Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 234 218
Rank change year-on-year -38 -16 -28
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 678 1,137 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 1.19% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.64% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 781 770
England median daily rate £475 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £320
90th Percentile £625 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 24
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £25.25 £32.58 £29.06
90th Percentile £42.38 £54.25 £44.98
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.71% -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 31,006 43,112 40,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.52% 45.04% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,606 30,764 28,381
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 625 749
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +5.48% +5.26%
10th Percentile £17.00 £17.06 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +3.90%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -17 315 £500 -4.76% 63
North of England -9 144 £475 +2.70% 34
South East -11 101 £463 +2.78% 25
North West -26 67 £500 -4.40% 21
East of England -8 49 £410 -8.89% 20
North East +27 39 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +11 39 £475 +8.57% 7
Midlands +9 39 £475 +31.94% 11
West Midlands +12 32 £475 +23.38% 8
South West -30 26 £469 -1.32% 10
East Midlands +16 7 £950 +193.16% 3
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 414 (61.06%) Linux
2 307 (45.28%) Unix
3 284 (41.89%) Python
4 262 (38.64%) SQL
5 255 (37.61%) Oracle
5 255 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (32.89%) DevOps
7 220 (32.45%) Java
8 209 (30.83%) Jenkins
9 163 (24.04%) Git (software)
10 161 (23.75%) AWS
11 145 (21.39%) Ansible
12 140 (20.65%) Docker
13 133 (19.62%) Perl
14 127 (18.73%) Scrum
15 123 (18.14%) PL/SQL
16 119 (17.55%) Security Cleared
17 117 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
18 114 (16.81%) Terraform
19 111 (16.37%) Kubernetes
20 107 (15.78%) Finance
21 104 (15.34%) Bash Shell
22 102 (15.04%) JIRA
23 99 (14.60%) Migration
24 97 (14.31%) Oracle Database
25 95 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 92 (13.57%) Microservices
27 91 (13.42%) PowerShell
27 91 (13.42%) JavaScript
28 89 (13.13%) Windows

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 47 (6.93%) Confluence
2 31 (4.57%) WebLogic
3 27 (3.98%) Apache
4 24 (3.54%) WebSphere
5 19 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.65%) Apache Spark
6 18 (2.65%) nginx
7 15 (2.21%) ArcGIS
7 15 (2.21%) GeoServer
8 13 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.47%) iPlanet
10 9 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.33%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.18%) SAS
12 7 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.88%) GemFire
13 6 (0.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 22 (3.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.62%) Finacle
3 10 (1.47%) CSG Singleview
4 8 (1.18%) Sonata
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.29%) Actimize
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 161 (23.75%) AWS
2 86 (12.68%) Azure
3 59 (8.70%) GitHub
4 41 (6.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (5.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (4.42%) Datadog
7 28 (4.13%) Serverless
8 23 (3.39%) PaaS
9 22 (3.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (3.10%) OpenShift
11 20 (2.95%) Amazon S3
12 19 (2.80%) SaaS
13 18 (2.65%) GCP
14 14 (2.06%) IaaS
14 14 (2.06%) Route 53
15 12 (1.77%) Apigee
15 12 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.36%) SNMP
2 16 (2.36%) SSL
3 14 (2.06%) DNS
4 13 (1.92%) Internet
5 11 (1.62%) HTTPS
6 10 (1.47%) HTTP
7 8 (1.18%) Firewall
8 7 (1.03%) DHCP
8 7 (1.03%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.88%) WAN
10 5 (0.74%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.74%) VoIP
10 5 (0.74%) VPN
11 4 (0.59%) CTI
11 4 (0.59%) DSL
11 4 (0.59%) Network Security
11 4 (0.59%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.59%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.31%) Oracle Database
2 71 (10.47%) Big Data
3 59 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (7.67%) SQL Server
5 47 (6.93%) MySQL
6 41 (6.05%) Hadoop
7 40 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 38 (5.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 28 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (3.69%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (3.24%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.95%) NoSQL
14 15 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (2.21%) Geospatial Data
14 15 (2.21%) GIS
14 15 (2.21%) QGIS
15 14 (2.06%) Apache Hive
15 14 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 209 (30.83%) Jenkins
2 163 (24.04%) Git (software)
3 102 (15.04%) JIRA
4 41 (6.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (4.57%) Bitbucket
6 30 (4.42%) Maven
7 27 (3.98%) GitLab
7 27 (3.98%) JUnit
8 22 (3.24%) Subversion
9 21 (3.10%) Eclipse
10 19 (2.80%) SonarQube
11 18 (2.65%) Artifactory
11 18 (2.65%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.51%) IntelliJ
13 15 (2.21%) Selenium
14 14 (2.06%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.92%) Gradle
15 13 (1.92%) Mockito
15 13 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (1.92%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 107 (15.78%) Finance
2 27 (3.98%) Banking
3 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.21%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.62%) Retail
6 9 (1.33%) Billing
6 9 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.03%) Front Office
8 4 (0.59%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (32.01%) Developer
2 106 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (9.00%) Administrator
4 52 (7.67%) DBA
5 49 (7.23%) Java Developer
6 42 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
7 34 (5.01%) AWS Engineer
8 33 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 31 (4.57%) Consultant
10 29 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
11 27 (3.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.54%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.95%) Architect
13 20 (2.95%) Senior DevOps
13 20 (2.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.80%) C++ Developer
14 19 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (2.65%) ETL Developer
16 17 (2.51%) Analyst
16 17 (2.51%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.06%) REST
2 74 (10.91%) JSON
3 63 (9.29%) Web Services
4 47 (6.93%) Spring
5 43 (6.34%) XML
6 41 (6.05%) Middleware
7 40 (5.90%) AngularJS
8 39 (5.75%) J2EE
9 34 (5.01%) SOAP
10 32 (4.72%) .NET
11 30 (4.42%) HTML
12 28 (4.13%) RESTful
13 19 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
13 19 (2.80%) React
14 17 (2.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 17 (2.51%) STL
15 16 (2.36%) Spring Boot
16 15 (2.21%) jQuery
17 14 (2.06%) CSS
18 13 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.01%) Clustering
4 25 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (2.65%) Replication
6 17 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.62%) Blog
10 10 (1.47%) Equities
11 9 (1.33%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.03%) Derivative
13 6 (0.88%) User Experience
14 5 (0.74%) HACMP
14 5 (0.74%) IVR
14 5 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.74%) VUI
15 4 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 414 (61.06%) Linux
2 307 (45.28%) Unix
3 95 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 89 (13.13%) Windows
5 39 (5.75%) Solaris
6 32 (4.72%) AIX
7 23 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 19 (2.80%) CentOS
9 10 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.18%) zOS
12 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.74%) VMS
14 4 (0.59%) HPUX
14 4 (0.59%) SUSE
14 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (32.89%) DevOps
3 127 (18.73%) Scrum
4 117 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (14.60%) Migration
6 92 (13.57%) Microservices
7 78 (11.50%) Configuration Management
8 76 (11.21%) Test Automation
9 67 (9.88%) Open Source
9 67 (9.88%) TDD
10 66 (9.73%) Kanban
11 64 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (7.82%) ETL
13 52 (7.67%) ITIL
14 50 (7.37%) High Availability
14 50 (7.37%) Software Engineering
15 49 (7.23%) Infrastructure as Code
16 47 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
17 41 (6.05%) SDLC
18 35 (5.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 284 (41.89%) Python
2 262 (38.64%) SQL
3 220 (32.45%) Java
4 133 (19.62%) Perl
5 123 (18.14%) PL/SQL
6 104 (15.34%) Bash Shell
7 91 (13.42%) JavaScript
7 91 (13.42%) PowerShell
8 54 (7.96%) Ruby
9 33 (4.87%) C++
10 31 (4.57%) Java 8
11 30 (4.42%) C#
12 23 (3.39%) PHP
13 15 (2.21%) Groovy
14 13 (1.92%) VB
15 11 (1.62%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.33%) C
17 8 (1.18%) ActionScript
17 8 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
17 8 (1.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 119 (17.55%) Security Cleared
2 83 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.54%) Degree
4 17 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.62%) CCA
6 5 (0.74%) CISSP
7 4 (0.59%) CEH
7 4 (0.59%) RHCE
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.44%) SANS
9 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.92%) SLA
2 11 (1.62%) QA
3 9 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) FINREP
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 140 (20.65%) Docker
2 35 (5.16%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (4.28%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.33%) HDFS
6 9 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.88%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.74%) oVirt
8 5 (0.74%) Samba
8 5 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.44%) SRDF
11 2 (0.29%) KVM
11 2 (0.29%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) Ceph
12 1 (0.15%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 145 (21.39%) Ansible
2 114 (16.81%) Terraform
3 111 (16.37%) Kubernetes
4 72 (10.62%) Puppet
5 69 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.83%) Packer
7 25 (3.69%) Data Guard
7 25 (3.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (2.21%) Netcool
9 14 (2.06%) Amdocs OSS
9 14 (2.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 14 (2.06%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 9 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (1.03%) Nagios
11 7 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.88%) Consul
12 6 (0.88%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.74%) Rancher
Vendors
1 255 (37.61%) Oracle
2 70 (10.32%) Red Hat
3 60 (8.85%) IBM
4 31 (4.57%) Microsoft
5 28 (4.13%) Sun
6 26 (3.83%) Cloudera
6 26 (3.83%) Informatica
7 24 (3.54%) BMC
7 24 (3.54%) HP
7 24 (3.54%) Remedy
8 23 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.65%) Teradata
10 17 (2.51%) Sybase
10 17 (2.51%) VMware
11 15 (2.21%) ESRI
11 15 (2.21%) Hortonworks
12 14 (2.06%) Atlassian
12 14 (2.06%) Cramer
12 14 (2.06%) Google
12 14 (2.06%) Siebel