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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
London / City of London
Rank 100 93 150
Rank change year-on-year -7 +57  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 55 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 2.01% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 4.33% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 27
Median daily rate £563 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

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 1446 1546 2230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.30% 46.47% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1303 1794
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the City of London

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 57 (58.16%) Unix
2 55 (56.12%) Linux
3 47 (47.96%) SQL
4 38 (38.78%) Java
5 37 (37.76%) Finance
6 35 (35.71%) Oracle
7 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.53%) Bash Shell
8 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
9 24 (24.49%) Banking
10 22 (22.45%) PL/SQL
10 22 (22.45%) Python
10 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
11 20 (20.41%) JIRA
12 19 (19.39%) DevOps
13 18 (18.37%) XML
13 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (16.33%) Degree
14 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
15 15 (15.31%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.27%) Investment Banking
17 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.24%) JUnit
18 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (12.24%) Microservices
18 12 (12.24%) SDLC
19 11 (11.22%) Data Structures
19 11 (11.22%) Mockito
19 11 (11.22%) Puppet

Shell Script
Top Related 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 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.12%) Mule
2 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.10%) Confluence
3 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.02%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) GitHub
3 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) SAN
2 3 (3.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) FTP
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) NAS
4 1 (1.02%) SMTP
4 1 (1.02%) SSH
4 1 (1.02%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.10%) Big Data
6 5 (5.10%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.10%) Hazelcast
7 4 (4.08%) MySQL
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.06%) VLDB
9 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.04%) HBase
9 2 (2.04%) KDB
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.02%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (20.41%) JIRA
4 12 (12.24%) JUnit
5 11 (11.22%) Maven
5 11 (11.22%) Mockito
6 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.16%) Selenium
7 6 (6.12%) EasyMock
7 6 (6.12%) Subversion
8 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.08%) Ant
9 4 (4.08%) Gerrit
10 3 (3.06%) Hudson
11 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.02%) JMeter
12 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 37 (37.76%) Finance
2 24 (24.49%) Banking
3 13 (13.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.06%) Front Office
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Java Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Senior Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) DBA
6 9 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) C# Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) Java Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Programmer
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Programmer
9 4 (4.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Automation Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) XML
2 11 (11.22%) JMS
2 11 (11.22%) Spring
3 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 10 (10.20%) Hibernate
3 10 (10.20%) HTML
3 10 (10.20%) Java EE
3 10 (10.20%) REST
3 10 (10.20%) SOAP
3 10 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (8.16%) J2EE
4 8 (8.16%) JSON
5 7 (7.14%) JSP
6 6 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (6.12%) Apache Camel
6 6 (6.12%) CSS
6 6 (6.12%) JAXB
6 6 (6.12%) JPA
6 6 (6.12%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Data Structures
2 10 (10.20%) Fixed Income
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.16%) Derivative
3 8 (8.16%) Equities
3 8 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.10%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Fintech
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Unix
2 55 (56.12%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.20%) Solaris
5 8 (8.16%) Windows
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.02%) SUSE
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) DevOps
3 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.31%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.24%) Microservices
6 12 (12.24%) SDLC
7 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
7 11 (11.22%) Multithreading
8 10 (10.20%) UML
8 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
9 9 (9.18%) Release Management
9 9 (9.18%) Scrum
10 8 (8.16%) Analytics
10 8 (8.16%) Asset Management
10 8 (8.16%) Capacity Management
10 8 (8.16%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (7.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) SQL
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 26 (26.53%) Bash Shell
4 22 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 22 (22.45%) Python
5 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.22%) Perl
7 10 (10.20%) C#
7 10 (10.20%) Ruby
8 8 (8.16%) C
8 8 (8.16%) C++
9 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.10%) Korn
11 4 (4.08%) PHP
12 3 (3.06%) VB
13 2 (2.04%) PHP 5
13 2 (2.04%) Tcl
14 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) CFA
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) MiFID
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.06%) NFS
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.02%) Ceph
5 1 (1.02%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.02%) HDFS
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Xen
5 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Ansible
3 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.10%) Rancher
3 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.08%) Data Guard
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.04%) Salt
6 1 (1.02%) Cacti
6 1 (1.02%) Control-M
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
6 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.02%) Terraform
6 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Sybase
2 9 (9.18%) WorldPay
3 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.10%) Netezza
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
4 5 (5.10%) webMethods
5 4 (4.08%) ION Trading
6 3 (3.06%) Infragistics
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.06%) Splunk
6 3 (3.06%) Veritas
7 2 (2.04%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Murex
7 2 (2.04%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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