Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 195 156
Rank change year-on-year +37 -39 -20
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 30 60 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.88% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.67% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 86
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -2.91% -3.60%
10th Percentile £352 £370 £403
90th Percentile £653 £625 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £505
% change year-on-year -2.50% -0.99% +12.22%
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 2,274 3,600 3,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.40% 52.93% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,795 2,975 3,215
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £381 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 14
City of London median hourly rate £36.75 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +72.51% -21.82%
10th Percentile £22.83 £18.32 £17.50
90th Percentile £57.13 £39.64 £61.73
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +72.51% -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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 20 (66.67%) SQL
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle
3 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Unix
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) Python
6 10 (33.33%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) Azure
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (26.67%) DevOps
8 8 (26.67%) JIRA
8 8 (26.67%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (20.00%) AWS
10 6 (20.00%) GitHub
10 6 (20.00%) Terraform
10 6 (20.00%) ETL
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Informatica
11 5 (16.67%) Puppet
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) JSON
12 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 4 (13.33%) High Availability
12 4 (13.33%) Analytics
12 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 4 (13.33%) Ansible
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) DataSynapse
3 2 (6.67%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 6 (20.00%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) GitHub
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) Serverless
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Azure Functions
4 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 2 (6.67%) npm
4 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.33%) Apigee
5 1 (3.33%) Boomi
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) Datadog
5 1 (3.33%) Heroku
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Babel
4 2 (6.67%) gulp
4 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.67%) webpack
5 1 (3.33%) CA Gen
5 1 (3.33%) CF BOSH
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) Jest
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) Mustache
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) React
3 2 (6.67%) Sass
3 2 (6.67%) YAML
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 2 (6.67%) Grid Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
1 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.00%) Groovy
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) Ruby
8 2 (6.67%) Go
8 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) AWK
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) Java 8
9 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) XPath
9 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Terraform
2 5 (16.67%) Puppet
3 4 (13.33%) Ansible
4 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.67%) Kibana
5 2 (6.67%) logstash
5 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.33%) Packer
6 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) BEA
4 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) Pega
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) webMethods
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft