Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 156 103
Rank change year-on-year +19 -53 +61
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 56 42 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 0.89% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 2.29% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 49
East of England median daily rate £414 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £295 £352 £262
90th Percentile £456 £535 £489
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £31.05 - £29.85
90th Percentile £38.75 - £48.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +42.54%

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 1,742 1,838 1,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.84% 39.06% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,061 1,069 1,050
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £250
90th Percentile £563 £563 £523
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 118 117
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.43 £25.73 £21.08
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.91 £52.35
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 +36 31 £425 -18.97% 8
Hertfordshire -11 10 £350 -12.50% 4
Bedfordshire -1 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Suffolk -7 5 £425 -5.56%
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £400 - 7
Norfolk +1 1 £435 -3.33%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 38 (67.86%) Unix
2 35 (62.50%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (44.64%) Oracle
4 25 (44.64%) Solaris
5 20 (35.71%) Windows
6 19 (33.93%) WebLogic
7 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) webMethods
8 17 (30.36%) BEA
8 17 (30.36%) PL/SQL
9 16 (28.57%) J2EE
9 16 (28.57%) DevOps
10 14 (25.00%) Perl
10 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 13 (23.21%) Java
11 13 (23.21%) Analytics
12 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (21.43%) Apache
12 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
13 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
13 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
14 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
14 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
14 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (17.86%) Informatica
15 9 (16.07%) JBoss
15 9 (16.07%) AIX

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 19 (33.93%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.43%) Apache
3 9 (16.07%) JBoss
4 7 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
5 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.93%) GitHub
4 4 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) SAN
2 4 (7.14%) SSH
3 3 (5.36%) FTP
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.93%) Apache Kudu
4 5 (8.93%) Big Data
4 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.93%) Impala
4 5 (8.93%) OLTP
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.14%) Ingres
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) CA Gen
1 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.79%) GitLab
5 1 (1.79%) JMeter
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Unix Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) J2EE
2 8 (14.29%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) Kafka
3 5 (8.93%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) Servlets
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Unix
2 35 (62.50%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (44.64%) Solaris
5 20 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (16.07%) AIX
6 9 (16.07%) CentOS
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.36%) HPUX
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) DevOps
2 13 (23.21%) Analytics
3 12 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (16.07%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.71%) RUP
9 6 (10.71%) Validation
10 5 (8.93%) Change Control
10 5 (8.93%) Data Science
10 5 (8.93%) Security Management
11 4 (7.14%) Data Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) PL/SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Perl
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Korn
7 3 (5.36%) VB
7 3 (5.36%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GCP
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Flume
2 5 (8.93%) HDFS
2 5 (8.93%) Xen
3 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Oozie
2 5 (8.93%) WSUS
3 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Opsview
4 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
6 1 (1.79%) Consul
6 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.79%) Grafana
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.79%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Oracle
2 18 (32.14%) webMethods
3 17 (30.36%) BEA
4 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (17.86%) Informatica
6 7 (12.50%) VMware
7 6 (10.71%) Pega
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) Splunk
10 2 (3.57%) Remedy
11 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.79%) Dynatrace
11 1 (1.79%) Veritas