The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 179 180 144
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -36
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 707 627 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 3.13% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 379 450
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.23 £38.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% -11.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.59 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £76.50 £52.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.32% -37.44%

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
21749 20060 20316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.23% 38.86% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14452 12854 12072
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 562 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.20 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 664 £400 +4.30% 171
London +29 389 £413 -8.33% 94
City of London +33 116 £400 -8.57% 35
South East -33 96 £360 -1.70% 31
Hampshire -20 39 £413 +10.00% 13
East of England -1 36 £400 +14.28% 11
North East -16 32 £410 +15.08% 1
Yorkshire +5 31 £350 +16.66% 7
North West -43 30 £375 +27.33% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 29 £410 +15.08% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 29 £410 +15.08% 1
Scotland +10 25 £300 - 3
Berkshire -12 25 £321 -20.67% 6
West Yorkshire +8 22 £350 +4.63% 7
South West -24 22 £406 +24.76% 9
Glasgow +9 18 £270 - 1
Leeds +11 17 £350 - 4
West Midlands -28 17 £350 -5.40% 4
Essex -2 15 £306 -32.00% 1
Surrey 0 11 £475 +31.03% 6
Dorset +6 10 £438 -
South Yorkshire +8 9 - -
Sheffield +5 9 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 9 - - 4
Reading -12 8 £385 -4.93% 1
Cheshire -23 8 £314 +7.08% 4
Merseyside +6 7 £450 -5.26%
Knutsford +2 7 £253 +11.72% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Southampton -5 7 £315 +14.54%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 903 (64.78%) UNIX
2 731 (52.44%) Linux
3 628 (45.05%) SQL
4 620 (44.48%) Oracle
5 412 (29.56%) Java
6 342 (24.53%) Perl
7 291 (20.88%) PL/SQL
8 282 (20.23%) Windows
9 281 (20.16%) Finance
10 279 (20.01%) Oracle Database
11 278 (19.94%) Banking
12 239 (17.14%) Python
13 219 (15.71%) XML
14 216 (15.49%) Red Hat
15 205 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
16 190 (13.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 180 (12.91%) Solaris
18 169 (12.12%) Microsoft
19 164 (11.76%) Bash Shell
20 149 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
21 148 (10.62%) WebLogic
22 147 (10.55%) SQL Server
22 147 (10.55%) Apache
23 146 (10.47%) Web Services
24 143 (10.26%) JavaScript
25 142 (10.19%) VMware
26 139 (9.97%) ITIL
27 137 (9.83%) Puppet
28 133 (9.54%) Relational Database
29 132 (9.47%) Analytical Skills

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 148 (10.62%) WebLogic
2 147 (10.55%) Apache
3 114 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 98 (7.03%) Tomcat
5 56 (4.02%) JBoss
6 43 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 42 (3.01%) IIS
7 42 (3.01%) SharePoint
8 25 (1.79%) OpenStack
9 23 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
10 21 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (1.36%) GlassFish
11 19 (1.36%) MS Exchange
12 17 (1.22%) Confluence
13 16 (1.15%) Lync
13 16 (1.15%) Tuxedo
14 15 (1.08%) SAS
14 15 (1.08%) Documentum
14 15 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 65 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.73%) MS Office
3 15 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.93%) MS Project
5 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.072%) CATIA
8 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.15%) ResourceLink
4 14 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.57%) Maximo
8 7 (0.50%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
11 4 (0.29%) Staffware
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.29%) Kondor+
12 3 (0.22%) Changepoint
12 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.87%) SaaS
3 16 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.65%) GitHub
6 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.14%) Joyent
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.072%) PaaS
9 1 (0.072%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 129 (9.25%) SAN
2 128 (9.18%) DNS
3 117 (8.39%) TCP/IP
4 75 (5.38%) Firewall
5 68 (4.88%) HTTP
6 60 (4.30%) LDAP
7 56 (4.02%) SSL
8 46 (3.30%) NAS
9 37 (2.65%) FTP
10 29 (2.08%) DHCP
10 29 (2.08%) VPN
11 27 (1.94%) SSH
12 22 (1.58%) HTTPS
13 18 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
14 17 (1.22%) Internet
14 17 (1.22%) WAN
15 16 (1.15%) SMTP
16 15 (1.08%) LAN
17 14 (1.00%) Multicast
17 14 (1.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (20.01%) Oracle Database
2 149 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 147 (10.55%) SQL Server
4 133 (9.54%) Relational Database
5 120 (8.61%) MySQL
6 119 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 66 (4.73%) RDBMS
9 51 (3.66%) NoSQL
10 41 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
11 39 (2.80%) Big Data
12 35 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (2.44%) DB2
13 34 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 34 (2.44%) MongoDB
14 29 (2.08%) PowerCenter
15 25 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (1.36%) Hadoop
17 19 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 115 (8.25%) Subversion
2 107 (7.68%) Git (software)
3 81 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 60 (4.30%) Maven
5 51 (3.66%) JIRA
6 48 (3.44%) Ant
7 45 (3.23%) Selenium
8 38 (2.73%) CruiseControl
9 33 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.01%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
12 25 (1.79%) JUnit
13 22 (1.58%) Toad
14 21 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
15 18 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.22%) Introscope
16 17 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 16 (1.15%) Hudson
18 15 (1.08%) ERwin
18 15 (1.08%) ClearCase
General
1 281 (20.16%) Finance
2 278 (19.94%) Banking
3 113 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 44 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.65%) Retail
6 33 (2.37%) Front Office
7 28 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.72%) Back Office
9 16 (1.15%) Games
10 15 (1.08%) Legal
11 14 (1.00%) Marketing
12 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.57%) Billing
