Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 174 133
Rank change year-on-year -5 -41 -22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 59 75 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.08% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.06% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 65 73
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £374 £382 £411
90th Percentile £671 £575 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
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 3,221 3,648 3,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.89% 52.54% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,611 3,067 2,551
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £330
90th Percentile £685 £700 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 7
City of London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.72% -24.15% +9.02%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.75 £16.65
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.25 £39.70
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £28.35
% change year-on-year +62.79% -24.15% +9.02%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 26 (44.07%) Python
4 24 (40.68%) Java
5 20 (33.90%) Oracle
6 19 (32.20%) Finance
7 16 (27.12%) Unix
7 16 (27.12%) Windows
8 15 (25.42%) Banking
9 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
9 14 (23.73%) DevOps
10 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.34%) JIRA
11 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
12 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.64%) Spring
12 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.64%) Big Data
13 10 (16.95%) Splunk
13 10 (16.95%) Docker
13 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
13 10 (16.95%) Subversion
13 10 (16.95%) Confluence
14 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (15.25%) Perl
14 9 (15.25%) MySQL
15 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management

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 10 (16.95%) Confluence
2 7 (11.86%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.47%) Apache
5 4 (6.78%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.78%) nginx
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.39%) ArcGIS
7 2 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (3.39%) GeoServer
7 2 (3.39%) Jupyter
8 1 (1.69%) Drupal
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) Datadog
3 4 (6.78%) PaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Power Platform
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) Apigee
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SAN
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) FTP
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) DHCP
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) DMZ
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) SNMP
5 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.25%) MySQL
4 8 (13.56%) Hadoop
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.86%) Apache Hive
5 7 (11.86%) HBase
5 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.47%) Impala
8 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) JIRA
2 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.95%) Subversion
4 8 (13.56%) Ant
5 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.47%) Maven
7 4 (6.78%) FishEye
7 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.39%) CF BOSH
9 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.69%) fastlane
9 1 (1.69%) gulp
9 1 (1.69%) Hudson
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) DBA
3 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.17%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Integration Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Spring
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) Node.js
4 6 (10.17%) Middleware
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 5 (8.47%) Kafka
6 4 (6.78%) DOM
6 4 (6.78%) Java EE
6 4 (6.78%) JDBC
6 4 (6.78%) JMS
6 4 (6.78%) SAX
6 4 (6.78%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (5.08%) LAMP
7 3 (5.08%) Regular Expression
7 3 (5.08%) Web Services
8 2 (3.39%) Anaconda
8 2 (3.39%) Apache Tez
8 2 (3.39%) PySpark
8 2 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.78%) Equities
4 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.08%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.39%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
2 16 (27.12%) Windows
3 9 (15.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Solaris
5 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) CentOS
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.69%) AIX
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) DevOps
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.56%) Task Automation
5 7 (11.86%) High Availability
5 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Kanban
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
8 4 (6.78%) Change Control
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.78%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (6.78%) Data Science
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) Python
3 24 (40.68%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
5 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.25%) Perl
7 6 (10.17%) PHP
8 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.78%) XPath
10 3 (5.08%) Ruby
10 3 (5.08%) Scala
11 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.69%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.69%) C
12 1 (1.69%) C#
12 1 (1.69%) C++
12 1 (1.69%) COBOL
12 1 (1.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) GDPR
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Docker
2 7 (11.86%) HDFS
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Flume
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) Samba
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.47%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) systemd
5 1 (1.69%) Ambari
5 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Grafana
5 1 (1.69%) Graphite
5 1 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Splunk
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) Cloudera
5 4 (6.78%) Informatica
5 4 (6.78%) Sonatype
5 4 (6.78%) Sybase
5 4 (6.78%) VMware
6 3 (5.08%) HP
6 3 (5.08%) Talend
6 3 (5.08%) Teradata
7 2 (3.39%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Datameer
7 2 (3.39%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.39%) ESRI
7 2 (3.39%) Google
7 2 (3.39%) Logi
7 2 (3.39%) StreamBase