Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 103 154
Rank change year-on-year -48 +51 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 54 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.06% 1.82% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 4.64% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 15
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -24.32% +8.82%
10th Percentile £341 £250 £308
90th Percentile £485 £475 £554
England median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +1.27% -15.51%
10th Percentile £36.65 £34.54 £30.88
90th Percentile £43.30 £40.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1971 1897 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.85% 39.27% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1122 1313
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £287 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 130 169
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £15.86 £27.62 £19.96
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the East of England

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -14 19 £378 +25.83%
Hertfordshire -27 15 £400 +55.34% 2
Norfolk -12 9 £450 +20.00%
Bedfordshire -2 5 - -
Suffolk +13 4 £458 +11.79%
Cambridgeshire -26 1 - - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 36 (66.67%) Unix
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 29 (53.70%) Oracle
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 18 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 16 (29.63%) Solaris
8 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.93%) Middleware
9 14 (25.93%) JBoss
10 13 (24.07%) Windows
10 13 (24.07%) Java
10 13 (24.07%) Perl
10 13 (24.07%) Python
11 12 (22.22%) J2EE
11 12 (22.22%) Apache
12 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
13 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
14 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (16.67%) Web Services
14 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
15 8 (14.81%) WebLogic Portal
15 8 (14.81%) HTML
15 8 (14.81%) webMethods
15 8 (14.81%) BEA
15 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
15 8 (14.81%) Puppet
15 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 14 (25.93%) JBoss
3 12 (22.22%) Apache
4 8 (14.81%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.85%) Confluence
8 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.85%) SAS
8 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) Route 53
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) LAN
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
1 4 (7.41%) X.500
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.85%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.85%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.56%) Impala
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Sqoop
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Parquet
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) AccuRev
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Ant
4 3 (5.56%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) JBehave
5 1 (1.85%) jMock
5 1 (1.85%) Mockito
5 1 (1.85%) Moq
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Billing
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Trainee
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
5 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Unix Developer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Middleware
2 12 (22.22%) J2EE
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 5 (9.26%) Regular Expression
6 5 (9.26%) XML
7 4 (7.41%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) REST
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 3 (5.56%) Ajax
8 3 (5.56%) CSS3
8 3 (5.56%) Java EE
8 3 (5.56%) JAXB
8 3 (5.56%) JAX-RS
8 3 (5.56%) JAX-WS
8 3 (5.56%) JPA
8 3 (5.56%) RESTful
8 3 (5.56%) SOAP
8 3 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Unix
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 16 (29.63%) Solaris
4 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (24.07%) Windows
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.41%) HPUX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Open Source
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.41%) Kanban
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Computer Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Microservices
8 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) Perl
2 13 (24.07%) Python
3 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) Groovy
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Korn
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Samba
2 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Terraform
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (3.70%) Oozie
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) Grafana
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.81%) BEA
3 8 (14.81%) webMethods
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 4 (7.41%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) CA
5 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 3 (5.56%) FireEye
5 3 (5.56%) Intel
5 3 (5.56%) McAfee
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec
5 3 (5.56%) WSO2
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft