The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 182 183 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 656 597 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.15% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 3.12% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 349 295
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.20 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.29 £24.10 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £103.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.86%

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
19937 19106 17035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12929 12211 10557
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 457 624
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.78 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
England +18 615 £378 -5.62% 136
London +18 309 £450 +4.65% 65
South East -20 128 £375 -6.25% 27
Hampshire -4 55 £370 -7.50% 7
City of London -17 44 £425 -10.52% 26
Surrey +21 35 £400 +6.66% 8
East Midlands +19 34 £341 -14.69%
West Midlands -2 29 £325 +6.12% 5
East of England +10 26 £350 -12.50% 8
Yorkshire -14 25 £350 -17.64% 7
Nottinghamshire +13 24 £325 +0.77%
Nottingham +13 24 £325 +0.77%
South West -2 24 £325 -19.50% 14
West Yorkshire -2 23 £338 -22.85% 4
Leeds -1 20 £338 -8.47% 4
North West -18 20 £388 +19.23% 9
Southampton -2 17 £375 +20.00% 2
Scotland -16 17 £375 +1.35% 9
Gloucestershire -6 15 £300 -14.28%
Berkshire -28 14 £375 +13.63% 11
Hertfordshire +10 10 £363 -9.37%
Northern Ireland +5 10 £350 - 1
Telford +1 10 £600 -
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £369 -4.83%
Shropshire -5 10 £600 -
Manchester -10 10 £401 +23.23% 4
North East -11 9 £300 +16.50%
Birmingham -18 9 £363 +47.95% 3
Leicestershire - 9 £350 -
Bracknell +10 8 £425 -

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 908 (65.14%) UNIX
2 734 (52.65%) Linux
3 659 (47.27%) Oracle
4 582 (41.75%) SQL
5 373 (26.76%) Perl
6 369 (26.47%) Java
7 348 (24.96%) Windows
8 313 (22.45%) PL/SQL
9 300 (21.52%) Python
10 262 (18.79%) Finance
11 244 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 243 (17.43%) Oracle Database
13 214 (15.35%) Security Cleared
14 206 (14.78%) Red Hat
15 204 (14.63%) Banking
16 189 (13.56%) Solaris
17 173 (12.41%) Puppet
18 172 (12.34%) Bash Shell
18 172 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 167 (11.98%) VMware
20 163 (11.69%) WebLogic
21 162 (11.62%) DNS
22 154 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
23 150 (10.76%) SC Cleared
24 145 (10.40%) JavaScript
25 143 (10.26%) XML
25 143 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
26 140 (10.04%) Ruby
27 135 (9.68%) C++
28 131 (9.40%) Apache

