Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 147 137
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -28
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 105 106 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 1.58% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 3.12% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 71 115
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £406 £350 £300
90th Percentile £711 £725 £583
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.60% +5.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
City of London median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% -86.03%
Central London median hourly rate - £27.50 £25.85
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -86.03%

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 3720 3393 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.54% 50.57% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 2857 3611
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 61 (58.10%) Linux
2 56 (53.33%) Unix
3 47 (44.76%) Java
4 43 (40.95%) Python
5 42 (40.00%) SQL
6 34 (32.38%) Finance
7 32 (30.48%) Oracle
8 31 (29.52%) DevOps
9 30 (28.57%) Banking
10 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (24.76%) Relational Database
11 24 (22.86%) Perl
12 20 (19.05%) RDBMS
12 20 (19.05%) Hadoop
12 20 (19.05%) Apache Hive
13 19 (18.10%) Open Source
13 19 (18.10%) HDFS
13 19 (18.10%) Big Data
14 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
14 17 (16.19%) Puppet
14 17 (16.19%) C++
14 17 (16.19%) XML
15 16 (15.24%) Sybase
15 16 (15.24%) Subversion
15 16 (15.24%) Kafka
15 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
16 15 (14.29%) Apache Flume
16 15 (14.29%) Ansible
16 15 (14.29%) IBM
16 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL

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 17 (16.19%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.48%) JBoss
2 11 (10.48%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.71%) Jetty
4 6 (5.71%) nginx
5 4 (3.81%) Confluence
6 2 (1.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.81%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.81%) Kondor
3 2 (1.90%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.95%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.71%) GitHub
4 3 (2.86%) Bluemix
4 3 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.95%) Office 365
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) FIX Connectivity
1 3 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.95%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) SSH
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) Relational Database
2 20 (19.05%) Apache Hive
2 20 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 20 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 19 (18.10%) Big Data
4 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
5 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (10.48%) MySQL
6 11 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
8 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.76%) HBase
10 4 (3.81%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (2.86%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.90%) IBM PureData
12 2 (1.90%) Power BI
12 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
1 16 (15.24%) Subversion
2 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.43%) Maven
4 11 (10.48%) JIRA
5 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.81%) Ant
6 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (2.86%) Gradle
7 3 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.90%) Bundler
8 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.90%) CMake
8 2 (1.90%) gulp
8 2 (1.90%) Mockito
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.90%) Spock
9 1 (0.95%) JUnit
9 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 30 (28.57%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.48%) Retail Banking
5 8 (7.62%) Back Office
6 5 (4.76%) Front Office
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Law
7 2 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) International Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Developer
2 16 (15.24%) Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Administrator
4 11 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (7.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) DevOps Administrator
10 4 (3.81%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) XML
2 16 (15.24%) Kafka
3 15 (14.29%) Web Services
4 14 (13.33%) PySpark
5 12 (11.43%) Servlets
6 10 (9.52%) XSLT
7 9 (8.57%) HTML
7 9 (8.57%) Middleware
8 8 (7.62%) Spring
9 6 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (5.71%) Java EE
9 6 (5.71%) JMS
9 6 (5.71%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.71%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.76%) CSS
10 5 (4.76%) HTML5
10 5 (4.76%) J2EE
10 5 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Derivative
5 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Equities
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) LPAR
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.10%) Linux
2 56 (53.33%) Unix
3 15 (14.29%) Solaris
4 12 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.52%) Windows
6 5 (4.76%) CentOS
6 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.95%) AIX
9 1 (0.95%) HPUX
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.52%) DevOps
2 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.10%) Open Source
4 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.48%) Data Engineering
6 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.52%) Release Management
7 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.62%) SDLC
8 7 (6.67%) MVC
9 6 (5.71%) Patch Management
9 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.76%) Analytics
10 5 (4.76%) Client Onboarding
10 5 (4.76%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.76%) OO
10 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) Python
3 42 (40.00%) SQL
4 24 (22.86%) Perl
5 17 (16.19%) C++
6 15 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 14 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
9 9 (8.57%) Ruby
10 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.71%) C#
12 5 (4.76%) C
13 4 (3.81%) AWK
14 3 (2.86%) Tcl
15 2 (1.90%) PHP
15 2 (1.90%) R
15 2 (1.90%) VBA
15 2 (1.90%) XPath
16 1 (0.95%) Scala
16 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.95%) RHCE
4 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (18.10%) HDFS
2 15 (14.29%) Apache Flume
3 7 (6.67%) Docker
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.95%) NFS
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.95%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.95%) Samba
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) Puppet
2 15 (14.29%) Ansible
3 14 (13.33%) Oozie
4 10 (9.52%) Ambari
5 9 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (4.76%) Packer
6 5 (4.76%) Terraform
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.95%) QRadar
8 1 (0.95%) Rancher
8 1 (0.95%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.95%) SCCM
8 1 (0.95%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Oracle
2 16 (15.24%) Sybase
3 15 (14.29%) IBM
4 12 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.52%) Temenos
6 7 (6.67%) TIBCO
6 7 (6.67%) VMware
7 6 (5.71%) Veritas
8 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.81%) Cisco
9 4 (3.81%) Misys
10 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.86%) Fidessa
10 3 (2.86%) Solace
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix
11 2 (1.90%) HP
11 2 (1.90%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.90%) Netezza
11 2 (1.90%) Sun