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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 160 181 190
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 873 718 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 3.39% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 401 372
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.03% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.28 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £39.25 £84.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -32.02%

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
21274 21188 20668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.17% 37.35% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14624 13782 13437
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 447 490
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +26 811 £425 +7.59% 105
London -3 342 £450 - 40
South East -17 142 £400 -5.88% 21
West Midlands +60 110 £425 +9.67% 10
City of London +56 77 £475 +5.55% 10
Shropshire +13 65 £400 - 1
Telford +12 64 £400 - 1
North East +3 48 £320 +6.66% 1
North West +14 47 £450 +23.28% 8
Tyne and Wear +2 46 £320 +6.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 46 £320 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire +11 44 £675 +107.69% 11
Scotland -13 37 £380 +1.33% 8
Surrey -19 37 £425 - 4
Hampshire -19 31 £380 +1.33% 7
East of England +4 30 £333 -5.00% 8
South Yorkshire +23 29 £725 +38.09% 2
Sheffield +8 28 £725 +38.09% 1
South West +2 26 £360 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +13 25 £450 -10.00% 9
East Midlands -13 22 £425 +30.76% 1
Kent -9 21 £325 -30.18%
Nottinghamshire -12 20 £425 +30.76%
Manchester +2 19 £451 +9.32% 4
Nottingham -11 19 £425 +30.76%
Edinburgh +1 16 £445 +18.66% 2
Solihull - 16 - - 2
Lancashire +14 15 £303 -13.44% 2
Camberley -4 15 £425 +2.10% 1
Essex +19 13 £350 +25.00%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 995 (63.70%) Unix
2 879 (56.27%) Linux
3 741 (47.44%) Oracle
4 630 (40.33%) SQL
5 468 (29.96%) Java
6 451 (28.87%) Perl
7 371 (23.75%) Python
8 368 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
9 330 (21.13%) Finance
10 302 (19.33%) Windows
11 301 (19.27%) PL/SQL
12 257 (16.45%) Oracle Database
13 238 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 223 (14.28%) Solaris
15 222 (14.21%) Red Hat
16 209 (13.38%) Bash Shell
17 199 (12.74%) Security Cleared
18 196 (12.55%) DevOps
19 194 (12.42%) Puppet
20 190 (12.16%) ITIL
21 189 (12.10%) AIX
22 181 (11.59%) SAN
23 178 (11.40%) IBM
23 178 (11.40%) VMware
24 175 (11.20%) JavaScript
25 171 (10.95%) Informatica
26 170 (10.88%) WebLogic
27 169 (10.82%) Banking
28 165 (10.56%) Configuration Management
29 162 (10.37%) Git (software)

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
1 170 (10.88%) WebLogic
2 142 (9.09%) Apache
3 123 (7.87%) WebSphere
4 82 (5.25%) OpenStack
5 75 (4.80%) Tomcat
6 69 (4.42%) SAS
7 68 (4.35%) Confluence
8 67 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 46 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
10 45 (2.88%) JBoss
11 32 (2.05%) Apache Pig
12 26 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (1.22%) MQSeries
14 18 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
14 18 (1.15%) SharePoint
15 16 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
15 16 (1.02%) Tuxedo
16 15 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 14 (0.90%) Documentum
17 14 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.09%) MS Office
3 16 (1.02%) HipChat
4 15 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.70%) SPSS
5 11 (0.70%) Stata
6 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.13%) Weka
9 1 (0.064%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 32 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
3 22 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.64%) OpenText Process Suite
6 9 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.19%) RMDS
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.13%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.13%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.92%) SaaS
5 13 (0.83%) PaaS
6 12 (0.77%) IaaS
7 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.45%) Force.com
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.13%) GitHub
12 2 (0.13%) Office 365
