Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 196 166
Rank change year-on-year +46 -30 -30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 30 61 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.90% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 1.74% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 77
Median daily rate £475 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.53% -9.55%
10th Percentile £345 £363 £406
90th Percentile £655 £670 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,079 3,497 3,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.27% 51.82% 53.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,622 2,834 3,240
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £385 £400 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +30.23% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.24 £15.95
90th Percentile £58.25 £56.50 £52.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%

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 April 2020.

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 April 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%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Unix
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) Perl
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (30.00%) Azure
7 9 (30.00%) Python
8 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) Java
8 8 (26.67%) DevOps
9 7 (23.33%) ETL
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (20.00%) GitHub
11 5 (16.67%) Analytics
11 5 (16.67%) Puppet
11 5 (16.67%) JSON
11 5 (16.67%) AWS
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) Terraform
11 5 (16.67%) Informatica
11 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) DataSynapse
2 2 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Azure
2 6 (20.00%) GitHub
3 5 (16.67%) AWS
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (10.00%) Serverless
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Functions
5 2 (6.67%) GCP
5 2 (6.67%) IaaS
5 2 (6.67%) npm
5 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.33%) Boomi
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.33%) Heroku
6 1 (3.33%) PaaS
6 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
6 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 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (3.33%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) Babel
5 2 (6.67%) gulp
5 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.67%) webpack
6 1 (3.33%) CA Gen
6 1 (3.33%) CF BOSH
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) GitLab
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.33%) PowerBuilder
6 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
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
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%) 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%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
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%) 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%) Analytical Skills
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 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
6 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Perl
4 9 (30.00%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (10.00%) Groovy
9 2 (6.67%) Go
9 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (6.67%) Ruby
10 1 (3.33%) AWK
10 1 (3.33%) C
10 1 (3.33%) C#
10 1 (3.33%) C++
10 1 (3.33%) SAS Macro
10 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.33%) XPath
10 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 5 (16.67%) Puppet
1 5 (16.67%) Terraform
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
3 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.67%) Kibana
4 2 (6.67%) logstash
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (3.33%) Grafana
5 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.33%) Packer
5 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) BEA
4 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) Pega
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
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%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Murex