Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 234 215
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 -37
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 915 1,066 1,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 2.67% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 624 628
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £349 £352 £338
90th Percentile £688 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 10
England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.20 £34.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.53 £55.93
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.25% - +2.89%

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 35,945 39,944 34,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.19% 43.36% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,141 28,116 23,759
England median daily rate £485 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 722 746
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +7.10%
10th Percentile £18.13 £17.50 £17.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £52.50 £54.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +7.79%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +1 456 £538 +7.50% 17
South East -35 148 £475 +11.76% 6
North of England -49 92 £472 +9.65% 6
Midlands 0 76 £425 -5.56%
East of England +61 71 £450 +12.50% 5
South West -16 62 £475 -4.04% 2
West Midlands +14 59 £360 -
Yorkshire -26 40 £433 -3.78% 3
North West -6 35 £588 +27.03% 2
East Midlands -8 17 £480 +1.05%
North East -12 16 £400 - 1
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 460 (50.27%) Linux
2 415 (45.36%) Unix
3 349 (38.14%) SQL
4 346 (37.81%) Python
5 329 (35.96%) Java
6 315 (34.43%) Oracle
7 298 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
8 274 (29.95%) Jenkins
9 249 (27.21%) DevOps
10 205 (22.40%) Git (software)
11 186 (20.33%) Ansible
12 176 (19.23%) PL/SQL
13 173 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
14 144 (15.74%) Puppet
15 137 (14.97%) Docker
16 135 (14.75%) Finance
17 133 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
18 132 (14.43%) Windows
19 127 (13.88%) Perl
20 114 (12.46%) JIRA
21 112 (12.24%) Bash Shell
21 112 (12.24%) Kubernetes
22 108 (11.80%) Relational Database
23 106 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 106 (11.58%) Middleware
24 105 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 103 (11.26%) Oracle Database
26 102 (11.15%) TDD
27 100 (10.93%) Scrum
27 100 (10.93%) Configuration Management

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 92 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 88 (9.62%) nginx
3 85 (9.29%) Confluence
4 82 (8.96%) WebLogic
5 75 (8.20%) Apache
6 65 (7.10%) WebSphere
7 61 (6.67%) Apache Spark
8 47 (5.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (2.30%) SAS
9 21 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.64%) GlassFish
12 13 (1.42%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (1.31%) IIS
13 12 (1.31%) JBoss
13 12 (1.31%) Jupyter
14 11 (1.20%) JCAPS
15 8 (0.87%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.44%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.22%) Magento
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 133 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (5.36%) GitHub
4 48 (5.25%) PaaS
5 42 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (4.26%) Amazon S3
6 39 (4.26%) npm
7 38 (4.15%) OpenShift
8 35 (3.83%) Apigee
9 30 (3.28%) IaaS
10 28 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
12 23 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (2.19%) Serverless
14 16 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (1.53%) Office 365
16 13 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (1.20%) Power Platform
18 10 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.81%) Firewall
2 42 (4.59%) DNS
2 42 (4.59%) HTTP
3 40 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.39%) SSL
5 26 (2.84%) FTP
6 20 (2.19%) DHCP
7 16 (1.75%) VPN
8 15 (1.64%) SAN
8 15 (1.64%) SNMP
9 14 (1.53%) Internet
10 13 (1.42%) Kerberos
10 13 (1.42%) SMTP
11 11 (1.20%) IPsec
11 11 (1.20%) SSH
11 11 (1.20%) WAN
12 9 (0.98%) DMZ
13 8 (0.87%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.77%) LAN
14 7 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.80%) Relational Database
2 103 (11.26%) Oracle Database
3 89 (9.73%) Big Data
4 76 (8.31%) Hadoop
5 68 (7.43%) HBase
6 64 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (6.99%) MongoDB
7 59 (6.45%) MySQL
8 56 (6.12%) SQL Server
9 55 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (6.01%) RDBMS
10 51 (5.57%) Apache Hive
11 44 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (3.50%) NoSQL
14 29 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
15 28 (3.06%) Parquet
16 27 (2.95%) Oracle BI EE
16 27 (2.95%) Oracle Exadata
17 21 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 274 (29.95%) Jenkins
2 205 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 114 (12.46%) JIRA
4 94 (10.27%) Maven
5 71 (7.76%) Gradle
6 53 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 50 (5.46%) JUnit
8 42 (4.59%) gulp
9 35 (3.83%) Subversion
10 33 (3.61%) IBM UrbanCode
11 32 (3.50%) Bitbucket
12 28 (3.06%) Cucumber
13 26 (2.84%) Artifactory
14 25 (2.73%) CruiseControl
15 24 (2.62%) Ant
16 21 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
17 20 (2.19%) GitLab
17 20 (2.19%) Selenium
18 19 (2.08%) CA Gen
19 18 (1.97%) Jasmine
General
1 135 (14.75%) Finance
2 87 (9.51%) Banking
3 29 (3.17%) Retail
4 20 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.31%) Back Office
5 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.20%) Games
7 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.66%) Front Office
8 6 (0.66%) Marketing
8 6 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
9 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.33%) Billing
10 3 (0.33%) Electronics
10 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (30.27%) Developer
2 142 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (9.62%) Administrator
4 73 (7.98%) DBA
5 64 (6.99%) Java Developer
6 50 (5.46%) Tester
7 45 (4.92%) Oracle DBA
8 39 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
9 36 (3.93%) Automation Tester
10 31 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
11 28 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
12 26 (2.84%) Analyst
13 25 (2.73%) Architect
14 24 (2.62%) Python Developer
15 23 (2.51%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (2.40%) Consultant
17 20 (2.19%) C++ Developer
17 20 (2.19%) Senior Developer
17 20 (2.19%) Software Engineer
17 20 (2.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (11.58%) Middleware
2 82 (8.96%) Spring
3 71 (7.76%) JSON
4 70 (7.65%) J2EE
5 69 (7.54%) Web Services
6 56 (6.12%) XML
7 53 (5.79%) REST
8 45 (4.92%) HTML
9 43 (4.70%) Kafka
10 32 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (3.39%) LDAP
12 30 (3.28%) CSS
12 30 (3.28%) Node.js
13 28 (3.06%) Apache Avro
13 28 (3.06%) RESTful
14 26 (2.84%) JDBC
15 23 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
16 22 (2.40%) .NET
16 22 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
17 20 (2.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.10%) Linux Command Line
2 61 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.61%) Virtual Team
5 27 (2.95%) Replication
6 26 (2.84%) Clustering
7 24 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.86%) PKI
11 15 (1.64%) User Experience
12 14 (1.53%) Robotics
13 11 (1.20%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.09%) Equities
14 10 (1.09%) FMCG
15 9 (0.98%) Bitcoin
15 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 460 (50.27%) Linux
2 415 (45.36%) Unix
3 132 (14.43%) Windows
4 106 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (5.57%) AIX
6 38 (4.15%) Solaris
7 29 (3.17%) CentOS
7 29 (3.17%) Windows Server
8 26 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.87%) Debian
11 6 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.44%) HPUX
13 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.33%) Android
14 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (27.21%) DevOps
3 173 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
4 102 (11.15%) TDD
5 100 (10.93%) Configuration Management
5 100 (10.93%) Scrum
6 97 (10.60%) Performance Tuning
7 86 (9.40%) Open Source
8 80 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (8.52%) Test Automation
10 75 (8.20%) Data Modelling
11 64 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (6.78%) ETL
13 61 (6.67%) BDD
14 59 (6.45%) SDLC
15 57 (6.23%) ITIL
16 55 (6.01%) Migration
17 54 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
18 47 (5.14%) Kanban
18 47 (5.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 349 (38.14%) SQL
2 346 (37.81%) Python
3 329 (35.96%) Java
4 176 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 127 (13.88%) Perl
6 112 (12.24%) Bash Shell
7 93 (10.16%) PowerShell
8 84 (9.18%) Groovy
9 78 (8.52%) Ruby
10 74 (8.09%) C++
11 72 (7.87%) JavaScript
12 44 (4.81%) C
13 41 (4.48%) C#
14 36 (3.93%) PHP
15 28 (3.06%) Scala
16 21 (2.30%) XPath
17 14 (1.53%) Java 8
18 13 (1.42%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.31%) Korn
20 8 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 90 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.42%) Degree
3 67 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.09%) ISEB
8 8 (0.87%) CCA
8 8 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.87%) OCP
8 8 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.66%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.44%) CEH
11 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.33%) CCNP
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.37%) QA
2 12 (1.31%) SLA
3 4 (0.44%) COREP
3 4 (0.44%) FINREP
4 3 (0.33%) GDPR
4 3 (0.33%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (14.97%) Docker
2 66 (7.21%) Virtual Machines
3 51 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 51 (5.57%) Oracle RAC
4 47 (5.14%) HDFS
5 32 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (1.42%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.98%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.87%) Snort
10 8 (0.87%) Squid
11 7 (0.77%) XenApp
11 7 (0.77%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.66%) Samba
12 6 (0.66%) Shibboleth
13 5 (0.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 4 (0.44%) Firmware
14 4 (0.44%) NFS
14 4 (0.44%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 186 (20.33%) Ansible
2 144 (15.74%) Puppet
3 112 (12.24%) Kubernetes
4 93 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
5 90 (9.84%) Terraform
6 44 (4.81%) Hadoop YARN
7 29 (3.17%) SCCM
8 28 (3.06%) Packer
9 26 (2.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 23 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (1.97%) Kibana
12 17 (1.86%) Data Guard
12 17 (1.86%) SCOM
13 16 (1.75%) Grafana
14 12 (1.31%) Control-M
14 12 (1.31%) Nagios
15 11 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 10 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 9 (0.98%) FortiGate
17 9 (0.98%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 315 (34.43%) Oracle
2 86 (9.40%) Red Hat
3 66 (7.21%) Informatica
4 57 (6.23%) VMware
5 53 (5.79%) IBM
6 39 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 38 (4.15%) BEA
8 37 (4.04%) Splunk
9 30 (3.28%) webMethods
10 29 (3.17%) Google
11 24 (2.62%) HP
11 24 (2.62%) Pega
12 23 (2.51%) Cloudera
13 21 (2.30%) Sybase
14 20 (2.19%) Hortonworks
15 18 (1.97%) AppDynamics
15 18 (1.97%) Perforce
16 15 (1.64%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.64%) Sun
17 14 (1.53%) Teradata