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 163 (11.69%) WebLogic
2 131 (9.40%) Apache
3 83 (5.95%) WebSphere
4 68 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 42 (3.01%) IIS
6 36 (2.58%) JBoss
6 36 (2.58%) OpenStack
7 26 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 25 (1.79%) SAS
9 23 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 22 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
11 20 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (1.29%) Oracle 10gAS
14 16 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
15 15 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
17 13 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
17 13 (0.93%) nginx
17 13 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 54 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.80%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) Weka
6 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
2 32 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.50%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.36%) RMDS
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.22%) Maximo
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.30%) Heroku
3 27 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.08%) Engine Yard
5 14 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.93%) PaaS
6 13 (0.93%) GitHub
7 12 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.29%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.14%) SaaS
12 1 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 162 (11.62%) DNS
2 118 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 94 (6.74%) SAN
4 91 (6.53%) Firewall
5 84 (6.03%) LDAP
6 49 (3.52%) SSL
7 46 (3.30%) NAS
8 38 (2.73%) HTTP
9 33 (2.37%) FTP
10 30 (2.15%) VPN
11 27 (1.94%) WAN
12 26 (1.87%) LAN
12 26 (1.87%) DHCP
13 24 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (1.51%) VLAN
15 20 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.29%) Internet
17 17 (1.22%) DMZ
18 15 (1.08%) SMTP
19 13 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (17.43%) Oracle Database
2 154 (11.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 131 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 129 (9.25%) SQL Server
5 121 (8.68%) MySQL
6 86 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
7 83 (5.95%) RDBMS
8 73 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 60 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (4.23%) MongoDB
11 45 (3.23%) NoSQL
12 37 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (2.51%) Hadoop
14 25 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 23 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
15 23 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
16 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
17 21 (1.51%) DB2
17 21 (1.51%) Big Data
18 20 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 106 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 87 (6.24%) Subversion
4 49 (3.52%) JIRA
4 49 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 48 (3.44%) Ant
6 34 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 34 (2.44%) Selenium
6 34 (2.44%) Maven
7 31 (2.22%) CruiseControl
7 31 (2.22%) Toad
8 26 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.36%) Introscope
11 16 (1.15%) JMeter
11 16 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
11 16 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 14 (1.00%) LoadRunner
12 14 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 262 (18.79%) Finance
2 204 (14.63%) Banking
3 72 (5.16%) Investment Banking
4 40 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.58%) Front Office
6 30 (2.15%) Retail
7 23 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.15%) Back Office
9 15 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.72%) Law
11 9 (0.65%) Billing
11 9 (0.65%) Marketing
12 3 (0.22%) Military
12 3 (0.22%) Advertising
12 3 (0.22%) Publishing
12 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.072%) Electronics
13 1 (0.072%) Legal
13 1 (0.072%) Automotive
13 1 (0.072%) Games
Job Titles
1 389 (27.91%) Developer
2 168 (12.05%) Analyst
3 166 (11.91%) Administrator
4 99 (7.10%) DBA
5 88 (6.31%) Oracle DBA
6 74 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 70 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
8 64 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 62 (4.45%) Oracle Developer
10 60 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
11 59 (4.23%) Applications Support
12 55 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 53 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 52 (3.73%) Architect
15 50 (3.59%) Consultant
16 44 (3.16%) Linux Administrator
17 38 (2.73%) C++ Developer
18 37 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
18 37 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
19 33 (2.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (10.26%) XML
2 105 (7.53%) HTML
3 100 (7.17%) J2EE
4 93 (6.67%) Web Services
5 90 (6.46%) Middleware
6 77 (5.52%) CSS
7 75 (5.38%) .NET
8 41 (2.94%) Spring
8 41 (2.94%) Ajax
8 41 (2.94%) JSON
9 40 (2.87%) JMS
9 40 (2.87%) jQuery
10 35 (2.51%) JSP
11 32 (2.30%) XSLT
12 31 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
13 27 (1.94%) JDBC
14 25 (1.79%) ASP.NET
14 25 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (1.79%) MCollective
15 22 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.17%) Clustering
3 52 (3.73%) Open Source
4 49 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.73%) Equities
6 31 (2.22%) Derivative
7 27 (1.94%) Wiki
8 24 (1.72%) Statistics
8 24 (1.72%) Device Driver
9 23 (1.65%) Oracle Exalogic
10 22 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.51%) Replication
11 21 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.15%) HACMP
14 16 (1.15%) DataPower
15 15 (1.08%) Data Integration
16 14 (1.00%) PKI
17 13 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 908 (65.14%) UNIX
2 734 (52.65%) Linux
3 348 (24.96%) Windows
4 189 (13.56%) Solaris
5 172 (12.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 103 (7.39%) AIX
7 72 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (4.66%) HPUX
9 61 (4.38%) Ubuntu
10 54 (3.87%) CentOS
11 43 (3.08%) SUSE
12 37 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (2.37%) Mac OS X
14 26 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 22 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.36%) Debian
18 17 (1.22%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.93%) Windows 8
19 13 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
3 125 (8.97%) Configuration Management
4 124 (8.90%) OO
5 119 (8.54%) ITIL
6 107 (7.68%) Migration
6 107 (7.68%) DevOps
7 86 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 82 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (5.60%) ETL
10 76 (5.45%) Load Balancing
11 67 (4.81%) Unit Testing
12 64 (4.59%) Release Management
13 54 (3.87%) CRM
14 52 (3.73%) Project Management
15 49 (3.52%) Change Management
15 49 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
15 49 (3.52%) Data Modelling
16 47 (3.37%) Software Engineering
17 42 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 582 (41.75%) SQL
2 373 (26.76%) Perl
3 369 (26.47%) Java
4 313 (22.45%) PL/SQL
5 300 (21.52%) Python
6 172 (12.34%) Bash Shell
7 145 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 140 (10.04%) Ruby
9 135 (9.68%) C++
10 126 (9.04%) Korn
11 99 (7.10%) PowerShell
12 91 (6.53%) C
13 73 (5.24%) PHP
14 64 (4.59%) C#
15 51 (3.66%) T-SQL
16 40 (2.87%) VB
17 21 (1.51%) VBScript
18 18 (1.29%) Jython
19 16 (1.15%) AWK
20 15 (1.08%) sed
Qualifications
1 214 (15.35%) Security Cleared
2 150 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 88 (6.31%) Degree
4 53 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.00%) RHCE
7 13 (0.93%) CISSP
8 11 (0.79%) ISEB
9 9 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.50%) RHCA
11 7 (0.50%) CEH
11 7 (0.50%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.43%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.36%) OSCP
14 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.29%) CCSA
14 4 (0.29%) CCSE
14 4 (0.29%) SAS Certification
14 4 (0.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.09%) QA
2 43 (3.08%) SLA
3 8 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.43%) HL7
4 6 (0.43%) DICOM
5 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.072%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 74 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (2.22%) vSphere
5 29 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 23 (1.65%) Sendmail
7 21 (1.51%) Samba
8 19 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 19 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 13 (0.93%) Apache Flume
9 13 (0.93%) HDFS
10 11 (0.79%) NFS
11 10 (0.72%) Shibboleth
12 9 (0.65%) Firmware
12 9 (0.65%) GPFS
13 8 (0.57%) Docker
14 7 (0.50%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (0.50%) Xen
15 6 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 173 (12.41%) Puppet
2 75 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (4.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 51 (3.66%) Cobbler
5 48 (3.44%) Tivoli
6 43 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 39 (2.80%) Control-M
8 33 (2.37%) Nagios
9 29 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
9 29 (2.08%) Ansible
10 27 (1.94%) Data Guard
11 22 (1.58%) NetBackup
12 17 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
13 15 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
14 13 (0.93%) SCCM
14 13 (0.93%) collectd
15 12 (0.86%) OpenView
16 11 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 11 (0.79%) WSUS
17 10 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 659 (47.27%) Oracle
2 206 (14.78%) Red Hat
3 167 (11.98%) VMware
4 105 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 99 (7.10%) Informatica
6 97 (6.96%) HP
7 89 (6.38%) IBM
8 71 (5.09%) Sybase
9 62 (4.45%) Sun
10 57 (4.09%) Cisco
11 55 (3.95%) Veritas
12 49 (3.52%) NetApp
13 47 (3.37%) EMC
14 35 (2.51%) McAfee
15 33 (2.37%) Business Objects
16 28 (2.01%) TIBCO
16 28 (2.01%) Pega
17 27 (1.94%) BEA
18 22 (1.58%) webMethods
18 22 (1.58%) Remedy
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 8 days ago