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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 172 180
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 532 726 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.45% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.79% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 474 343
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +21.37%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17294 19174 18321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.19% 38.38% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11938 13284 12035
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 432 390
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 327 £494 +9.77% 57
South East -1 110 £400 - 18
North West +2 22 £425 -1.44% 8
South West -1 18 £444 +18.33% 8
Yorkshire -15 17 £413 -35.03% 5
West Midlands -66 12 £425 -5.55% 4
North East -15 10 £550 +67.30%
East Midlands -19 9 £368 -2.00% 3
East of England -6 8 £470 +27.02% 12
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 668 (60.07%) Linux
2 647 (58.18%) Unix
3 461 (41.46%) SQL
4 397 (35.70%) Java
5 366 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
6 362 (32.55%) Oracle
7 303 (27.25%) Finance
8 267 (24.01%) Python
9 243 (21.85%) Jenkins
10 218 (19.60%) DevOps
11 211 (18.97%) Banking
12 208 (18.71%) Scrum
13 204 (18.35%) Perl
14 198 (17.81%) Windows
15 188 (16.91%) PL/SQL
15 188 (16.91%) Git (software)
16 163 (14.66%) Puppet
17 162 (14.57%) Oracle Database
18 153 (13.76%) Bash Shell
19 152 (13.67%) JavaScript
20 151 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 146 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
22 140 (12.59%) Red Hat
23 136 (12.23%) JIRA
24 133 (11.96%) Maven
24 133 (11.96%) XML
25 132 (11.87%) Degree
26 129 (11.60%) Security Cleared
27 127 (11.42%) HTML
27 127 (11.42%) Ansible

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 94 (8.45%) WebSphere
2 77 (6.92%) Apache
3 71 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 62 (5.58%) WebLogic
5 48 (4.32%) Confluence
6 43 (3.87%) Apache Spark
7 42 (3.78%) JBoss
7 42 (3.78%) nginx
8 38 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (2.52%) Apache Pig
11 26 (2.34%) OpenStack
12 24 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 19 (1.71%) Apache Geronimo
13 19 (1.71%) Apache TomEE
14 18 (1.62%) Tuxedo
15 14 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
16 12 (1.08%) CloudStack
17 11 (0.99%) IIS
18 10 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.89%) MS Office
3 19 (1.71%) HipChat
4 4 (0.36%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.090%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.090%) MS Project
6 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (1.17%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.54%) RMDS
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.27%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
8 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.090%) Exstream
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.52%) PaaS
4 21 (1.89%) GitHub
5 11 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.63%) IaaS
9 6 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.45%) SaaS
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.27%) HP Helion
12 3 (0.27%) Route 53
12 3 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 67 (6.03%) SAN
3 57 (5.13%) DNS
4 54 (4.86%) SSL
5 50 (4.50%) HTTP
6 43 (3.87%) LDAP
7 26 (2.34%) SSH
8 22 (1.98%) IPsec
9 21 (1.89%) VPN
10 20 (1.80%) Firewall
11 19 (1.71%) OpenVPN
12 17 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
13 16 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (1.35%) FTP
14 15 (1.35%) Internet
15 13 (1.17%) WAN
16 12 (1.08%) Kerberos
16 12 (1.08%) LAN
17 11 (0.99%) HTTPS
17 11 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (14.57%) Oracle Database
2 122 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 112 (10.07%) Hadoop
4 93 (8.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 92 (8.27%) Big Data
6 74 (6.65%) SQL Server
7 62 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (5.31%) RDBMS
9 50 (4.50%) Apache Hive
10 47 (4.23%) MySQL
11 45 (4.05%) DB2
11 45 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 35 (3.15%) HBase
13 34 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (2.43%) SQLPlus
17 26 (2.34%) MongoDB
18 25 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
19 21 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 243 (21.85%) Jenkins
2 188 (16.91%) Git (software)
3 136 (12.23%) JIRA
4 133 (11.96%) Maven
5 114 (10.25%) JUnit
6 89 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 71 (6.38%) Gradle
8 61 (5.49%) Ant
9 60 (5.40%) Mockito
10 55 (4.95%) Selenium
11 53 (4.77%) Cucumber
12 38 (3.42%) Spock
12 38 (3.42%) Subversion
13 33 (2.97%) Hudson
14 28 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
15 22 (1.98%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.71%) CruiseControl
17 17 (1.53%) JBehave
General
1 303 (27.25%) Finance
2 211 (18.97%) Banking
3 59 (5.31%) Investment Banking
4 43 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.24%) Retail
6 32 (2.88%) Front Office
7 18 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.53%) Marketing
9 15 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
9 15 (1.35%) Electronics
9 15 (1.35%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.99%) Law
11 8 (0.72%) Legal
12 4 (0.36%) German Language
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 3 (0.27%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 376 (33.81%) Developer
2 118 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 118 (10.61%) Java Developer
3 82 (7.37%) Administrator
4 74 (6.65%) Oracle Developer
5 64 (5.76%) Consultant
6 59 (5.31%) Analyst
7 58 (5.22%) DBA
7 58 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 56 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
8 56 (5.04%) SQL Developer
9 41 (3.69%) Architect
9 41 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
10 38 (3.42%) Unix Engineer
11 37 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
12 36 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 35 (3.15%) Tester
14 34 (3.06%) Support Engineer
15 31 (2.79%) Automation Tester
16 30 (2.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.96%) XML
2 127 (11.42%) HTML
3 105 (9.44%) SOAP
4 101 (9.08%) Spring
4 101 (9.08%) Web Services
5 99 (8.90%) JSON
6 87 (7.82%) REST
7 85 (7.64%) jQuery
8 72 (6.47%) J2EE
9 66 (5.94%) JMS
10 65 (5.85%) .NET
11 60 (5.40%) HTML5
12 56 (5.04%) Hibernate
13 55 (4.95%) CSS
14 49 (4.41%) Gherkin
15 47 (4.23%) Middleware
16 45 (4.05%) JDBC
17 44 (3.96%) Node.js
17 44 (3.96%) WebSphere MQ
18 38 (3.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 40 (3.60%) Clustering
3 40 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.06%) Equities
6 33 (2.97%) Derivative
7 32 (2.88%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.79%) Fixed Income
9 27 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (2.34%) Mainframe
11 23 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
12 19 (1.71%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.62%) User Experience
14 16 (1.44%) Fintech
15 14 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.26%) PKI
16 12 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
16 12 (1.08%) EMC VNX
16 12 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 668 (60.07%) Linux
2 647 (58.18%) Unix
3 198 (17.81%) Windows
4 151 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (10.43%) Solaris
6 86 (7.73%) AIX
7 71 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 46 (4.14%) CentOS
9 18 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.26%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.17%) RancherOS
12 13 (1.17%) VyOS
13 12 (1.08%) SUSE
14 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.90%) HPUX
15 10 (0.90%) zOS
16 9 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.63%) Android
17 7 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (19.60%) DevOps
3 208 (18.71%) Scrum
4 146 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (10.70%) Configuration Management
6 117 (10.52%) TDD
7 105 (9.44%) Performance Tuning
8 86 (7.73%) SDLC
9 81 (7.28%) Open Source
10 72 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 70 (6.29%) ITIL
12 69 (6.21%) Analytics
13 66 (5.94%) BDD
14 63 (5.67%) Unit Testing
15 61 (5.49%) OO
16 60 (5.40%) Migration
16 60 (5.40%) Waterfall
17 48 (4.32%) Microservices
18 46 (4.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 461 (41.46%) SQL
2 397 (35.70%) Java
3 267 (24.01%) Python
4 204 (18.35%) Perl
5 188 (16.91%) PL/SQL
6 153 (13.76%) Bash Shell
7 152 (13.67%) JavaScript
8 88 (7.91%) C++
9 87 (7.82%) C#
10 82 (7.37%) Korn
11 78 (7.01%) Ruby
12 75 (6.74%) PowerShell
13 45 (4.05%) C
14 43 (3.87%) VB
15 39 (3.51%) Scala
16 31 (2.79%) PHP
16 31 (2.79%) T-SQL
17 27 (2.43%) XPath
18 26 (2.34%) Groovy
19 12 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (11.87%) Degree
2 129 (11.60%) Security Cleared
3 112 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.81%) RHCE
6 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.63%) CISSP
7 6 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.54%) ISEB
8 5 (0.45%) CFA
8 5 (0.45%) OCP
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.45%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.36%) CCIE
9 4 (0.36%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.27%) CCNA
10 3 (0.27%) CCNP
10 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.27%) MBA
10 3 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.32%) QA
2 34 (3.06%) MiFID
3 26 (2.34%) EMIR
4 25 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (1.89%) FATCA
6 9 (0.81%) SLA
7 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.54%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.36%) SDET
11 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.18%) Basel II
12 2 (0.18%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.090%) COREP
13 1 (0.090%) PMO
System Software
1 96 (8.63%) Docker
2 45 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 27 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (2.16%) HDFS
5 24 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (1.98%) Postfix
7 21 (1.89%) vSphere
8 17 (1.53%) Squid
8 17 (1.53%) vCloud
9 16 (1.44%) NFS
9 16 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (1.17%) Xen
11 12 (1.08%) XenServer
12 11 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 9 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
14 9 (0.81%) Samba
15 7 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 163 (14.66%) Puppet
2 127 (11.42%) Ansible
3 104 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (2.61%) Kubernetes
4 29 (2.61%) Rancher
4 29 (2.61%) ZABBIX
5 28 (2.52%) Tivoli
6 27 (2.43%) Control-M
6 27 (2.43%) Terraform
7 26 (2.34%) logstash
7 26 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
8 24 (2.16%) Kibana
8 24 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 23 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
10 22 (1.98%) Cobbler
10 22 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
11 21 (1.89%) Packer
12 19 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
13 18 (1.62%) Nagios
14 17 (1.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 362 (32.55%) Oracle
2 140 (12.59%) Red Hat
3 107 (9.62%) IBM
4 90 (8.09%) VMware
5 74 (6.65%) Microsoft
6 63 (5.67%) HP
7 52 (4.68%) Sybase
8 45 (4.05%) Splunk
9 42 (3.78%) SAP
10 41 (3.69%) Solace
11 33 (2.97%) Hortonworks
12 30 (2.70%) Cisco
13 29 (2.61%) Informatica
14 28 (2.52%) Cloudera
15 25 (2.25%) Atlassian
15 25 (2.25%) Perforce
15 25 (2.25%) webMethods
16 24 (2.16%) AppDynamics
16 24 (2.16%) Veritas
17 22 (1.98%) MuleSoft
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