Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 243 210
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 -33
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 851 1,083 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.16% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.59% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 727 743
England median daily rate £498 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £350 £348 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +1.02% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £25.25 £33.50 £28.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.00 £53.13
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -3.23% -3.13%

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 33,904 41,782 37,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.42% 44.86% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,717 29,647 26,423
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 666 738
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.30 £17.50 £15.94
90th Percentile £57.10 £52.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%

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 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 416 £501 -4.67% 69
South East +5 138 £500 +11.11% 31
North of England -30 108 £450 - 30
East of England +17 73 £405 -4.71% 17
South West -11 56 £463 +1.09% 13
Midlands +21 51 £475 +31.94% 10
North West -26 46 £450 -10.00% 21
Yorkshire -7 39 £428 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +27 37 £435 +14.10% 6
North East +21 23 £500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +4 14 £505 +48.53% 4
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 502 (58.99%) Linux
2 387 (45.48%) Unix
3 358 (42.07%) SQL
4 335 (39.37%) Oracle
5 312 (36.66%) Python
6 298 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (31.96%) Jenkins
8 257 (30.20%) Java
9 245 (28.79%) DevOps
10 231 (27.14%) Git (software)
11 177 (20.80%) Ansible
12 161 (18.92%) AWS
13 160 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
14 152 (17.86%) Perl
15 150 (17.63%) Bash Shell
16 145 (17.04%) PL/SQL
17 139 (16.33%) Finance
18 134 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 133 (15.63%) Docker
19 133 (15.63%) Scrum
20 122 (14.34%) Security Cleared
21 118 (13.87%) JIRA
21 118 (13.87%) Terraform
22 117 (13.75%) Oracle Database
22 117 (13.75%) Migration
23 116 (13.63%) Windows
23 116 (13.63%) Kubernetes
24 100 (11.75%) PowerShell
25 99 (11.63%) JSON
26 98 (11.52%) Red Hat

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 62 (7.29%) Confluence
2 50 (5.88%) Apache
3 46 (5.41%) nginx
3 46 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 45 (5.29%) WebSphere
5 36 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 33 (3.88%) Apache Spark
7 21 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (1.76%) ArcGIS
10 15 (1.76%) GeoServer
10 15 (1.76%) SAS
11 14 (1.65%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
13 12 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (1.41%) JBoss
13 12 (1.41%) OpenStack
14 10 (1.18%) iPlanet
15 9 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.29%) CSG Singleview
4 10 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.94%) Sonata
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.24%) Actimize
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) Finacle
8 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 161 (18.92%) AWS
2 77 (9.05%) Azure
3 58 (6.82%) GitHub
4 41 (4.82%) Apigee
5 39 (4.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 39 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (4.35%) Amazon S3
7 31 (3.64%) Datadog
8 30 (3.53%) OpenShift
9 22 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (2.47%) Route 53
11 20 (2.35%) PaaS
12 19 (2.23%) IaaS
13 18 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
14 17 (2.00%) Serverless
15 16 (1.88%) SaaS
16 14 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (1.65%) GCP
17 13 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.29%) HTTP
2 25 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 18 (2.12%) DNS
3 18 (2.12%) Firewall
3 18 (2.12%) SSL
4 16 (1.88%) Internet
5 12 (1.41%) DHCP
5 12 (1.41%) Kerberos
6 10 (1.18%) SNMP
6 10 (1.18%) WAN
7 9 (1.06%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.82%) SAN
8 7 (0.82%) Wireless
9 6 (0.71%) DSL
10 4 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
10 4 (0.47%) FTP
10 4 (0.47%) VoIP
10 4 (0.47%) VPN
10 4 (0.47%) X.500
11 3 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (13.75%) Oracle Database
2 84 (9.87%) Big Data
3 80 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 72 (8.46%) SQL Server
5 66 (7.76%) MySQL
6 62 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (6.35%) Hadoop
9 52 (6.11%) MongoDB
10 46 (5.41%) RDBMS
11 39 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
12 36 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (3.17%) HBase
14 25 (2.94%) Apache Hive
15 22 (2.59%) DB2
15 22 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 21 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (2.35%) Oracle Exadata
18 18 (2.12%) NoSQL
18 18 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 272 (31.96%) Jenkins
2 231 (27.14%) Git (software)
3 118 (13.87%) JIRA
4 48 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 37 (4.35%) Maven
6 32 (3.76%) Bitbucket
7 31 (3.64%) JUnit
8 28 (3.29%) TeamCity
9 27 (3.17%) Subversion
10 25 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.94%) Eclipse
11 23 (2.70%) GitLab
11 23 (2.70%) SonarQube
12 21 (2.47%) Selenium
13 20 (2.35%) Gradle
14 16 (1.88%) Artifactory
15 15 (1.76%) CruiseControl
15 15 (1.76%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.65%) CA Gen
16 14 (1.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 139 (16.33%) Finance
2 54 (6.35%) Banking
3 29 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.23%) Public Sector
5 15 (1.76%) Retail
6 11 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.18%) Billing
8 9 (1.06%) Front Office
9 6 (0.71%) Electronics
9 6 (0.71%) Marketing
10 4 (0.47%) Back Office
10 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 254 (29.85%) Developer
2 147 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (8.70%) DBA
4 65 (7.64%) Administrator
5 53 (6.23%) Oracle DBA
6 48 (5.64%) Java Developer
7 44 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 38 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (4.23%) Consultant
10 32 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
11 30 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (3.41%) Analyst
12 29 (3.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 29 (3.41%) Tester
13 28 (3.29%) C++ Developer
14 24 (2.82%) Software Engineer
15 21 (2.47%) Automation Tester
16 20 (2.35%) Architect
17 18 (2.12%) ETL Developer
17 18 (2.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (11.63%) JSON
2 64 (7.52%) Middleware
3 63 (7.40%) Web Services
4 62 (7.29%) REST
5 58 (6.82%) Spring
5 58 (6.82%) XML
6 37 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 37 (4.35%) HTML
7 35 (4.11%) J2EE
8 30 (3.53%) .NET
9 29 (3.41%) RESTful
10 28 (3.29%) Kafka
11 27 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
12 25 (2.94%) STL
13 23 (2.70%) CSS
13 23 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 22 (2.59%) Spring Boot
15 21 (2.47%) Swagger
16 19 (2.23%) HTML5
16 19 (2.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.82%) Clustering
3 46 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 42 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 37 (4.35%) Replication
6 21 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.76%) Equities
9 14 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.29%) User Experience
10 11 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.06%) Robotics
13 7 (0.82%) Derivative
13 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.82%) HACMP
14 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.59%) Grid Computing
16 4 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 502 (58.99%) Linux
2 387 (45.48%) Unix
3 134 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (13.63%) Windows
5 51 (5.99%) AIX
6 50 (5.88%) Solaris
7 34 (4.00%) CentOS
8 14 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.71%) HPUX
12 6 (0.71%) zOS
13 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.59%) VMS
14 4 (0.47%) Android
14 4 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (28.79%) DevOps
3 160 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (15.63%) Scrum
5 117 (13.75%) Migration
6 89 (10.46%) TDD
7 86 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
8 85 (9.99%) Configuration Management
9 80 (9.40%) ETL
10 78 (9.17%) Microservices
11 70 (8.23%) Open Source
12 69 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (8.11%) Test Automation
13 61 (7.17%) Kanban
14 60 (7.05%) High Availability
15 57 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
16 56 (6.58%) ITIL
16 56 (6.58%) SDLC
17 54 (6.35%) Data Modelling
18 46 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 358 (42.07%) SQL
2 312 (36.66%) Python
3 257 (30.20%) Java
4 152 (17.86%) Perl
5 150 (17.63%) Bash Shell
6 145 (17.04%) PL/SQL
7 100 (11.75%) PowerShell
8 95 (11.16%) JavaScript
9 81 (9.52%) Ruby
10 58 (6.82%) C++
11 43 (5.05%) Groovy
12 35 (4.11%) C#
13 31 (3.64%) Java 8
14 29 (3.41%) PHP
15 20 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.88%) C
17 14 (1.65%) Scala
18 13 (1.53%) XPath
19 11 (1.29%) Jython
20 10 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 122 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 76 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.64%) Degree
4 31 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.29%) CISSP
7 10 (1.18%) CCA
7 10 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.82%) CEH
9 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.35%) OCP
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.35%) RHCE
9 3 (0.35%) SANS
10 2 (0.24%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.24%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.82%) QA
2 13 (1.53%) SLA
3 7 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.47%) COREP
4 4 (0.47%) FINREP
4 4 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 133 (15.63%) Docker
2 47 (5.52%) Oracle RAC
3 35 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.82%) HDFS
5 19 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.18%) Samba
6 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.59%) oVirt
10 4 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.35%) KVM
11 3 (0.35%) SRDF
11 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.24%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 177 (20.80%) Ansible
2 118 (13.87%) Terraform
3 116 (13.63%) Kubernetes
4 94 (11.05%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (10.22%) Puppet
6 24 (2.82%) Data Guard
7 22 (2.59%) Packer
8 20 (2.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 20 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 18 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 17 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (1.88%) Grafana
12 14 (1.65%) Nagios
13 10 (1.18%) WMI
14 9 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (1.06%) Prometheus
14 9 (1.06%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.94%) Ambari
15 8 (0.94%) Kibana
15 8 (0.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 335 (39.37%) Oracle
2 98 (11.52%) Red Hat
3 61 (7.17%) IBM
4 43 (5.05%) Informatica
5 34 (4.00%) HP
5 34 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 32 (3.76%) Sun
6 32 (3.76%) VMware
7 28 (3.29%) Sybase
8 25 (2.94%) Cloudera
9 22 (2.59%) Atlassian
9 22 (2.59%) SAP
10 21 (2.47%) Splunk
10 21 (2.47%) Teradata
11 18 (2.12%) Hortonworks
11 18 (2.12%) webMethods
12 17 (2.00%) BEA
13 15 (1.76%) ESRI
14 14 (1.65%) Pega
15 13 (1.53%) Remedy