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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 167 169 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 677 609 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.21% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.28% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 350 311
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £371 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.10 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £101.60 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%

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
19708 18586 16741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.98% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12891 11631 10237
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 478 655
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 640 £381 -4.68% 147
London +19 345 £438 +1.74% 62
South East -19 128 £365 -2.66% 44
Hampshire -3 63 £365 -5.80% 8
City of London -14 52 £425 -6.59% 28
West Midlands +7 33 £300 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +17 27 £335 +3.87% 4
East of England +16 27 £403 +0.62% 11
Yorkshire -22 25 £350 +10.67% 8
West Yorkshire -18 22 £350 +10.67% 8
North West -20 22 £429 +33.20% 3
Southampton +4 21 £375 +17.64% 5
South West -17 20 £335 -19.76% 7
Nottinghamshire +4 19 £325 +0.77% 3
Surrey +2 19 £334 -9.79% 12
Nottingham +2 19 £325 +0.77% 3
Leeds -7 18 £338 +12.50% 8
Berkshire -20 18 £378 +7.85% 9
Essex +17 13 £403 -8.00%
Scotland -10 12 £325 -12.16% 5
Gloucestershire - 11 £338 - 3
Oxfordshire - 11 £325 - 6
Shropshire +2 10 £600 -
Manchester -9 10 £500 +53.84% 2
Bracknell +9 9 £378 +135.93%
Telford 0 9 £600 -
Northern Ireland 0 9 £350 -
Birmingham -5 8 £360 +48.45% 2
Cheshire -6 8 £458 +102.43% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £343 - 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 905 (64.23%) UNIX
2 742 (52.66%) Linux
3 673 (47.76%) Oracle
4 590 (41.87%) SQL
5 374 (26.54%) Java
6 370 (26.26%) Perl
7 342 (24.27%) Windows
8 313 (22.21%) PL/SQL
9 289 (20.51%) Python
10 267 (18.95%) Finance
11 256 (18.17%) Oracle Database
12 241 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
13 218 (15.47%) Banking
14 216 (15.33%) Red Hat
15 195 (13.84%) Security Cleared
16 191 (13.56%) Solaris
17 177 (12.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 177 (12.56%) Puppet
18 171 (12.14%) Bash Shell
18 171 (12.14%) VMware
19 167 (11.85%) WebLogic
20 163 (11.57%) DNS
21 152 (10.79%) JavaScript
22 151 (10.72%) Oracle Database 11g
23 147 (10.43%) XML
24 139 (9.87%) C++
25 136 (9.65%) SQL Server
26 135 (9.58%) ITIL
27 134 (9.51%) SC Cleared
28 133 (9.44%) Relational Database

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 167 (11.85%) WebLogic
2 131 (9.30%) Apache
3 89 (6.32%) WebSphere
4 78 (5.54%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.12%) IIS
6 43 (3.05%) JBoss
7 38 (2.70%) OpenStack
8 30 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 27 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 25 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 24 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
12 19 (1.35%) SAS
13 18 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
15 15 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.99%) Tuxedo
16 14 (0.99%) nginx
17 13 (0.92%) Oracle 10gAS
17 13 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
17 13 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.84%) MS Office
3 19 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.64%) MS Project
5 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) Weka
7 1 (0.071%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.35%) RMDS
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.21%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.21%) Maximo
9 3 (0.21%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.13%) Heroku
3 26 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.06%) Engine Yard
5 14 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.85%) GitHub
6 12 (0.85%) PaaS
7 11 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.28%) SaaS
10 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 163 (11.57%) DNS
2 116 (8.23%) TCP/IP
3 107 (7.59%) SAN
4 86 (6.10%) Firewall
5 67 (4.76%) LDAP
6 48 (3.41%) SSL
7 45 (3.19%) HTTP
8 42 (2.98%) NAS
9 34 (2.41%) FTP
10 33 (2.34%) DHCP
11 26 (1.85%) VPN
12 21 (1.49%) LAN
12 21 (1.49%) WAN
12 21 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.49%) VLAN
12 21 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 18 (1.28%) Internet
14 15 (1.06%) DMZ
15 11 (0.78%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (18.17%) Oracle Database
2 151 (10.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 136 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 133 (9.44%) Relational Database
5 122 (8.66%) MySQL
6 87 (6.17%) RDBMS
7 79 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
8 68 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 64 (4.54%) MongoDB
11 54 (3.83%) NoSQL
12 35 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (2.41%) Hadoop
14 28 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
15 26 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.70%) DB2
17 22 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (1.56%) Big Data
18 18 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
19 17 (1.21%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 118 (8.37%) Jenkins
2 104 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 100 (7.10%) Subversion
4 50 (3.55%) Ant
5 48 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 47 (3.34%) JIRA
7 36 (2.56%) Maven
8 35 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
9 33 (2.34%) Selenium
10 31 (2.20%) CruiseControl
11 30 (2.13%) Toad
12 29 (2.06%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
14 20 (1.42%) Introscope
14 20 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (1.35%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.28%) Eclipse
17 16 (1.14%) JMeter
17 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 14 (0.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 267 (18.95%) Finance
2 218 (15.47%) Banking
3 82 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.56%) Front Office
5 29 (2.06%) Retail
6 27 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.06%) Back Office
8 14 (0.99%) Law
9 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.71%) Legal
11 8 (0.57%) Marketing
12 5 (0.35%) Billing
13 4 (0.28%) Advertising
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) Military
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.14%) Games
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.071%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 404 (28.67%) Developer
2 162 (11.50%) Administrator
3 158 (11.21%) Analyst
4 94 (6.67%) DBA
5 83 (5.89%) Oracle DBA
6 81 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 72 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
8 66 (4.68%) Architect
9 64 (4.54%) Oracle Developer
10 61 (4.33%) Support Analyst
10 61 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 59 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
12 57 (4.05%) Applications Support
13 56 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 47 (3.34%) C++ Developer
15 45 (3.19%) Consultant
16 43 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
17 36 (2.56%) Senior Developer
18 35 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
18 35 (2.48%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (10.43%) XML
2 114 (8.09%) HTML
3 95 (6.74%) J2EE
4 94 (6.67%) Web Services
5 87 (6.17%) Middleware
6 79 (5.61%) CSS
7 69 (4.90%) .NET
8 47 (3.34%) jQuery
9 42 (2.98%) Spring
10 41 (2.91%) Ajax
11 40 (2.84%) JSON
12 39 (2.77%) JMS
13 34 (2.41%) JDBC
13 34 (2.41%) JSP
14 30 (2.13%) XSLT
15 28 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
16 25 (1.77%) Java EE
16 25 (1.77%) STL
16 25 (1.77%) MCollective
17 23 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.03%) Clustering
3 59 (4.19%) Open Source
4 51 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.34%) Derivative
6 32 (2.27%) Equities
7 30 (2.13%) Wiki
8 27 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 26 (1.85%) Oracle Exalogic
10 24 (1.70%) Device Driver
10 24 (1.70%) Replication
11 22 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.42%) Statistics
13 19 (1.35%) Data Integration
14 17 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (1.21%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.99%) User Experience
16 12 (0.85%) HACMP
16 12 (0.85%) PKI
17 11 (0.78%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 905 (64.23%) UNIX
2 742 (52.66%) Linux
3 342 (24.27%) Windows
4 191 (13.56%) Solaris
5 177 (12.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (6.81%) AIX
7 69 (4.90%) Ubuntu
8 68 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (4.26%) HPUX
10 54 (3.83%) SUSE
11 49 (3.48%) CentOS
12 35 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (2.13%) Mac OS X
14 26 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 24 (1.70%) Debian
16 22 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
17 18 (1.28%) Windows 7
18 17 (1.21%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (9.58%) ITIL
3 131 (9.30%) OO
4 129 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
5 124 (8.80%) Migration
6 121 (8.59%) Configuration Management
7 107 (7.59%) DevOps
8 86 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
9 85 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (5.96%) ETL
11 66 (4.68%) Load Balancing
11 66 (4.68%) Release Management
12 63 (4.47%) Software Engineering
13 59 (4.19%) Unit Testing
14 54 (3.83%) Performance Testing
15 51 (3.62%) Data Modelling
16 48 (3.41%) Workflow
17 45 (3.19%) Change Management
18 43 (3.05%) Project Management
19 41 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 590 (41.87%) SQL
2 374 (26.54%) Java
3 370 (26.26%) Perl
4 313 (22.21%) PL/SQL
5 289 (20.51%) Python
6 171 (12.14%) Bash Shell
7 152 (10.79%) JavaScript
8 139 (9.87%) C++
9 131 (9.30%) Ruby
10 129 (9.16%) Korn
11 105 (7.45%) C
12 96 (6.81%) PowerShell
13 84 (5.96%) PHP
14 56 (3.97%) VB
15 53 (3.76%) C#
16 49 (3.48%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.77%) VBScript
18 23 (1.63%) Jython
19 19 (1.35%) AWK
20 15 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 195 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 134 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 80 (5.68%) Degree
4 50 (3.55%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.14%) VCP4
7 15 (1.06%) RHCE
8 11 (0.78%) CISSP
9 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.64%) ISEB
11 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.50%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.50%) RHCA
13 6 (0.43%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.35%) CEH
15 4 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.28%) CCSA
15 4 (0.28%) CCSE
15 4 (0.28%) SAS Certification
15 4 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.46%) QA
2 39 (2.77%) SLA
3 12 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.43%) HL7
4 6 (0.43%) DICOM
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.071%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.071%) COREP
8 1 (0.071%) FINREP
8 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 70 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 48 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (2.20%) vSphere
6 27 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 20 (1.42%) Samba
8 19 (1.35%) Sendmail
9 17 (1.21%) Hyper-V
10 13 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.78%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.78%) HDFS
12 10 (0.71%) Firmware
12 10 (0.71%) Shibboleth
13 9 (0.64%) NFS
14 8 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 8 (0.57%) Nmap
14 8 (0.57%) Varnish
14 8 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 177 (12.56%) Puppet
2 71 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.48%) Cobbler
3 49 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 48 (3.41%) Tivoli
5 39 (2.77%) Control-M
6 35 (2.48%) Nagios
7 29 (2.06%) Data Guard
7 29 (2.06%) Ansible
8 26 (1.85%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (1.14%) SCCM
11 14 (0.99%) SCOM
12 13 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
12 13 (0.92%) OpenView
12 13 (0.92%) collectd
13 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
14 11 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 673 (47.76%) Oracle
2 216 (15.33%) Red Hat
3 171 (12.14%) VMware
4 107 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 93 (6.60%) HP
6 91 (6.46%) Sybase
7 89 (6.32%) Informatica
8 84 (5.96%) IBM
9 55 (3.90%) Cisco
9 55 (3.90%) Sun
10 53 (3.76%) EMC
11 49 (3.48%) Veritas
12 47 (3.34%) NetApp
13 38 (2.70%) McAfee
14 27 (1.92%) Ab Initio
15 26 (1.85%) Business Objects
16 24 (1.70%) Pega
17 23 (1.63%) BEA
17 23 (1.63%) TIBCO
18 21 (1.49%) Symantec
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £276 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £375 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £160 - £190 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago