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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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 148 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 -32 +66
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 35 19 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.60% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.28% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 18
10th Percentile £504 £316 £360
25th Percentile £514 £393 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £513 £460
Median % change year-on-year +17.12% +11.41% -12.38%
75th Percentile £681 £591 £500
90th Percentile £774 £656 £558
Central London median daily rate £600 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +20.05% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,897 1,484 1,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.78% 46.87% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,436 1,135 1,043
10th Percentile £425 £393 £375
25th Percentile £500 £463 £441
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £719 £660 £625
90th Percentile £813 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
10th Percentile £36.25 £23.84 £22.54
25th Percentile £42.75 £25.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +64.06% -16.88% +79.07%
75th Percentile £58.50 £36.38 £56.50
90th Percentile £69.35 £37.75 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £52.50 £25.50 £36.09
% change year-on-year +105.88% -29.34% +64.03%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 24 (68.57%) Unix
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 15 (42.86%) Python
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) Ansible
6 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 11 (31.43%) Social Skills
8 10 (28.57%) DevOps
8 10 (28.57%) Kafka
9 9 (25.71%) Splunk
10 8 (22.86%) Docker
10 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.86%) SSH
10 8 (22.86%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) ETL
10 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
10 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
11 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (20.00%) Azure
11 7 (20.00%) AWS
11 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 (17.14%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.71%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (2.86%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) AWS
1 7 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (8.57%) GCP
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) Nutanix
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SSH
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) DB2
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Flink
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) GitLab
4 4 (11.43%) Artifactory
5 3 (8.57%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.86%) RSpec
7 1 (2.86%) Serena SBM
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (31.43%) Social Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Back Office
4 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.86%) International Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Kafka
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) ADO
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.86%) SAML
5 1 (2.86%) Twisted
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Unix
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Mesosphere
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) SUSE
6 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) ETL
2 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 6 (17.14%) Agile
4 6 (17.14%) CI/CD
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.57%) AOP
7 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.57%) Microservices
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Python
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Bash
5 4 (11.43%) C
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) GDPR
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Ansible
2 6 (17.14%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) Terraform
4 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.86%) Ambari
5 1 (2.86%) Control-M
5 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Icinga
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.86%) QRadar
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Splunk
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.86%) Broadcom
6 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic
6 1 (2.86%) Qualys
6 1 (2.86%) Serena
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
6 1 (2.86%) VMware