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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 157 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 864 773 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.38% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 3.63% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 443 352
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.06 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.53% -23.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £25.30 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.83 £45.00 £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%

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
20612 21310 20325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 38.04% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14149 14242 13252
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 433 437
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +21 799 £425 - 101
London +9 317 £470 +4.44% 37
South East -12 147 £425 -5.55% 21
North East +6 82 £320 +21.90% 3
Tyne and Wear -2 79 £320 +21.90% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 78 £320 +21.90% 3
East of England +49 62 £350 +0.07% 13
City of London +27 61 £500 +14.28% 15
West Midlands +23 61 £390 +5.76% 6
Scotland -12 46 £400 +6.66% 8
North West -11 44 £450 +24.13% 4
Yorkshire +11 43 £500 +42.85% 7
Hampshire +3 41 £425 -3.40% 4
Berkshire +8 36 £488 -2.50% 7
Solihull - 31 - - 1
Surrey -16 29 £425 - 4
West Yorkshire -6 27 £430 +26.32% 5
East Midlands +3 25 £400 +36.17% 2
Norfolk - 21 £375 - 1
South West -7 20 £384 -1.60% 8
Glasgow -12 20 £390 +4.00% 6
Norwich - 20 £375 - 1
Essex +20 19 £350 - 4
Manchester -4 18 £450 +24.13% 3
Bracknell +12 17 £525 +31.25% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 16 £425 +18.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +31 15 £340 -19.04% 7
Nottingham -5 15 £425 +18.88% 1
Telford -22 15 £370 - 1
Shropshire -23 15 £370 - 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1027 (63.87%) Unix
2 926 (57.59%) Linux
3 700 (43.53%) Oracle
4 640 (39.80%) SQL
5 441 (27.43%) Java
6 435 (27.05%) Perl
7 381 (23.69%) Windows
8 370 (23.01%) Python
9 338 (21.02%) Finance
10 319 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
11 258 (16.04%) PL/SQL
12 238 (14.80%) Oracle Database
13 232 (14.43%) DevOps
14 219 (13.62%) Security Cleared
15 213 (13.25%) ITIL
16 205 (12.75%) Puppet
17 201 (12.50%) Bash Shell
18 199 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 193 (12.00%) Configuration Management
20 188 (11.69%) Solaris
21 183 (11.38%) IBM
22 182 (11.32%) AIX
23 181 (11.26%) Red Hat
24 178 (11.07%) Informatica
25 177 (11.01%) SAN
26 169 (10.51%) Git (software)
26 169 (10.51%) SC Cleared
26 169 (10.51%) Banking
27 167 (10.39%) SQL Server
28 166 (10.32%) Performance Tuning

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
1 164 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 157 (9.76%) Apache
3 119 (7.40%) WebSphere
4 83 (5.16%) OpenStack
5 74 (4.60%) Tomcat
6 70 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 68 (4.23%) SAS
8 49 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
9 38 (2.36%) Apache Pig
10 36 (2.24%) Confluence
11 35 (2.18%) JBoss
12 34 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
13 28 (1.74%) Tuxedo
14 19 (1.18%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.75%) IIS
16 11 (0.68%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.62%) SharePoint
18 9 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 9 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 48 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.12%) MS Office
3 15 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.87%) HipChat
5 12 (0.75%) SPSS
5 12 (0.75%) Stata
6 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.31%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Weka
10 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 38 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) RMDS
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.12%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 119 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 67 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.68%) SaaS
4 11 (0.68%) PaaS
5 10 (0.62%) IaaS
6 9 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.31%) GitHub
9 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.19%) Force.com
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.12%) Office 365
12 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.062%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.062%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 177 (11.01%) SAN
2 136 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 132 (8.21%) DNS
4 86 (5.35%) HTTP
5 79 (4.91%) LDAP
6 77 (4.79%) SSL
7 74 (4.60%) Firewall
8 43 (2.67%) WAN
9 34 (2.11%) iSCSI
9 34 (2.11%) NAS
10 29 (1.80%) FTP
11 26 (1.62%) HTTPS
12 24 (1.49%) DHCP
13 23 (1.43%) VPN
14 21 (1.31%) Network Security
15 18 (1.12%) SNMP
16 17 (1.06%) LAN
17 16 (1.00%) Internet
17 16 (1.00%) Wireless
18 14 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (14.80%) Oracle Database
2 167 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 141 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 134 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 113 (7.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 100 (6.22%) BusinessObjects
7 99 (6.16%) Relational Database
8 90 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (5.35%) Apache Hive
9 86 (5.35%) MySQL
10 74 (4.60%) MongoDB
11 72 (4.48%) DB2
12 70 (4.35%) RDBMS
13 69 (4.29%) HBase
14 66 (4.10%) Big Data
15 58 (3.61%) Pentaho
16 55 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
17 45 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
18 44 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (2.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 169 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 159 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 98 (6.09%) JIRA
4 72 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 71 (4.42%) Subversion
6 66 (4.10%) ClearCase
7 61 (3.79%) Maven
8 44 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (2.61%) ERwin
10 40 (2.49%) Ant
10 40 (2.49%) JUnit
10 40 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
11 37 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 35 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 31 (1.93%) Introscope
14 25 (1.55%) ClearQuest
14 25 (1.55%) Hudson
14 25 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
15 24 (1.49%) Eclipse
16 22 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 338 (21.02%) Finance
2 169 (10.51%) Banking
3 51 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 43 (2.67%) Retail
5 40 (2.49%) Front Office
6 26 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 26 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 15 (0.93%) Back Office
8 14 (0.87%) Law
9 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.50%) Games
10 8 (0.50%) Marketing
11 6 (0.37%) Military
12 5 (0.31%) Electronics
12 5 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.19%) German Language
13 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.12%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Legal
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 465 (28.92%) Developer
2 193 (12.00%) Administrator
3 133 (8.27%) DBA
4 131 (8.15%) Architect
5 130 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 94 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
7 92 (5.72%) Oracle DBA
8 89 (5.53%) Analyst
8 89 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
9 82 (5.10%) Oracle Developer
10 80 (4.98%) Consultant
11 65 (4.04%) Java Developer
12 57 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 56 (3.48%) Applications Support
14 55 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
14 55 (3.42%) SQL Developer
14 55 (3.42%) Unix Administrator
15 49 (3.05%) Unix Engineer
16 45 (2.80%) Support Engineer
17 44 (2.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (8.33%) J2EE
2 133 (8.27%) Middleware
3 131 (8.15%) XML
4 93 (5.78%) HTML
5 84 (5.22%) Web Services
6 77 (4.79%) .NET
7 73 (4.54%) JSON
8 63 (3.92%) CSS
9 51 (3.17%) SOAP
10 44 (2.74%) JMS
11 39 (2.43%) Spring
11 39 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
12 33 (2.05%) REST
13 28 (1.74%) ELK Stack
13 28 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (1.68%) jQuery
15 26 (1.62%) Sensu
16 25 (1.55%) Ajax
17 24 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.65%) Clustering
3 69 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 51 (3.17%) Replication
5 47 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 44 (2.74%) Equities
7 43 (2.67%) DataPower
8 41 (2.55%) Visualisation
9 40 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 36 (2.24%) Computer Science
11 33 (2.05%) Data Integration
12 29 (1.80%) Derivative
12 29 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.62%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.24%) Private Cloud
15 19 (1.18%) Mainframe
16 17 (1.06%) HACMP
17 14 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.81%) iPad
18 13 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1027 (63.87%) Unix
2 926 (57.59%) Linux
3 381 (23.69%) Windows
4 199 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 188 (11.69%) Solaris
6 182 (11.32%) AIX
7 126 (7.84%) Windows Server
8 56 (3.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 39 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
10 35 (2.18%) CentOS
11 34 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 30 (1.87%) SUSE
13 20 (1.24%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (1.00%) HPUX
15 16 (1.00%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.87%) Debian
17 13 (0.81%) Android
17 13 (0.81%) zOS
18 12 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (14.43%) DevOps
3 213 (13.25%) ITIL
4 193 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 166 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
6 150 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 143 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 113 (7.03%) Open Source
9 111 (6.90%) SDLC
10 110 (6.84%) Data Modelling
11 105 (6.53%) Software Engineering
12 102 (6.34%) Scrum
13 98 (6.09%) Migration
14 89 (5.53%) OO
15 83 (5.16%) Change Management
16 80 (4.98%) Unit Testing
17 73 (4.54%) ETL
18 71 (4.42%) Service Management
19 70 (4.35%) Data Management
20 64 (3.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 640 (39.80%) SQL
2 441 (27.43%) Java
3 435 (27.05%) Perl
4 370 (23.01%) Python
5 258 (16.04%) PL/SQL
6 201 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 147 (9.14%) Ruby
8 143 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 124 (7.71%) C++
10 118 (7.34%) Korn
11 99 (6.16%) C
12 80 (4.98%) PowerShell
13 70 (4.35%) PHP
14 69 (4.29%) VB
15 61 (3.79%) C#
16 34 (2.11%) COBOL
17 33 (2.05%) C-shell
18 32 (1.99%) Jython
19 22 (1.37%) MATLAB
20 18 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 219 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 169 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 89 (5.53%) Degree
4 38 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 32 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
6 27 (1.68%) OCP
7 26 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.12%) AAT
9 14 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.75%) CCNP
10 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.68%) MCSE
12 9 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.56%) PMP
13 8 (0.50%) CCNA
14 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.31%) RHCE
15 4 (0.25%) CCA
15 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.36%) QA
2 36 (2.24%) SLA
3 22 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.25%) DICOM
6 4 (0.25%) HL7
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 2 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.062%) Basel II
9 1 (0.062%) FATCA
9 1 (0.062%) GPG13
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.062%) SDET
System Software
1 108 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 67 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (3.54%) Samba
6 38 (2.36%) vSphere
7 29 (1.80%) iptables
8 27 (1.68%) Docker
9 23 (1.43%) Apache Flume
10 21 (1.31%) HDFS
11 19 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
13 17 (1.06%) Veritas File System
14 16 (1.00%) Sendmail
14 16 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 16 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (0.93%) VMware ESX
16 13 (0.81%) KVM
16 13 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 205 (12.75%) Puppet
2 84 (5.22%) Tivoli
3 81 (5.04%) Ansible
4 75 (4.66%) Data Guard
5 66 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (3.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 56 (3.48%) Nagios
8 48 (2.99%) Packer
9 36 (2.24%) MOM
10 33 (2.05%) Terraform
11 32 (1.99%) Control-M
11 32 (1.99%) HP SiteScope
12 30 (1.87%) Consul
13 29 (1.80%) Graphite
14 25 (1.55%) Uchiwa
15 23 (1.43%) Cacti
15 23 (1.43%) Cobbler
16 21 (1.31%) NetBackup
17 20 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 19 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 700 (43.53%) Oracle
2 183 (11.38%) IBM
3 181 (11.26%) Red Hat
4 178 (11.07%) Informatica
5 165 (10.26%) VMware
6 127 (7.90%) HP
7 99 (6.16%) CA
8 70 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 70 (4.35%) Sybase
9 66 (4.10%) Veritas
10 64 (3.98%) Atlassian
11 61 (3.79%) Pega
12 51 (3.17%) Tableau
13 50 (3.11%) Google
13 50 (3.11%) ServiceNow
14 45 (2.80%) BMC
15 39 (2.43%) webMethods
16 35 (2.18%) Cisco
16 35 (2.18%) EMC
17 34 (2.11%) SAP
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