The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 158 145 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 676 740 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 3.82% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 414 442
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £15.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £181.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19724 19351 20550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.05% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12657 11980 12233
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 401 574 766
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -17 611 £400 - 159
London -7 352 £425 -5.55% 80
City of London +19 107 £400 -8.57% 41
South East -27 101 £375 +7.14% 24
North West -6 48 £330 +4.76% 8
Hampshire -6 44 £375 +17.18% 7
Scotland -18 38 £338 -10.00% 6
West Midlands -10 34 £388 +7.04% 6
Berkshire -20 30 £355 -4.05% 7
Glasgow +11 27 £450 +12.50% 3
East of England -6 22 £381 +51.74% 18
South West -29 20 £270 -29.64% 11
Yorkshire -19 15 £380 -1.93% 7
Suffolk - 14 £394 - 1
Gloucestershire -3 13 £338 -15.62% 3
Reading -12 13 £475 +40.74% 1
Cheshire -8 11 £310 -0.80% 1
Manchester -16 11 £250 -16.66% 2
Ipswich - 11 £388 - 1
Bracknell +12 10 £335 - 2
Birmingham -8 10 £413 +3.12%
West Yorkshire -18 9 £380 -10.58% 6
Surrey -22 9 £293 -18.75% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £325 +51.69% 1
Edinburgh -31 8 £325 +7.43% 3
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 6 - -
Leeds 0 6 £400 +45.45% 4
Bristol -11 6 £170 - 3
Basingstoke - 6 £363 - 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 832 (63.51%) UNIX
2 622 (47.48%) Linux
3 579 (44.20%) SQL
4 575 (43.89%) Oracle
5 398 (30.38%) Java
6 368 (28.09%) Perl
7 295 (22.52%) Finance
8 274 (20.92%) Windows
9 259 (19.77%) Oracle Database
10 239 (18.24%) PL/SQL
11 235 (17.94%) Banking
12 211 (16.11%) XML
13 210 (16.03%) Solaris
14 177 (13.51%) Python
15 175 (13.36%) Red Hat
16 155 (11.83%) Oracle Database 11g
16 155 (11.83%) Relational Database
17 143 (10.92%) SQL Server
17 143 (10.92%) WebLogic
17 143 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 141 (10.76%) Apache
19 136 (10.38%) C++
20 134 (10.23%) Microsoft
21 133 (10.15%) Web Services
22 132 (10.08%) Bash Shell
23 128 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
24 122 (9.31%) Security Cleared
25 121 (9.24%) SAN
26 118 (9.01%) Migration
27 116 (8.85%) HTML

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 143 (10.92%) WebLogic
2 141 (10.76%) Apache
3 100 (7.63%) WebSphere
4 67 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 38 (2.90%) IIS
6 26 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 20 (1.53%) Confluence
10 20 (1.53%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.15%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.07%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.99%) SAS
14 12 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
14 12 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.92%) Lync
15 11 (0.84%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (0.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 56 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.29%) MS Office
3 8 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.38%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.99%) Maximo
5 12 (0.92%) ResourceLink
6 11 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
8 5 (0.38%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.38%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.31%) Kondor+
9 4 (0.31%) Staffware
10 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.83%) SaaS
3 14 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.61%) GitHub
7 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.31%) Joyent
9 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) PaaS
11 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.076%) Route 53
11 1 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (9.24%) SAN
2 100 (7.63%) DNS
3 98 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 74 (5.65%) HTTP
5 54 (4.12%) LDAP
5 54 (4.12%) Firewall
6 45 (3.44%) SSL
7 32 (2.44%) VPN
8 29 (2.21%) FTP
8 29 (2.21%) NAS
9 25 (1.91%) SSH
10 24 (1.83%) DHCP
11 21 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
12 18 (1.37%) SMTP
12 18 (1.37%) Internet
13 17 (1.30%) WAN
14 16 (1.22%) LAN
15 14 (1.07%) SNMP
15 14 (1.07%) HTTPS
16 13 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (19.77%) Oracle Database
2 155 (11.83%) Relational Database
2 155 (11.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 143 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 112 (8.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 98 (7.48%) MySQL
5 98 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
6 91 (6.95%) RDBMS
7 48 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
8 45 (3.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 41 (3.13%) DB2
10 39 (2.98%) Oracle Discoverer
11 34 (2.60%) NoSQL
12 29 (2.21%) SQLPlus
13 27 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.45%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.37%) Big Data
17 18 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 70 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 64 (4.89%) Subversion
4 58 (4.43%) Maven
5 53 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
6 46 (3.51%) JIRA
7 41 (3.13%) Selenium
8 37 (2.82%) CruiseControl
9 36 (2.75%) Ant
10 35 (2.67%) TeamCity
11 31 (2.37%) Eclipse
12 30 (2.29%) Toad
13 28 (2.14%) JUnit
14 25 (1.91%) Cucumber
15 20 (1.53%) WebDriver
16 17 (1.30%) WATIR
17 14 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
18 13 (0.99%) ClearCase
18 13 (0.99%) Hudson
19 11 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 295 (22.52%) Finance
2 235 (17.94%) Banking
3 103 (7.86%) Investment Banking
4 41 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.37%) Retail
6 28 (2.14%) Front Office
7 21 (1.60%) Back Office
8 16 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.15%) Games
10 11 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.69%) Legal
12 8 (0.61%) Marketing
13 7 (0.53%) German Language
13 7 (0.53%) Billing
13 7 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.46%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 5 (0.38%) Military
16 4 (0.31%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 419 (31.98%) Developer
2 149 (11.37%) Administrator
3 146 (11.15%) DBA
4 135 (10.31%) Analyst
5 111 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
6 86 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 83 (6.34%) Consultant
8 72 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
9 51 (3.89%) Support Analyst
9 51 (3.89%) C++ Developer
10 48 (3.66%) Tester
11 46 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 44 (3.36%) UNIX Administrator
13 42 (3.21%) Perl Developer
14 41 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
15 39 (2.98%) Architect
16 30 (2.29%) Applications Support
16 30 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.21%) Oracle Developer
18 28 (2.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.11%) XML
2 133 (10.15%) Web Services
3 116 (8.85%) HTML
4 100 (7.63%) Middleware
5 81 (6.18%) J2EE
6 73 (5.57%) Spring
7 71 (5.42%) JSON
8 68 (5.19%) XSLT
9 54 (4.12%) CSS
10 50 (3.82%) JMS
11 48 (3.66%) .NET
12 45 (3.44%) JSP
13 36 (2.75%) Ajax
14 32 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
14 32 (2.44%) Hibernate
14 32 (2.44%) jQuery
15 31 (2.37%) JDBC
16 29 (2.21%) SOAP
16 29 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
17 27 (2.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.27%) Replication
2 42 (3.21%) Clustering
3 37 (2.82%) Open Source
4 35 (2.67%) Derivative
5 30 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.14%) Equities
7 26 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (1.83%) Credit Risk
9 22 (1.68%) Fixed Income
10 19 (1.45%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.22%) DataPower
13 14 (1.07%) HACMP
14 13 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 13 (0.99%) Oracle Exalogic
15 12 (0.92%) Wiki
15 12 (0.92%) PKI
16 10 (0.76%) E-Learning
16 10 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 832 (63.51%) UNIX
2 622 (47.48%) Linux
3 274 (20.92%) Windows
4 210 (16.03%) Solaris
5 143 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (6.87%) AIX
7 40 (3.05%) HPUX
8 36 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 32 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (2.37%) SUSE
12 29 (2.21%) CentOS
13 25 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
14 17 (1.30%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.99%) Debian
15 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.76%) Android
17 7 (0.53%) VMS
18 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
2 118 (9.01%) Migration
3 110 (8.40%) ITIL
4 104 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (6.49%) ETL
6 85 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 74 (5.65%) OO
9 71 (5.42%) DevOps
10 67 (5.11%) SOA
11 66 (5.04%) Data Modelling
12 58 (4.43%) Scrum
13 57 (4.35%) Change Management
13 57 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 51 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 49 (3.74%) TDD
16 47 (3.59%) Test Automation
17 44 (3.36%) Software Engineering
18 41 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 579 (44.20%) SQL
2 398 (30.38%) Java
3 368 (28.09%) Perl
4 239 (18.24%) PL/SQL
5 177 (13.51%) Python
6 136 (10.38%) C++
7 132 (10.08%) Bash Shell
8 113 (8.63%) JavaScript
9 110 (8.40%) Korn
10 105 (8.02%) C
11 101 (7.71%) PowerShell
12 72 (5.50%) Ruby
13 60 (4.58%) PHP
14 49 (3.74%) C#
15 43 (3.28%) VB
16 36 (2.75%) VBScript
17 30 (2.29%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.76%) sed
19 20 (1.53%) AWK
20 18 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 85 (6.49%) Degree
3 82 (6.26%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.07%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.69%) OCP
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.69%) RHCE
9 8 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.46%) ISEB
11 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.31%) HND
12 4 (0.31%) MCSE
13 3 (0.23%) CCNA
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) MCITP
14 2 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.73%) QA
2 28 (2.14%) SLA
3 10 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) JTAG
6 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.076%) Basel II
6 1 (0.076%) COBIT
System Software
1 83 (6.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 81 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
3 60 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (4.05%) Active Directory
5 23 (1.76%) NFS
6 22 (1.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 17 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (0.99%) KVM
9 11 (0.84%) Sendmail
9 11 (0.84%) Squid
9 11 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.76%) Samba
10 10 (0.76%) XenServer
10 10 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.53%) Xen
11 7 (0.53%) GPFS
12 6 (0.46%) vSphere
13 5 (0.38%) PowerHA
13 5 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 96 (7.33%) Puppet
2 76 (5.80%) Tivoli
3 72 (5.50%) Data Guard
4 63 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.05%) Control-M
6 31 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 28 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 28 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.07%) Vagrant
10 13 (0.99%) Nagios
11 10 (0.76%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.76%) SCOM
12 8 (0.61%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.53%) MOM
13 7 (0.53%) Cobbler
13 7 (0.53%) OpenSSO
13 7 (0.53%) SCCM
14 6 (0.46%) Ionix
Vendors
1 575 (43.89%) Oracle
2 175 (13.36%) Red Hat
3 134 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 98 (7.48%) IBM
5 93 (7.10%) VMware
6 92 (7.02%) Sybase
7 71 (5.42%) Sun
8 49 (3.74%) HP
9 45 (3.44%) Informatica
10 35 (2.67%) NetApp
10 35 (2.67%) Veritas
10 35 (2.67%) EMC
11 33 (2.52%) SAP
12 26 (1.98%) Ab Initio
13 25 (1.91%) Cisco
13 25 (1.91%) Citrix
14 24 (1.83%) BMC
14 24 (1.83%) webMethods
15 22 (1.68%) CA
16 19 (1.45%) Netezza
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago