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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 183 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 692 759 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.37% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.55% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 405 464
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £415 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £38.68 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £23.91 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £48.00 £51.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +11.26%

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
20223 21403 21553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13904 14579 14605
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 549 422
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -3 656 £425 - 91
London +11 366 £463 +2.77% 34
South East -54 73 £425 +11.84% 21
City of London -10 45 £529 +17.61% 7
North East +11 41 £388 -8.82% 1
Tyne and Wear 0 40 £388 -8.82% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 40 £388 -8.82% 1
East of England +12 35 £258 -14.16% 9
South West 0 35 £350 -22.22% 5
Hampshire +4 33 £410 +17.14% 6
Scotland +3 31 £308 -27.64% 4
North West +16 30 £413 +13.79% 12
West Midlands -22 30 £450 -2.70% 2
Berkshire +15 26 £500 +14.61% 11
Gloucestershire -1 24 £360 -24.21%
Hertfordshire +19 23 £258 - 1
Yorkshire +16 22 £430 +2.99% 5
East Midlands -19 20 £400 -11.11% 2
Reading +12 19 £475 +19.12% 5
Nottinghamshire +3 18 £400 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +8 17 £430 +3.61% 5
Nottingham +1 16 £400 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +12 15 £388 +69.58% 2
Shropshire -15 15 £323 -26.22%
Telford -16 15 £323 -26.22%
Manchester +10 13 £430 +43.33% 9
Leeds +14 12 £430 +14.66% 5
Stevenage +11 12 £258 -
Croydon - 11 £488 -
Blackpool +1 9 £375 +64.11%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 908 (62.06%) Linux
2 831 (56.80%) Unix
3 645 (44.09%) Oracle
4 565 (38.62%) SQL
5 414 (28.30%) Java
6 393 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
7 321 (21.94%) Perl
8 307 (20.98%) Windows
9 303 (20.71%) Jenkins
10 296 (20.23%) Python
11 293 (20.03%) DevOps
12 291 (19.89%) Security Cleared
13 290 (19.82%) Finance
14 282 (19.28%) Git (software)
15 253 (17.29%) Puppet
16 251 (17.16%) SC Cleared
17 248 (16.95%) Configuration Management
18 231 (15.79%) Scrum
19 225 (15.38%) VMware
20 221 (15.11%) JIRA
21 218 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
21 218 (14.90%) PL/SQL
22 208 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
23 203 (13.88%) Ansible
24 197 (13.47%) Hadoop
25 195 (13.33%) Oracle Database
26 191 (13.06%) Apache
27 190 (12.99%) Maven
28 184 (12.58%) IBM
29 182 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 191 (13.06%) Apache
2 139 (9.50%) Confluence
3 126 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
4 124 (8.48%) WebSphere
5 114 (7.79%) WebLogic
6 62 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 47 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 42 (2.87%) Apache Spark
9 39 (2.67%) JBoss
10 37 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 35 (2.39%) Apache Pig
12 26 (1.78%) IBM HTTP Server
12 26 (1.78%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.78%) Tuxedo
13 20 (1.37%) nginx
14 16 (1.09%) SAS
15 14 (0.96%) IIS
15 14 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
16 13 (0.89%) CloudStack
17 10 (0.68%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 107 (7.31%) HipChat
2 63 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.71%) MS Office
4 11 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 37 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.55%) Fredhopper
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.34%) RMDS
9 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.14%) Primavera
10 2 (0.14%) Summit
11 1 (0.068%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 208 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.44%) PaaS
5 19 (1.30%) SaaS
6 18 (1.23%) IaaS
7 13 (0.89%) GitHub
8 12 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.75%) Office 365
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.34%) Route 53
11 4 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.14%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.068%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.068%) Trello
14 1 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 176 (12.03%) DNS
2 123 (8.41%) SSH
3 119 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 111 (7.59%) OpenVPN
5 107 (7.31%) OpenLDAP
6 88 (6.02%) SAN
7 76 (5.19%) SSL
8 72 (4.92%) LDAP
9 67 (4.58%) HTTP
10 65 (4.44%) Firewall
11 38 (2.60%) VPN
12 31 (2.12%) HTTPS
13 26 (1.78%) Internet
14 25 (1.71%) WAN
15 24 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
16 21 (1.44%) DHCP
17 20 (1.37%) IPsec
17 20 (1.37%) LAN
18 16 (1.09%) Network Security
19 15 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (13.47%) Hadoop
2 195 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 135 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 129 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
5 128 (8.75%) SQL Server
6 95 (6.49%) Big Data
7 92 (6.29%) Relational Database
8 90 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (4.58%) Apache Hive
10 66 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 55 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 54 (3.69%) DB2
12 54 (3.69%) RDBMS
13 48 (3.28%) MySQL
14 42 (2.87%) HBase
15 41 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
17 37 (2.53%) MongoDB
18 36 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 33 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 303 (20.71%) Jenkins
2 282 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 221 (15.11%) JIRA
4 190 (12.99%) Maven
5 179 (12.24%) JUnit
6 144 (9.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 136 (9.30%) Ant
8 110 (7.52%) SonarQube
9 103 (7.04%) JIRA Agile
9 103 (7.04%) Liquibase
10 95 (6.49%) Bitbucket
11 94 (6.43%) TeamCity
12 62 (4.24%) Subversion
13 49 (3.35%) Mockito
14 46 (3.14%) ClearCase
15 40 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
16 39 (2.67%) Spock
17 38 (2.60%) Gradle
18 35 (2.39%) Selenium
19 29 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 290 (19.82%) Finance
2 176 (12.03%) Banking
3 67 (4.58%) Retail
4 45 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.26%) Law
6 30 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 28 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.30%) Front Office
9 16 (1.09%) Legal
10 13 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.75%) Marketing
13 10 (0.68%) Military
14 9 (0.62%) Back Office
15 7 (0.48%) Electronics
16 5 (0.34%) Advertising
16 5 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.34%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 390 (26.66%) Developer
2 171 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 136 (9.30%) Administrator
4 129 (8.82%) Consultant
5 89 (6.08%) Java Developer
6 78 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
7 77 (5.26%) DBA
8 75 (5.13%) Analyst
9 73 (4.99%) Oracle Developer
10 69 (4.72%) Architect
11 68 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
12 49 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
13 47 (3.21%) Support Engineer
14 44 (3.01%) Linux Administrator
15 39 (2.67%) Senior Developer
16 35 (2.39%) Senior DevOps
16 35 (2.39%) SQL Developer
17 34 (2.32%) Applications Support
17 34 (2.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 34 (2.32%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (10.53%) XML
2 146 (9.98%) J2EE
3 134 (9.16%) HTML
4 117 (8.00%) ELK Stack
4 117 (8.00%) JSON
5 111 (7.59%) Software Packaging
6 108 (7.38%) Web Services
7 103 (7.04%) MCollective
8 99 (6.77%) SOAP
9 94 (6.43%) REST
10 90 (6.15%) CSS
10 90 (6.15%) Middleware
11 83 (5.67%) jQuery
12 80 (5.47%) Spring
13 78 (5.33%) .NET
14 77 (5.26%) JMS
15 58 (3.96%) XSLT
16 55 (3.76%) Ajax
16 55 (3.76%) AngularJS
17 50 (3.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.31%) Clustering
3 59 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 37 (2.53%) DataPower
7 33 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.05%) Equities
9 29 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
10 27 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 26 (1.78%) Replication
12 24 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (1.64%) User Experience
13 21 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.30%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.23%) Private Cloud
16 14 (0.96%) Derivative
16 14 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
16 14 (0.96%) EMC VNX
16 14 (0.96%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 908 (62.06%) Linux
2 831 (56.80%) Unix
3 307 (20.98%) Windows
4 182 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 165 (11.28%) Solaris
6 137 (9.36%) AIX
7 130 (8.89%) CentOS
8 120 (8.20%) Windows Server
9 46 (3.14%) Oracle Linux
10 26 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 25 (1.71%) SUSE
12 22 (1.50%) HPUX
13 19 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 17 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 13 (0.89%) RancherOS
17 13 (0.89%) VyOS
17 13 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (20.03%) DevOps
3 248 (16.95%) Configuration Management
4 231 (15.79%) Scrum
5 218 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 144 (9.84%) Service Management
8 135 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
9 124 (8.48%) ITIL
10 114 (7.79%) Identity Management
11 110 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
12 108 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 100 (6.84%) Workflow
14 91 (6.22%) Migration
14 91 (6.22%) TDD
15 85 (5.81%) ETL
16 80 (5.47%) Coaching
17 78 (5.33%) Case Management
18 71 (4.85%) Unit Testing
19 68 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 565 (38.62%) SQL
2 414 (28.30%) Java
3 321 (21.94%) Perl
4 296 (20.23%) Python
5 218 (14.90%) PL/SQL
6 178 (12.17%) Ruby
7 163 (11.14%) JavaScript
8 144 (9.84%) Bash Shell
9 92 (6.29%) C
10 84 (5.74%) C++
11 79 (5.40%) PowerShell
12 77 (5.26%) Korn
13 69 (4.72%) C#
14 68 (4.65%) VB
15 42 (2.87%) XPath
16 37 (2.53%) PHP
16 37 (2.53%) Scala
17 30 (2.05%) COBOL
18 15 (1.03%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 291 (19.89%) Security Cleared
2 251 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 106 (7.25%) Degree
4 63 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 55 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 47 (3.21%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (0.89%) RHCE
7 13 (0.89%) RHCT
8 12 (0.82%) AAT
9 11 (0.75%) BC Cleared
9 11 (0.75%) RHCSA
10 10 (0.68%) MCSE
10 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.68%) OCP
10 10 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.62%) RHCA
12 8 (0.55%) CCNA
12 8 (0.55%) CCNP
12 8 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.42%) QA
2 24 (1.64%) FATCA
3 18 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (1.09%) SLA
5 7 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.068%) Basel II
10 1 (0.068%) EMIR
10 1 (0.068%) MISRA
10 1 (0.068%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.068%) SEPA
System Software
1 152 (10.39%) Docker
2 112 (7.66%) Postfix
3 111 (7.59%) Squid
4 106 (7.25%) vCloud
5 81 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (2.87%) Active Directory
7 41 (2.80%) vSphere
8 34 (2.32%) HDFS
8 34 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (2.19%) NFS
10 27 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (1.30%) Samba
12 16 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 15 (1.03%) iptables
14 14 (0.96%) Xen
14 14 (0.96%) XenServer
15 13 (0.89%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.89%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 253 (17.29%) Puppet
2 203 (13.88%) Ansible
3 118 (8.07%) Terraform
4 117 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 113 (7.72%) logstash
6 112 (7.66%) ZABBIX
7 108 (7.38%) Rancher
8 107 (7.31%) Kibana
9 84 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
10 75 (5.13%) Tivoli
11 39 (2.67%) HP SiteScope
11 39 (2.67%) Nagios
12 34 (2.32%) Data Guard
13 32 (2.19%) Packer
14 29 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
15 26 (1.78%) Consul
16 25 (1.71%) MOM
17 22 (1.50%) HAProxy
18 21 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
19 20 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 645 (44.09%) Oracle
2 225 (15.38%) VMware
3 184 (12.58%) IBM
4 170 (11.62%) Red Hat
5 114 (7.79%) Microsoft
6 112 (7.66%) Atlassian
7 107 (7.31%) HP
8 106 (7.25%) Sonatype
9 73 (4.99%) Informatica
10 58 (3.96%) Splunk
11 51 (3.49%) CA
12 47 (3.21%) Sun
13 45 (3.08%) Cisco
13 45 (3.08%) Solace
14 40 (2.73%) NetApp
15 37 (2.53%) AppDynamics
16 36 (2.46%) SAP
17 35 (2.39%) webMethods
18 34 (2.32%) EMC
19 33 (2.26%) Sybase
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