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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 158 169 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 676 599 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.23% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 3.31% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 325 379
Average daily rate
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£403 £388 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.68%

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
18999 18097 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.05% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12660 11367 10676
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 493 726
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 £17.50 £14.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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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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 +11 639 £403 +3.53% 143
London +28 363 £450 +5.88% 62
South East -5 126 £365 -1.35% 28
Hampshire -10 61 £375 - 8
City of London -12 61 £425 - 20
East of England +34 44 £403 +7.33% 11
West Midlands +2 23 £325 +12.06% 6
Yorkshire -22 22 £350 +16.66% 13
West Yorkshire -6 21 £350 +16.66% 11
North West -16 21 £331 -2.57% 7
Berkshire -16 21 £376 +7.50% 6
Leeds -10 17 £350 +16.66% 8
Scotland -12 17 £325 -7.80% 10
South West -15 17 £300 -25.92% 11
Essex +24 16 £403 - 2
East Midlands +14 16 £388 +21.56% 4
Surrey +3 16 £350 -3.44% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 15 £388 +21.09% 3
Nottingham -2 15 £388 +21.09% 3
Gloucestershire - 14 £300 - 2
Edinburgh -5 13 £350 +19.65% 1
Cheshire -7 12 £325 -0.95% 1
Bracknell +8 10 £378 +135.93% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £450 +82.04% 5
Oxfordshire - 10 £325 - 4
Oxford - 10 £325 -
Hertfordshire +6 9 £235 -41.61% 4
Havant -2 8 £388 +3.33%
Coventry +8 7 £288 -23.33% 2
South Wales -12 7 £450 +9.09%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 915 (65.92%) UNIX
2 736 (53.03%) Linux
3 650 (46.83%) Oracle
4 568 (40.92%) SQL
5 362 (26.08%) Java
6 351 (25.29%) Perl
7 325 (23.41%) Windows
8 298 (21.47%) PL/SQL
9 272 (19.60%) Python
10 261 (18.80%) Oracle Database
11 255 (18.37%) Finance
12 250 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
13 227 (16.35%) Red Hat
14 218 (15.71%) Banking
15 191 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 179 (12.90%) Solaris
17 170 (12.25%) JavaScript
18 167 (12.03%) DNS
18 167 (12.03%) Security Cleared
19 163 (11.74%) XML
19 163 (11.74%) VMware
20 160 (11.53%) Puppet
21 158 (11.38%) Bash Shell
22 154 (11.10%) Oracle Database 11g
22 154 (11.10%) WebLogic
23 142 (10.23%) C++
23 142 (10.23%) Apache
24 138 (9.94%) OO
25 137 (9.87%) HTML
25 137 (9.87%) MySQL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 154 (11.10%) WebLogic
2 142 (10.23%) Apache
3 89 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 80 (5.76%) Tomcat
5 47 (3.39%) JBoss
6 42 (3.03%) IIS
7 35 (2.52%) SharePoint
8 34 (2.45%) OpenStack
9 27 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
11 17 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
12 15 (1.08%) SAS
12 15 (1.08%) nginx
13 14 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
13 14 (1.01%) Tuxedo
13 14 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
14 12 (0.86%) MS Exchange
14 12 (0.86%) Documentum
Applications
1 55 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.03%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.01%) MS Project
5 12 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.072%) CATIA
7 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.43%) Maximo
5 6 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.36%) RMDS
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.22%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.22%) Changepoint
8 3 (0.22%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.072%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.87%) Heroku
3 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.86%) PaaS
5 12 (0.86%) Engine Yard
6 11 (0.79%) GitHub
7 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.36%) SaaS
10 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (12.03%) DNS
2 124 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 120 (8.65%) SAN
4 82 (5.91%) Firewall
5 59 (4.25%) LDAP
6 52 (3.75%) SSL
7 47 (3.39%) HTTP
7 47 (3.39%) NAS
8 37 (2.67%) DHCP
9 31 (2.23%) FTP
10 25 (1.80%) VPN
11 21 (1.51%) LAN
11 21 (1.51%) WAN
12 20 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (1.22%) Internet
15 15 (1.08%) VLAN
16 14 (1.01%) SSH
17 13 (0.94%) DMZ
17 13 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (18.80%) Oracle Database
2 154 (11.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 137 (9.87%) MySQL
4 129 (9.29%) SQL Server
5 124 (8.93%) Relational Database
6 85 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (4.90%) RDBMS
8 67 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 63 (4.54%) Oracle Reports
10 53 (3.82%) MongoDB
10 53 (3.82%) NoSQL
11 35 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (2.45%) Big Data
13 31 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
14 29 (2.09%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.73%) DB2
16 23 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (1.37%) PowerCenter
18 18 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 116 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 114 (8.21%) Jenkins
3 112 (8.07%) Subversion
4 45 (3.24%) JIRA
5 42 (3.03%) Ant
6 40 (2.88%) Selenium
7 37 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (2.45%) CruiseControl
9 33 (2.38%) Maven
10 32 (2.31%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.16%) Toad
12 29 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
13 28 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.44%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 18 (1.30%) JMeter
16 18 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 17 (1.22%) Eclipse
18 15 (1.08%) Introscope
General
1 255 (18.37%) Finance
2 218 (15.71%) Banking
3 82 (5.91%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.74%) Front Office
6 31 (2.23%) Retail
7 28 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.01%) Marketing
9 14 (1.01%) Law
10 13 (0.94%) Back Office
11 12 (0.86%) Legal
12 8 (0.58%) Billing
13 6 (0.43%) Games
14 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.29%) Advertising
14 4 (0.29%) Publishing
15 3 (0.22%) Military
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 422 (30.40%) Developer
2 161 (11.60%) Administrator
3 124 (8.93%) Analyst
4 94 (6.77%) DBA
5 83 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
6 71 (5.12%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 69 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
9 66 (4.76%) Architect
10 61 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 57 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
12 54 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
13 52 (3.75%) Applications Support
14 50 (3.60%) C++ Developer
15 49 (3.53%) Support Analyst
16 44 (3.17%) Consultant
16 44 (3.17%) UNIX Administrator
17 41 (2.95%) Linux Administrator
18 38 (2.74%) Perl Developer
19 36 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (11.74%) XML
2 137 (9.87%) HTML
3 104 (7.49%) Web Services
4 88 (6.34%) CSS
5 84 (6.05%) J2EE
6 81 (5.84%) Middleware
7 64 (4.61%) .NET
8 59 (4.25%) jQuery
9 56 (4.03%) Ajax
10 47 (3.39%) Spring
11 43 (3.10%) XSLT
11 43 (3.10%) JDBC
12 42 (3.03%) JSP
12 42 (3.03%) JMS
12 42 (3.03%) JSON
13 27 (1.95%) Hibernate
14 26 (1.87%) GWT
15 25 (1.80%) SOAP
15 25 (1.80%) ODBC
16 23 (1.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.76%) Clustering
3 62 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.03%) Open Source
5 30 (2.16%) Replication
6 29 (2.09%) Oracle Exalogic
7 28 (2.02%) Wiki
7 28 (2.02%) Derivative
8 25 (1.80%) Equities
9 24 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 24 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.59%) Data Integration
11 20 (1.44%) Statistics
12 17 (1.22%) Device Driver
13 16 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.15%) User Experience
14 13 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.79%) HACMP
15 11 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 915 (65.92%) UNIX
2 736 (53.03%) Linux
3 325 (23.41%) Windows
4 191 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (12.90%) Solaris
6 100 (7.20%) AIX
7 69 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (4.54%) SUSE
9 56 (4.03%) Ubuntu
10 55 (3.96%) HPUX
11 41 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (2.88%) CentOS
13 34 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (1.87%) Debian
15 25 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 22 (1.59%) Windows XP
16 22 (1.59%) Mac OS X
17 20 (1.44%) Windows 7
17 20 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
18 15 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (9.94%) OO
3 125 (9.01%) ITIL
4 119 (8.57%) Migration
5 116 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
6 112 (8.07%) Configuration Management
7 101 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
8 97 (6.99%) DevOps
9 90 (6.48%) ETL
10 82 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (4.47%) Software Engineering
12 56 (4.03%) Load Balancing
12 56 (4.03%) Release Management
13 53 (3.82%) Data Modelling
13 53 (3.82%) Unit Testing
14 49 (3.53%) Performance Testing
15 47 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
15 47 (3.39%) TDD
16 44 (3.17%) Change Management
16 44 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 568 (40.92%) SQL
2 362 (26.08%) Java
3 351 (25.29%) Perl
4 298 (21.47%) PL/SQL
5 272 (19.60%) Python
6 170 (12.25%) JavaScript
7 158 (11.38%) Bash Shell
8 142 (10.23%) C++
9 121 (8.72%) Ruby
10 120 (8.65%) Korn
11 100 (7.20%) C
12 92 (6.63%) PHP
12 92 (6.63%) PowerShell
13 58 (4.18%) VB
14 54 (3.89%) T-SQL
15 49 (3.53%) C#
16 27 (1.95%) Jython
17 23 (1.66%) VBScript
18 18 (1.30%) Scala
19 17 (1.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 167 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 121 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.98%) Degree
4 37 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.86%) RHCE
8 10 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.65%) CISSP
9 9 (0.65%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.50%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.50%) RHCA
11 6 (0.43%) ISEB
12 5 (0.36%) CEH
13 4 (0.29%) CCSE
13 4 (0.29%) SAS Certification
13 4 (0.29%) CCSP
13 4 (0.29%) CCNA
13 4 (0.29%) CCSA
13 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.84%) QA
2 30 (2.16%) SLA
3 13 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.29%) HL7
4 4 (0.29%) DICOM
5 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) COREP
6 2 (0.14%) FINREP
7 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.072%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 76 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (4.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 54 (3.89%) Active Directory
4 47 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 22 (1.59%) vSphere
7 18 (1.30%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 17 (1.22%) Sendmail
9 15 (1.08%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.86%) Shibboleth
10 12 (0.86%) NFS
10 12 (0.86%) Firmware
11 11 (0.79%) Samba
12 9 (0.65%) HDFS
12 9 (0.65%) XenServer
12 9 (0.65%) Varnish
13 8 (0.58%) Nmap
13 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 160 (11.53%) Puppet
2 75 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 45 (3.24%) Tivoli
5 36 (2.59%) Nagios
5 36 (2.59%) Cobbler
6 33 (2.38%) Data Guard
7 31 (2.23%) Control-M
8 26 (1.87%) NetBackup
8 26 (1.87%) Ansible
9 21 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (1.22%) SCCM
10 17 (1.22%) SCOM
11 14 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (0.94%) MIMEsweeper
13 12 (0.86%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.79%) CA SiteMinder
15 10 (0.72%) collectd
16 9 (0.65%) Salt
16 9 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 650 (46.83%) Oracle
2 227 (16.35%) Red Hat
3 163 (11.74%) VMware
4 113 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 93 (6.70%) Sybase
6 86 (6.20%) HP
7 82 (5.91%) IBM
8 73 (5.26%) Informatica
9 55 (3.96%) EMC
9 55 (3.96%) Cisco
10 47 (3.39%) Sun
11 46 (3.31%) Veritas
12 42 (3.03%) NetApp
13 35 (2.52%) McAfee
14 28 (2.02%) Ab Initio
15 26 (1.87%) Symantec
16 24 (1.73%) Business Objects
17 21 (1.51%) TIBCO
18 20 (1.44%) SAP
19 17 (1.22%) BEA
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Accomplish Today Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago