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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 176 159 137
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 706 719 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.35% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 3.47% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 401 476
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £271 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £25.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £176.00 £62.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%

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
20730 20692 21644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.29% 38.77% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13121 12993 12976
Average daily rate £388 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £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 415 575 785
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -17 637 £400 - 139
London +12 388 £400 -11.11% 62
City of London +27 115 £400 -11.11% 27
South East -48 94 £388 +9.15% 27
Hampshire -4 44 £425 +21.42% 6
North West -9 41 £375 +27.98% 5
East of England +9 38 £388 +54.22% 22
Scotland -8 38 £425 +14.09% 11
Glasgow +10 29 £450 -2.70% 3
West Midlands -8 23 £375 +9.48% 4
South West -33 19 £388 +3.33% 5
Berkshire -43 16 £275 -31.25% 7
Suffolk - 14 £394 - 1
Yorkshire -3 13 £380 +16.92% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £350 +41.70% 4
Oxfordshire +8 11 £500 +73.91% 4
Manchester -13 11 £300 +4.34% 4
Ipswich - 11 £388 -
County Antrim +4 10 £375 +36.36%
Belfast +4 10 £375 +36.36%
Northern Ireland 0 10 £375 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £300 - 10
Essex +2 9 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire -15 9 £320 - 1
Reading -23 9 £260 -22.96% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £450 +36.88% 1
Milton Keynes +1 7 - -
Cambridge -2 7 £375 - 6
West Yorkshire -9 7 £390 +11.42% 12
North East -15 7 £110 -69.65% 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 866 (64.68%) UNIX
2 682 (50.93%) Linux
3 592 (44.21%) SQL
4 579 (43.24%) Oracle
5 432 (32.26%) Java
6 360 (26.89%) Perl
7 282 (21.06%) Windows
8 276 (20.61%) Finance
9 253 (18.89%) PL/SQL
10 250 (18.67%) Banking
11 247 (18.45%) Oracle Database
12 241 (18.00%) XML
13 215 (16.06%) Python
14 200 (14.94%) Red Hat
15 183 (13.67%) Solaris
16 175 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 157 (11.73%) Apache
17 157 (11.73%) Relational Database
18 152 (11.35%) Web Services
19 151 (11.28%) Microsoft
20 148 (11.05%) Bash Shell
21 140 (10.46%) SQL Server
21 140 (10.46%) WebLogic
22 139 (10.38%) HTML
23 136 (10.16%) C++
24 135 (10.08%) JavaScript
25 134 (10.01%) Oracle Database 11g
26 126 (9.41%) SAN
27 121 (9.04%) TCP/IP
28 120 (8.96%) Agile Software Development

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 157 (11.73%) Apache
2 140 (10.46%) WebLogic
3 107 (7.99%) WebSphere
4 79 (5.90%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.99%) IIS
5 40 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 29 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.57%) OpenStack
8 20 (1.49%) Confluence
9 19 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (1.05%) GlassFish
11 14 (1.05%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.05%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.97%) Lync
13 12 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
14 11 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
15 10 (0.75%) SAS
15 10 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 65 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.24%) MS Office
3 13 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.52%) MS Project
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.075%) SPSS
7 1 (0.075%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 26 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (1.05%) ResourceLink
5 11 (0.82%) Maximo
6 10 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (0.37%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.37%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.30%) Staffware
11 4 (0.30%) Kondor+
