Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 116 172
Rank change year-on-year -33 +56 +25
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 38 12 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 1.17% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 20
10th Percentile £461 £268 £352
25th Percentile £513 £366 £429
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £483
Median % change year-on-year - +8.81% -3.50%
75th Percentile £626 £594 £579
90th Percentile £817 £640 £608
Central London median daily rate £525 £469 £450
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -10.00%

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 1,916 1,030 2,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.59% 49.57% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,517 796 1,923
10th Percentile £413 £360 £388
25th Percentile £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
10th Percentile £43.45 - £21.00
25th Percentile £48.00 £12.75 £21.17
Median hourly rate £59.25 £14.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +323.21% -70.53% +28.07%
75th Percentile £66.25 £22.00 £52.25
90th Percentile £77.63 £31.15 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £59.25 £18.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +229.17% -50.34% -2.26%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 23 (60.53%) Unix
2 22 (57.89%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) Docker
4 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
5 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
5 14 (36.84%) Terraform
5 14 (36.84%) Ansible
6 12 (31.58%) Mesosphere
6 12 (31.58%) Spring
6 12 (31.58%) TIBCO
6 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 12 (31.58%) J2EE
6 12 (31.58%) AppDynamics
6 12 (31.58%) TIBCO iProcess
7 11 (28.95%) Python
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Banking
8 10 (26.32%) JIRA
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Kanban
11 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
11 6 (15.79%) CI/CD
12 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Jetty
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (7.89%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (2.63%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Azure
2 3 (7.89%) GCP
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) Nutanix
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Broadband
4 1 (2.63%) DECT
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) IPv4
4 1 (2.63%) IPv6
4 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.63%) Multicast
4 1 (2.63%) PPP
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) UPnP
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Vault
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.63%) HBase
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.53%) GitLab
5 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.26%) GDB
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Maven
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.63%) Moq
7 1 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (2.63%) Serena SBM
7 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (10.53%) International Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Social Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Developer
3 12 (31.58%) TIBCO Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Unix Developer
3 12 (31.58%) WebLogic Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.89%) DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Informatica Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
1 12 (31.58%) Spring
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.26%) JMS
4 2 (5.26%) Kafka
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.63%) Akka
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) Autofac
5 1 (2.63%) JDBC
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) NancyFx
5 1 (2.63%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.89%) Derivative
2 3 (7.89%) DTCC
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Unix
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Mesosphere
4 7 (18.42%) Windows
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) OpenWrt
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.63%) SUSE
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Kanban
1 7 (18.42%) Scrum
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) CI/CD
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.53%) Cost Reduction
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Task Automation
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.53%) Wealth Management
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) PL/SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) Bash
6 4 (10.53%) C
6 4 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Go
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) HiveQL
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) R
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) JTAG
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.63%) HDFS
3 1 (2.63%) IAG
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Ansible
1 14 (36.84%) Terraform
2 4 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.63%) Control-M
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (2.63%) Icinga
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) QRadar
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) AppDynamics
1 12 (31.58%) TIBCO
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Informatica
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) SunGard
6 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.63%) Murex
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys
6 1 (2.63%) Serena
6 1 (2.63%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) VMware