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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 174 186 188
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 780 752 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.30% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 3.40% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 441 376
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 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.91 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £83.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £33.73
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.46%

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
21531 22087 21370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.26% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 15025 13861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 524 417
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 734 £425 - 110
London -6 365 £475 +5.55% 41
South East -30 131 £425 +4.29% 16
Berkshire +32 69 £500 +1.01% 3
City of London -7 52 £525 +23.52% 10
West Midlands +1 48 £450 - 2
East of England +37 45 £300 -35.30% 13
North East +5 40 £320 +11.30% 2
Tyne and Wear +6 39 £320 +11.30% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 38 £320 +11.30% 1
Scotland +10 36 £350 -6.66% 9
South West +3 33 £375 -16.66% 12
North West +23 31 £420 +8.38% 10
Hampshire -11 31 £400 +5.26% 4
Bracknell +7 22 £500 +17.64%
Yorkshire +6 22 £430 +22.85% 9
Gloucestershire +3 22 £375 -11.76% 2
Croydon - 21 £495 -
Hertfordshire +15 19 £254 - 4
West Yorkshire -2 18 £430 +22.85% 9
East Midlands -4 17 £408 +16.42% 5
Glasgow +5 16 £400 +6.66% 6
Reading +2 15 £388 -22.50% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 14 £425 +21.42% 2
Stevenage +17 13 £250 -
Nottingham -9 13 £425 +21.42% 2
Shropshire -24 13 £316 -25.76%
Cheshire +22 12 £415 -36.15%
Surrey -20 11 £425 +2.40% 6
Telford -27 10 £316 -25.76%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1021 (62.83%) Linux
2 962 (59.20%) Unix
3 730 (44.92%) Oracle
4 618 (38.03%) SQL
5 425 (26.15%) Java
6 397 (24.43%) Perl
7 395 (24.31%) Windows
8 366 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
9 333 (20.49%) Security Cleared
10 325 (20.00%) Python
11 310 (19.08%) Finance
12 294 (18.09%) DevOps
13 292 (17.97%) Configuration Management
14 278 (17.11%) SC Cleared
15 271 (16.68%) Jenkins
16 262 (16.12%) Git (software)
17 259 (15.94%) Puppet
18 249 (15.32%) PL/SQL
19 237 (14.58%) Oracle Database
20 226 (13.91%) VMware
21 224 (13.78%) Apache
22 219 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 213 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
24 205 (12.62%) ITIL
25 203 (12.49%) IBM
26 201 (12.37%) Red Hat
26 201 (12.37%) DNS
27 190 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
28 184 (11.32%) JIRA
29 178 (10.95%) Solaris

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
1 224 (13.78%) Apache
2 150 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 130 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 119 (7.32%) Confluence
5 102 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
6 80 (4.92%) Tomcat
7 62 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 41 (2.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 36 (2.22%) JBoss
10 35 (2.15%) OpenStack
10 35 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
11 33 (2.03%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.85%) Apache Pig
13 28 (1.72%) SharePoint
14 27 (1.66%) Tuxedo
15 24 (1.48%) SAS
16 13 (0.80%) MQSeries
17 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
18 10 (0.62%) nginx
18 10 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (5.91%) HipChat
2 71 (4.37%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.72%) MS Office
4 19 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.37%) MS Project
8 5 (0.31%) SPSS
8 5 (0.31%) Stata
9 4 (0.25%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 49 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
3 38 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.31%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.12%) Primavera
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 190 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.42%) SaaS
5 15 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (0.86%) PaaS
7 13 (0.80%) IaaS
8 12 (0.74%) Office 365
9 11 (0.68%) GitHub
10 7 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.31%) Route 53
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.062%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 201 (12.37%) DNS
2 148 (9.11%) TCP/IP
3 133 (8.18%) SAN
4 106 (6.52%) SSH
5 95 (5.85%) OpenVPN
6 94 (5.78%) Firewall
6 94 (5.78%) HTTP
7 91 (5.60%) LDAP
7 91 (5.60%) OpenLDAP
7 91 (5.60%) SSL
8 41 (2.52%) HTTPS
8 41 (2.52%) WAN
9 38 (2.34%) VPN
10 30 (1.85%) Network Security
11 29 (1.78%) iSCSI
12 26 (1.60%) DHCP
13 21 (1.29%) FTP
14 20 (1.23%) LAN
15 18 (1.11%) Internet
15 18 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 173 (10.65%) Hadoop
3 168 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 151 (9.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 115 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
6 103 (6.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 96 (5.91%) DB2
8 90 (5.54%) Relational Database
9 73 (4.49%) Big Data
10 71 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
11 69 (4.25%) MySQL
12 65 (4.00%) RDBMS
13 58 (3.57%) Apache Hive
14 55 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 53 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
16 40 (2.46%) HBase
17 37 (2.28%) MongoDB
17 37 (2.28%) NoSQL
18 31 (1.91%) Oracle Discoverer
19 30 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 271 (16.68%) Jenkins
2 262 (16.12%) Git (software)
3 184 (11.32%) JIRA
4 145 (8.92%) Maven
5 134 (8.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 127 (7.82%) JUnit
7 121 (7.45%) Ant
8 93 (5.72%) SonarQube
9 87 (5.35%) JIRA Agile
9 87 (5.35%) Liquibase
10 86 (5.29%) Bitbucket
11 76 (4.68%) Subversion
12 60 (3.69%) ClearCase
13 55 (3.38%) TeamCity
14 41 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
15 39 (2.40%) Vagrant
16 32 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (1.78%) Eclipse
18 29 (1.78%) Selenium
General
1 310 (19.08%) Finance
2 155 (9.54%) Banking
3 69 (4.25%) Retail
4 45 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.91%) Financial Institution
5 31 (1.91%) Front Office
5 31 (1.91%) Law
6 17 (1.05%) Legal
6 17 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 14 (0.86%) Military
8 12 (0.74%) Back Office
9 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.43%) Marketing
11 5 (0.31%) Publishing
12 4 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.18%) Advertising
13 3 (0.18%) Electronics
13 3 (0.18%) Games
13 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 410 (25.23%) Developer
2 180 (11.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 169 (10.40%) Administrator
4 133 (8.18%) DBA
5 122 (7.51%) Consultant
6 104 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
7 98 (6.03%) Oracle DBA
8 93 (5.72%) Architect
9 76 (4.68%) Java Developer
10 75 (4.62%) Analyst
11 71 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
12 68 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
13 50 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
14 47 (2.89%) Unix Engineer
15 44 (2.71%) Unix Administrator
16 43 (2.65%) Support Engineer
17 40 (2.46%) Configuration Manager
18 39 (2.40%) SQL Developer
19 38 (2.34%) Applications Support
20 36 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (9.54%) J2EE
2 130 (8.00%) XML
3 123 (7.57%) Middleware
4 118 (7.26%) HTML
5 110 (6.77%) JSON
6 101 (6.22%) ELK Stack
7 94 (5.78%) Software Packaging
8 88 (5.42%) CSS
9 87 (5.35%) MCollective
10 82 (5.05%) .NET
11 79 (4.86%) Web Services
12 64 (3.94%) jQuery
13 59 (3.63%) SOAP
14 57 (3.51%) REST
15 52 (3.20%) JMS
16 48 (2.95%) Ajax
17 47 (2.89%) Spring
18 42 (2.58%) XSLT
19 38 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
19 38 (2.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (5.48%) Clustering
3 76 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 48 (2.95%) DataPower
5 46 (2.83%) Replication
6 37 (2.28%) Fixed Income
7 35 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 33 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.91%) Equities
10 30 (1.85%) Mainframe
11 27 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.11%) PKI
15 16 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.86%) Derivative
17 14 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
18 13 (0.80%) Algorithms
18 13 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1021 (62.83%) Linux
2 962 (59.20%) Unix
3 395 (24.31%) Windows
4 219 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 178 (10.95%) Solaris
6 165 (10.15%) AIX
7 132 (8.12%) Windows Server
8 121 (7.45%) CentOS
9 44 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
10 37 (2.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 28 (1.72%) SUSE
12 22 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 22 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.29%) Mac OS
14 20 (1.23%) HPUX
15 13 (0.80%) Debian
15 13 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.74%) Android
16 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (18.09%) DevOps
3 292 (17.97%) Configuration Management
4 213 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
5 205 (12.62%) ITIL
6 173 (10.65%) Scrum
7 156 (9.60%) Service Management
8 153 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
9 136 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 119 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 103 (6.34%) SDLC
12 100 (6.15%) Identity Management
13 94 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 89 (5.48%) Workflow
15 88 (5.42%) Migration
16 82 (5.05%) ETL
17 80 (4.92%) Case Management
18 78 (4.80%) Software Engineering
19 76 (4.68%) Coaching
20 75 (4.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 618 (38.03%) SQL
2 425 (26.15%) Java
3 397 (24.43%) Perl
4 325 (20.00%) Python
5 249 (15.32%) PL/SQL
6 172 (10.58%) Ruby
7 159 (9.78%) Bash Shell
8 152 (9.35%) JavaScript
9 109 (6.71%) C
10 102 (6.28%) C++
11 89 (5.48%) PowerShell
12 88 (5.42%) Korn
13 80 (4.92%) VB
14 61 (3.75%) PHP
15 54 (3.32%) C#
16 35 (2.15%) COBOL
17 22 (1.35%) C-shell
17 22 (1.35%) Scala
17 22 (1.35%) XPath
18 20 (1.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 333 (20.49%) Security Cleared
2 278 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 92 (5.66%) Degree
4 78 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 45 (2.77%) CTC Cleared
5 45 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.78%) Oracle Certification
7 25 (1.54%) OCP
8 24 (1.48%) AAT
9 14 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.80%) MCSE
11 12 (0.74%) BC Cleared
11 12 (0.74%) RHCT
12 11 (0.68%) CCNP
12 11 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.68%) RHCE
12 11 (0.68%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.62%) CCNA
13 10 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.32%) QA
2 33 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (1.91%) SLA
4 10 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.55%) FATCA
6 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) SEPA
11 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.062%) MISRA
11 1 (0.062%) MISRA C
System Software
1 131 (8.06%) Docker
2 98 (6.03%) Postfix
2 98 (6.03%) Squid
3 90 (5.54%) vCloud
4 81 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (4.43%) Oracle RAC
6 71 (4.37%) Active Directory
7 70 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (2.71%) vSphere
9 37 (2.28%) Samba
10 33 (2.03%) iptables
11 32 (1.97%) HDFS
12 20 (1.23%) Sendmail
13 18 (1.11%) Apache Flume
13 18 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 18 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (0.92%) NFS
16 13 (0.80%) Oracle Clusterware
17 12 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 259 (15.94%) Puppet
2 172 (10.58%) Ansible
3 104 (6.40%) Kubernetes
4 102 (6.28%) Terraform
5 99 (6.09%) Tivoli
6 94 (5.78%) ZABBIX
7 93 (5.72%) logstash
8 92 (5.66%) Rancher
9 89 (5.48%) Kibana
10 81 (4.98%) Data Guard
11 70 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
12 63 (3.88%) Nagios
13 56 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
14 53 (3.26%) MOM
15 52 (3.20%) HP SiteScope
16 26 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 25 (1.54%) Packer
18 24 (1.48%) Control-M
19 21 (1.29%) Cacti
20 20 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 730 (44.92%) Oracle
2 226 (13.91%) VMware
3 203 (12.49%) IBM
4 201 (12.37%) Red Hat
5 136 (8.37%) HP
6 121 (7.45%) Atlassian
7 110 (6.77%) Microsoft
8 90 (5.54%) Sonatype
9 83 (5.11%) Informatica
10 79 (4.86%) CA
11 62 (3.82%) ServiceNow
12 53 (3.26%) BMC
13 51 (3.14%) Splunk
14 39 (2.40%) Cisco
14 39 (2.40%) Sybase
15 36 (2.22%) SAP
16 34 (2.09%) webMethods
17 33 (2.03%) Sun
18 32 (1.97%) Veritas
19 31 (1.91%) EMC
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