Period
to 30 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 248 245
Rank change year-on-year +69 -3 -34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 406 843 1,089
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.06% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 2.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 444 741
Median daily rate £486 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -0.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £350
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £478 £498 £500
% change year-on-year -4.02% -0.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -11.39%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +34.29% -11.39%

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 11,103 33,785 41,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.92% 42.49% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,437 23,646 29,441
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 598 640
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.78 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +5.96% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.00 £19.24 £17.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.08 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.61
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.74% +4.03%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Shell Script in England over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 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 +80 207 £500 - 39
South East +132 75 £500 - 10
North of England +53 38 £425 -5.56% 8
North West +66 32 £409 -9.22% 3
South West +88 28 £443 -1.67% 11
Midlands +70 17 £427 -11.61% 14
West Midlands +56 16 £425 -2.30% 8
East of England +31 12 £450 +8.43% 2
North East +19 6 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands +44 1 £520 - 6
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 207 (50.99%) Linux
2 151 (37.19%) SQL
3 149 (36.70%) Oracle
4 141 (34.73%) Python
5 132 (32.51%) Unix
6 124 (30.54%) Java
7 120 (29.56%) Security Cleared
8 114 (28.08%) DevOps
9 110 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (26.11%) SC Cleared
11 94 (23.15%) Windows
12 90 (22.17%) Azure
12 90 (22.17%) AWS
13 69 (17.00%) Jenkins
13 69 (17.00%) Kubernetes
14 67 (16.50%) Bash Shell
15 65 (16.01%) Migration
16 63 (15.52%) PL/SQL
17 62 (15.27%) Perl
18 60 (14.78%) Finance
18 60 (14.78%) Test Automation
19 59 (14.53%) IBM
19 59 (14.53%) Ansible
20 56 (13.79%) Terraform
21 55 (13.55%) Git (software)
22 51 (12.56%) C
23 50 (12.32%) Docker
24 47 (11.58%) Puppet
25 44 (10.84%) Analytics
26 43 (10.59%) PaaS

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 39 (9.61%) WebLogic
2 35 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (6.16%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.17%) Confluence
5 20 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (4.43%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.94%) JBoss
8 15 (3.69%) Apache Spark
9 14 (3.45%) Apache
10 13 (3.20%) Apache Geronimo
10 13 (3.20%) Apache TomEE
11 8 (1.97%) IIS
12 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.99%) nginx
14 4 (0.99%) SAS
15 3 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.74%) Jupyter
16 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.49%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Windchill
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (4.43%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.72%) Documaker
4 7 (1.72%) ION MarketView
5 6 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 90 (22.17%) AWS
1 90 (22.17%) Azure
2 43 (10.59%) PaaS
3 36 (8.87%) SaaS
4 27 (6.65%) GitHub
5 21 (5.17%) GCP
6 14 (3.45%) Power Platform
7 12 (2.96%) IaaS
8 10 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.48%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.48%) Serverless
10 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.99%) Office 365
11 4 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon Cognito
12 3 (0.74%) BlazeMeter
12 3 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.85%) DNS
2 30 (7.39%) Firewall
2 30 (7.39%) VPN
3 25 (6.16%) DMZ
4 20 (4.93%) SNMP
5 16 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.69%) Network Security
7 14 (3.45%) Kerberos
7 14 (3.45%) LAN
8 13 (3.20%) Internet
9 12 (2.96%) OSPF
10 11 (2.71%) SSL
10 11 (2.71%) WAN
11 10 (2.46%) SAN
11 10 (2.46%) TACACS
12 8 (1.97%) DHCP
12 8 (1.97%) HTTP
13 6 (1.48%) SSH
14 4 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
14 4 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.36%) Hadoop
2 34 (8.37%) Big Data
3 29 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.16%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (4.93%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.68%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.94%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (3.45%) Power BI
10 14 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.96%) MySQL
11 12 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.46%) Apache Hive
13 10 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.46%) Data Lake
13 10 (2.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 69 (17.00%) Jenkins
2 55 (13.55%) Git (software)
3 43 (10.59%) JIRA
4 29 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 29 (7.14%) GitLab
5 28 (6.90%) Maven
6 22 (5.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (4.19%) Subversion
8 15 (3.69%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.69%) Visual Studio
9 13 (3.20%) Selenium
9 13 (3.20%) SonarQube
10 12 (2.96%) CA Gen
11 11 (2.71%) LoadRunner
11 11 (2.71%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.46%) ClearCase
12 10 (2.46%) JUnit
12 10 (2.46%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.72%) JMeter
14 6 (1.48%) Ant
General
1 60 (14.78%) Finance
2 34 (8.37%) Public Sector
3 27 (6.65%) Banking
4 19 (4.68%) Front Office
5 17 (4.19%) General Ledger
6 8 (1.97%) Back Office
7 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.48%) Retail
7 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.74%) Electronics
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.49%) Law
11 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (26.60%) Developer
2 48 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (8.13%) Administrator
4 32 (7.88%) Consultant
5 29 (7.14%) DBA
6 27 (6.65%) Architect
7 26 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.91%) Oracle DBA
9 20 (4.93%) Python Developer
10 19 (4.68%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.69%) Cloud Developer
11 15 (3.69%) Technical Developer
12 14 (3.45%) Analyst
13 13 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
14 12 (2.96%) DevOps Administrator
15 11 (2.71%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (2.71%) Oracle Developer
16 10 (2.46%) Applications Support
17 9 (2.22%) Oracle Consultant
17 9 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.87%) Web Services
2 34 (8.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (7.88%) Middleware
4 28 (6.90%) SOAP
5 27 (6.65%) SAML
5 27 (6.65%) Spring
6 22 (5.42%) REST
7 19 (4.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (3.94%) .NET
8 16 (3.94%) J2EE
8 16 (3.94%) Spring Boot
9 15 (3.69%) IBM Integration Bus
9 15 (3.69%) JSON
9 15 (3.69%) LDAP
10 13 (3.20%) XML
11 12 (2.96%) Kafka
12 11 (2.71%) YAML
13 10 (2.46%) HTML
13 10 (2.46%) OpenID
13 10 (2.46%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.65%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (4.19%) Clustering
4 16 (3.94%) Market Risk
5 13 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.71%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.71%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.46%) Swaptions
8 9 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.97%) PKI
10 7 (1.72%) Equities
11 5 (1.23%) Derivative
12 4 (0.99%) FMCG
12 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.99%) Robotics
13 3 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.74%) Replication
13 3 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 207 (50.99%) Linux
2 132 (32.51%) Unix
3 94 (23.15%) Windows
4 38 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.42%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.20%) CentOS
7 10 (2.46%) AIX
8 9 (2.22%) Solaris
9 8 (1.97%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.99%) Android
11 4 (0.99%) Debian
12 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.25%) HPUX
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
13 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.08%) DevOps
2 110 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (16.01%) Migration
4 60 (14.78%) Test Automation
5 44 (10.84%) Analytics
6 42 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (8.87%) Scrum
8 35 (8.62%) SOA
9 34 (8.37%) Data Migration
9 34 (8.37%) TDD
10 32 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (7.39%) Configuration Management
12 30 (7.39%) SDLC
13 27 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (6.65%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (6.40%) Open Source
15 25 (6.16%) OO
16 24 (5.91%) Dashboard Development
17 23 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (37.19%) SQL
2 141 (34.73%) Python
3 124 (30.54%) Java
4 67 (16.50%) Bash Shell
5 63 (15.52%) PL/SQL
6 62 (15.27%) Perl
7 51 (12.56%) C
8 29 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 22 (5.42%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.94%) Scala
11 15 (3.69%) Java 8
12 13 (3.20%) C#
13 12 (2.96%) Korn
14 11 (2.71%) C-shell
14 11 (2.71%) Ruby
14 11 (2.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 9 (2.22%) R
16 8 (1.97%) Go
16 8 (1.97%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (29.56%) Security Cleared
2 106 (26.11%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.87%) Degree
4 33 (8.13%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.45%) CCA
6 11 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.48%) CISSP
8 5 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.23%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
9 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.49%) CCNA
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.49%) MCAD
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.49%) RHCE
10 2 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) AICPA
3 2 (0.49%) COBIT
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) NIST
3 2 (0.49%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 50 (12.32%) Docker
2 25 (6.16%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (4.68%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.46%) Oracle Clusterware
6 7 (1.72%) HDFS
7 6 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (1.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.74%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.49%) XenApp
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (17.00%) Kubernetes
2 59 (14.53%) Ansible
3 56 (13.79%) Terraform
4 47 (11.58%) Puppet
5 23 (5.67%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (4.43%) Data Guard
8 17 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 17 (4.19%) Packer
9 12 (2.96%) Netcool
9 12 (2.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 10 (2.46%) HP ALM
10 10 (2.46%) Netcool/Webtop
10 10 (2.46%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.97%) Nagios
12 6 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (1.48%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.23%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.74%) IBM BigFix
14 3 (0.74%) Oozie
Vendors
1 149 (36.70%) Oracle
2 59 (14.53%) IBM
3 34 (8.37%) Red Hat
4 31 (7.64%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.65%) Hortonworks
5 27 (6.65%) Splunk
6 23 (5.67%) Informatica
7 20 (4.93%) Cloudera
8 13 (3.20%) BEA
9 12 (2.96%) Google
9 12 (2.96%) HP
10 11 (2.71%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.71%) Murex
10 11 (2.71%) VMware
10 11 (2.71%) webMethods
11 8 (1.97%) CA
11 8 (1.97%) Cisco
11 8 (1.97%) Databricks
12 7 (1.72%) ION Trading
12 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow