Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 180 179
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1205 1463 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.49% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 3.69% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 837 849
England median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £325 £294 £286
90th Percentile £644 £592 £577
UK median daily rate £457 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.47% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 19
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £29.06 £26.25 £25.78
90th Percentile £47.63 £53.20 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +11.27%

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 40032 39662 39927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.19% 40.50% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 27465 27345
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 820 945
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.18 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -48 605 £525 +10.53% 62
South East -8 229 £413 -2.94% 27
North of England +44 202 £460 +17.20% 18
Yorkshire +50 88 £535 +24.42% 7
North West +24 88 £535 +26.63% 8
Midlands -10 79 £375 -6.25% 5
North East +26 58 £475 +48.44% 3
West Midlands +9 58 £375 -16.67% 4
East of England -46 54 £390 +11.43% 10
South West -5 40 £350 -2.78% 5
East Midlands -24 20 £356 -8.65% 1
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 745 (61.83%) Linux
2 689 (57.18%) Unix
3 452 (37.51%) SQL
4 428 (35.52%) Oracle
5 400 (33.20%) Java
6 397 (32.95%) Python
7 323 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
8 281 (23.32%) DevOps
9 270 (22.41%) Finance
10 239 (19.83%) Perl
11 218 (18.09%) Jenkins
12 210 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
13 197 (16.35%) Git (software)
14 185 (15.35%) Windows
15 183 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 177 (14.69%) Red Hat
17 162 (13.44%) Docker
18 161 (13.36%) Solaris
19 160 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
20 149 (12.37%) Bash Shell
21 144 (11.95%) Puppet
22 143 (11.87%) Hadoop
22 143 (11.87%) Security Cleared
22 143 (11.87%) PL/SQL
23 140 (11.62%) Big Data
23 140 (11.62%) Ansible
24 138 (11.45%) Relational Database
25 137 (11.37%) Banking
26 135 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
27 128 (10.62%) 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
1 115 (9.54%) Apache
2 111 (9.21%) Apache Spark
3 93 (7.72%) WebSphere
4 85 (7.05%) Tomcat
4 85 (7.05%) WebLogic
5 74 (6.14%) JBoss
6 61 (5.06%) Confluence
7 50 (4.15%) nginx
8 43 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 33 (2.74%) OpenStack
11 28 (2.32%) SAS
12 20 (1.66%) Oracle Application Server
13 19 (1.58%) IIS
14 16 (1.33%) iPlanet
15 15 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
16 13 (1.08%) GemFire
16 13 (1.08%) SharePoint
16 13 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
17 11 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.75%) HipChat
4 8 (0.66%) Houdini
4 8 (0.66%) Maya
4 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.66%) NUKE
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.083%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) SPSS
7 1 (0.083%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (1.49%) Temenos T24
2 15 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (1.00%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.75%) Unica
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.58%) RMDS
9 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.41%) Kondor
10 5 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.083%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.083%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 160 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (5.15%) GitHub
3 38 (3.15%) Amazon S3
4 37 (3.07%) PaaS
5 35 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.99%) npm
8 18 (1.49%) Route 53
9 17 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.33%) Serverless
11 14 (1.16%) Slack
12 11 (0.91%) SaaS
12 11 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.91%) Yarn
13 9 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.56%) SAN
2 61 (5.06%) HTTP
3 60 (4.98%) TCP/IP
4 52 (4.32%) Firewall
5 42 (3.49%) WAN
6 41 (3.40%) DNS
6 41 (3.40%) LDAP
7 40 (3.32%) LAN
8 26 (2.16%) SSL
9 22 (1.83%) VPN
10 21 (1.74%) NAS
11 19 (1.58%) SSH
12 14 (1.16%) Network Security
13 13 (1.08%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.00%) SNMP
15 11 (0.91%) FCoE
15 11 (0.91%) Internet
15 11 (0.91%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
17 9 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (11.87%) Hadoop
2 140 (11.62%) Big Data
3 138 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 125 (10.37%) Oracle Database
5 97 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 96 (7.97%) SQL Server
7 92 (7.63%) Apache Hive
8 84 (6.97%) RDBMS
9 78 (6.47%) MySQL
10 77 (6.39%) MongoDB
11 75 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
12 70 (5.81%) HBase
13 59 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 46 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 45 (3.73%) DB2
16 45 (3.73%) Sqoop
17 43 (3.57%) Impala
18 39 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
19 25 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 218 (18.09%) Jenkins
2 197 (16.35%) Git (software)
3 125 (10.37%) JIRA
4 87 (7.22%) Subversion
5 69 (5.73%) Maven
6 62 (5.15%) TeamCity
7 44 (3.65%) Gradle
8 40 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 39 (3.24%) JUnit
10 25 (2.07%) Ant
10 25 (2.07%) Artifactory
10 25 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 22 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (1.74%) IntelliJ
12 21 (1.74%) Mockito
12 21 (1.74%) Vagrant
13 20 (1.66%) gulp
13 20 (1.66%) Selenium
14 19 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
15 18 (1.49%) ProC
General
1 270 (22.41%) Finance
2 137 (11.37%) Banking
3 48 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 47 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.73%) Marketing
6 34 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 30 (2.49%) Retail
8 27 (2.24%) Front Office
8 27 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.99%) Electronics
9 24 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.24%) Games
11 11 (0.91%) Back Office
12 10 (0.83%) Publishing
13 8 (0.66%) Legal
14 7 (0.58%) Billing
15 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.41%) Automotive
15 5 (0.41%) International Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 332 (27.55%) Developer
2 157 (13.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 123 (10.21%) Administrator
4 103 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 73 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 69 (5.73%) DBA
7 67 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 66 (5.48%) Analyst
8 66 (5.48%) Consultant
9 56 (4.65%) Architect
10 49 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
11 46 (3.82%) Linux Administrator
12 40 (3.32%) Data Engineer
12 40 (3.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 40 (3.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 40 (3.32%) SQL Developer
13 38 (3.15%) Oracle DBA
13 38 (3.15%) Unix Engineer
14 36 (2.99%) Senior Developer
15 35 (2.90%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (9.71%) Web Services
2 109 (9.05%) XML
3 102 (8.46%) J2EE
4 99 (8.22%) JSON
5 95 (7.88%) Kafka
6 90 (7.47%) HTML
6 90 (7.47%) RESTful
7 88 (7.30%) Middleware
8 85 (7.05%) Spring
9 61 (5.06%) .NET
10 52 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 48 (3.98%) SOAP
12 46 (3.82%) CSS
12 46 (3.82%) Node.js
12 46 (3.82%) REST
13 44 (3.65%) Spark Streaming
14 39 (3.24%) HTML5
15 37 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
16 31 (2.57%) React
17 28 (2.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.90%) Linux Command Line
3 56 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 46 (3.82%) Clustering
5 42 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 36 (2.99%) Replication
7 29 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.33%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.24%) Equities
13 15 (1.24%) User Experience
14 14 (1.16%) Derivative
14 14 (1.16%) Video on Demand
15 13 (1.08%) PKI
16 11 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 745 (61.83%) Linux
2 689 (57.18%) Unix
3 185 (15.35%) Windows
4 183 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 161 (13.36%) Solaris
6 120 (9.96%) AIX
7 60 (4.98%) Windows Server
8 48 (3.98%) CentOS
9 37 (3.07%) HPUX
9 37 (3.07%) SUSE
10 21 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.75%) Android
12 9 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.33%) Scientific Linux
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (23.32%) DevOps
3 210 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
5 128 (10.62%) Configuration Management
6 124 (10.29%) TDD
7 123 (10.21%) Open Source
8 122 (10.12%) Scrum
9 115 (9.54%) ETL
10 111 (9.21%) ITIL
11 100 (8.30%) Test Automation
12 91 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (6.89%) Analytics
14 76 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 73 (6.06%) BDD
15 73 (6.06%) SDLC
16 72 (5.98%) Data Modelling
17 63 (5.23%) Software Engineering
18 60 (4.98%) Microservices
19 59 (4.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 452 (37.51%) SQL
2 400 (33.20%) Java
3 397 (32.95%) Python
4 239 (19.83%) Perl
5 149 (12.37%) Bash Shell
6 143 (11.87%) PL/SQL
7 109 (9.05%) JavaScript
8 99 (8.22%) C++
9 93 (7.72%) Korn
10 71 (5.89%) Ruby
11 66 (5.48%) C#
12 63 (5.23%) Scala
13 61 (5.06%) PowerShell
14 56 (4.65%) C
15 38 (3.15%) Groovy
16 28 (2.32%) PHP
17 21 (1.74%) C-shell
17 21 (1.74%) R
17 21 (1.74%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 143 (11.87%) Security Cleared
2 122 (10.12%) Degree
3 104 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.50%) RHCE
7 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.41%) OCA
7 5 (0.41%) OCP
7 5 (0.41%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.33%) PhD
8 4 (0.33%) PMP
9 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.48%) QA
2 15 (1.24%) MiFID
3 11 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.83%) SLA
5 5 (0.41%) GCP
6 4 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.33%) EMIR
6 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.083%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.083%) IFRS
8 1 (0.083%) PMO
8 1 (0.083%) UCITS
System Software
1 162 (13.44%) Docker
2 54 (4.48%) Apache Flume
3 49 (4.07%) HDFS
4 42 (3.49%) Samba
5 34 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
7 27 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (1.99%) Active Directory
8 24 (1.99%) NFS
9 20 (1.66%) Oracle Clusterware
9 20 (1.66%) Xen
10 18 (1.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 14 (1.16%) Hyper-V
12 12 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 11 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.83%) KVM
15 6 (0.50%) SRDF
16 5 (0.41%) vSphere
16 5 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 144 (11.95%) Puppet
2 140 (11.62%) Ansible
3 95 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (4.23%) Terraform
5 46 (3.82%) Kubernetes
6 38 (3.15%) logstash
7 33 (2.74%) Tivoli
8 31 (2.57%) Kibana
8 31 (2.57%) NetBackup
9 30 (2.49%) Nagios
10 28 (2.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 26 (2.16%) Grafana
11 26 (2.16%) Oozie
11 26 (2.16%) Prometheus
12 25 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 24 (1.99%) Data Guard
14 21 (1.74%) Control-M
15 17 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (1.33%) BladeLogic
17 15 (1.24%) Ambari
Vendors
1 428 (35.52%) Oracle
2 177 (14.69%) Red Hat
3 101 (8.38%) IBM
4 83 (6.89%) Sybase
5 63 (5.23%) Microsoft
6 58 (4.81%) VMware
7 54 (4.48%) SAP
7 54 (4.48%) Splunk
8 47 (3.90%) HP
9 42 (3.49%) Sun
10 40 (3.32%) Informatica
11 39 (3.24%) Cisco
12 36 (2.99%) AppDynamics
13 32 (2.66%) EMC
14 28 (2.32%) Veritas
15 26 (2.16%) CA
16 21 (1.74%) Atlassian
17 19 (1.58%) Cognos
17 19 (1.58%) Remedy
17 19 (1.58%) Talend