Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 100 197
Rank change year-on-year -47 +97 -10
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 22 17 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.96% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.98% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 24
10th Percentile £441 £363 £408
25th Percentile £463 £375 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £499
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -4.76% -5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £500 £585
90th Percentile £645 £585 £637
Central London median daily rate £550 £494 £460
% change year-on-year +11.39% +7.34% -12.38%

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 1,749 860 3,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.12% 48.37% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 657 2,487
10th Percentile £405 £363 £400
25th Percentile £485 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £625
90th Percentile £770 £691 £683
Central London median daily rate £588 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.90% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
10th Percentile £26.15 £19.23 "
25th Percentile £32.00 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £21.92
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +58.57% -0.39%
75th Percentile £61.56 £39.44 £44.51
90th Percentile £67.98 £44.95 £50.61
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £22.33
% change year-on-year +0.72% +55.62% +1.50%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021, 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) AWS
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (18.18%) Storage Management
8 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) EMC
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
8 4 (18.18%) C
8 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (9.09%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) GCP
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) DECT
3 1 (4.55%) IPv4
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) Multicast
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) PPP
3 1 (4.55%) UPnP
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Impala
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) GitLab
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) GDB
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (9.09%) International Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Java ME
3 1 (4.55%) JMS
3 1 (4.55%) Murex MxML
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 2 (9.09%) DTCC
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) OpenWrt
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) DevOps
1 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Storage Management
2 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Break/Fix
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) Python
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) C
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) Go
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) JTAG
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (9.09%) Veritas File System
1 2 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Netcool
2 2 (9.09%) QRadar
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.55%) Oozie
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 2 (9.09%) Hortonworks
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Murex
4 2 (9.09%) Qualys
4 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 2 (9.09%) SunGard
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.55%) MarketAxess
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Tradeweb