Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 213 172
Rank change year-on-year -24 -41 +17
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1,041 1,065 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.27% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 3.06% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 649 942
England median daily rate £463 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £349 £303
90th Percentile £600 £638 £622
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +42.54%
10th Percentile £31.65 £35.63 £32.95
90th Percentile £50.45 £51.88 £55.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,786 34,846 38,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.65% 41.51% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,943 24,010 26,333
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 716 757 861
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +7.14% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.65 £14.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.13 £38.50
% change year-on-year -0.30% +6.82% +10.00%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London -77 501 £500 - 96
South East -27 195 £425 +6.25% 27
North of England +17 173 £430 -4.44% 38
Yorkshire +38 82 £450 +2.86% 16
Midlands +30 79 £475 +15.85% 20
South West +32 53 £485 +10.86% 16
North West -35 50 £463 +2.78% 19
North East +23 43 £400 +11.89% 3
West Midlands +2 40 £393 -3.68% 14
East Midlands +18 39 £488 +8.33% 6
East of England +10 35 £390 -7.69% 17
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 615 (59.08%) Linux
2 556 (53.41%) Unix
3 381 (36.60%) Java
4 368 (35.35%) Python
5 359 (34.49%) SQL
6 324 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
7 323 (31.03%) Oracle
7 323 (31.03%) DevOps
8 293 (28.15%) Jenkins
9 240 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
10 232 (22.29%) Git (software)
11 218 (20.94%) Ansible
12 213 (20.46%) Finance
13 199 (19.12%) Windows
14 197 (18.92%) Docker
15 195 (18.73%) Bash Shell
16 189 (18.16%) Continuous Integration
17 188 (18.06%) Puppet
18 170 (16.33%) Perl
19 158 (15.18%) PL/SQL
20 154 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 147 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
22 145 (13.93%) Configuration Management
23 131 (12.58%) Scrum
24 130 (12.49%) Red Hat
25 127 (12.20%) TDD
25 127 (12.20%) Security Cleared
26 124 (11.91%) JavaScript
26 124 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
27 123 (11.82%) Oracle Database

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 98 (9.41%) Apache
2 82 (7.88%) Apache Spark
3 61 (5.86%) Confluence
4 46 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 43 (4.13%) WebLogic
6 42 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (3.27%) WebSphere
8 33 (3.17%) JBoss
9 32 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 25 (2.40%) nginx
10 25 (2.40%) SAS
11 20 (1.92%) GemFire
12 16 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.25%) Jetty
14 11 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.77%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.77%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.77%) TPMS
Applications
1 21 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.29%) Simulink
4 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.38%) Global One
4 4 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.38%) Kondor
4 4 (0.38%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.19%) Documaker
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.19%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 2 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.096%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.096%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 240 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (6.72%) GitHub
4 53 (5.09%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 48 (4.61%) PaaS
7 36 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (3.36%) Serverless
9 34 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
10 29 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (2.50%) IaaS
13 25 (2.40%) OpenShift
14 23 (2.21%) SaaS
15 20 (1.92%) npm
16 15 (1.44%) Route 53
17 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
19 10 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 10 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.94%) HTTP
1 41 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 34 (3.27%) Firewall
3 33 (3.17%) SAN
4 29 (2.79%) SSL
5 22 (2.11%) DNS
6 18 (1.73%) Internet
7 17 (1.63%) FTP
8 16 (1.54%) SMTP
9 14 (1.34%) IMAP
10 13 (1.25%) SMS
11 12 (1.15%) VPN
12 10 (0.96%) WAN
13 9 (0.86%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.86%) LAN
13 9 (0.86%) SNMP
14 7 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (0.67%) SSH
15 6 (0.58%) NAS
16 5 (0.48%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (11.82%) Oracle Database
2 120 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 119 (11.43%) Hadoop
4 110 (10.57%) Big Data
5 80 (7.68%) SQL Server
6 73 (7.01%) NoSQL
7 69 (6.63%) Apache Hive
8 68 (6.53%) HBase
8 68 (6.53%) MongoDB
9 67 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (6.24%) MySQL
11 63 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
12 61 (5.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 50 (4.80%) RDBMS
14 41 (3.94%) Oracle Database 12c
15 39 (3.75%) DB2
16 32 (3.07%) Impala
17 30 (2.88%) Sqoop
18 28 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 24 (2.31%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 293 (28.15%) Jenkins
2 232 (22.29%) Git (software)
3 115 (11.05%) JIRA
4 96 (9.22%) Gradle
5 87 (8.36%) Maven
6 67 (6.44%) JUnit
7 62 (5.96%) Cucumber
8 54 (5.19%) Subversion
9 41 (3.94%) Artifactory
10 38 (3.65%) Mockito
11 33 (3.17%) Bitbucket
12 29 (2.79%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.69%) Selenium
14 23 (2.21%) IntelliJ
14 23 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (2.11%) Vagrant
16 21 (2.02%) Ant
17 19 (1.83%) gulp
18 18 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
18 18 (1.73%) WebDriver
General
1 213 (20.46%) Finance
2 84 (8.07%) Banking
3 32 (3.07%) Front Office
4 30 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.69%) Retail
7 19 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.44%) Back Office