12 3 (0.22%) Changepoint
13 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.94%) SaaS
3 14 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.60%) GitHub
7 4 (0.30%) Joyent
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.075%) Route 53
10 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 126 (9.41%) SAN
2 121 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 116 (8.66%) DNS
4 85 (6.35%) HTTP
5 66 (4.93%) LDAP
6 60 (4.48%) SSL
7 59 (4.41%) Firewall
8 38 (2.84%) NAS
9 31 (2.32%) VPN
10 28 (2.09%) SSH
11 27 (2.02%) FTP
11 27 (2.02%) DHCP
12 22 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
13 18 (1.34%) SMTP
13 18 (1.34%) Internet
14 17 (1.27%) HTTPS
14 17 (1.27%) WAN
14 17 (1.27%) Multicast
15 16 (1.19%) Kerberos
15 16 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (18.45%) Oracle Database
2 157 (11.73%) Relational Database
3 140 (10.46%) SQL Server
4 134 (10.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 112 (8.36%) MySQL
6 102 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
7 87 (6.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 84 (6.27%) RDBMS
9 41 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
10 39 (2.91%) NoSQL
11 37 (2.76%) Big Data
12 33 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
13 29 (2.17%) SQLPlus
14 28 (2.09%) DB2
15 27 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
17 23 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (1.72%) MongoDB
18 21 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 103 (7.69%) Subversion
2 98 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 82 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 64 (4.78%) Maven
5 53 (3.96%) JIRA
6 50 (3.73%) Selenium
7 43 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
8 40 (2.99%) CruiseControl
9 39 (2.91%) TeamCity
10 37 (2.76%) Ant
11 34 (2.54%) Eclipse
12 29 (2.17%) Toad
12 29 (2.17%) JUnit
13 28 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 16 (1.19%) WATIR
15 16 (1.19%) Introscope
16 15 (1.12%) ClearCase
17 13 (0.97%) RSpec
18 12 (0.90%) Redmine
General
1 276 (20.61%) Finance
2 250 (18.67%) Banking
3 103 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.06%) Retail
6 28 (2.09%) Front Office
7 25 (1.87%) Back Office
8 21 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.34%) Games
10 14 (1.05%) Marketing
11 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.60%) Legal
13 7 (0.52%) Billing
14 6 (0.45%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.37%) German Language
15 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 5 (0.37%) Publishing
15 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 440 (32.86%) Developer
2 172 (12.85%) Administrator
3 120 (8.96%) Analyst
4 108 (8.07%) DBA
5 103 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 84 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
7 81 (6.05%) Oracle DBA
8 79 (5.90%) Consultant
9 52 (3.88%) C++ Developer
10 51 (3.81%) UNIX Administrator
11 48 (3.58%) Linux Administrator
12 46 (3.44%) Senior Developer
13 44 (3.29%) Support Analyst
13 44 (3.29%) Tester
14 41 (3.06%) Architect
15 39 (2.91%) Perl Developer
16 34 (2.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 32 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
18 29 (2.17%) Applications Support
19 28 (2.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (18.00%) XML
2 152 (11.35%) Web Services
3 139 (10.38%) HTML
4 103 (7.69%) Middleware
5 93 (6.95%) Spring
6 90 (6.72%) J2EE
7 74 (5.53%) JSON
8 72 (5.38%) XSLT
9 62 (4.63%) CSS
10 60 (4.48%) JMS
11 53 (3.96%) JSP
12 52 (3.88%) Hibernate
13 51 (3.81%) .NET
14 47 (3.51%) Ajax
15 42 (3.14%) JDBC
16 41 (3.06%) jQuery
17 35 (2.61%) SOAP
18 33 (2.46%) FIX Protocol
19 29 (2.17%) Servlets
20 28 (2.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (3.96%) Replication
2 44 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.21%) Open Source
3 43 (3.21%) Clustering
4 30 (2.24%) Data Integration
5 29 (2.17%) Equities
6 24 (1.79%) Derivative
7 23 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 17 (1.27%) Oracle Exalogic
10 17 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 16 (1.19%) HACMP
12 13 (0.97%) PKI
13 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.90%) LPAR
13 12 (0.90%) Wiki
14 11 (0.82%) DataPower
15 10 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 866 (64.68%) UNIX
2 682 (50.93%) Linux
3 282 (21.06%) Windows
4 183 (13.67%) Solaris
5 175 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (6.95%) AIX
7 42 (3.14%) SUSE
8 39 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (2.69%) HPUX
11 35 (2.61%) CentOS
12 30 (2.24%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 14 (1.05%) Debian
17 11 (0.82%) VMS
18 9 (0.67%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
20 6 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (8.81%) Performance Tuning
3 111 (8.29%) Migration
4 105 (7.84%) ITIL
5 102 (7.62%) OO
6 100 (7.47%) ETL
7 95 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
8 88 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 85 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (5.75%) Data Modelling
11 74 (5.53%) DevOps
12 65 (4.85%) TDD
13 62 (4.63%) Scrum
14 58 (4.33%) SOA
15 56 (4.18%) Change Management
16 54 (4.03%) BDD
17 53 (3.96%) Unit Testing
18 52 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
19 49 (3.66%) Test Automation
20 48 (3.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 592 (44.21%) SQL
2 432 (32.26%) Java
3 360 (26.89%) Perl
4 253 (18.89%) PL/SQL
5 215 (16.06%) Python
6 148 (11.05%) Bash Shell
7 136 (10.16%) C++
8 135 (10.08%) JavaScript
9 112 (8.36%) Korn
10 111 (8.29%) PowerShell
11 91 (6.80%) C
12 89 (6.65%) Ruby
13 66 (4.93%) PHP
14 43 (3.21%) C#
15 36 (2.69%) VB
16 33 (2.46%) VBScript
17 28 (2.09%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.72%) Jython
19 22 (1.64%) VBA
20 21 (1.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 107 (7.99%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.20%) Degree
3 79 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.34%) Sun Certification
5 15 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.75%) RHCE
8 9 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.60%) ISEB
10 7 (0.52%) OCP
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.30%) HND
13 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.15%) MCITP
14 2 (0.15%) MCSE
14 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.75%) QA
2 21 (1.57%) SLA
3 13 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.075%) JTAG
6 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.075%) Basel II
6 1 (0.075%) COBIT
6 1 (0.075%) COREP
6 1 (0.075%) FINREP
System Software
1 77 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 63 (4.71%) Oracle RAC
4 57 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 24 (1.79%) NFS
6 19 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 16 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 14 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.05%) KVM
9 13 (0.97%) XenServer
10 12 (0.90%) Squid
10 12 (0.90%) Hyper-V
11 11 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 10 (0.75%) Samba
13 9 (0.67%) RHEV
14 7 (0.52%) GPFS
14 7 (0.52%) qmail
15 6 (0.45%) Xen
15 6 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 118 (8.81%) Puppet
2 77 (5.75%) Tivoli
3 72 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (4.03%) Data Guard
5 43 (3.21%) Control-M
6 29 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 28 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 28 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (1.72%) NetBackup
9 18 (1.34%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.19%) ZABBIX
10 16 (1.19%) Nagios
11 14 (1.05%) SCOM
12 9 (0.67%) SCCM
12 9 (0.67%) MOM
13 8 (0.60%) CA SiteMinder
13 8 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (0.60%) Cobbler
14 7 (0.52%) OpenSSO
14 7 (0.52%) YUM
Vendors
1 579 (43.24%) Oracle
2 200 (14.94%) Red Hat
3 151 (11.28%) Microsoft
4 115 (8.59%) VMware
5 96 (7.17%) IBM
6 73 (5.45%) Sybase
7 62 (4.63%) HP
8 57 (4.26%) Sun
9 49 (3.66%) Informatica
10 39 (2.91%) SAP
11 33 (2.46%) EMC
12 32 (2.39%) Veritas
13 31 (2.32%) NetApp
14 30 (2.24%) JBoss
15 29 (2.17%) Citrix
16 28 (2.09%) Cisco
17 25 (1.87%) CA
17 25 (1.87%) Ab Initio
18 24 (1.79%) BMC
19 21 (1.57%) Teradata
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