Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 14 October 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 177 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 -25 -8
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 28 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 1.14% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 2.12% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 73
City of London median daily rate £486 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £419 £376 £406
90th Percentile £600 £575 £738
Central London median daily rate £454 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -13.52% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,995 3,721 3,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.93% 53.62% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,443 3,104 2,830
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +2.33% -21.82%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.65 £13.30
90th Percentile £54.65 £58.44 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.77% +2.33% -21.82%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 15 (53.57%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Unix
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) Perl
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.00%) AWS
8 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (21.43%) HDFS
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Hive
9 6 (21.43%) Big Data
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
10 5 (17.86%) HBase
10 5 (17.86%) Impala
10 5 (17.86%) Docker
10 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (17.86%) Kafka
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.29%) Sybase
11 4 (14.29%) MySQL
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) Solaris
11 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) ArcGIS
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) GCP
3 2 (7.14%) IaaS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.57%) Apigee
4 1 (3.57%) Datadog
4 1 (3.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Hive
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) HBase
2 5 (17.86%) Impala
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) OLAP
4 3 (10.71%) OLTP
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (10.71%) Sqoop
5 2 (7.14%) GIS
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) Parquet
5 2 (7.14%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Data Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) GIS Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Tester
3 2 (7.14%) VB Scripter
4 1 (3.57%) DBA
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Kafka
2 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) LAMP
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Avro
3 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) Drush
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) Keras
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) LESS
4 1 (3.57%) PySpark
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Equities
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (10.71%) Data Enrichment
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) Data Science
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Metadata Management
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Single Customer View
6 2 (7.14%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) Scala
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) VB
7 2 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) HDFS
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Ambari
4 1 (3.57%) Consul
4 1 (3.57%) Grafana
4 1 (3.57%) Graphite
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Talend
3 3 (10.71%) Teradata
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.14%) ESRI
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.57%) Logi
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) SevOne
5 1 (3.57%) Supermicro
5 1 (3.57%) VMware