9 8 (0.77%) Games
10 7 (0.67%) Legal
10 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.67%) Marketing
11 6 (0.58%) Publishing
11 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 302 (29.01%) Developer
2 159 (15.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 101 (9.70%) Administrator
4 97 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 62 (5.96%) Analyst
6 59 (5.67%) DBA
7 54 (5.19%) Architect
8 51 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
9 50 (4.80%) AWS DevOps
10 46 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
11 45 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
11 45 (4.32%) Senior Developer
12 44 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
13 43 (4.13%) Data Engineer
14 42 (4.03%) Oracle DBA
15 39 (3.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 38 (3.65%) Oracle Developer
17 36 (3.46%) Consultant
18 33 (3.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 31 (2.98%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (9.89%) Spring
2 96 (9.22%) Web Services
3 93 (8.93%) RESTful
4 88 (8.45%) JSON
5 87 (8.36%) XML
6 85 (8.17%) REST
7 72 (6.92%) Kafka
8 67 (6.44%) HTML
8 67 (6.44%) SOAP
9 59 (5.67%) J2EE
10 57 (5.48%) Middleware
11 51 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
12 46 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
13 41 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 41 (3.94%) LDAP
14 39 (3.75%) .NET
15 38 (3.65%) Node.js
16 32 (3.07%) Gherkin
17 28 (2.69%) Java EE
18 27 (2.59%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.24%) Linux Command Line
3 40 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 32 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.50%) Fixed Income
8 22 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 22 (2.11%) Equities
9 21 (2.02%) User Experience
10 19 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.83%) Replication
11 16 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.44%) VSAM
12 15 (1.44%) Wiki
13 13 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (0.96%) Clustering
14 10 (0.96%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 615 (59.08%) Linux
2 556 (53.41%) Unix
3 199 (19.12%) Windows
4 154 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 113 (10.85%) Solaris
6 86 (8.26%) Windows Server
7 84 (8.07%) AIX
8 69 (6.63%) CentOS
9 34 (3.27%) HPUX
10 23 (2.21%) VME
10 23 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 23 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.54%) MVS
13 16 (1.54%) VMS
14 11 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.96%) Debian
16 9 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (31.03%) DevOps
3 189 (18.16%) Continuous Integration
4 145 (13.93%) Configuration Management
5 131 (12.58%) Scrum
6 127 (12.20%) TDD
7 124 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
8 121 (11.62%) Open Source
9 103 (9.89%) Test Automation
10 96 (9.22%) Microservices
10 96 (9.22%) OO
11 80 (7.68%) Performance Tuning
12 77 (7.40%) ITIL
13 74 (7.11%) BDD
14 72 (6.92%) Software Engineering
15 69 (6.63%) Data Modelling
16 67 (6.44%) Deployment Automation
16 67 (6.44%) ETL
17 66 (6.34%) Migration
18 59 (5.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 381 (36.60%) Java
2 368 (35.35%) Python
3 359 (34.49%) SQL
4 195 (18.73%) Bash Shell
5 170 (16.33%) Perl
6 158 (15.18%) PL/SQL
7 124 (11.91%) JavaScript
8 107 (10.28%) PowerShell
9 99 (9.51%) Ruby
10 84 (8.07%) Scala
11 77 (7.40%) Korn
12 75 (7.20%) Groovy
13 55 (5.28%) C#
14 54 (5.19%) C
15 51 (4.90%) C++
16 45 (4.32%) Java 8
17 35 (3.36%) PHP
18 22 (2.11%) VB
19 21 (2.02%) JCL
20 20 (1.92%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 127 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 100 (9.61%) Degree
2 100 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.73%) MCITP
4 18 (1.73%) MCP
4 18 (1.73%) MCSA
4 18 (1.73%) MCSE
4 18 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.77%) OCP
8 6 (0.58%) OCA
9 5 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.48%) RHCE
10 4 (0.38%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.29%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.00%) QA
2 27 (2.59%) SLA
3 25 (2.40%) GCP
4 19 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.96%) MiFID
6 8 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.77%) EMIR
7 5 (0.48%) GDPR
8 3 (0.29%) HL7
9 2 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.19%) IFRS
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.096%) COREP
10 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.096%) DICOM
10 1 (0.096%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.096%) FINREP
10 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 197 (18.92%) Docker
2 73 (7.01%) HDFS
3 44 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 29 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (1.83%) Apache Flume
7 19 (1.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 16 (1.54%) RACF
9 15 (1.44%) Firmware
9 15 (1.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 10 (0.96%) Samba
10 10 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.77%) NFS
11 8 (0.77%) Xen
12 7 (0.67%) GlusterFS
13 6 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 218 (20.94%) Ansible
2 188 (18.06%) Puppet
3 147 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (9.41%) Kubernetes
5 85 (8.17%) Terraform
6 53 (5.09%) Hadoop YARN
7 36 (3.46%) Kibana
7 36 (3.46%) Nagios
8 32 (3.07%) logstash
9 29 (2.79%) Grafana
10 26 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 26 (2.50%) Tivoli
11 21 (2.02%) Data Guard
11 21 (2.02%) Oozie
12 20 (1.92%) CFEngine
13 19 (1.83%) Nessus
14 17 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (1.63%) Packer
15 15 (1.44%) Control-M
15 15 (1.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 323 (31.03%) Oracle
2 130 (12.49%) Red Hat
3 83 (7.97%) VMware
4 74 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 66 (6.34%) Splunk
6 52 (5.00%) IBM
7 46 (4.42%) HP
8 38 (3.65%) SaltStack
9 34 (3.27%) Informatica
10 33 (3.17%) CA
10 33 (3.17%) Cloudera
11 32 (3.07%) ServiceNow
12 30 (2.88%) Google
13 28 (2.69%) Sun
14 25 (2.40%) Hortonworks
14 25 (2.40%) Sybase
15 23 (2.21%) BEA
15 23 (2.21%) BMC
16 21 (2.02%) AppDynamics
17 20 (1.92%) SolarWinds