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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
Rank 202 185 165
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 536 674 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.35% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.50% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 381 418
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.88 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +331.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +361.11%

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
18214 19274 19278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.61% 38.56% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 13070 12914
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 417
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -15 504 £450 +5.26% 127
London +33 322 £470 -1.05% 66
South East -7 75 £425 +6.25% 21
City of London +6 51 £555 +16.84% 14
Hampshire +29 45 £415 +13.69% 3
North West +22 27 £430 +13.15% 5
Scotland +11 23 £400 +6.66% 3
Manchester +15 20 £430 +38.70% 4
North East -3 20 £401 -38.26% 2
Berkshire +14 18 £463 +25.00% 11
East of England -7 17 £265 -11.66% 13
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 17 £401 -38.26%
Tyne and Wear -11 17 £401 -38.26% 1
Glasgow +7 12 £400 +33.33% 1
South West -6 11 £443 -1.66% 10
Essex -12 11 £330 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -33 11 £375 -9.63% 8
East Midlands -24 10 £350 -18.84% 2
West Yorkshire -23 9 £375 -6.25% 7
Andover - 9 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -6 8 £350 -21.12% 2
Reading 0 7 £500 +11.73% 7
Nottingham -7 7 £350 -21.12% 1
Leeds -12 7 £375 -6.25% 5
Havant +1 6 £380 +8.57%
West Midlands -57 6 £451 -4.04%
Winchester - 6 £435 -
Hertfordshire -2 5 £264 - 5
Basildon -9 5 - -
County Antrim -12 5 £413 -

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 834 (62.85%) Linux
2 766 (57.72%) Unix
3 503 (37.91%) SQL
4 491 (37.00%) Oracle
5 406 (30.60%) Java
6 403 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
7 295 (22.23%) Jenkins
8 292 (22.00%) Python
9 275 (20.72%) Perl
10 274 (20.65%) Finance
11 268 (20.20%) DevOps
12 260 (19.59%) Git (software)
13 257 (19.37%) Windows
14 231 (17.41%) Scrum
14 231 (17.41%) Puppet
15 224 (16.88%) Security Cleared
16 208 (15.67%) Banking
17 207 (15.60%) JIRA
18 198 (14.92%) VMware
19 197 (14.85%) Configuration Management
20 195 (14.69%) PL/SQL
20 195 (14.69%) Maven
21 192 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
22 189 (14.24%) SC Cleared
22 189 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 185 (13.94%) Red Hat
24 181 (13.64%) IBM
25 180 (13.56%) Ansible
26 178 (13.41%) Oracle Database
27 174 (13.11%) Continuous Integration

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
1 152 (11.45%) Apache
2 132 (9.95%) WebSphere
3 118 (8.89%) Confluence
4 96 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
5 82 (6.18%) WebLogic
6 75 (5.65%) Tomcat
7 59 (4.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 46 (3.47%) JBoss
9 43 (3.24%) Apache Spark
9 43 (3.24%) OpenStack
10 34 (2.56%) nginx
11 30 (2.26%) Apache Pig
12 24 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
13 20 (1.51%) Apache Geronimo
13 20 (1.51%) Apache TomEE
13 20 (1.51%) SharePoint
14 19 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (1.21%) CloudStack
16 14 (1.06%) IIS
17 13 (0.98%) Mule
Applications
1 76 (5.73%) HipChat
2 42 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.36%) MS Office
4 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.075%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.75%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.60%) Fredhopper
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.30%) RMDS
9 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.15%) Primavera
10 2 (0.15%) Summit
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 192 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.11%) PaaS
4 24 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.43%) IaaS
6 17 (1.28%) GitHub
6 17 (1.28%) SaaS
7 11 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.83%) Office 365
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.38%) Route 53
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.075%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.075%) Slack
11 1 (0.075%) Trello
11 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 142 (10.70%) DNS
2 92 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 90 (6.78%) SSH
4 82 (6.18%) SSL
5 78 (5.88%) OpenVPN
5 78 (5.88%) SAN
6 76 (5.73%) OpenLDAP
7 68 (5.12%) HTTP
8 67 (5.05%) LDAP
9 53 (3.99%) Firewall
10 32 (2.41%) VPN
11 29 (2.19%) HTTPS
12 27 (2.03%) Internet
13 24 (1.81%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (1.43%) DHCP
14 19 (1.43%) IPsec
15 16 (1.21%) WAN
16 15 (1.13%) LAN
17 14 (1.06%) SMTP
18 11 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (13.41%) Oracle Database
2 147 (11.08%) Hadoop
3 125 (9.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 98 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 98 (7.39%) SQL Server
5 93 (7.01%) Big Data
6 90 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (4.82%) DB2
9 58 (4.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 55 (4.14%) Apache Hive
10 55 (4.14%) MySQL
11 40 (3.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 36 (2.71%) RDBMS
13 34 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (2.49%) HBase
14 33 (2.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 31 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
15 31 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (2.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 295 (22.23%) Jenkins
2 260 (19.59%) Git (software)
3 207 (15.60%) JIRA
4 195 (14.69%) Maven
5 173 (13.04%) JUnit
6 122 (9.19%) Ant
7 102 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 92 (6.93%) TeamCity
9 79 (5.95%) SonarQube
10 74 (5.58%) JIRA Agile
10 74 (5.58%) Liquibase
11 71 (5.35%) Bitbucket
12 67 (5.05%) Gradle
13 59 (4.45%) Mockito
14 58 (4.37%) Selenium
15 52 (3.92%) Subversion
16 49 (3.69%) Cucumber
17 41 (3.09%) Spock
18 34 (2.56%) Hudson
19 31 (2.34%) ClearCase
General
1 274 (20.65%) Finance
2 208 (15.67%) Banking
3 61 (4.60%) Retail
4 57 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.66%) Law
7 20 (1.51%) Front Office
8 19 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.28%) Legal
10 15 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.13%) Marketing
11 13 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
13 9 (0.68%) Electronics
13 9 (0.68%) Military
14 5 (0.38%) Back Office
15 4 (0.30%) Advertising
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 2 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 362 (27.28%) Developer
2 151 (11.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 124 (9.34%) Administrator
4 105 (7.91%) Java Developer
5 95 (7.16%) Consultant
6 75 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
7 74 (5.58%) DBA
8 68 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
9 67 (5.05%) Analyst
10 58 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
11 50 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 49 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 47 (3.54%) Architect
14 45 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
14 45 (3.39%) Unix Engineer
15 35 (2.64%) Senior Java Developer
15 35 (2.64%) SQL Developer
16 34 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
17 31 (2.34%) Senior DevOps
18 30 (2.26%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (12.66%) XML
2 131 (9.87%) HTML
3 127 (9.57%) JSON
4 126 (9.50%) SOAP
5 124 (9.34%) J2EE
6 104 (7.84%) Spring
7 100 (7.54%) REST
7 100 (7.54%) Web Services
8 90 (6.78%) ELK Stack
9 84 (6.33%) jQuery
10 82 (6.18%) CSS
11 81 (6.10%) JMS
12 80 (6.03%) Software Packaging
13 76 (5.73%) .NET
14 74 (5.58%) MCollective
15 61 (4.60%) Middleware
16 53 (3.99%) Gherkin
17 51 (3.84%) HTML5
18 50 (3.77%) JDBC
18 50 (3.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.47%) Clustering
3 45 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 44 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 33 (2.49%) Mainframe
7 32 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.11%) DataPower
8 28 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
9 25 (1.88%) User Experience
10 23 (1.73%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.58%) Equities
12 18 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.21%) Derivative
14 15 (1.13%) Fintech
14 15 (1.13%) Replication
14 15 (1.13%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
15 14 (1.06%) EMC VNX
15 14 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 834 (62.85%) Linux
2 766 (57.72%) Unix
3 257 (19.37%) Windows
4 189 (14.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (12.06%) Solaris
6 135 (10.17%) AIX
7 96 (7.23%) Windows Server
8 94 (7.08%) CentOS
9 43 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
10 23 (1.73%) SUSE
11 22 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 20 (1.51%) HPUX
13 18 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 17 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (1.06%) Mac OS
15 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.98%) Debian
16 13 (0.98%) RancherOS
16 13 (0.98%) VyOS
17 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (20.20%) DevOps
3 231 (17.41%) Scrum
4 197 (14.85%) Configuration Management
5 174 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 116 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
8 113 (8.52%) TDD
9 110 (8.29%) Service Management
10 102 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (7.16%) ITIL
12 84 (6.33%) BDD
13 82 (6.18%) Identity Management
14 81 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 78 (5.88%) Open Source
16 74 (5.58%) Workflow
17 67 (5.05%) Analytics
18 64 (4.82%) Unit Testing
19 61 (4.60%) OO
20 60 (4.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 503 (37.91%) SQL
2 406 (30.60%) Java
3 292 (22.00%) Python
4 275 (20.72%) Perl
5 195 (14.69%) PL/SQL
6 159 (11.98%) Bash Shell
6 159 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 143 (10.78%) Ruby
8 79 (5.95%) Korn
9 77 (5.80%) C#
10 75 (5.65%) PowerShell
11 74 (5.58%) C++
12 65 (4.90%) C
13 51 (3.84%) VB
14 43 (3.24%) PHP
15 41 (3.09%) XPath
16 32 (2.41%) Scala
17 16 (1.21%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.06%) COBOL
19 11 (0.83%) Jython
Qualifications
1 224 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 189 (14.24%) SC Cleared
3 96 (7.23%) Degree
4 40 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 36 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 30 (2.26%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (0.68%) MCSE
7 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.68%) RHCE
8 8 (0.60%) RHCSA
8 8 (0.60%) RHCT
9 7 (0.53%) OCP
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.53%) RHCA
10 6 (0.45%) ISEB
10 6 (0.45%) MCSA
10 6 (0.45%) PhD
11 5 (0.38%) CCNA
11 5 (0.38%) CCNP
11 5 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.14%) QA
2 25 (1.88%) FATCA
3 16 (1.21%) MiFID
4 14 (1.06%) EMIR
5 13 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.38%) SLA
10 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.23%) SDET
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.075%) Basel II
13 1 (0.075%) MISRA
13 1 (0.075%) MISRA C
System Software
1 143 (10.78%) Docker
2 82 (6.18%) Squid
3 80 (6.03%) Postfix
4 78 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 77 (5.80%) vCloud
6 41 (3.09%) vSphere
7 34 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (2.49%) Active Directory
9 31 (2.34%) HDFS
9 31 (2.34%) NFS
10 25 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
11 23 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (1.28%) Xen
13 16 (1.21%) XenServer
14 12 (0.90%) Samba
14 12 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 12 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 11 (0.83%) iptables
16 10 (0.75%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 231 (17.41%) Puppet
2 180 (13.56%) Ansible
3 93 (7.01%) Terraform
4 89 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (6.41%) ZABBIX
6 83 (6.25%) logstash
6 83 (6.25%) Rancher
7 80 (6.03%) Kibana
8 78 (5.88%) Kubernetes
9 56 (4.22%) Tivoli
10 33 (2.49%) Packer
11 32 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
12 30 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 29 (2.19%) Nagios
14 26 (1.96%) Consul
15 25 (1.88%) Data Guard
16 24 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
17 23 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 22 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
18 22 (1.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 491 (37.00%) Oracle
2 198 (14.92%) VMware
3 185 (13.94%) Red Hat
4 181 (13.64%) IBM
5 96 (7.23%) HP
6 92 (6.93%) Microsoft
7 87 (6.56%) Atlassian
8 77 (5.80%) Sonatype
9 56 (4.22%) Splunk
10 47 (3.54%) Solace
11 45 (3.39%) Sun
12 43 (3.24%) Informatica
13 39 (2.94%) NetApp
14 37 (2.79%) AppDynamics
15 36 (2.71%) Cisco
15 36 (2.71%) webMethods
16 35 (2.64%) MuleSoft
17 34 (2.56%) SAP
18 31 (2.34%) CA
18 31 (2.34%) EMC
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £335.76 - £336.60 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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