14 6 (0.43%) Law
14 6 (0.43%) German Language
14 6 (0.43%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.36%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.36%) Publishing
16 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 448 (32.14%) Developer
2 182 (13.06%) Administrator
3 123 (8.82%) Analyst
4 106 (7.60%) Java Developer
5 100 (7.17%) DBA
6 79 (5.67%) Oracle DBA
7 77 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
8 69 (4.95%) Architect
9 60 (4.30%) Consultant
10 56 (4.02%) C++ Developer
11 54 (3.87%) UNIX Administrator
12 50 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 47 (3.37%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
14 45 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (2.94%) Applications Support
16 38 (2.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 35 (2.51%) Perl Developer
18 33 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 33 (2.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (15.71%) XML
2 146 (10.47%) Web Services
3 130 (9.33%) HTML
4 89 (6.38%) Spring
5 88 (6.31%) J2EE
6 87 (6.24%) Middleware
7 74 (5.31%) CSS
8 63 (4.52%) JMS
9 61 (4.38%) JSON
10 59 (4.23%) .NET
11 57 (4.09%) Ajax
12 54 (3.87%) Hibernate
12 54 (3.87%) JSP
13 53 (3.80%) XSLT
14 52 (3.73%) JDBC
14 52 (3.73%) jQuery
15 41 (2.94%) SOAP
16 31 (2.22%) Servlets
17 28 (2.01%) Struts
17 28 (2.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.09%) Open Source
3 51 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 51 (3.66%) Clustering
4 48 (3.44%) Replication
5 36 (2.58%) Data Integration
6 27 (1.94%) Derivative
7 26 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.79%) Equities
9 22 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.51%) Oracle Exalogic
11 19 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.29%) Wiki
13 16 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.08%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.00%) HACMP
16 13 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.86%) User Experience
17 12 (0.86%) DataPower
18 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 903 (64.78%) UNIX
2 731 (52.44%) Linux
3 282 (20.23%) Windows
4 190 (13.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 180 (12.91%) Solaris
6 78 (5.60%) AIX
7 52 (3.73%) SUSE
8 48 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (2.87%) CentOS
11 34 (2.44%) HPUX
11 34 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 33 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (1.87%) Windows 7
14 24 (1.72%) Debian
15 23 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.93%) VMS
17 10 (0.72%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.50%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (9.97%) ITIL
3 129 (9.25%) OO
4 127 (9.11%) Migration
5 116 (8.32%) ETL
6 109 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
7 98 (7.03%) Configuration Management
7 98 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
8 83 (5.95%) DevOps
9 80 (5.74%) Data Modelling
10 71 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (4.66%) Software Engineering
12 62 (4.45%) TDD
13 58 (4.16%) Unit Testing
14 54 (3.87%) Performance Testing
15 53 (3.80%) Scrum
15 53 (3.80%) Change Management
16 52 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 49 (3.52%) BDD
18 47 (3.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 628 (45.05%) SQL
2 412 (29.56%) Java
3 342 (24.53%) Perl
4 291 (20.88%) PL/SQL
5 239 (17.14%) Python
6 164 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 143 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 122 (8.75%) C++
9 108 (7.75%) Korn
10 105 (7.53%) PowerShell
11 95 (6.81%) Ruby
12 91 (6.53%) C
13 71 (5.09%) PHP
14 51 (3.66%) VB
15 37 (2.65%) C#
16 34 (2.44%) T-SQL
17 32 (2.30%) VBScript
18 28 (2.01%) Jython
19 26 (1.87%) sed
20 25 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 87 (6.24%) Degree
2 87 (6.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.22%) Sun Certification
5 13 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.65%) ISEB
7 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.50%) RHCE
8 6 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.29%) OCP
10 4 (0.29%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.22%) MCSE
11 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.14%) CCNA
12 2 (0.14%) HND
12 2 (0.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.95%) QA
2 24 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 24 (1.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) COREP
5 2 (0.14%) FINREP
6 1 (0.072%) COBIT
6 1 (0.072%) JTAG
6 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 91 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (5.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 65 (4.66%) Active Directory
4 54 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 20 (1.43%) XenServer
8 19 (1.36%) NFS
9 15 (1.08%) Samba
10 14 (1.00%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.93%) Firmware
12 11 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (0.79%) vSphere
13 9 (0.65%) RHEV
14 8 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 7 (0.50%) Squid
15 7 (0.50%) KVM
15 7 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.43%) vCloud
16 6 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 137 (9.83%) Puppet
2 79 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (5.02%) Tivoli
4 50 (3.59%) Data Guard
5 39 (2.80%) Control-M
6 36 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 34 (2.44%) NetBackup
8 23 (1.65%) Nagios
9 22 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (1.58%) SCOM
10 18 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (1.29%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.08%) Cobbler
12 14 (1.00%) SCCM
13 13 (0.93%) Vagrant
14 11 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
15 9 (0.65%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
16 8 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 620 (44.48%) Oracle
2 216 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 169 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 142 (10.19%) VMware
5 89 (6.38%) IBM
6 86 (6.17%) Sybase
7 71 (5.09%) HP
8 66 (4.73%) Informatica
9 51 (3.66%) Sun
10 46 (3.30%) EMC
11 42 (3.01%) SAP
12 37 (2.65%) NetApp
13 35 (2.51%) Cisco
14 34 (2.44%) Citrix
14 34 (2.44%) Veritas
15 31 (2.22%) Symantec
16 28 (2.01%) Ab Initio
17 25 (1.79%) BMC
17 25 (1.79%) CA
18 21 (1.51%) Teradata
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £8 to £10 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago