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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 186 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 671 681 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.32% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 3.49% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 387 352
Average daily rate £425 £384 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.59 £35.75 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £37.50 £111.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -1.96%

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
19694 19540 18310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.25% 37.83% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13379 12962 11497
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 440 488
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 625 £425 +10.74% 124
London -38 264 £450 +5.26% 58
South East -23 106 £400 +14.28% 21
West Midlands +28 77 £470 +44.61% 8
Shropshire +18 63 £470 -21.66% 2
Yorkshire +26 62 £400 +14.28% 11
Telford +16 54 £470 -21.66% 2
West Yorkshire +21 52 £400 +14.28% 7
City of London +32 50 £475 +11.76% 21
North West +10 43 £425 +25.92% 11
Leeds +13 35 £400 +14.28% 7
Surrey +7 29 £420 +20.00% 2
Scotland +9 28 £375 +15.38% 5
Manchester +4 27 £400 +23.07% 8
East Midlands 0 27 £413 +17.85%
Berkshire +10 26 £373 -0.99% 6
Hampshire -28 24 £400 +9.58% 5
East of England -17 20 £300 -25.46% 9
Reading +9 18 £409 -3.82% 2
Bradford +20 17 £424 +25.55%
South West -7 15 £463 +48.00% 6
Nottinghamshire -14 14 £425 +21.42%
Glasgow +25 13 £410 +26.20% 4
Nottingham -17 13 £425 +21.42%
Essex -8 11 £300 -25.46%
Edinburgh -9 11 £325 -7.14%
Leatherhead -11 11 £450 +28.57%
Gloucestershire +9 9 £488 +62.50% 1
North East -18 9 £650 +170.83%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 9 £650 +182.60%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 957 (64.36%) Unix
2 830 (55.82%) Linux
3 789 (53.06%) Oracle
4 699 (47.01%) SQL
5 534 (35.91%) Java
6 421 (28.31%) Perl
7 364 (24.48%) PL/SQL
8 357 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
9 356 (23.94%) Finance
10 319 (21.45%) Python
11 298 (20.04%) Windows
12 293 (19.70%) Oracle Database
13 257 (17.28%) Red Hat
14 247 (16.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 236 (15.87%) Solaris
16 225 (15.13%) JavaScript
17 202 (13.58%) WebLogic
18 200 (13.45%) XML
19 179 (12.04%) HTML
20 173 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
21 172 (11.57%) Bash Shell
22 169 (11.37%) Banking
23 168 (11.30%) SQL Server
24 166 (11.16%) IBM
25 160 (10.76%) Security Cleared
26 158 (10.63%) AIX
27 156 (10.49%) J2EE
28 152 (10.22%) Git (software)
28 152 (10.22%) Jenkins
29 147 (9.89%) Informatica

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 202 (13.58%) WebLogic
2 134 (9.01%) WebSphere
3 121 (8.14%) Apache
4 56 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 51 (3.43%) JBoss
6 50 (3.36%) Confluence
7 49 (3.30%) SAS
8 45 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 39 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
11 26 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 23 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 22 (1.48%) Apache Spark
14 18 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (1.08%) Documentum
16 15 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 14 (0.94%) Apache Pig
18 13 (0.87%) Node.js
19 11 (0.74%) CloudStack
Applications
1 32 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.74%) MS Office
4 8 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) HipChat
7 1 (0.067%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) SPSS
7 1 (0.067%) Stata
7 1 (0.067%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (1.55%) OpenText Process Suite
3 21 (1.41%) Oracle BRM
4 20 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.47%) HFM
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.27%) Fredhopper
11 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
12 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
12 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.81%) SaaS
5 9 (0.61%) GitHub
6 8 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.47%) Force.com
8 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.27%) IaaS
10 4 (0.27%) PaaS
11 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.067%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.20%) SAN
2 86 (5.78%) LDAP
3 81 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 70 (4.71%) DNS
5 63 (4.24%) HTTP
6 56 (3.77%) SSL
7 33 (2.22%) Firewall
7 33 (2.22%) NAS
7 33 (2.22%) SNMP
8 30 (2.02%) FTP
8 30 (2.02%) SSH
9 29 (1.95%) Internet
10 24 (1.61%) HTTPS
11 18 (1.21%) SMTP
12 14 (0.94%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.74%) DHCP
14 10 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.67%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.67%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.61%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (19.70%) Oracle Database
2 173 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 168 (11.30%) SQL Server
4 121 (8.14%) Relational Database
5 116 (7.80%) MySQL
6 100 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (6.39%) BusinessObjects
8 93 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 90 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
10 86 (5.78%) Hadoop
11 70 (4.71%) DB2
12 55 (3.70%) Big Data
12 55 (3.70%) MongoDB
13 42 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 42 (2.82%) Sybase ASE
14 40 (2.69%) Apache Hive
15 39 (2.62%) Oracle OWB
16 34 (2.29%) RDBMS
17 33 (2.22%) NoSQL
18 32 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 152 (10.22%) Git (software)
1 152 (10.22%) Jenkins
2 118 (7.94%) Subversion
3 97 (6.52%) JIRA
4 82 (5.51%) Maven
5 79 (5.31%) Eclipse
6 69 (4.64%) ClearCase
7 62 (4.17%) Ant
8 51 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
9 50 (3.36%) ClearQuest
10 44 (2.96%) CA Gen
10 44 (2.96%) Toad
11 42 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
12 40 (2.69%) Selenium
13 34 (2.29%) LoadRunner
14 33 (2.22%) Vagrant
15 31 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 30 (2.02%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.88%) JUnit
18 27 (1.82%) HP UFT
General
1 356 (23.94%) Finance
2 169 (11.37%) Banking
3 90 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 46 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.69%) Front Office
6 36 (2.42%) Retail
7 24 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.41%) Billing
9 17 (1.14%) Back Office
10 12 (0.81%) Military
11 11 (0.74%) Games
11 11 (0.74%) Marketing
12 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.54%) Automotive
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) German Language
16 3 (0.20%) Legal
17 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 467 (31.41%) Developer
2 154 (10.36%) Administrator
3 119 (8.00%) DBA
4 114 (7.67%) Analyst
5 113 (7.60%) Architect
6 112 (7.53%) Java Developer
7 102 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
8 93 (6.25%) Consultant
9 87 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 82 (5.51%) Oracle DBA
11 79 (5.31%) Applications Support
12 76 (5.11%) SQL Developer
13 68 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
13 68 (4.57%) Senior Developer
14 56 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
15 50 (3.36%) Unix Administrator
16 47 (3.16%) Linux Administrator
17 45 (3.03%) Sybase DBA
18 43 (2.89%) Support Engineer
19 42 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (13.45%) XML
2 179 (12.04%) HTML
3 156 (10.49%) J2EE
4 137 (9.21%) Web Services
5 117 (7.87%) Middleware
6 111 (7.46%) CSS
7 99 (6.66%) SOAP
8 82 (5.51%) .NET
9 73 (4.91%) REST
10 69 (4.64%) JSON
11 57 (3.83%) WebSphere MQ
12 55 (3.70%) Java EE
12 55 (3.70%) Spring
13 52 (3.50%) jQuery
14 47 (3.16%) JMS
15 44 (2.96%) Hibernate
16 42 (2.82%) JSF
17 36 (2.42%) JPA
18 33 (2.22%) Ajax
19 32 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.38%) Clustering
3 59 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 54 (3.63%) Replication
5 47 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 46 (3.09%) PKI
7 42 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 38 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 38 (2.56%) DataPower
8 38 (2.56%) Equities
9 26 (1.75%) Derivative
10 24 (1.61%) Fixed Income
11 23 (1.55%) HACMP
12 22 (1.48%) Mainframe
13 20 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 15 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (0.87%) iSeries
16 13 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 957 (64.36%) Unix
2 830 (55.82%) Linux
3 298 (20.04%) Windows
4 247 (16.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 236 (15.87%) Solaris
6 158 (10.63%) AIX
7 74 (4.98%) Windows Server
8 60 (4.03%) Mac OS X
9 31 (2.08%) HPUX
10 30 (2.02%) CentOS
11 29 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 28 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
13 25 (1.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 18 (1.21%) SUSE
15 17 (1.14%) Debian
16 13 (0.87%) zOS
17 9 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
17 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
3 130 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
4 128 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (8.54%) Waterfall
6 120 (8.07%) Configuration Management
7 115 (7.73%) DevOps
8 111 (7.46%) SDLC
9 108 (7.26%) OO
10 105 (7.06%) Data Modelling
10 105 (7.06%) ITIL
11 102 (6.86%) Change Management
12 101 (6.79%) RUP
13 100 (6.72%) High Availability
14 99 (6.66%) Scrum
15 78 (5.25%) ETL
16 67 (4.51%) Migration
17 66 (4.44%) Test Strategy
18 63 (4.24%) Open Source
19 62 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 699 (47.01%) SQL
2 534 (35.91%) Java
3 421 (28.31%) Perl
4 364 (24.48%) PL/SQL
5 319 (21.45%) Python
6 225 (15.13%) JavaScript
7 172 (11.57%) Bash Shell
8 120 (8.07%) Ruby
9 112 (7.53%) C++
10 107 (7.20%) C#
11 98 (6.59%) Korn
12 96 (6.46%) PowerShell
13 87 (5.85%) C
14 57 (3.83%) PHP
15 33 (2.22%) Jython
16 30 (2.02%) AWK
17 29 (1.95%) VB
18 26 (1.75%) C-shell
18 26 (1.75%) sed
19 24 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 160 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 120 (8.07%) Degree
3 91 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 48 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.08%) RHCSA
6 13 (0.87%) RHCE
7 12 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.81%) ISEB
8 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.47%) CCNA
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.34%) CCNP
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.34%) OCP
11 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.27%) HNC
12 4 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.71%) QA
2 20 (1.34%) SLA
3 7 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.27%) HL7
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.20%) Basel II
6 3 (0.20%) DICOM
6 3 (0.20%) TickIT
6 3 (0.20%) WAI
7 2 (0.13%) GPG13
7 2 (0.13%) SDET
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.067%) COREP
8 1 (0.067%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.067%) FINREP
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
3 46 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.08%) NFS
4 31 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 30 (2.02%) vSphere
6 28 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 26 (1.75%) Veritas File System
8 24 (1.61%) Samba
9 21 (1.41%) Docker
9 21 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 19 (1.28%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.14%) KVM
12 15 (1.01%) Squid
12 15 (1.01%) XenServer
13 14 (0.94%) Xen
14 13 (0.87%) Apache Flume
14 13 (0.87%) HDFS
14 13 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 123 (8.27%) Puppet
2 77 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 70 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (4.30%) Data Guard
5 59 (3.97%) Tivoli
6 45 (3.03%) Ansible
7 43 (2.89%) Nagios
8 32 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 30 (2.02%) Cobbler
10 26 (1.75%) Control-M
11 19 (1.28%) Cacti
12 16 (1.08%) Packer
12 16 (1.08%) Terraform
13 15 (1.01%) Graphite
14 14 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
15 12 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
16 10 (0.67%) CFEngine
16 10 (0.67%) Ganglia
17 9 (0.61%) Foglight
18 8 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 789 (53.06%) Oracle
2 257 (17.28%) Red Hat
3 166 (11.16%) IBM
4 147 (9.89%) Informatica
5 143 (9.62%) VMware
6 114 (7.67%) Sybase
7 85 (5.72%) Pega
8 79 (5.31%) HP
9 76 (5.11%) SAP
10 73 (4.91%) Microsoft
11 72 (4.84%) Veritas
12 64 (4.30%) BEA
13 63 (4.24%) Sun
14 59 (3.97%) webMethods
15 42 (2.82%) EMC
16 34 (2.29%) CA
17 31 (2.08%) Siebel
18 28 (1.88%) Cisco
19 23 (1.55%) NetApp
20 20 (1.34%) Teradata
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £370 - 380 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £360 per day + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 20 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £420 - 460 per day + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 22 days ago