13 1 (0.064%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.064%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.064%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 181 (11.59%) SAN
2 121 (7.75%) DNS
3 113 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 84 (5.38%) SSL
5 82 (5.25%) HTTP
6 80 (5.12%) LDAP
7 67 (4.29%) Firewall
8 39 (2.50%) NAS
9 33 (2.11%) SNMP
10 32 (2.05%) FTP
11 31 (1.98%) HTTPS
12 28 (1.79%) iSCSI
13 27 (1.73%) Internet
14 25 (1.60%) WAN
15 20 (1.28%) DHCP
16 18 (1.15%) VPN
17 17 (1.09%) SSH
18 15 (0.96%) SMTP
18 15 (0.96%) Wireshark
19 12 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (16.45%) Oracle Database
2 159 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 144 (9.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 130 (8.32%) Hadoop
5 113 (7.23%) MySQL
6 102 (6.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 100 (6.40%) BusinessObjects
8 99 (6.34%) Relational Database
9 91 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (5.38%) Apache Hive
11 75 (4.80%) MongoDB
12 73 (4.67%) Big Data
13 63 (4.03%) DB2
14 62 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
15 59 (3.78%) HBase
16 56 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
17 55 (3.52%) Pentaho
18 45 (2.88%) RDBMS
19 40 (2.56%) NoSQL
20 38 (2.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 162 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 155 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 124 (7.94%) JIRA
4 104 (6.66%) Subversion
5 73 (4.67%) Maven
6 72 (4.61%) ClearCase
7 61 (3.91%) Vagrant
8 51 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 50 (3.20%) Ant
10 46 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
11 39 (2.50%) ERwin
11 39 (2.50%) Selenium
12 38 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 37 (2.37%) Cucumber
13 37 (2.37%) JUnit
14 34 (2.18%) ClearQuest
14 34 (2.18%) Eclipse
15 33 (2.11%) Introscope
16 24 (1.54%) JMeter
16 24 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 330 (21.13%) Finance
2 169 (10.82%) Banking
3 68 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 44 (2.82%) Retail
5 37 (2.37%) Front Office
6 31 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.02%) Back Office
9 13 (0.83%) Games
10 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.77%) Marketing
11 7 (0.45%) Automotive
12 6 (0.38%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Publishing
14 3 (0.19%) Billing
14 3 (0.19%) Law
14 3 (0.19%) Legal
14 3 (0.19%) Military
15 2 (0.13%) Avionics
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 436 (27.91%) Developer
2 204 (13.06%) Administrator
3 134 (8.58%) DBA
4 123 (7.87%) Architect
5 120 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 95 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
7 94 (6.02%) Oracle DBA
8 92 (5.89%) Consultant
9 91 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 89 (5.70%) Analyst
11 74 (4.74%) Oracle Developer
12 73 (4.67%) Java Developer
13 63 (4.03%) Unix Administrator
14 61 (3.91%) Applications Support
15 58 (3.71%) Senior Developer
16 57 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
17 54 (3.46%) SQL Developer
18 51 (3.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
19 46 (2.94%) Support Engineer
19 46 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (10.24%) XML
2 127 (8.13%) J2EE
3 117 (7.49%) HTML
4 116 (7.43%) Middleware
5 100 (6.40%) Web Services
6 88 (5.63%) .NET
7 73 (4.67%) JSON
8 72 (4.61%) CSS
9 70 (4.48%) SOAP
10 54 (3.46%) REST
11 50 (3.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 43 (2.75%) JMS
13 40 (2.56%) Spring
14 34 (2.18%) ELK Stack
15 33 (2.11%) Java EE
15 33 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (2.05%) Sensu
17 30 (1.92%) Hibernate
18 28 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
19 25 (1.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.85%) Clustering
3 58 (3.71%) Replication
4 53 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.88%) DataPower
6 45 (2.88%) Equities
7 43 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.75%) Visualisation
8 36 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.92%) PKI
10 27 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.73%) Derivative
11 26 (1.66%) Data Integration
12 24 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.09%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.09%) HACMP
15 12 (0.77%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 995 (63.70%) Unix
2 879 (56.27%) Linux
