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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 170 174 167
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 804 769 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.35% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 3.57% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 438 368
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £25.90 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £48.50 £181.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.56 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+26.73% -12.32%

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
21226 21570 19987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 37.87% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14541 14498 12816
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 752 £425 - 110
London -11 303 £475 +5.67% 56
South East -8 152 £425 -5.55% 10
East of England +55 68 £375 +4.11% 11
North East +1 68 £318 +20.95% 3
Berkshire +36 65 £500 +3.62% 2
Tyne and Wear -7 65 £318 +20.95% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 63 £315 +20.00% 3
City of London +23 51 £500 +19.76% 21
West Midlands -7 44 £440 +17.33% 7
North West +15 41 £420 -11.57% 11
Yorkshire +3 36 £430 +22.78% 2
Scotland -10 36 £400 +6.66% 6
Hampshire -5 33 £390 -8.23% 2
West Yorkshire +12 32 £430 +18.48% 2
Bracknell +13 25 £525 +31.25% 1
Surrey -11 25 £425 +6.25% 2
Norfolk - 25 £375 - 1
Norwich - 24 £375 - 1
East Midlands +7 21 £350 -15.91% 4
Solihull - 20 - - 3
Essex +17 17 £330 -41.59% 5
Glasgow -10 17 £388 +3.33% 5
South West -29 17 £393 +1.29% 6
Lancashire -4 16 £425 -10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 14 £375 -10.71% 3
Manchester -1 12 £400 +10.34% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 12 £425 +2.10% 4
Halifax - 12 £430 -
Southampton +17 11 £369 -14.24%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 1019 (60.84%) Unix
2 1003 (59.88%) Linux
3 740 (44.18%) Oracle
4 641 (38.27%) SQL
5 442 (26.39%) Java
6 427 (25.49%) Perl
7 385 (22.99%) Windows
8 358 (21.37%) Python
9 351 (20.96%) Finance
10 318 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
11 277 (16.54%) DevOps
12 276 (16.48%) Security Cleared
13 255 (15.22%) PL/SQL
14 241 (14.39%) Oracle Database
15 236 (14.09%) Puppet
16 228 (13.61%) SC Cleared
17 227 (13.55%) ITIL
18 225 (13.43%) Configuration Management
19 213 (12.72%) Git (software)
20 212 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 208 (12.42%) Jenkins
22 197 (11.76%) Solaris
23 196 (11.70%) Bash Shell
24 191 (11.40%) IBM
25 185 (11.04%) Red Hat
25 185 (11.04%) Apache
26 181 (10.81%) VMware
27 177 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
28 175 (10.45%) Banking
28 175 (10.45%) AIX

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
1 185 (11.04%) Apache
2 160 (9.55%) WebLogic
3 124 (7.40%) WebSphere
4 85 (5.07%) Tomcat
5 78 (4.66%) OpenStack
6 69 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 67 (4.00%) Confluence
8 60 (3.58%) SAS
9 50 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
10 43 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
11 40 (2.39%) Apache Pig
12 39 (2.33%) Tuxedo
13 35 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
14 34 (2.03%) JBoss
15 20 (1.19%) MQSeries
16 16 (0.96%) Apache Spark
17 14 (0.84%) SharePoint
18 11 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
19 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 9 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 59 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.93%) HipChat
3 24 (1.43%) MS Office
4 19 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.72%) SPSS
5 12 (0.72%) Stata
6 9 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.30%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.30%) MS Project
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Weka
10 1 (0.060%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 44 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.18%) RMDS
8 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.12%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.060%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 163 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.79%) SaaS
5 12 (0.72%) PaaS
6 10 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.60%) IaaS
7 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.30%) GitHub
9 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.18%) Office 365
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.060%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.060%) Route 53
12 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 173 (10.33%) SAN
2 159 (9.49%) DNS
3 148 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 85 (5.07%) HTTP
5 79 (4.72%) Firewall
5 79 (4.72%) LDAP
6 74 (4.42%) SSL
7 46 (2.75%) WAN
8 44 (2.63%) SSH
9 37 (2.21%) OpenVPN
10 34 (2.03%) iSCSI
10 34 (2.03%) OpenLDAP
11 32 (1.91%) NAS
12 31 (1.85%) VPN
13 29 (1.73%) FTP
13 29 (1.73%) HTTPS
14 27 (1.61%) Network Security
15 23 (1.37%) DHCP
16 19 (1.13%) LAN
17 18 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (14.39%) Oracle Database
2 168 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 155 (9.25%) Hadoop
4 147 (8.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 114 (6.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 101 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 91 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (5.01%) Apache Hive
8 84 (5.01%) MySQL
9 82 (4.90%) RDBMS
10 81 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
11 79 (4.72%) DB2
12 74 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
13 70 (4.18%) MongoDB
14 66 (3.94%) Big Data
14 66 (3.94%) HBase
15 46 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
16 45 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
16 45 (2.69%) Pentaho
17 41 (2.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 213 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 208 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 129 (7.70%) JIRA
4 89 (5.31%) Maven
5 80 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
6 77 (4.60%) Vagrant
7 76 (4.54%) JUnit
8 73 (4.36%) Subversion
9 70 (4.18%) Ant
10 58 (3.46%) ClearCase
11 52 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (2.69%) Bitbucket
13 41 (2.45%) TeamCity
14 39 (2.33%) SonarQube
15 36 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
16 33 (1.97%) ERwin
17 32 (1.91%) JIRA Agile
17 32 (1.91%) Liquibase
18 30 (1.79%) Selenium
19 29 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
General
1 351 (20.96%) Finance
2 175 (10.45%) Banking
3 54 (3.22%) Investment Banking
4 48 (2.87%) Retail
5 42 (2.51%) Front Office
6 31 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.25%) Law
9 19 (1.13%) Back Office
10 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.42%) Games
11 7 (0.42%) Military
11 7 (0.42%) Publishing
12 6 (0.36%) Electronics
12 6 (0.36%) Marketing
13 3 (0.18%) Automotive
13 3 (0.18%) German Language
13 3 (0.18%) Legal
13 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.060%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 471 (28.12%) Developer
2 183 (10.93%) Administrator
3 159 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 134 (8.00%) DBA
5 126 (7.52%) Architect
6 110 (6.57%) Consultant
7 99 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
8 92 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
9 86 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
10 82 (4.90%) Analyst
11 78 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
12 64 (3.82%) Java Developer
13 55 (3.28%) Senior Developer
14 54 (3.22%) Unix Administrator
15 53 (3.16%) Applications Support
16 52 (3.10%) Linux Administrator
17 51 (3.04%) SQL Developer
18 48 (2.87%) Unix Engineer
19 42 (2.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
20 41 (2.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (8.66%) Middleware
2 128 (7.64%) XML
3 120 (7.16%) J2EE
4 87 (5.19%) HTML
5 83 (4.96%) JSON
6 79 (4.72%) Web Services
7 75 (4.48%) .NET
8 63 (3.76%) CSS
9 58 (3.46%) ELK Stack
10 53 (3.16%) JMS
11 48 (2.87%) SOAP
12 42 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
13 41 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
14 39 (2.33%) Spring
15 37 (2.21%) Software Packaging
16 32 (1.91%) MCollective
16 32 (1.91%) REST
17 29 (1.73%) Ajax
18 28 (1.67%) jQuery
19 27 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (6.57%) Clustering
3 75 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.28%) Replication
5 53 (3.16%) Equities
6 50 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 46 (2.75%) DataPower
8 39 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 34 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.97%) Visualisation
11 32 (1.91%) Data Integration
12 30 (1.79%) Private Cloud
13 26 (1.55%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.49%) Derivative
14 25 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (1.19%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.96%) PKI
17 14 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.78%) iPad
19 12 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1019 (60.84%) Unix
2 1003 (59.88%) Linux
3 385 (22.99%) Windows
4 212 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 197 (11.76%) Solaris
6 175 (10.45%) AIX
7 129 (7.70%) Windows Server
8 75 (4.48%) CentOS
9 54 (3.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 34 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
11 28 (1.67%) SUSE
12 24 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 18 (1.07%) Mac OS
14 18 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (0.90%) HPUX
16 14 (0.84%) Debian
17 11 (0.66%) Android
17 11 (0.66%) zOS
18 7 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (16.54%) DevOps
3 227 (13.55%) ITIL
4 225 (13.43%) Configuration Management
5 177 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (9.67%) Performance Tuning
7 141 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
8 123 (7.34%) Scrum
8 123 (7.34%) Software Engineering
9 113 (6.75%) Migration
10 110 (6.57%) Service Management
11 109 (6.51%) SDLC
12 107 (6.39%) Open Source
13 95 (5.67%) Data Modelling
14 88 (5.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 88 (5.25%) ETL
15 83 (4.96%) Unit Testing
16 80 (4.78%) OO
17 79 (4.72%) Change Management
18 71 (4.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 641 (38.27%) SQL
2 442 (26.39%) Java
3 427 (25.49%) Perl
4 358 (21.37%) Python
5 255 (15.22%) PL/SQL
6 196 (11.70%) Bash Shell
7 172 (10.27%) Ruby
8 137 (8.18%) JavaScript
9 120 (7.16%) C++
10 118 (7.04%) C
11 114 (6.81%) Korn
12 80 (4.78%) PowerShell
13 75 (4.48%) PHP
13 75 (4.48%) VB
14 52 (3.10%) C#
15 43 (2.57%) COBOL
16 30 (1.79%) C-shell
17 28 (1.67%) Jython
18 23 (1.37%) MATLAB
19 20 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 276 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 228 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.25%) Degree
4 56 (3.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
7 27 (1.61%) OCP
8 24 (1.43%) AAT
9 19 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
10 13 (0.78%) CCNP
10 13 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.66%) PMP
12 10 (0.60%) BC Cleared
12 10 (0.60%) MCSE
12 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.48%) CCNA
14 8 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.81%) QA
2 32 (1.91%) SLA
3 26 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) SEPA
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.060%) DICOM
8 1 (0.060%) FATCA
8 1 (0.060%) GPG13
8 1 (0.060%) HL7
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 94 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 68 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
4 65 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
5 63 (3.76%) Docker
6 53 (3.16%) Samba
7 42 (2.51%) Postfix
8 40 (2.39%) Squid
9 35 (2.09%) vCloud
10 34 (2.03%) vSphere
11 30 (1.79%) iptables
12 28 (1.67%) HDFS
13 27 (1.61%) Apache Flume
14 19 (1.13%) Oracle Clusterware
14 19 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (1.01%) Sendmail
15 17 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 15 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (0.78%) Veritas File System
18 12 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 236 (14.09%) Puppet
2 122 (7.28%) Ansible
3 88 (5.25%) Tivoli
4 76 (4.54%) Data Guard
5 68 (4.06%) Terraform
6 65 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (3.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 57 (3.40%) Nagios
9 48 (2.87%) Packer
10 46 (2.75%) Kubernetes
11 44 (2.63%) MOM
12 42 (2.51%) logstash
13 41 (2.45%) HP SiteScope
14 35 (2.09%) ZABBIX
15 34 (2.03%) Kibana
15 34 (2.03%) Rancher
16 33 (1.97%) Control-M
17 32 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 30 (1.79%) Consul
19 29 (1.73%) Graphite
Vendors
1 740 (44.18%) Oracle
2 191 (11.40%) IBM
3 185 (11.04%) Red Hat
4 181 (10.81%) VMware
5 152 (9.07%) Informatica
6 138 (8.24%) HP
7 100 (5.97%) Atlassian
8 97 (5.79%) CA
9 85 (5.07%) Microsoft
10 64 (3.82%) Sybase
11 57 (3.40%) Veritas
12 55 (3.28%) ServiceNow
13 51 (3.04%) BMC
13 51 (3.04%) Google
13 51 (3.04%) Tableau
14 41 (2.45%) Splunk
15 40 (2.39%) Micro Focus
16 39 (2.33%) Cisco
17 37 (2.21%) Pega
18 34 (2.03%) SAP
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
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Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6months+
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London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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London
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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