Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 201 204
Rank change year-on-year +78 +3 -58
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 39 86 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.19% 0.99% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 1.95% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 69
Median daily rate £494 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £360 £383 £366
90th Percentile £604 £705 £575
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £71.50
% change year-on-year - -30.07% +84.52%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,615 4,417 4,909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.15% 50.73% 52.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,188 3,584 4,064
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £368 £393 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.00 £12.85
90th Percentile £57.00 £59.90 £57.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Central London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in Central London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in Central London over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Central London

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Central London

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +73 28 £475 -6.17% 4
West End of London +21 5 £550 -
City of Westminster +26 3 £550 +18.92%
Shell Script
London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
5 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
6 9 (23.08%) Perl
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) GitHub
6 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 8 (20.51%) Azure
7 8 (20.51%) AWS
7 8 (20.51%) Docker
7 8 (20.51%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
8 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) SDLC
9 6 (15.38%) Analytics
9 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.82%) REST
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) QA
10 5 (12.82%) TeamCity

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) GitHub
2 8 (20.51%) AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Azure
3 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Serverless
4 3 (7.69%) GCP
4 3 (7.69%) Power Platform
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Functions
5 2 (5.13%) BIME
5 2 (5.13%) IaaS
5 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.13%) PaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Twilio
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) CTI
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) OpenVPN
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Broadband
4 1 (2.56%) DMZ
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) SNMP
4 1 (2.56%) SSH
4 1 (2.56%) TACACS
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Base SAS
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (7.69%) Pentaho
2 3 (7.69%) Power BI
2 3 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (7.69%) SAS EBI
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.26%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) Toad
7 1 (2.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) Babel
7 1 (2.56%) CA Gen
7 1 (2.56%) CF BOSH
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) gulp
7 1 (2.56%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (2.56%) webpack
7 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JSON
1 5 (12.82%) REST
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (5.13%) SAML
4 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) YAML
5 1 (2.56%) Core Data
5 1 (2.56%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.56%) Jest
5 1 (2.56%) OAuth
5 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 3 (7.69%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.56%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Unix
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (17.95%) SDLC
4 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Stress Testing
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Validation
7 3 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Perl
5 8 (20.51%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.26%) C
7 4 (10.26%) R
8 3 (7.69%) Groovy
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.69%) SAS Macro
9 2 (5.13%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) Go
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.56%) VB
10 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.82%) Terraform
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Ansible
5 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
5 2 (5.13%) Kibana
5 2 (5.13%) logstash
5 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.56%) Istio
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (2.56%) Packer
6 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Databricks
4 3 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) BEA
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Pega
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) Sybase
5 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.13%) webMethods
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Murex
6 1 (2.56%) VMware