (7.22%) Atlassian
8 105 (6.26%) CA
9 99 (5.91%) Microsoft
10 70 (4.18%) Sonatype
11 60 (3.58%) ServiceNow
12 56 (3.34%) BMC
13 54 (3.22%) Tableau
14 50 (2.98%) Veritas
15 46 (2.74%) Splunk
16 43 (2.57%) Sybase
17 38 (2.27%) Cisco
18 35 (2.09%) Google
18 35 (2.09%) Sun
19 34 (2.03%) AppDynamics
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