3 302 (19.33%) Windows
4 238 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 223 (14.28%) Solaris
6 189 (12.10%) AIX
7 89 (5.70%) Windows Server
8 63 (4.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 43 (2.75%) Mac OS X
10 38 (2.43%) CentOS
11 37 (2.37%) Oracle Linux
12 31 (1.98%) SUSE
13 28 (1.79%) Ubuntu
14 22 (1.41%) HPUX
15 18 (1.15%) Debian
16 12 (0.77%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.77%) Mac OS X Server
17 11 (0.70%) Android
18 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (12.55%) DevOps
3 190 (12.16%) ITIL
4 165 (10.56%) Configuration Management
5 162 (10.37%) Performance Tuning
6 142 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 133 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 124 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 105 (6.72%) Open Source
10 100 (6.40%) OO
10 100 (6.40%) Scrum
11 97 (6.21%) High Availability
11 97 (6.21%) SDLC
12 96 (6.15%) Software Engineering
13 94 (6.02%) Waterfall
14 93 (5.95%) Migration
15 89 (5.70%) RUP
16 88 (5.63%) Change Management
17 75 (4.80%) TDD
18 73 (4.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 630 (40.33%) SQL
2 468 (29.96%) Java
3 451 (28.87%) Perl
4 371 (23.75%) Python
5 301 (19.27%) PL/SQL
6 209 (13.38%) Bash Shell
7 175 (11.20%) JavaScript
8 159 (10.18%) Ruby
9 129 (8.26%) Korn
10 112 (7.17%) C++
11 96 (6.15%) C#
12 91 (5.83%) C
13 72 (4.61%) PHP
14 64 (4.10%) PowerShell
15 53 (3.39%) VB
16 39 (2.50%) Jython
17 35 (2.24%) C-shell
18 31 (1.98%) AWK
19 29 (1.86%) sed
20 21 (1.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 199 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 146 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 112 (7.17%) Degree
4 28 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.34%) OCP
7 14 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.64%) AAT
9 10 (0.64%) ISEB
10 9 (0.58%) MCSE
10 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.45%) CCNP
12 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.38%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.32%) CCNA
13 5 (0.32%) RHCE
14 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.23%) QA
2 32 (2.05%) SLA
3 10 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.26%) DICOM
4 4 (0.26%) HL7
4 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.26%) WAI
5 3 (0.19%) SDET
5 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.19%) WCAG
6 2 (0.13%) GPG13
7 1 (0.064%) Basel II
7 1 (0.064%) COREP
7 1 (0.064%) FINREP
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.064%) TickIT
System Software
1 122 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
3 51 (3.27%) Samba
4 50 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 38 (2.43%) vSphere
6 31 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 30 (1.92%) Veritas File System
8 29 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (1.73%) NFS
10 24 (1.54%) iptables
11 22 (1.41%) HDFS
12 21 (1.34%) Apache Flume
12 21 (1.34%) Docker
13 20 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
14 18 (1.15%) VMware ESX
15 16 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (0.96%) Sendmail
16 15 (0.96%) XenServer
17 14 (0.90%) Xen
18 13 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 194 (12.42%) Puppet
2 73 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 72 (4.61%) Ansible
3 72 (4.61%) Tivoli
4 71 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 66 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (3.27%) Packer
7 50 (3.20%) Nagios
8 40 (2.56%) Terraform
9 36 (2.30%) Graphite
10 30 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 26 (1.66%) Control-M
12 24 (1.54%) Cobbler
12 24 (1.54%) Uchiwa
13 20 (1.28%) Cacti
13 20 (1.28%) HP SiteScope
13 20 (1.28%) NetBackup
14 19 (1.22%) MOM
14 19 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 15 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 741 (47.44%) Oracle
2 222 (14.21%) Red Hat
3 178 (11.40%) IBM
3 178 (11.40%) VMware
4 171 (10.95%) Informatica
5 124 (7.94%) HP
6 93 (5.95%) Veritas
7 91 (5.83%) Sybase
8 84 (5.38%) CA
9 76 (4.87%) Pega
10 60 (3.84%) Atlassian
11 53 (3.39%) Microsoft
12 51 (3.27%) Tableau
12 51 (3.27%) webMethods
13 50 (3.20%) Google
14 49 (3.14%) Sun
15 44 (2.82%) SAP
16 42 (2.69%) BEA
17 39 (2.50%) EMC
18 36 (2.30%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on Skills
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago