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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 173 178 175
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 713 647 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.19% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.17% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 372 327
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 26
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.85 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +10.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £32.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £43.75 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-28.76% -1.35%

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
20851 20378 17900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 37.41% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13565 13266 11015
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 481 644
Average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £18.10 £15.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £43.75
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 1 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 1 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 643 £390 -2.50% 122
London +6 297 £450 +3.74% 59
South East +15 148 £425 +13.33% 28
City of London -7 58 £450 -0.55% 21
Hampshire +4 52 £375 -4.76% 5
Surrey +30 45 £425 +21.42% 10
East Midlands +29 41 £325 -18.75%
Yorkshire +11 36 £325 -25.71% 5
West Yorkshire +7 33 £325 -25.71% 5
Scotland -21 32 £375 +5.63% 10
North West -22 32 £365 +14.96% 3
Leeds +2 29 £325 -25.71% 5
Nottingham - 28 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 28 £325 -
East of England +1 26 £350 -12.50% 11
West Midlands -14 25 £388 +14.81% 4
Glasgow -15 23 £375 +2.73% 7
South West -4 21 £295 -23.12% 10
Berkshire -15 17 £500 +33.33% 7
Hertfordshire +16 16 £350 - 2
Manchester -8 15 £413 +27.00% 2
Southampton -3 13 £373 +21.63% 1
Gloucestershire -15 13 £290 -17.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £369 +13.46% 1
Northern Ireland +12 11 £350 -
County Antrim +11 11 £350 -
Belfast +11 11 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £490 - 2
Camberley +2 10 £416 -12.36%
Cheshire -15 10 £330 +85.91% 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 904 (64.39%) UNIX
2 719 (51.21%) Linux
3 638 (45.44%) Oracle
4 573 (40.81%) SQL
5 386 (27.49%) Java
6 379 (26.99%) Perl
7 348 (24.79%) Windows
8 321 (22.86%) Python
9 297 (21.15%) PL/SQL
10 268 (19.09%) Finance
11 235 (16.74%) Oracle Database
12 233 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
13 205 (14.60%) Red Hat
14 204 (14.53%) Security Cleared
15 191 (13.60%) Solaris
16 183 (13.03%) Banking
17 173 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 171 (12.18%) Bash Shell
19 170 (12.11%) Performance Tuning
20 161 (11.47%) VMware
21 160 (11.40%) Puppet
22 156 (11.11%) DNS
23 153 (10.90%) JavaScript
23 153 (10.90%) WebLogic
24 149 (10.61%) XML
25 148 (10.54%) SQL Server
25 148 (10.54%) Oracle Database 11g
26 146 (10.40%) SC Cleared
27 140 (9.97%) C++
28 134 (9.54%) Relational Database

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 153 (10.90%) WebLogic
2 126 (8.97%) Apache
3 95 (6.77%) WebSphere
4 64 (4.56%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.13%) IIS
6 33 (2.35%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (2.14%) JBoss
9 23 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
10 21 (1.50%) SharePoint
11 20 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (1.35%) SAS
12 19 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
12 19 (1.35%) Oracle 10gAS
12 19 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (1.07%) MS Exchange
13 15 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (1.00%) nginx
15 12 (0.85%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 60 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.14%) MS Office
3 12 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.071%) FastStats
6 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.071%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.64%) Maximo
4 9 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.50%) Global One
6 7 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.28%) RMDS
9 3 (0.21%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.21%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.49%) Heroku
3 30 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.07%) Engine Yard
6 14 (1.00%) PaaS
7 13 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.93%) GitHub
8 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) SaaS
11 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.21%) IaaS
12 1 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.071%) Boomi
12 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (11.11%) DNS
2 112 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 103 (7.34%) SAN
4 102 (7.26%) LDAP
5 98 (6.98%) Firewall
6 51 (3.63%) SSL
7 45 (3.21%) HTTP
8 33 (2.35%) NAS
9 32 (2.28%) WAN
10 31 (2.21%) VPN
11 30 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
11 30 (2.14%) LAN
12 28 (1.99%) DHCP
13 22 (1.57%) VLAN
14 21 (1.50%) FTP
15 16 (1.14%) DMZ
15 16 (1.14%) SMTP
16 15 (1.07%) Internet
16 15 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (16.74%) Oracle Database
2 148 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 148 (10.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 134 (9.54%) Relational Database
4 115 (8.19%) MySQL
5 89 (6.34%) RDBMS
6 83 (5.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 78 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 56 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (3.63%) MongoDB
10 40 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (2.85%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.64%) NoSQL
12 27 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 26 (1.85%) DB2
14 24 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (1.57%) Big Data
16 21 (1.50%) Oracle Discoverer
17 19 (1.35%) PowerCenter
18 17 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 114 (8.12%) Jenkins
2 102 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 82 (5.84%) Subversion
4 47 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 44 (3.13%) JIRA
6 38 (2.71%) Ant
7 35 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
8 32 (2.28%) Maven
9 29 (2.07%) Selenium
10 28 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.71%) CruiseControl
12 22 (1.57%) Toad
13 21 (1.50%) Introscope
14 19 (1.35%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.07%) LoadRunner
15 15 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (1.00%) ClearCase
17 13 (0.93%) Eclipse
17 13 (0.93%) JMeter
17 13 (0.93%) ProC
General
1 268 (19.09%) Finance
2 183 (13.03%) Banking
3 62 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.21%) Front Office
5 35 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.21%) Retail
7 18 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.00%) Back Office
9 11 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.71%) Law
11 9 (0.64%) Marketing
12 8 (0.57%) Billing
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Legal
16 1 (0.071%) Games
16 1 (0.071%) German Language
Job Titles
1 402 (28.63%) Developer
2 163 (11.61%) Analyst
3 154 (10.97%) Administrator
4 83 (5.91%) DBA
5 75 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
6 69 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
7 66 (4.70%) Oracle DBA
7 66 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (4.13%) Support Analyst
9 57 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 54 (3.85%) Consultant
10 54 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
11 52 (3.70%) Applications Support
12 48 (3.42%) Java Developer
13 47 (3.35%) Linux Administrator
14 44 (3.13%) Architect
15 41 (2.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 38 (2.71%) Senior Developer
17 36 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (2.49%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (10.61%) XML
2 113 (8.05%) Web Services
3 104 (7.41%) J2EE
4 103 (7.34%) HTML
5 100 (7.12%) Middleware
6 75 (5.34%) .NET
7 69 (4.91%) CSS
8 44 (3.13%) JSON
9 39 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
10 37 (2.64%) JMS
10 37 (2.64%) Spring
11 36 (2.56%) JSP
12 33 (2.35%) Ajax
13 30 (2.14%) jQuery
13 30 (2.14%) XSLT
14 28 (1.99%) JDBC
14 28 (1.99%) ASP.NET
15 26 (1.85%) MCollective
15 26 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
16 24 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (5.84%) Clustering
3 48 (3.42%) Equities
4 45 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 43 (3.06%) Open Source
6 31 (2.21%) Derivative
7 26 (1.85%) Wiki
8 24 (1.71%) Device Driver
9 21 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.42%) Replication
11 19 (1.35%) PKI
12 18 (1.28%) Statistics
13 17 (1.21%) Data Integration
13 17 (1.21%) Oracle Exalogic
13 17 (1.21%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.14%) DataPower
14 16 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (1.00%) HACMP
16 13 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 904 (64.39%) UNIX
2 719 (51.21%) Linux
3 348 (24.79%) Windows
4 191 (13.60%) Solaris
5 173 (12.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 125 (8.90%) AIX
7 73 (5.20%) HPUX
8 65 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (4.06%) CentOS
10 45 (3.21%) Ubuntu
11 37 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (2.56%) Mac OS X
13 35 (2.49%) SUSE
14 22 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 22 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (1.14%) Windows XP
16 15 (1.07%) Windows 7
17 14 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
18 13 (0.93%) Fedora
18 13 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (12.11%) Performance Tuning
3 126 (8.97%) Configuration Management
4 113 (8.05%) ITIL
5 102 (7.26%) DevOps
6 100 (7.12%) OO
7 92 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (5.98%) ETL
9 81 (5.77%) Load Balancing
10 79 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (5.34%) Migration
12 64 (4.56%) Unit Testing
12 64 (4.56%) CRM
13 53 (3.77%) Project Management
14 52 (3.70%) Change Management
14 52 (3.70%) Release Management
15 50 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
16 48 (3.42%) Data Modelling
16 48 (3.42%) Workflow
17 45 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 573 (40.81%) SQL
2 386 (27.49%) Java
3 379 (26.99%) Perl
4 321 (22.86%) Python
5 297 (21.15%) PL/SQL
6 171 (12.18%) Bash Shell
7 153 (10.90%) JavaScript
8 140 (9.97%) C++
9 132 (9.40%) Ruby
10 121 (8.62%) Korn
11 119 (8.48%) PowerShell
12 90 (6.41%) C
13 81 (5.77%) C#
14 79 (5.63%) PHP
15 50 (3.56%) VB
16 44 (3.13%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.85%) VBScript
18 19 (1.35%) Jython
19 16 (1.14%) VBA
20 15 (1.07%) Go
Qualifications
1 204 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 146 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 109 (7.76%) Degree
4 51 (3.63%) DV Cleared
5 35 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.21%) CISSP
7 13 (0.93%) ISEB
7 13 (0.93%) RHCE
8 10 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.57%) RHCSA
10 7 (0.50%) RHCA
11 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.36%) CEH
12 5 (0.36%) OSCP
13 4 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.21%) CCNA
14 3 (0.21%) GIAC
15 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.14%) CCSE
15 2 (0.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.84%) QA
2 44 (3.13%) SLA
3 13 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.43%) HL7
5 6 (0.43%) DICOM
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.071%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 78 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
4 31 (2.21%) vSphere
5 24 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (1.42%) Sendmail
7 19 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 17 (1.21%) Samba
8 17 (1.21%) Hyper-V
8 17 (1.21%) Oracle Clusterware
9 16 (1.14%) HDFS
10 13 (0.93%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 10 (0.71%) Docker
12 10 (0.71%) Shibboleth
12 10 (0.71%) NFS
13 9 (0.64%) Firmware
14 8 (0.57%) GPFS
14 8 (0.57%) Xen
15 6 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 160 (11.40%) Puppet
2 61 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (4.06%) Tivoli
4 55 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 46 (3.28%) Cobbler
6 36 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 32 (2.28%) Control-M
8 30 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
8 30 (2.14%) Nagios
9 26 (1.85%) Data Guard
10 25 (1.78%) NetBackup
11 24 (1.71%) Ansible
12 19 (1.35%) OpenView
13 17 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.93%) SCCM
14 13 (0.93%) collectd
14 13 (0.93%) Salt
15 12 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
15 12 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
16 11 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 638 (45.44%) Oracle
2 205 (14.60%) Red Hat
3 161 (11.47%) VMware
4 112 (7.98%) IBM
5 108 (7.69%) HP
6 107 (7.62%) Informatica
7 102 (7.26%) Microsoft
8 62 (4.42%) Sun
9 56 (3.99%) Cisco
10 55 (3.92%) Sybase
11 53 (3.77%) Veritas
12 45 (3.21%) NetApp
13 41 (2.92%) EMC
14 37 (2.64%) Business Objects
15 31 (2.21%) TIBCO
16 30 (2.14%) McAfee
17 29 (2.07%) BEA
18 28 (1.99%) Pega
18 28 (1.99%) Ab Initio
19 25 (1.78%) webMethods
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £323 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 27 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £535 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago