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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 160 162 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 738 645 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.26% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 3.34% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 370 431
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £41.07 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% +2.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.84 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £139.50 £52.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.14 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -7.15%

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
20685 19299 18387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.70% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 12258 11255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 559 731
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.29 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +2 699 £400 +4.71% 89
London +38 407 £425 - 38
South East -16 123 £350 -6.66% 19
City of London +14 107 £425 - 11
Hampshire -19 51 £375 - 6
East of England +20 48 £425 +21.42% 7
Yorkshire -2 39 £350 +16.66% 7
West Yorkshire +6 36 £350 +16.66% 4
Leeds +5 33 £350 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -7 27 £330 -18.51% 2
North West -40 22 £313 -3.10% 3
Scotland -13 21 £325 +8.33% 4
Surrey +5 20 £350 -3.44% 9
South West -21 20 £303 -25.30% 7
Essex +5 15 £402 -10.77% 1
East Midlands -1 13 £425 +33.85% 3
Gloucestershire -4 13 £288 -
Cheshire -13 13 £313 +1.01% 1
Edinburgh -17 12 £350 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -18 12 £343 -8.66% 4
Suffolk +11 11 £500 +31.57%
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £425 +33.85% 3
Nottingham -3 11 £425 +33.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £450 +114.28% 2
North East -26 11 £430 +75.51%
Middlesex +8 10 £281 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 10 £430 +75.51%
Tyne and Wear -23 10 £430 +75.51%
Hertfordshire +10 9 £375 +7.14% 3
Ipswich - 9 £500 -

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 930 (65.82%) UNIX
2 739 (52.30%) Linux
3 678 (47.98%) Oracle
4 634 (44.87%) SQL
5 366 (25.90%) Java
6 353 (24.98%) Perl
7 336 (23.78%) PL/SQL
8 316 (22.36%) Windows
9 281 (19.89%) Oracle Database
10 270 (19.11%) Python
11 261 (18.47%) Finance
12 254 (17.98%) Banking
13 241 (17.06%) Red Hat
14 233 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
15 208 (14.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 192 (13.59%) XML
17 182 (12.88%) Solaris
18 171 (12.10%) Security Cleared
18 171 (12.10%) Bash Shell
19 170 (12.03%) DNS
20 167 (11.82%) Oracle Database 11g
21 160 (11.32%) VMware
22 155 (10.97%) WebLogic
23 154 (10.90%) Puppet
24 150 (10.62%) JavaScript
24 150 (10.62%) OO
25 147 (10.40%) Microsoft
26 145 (10.26%) Apache
27 144 (10.19%) SQL Server
28 140 (9.91%) Migration

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 155 (10.97%) WebLogic
2 145 (10.26%) Apache
3 99 (7.01%) WebSphere
4 80 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 53 (3.75%) JBoss
6 40 (2.83%) IIS
7 37 (2.62%) OpenStack
8 34 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 31 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
11 20 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (1.06%) Tuxedo
12 15 (1.06%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.06%) SAS
13 14 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
13 14 (0.99%) GlassFish
13 14 (0.99%) nginx
14 12 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
15 11 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 66 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.18%) MS Office
3 15 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.92%) MS Project
5 12 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.071%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 29 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
2 26 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.92%) ResourceLink
5 9 (0.64%) Maximo
6 7 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.21%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.21%) RMDS
10 3 (0.21%) Kondor+
10 3 (0.21%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.14%) Staffware
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.27%) SaaS
3 16 (1.13%) Heroku
3 16 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (0.85%) PaaS
5 12 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.78%) Engine Yard
7 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.35%) GitHub
9 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (12.03%) DNS
2 136 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 130 (9.20%) SAN
4 86 (6.09%) Firewall
5 50 (3.54%) LDAP
6 49 (3.47%) HTTP
6 49 (3.47%) SSL
7 46 (3.26%) NAS
8 39 (2.76%) DHCP
9 32 (2.26%) FTP
10 29 (2.05%) VPN
11 18 (1.27%) Internet
11 18 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.13%) SSH
12 16 (1.13%) HTTPS
13 15 (1.06%) DMZ
13 15 (1.06%) WAN
13 15 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (0.99%) LAN
15 13 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (19.89%) Oracle Database
2 167 (11.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 144 (10.19%) SQL Server
4 140 (9.91%) Relational Database
5 131 (9.27%) MySQL
6 100 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (5.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 75 (5.31%) RDBMS
9 68 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
10 55 (3.89%) NoSQL
11 47 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 42 (2.97%) Big Data
13 34 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
15 27 (1.91%) DB2
15 27 (1.91%) PowerCenter
16 26 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.84%) Hadoop
17 21 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 124 (8.78%) Subversion
2 105 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 100 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.26%) JIRA
5 44 (3.11%) Ant
6 40 (2.83%) Selenium
7 38 (2.69%) Maven
8 35 (2.48%) CruiseControl
9 33 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
10 32 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 31 (2.19%) Toad
12 30 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 19 (1.34%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 15 (1.06%) ERwin
17 15 (1.06%) JMeter
18 14 (0.99%) Introscope
General
1 261 (18.47%) Finance
2 254 (17.98%) Banking
3 89 (6.30%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.76%) Front Office
6 33 (2.34%) Retail
7 30 (2.12%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.27%) Back Office
9 17 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.92%) Marketing
10 13 (0.92%) Legal
11 12 (0.85%) Games
11 12 (0.85%) Law
12 8 (0.57%) Billing
13 3 (0.21%) German Language
13 3 (0.21%) Automotive
13 3 (0.21%) Electronics
13 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.21%) Military
13 3 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 438 (31.00%) Developer
2 174 (12.31%) Administrator
3 127 (8.99%) Analyst
4 103 (7.29%) DBA
5 89 (6.30%) Oracle DBA
6 79 (5.59%) Java Developer
7 70 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 69 (4.88%) Architect
9 68 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 62 (4.39%) Support Analyst
11 56 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 56 (3.96%) C++ Developer
12 50 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
13 47 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
14 46 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
14 46 (3.26%) Consultant
15 44 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 43 (3.04%) Linux Administrator
17 41 (2.90%) Senior Developer
18 38 (2.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.59%) XML
2 131 (9.27%) HTML
3 119 (8.42%) Web Services
4 87 (6.16%) Middleware
5 80 (5.66%) CSS
6 79 (5.59%) J2EE
7 63 (4.46%) Spring
8 60 (4.25%) Ajax
8 60 (4.25%) .NET
9 56 (3.96%) jQuery
10 50 (3.54%) JSON
11 49 (3.47%) JDBC
12 43 (3.04%) JSP
12 43 (3.04%) JMS
13 42 (2.97%) Hibernate
14 41 (2.90%) XSLT
15 28 (1.98%) SOAP
15 28 (1.98%) GWT
16 25 (1.77%) Struts
17 23 (1.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.67%) Clustering
3 64 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 56 (3.96%) Open Source
5 42 (2.97%) Replication
6 31 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.19%) Oracle Exalogic
6 31 (2.19%) Data Integration
7 26 (1.84%) Wiki
8 24 (1.70%) Derivative
9 23 (1.63%) Equities
10 22 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.27%) Statistics
13 15 (1.06%) HACMP
13 15 (1.06%) User Experience
14 13 (0.92%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.85%) Device Driver
15 12 (0.85%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 930 (65.82%) UNIX
2 739 (52.30%) Linux
3 316 (22.36%) Windows
4 208 (14.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 182 (12.88%) Solaris
6 103 (7.29%) AIX
7 66 (4.67%) SUSE
8 60 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (3.96%) HPUX
10 53 (3.75%) Ubuntu
11 45 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (2.76%) CentOS
13 26 (1.84%) Debian
14 25 (1.77%) Windows 7
15 21 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
16 19 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 19 (1.34%) Windows XP
17 18 (1.27%) VMS
18 17 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (10.62%) OO
3 140 (9.91%) Migration
4 130 (9.20%) ITIL
5 117 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
6 103 (7.29%) DevOps
7 102 (7.22%) ETL
7 102 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
7 102 (7.22%) Configuration Management
8 66 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (4.53%) Data Modelling
10 59 (4.18%) Unit Testing
11 58 (4.10%) Software Engineering
12 54 (3.82%) Load Balancing
12 54 (3.82%) Release Management
13 53 (3.75%) Change Management
14 49 (3.47%) TDD
15 48 (3.40%) Performance Testing
16 46 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 43 (3.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 634 (44.87%) SQL
2 366 (25.90%) Java
3 353 (24.98%) Perl
4 336 (23.78%) PL/SQL
5 270 (19.11%) Python
6 171 (12.10%) Bash Shell
7 150 (10.62%) JavaScript
8 139 (9.84%) C++
9 120 (8.49%) Korn
10 109 (7.71%) Ruby
11 102 (7.22%) PowerShell
12 100 (7.08%) C
13 86 (6.09%) PHP
14 60 (4.25%) T-SQL
15 58 (4.10%) VB
16 53 (3.75%) C#
17 34 (2.41%) VBScript
18 25 (1.77%) Jython
19 24 (1.70%) VBA
20 15 (1.06%) AWK
Qualifications
1 171 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 129 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 86 (6.09%) Degree
4 31 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.99%) RHCE
7 13 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.64%) CISSP
10 8 (0.57%) RHCSA
11 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.50%) RHCA
12 6 (0.42%) ISEB
13 5 (0.35%) CCNA
13 5 (0.35%) CEH
13 5 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.28%) CCSA
14 4 (0.28%) CCSE
14 4 (0.28%) CCSP
14 4 (0.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.59%) QA
2 25 (1.77%) SLA
3 19 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) COREP
5 2 (0.14%) FINREP
6 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.071%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.071%) COBIT
System Software
1 83 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 62 (4.39%) Active Directory
4 57 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (1.42%) vSphere
6 20 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (1.06%) XenServer
10 14 (0.99%) Sendmail
10 14 (0.99%) NFS
11 12 (0.85%) Firmware
12 11 (0.78%) Samba
13 10 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 10 (0.71%) Shibboleth
14 9 (0.64%) HDFS
15 8 (0.57%) Varnish
15 8 (0.57%) Nmap
16 6 (0.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 154 (10.90%) Puppet
2 77 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (4.32%) Tivoli
4 49 (3.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 43 (3.04%) Data Guard
6 38 (2.69%) Control-M
7 33 (2.34%) Nagios
8 31 (2.19%) Cobbler
9 25 (1.77%) NetBackup
10 22 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (1.42%) SCOM
12 18 (1.27%) SCCM
13 16 (1.13%) Ansible
14 12 (0.85%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
16 9 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.64%) OpenView
16 9 (0.64%) collectd
17 8 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 678 (47.98%) Oracle
2 241 (17.06%) Red Hat
3 160 (11.32%) VMware
4 147 (10.40%) Microsoft
5 96 (6.79%) Sybase
6 90 (6.37%) HP
7 80 (5.66%) IBM
8 75 (5.31%) Informatica
9 58 (4.10%) EMC
10 51 (3.61%) Cisco
11 44 (3.11%) Sun
12 40 (2.83%) NetApp
12 40 (2.83%) Veritas
13 32 (2.26%) McAfee
14 31 (2.19%) SAP
15 29 (2.05%) Symantec
16 26 (1.84%) Ab Initio
17 22 (1.56%) Citrix
18 21 (1.49%) TIBCO
19 19 (1.34%) webMethods
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago