Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 214 173
Rank change year-on-year -17 -41 +13
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 1,083 1,037 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.23% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 3.00% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 638 928
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £300
90th Percentile £613 £641 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
10th Percentile £34.45 £33.00 £25.88
90th Percentile £42.70 £55.25 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +50.00%

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 40,080 34,566 38,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.30% 40.94% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,172 23,865 26,257
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 765 911
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.43 £17.20 £14.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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 -83 495 £500 - 111
South East +8 229 £425 +6.25% 37
North of England +40 173 £425 -1.16% 40
Midlands +68 109 £450 +5.88% 22
Yorkshire +37 80 £450 - 17
West Midlands +33 65 £375 -11.76% 14
North West -7 53 £463 +8.19% 16
South West +34 51 £485 +12.33% 11
North East +38 47 £413 +2.80% 7
East Midlands +18 44 £475 +29.25% 8
East of England -17 21 £413 +3.13% 22
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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.

1 640 (59.10%) Linux
2 600 (55.40%) Unix
3 388 (35.83%) Java
4 372 (34.35%) SQL
5 349 (32.23%) Python
6 339 (31.30%) Oracle
7 309 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
8 306 (28.25%) DevOps
9 293 (27.05%) Jenkins
10 231 (21.33%) Git (software)
11 230 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
12 219 (20.22%) Finance
13 195 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
14 194 (17.91%) Windows
15 192 (17.73%) Ansible
16 184 (16.99%) Perl
17 176 (16.25%) Puppet
18 172 (15.88%) Docker
19 170 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 166 (15.33%) PL/SQL
21 159 (14.68%) Bash Shell
22 146 (13.48%) Red Hat
23 135 (12.47%) Configuration Management
24 130 (12.00%) TDD
25 129 (11.91%) Oracle Database
25 129 (11.91%) Relational Database
26 121 (11.17%) Scrum
27 119 (10.99%) JavaScript
27 119 (10.99%) Hadoop
27 119 (10.99%) Security Cleared

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 (8.68%) Apache
2 86 (7.94%) Apache Spark
3 60 (5.54%) Tomcat
4 53 (4.89%) Confluence
5 51 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (3.88%) JBoss
8 34 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 31 (2.86%) WebLogic
10 26 (2.40%) nginx
10 26 (2.40%) SAS
11 19 (1.75%) GemFire
12 16 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (1.20%) Apache Solr
14 11 (1.02%) IIS
15 10 (0.92%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.74%) Apache Pig
18 7 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.28%) Simulink
4 2 (0.18%) Houdini
4 2 (0.18%) Maya
4 2 (0.18%) NUKE
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) HipChat
5 1 (0.092%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.92%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.74%) Kondor
5 7 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.37%) Global One
6 4 (0.37%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.092%) Documaker
9 1 (0.092%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.092%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 230 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (6.74%) GitHub
4 55 (5.08%) PaaS
5 44 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (4.06%) Amazon S3
6 36 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (3.23%) Serverless
8 34 (3.14%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (2.59%) IaaS
10 27 (2.49%) OpenShift
10 27 (2.49%) SaaS
11 23 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (1.85%) Route 53
12 20 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (1.39%) npm
14 11 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (1.02%) Boomi
15 10 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.71%) SAN
2 44 (4.06%) HTTP
3 38 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 30 (2.77%) Firewall
5 24 (2.22%) SSL
6 15 (1.39%) IMAP
7 13 (1.20%) DNS
7 13 (1.20%) FTP
7 13 (1.20%) SMTP
8 12 (1.11%) LAN
8 12 (1.11%) SMS
9 11 (1.02%) Internet
10 10 (0.92%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.92%) NAS
10 10 (0.92%) WAN
11 9 (0.83%) SNMP
12 8 (0.74%) SSH
13 7 (0.65%) VPN
14 5 (0.46%) 3GPP
14 5 (0.46%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (11.91%) Oracle Database
1 129 (11.91%) Relational Database
2 119 (10.99%) Hadoop
3 115 (10.62%) Big Data
4 78 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (7.11%) HBase
6 76 (7.02%) NoSQL
7 71 (6.56%) SQL Server
8 70 (6.46%) MongoDB
9 64 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 59 (5.45%) RDBMS
11 57 (5.26%) Apache Hive
12 47 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
14 34 (3.14%) MySQL
15 31 (2.86%) DB2
15 31 (2.86%) Parquet
16 25 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 293 (27.05%) Jenkins
2 231 (21.33%) Git (software)
3 108 (9.97%) JIRA
4 101 (9.33%) Gradle
5 82 (7.57%) Maven
6 70 (6.46%) JUnit
7 69 (6.37%) Subversion
8 55 (5.08%) Cucumber
9 50 (4.62%) TeamCity
10 39 (3.60%) Artifactory
11 38 (3.51%) Mockito
12 30 (2.77%) Selenium
13 27 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
14 25 (2.31%) GitLab
15 24 (2.22%) IntelliJ
16 23 (2.12%) Ant
17 21 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (1.48%) Bitbucket
18 16 (1.48%) gulp
19 15 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 219 (20.22%) Finance
2 109 (10.06%) Banking
3 37 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.32%) Front Office
5 32 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.85%) Retail
7 17 (1.57%) Games
8 16 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.92%) Back Office
9 10 (0.92%) Marketing
10 9 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.46%) Billing
13 4 (0.37%) Publishing
13 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.28%) Electronics
15 2 (0.18%) Advertising
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 1 (0.092%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 300 (27.70%) Developer
2 164 (15.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 104 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 96 (8.86%) Administrator
5 70 (6.46%) Analyst
6 57 (5.26%) Architect
6 57 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 56 (5.17%) DBA
8 55 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 50 (4.62%) Consultant
9 50 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
10 49 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
10 49 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.06%) Data Engineer
12 42 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
13 40 (3.69%) Oracle DBA
14 36 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 32 (2.95%) Support Analyst
16 31 (2.86%) Applications Support
16 31 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (10.80%) JSON
2 111 (10.25%) Spring
3 93 (8.59%) Web Services
4 92 (8.49%) REST
4 92 (8.49%) XML
5 89 (8.22%) RESTful
6 70 (6.46%) Kafka
6 70 (6.46%) Middleware
7 69 (6.37%) HTML
8 65 (6.00%) SOAP
9 57 (5.26%) J2EE
10 52 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
11 51 (4.71%) .NET
12 46 (4.25%) RabbitMQ
13 45 (4.16%) LDAP
14 44 (4.06%) AngularJS
15 37 (3.42%) Node.js
16 34 (3.14%) Apache Avro
17 25 (2.31%) Spring Boot
18 24 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.65%) Linux Command Line
3 39 (3.60%) Virtual Team
4 37 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.31%) Replication
7 24 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.94%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.39%) VSAM
11 14 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.29%) Equities
11 14 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.20%) Clustering
12 13 (1.20%) User Experience
12 13 (1.20%) Video on Demand
13 10 (0.92%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.92%) PKI
14 9 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 640 (59.10%) Linux
2 600 (55.40%) Unix
3 194 (17.91%) Windows
4 170 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 111 (10.25%) Solaris
6 100 (9.23%) AIX
7 77 (7.11%) Windows Server
8 46 (4.25%) CentOS
9 36 (3.32%) HPUX
10 25 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (1.85%) VME
14 16 (1.48%) MVS
14 16 (1.48%) VMS
15 13 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.83%) SUSE
17 8 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.65%) Debian
18 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (28.25%) DevOps
3 195 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (12.47%) Configuration Management
5 130 (12.00%) TDD
6 121 (11.17%) Scrum
7 112 (10.34%) Open Source
8 111 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
9 106 (9.79%) Test Automation
10 100 (9.23%) ITIL
11 95 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
12 94 (8.68%) Microservices
13 84 (7.76%) BDD
14 83 (7.66%) Software Engineering
15 75 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
16 74 (6.83%) ETL
17 67 (6.19%) Data Modelling
17 67 (6.19%) Migration
18 66 (6.09%) OO
19 63 (5.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 388 (35.83%) Java
2 372 (34.35%) SQL
3 349 (32.23%) Python
4 184 (16.99%) Perl
5 166 (15.33%) PL/SQL
6 159 (14.68%) Bash Shell
7 119 (10.99%) JavaScript
8 91 (8.40%) Ruby
9 90 (8.31%) PowerShell
10 76 (7.02%) Scala
11 71 (6.56%) C#
12 69 (6.37%) Groovy
13 63 (5.82%) Korn
14 51 (4.71%) C++
15 43 (3.97%) C
16 36 (3.32%) Java 8
17 30 (2.77%) PHP
18 21 (1.94%) JCL
19 19 (1.75%) VB
20 18 (1.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 119 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 118 (10.90%) Degree
3 96 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.75%) MCSE
4 19 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.66%) MCITP
5 18 (1.66%) MCP
5 18 (1.66%) MCSA
6 11 (1.02%) AWS Certification
7 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.28%) HP ASE
10 3 (0.28%) OCA
11 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.18%) OCP
11 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.092%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.91%) QA
2 25 (2.31%) SLA
3 18 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.29%) GCP
4 14 (1.29%) MiFID
5 11 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.02%) EMIR
6 4 (0.37%) GDPR
7 3 (0.28%) HL7
7 3 (0.28%) IFRS
7 3 (0.28%) PMO
7 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) UCITS
8 1 (0.092%) Basel II
8 1 (0.092%) COREP
8 1 (0.092%) DICOM
8 1 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.092%) FINREP
8 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (15.88%) Docker
2 73 (6.74%) HDFS
3 42 (3.88%) Active Directory
4 40 (3.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 38 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
8 22 (2.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 20 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (1.75%) Apache Flume
11 16 (1.48%) Firmware
12 15 (1.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 15 (1.39%) RACF
13 14 (1.29%) Oracle Clusterware
14 12 (1.11%) Samba
15 11 (1.02%) NFS
16 8 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 7 (0.65%) vSphere
17 7 (0.65%) Xen
18 6 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 192 (17.73%) Ansible
2 176 (16.25%) Puppet
3 118 (10.90%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (7.29%) Kubernetes
5 66 (6.09%) Terraform
6 50 (4.62%) Hadoop YARN
7 47 (4.34%) logstash
8 44 (4.06%) Tivoli
9 43 (3.97%) Nagios
10 37 (3.42%) Kibana
11 30 (2.77%) Grafana
12 26 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
13 24 (2.22%) Oozie
14 23 (2.12%) Data Guard
15 21 (1.94%) BladeLogic
15 21 (1.94%) Nessus
16 19 (1.75%) Control-M
17 17 (1.57%) Prometheus
18 16 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 15 (1.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 339 (31.30%) Oracle
2 146 (13.48%) Red Hat
3 88 (8.13%) VMware
4 85 (7.85%) Microsoft
5 78 (7.20%) Splunk
6 75 (6.93%) IBM
7 53 (4.89%) CA
8 42 (3.88%) HP
9 35 (3.23%) Informatica
10 33 (3.05%) ServiceNow
11 27 (2.49%) AppDynamics
11 27 (2.49%) Hortonworks
12 25 (2.31%) BMC
13 24 (2.22%) Cloudera
14 23 (2.12%) SolarWinds
15 22 (2.03%) SaltStack
16 21 (1.94%) Cisco
16 21 (1.94%) Google
16 21 (1.94%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.85%) Sun