Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 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)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 262 227
Rank change year-on-year -1 -35 -26
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 558 940 1,125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.99% 1.06% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.43% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 605 659
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £343 £350
90th Percentile £613 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 32
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £40.75 £32.00 £32.13
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £42.95
UK median hourly rate £41.85 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +12.50% -

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 23,166 38,701 40,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.97% 43.51% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,842 27,306 28,471
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £651 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.24% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 606 734
Median hourly rate £41.09 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.83 £17.66 £17.43
90th Percentile £56.13 £53.75 £50.75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in England.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 30 March 2020. 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 -20 204 £500 -4.76% 59
South East +71 134 £475 +8.57% 59
North of England +35 111 £500 +5.26% 15
North West +35 60 £500 -25.93% 9
Midlands +40 58 £428 +0.71% 19
West Midlands +27 33 £425 +6.25% 10
North East +17 26 £430 +7.50% 2
East Midlands +39 25 £495 +12.56% 9
Yorkshire +17 25 £519 +20.64% 4
South West -7 23 £461 -2.89% 6
East of England +3 22 £375 -18.92% 8
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 279 (50.00%) Linux
2 259 (46.42%) SQL
3 257 (46.06%) Oracle
4 245 (43.91%) Unix
5 213 (38.17%) Java
6 194 (34.77%) Python
7 184 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
8 183 (32.80%) PL/SQL
9 156 (27.96%) DevOps
10 137 (24.55%) Security Cleared
11 127 (22.76%) Perl
12 123 (22.04%) SC Cleared
13 105 (18.82%) Git (software)
14 104 (18.64%) Jenkins
15 97 (17.38%) Docker
16 95 (17.03%) Ansible
17 92 (16.49%) REST
18 90 (16.13%) Migration
19 88 (15.77%) Windows
20 86 (15.41%) AWS
21 83 (14.87%) Oracle Database
22 82 (14.70%) Configuration Management
23 80 (14.34%) IBM
24 79 (14.16%) Scrum
25 77 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 74 (13.26%) Kubernetes
27 73 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
27 73 (13.08%) Red Hat
28 71 (12.72%) Azure
29 70 (12.54%) Analytical Skills

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 65 (11.65%) WebLogic
2 35 (6.27%) Confluence
3 21 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.87%) SAS
7 15 (2.69%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.69%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.15%) nginx
9 11 (1.97%) Apache
10 10 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.08%) GemFire
12 6 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.90%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.90%) IIS
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.72%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.72%) JCAPS
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 37 (6.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 27 (4.84%) Oracle Payables
3 24 (4.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (4.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (1.79%) Finacle
6 9 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.54%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.18%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 86 (15.41%) AWS
2 71 (12.72%) Azure
3 38 (6.81%) GitHub
4 27 (4.84%) Serverless
5 24 (4.30%) OpenShift
6 16 (2.87%) Boomi
7 15 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (2.33%) Power Platform
8 13 (2.33%) SaaS
9 11 (1.97%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.97%) GCP
9 11 (1.97%) IaaS
10 10 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (1.79%) Office 365
10 10 (1.79%) PaaS
11 9 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.25%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.81%) SNMP
2 30 (5.38%) Firewall
3 22 (3.94%) DNS
4 15 (2.69%) SSL
5 12 (2.15%) BGP
5 12 (2.15%) MPLS
6 10 (1.79%) Network Security
6 10 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.61%) DMZ
7 9 (1.61%) DSL
7 9 (1.61%) FTP
7 9 (1.61%) VXLAN
8 8 (1.43%) HTTP
9 7 (1.25%) VPN
10 5 (0.90%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.90%) Junos
10 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.72%) IPv4
11 4 (0.72%) IPv6
11 4 (0.72%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.87%) Oracle Database
2 49 (8.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (6.45%) Big Data
3 36 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 33 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 32 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 28 (5.02%) NoSQL
7 28 (5.02%) Oracle Reports
8 26 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.30%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (3.41%) Pentaho
11 19 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (3.23%) MySQL
13 13 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (2.33%) Power BI
14 12 (2.15%) Apache Hive
14 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 104 (18.64%) Jenkins
3 49 (8.78%) JIRA
4 37 (6.63%) Maven
5 26 (4.66%) Bitbucket
5 26 (4.66%) Cucumber
6 24 (4.30%) Eclipse
6 24 (4.30%) JUnit
7 23 (4.12%) GitLab
8 22 (3.94%) Subversion
9 20 (3.58%) Gradle
10 18 (3.23%) Selenium
11 16 (2.87%) CA Gen
12 15 (2.69%) Mockito
13 14 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (2.33%) ProC
15 11 (1.97%) PVCS
16 10 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
16 10 (1.79%) Toad
17 9 (1.61%) Artifactory
General
1 68 (12.19%) Finance
2 32 (5.73%) Banking
3 23 (4.12%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.94%) General Ledger
5 14 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.25%) Back Office
8 6 (1.08%) Retail
9 3 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Front Office
9 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.36%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (36.92%) Developer
2 55 (9.86%) Java Developer
3 44 (7.89%) Architect
4 42 (7.53%) Administrator
5 40 (7.17%) Designer
5 40 (7.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (6.99%) Oracle Developer
7 35 (6.27%) DBA
7 35 (6.27%) Solutions Designer
8 29 (5.20%) Oracle DBA
8 29 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (4.66%) Software Engineer
10 22 (3.94%) Consultant
11 20 (3.58%) Analyst
12 19 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (2.87%) Azure Engineer
15 15 (2.69%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.49%) REST
2 64 (11.47%) SOAP
3 59 (10.57%) Web Services
4 58 (10.39%) XML
5 57 (10.22%) J2EE
6 50 (8.96%) JSON
7 42 (7.53%) Spring
8 26 (4.66%) Middleware
9 22 (3.94%) .NET
9 22 (3.94%) Spring Boot
10 19 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
11 18 (3.23%) HTML
12 17 (3.05%) Gherkin
12 17 (3.05%) WireMock
12 17 (3.05%) XSL
13 16 (2.87%) AngularJS
13 16 (2.87%) XSD
14 15 (2.69%) Kafka
15 14 (2.51%) React
16 13 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 7 (1.25%) Blog
5 7 (1.25%) Clustering
6 5 (0.90%) Cloud Native
6 5 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (0.90%) Grid Computing
6 5 (0.90%) PKI
7 4 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.72%) Replication
7 4 (0.72%) Robotics
7 4 (0.72%) User Experience
7 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.54%) iPad
8 3 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 279 (50.00%) Linux
2 245 (43.91%) Unix
3 88 (15.77%) Windows
4 77 (13.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (5.56%) AIX
6 29 (5.20%) Solaris
7 18 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.79%) CentOS
9 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.72%) HPUX
12 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (27.96%) DevOps
3 90 (16.13%) Migration
4 82 (14.70%) Configuration Management
5 79 (14.16%) Scrum
6 73 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
7 56 (10.04%) Test Automation
8 54 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (9.32%) Data Modelling
9 52 (9.32%) Unit Testing
10 48 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.60%) ETL
10 48 (8.60%) Microservices
11 47 (8.42%) Process Improvement
12 46 (8.24%) Problem Management
12 46 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 45 (8.06%) ITIL
14 44 (7.89%) SDLC
15 42 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
16 40 (7.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 259 (46.42%) SQL
2 213 (38.17%) Java
3 194 (34.77%) Python
4 183 (32.80%) PL/SQL
5 127 (22.76%) Perl
6 61 (10.93%) JavaScript
7 57 (10.22%) Bash Shell
8 56 (10.04%) PowerShell
9 31 (5.56%) PHP
10 23 (4.12%) Groovy
11 22 (3.94%) C
12 21 (3.76%) Ruby
13 18 (3.23%) XPath
14 17 (3.05%) C++
15 16 (2.87%) XQuery
16 14 (2.51%) C#
17 13 (2.33%) Java 8
17 13 (2.33%) TypeScript
18 9 (1.61%) SAS Macro
19 8 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (24.55%) Security Cleared
2 123 (22.04%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.02%) Degree
4 13 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.25%) CCA
7 5 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.72%) RHCE
9 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) CISSP
10 2 (0.36%) CRISC
10 2 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.36%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CISM
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) OCA
11 1 (0.18%) OCP
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.94%) QA
2 11 (1.97%) SLA
3 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) COREP
5 2 (0.36%) FINREP
6 1 (0.18%) AICPA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (17.38%) Docker
2 21 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.05%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.08%) HDFS
5 6 (1.08%) Squid
6 5 (0.90%) OCFS2
7 3 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.36%) LXC
8 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) Ceph
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 95 (17.03%) Ansible
2 74 (13.26%) Kubernetes
3 67 (12.01%) Puppet
4 49 (8.78%) Terraform
5 42 (7.53%) Netcool
5 42 (7.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 35 (6.27%) Amdocs OSS
7 26 (4.66%) Data Guard
8 24 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (4.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (2.69%) Packer
12 11 (1.97%) SCOM
13 10 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.79%) Kibana
13 10 (1.79%) logstash
14 9 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 7 (1.25%) Nagios
16 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 257 (46.06%) Oracle
2 80 (14.34%) IBM
3 73 (13.08%) Red Hat
4 41 (7.35%) Remedy
5 38 (6.81%) BMC
5 38 (6.81%) Informatica
6 37 (6.63%) BEA
6 37 (6.63%) ServiceNow
7 35 (6.27%) Cramer
7 35 (6.27%) Siebel
7 35 (6.27%) xMatters
8 32 (5.73%) VMware
9 27 (4.84%) Cisco
10 26 (4.66%) Microsoft
11 23 (4.12%) webMethods
12 21 (3.76%) Cloudera
13 18 (3.23%) AppDynamics
13 18 (3.23%) Pega
14 17 (3.05%) Dell
15 16 (2.87%) Sybase