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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 157 184
Rank change year-on-year -50 +27  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 545 817 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.65% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 4.21% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 487 392
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +42.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.07 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

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 18111 19410 19329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.88% 39.14% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12445 13524 13140
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 425 389
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -1 317 £525 +11.70% 52
South East -35 93 £400 -5.88% 16
North West +27 51 £450 - 12
East of England -39 27 £425 +21.34% 13
West Midlands -25 16 £386 -0.96% 1
North East +10 14 £375 +17.18% 3
Yorkshire -3 13 £450 -5.26% 19
South West -8 8 £436 +13.68% 6
East Midlands -22 8 £475 +18.75% 1
Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 625 (58.09%) Unix
2 604 (56.13%) Linux
3 456 (42.38%) SQL
4 364 (33.83%) Java
5 358 (33.27%) Oracle
6 333 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 318 (29.55%) Finance
8 270 (25.09%) Python
9 235 (21.84%) Jenkins
10 211 (19.61%) DevOps
11 198 (18.40%) Perl
12 178 (16.54%) Banking
13 177 (16.45%) Git (software)
14 174 (16.17%) Bash Shell
15 173 (16.08%) PL/SQL
16 158 (14.68%) Windows
17 157 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 151 (14.03%) Scrum
19 146 (13.57%) Puppet
20 141 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
21 133 (12.36%) JavaScript
21 133 (12.36%) Relational Database
22 132 (12.27%) Oracle Database
23 126 (11.71%) Degree
24 124 (11.52%) TDD
25 121 (11.25%) Red Hat
26 120 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
27 119 (11.06%) Solaris
28 116 (10.78%) Hadoop
28 116 (10.78%) Amazon AWS

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 84 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 75 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 74 (6.88%) Apache
4 62 (5.76%) Apache Spark
5 58 (5.39%) WebLogic
6 51 (4.74%) JBoss
7 44 (4.09%) nginx
8 29 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 28 (2.60%) Confluence
10 25 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.58%) SAS
12 15 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.12%) Apache Geronimo
13 12 (1.12%) Apache Pig
13 12 (1.12%) Apache TomEE
13 12 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.12%) Tuxedo
14 9 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.84%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) SPSS
3 4 (0.37%) Stata
4 3 (0.28%) HipChat
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.19%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.093%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.12%) Temenos T24
3 11 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.65%) RMDS
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.093%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.88%) PaaS
3 21 (1.95%) GitHub
4 19 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.74%) Slack
9 6 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.56%) Route 53
10 5 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.28%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.28%) SaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.60%) HTTP
2 58 (5.39%) SAN
3 57 (5.30%) SSL
4 55 (5.11%) LDAP
5 52 (4.83%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.62%) DNS
7 21 (1.95%) Firewall
8 18 (1.67%) SMTP
9 17 (1.58%) FTP
10 14 (1.30%) SSH
10 14 (1.30%) WAN
11 12 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (1.02%) DHCP
12 11 (1.02%) IMAP
12 11 (1.02%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.93%) Internet
13 10 (0.93%) LAN
14 9 (0.84%) NAS
14 9 (0.84%) Network Security
15 8 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.36%) Relational Database
2 132 (12.27%) Oracle Database
3 116 (10.78%) Hadoop
4 100 (9.29%) SQL Server
5 92 (8.55%) Big Data
6 67 (6.23%) RDBMS
7 61 (5.67%) MySQL
8 60 (5.58%) DB2
9 59 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 46 (4.28%) NoSQL
12 41 (3.81%) Apache Hive
13 39 (3.62%) MongoDB
13 39 (3.62%) SQLPlus
14 34 (3.16%) HBase
14 34 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
18 24 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 235 (21.84%) Jenkins
2 177 (16.45%) Git (software)
3 111 (10.32%) JIRA
4 90 (8.36%) Maven
5 62 (5.76%) Gradle
6 55 (5.11%) JUnit
6 55 (5.11%) TeamCity
7 44 (4.09%) Subversion
8 43 (4.00%) Selenium
9 39 (3.62%) Ant
9 39 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 33 (3.07%) Vagrant
11 29 (2.70%) gulp
11 29 (2.70%) Mockito
12 25 (2.32%) Hudson
13 24 (2.23%) IBM UrbanCode
14 23 (2.14%) Travis CI
15 21 (1.95%) CircleCI
15 21 (1.95%) CruiseControl
16 18 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 318 (29.55%) Finance
2 178 (16.54%) Banking
3 54 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.53%) Retail
5 37 (3.44%) Front Office
6 29 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.04%) Marketing
8 21 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.02%) Electronics
10 11 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.65%) Legal
12 6 (0.56%) Back Office
12 6 (0.56%) Billing
13 5 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Games
14 4 (0.37%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) Military
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 370 (34.39%) Developer
2 111 (10.32%) Java Developer
3 109 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 83 (7.71%) Administrator
5 78 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
6 69 (6.41%) DBA
7 68 (6.32%) Analyst
8 64 (5.95%) SQL Developer
9 51 (4.74%) Consultant
10 50 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
11 47 (4.37%) Senior Developer
12 46 (4.28%) PL/SQL Developer
13 45 (4.18%) Architect
13 45 (4.18%) Tester
14 37 (3.44%) C++ Developer
14 37 (3.44%) Unix Engineer
15 35 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
16 32 (2.97%) Automation Tester
17 30 (2.79%) Applications Support
17 30 (2.79%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (9.67%) XML
2 102 (9.48%) HTML
3 99 (9.20%) JSON
4 94 (8.74%) Web Services
5 85 (7.90%) Spring
6 82 (7.62%) J2EE
7 77 (7.16%) SOAP
8 64 (5.95%) .NET
8 64 (5.95%) Middleware
9 61 (5.67%) jQuery
10 60 (5.58%) REST
11 58 (5.39%) RESTful
12 57 (5.30%) HTML5
13 41 (3.81%) CSS
14 39 (3.62%) Node.js
15 38 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
16 37 (3.44%) AngularJS
17 30 (2.79%) Java EE
17 30 (2.79%) JMS
18 29 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.46%) Computer Science
2 48 (4.46%) Equities
3 46 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (4.09%) Derivative
5 43 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 41 (3.81%) Clustering
6 41 (3.81%) Fixed Income
7 28 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 26 (2.42%) Equity Derivative
9 25 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.77%) PKI
11 18 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.49%) Replication
13 14 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.21%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.12%) Mainframe
16 11 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.02%) User Experience
17 9 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 625 (58.09%) Unix
2 604 (56.13%) Linux
3 158 (14.68%) Windows
4 157 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (11.06%) Solaris
6 73 (6.78%) AIX
7 46 (4.28%) CentOS
8 36 (3.35%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.58%) HPUX
10 15 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.39%) SUSE
11 13 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.84%) Android
13 9 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (19.61%) DevOps
3 151 (14.03%) Scrum
4 141 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
5 124 (11.52%) TDD
6 116 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
7 107 (9.94%) Test Automation
8 103 (9.57%) Configuration Management
9 92 (8.55%) SDLC
10 82 (7.62%) OO
11 81 (7.53%) ITIL
12 78 (7.25%) Open Source
13 72 (6.69%) Waterfall
14 68 (6.32%) Microservices
15 67 (6.23%) Analytics
16 60 (5.58%) ETL
17 59 (5.48%) BDD
18 52 (4.83%) Migration
19 51 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (4.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 456 (42.38%) SQL
2 364 (33.83%) Java
3 270 (25.09%) Python
4 198 (18.40%) Perl
5 174 (16.17%) Bash Shell
6 173 (16.08%) PL/SQL
7 133 (12.36%) JavaScript
8 94 (8.74%) C#
9 92 (8.55%) C++
10 89 (8.27%) Korn
11 67 (6.23%) PowerShell
12 62 (5.76%) Ruby
13 57 (5.30%) Scala
14 45 (4.18%) C
15 41 (3.81%) Groovy
16 35 (3.25%) VB
17 33 (3.07%) PHP
18 31 (2.88%) T-SQL
19 18 (1.67%) R
20 14 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (11.71%) Degree
2 90 (8.36%) Security Cleared
3 73 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.30%) RHCE
7 11 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
7 11 (1.02%) RHCSA
8 8 (0.74%) CISSP
8 8 (0.74%) OCP
9 7 (0.65%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.65%) OCA
10 5 (0.46%) CFA
10 5 (0.46%) ISEB
11 4 (0.37%) CCIE
11 4 (0.37%) CCIE Security
11 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.74%) QA
2 39 (3.62%) MiFID
3 25 (2.32%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (2.32%) EMIR
4 23 (2.14%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.49%) SLA
6 7 (0.65%) FATCA
7 6 (0.56%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.093%) Basel II
10 1 (0.093%) COREP
10 1 (0.093%) DICOM
10 1 (0.093%) HL7
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (7.90%) Docker
2 33 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
2 33 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
5 20 (1.86%) HDFS
6 16 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
6 16 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (1.21%) Samba
8 12 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (0.93%) NFS
9 10 (0.93%) Xen
10 9 (0.84%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.65%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.65%) vSphere
12 6 (0.56%) Corosync
12 6 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.46%) KVM
13 5 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 146 (13.57%) Puppet
2 120 (11.15%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (9.67%) Ansible
4 29 (2.70%) Control-M
4 29 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (2.51%) Kubernetes
6 26 (2.42%) Red Hat Satellite
7 25 (2.32%) Data Guard
8 23 (2.14%) Rancher
9 21 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
9 21 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (1.86%) Nagios
10 20 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 19 (1.77%) Terraform
12 16 (1.49%) Cobbler
13 15 (1.39%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.39%) Packer
14 10 (0.93%) vRealize
14 10 (0.93%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.84%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 358 (33.27%) Oracle
2 121 (11.25%) Red Hat
3 89 (8.27%) Sybase
4 76 (7.06%) IBM
5 73 (6.78%) VMware
6 62 (5.76%) Microsoft
7 45 (4.18%) SAP
8 39 (3.62%) HP
9 37 (3.44%) Cloudera
10 33 (3.07%) Veritas
11 30 (2.79%) Splunk
12 27 (2.51%) Hortonworks
13 26 (2.42%) Informatica
14 25 (2.32%) Sun
15 24 (2.23%) Perforce
16 23 (2.14%) AppDynamics
17 22 (2.04%) Cisco
18 20 (1.86%) webMethods
19 18 (1.67%) EMC
19 18 (1.67%) NetApp
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