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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 105 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 50 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 1.84% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 3.79% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 54
Median daily rate £525 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1689 1611 2498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.57% 48.48% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1379 2056
Median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.43% +118.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £19.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £80.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 60 (57.14%) Linux
2 58 (55.24%) Unix
3 45 (42.86%) Java
4 43 (40.95%) SQL
5 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (33.33%) Finance
6 35 (33.33%) Python
7 32 (30.48%) Banking
8 30 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 30 (28.57%) DevOps
9 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
10 28 (26.67%) Oracle
11 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
11 22 (20.95%) Puppet
12 20 (19.05%) Microservices
12 20 (19.05%) JIRA
13 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
13 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
14 17 (16.19%) Docker
14 17 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (15.24%) Investment Banking
15 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
16 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
16 15 (14.29%) Sybase
16 15 (14.29%) XML
17 14 (13.33%) Multithreading
17 14 (13.33%) Java EE
18 13 (12.38%) Maven
18 13 (12.38%) Perl

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 11 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.67%) nginx
2 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.71%) Mule
3 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.76%) Confluence
4 5 (4.76%) JBoss
4 5 (4.76%) Jetty
5 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.90%) Apache
6 2 (1.90%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.95%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.81%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.90%) RMDS
4 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.86%) Bluemix
3 3 (2.86%) GitHub
3 3 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Akamai
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.95%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Route 53
4 1 (0.95%) Slack
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) SAN
2 4 (3.81%) LDAP
2 4 (3.81%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) HTTP
3 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) NAS
4 1 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.71%) Hazelcast
4 6 (5.71%) MySQL
5 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.81%) HBase
6 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.90%) KDB
8 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Jenkins
2 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
3 20 (19.05%) JIRA
4 13 (12.38%) Maven
5 8 (7.62%) JUnit
5 8 (7.62%) Mockito
5 8 (7.62%) Subversion
6 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.67%) Selenium
7 6 (5.71%) EasyMock
8 5 (4.76%) Ant
8 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.81%) Gradle
10 3 (2.86%) gulp
10 3 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
11 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.90%) Bundler
11 2 (1.90%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (30.48%) Banking
3 16 (15.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.67%) Front Office
5 6 (5.71%) Retail
6 5 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.90%) International Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Analyst
2 20 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (5.71%) C# Programmer
6 6 (5.71%) DBA
6 6 (5.71%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 6 (5.71%) Java Programmer
6 6 (5.71%) Programmer
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) SQL Programmer
7 5 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) XML
2 14 (13.33%) Java EE
3 13 (12.38%) HTML
4 12 (11.43%) Servlets
4 12 (11.43%) Spring
5 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 10 (9.52%) J2EE
5 10 (9.52%) JPA
5 10 (9.52%) Spring Boot
6 9 (8.57%) CSS
6 9 (8.57%) JSP
6 9 (8.57%) SOAP
6 9 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (7.62%) JMS
7 8 (7.62%) REST
7 8 (7.62%) Web Services
8 7 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (6.67%) JSON
9 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.71%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Derivative
2 9 (8.57%) Data Structures
2 9 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (7.62%) Fixed Income
4 7 (6.67%) Equities
5 6 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.95%) Fintech
8 1 (0.95%) iPad
8 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) Linux
2 58 (55.24%) Unix
3 17 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.62%) Solaris
4 8 (7.62%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) CentOS
6 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.95%) AIX
7 1 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.95%) HPUX
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.95%) SUSE
7 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) DevOps
3 22 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (19.05%) Microservices
5 18 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
8 13 (12.38%) SDLC
9 11 (10.48%) Release Management
10 10 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.57%) UML
12 8 (7.62%) Concurrent Programming
12 8 (7.62%) Investment Management
12 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
12 8 (7.62%) OO
12 8 (7.62%) TDD
13 7 (6.67%) MVC
13 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.86%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) Python
4 30 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 13 (12.38%) Perl
8 12 (11.43%) C++
9 11 (10.48%) Ruby
10 10 (9.52%) C
10 10 (9.52%) C#
11 6 (5.71%) Korn
11 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.81%) PHP
12 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.81%) VB
13 3 (2.86%) R
14 2 (1.90%) Groovy
14 2 (1.90%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.95%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) CFA
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) MiFID
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Docker
2 3 (2.86%) HDFS
2 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.90%) NFS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
4 1 (0.95%) Xen
4 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Puppet
2 11 (10.48%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.48%) Rancher
3 9 (8.57%) Ansible
4 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.76%) Terraform
6 4 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (3.81%) Packer
7 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.95%) Control-M
8 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.95%) Nagios
8 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.95%) Salt
8 1 (0.95%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Oracle
2 15 (14.29%) Sybase
3 7 (6.67%) IBM
3 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.71%) webMethods
5 5 (4.76%) Temenos
5 5 (4.76%) VMware
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) Infragistics
6 4 (3.81%) ION Trading
6 4 (3.81%) Murex
7 3 (2.86%) Netezza
7 3 (2.86%) Veritas
7 3 (2.86%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.90%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe
8 2 (1.90%) Charles River
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.90%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) Solace
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