The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
Rank 207 182 176
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 541 681 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.31% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 3.43% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 406 377
Median daily rate £450 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%

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
18446 19864 19532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.67% 38.19% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12706 13500 12868
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 486 416
Median hourly rate £41.82 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 508 £450 +5.88% 89
London +32 299 £475 +5.55% 41
South East +13 95 £391 -2.18% 13
Hampshire +27 41 £415 +3.75% 1
City of London -18 39 £550 +22.22% 16
North West -1 28 £430 +1.17% 9
Surrey +13 25 £363 -14.20% 5
Scotland +32 22 £400 - 1
Manchester +3 21 £430 +7.50% 4
Glasgow +12 17 £400 -2.47%
East of England +1 17 £291 -2.91% 8
North East -6 16 £550 -15.38%
Berkshire +10 14 £370 -0.67% 5
South West +10 14 £338 -28.94% 8
Yorkshire -32 14 £375 -6.25% 7
Essex -2 11 £463 +57.44% 3
East Midlands -14 11 £350 -17.64% 1
Nottingham +5 10 £350 -17.64%
Havant +2 10 £380 -
Nottinghamshire 0 10 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands -71 10 £425 -6.59% 2
Redhill +4 9 £371 -3.76%
Tyne and Wear -9 8 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 8 - -
West Yorkshire -28 8 £375 -5.06% 5
Leeds -27 7 £375 -3.84% 4
Sheffield +1 6 - -
South Yorkshire +1 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £325 -13.33%
Cheshire +26 5 £425 - 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 796 (61.04%) Linux
2 775 (59.43%) Unix
3 528 (40.49%) SQL
4 469 (35.97%) Oracle
5 411 (31.52%) Java
6 392 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
7 317 (24.31%) Finance
8 285 (21.86%) Python
9 265 (20.32%) Jenkins
10 261 (20.02%) Perl
11 254 (19.48%) Windows
12 237 (18.17%) DevOps
13 225 (17.25%) Scrum
14 224 (17.18%) PL/SQL
15 223 (17.10%) Git (software)
16 220 (16.87%) Banking
17 201 (15.41%) Puppet
18 192 (14.72%) Security Cleared
18 192 (14.72%) Oracle Database
19 182 (13.96%) JavaScript
20 181 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 176 (13.50%) Red Hat
22 173 (13.27%) Bash Shell
23 171 (13.11%) XML
24 170 (13.04%) Maven
25 169 (12.96%) JIRA
26 168 (12.88%) IBM
27 166 (12.73%) Configuration Management
28 161 (12.35%) SC Cleared
29 157 (12.04%) VMware

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 129 (9.89%) WebSphere
2 105 (8.05%) Apache
3 82 (6.29%) Confluence
4 72 (5.52%) Tomcat
4 72 (5.52%) WebLogic
5 61 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 45 (3.45%) Apache Spark
8 43 (3.30%) JBoss
9 40 (3.07%) nginx
10 33 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 31 (2.38%) Apache Pig
12 22 (1.69%) Apache Geronimo
12 22 (1.69%) Apache TomEE
12 22 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
13 19 (1.46%) Tuxedo
14 17 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
15 16 (1.23%) CloudStack
16 14 (1.07%) SharePoint
17 13 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (3.22%) HipChat
2 39 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.53%) MS Office
4 4 (0.31%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.077%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.84%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.31%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.31%) RMDS
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
9 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 145 (11.12%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.61%) PaaS
3 33 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.46%) IaaS
5 18 (1.38%) GitHub
6 16 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.15%) SaaS
8 10 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.31%) Office 365
13 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.15%) Route 53
15 1 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.077%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.75%) DNS
2 91 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 75 (5.75%) SAN
4 72 (5.52%) SSL
5 64 (4.91%) HTTP
6 55 (4.22%) LDAP
7 53 (4.06%) SSH
8 47 (3.60%) Firewall
9 43 (3.30%) OpenLDAP
10 42 (3.22%) OpenVPN
11 25 (1.92%) Internet
12 20 (1.53%) HTTPS
13 19 (1.46%) VPN
14 18 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
15 16 (1.23%) DHCP
16 15 (1.15%) IPsec
17 13 (1.00%) WAN
18 12 (0.92%) LAN
19 11 (0.84%) FTP
20 8 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (14.72%) Oracle Database
2 137 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 124 (9.51%) Hadoop
4 117 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 97 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 93 (7.13%) Big Data
7 78 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (4.98%) DB2
9 57 (4.37%) RDBMS
10 56 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 56 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (3.99%) Apache Hive
12 48 (3.68%) MySQL
13 45 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 37 (2.84%) HBase
15 36 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 33 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
18 32 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
19 29 (2.22%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 265 (20.32%) Jenkins
2 223 (17.10%) Git (software)
3 170 (13.04%) Maven
4 169 (12.96%) JIRA
5 141 (10.81%) JUnit
6 97 (7.44%) TeamCity
7 94 (7.21%) Ant
8 74 (5.67%) Gradle
9 66 (5.06%) Mockito
10 57 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 54 (4.14%) Selenium
12 50 (3.83%) Cucumber
13 45 (3.45%) SonarQube
13 45 (3.45%) Spock
14 44 (3.37%) Bitbucket
15 42 (3.22%) JIRA Agile
15 42 (3.22%) Liquibase
15 42 (3.22%) Subversion
16 40 (3.07%) Hudson
17 30 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 317 (24.31%) Finance
2 220 (16.87%) Banking
3 59 (4.52%) Retail
4 54 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 40 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.92%) Front Office
7 20 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.53%) Law
8 17 (1.30%) Marketing
9 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
11 13 (1.00%) Electronics
12 9 (0.69%) Legal
13 8 (0.61%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 408 (31.29%) Developer
2 137 (10.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 113 (8.67%) Java Developer
4 111 (8.51%) Administrator
5 90 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 85 (6.52%) Consultant
7 66 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
8 65 (4.98%) DBA
9 64 (4.91%) Analyst
10 62 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
11 57 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 56 (4.29%) SQL Developer
13 48 (3.68%) Support Engineer
13 48 (3.68%) Unix Engineer
14 42 (3.22%) Architect
15 39 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
16 38 (2.91%) PL/SQL Developer
16 38 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
17 32 (2.45%) Applications Support
18 30 (2.30%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (13.11%) XML
2 152 (11.66%) HTML
3 135 (10.35%) SOAP
4 117 (8.97%) JSON
5 109 (8.36%) Spring
6 107 (8.21%) J2EE
6 107 (8.21%) Web Services
7 105 (8.05%) jQuery
8 95 (7.29%) REST
9 80 (6.13%) JMS
10 74 (5.67%) CSS
11 73 (5.60%) .NET
12 71 (5.44%) HTML5
13 56 (4.29%) Hibernate
14 55 (4.22%) Gherkin
15 53 (4.06%) Elastic Stack
15 53 (4.06%) Middleware
16 52 (3.99%) XSLT
17 51 (3.91%) Node.js
18 50 (3.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 44 (3.37%) Clustering
5 41 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 34 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
8 28 (2.15%) User Experience
9 26 (1.99%) Equities
10 24 (1.84%) DataPower
10 24 (1.84%) Derivative
11 23 (1.76%) Fixed Income
12 21 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.46%) Fintech
14 15 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
15 14 (1.07%) EMC VNX
16 13 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 796 (61.04%) Linux
2 775 (59.43%) Unix
3 254 (19.48%) Windows
4 181 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (11.50%) Solaris
6 128 (9.82%) AIX
7 87 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 61 (4.68%) CentOS
9 39 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 21 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 20 (1.53%) HPUX
12 19 (1.46%) SUSE
13 18 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (1.00%) RancherOS
14 13 (1.00%) VyOS
14 13 (1.00%) Windows 7
14 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (18.17%) DevOps
3 225 (17.25%) Scrum
4 166 (12.73%) Configuration Management
5 145 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
7 112 (8.59%) TDD
8 104 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
9 94 (7.21%) ITIL
10 91 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 84 (6.44%) Open Source
12 79 (6.06%) SDLC
13 78 (5.98%) BDD
14 74 (5.67%) Analytics
14 74 (5.67%) Service Management
15 71 (5.44%) OO
16 69 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 69 (5.29%) Unit Testing
17 61 (4.68%) Migration
18 60 (4.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 528 (40.49%) SQL
2 411 (31.52%) Java
3 285 (21.86%) Python
4 261 (20.02%) Perl
5 224 (17.18%) PL/SQL
6 182 (13.96%) JavaScript
7 173 (13.27%) Bash Shell
8 109 (8.36%) Ruby
9 86 (6.60%) C++
10 84 (6.44%) Korn
11 82 (6.29%) C#
12 78 (5.98%) PowerShell
13 51 (3.91%) VB
14 50 (3.83%) C
15 44 (3.37%) XPath
16 40 (3.07%) PHP
17 39 (2.99%) Scala
18 18 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.30%) Groovy
20 14 (1.07%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 192 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 161 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 122 (9.36%) Degree
4 35 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.69%) MCSE
8 9 (0.69%) RHCE
9 8 (0.61%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.54%) ISEB
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.46%) CISSP
11 6 (0.46%) MCSA
11 6 (0.46%) PhD
12 5 (0.38%) OCP
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.38%) RHCT
12 5 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.31%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.53%) QA
2 30 (2.30%) MiFID
3 29 (2.22%) FATCA
4 25 (1.92%) EMIR
5 24 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.84%) SLA
7 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.31%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.23%) SDET
12 2 (0.15%) Basel II
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.15%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.077%) COREP
System Software
1 111 (8.51%) Docker
2 63 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.76%) Squid
4 48 (3.68%) Postfix
5 44 (3.37%) vCloud
6 40 (3.07%) vSphere
7 37 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (2.45%) Active Directory
9 28 (2.15%) NFS
10 27 (2.07%) HDFS
11 24 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (1.23%) Xen
13 16 (1.23%) XenServer
14 12 (0.92%) Samba
15 10 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 9 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 9 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
17 8 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
17 8 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 201 (15.41%) Puppet
2 150 (11.50%) Ansible
3 101 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (3.99%) Terraform
4 52 (3.99%) ZABBIX
5 50 (3.83%) logstash
6 48 (3.68%) Kibana
6 48 (3.68%) Rancher
7 47 (3.60%) Tivoli
8 46 (3.53%) Kubernetes
9 42 (3.22%) Docker Swarm
10 30 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
11 28 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 27 (2.07%) Control-M
12 27 (2.07%) HP SiteScope
13 25 (1.92%) Cobbler
13 25 (1.92%) Data Guard
13 25 (1.92%) Packer
14 24 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 22 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 469 (35.97%) Oracle
2 176 (13.50%) Red Hat
3 168 (12.88%) IBM
4 157 (12.04%) VMware
5 90 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 81 (6.21%) HP
7 54 (4.14%) Splunk
8 51 (3.91%) Atlassian
9 50 (3.83%) Solace
10 45 (3.45%) Sonatype
11 40 (3.07%) SAP
11 40 (3.07%) Sun
12 39 (2.99%) Informatica
13 38 (2.91%) NetApp
14 36 (2.76%) Cisco
15 32 (2.45%) EMC
16 29 (2.22%) Hortonworks
16 29 (2.22%) Perforce
17 28 (2.15%) Sybase
17 28 (2.15%) webMethods
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £58.76 - £67.15 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate - 12 months
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Contract £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago