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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 176 166 144
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 704 705 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 3.43% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 414 469
Average daily rate
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£404 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £26.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £177.00 £66.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%

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
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 560 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
England -16 640 £404 +0.93% 151
London +16 386 £413 -8.33% 72
City of London +9 102 £400 -9.85% 36
South East -42 80 £425 +18.05% 26
North West -13 48 £388 +40.90% 12
Hampshire -12 39 £425 +21.42% 8
Scotland +8 38 £375 +25.20% 5
East of England +4 35 £400 +48.14% 15
Glasgow +9 27 £375 -18.91% 2
West Midlands -20 22 £375 +7.52% 7
North East -15 21 £329 -9.22%
Yorkshire +3 20 £370 +23.33% 13
Tyne and Wear -18 18 £329 -9.22%
South West -43 18 £415 +28.68% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 16 £330 -8.96%
Berkshire -39 15 £285 -28.75% 8
Essex +4 11 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 11 - - 1
West Yorkshire +4 11 £380 +18.01% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £350 -10.25% 2
Manchester -21 10 £300 +5.74% 2
Suffolk - 10 £390 -
South Yorkshire +14 9 £310 +3.33%
Havant +3 9 £439 +4.46% 1
Gloucestershire -9 9 £325 - 2
Sheffield +14 8 - -
Merseyside +8 8 £450 -5.26% 3
Northern Ireland -4 8 £375 +36.36% 2
County Antrim -4 8 £375 +36.36% 1
Belfast -5 8 £375 +36.36% 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 893 (65.86%) UNIX
2 689 (50.81%) Linux
3 609 (44.91%) SQL
4 597 (44.03%) Oracle
5 421 (31.05%) Java
6 357 (26.33%) Perl
7 276 (20.35%) Finance
8 274 (20.21%) Windows
9 267 (19.69%) Oracle Database
10 264 (19.47%) Banking
11 261 (19.25%) PL/SQL
12 224 (16.52%) XML
13 219 (16.15%) Python
14 215 (15.86%) Red Hat
15 184 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 181 (13.35%) Solaris
17 167 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
18 153 (11.28%) Apache
19 151 (11.14%) Microsoft
20 150 (11.06%) SQL Server
21 148 (10.91%) Web Services
21 148 (10.91%) Bash Shell
21 148 (10.91%) Relational Database
22 142 (10.47%) WebLogic
23 138 (10.18%) Oracle Database 11g
24 134 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
25 130 (9.59%) JavaScript
26 129 (9.51%) C++
27 127 (9.37%) Puppet
28 125 (9.22%) SAN

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 153 (11.28%) Apache
2 142 (10.47%) WebLogic
3 118 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 91 (6.71%) Tomcat
5 45 (3.32%) IIS
6 43 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (2.43%) SharePoint
8 24 (1.77%) OpenStack
9 21 (1.55%) Confluence
9 21 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 18 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 16 (1.18%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.03%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.96%) Tuxedo
14 12 (0.88%) Lync
14 12 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
14 12 (0.88%) Documentum
15 11 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
15 11 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 60 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.62%) MS Office
3 10 (0.74%) MS Project
4 8 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.074%) SPSS
7 1 (0.074%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (1.18%) ResourceLink
3 14 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.81%) Maximo
5 9 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.44%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
9 4 (0.29%) Staffware
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.29%) Kondor+
10 3 (0.22%) Changepoint
10 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.92%) SaaS
3 16 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.66%) GitHub
6 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.29%) Joyent
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.074%) PaaS
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.074%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 125 (9.22%) SAN
2 117 (8.63%) DNS
3 116 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 82 (6.05%) HTTP
5 67 (4.94%) LDAP
6 64 (4.72%) SSL
7 61 (4.50%) Firewall
8 36 (2.65%) NAS
9 28 (2.06%) SSH
10 27 (1.99%) VPN
11 25 (1.84%) DHCP
11 25 (1.84%) FTP
12 18 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
13 17 (1.25%) WAN
13 17 (1.25%) HTTPS
13 17 (1.25%) Internet
14 16 (1.18%) Kerberos
14 16 (1.18%) SMTP
15 15 (1.11%) LAN
15 15 (1.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (19.69%) Oracle Database
2 150 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 148 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 138 (10.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 110 (8.11%) MySQL
6 103 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (6.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 80 (5.90%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
9 38 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 38 (2.80%) Big Data
10 33 (2.43%) DB2
11 30 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 27 (1.99%) PowerCenter
13 25 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (1.77%) SQLPlus
14 24 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (1.55%) MongoDB
16 20 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 112 (8.26%) Subversion
2 100 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 66 (4.87%) Maven
5 52 (3.83%) JIRA
6 47 (3.47%) Selenium
7 44 (3.24%) Ant
8 36 (2.65%) CruiseControl
9 34 (2.51%) TeamCity
10 31 (2.29%) Eclipse
11 27 (1.99%) JUnit
12 26 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
13 25 (1.84%) Toad
14 21 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 18 (1.33%) Introscope
16 15 (1.11%) ClearCase
17 14 (1.03%) ERwin
18 13 (0.96%) RSpec
18 13 (0.96%) LoadRunner
19 12 (0.88%) Redmine
General
1 276 (20.35%) Finance
2 264 (19.47%) Banking
3 108 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 41 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.73%) Retail
6 28 (2.06%) Front Office
7 26 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.70%) Back Office
9 16 (1.18%) Games
10 13 (0.96%) Legal
11 12 (0.88%) Marketing
12 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.44%) Billing
13 6 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.44%) German Language
14 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.37%) Publishing
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) Electronics
15 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 442 (32.60%) Developer
2 177 (13.05%) Administrator
3 122 (9.00%) Analyst
4 102 (7.52%) DBA
4 102 (7.52%) Java Developer
5 83 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 74 (5.46%) Oracle DBA
7 68 (5.01%) Consultant
8 58 (4.28%) C++ Developer
9 54 (3.98%) UNIX Administrator
10 53 (3.91%) Architect
11 47 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
12 46 (3.39%) Senior Developer
13 43 (3.17%) Support Analyst
14 38 (2.80%) Tester
15 37 (2.73%) Perl Developer
16 36 (2.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 34 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
17 34 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
18 29 (2.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (16.52%) XML
2 148 (10.91%) Web Services
3 123 (9.07%) HTML
4 105 (7.74%) Middleware
5 88 (6.49%) Spring
6 83 (6.12%) J2EE
7 65 (4.79%) JSON
7 65 (4.79%) JMS
8 61 (4.50%) XSLT
9 58 (4.28%) CSS
10 54 (3.98%) JSP
10 54 (3.98%) .NET
11 50 (3.69%) Hibernate
12 48 (3.54%) JDBC
13 45 (3.32%) Ajax
14 38 (2.80%) jQuery
15 37 (2.73%) SOAP
16 32 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
17 30 (2.21%) Servlets
18 28 (2.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 134 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.91%) Replication
3 47 (3.47%) Open Source
4 46 (3.39%) Clustering
5 44 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 28 (2.06%) Equities
8 27 (1.99%) Derivative
9 23 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.55%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.40%) Oracle Exalogic
12 18 (1.33%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.03%) HACMP
13 14 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.96%) Wiki
14 13 (0.96%) PKI
15 12 (0.88%) Firmware
15 12 (0.88%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 893 (65.86%) UNIX
2 689 (50.81%) Linux
3 274 (20.21%) Windows
4 184 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 181 (13.35%) Solaris
6 84 (6.19%) AIX
7 50 (3.69%) SUSE
8 39 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (2.80%) CentOS
10 36 (2.65%) HPUX
11 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (1.77%) Windows 7
13 21 (1.55%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (1.11%) Debian
16 12 (0.88%) VMS
17 8 (0.59%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
3 115 (8.48%) ITIL
4 112 (8.26%) OO
5 111 (8.19%) ETL
6 110 (8.11%) Migration
7 88 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 84 (6.19%) Data Modelling
10 74 (5.46%) DevOps
11 70 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (4.35%) TDD
13 57 (4.20%) Change Management
14 54 (3.98%) Scrum
15 53 (3.91%) SOA
15 53 (3.91%) Unit Testing
16 49 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
16 49 (3.61%) Software Engineering
16 49 (3.61%) Multithreading
16 49 (3.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 609 (44.91%) SQL
2 421 (31.05%) Java
3 357 (26.33%) Perl
4 261 (19.25%) PL/SQL
5 219 (16.15%) Python
6 148 (10.91%) Bash Shell
7 130 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 129 (9.51%) C++
9 107 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 105 (7.74%) Korn
11 94 (6.93%) C
12 82 (6.05%) Ruby
13 66 (4.87%) PHP
14 50 (3.69%) VB
15 40 (2.95%) C#
16 34 (2.51%) VBScript
17 28 (2.06%) Jython
17 28 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.77%) VBA
19 20 (1.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 96 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 87 (6.42%) Degree
3 74 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.74%) ISEB
8 9 (0.66%) RHCE
9 8 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.44%) OCP
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.29%) HND
13 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.15%) MCSE
13 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.90%) QA
2 22 (1.62%) SLA
3 19 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) COBIT
6 1 (0.074%) JTAG
6 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.074%) Basel II
6 1 (0.074%) COREP
6 1 (0.074%) FINREP
System Software
1 84 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 66 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
4 54 (3.98%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.77%) NFS
6 17 (1.25%) XenServer
6 17 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 12 (0.88%) Samba
9 11 (0.81%) Squid
10 9 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 9 (0.66%) RHEV
10 9 (0.66%) KVM
11 8 (0.59%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.52%) Xen
12 7 (0.52%) vSphere
12 7 (0.52%) qmail
12 7 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 127 (9.37%) Puppet
2 74 (5.46%) Tivoli
3 65 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (4.20%) Data Guard
5 40 (2.95%) Control-M
6 33 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 32 (2.36%) NetBackup
8 30 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
9 21 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 16 (1.18%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.18%) SCOM
11 15 (1.11%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.96%) Nagios
13 10 (0.74%) Cobbler
14 9 (0.66%) SCCM
14 9 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
15 8 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
15 8 (0.59%) MOM
16 7 (0.52%) OpenSSO
17 6 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 597 (44.03%) Oracle
2 215 (15.86%) Red Hat
3 151 (11.14%) Microsoft
4 124 (9.14%) VMware
5 100 (7.37%) IBM
6 84 (6.19%) Sybase
7 71 (5.24%) HP
8 58 (4.28%) Informatica
9 53 (3.91%) Sun
10 42 (3.10%) JBoss
11 41 (3.02%) SAP
12 38 (2.80%) EMC
13 31 (2.29%) Ab Initio
13 31 (2.29%) Cisco
14 30 (2.21%) Citrix
14 30 (2.21%) NetApp
14 30 (2.21%) Veritas
15 28 (2.06%) CA
16 23 (1.70%) webMethods
16 23 (1.70%) BMC
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £420.00 - £477.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Rate: From £175 to £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £380 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum possibly more for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago