Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 197 181
Rank change year-on-year -30 -16 -5
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1,112 1,224 1,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.38% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 3.39% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 746 804
England median daily rate £463 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £287
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £454 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +5.52% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £30.73 £26.25 £24.99
90th Percentile £44.80 £55.25 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% +8.33%

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 39,505 36,150 38,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.40% 40.64% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,988 25,069 26,530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 797 986
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £17.51 £15.65 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -72 537 £500 +5.26% 97
South East +20 229 £413 +3.13% 21
North of England +31 169 £425 +3.66% 43
Midlands +26 100 £375 -6.25% 21
West Midlands +34 71 £375 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire +30 68 £530 +23.26% 16
North West +7 61 £450 +5.88% 23
North East +47 55 £431 +11.29% 4
South West +9 50 £450 +33.33% 10
East Midlands +1 29 £350 -9.68% 12
East of England -31 27 £380 +43.40% 33
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 682 (61.33%) Linux
2 648 (58.27%) Unix
3 389 (34.98%) SQL
4 373 (33.54%) Java
5 372 (33.45%) Oracle
6 336 (30.22%) Python
7 310 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
8 260 (23.38%) DevOps
9 254 (22.84%) Jenkins
10 214 (19.24%) Git (software)
11 205 (18.44%) Finance
11 205 (18.44%) Windows
12 197 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 194 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
14 188 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
15 179 (16.10%) Perl
16 174 (15.65%) Red Hat
17 168 (15.11%) Puppet
17 168 (15.11%) Docker
18 167 (15.02%) PL/SQL
19 151 (13.58%) Ansible
20 146 (13.13%) Bash Shell
21 141 (12.68%) Solaris
22 137 (12.32%) Oracle Database
23 132 (11.87%) Relational Database
24 131 (11.78%) Configuration Management
25 129 (11.60%) Security Cleared
26 126 (11.33%) Banking
27 122 (10.97%) TDD
28 120 (10.79%) JSON

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 97 (8.72%) Apache
2 81 (7.28%) Apache Spark
3 66 (5.94%) WebSphere
4 63 (5.67%) Tomcat
5 57 (5.13%) Confluence
6 55 (4.95%) JBoss
7 47 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (3.78%) WebLogic
9 35 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 30 (2.70%) SAS
11 24 (2.16%) nginx
12 17 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (1.35%) IIS
14 12 (1.08%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.90%) GemFire
16 7 (0.63%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.63%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
16 7 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.36%) HipChat
4 2 (0.18%) Houdini
4 2 (0.18%) Maya
4 2 (0.18%) NUKE
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.090%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.44%) Temenos T24
3 15 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (1.08%) Kondor
5 10 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.54%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.36%) RMDS
10 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.27%) Global One
10 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 2 (0.18%) Unica
12 1 (0.090%) HFM
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 188 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.86%) GitHub
4 53 (4.77%) PaaS
5 41 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (3.51%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.52%) IaaS
7 28 (2.52%) SaaS
8 27 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (2.25%) OpenShift
9 25 (2.25%) Serverless
10 20 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (1.53%) Route 53
13 12 (1.08%) Boomi
13 12 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.40%) SAN
2 56 (5.04%) HTTP
3 45 (4.05%) Firewall
4 44 (3.96%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.16%) DNS
5 24 (2.16%) SSL
6 16 (1.44%) NAS
7 15 (1.35%) Kerberos
7 15 (1.35%) SNMP
8 14 (1.26%) SSH
9 13 (1.17%) IMAP
10 12 (1.08%) FTP
10 12 (1.08%) Internet
10 12 (1.08%) LAN
11 11 (0.99%) SMTP
12 8 (0.72%) Network Security
13 7 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (0.63%) WAN
14 5 (0.45%) 3GPP
14 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (12.32%) Oracle Database
2 132 (11.87%) Relational Database
3 118 (10.61%) Hadoop
4 109 (9.80%) Big Data
5 84 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 77 (6.92%) RDBMS
7 71 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (5.67%) SQL Server
9 58 (5.22%) MongoDB
10 55 (4.95%) HBase
10 55 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 53 (4.77%) Apache Hive
12 40 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (2.88%) MySQL
14 30 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
14 30 (2.70%) Parquet
15 26 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.98%) DB2
17 18 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (1.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 254 (22.84%) Jenkins
2 214 (19.24%) Git (software)
3 101 (9.08%) JIRA
4 83 (7.46%) Subversion
5 75 (6.74%) Gradle
6 71 (6.38%) Maven
7 55 (4.95%) JUnit
8 53 (4.77%) TeamCity
9 42 (3.78%) Cucumber
10 34 (3.06%) Artifactory
11 29 (2.61%) Mockito
12 28 (2.52%) Ant
13 25 (2.25%) Selenium
14 22 (1.98%) GitLab
15 21 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (1.71%) IntelliJ
17 18 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
17 18 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (1.26%) SonarQube
18 14 (1.26%) Vagrant
General
1 205 (18.44%) Finance
2 126 (11.33%) Banking
3 47 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 28 (2.52%) Front Office
4 28 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 25 (2.25%) Retail
6 17 (1.53%) Games
7 16 (1.44%) Back Office
8 15 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 10 (0.90%) Marketing
10 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.63%) Publishing
11 6 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.54%) Electronics
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
12 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 314 (28.24%) Developer
2 140 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 113 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 98 (8.81%) Administrator
5 78 (7.01%) Analyst
6 66 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
7 61 (5.49%) Consultant
8 57 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 56 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
10 55 (4.95%) DBA
11 54 (4.86%) Senior Developer
12 44 (3.96%) Architect
13 43 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
14 39 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
14 39 (3.51%) Data Engineer
15 38 (3.42%) SQL Developer
15 38 (3.42%) Support Analyst
16 37 (3.33%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
17 35 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (10.79%) JSON
2 101 (9.08%) Spring
3 94 (8.45%) XML
4 88 (7.91%) Web Services
5 86 (7.73%) Middleware
6 82 (7.37%) REST
7 79 (7.10%) RESTful
8 69 (6.21%) J2EE
9 65 (5.85%) Kafka
10 63 (5.67%) SOAP
11 53 (4.77%) HTML
12 51 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
13 45 (4.05%) .NET
14 39 (3.51%) Node.js
15 37 (3.33%) AngularJS
16 36 (3.24%) LDAP
17 33 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (2.70%) Apache Avro
19 27 (2.43%) PySpark
20 23 (2.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
3 35 (3.15%) Virtual Team
4 30 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.16%) Replication
7 19 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (1.71%) Video on Demand
8 18 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.35%) VSAM
11 14 (1.26%) Clustering
12 13 (1.17%) Derivative
12 13 (1.17%) Equities
12 13 (1.17%) PKI
13 12 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 682 (61.33%) Linux
2 648 (58.27%) Unix
3 205 (18.44%) Windows
4 197 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 141 (12.68%) Solaris
6 111 (9.98%) AIX
7 78 (7.01%) Windows Server
8 38 (3.42%) CentOS
9 31 (2.79%) HPUX
10 23 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (1.53%) SUSE
13 17 (1.53%) VME
14 16 (1.44%) MVS
15 15 (1.35%) VMS
16 6 (0.54%) Android
16 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (23.38%) DevOps
3 194 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (11.78%) Configuration Management
5 122 (10.97%) TDD
6 115 (10.34%) Open Source
7 110 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
8 109 (9.80%) Scrum
9 107 (9.62%) ITIL
10 104 (9.35%) Test Automation
11 79 (7.10%) Software Engineering
12 76 (6.83%) BDD
13 74 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
14 73 (6.56%) ETL
15 71 (6.38%) Microservices
16 69 (6.21%) SDLC
17 67 (6.03%) Change Management
18 64 (5.76%) Data Modelling
19 63 (5.67%) Continuous Delivery
20 59 (5.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 389 (34.98%) SQL
2 373 (33.54%) Java
3 336 (30.22%) Python
4 179 (16.10%) Perl
5 167 (15.02%) PL/SQL
6 146 (13.13%) Bash Shell
7 94 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 92 (8.27%) Ruby
9 89 (8.00%) PowerShell
10 72 (6.47%) C++
11 62 (5.58%) Groovy
12 60 (5.40%) C#
13 58 (5.22%) Korn
14 57 (5.13%) Scala
15 55 (4.95%) C
16 27 (2.43%) PHP
17 22 (1.98%) JCL
18 18 (1.62%) R
19 17 (1.53%) Go
20 15 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 129 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 113 (10.16%) Degree
3 109 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.62%) MCSE
6 17 (1.53%) MCITP
6 17 (1.53%) MCP
6 17 (1.53%) MCSA
7 13 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.27%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.27%) PMP
12 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.090%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.31%) QA
2 16 (1.44%) MiFID
3 10 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.90%) SLA
4 9 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.81%) EMIR
5 4 (0.36%) GCP
6 3 (0.27%) IFRS
6 3 (0.27%) PMO
6 3 (0.27%) UCITS
7 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.090%) Basel II
8 1 (0.090%) COREP
8 1 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.090%) FINREP
8 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (15.11%) Docker
2 79 (7.10%) HDFS
3 37 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 35 (3.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 32 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.52%) Apache Flume
8 27 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (2.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 18 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 15 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
10 15 (1.35%) RACF
10 15 (1.35%) Samba
11 14 (1.26%) Firmware
12 11 (0.99%) NFS
13 8 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (0.72%) Xen
14 7 (0.63%) Time Sharing Option
14 7 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 168 (15.11%) Puppet
2 151 (13.58%) Ansible
3 94 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 56 (5.04%) Tivoli
6 50 (4.50%) logstash
7 45 (4.05%) Hadoop YARN
8 44 (3.96%) Nagios
9 42 (3.78%) Terraform
10 35 (3.15%) Kibana
11 33 (2.97%) Oozie
12 32 (2.88%) Grafana
13 26 (2.34%) BladeLogic
14 24 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (2.07%) Data Guard
16 21 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 20 (1.80%) Control-M
17 20 (1.80%) Nessus
17 20 (1.80%) NetBackup
18 19 (1.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 372 (33.45%) Oracle
2 174 (15.65%) Red Hat
3 88 (7.91%) IBM
4 83 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 79 (7.10%) VMware
6 68 (6.12%) Splunk
7 48 (4.32%) CA
8 46 (4.14%) Sybase
9 42 (3.78%) HP
10 36 (3.24%) ServiceNow
11 31 (2.79%) AppDynamics
12 27 (2.43%) BMC
13 24 (2.16%) Cisco
13 24 (2.16%) TIBCO
14 21 (1.89%) SolarWinds
15 20 (1.80%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.80%) Cloudera
15 20 (1.80%) EMC
15 20 (1.80%) SAP
16 19 (1.71%) Informatica