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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 180 181 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 698 619 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.18% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 3.14% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 347 355
Average daily rate
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£404 £386 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 26
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £32.25 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.75 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-28.76% +13.70%

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
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +9 615 £413 +3.12% 134
London -3 280 £450 +5.88% 61
South East +31 148 £450 +24.13% 37
City of London +3 60 £450 - 22
Hampshire +3 44 £425 +13.33% 9
Surrey +34 42 £425 +25.00% 9
Scotland -16 42 £375 +9.09% 11
North West -14 35 £375 +20.96% 2
East of England +13 34 £350 -12.50% 19
Yorkshire +1 31 £338 -6.89% 4
East Midlands +12 30 £325 -18.75%
West Yorkshire +7 29 £338 +3.84% 2
Glasgow -7 29 £375 - 6
Leeds +5 25 £350 -3.44% 2
Hertfordshire +20 23 £360 - 4
Nottingham - 23 £336 -
Nottinghamshire - 23 £336 -
West Midlands -24 19 £375 +17.64% 3
South West -4 18 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -19 18 £500 +63.93% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 15 £369 +40.47% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 15 £300 +58.73%
Tyne and Wear -3 15 £300 +58.73%
North East -3 15 £300 +58.73%
Gloucestershire -14 14 £375 +7.14% 2
Manchester -6 12 £388 +55.10%
Oxfordshire - 12 £475 - 1
County Antrim +11 11 £350 - 1
Belfast +9 11 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland +9 11 £350 - 4

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 879 (63.70%) UNIX
2 713 (51.67%) Linux
3 629 (45.58%) Oracle
4 576 (41.74%) SQL
5 389 (28.19%) Java
6 368 (26.67%) Perl
7 326 (23.62%) Windows
8 313 (22.68%) Python
9 297 (21.52%) PL/SQL
10 263 (19.06%) Finance
11 233 (16.88%) Oracle Database
12 230 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 189 (13.70%) Red Hat
14 181 (13.12%) Solaris
15 179 (12.97%) Security Cleared
16 172 (12.46%) Banking
17 167 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 164 (11.88%) Bash Shell
19 161 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
20 158 (11.45%) Puppet
21 157 (11.38%) SQL Server
22 151 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
23 150 (10.87%) JavaScript
24 148 (10.72%) VMware
25 143 (10.36%) XML
26 142 (10.29%) Relational Database
27 134 (9.71%) WebLogic
28 132 (9.57%) DNS
29 129 (9.35%) Apache
29 129 (9.35%) Ruby

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 134 (9.71%) WebLogic
2 129 (9.35%) Apache
3 98 (7.10%) WebSphere
4 70 (5.07%) Tomcat
5 48 (3.48%) IIS
6 36 (2.61%) JBoss
7 34 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (2.10%) OpenStack
9 24 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
10 21 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.38%) SAS
12 18 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
12 18 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (1.23%) SharePoint
14 16 (1.16%) MS Exchange
15 14 (1.01%) nginx
16 11 (0.80%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.80%) Oracle 10gAS
16 11 (0.80%) CMS
17 10 (0.72%) iPlanet
Applications
1 60 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.17%) MS Office
3 14 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.65%) MS Project
5 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.072%) Weka
6 1 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.072%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 25 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.51%) Maximo
6 7 (0.51%) Global One
6 7 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.22%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.22%) RMDS
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.22%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.17%) Heroku
4 17 (1.23%) GitHub
4 17 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.58%) Engine Yard
7 7 (0.51%) PaaS
8 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.36%) SaaS
9 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Boomi
11 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 132 (9.57%) DNS
2 107 (7.75%) LDAP
3 97 (7.03%) TCP/IP
4 95 (6.88%) SAN
5 92 (6.67%) Firewall
6 53 (3.84%) SSL
7 49 (3.55%) HTTP
8 32 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
8 32 (2.32%) NAS
9 31 (2.25%) WAN
10 29 (2.10%) LAN
11 26 (1.88%) DHCP
12 25 (1.81%) VPN
13 21 (1.52%) FTP
14 16 (1.16%) SMTP
14 16 (1.16%) VLAN
15 15 (1.09%) DMZ
15 15 (1.09%) Internet
16 14 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 157 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 151 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 142 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 114 (8.26%) MySQL
6 94 (6.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 93 (6.74%) RDBMS
8 65 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (4.57%) Oracle Reports
10 48 (3.48%) MongoDB
11 44 (3.19%) Hadoop
12 42 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
13 38 (2.75%) DB2
14 36 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
15 26 (1.88%) NoSQL
16 21 (1.52%) PowerCenter
17 17 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
18 14 (1.01%) SQLPlus
18 14 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 118 (8.55%) Jenkins
2 105 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.51%) Subversion
4 50 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 42 (3.04%) Ant
6 41 (2.97%) JIRA
7 35 (2.54%) Maven
8 30 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 28 (2.03%) Selenium
10 24 (1.74%) CruiseControl
11 21 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.52%) Introscope
11 21 (1.52%) Toad
12 18 (1.30%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.01%) LoadRunner
13 14 (1.01%) ProC
14 12 (0.87%) ClearCase
14 12 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.80%) TestDirector
General
1 263 (19.06%) Finance
2 172 (12.46%) Banking
3 63 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 49 (3.55%) Front Office
5 35 (2.54%) Retail
6 27 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.09%) Back Office
8 13 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.65%) Marketing
10 8 (0.58%) Billing
11 5 (0.36%) Law
12 4 (0.29%) Publishing
12 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Advertising
14 2 (0.14%) Legal
14 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.072%) German Language
Job Titles
1 411 (29.78%) Developer
2 159 (11.52%) Analyst
3 147 (10.65%) Administrator
4 77 (5.58%) DBA
5 72 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
6 65 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
7 61 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (4.20%) Consultant
9 56 (4.06%) Oracle DBA
10 54 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 52 (3.77%) Applications Support
12 50 (3.62%) Java Developer
12 50 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
13 49 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
13 49 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 42 (3.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 38 (2.75%) Architect
16 35 (2.54%) Test Analyst
16 35 (2.54%) Senior Developer
17 33 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (10.36%) XML
2 112 (8.12%) J2EE
2 112 (8.12%) Web Services
3 101 (7.32%) Middleware
4 94 (6.81%) HTML
5 82 (5.94%) .NET
6 64 (4.64%) CSS
7 42 (3.04%) Spring
8 41 (2.97%) JSON
9 40 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
10 34 (2.46%) JMS
11 33 (2.39%) JSP
12 32 (2.32%) ASP.NET
12 32 (2.32%) Ajax
13 30 (2.17%) XSLT
14 29 (2.10%) SOAP
15 27 (1.96%) WCF
15 27 (1.96%) JDBC
16 26 (1.88%) Ruby on Rails
17 22 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.43%) Clustering
3 45 (3.26%) Open Source
4 44 (3.19%) Equities
5 35 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.25%) Derivative
7 22 (1.59%) Replication
8 21 (1.52%) PKI
9 20 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.45%) Wiki
10 19 (1.38%) DataPower
10 19 (1.38%) Data Integration
11 18 (1.30%) Device Driver
12 17 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 16 (1.16%) HACMP
13 16 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.01%) Data Extraction
15 12 (0.87%) SWIFT
15 12 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 879 (63.70%) UNIX
2 713 (51.67%) Linux
3 326 (23.62%) Windows
4 181 (13.12%) Solaris
5 167 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 122 (8.84%) AIX
7 66 (4.78%) HPUX
8 61 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (3.91%) CentOS
10 39 (2.83%) Mac OS X
11 37 (2.68%) Ubuntu
12 33 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 19 (1.38%) SUSE
15 18 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
17 15 (1.09%) Fedora
18 14 (1.01%) Android
19 13 (0.94%) Windows XP
20 12 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
3 124 (8.99%) Configuration Management
4 120 (8.70%) ITIL
5 99 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (6.88%) ETL
6 95 (6.88%) DevOps
7 89 (6.45%) OO
8 71 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (5.07%) Load Balancing
10 66 (4.78%) Unit Testing
11 64 (4.64%) CRM
12 58 (4.20%) Migration
13 57 (4.13%) Project Management
14 56 (4.06%) Data Modelling
15 52 (3.77%) Scrum
15 52 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 47 (3.41%) Problem Management
17 46 (3.33%) Release Management
17 46 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 576 (41.74%) SQL
2 389 (28.19%) Java
3 368 (26.67%) Perl
4 313 (22.68%) Python
5 297 (21.52%) PL/SQL
6 164 (11.88%) Bash Shell
7 150 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 129 (9.35%) Ruby
9 124 (8.99%) C++
10 117 (8.48%) PowerShell
11 106 (7.68%) Korn
12 88 (6.38%) C#
13 79 (5.72%) C
14 76 (5.51%) PHP
15 39 (2.83%) T-SQL
16 35 (2.54%) VB
17 25 (1.81%) VBScript
18 21 (1.52%) Jython
19 17 (1.23%) Go
20 13 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 179 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 123 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 108 (7.83%) Degree
4 50 (3.62%) DV Cleared
5 32 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.94%) CISSP
6 13 (0.94%) ISEB
7 11 (0.80%) RHCE
8 10 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.43%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.36%) RHCA
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.29%) CEH
11 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.29%) OSCP
12 3 (0.22%) GIAC
12 3 (0.22%) CCNA
13 2 (0.14%) CCSP
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.00%) QA
2 49 (3.55%) SLA
3 15 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.43%) HL7
5 6 (0.43%) DICOM
6 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.072%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (2.25%) vSphere
5 20 (1.45%) Sendmail
6 17 (1.23%) Oracle Clusterware
6 17 (1.23%) HDFS
6 17 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 15 (1.09%) Samba
8 13 (0.94%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.87%) Docker
10 11 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 10 (0.72%) Shibboleth
12 9 (0.65%) NFS
12 9 (0.65%) Firmware
13 8 (0.58%) Xen
13 8 (0.58%) GPFS
14 6 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 158 (11.45%) Puppet
2 61 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (4.20%) Tivoli
4 46 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 35 (2.54%) Cobbler
6 33 (2.39%) Control-M
7 30 (2.17%) Data Guard
8 28 (2.03%) Nagios
8 28 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (1.88%) NetBackup
10 24 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 23 (1.67%) Ansible
12 21 (1.52%) OpenView
13 17 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (0.87%) Salt
15 11 (0.80%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.80%) SCCM
15 11 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
15 11 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 629 (45.58%) Oracle
2 189 (13.70%) Red Hat
3 148 (10.72%) VMware
4 126 (9.13%) IBM
5 113 (8.19%) Informatica
6 107 (7.75%) HP
7 103 (7.46%) Microsoft
8 58 (4.20%) Sun
9 55 (3.99%) Sybase
10 54 (3.91%) Cisco
11 46 (3.33%) Veritas
12 43 (3.12%) Business Objects
13 39 (2.83%) NetApp
14 32 (2.32%) EMC
15 31 (2.25%) BEA
16 29 (2.10%) McAfee
17 28 (2.03%) Ab Initio
17 28 (2.03%) Pega
18 27 (1.96%) webMethods
19 26 (1.88%) TIBCO
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago