Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 252 228
Rank change year-on-year -24 -24 -27
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 557 1,006 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.12% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 2.52% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 675 675
England median daily rate £475 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.29% +6.40%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £325
90th Percentile £600 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 33
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.63 £30.65
90th Percentile £49.45 £58.88 £43.60
UK median hourly rate £40.70 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.75% - +5.26%

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 25,346 39,888 39,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.14% 44.25% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,517 28,246 27,885
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £453
% change year-on-year - +4.97% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 615 723
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.02 £17.66 £17.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -38 220 £500 -4.76% 62
North of England +25 136 £475 +5.56% 22
South East +17 98 £475 +5.56% 52
North West +33 70 £500 -13.04% 10
Midlands +42 56 £450 +25.00% 24
West Midlands +39 37 £427 +6.63% 15
North East +31 34 £430 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire +26 33 £500 +17.65% 10
East of England -4 24 £400 -17.95% 8
South West -5 22 £435 -8.42% 13
East Midlands +34 19 £500 +52.39% 9
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 309 (55.48%) Linux
2 254 (45.60%) Unix
3 229 (41.11%) SQL
4 226 (40.57%) Oracle
5 225 (40.39%) Python
6 201 (36.09%) Java
7 194 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
8 175 (31.42%) DevOps
9 146 (26.21%) PL/SQL
10 135 (24.24%) Perl
11 124 (22.26%) Jenkins
12 121 (21.72%) Security Cleared
13 119 (21.36%) Git (software)
14 115 (20.65%) Docker
15 102 (18.31%) AWS
16 100 (17.95%) SC Cleared
17 93 (16.70%) Ansible
17 93 (16.70%) Kubernetes
18 91 (16.34%) REST
18 91 (16.34%) Windows
19 87 (15.62%) Configuration Management
20 84 (15.08%) Scrum
21 82 (14.72%) Oracle Database
21 82 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (14.54%) Azure
23 75 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 69 (12.39%) JavaScript
25 68 (12.21%) Migration
25 68 (12.21%) Puppet
26 66 (11.85%) Problem-Solving

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 51 (9.16%) WebLogic
2 33 (5.92%) Confluence
3 20 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.15%) Apache
6 12 (2.15%) nginx
6 12 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.44%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.44%) SAS
8 7 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.90%) DataSynapse
9 5 (0.90%) GemFire
9 5 (0.90%) IIS
9 5 (0.90%) JBoss
10 4 (0.72%) Drupal
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.54%) CMS
11 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 31 (5.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.97%) Finacle
3 10 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.36%) Actimize
7 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 102 (18.31%) AWS
2 81 (14.54%) Azure
3 38 (6.82%) GitHub
4 26 (4.67%) Serverless
5 25 (4.49%) OpenShift
6 16 (2.87%) IaaS
7 14 (2.51%) SaaS
8 13 (2.33%) GCP
9 12 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.97%) Boomi
11 10 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.80%) Datadog
11 10 (1.80%) PaaS
12 9 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (1.44%) Amazon S3
14 7 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (1.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.57%) SNMP
2 26 (4.67%) Firewall
3 21 (3.77%) DNS
4 13 (2.33%) SSL
5 12 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.62%) Network Security
7 8 (1.44%) DMZ
7 8 (1.44%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.26%) BGP
9 6 (1.08%) DHCP
9 6 (1.08%) DSL
9 6 (1.08%) FTP
9 6 (1.08%) HTTP
9 6 (1.08%) MPLS
9 6 (1.08%) VPN
9 6 (1.08%) WAN
10 5 (0.90%) VoIP
10 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.72%) CTI
11 4 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.72%) Oracle Database
2 41 (7.36%) Big Data
2 41 (7.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (6.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (6.10%) Hadoop
5 33 (5.92%) SQL Server
6 28 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (4.13%) MySQL
8 23 (4.13%) NoSQL
9 19 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
10 18 (3.23%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (2.69%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.33%) Pentaho
13 12 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 12 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.97%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 124 (22.26%) Jenkins
2 119 (21.36%) Git (software)
3 63 (11.31%) JIRA
4 41 (7.36%) Maven
5 27 (4.85%) JUnit
6 26 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 23 (4.13%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 20 (3.59%) GitLab
9 20 (3.59%) Gradle
10 19 (3.41%) Mockito
10 19 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (3.23%) CA Gen
11 18 (3.23%) Selenium
12 12 (2.15%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.15%) ProC
13 11 (1.97%) IntelliJ
13 11 (1.97%) PVCS
13 11 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.97%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (11.31%) Finance
2 24 (4.31%) Banking
3 18 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.08%) General Ledger
4 6 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.72%) Retail
6 3 (0.54%) Back Office
6 3 (0.54%) Law
7 2 (0.36%) Automotive
7 2 (0.36%) Electronics
7 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.36%) Front Office
7 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 198 (35.55%) Developer
2 55 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (8.98%) Administrator
3 50 (8.98%) Java Developer
4 40 (7.18%) DBA
5 36 (6.46%) Architect
6 35 (6.28%) Designer
7 34 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 31 (5.57%) Oracle Developer
9 30 (5.39%) Solutions Designer
10 25 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (3.95%) Software Engineer
12 21 (3.77%) Analyst
12 21 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
13 20 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (3.05%) Consultant
15 17 (3.05%) Senior Developer
16 16 (2.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.34%) REST
2 63 (11.31%) Web Services
3 57 (10.23%) SOAP
4 52 (9.34%) J2EE
5 49 (8.80%) JSON
5 49 (8.80%) XML
6 41 (7.36%) Spring
7 30 (5.39%) HTML
8 26 (4.67%) Middleware
9 23 (4.13%) .NET
10 22 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (3.59%) Spring Boot
13 19 (3.41%) CSS
14 18 (3.23%) React
15 16 (2.87%) Gherkin
15 16 (2.87%) jQuery
16 15 (2.69%) Kafka
17 14 (2.51%) RESTful
17 14 (2.51%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (2.51%) Public Cloud
5 11 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.44%) User Experience
9 7 (1.26%) Blog
9 7 (1.26%) Clustering
9 7 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.26%) PKI
10 6 (1.08%) Replication
10 6 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.90%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.90%) Grid Computing
11 5 (0.90%) IVR
11 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.90%) VUI
11 5 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 309 (55.48%) Linux
2 254 (45.60%) Unix
3 91 (16.34%) Windows
4 75 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (6.82%) Solaris
6 35 (6.28%) AIX
7 22 (3.95%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.15%) CentOS
9 9 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.26%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.26%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.72%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.72%) HPUX
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.54%) zOS
15 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (31.42%) DevOps
3 87 (15.62%) Configuration Management
4 84 (15.08%) Scrum
5 68 (12.21%) Migration
6 66 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 63 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (10.59%) Microservices
10 51 (9.16%) Kanban
11 46 (8.26%) SDLC
12 45 (8.08%) Data Modelling
13 44 (7.90%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.90%) TDD
14 42 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (7.36%) ETL
15 41 (7.36%) Problem Management
16 40 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
17 38 (6.82%) ITIL
17 38 (6.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 229 (41.11%) SQL
2 225 (40.39%) Python
3 201 (36.09%) Java
4 146 (26.21%) PL/SQL
5 135 (24.24%) Perl
6 69 (12.39%) JavaScript
7 61 (10.95%) Bash Shell
8 56 (10.05%) PowerShell
9 33 (5.92%) Ruby
10 26 (4.67%) PHP
11 20 (3.59%) C
11 20 (3.59%) C#
11 20 (3.59%) Groovy
12 19 (3.41%) C++
13 16 (2.87%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.69%) Java 8
15 12 (2.15%) XPath
16 11 (1.97%) XQuery
17 6 (1.08%) Go
17 6 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (21.72%) Security Cleared
2 100 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.31%) Degree
4 15 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.08%) CCA
7 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) RHCE
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CEH
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCSA
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) OCA
9 1 (0.18%) OCP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.51%) QA
2 10 (1.80%) SLA
3 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) COREP
5 2 (0.36%) FINREP
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 115 (20.65%) Docker
2 24 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.08%) HDFS
8 5 (0.90%) OCFS2
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.54%) Squid
9 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.36%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (16.70%) Ansible
1 93 (16.70%) Kubernetes
2 68 (12.21%) Puppet
3 63 (11.31%) Terraform
4 34 (6.10%) Netcool
4 34 (6.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 33 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (5.03%) Amdocs OSS
7 26 (4.67%) Data Guard
8 24 (4.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (3.59%) Packer
10 13 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (1.97%) Kibana
12 10 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (1.62%) logstash
13 9 (1.62%) SCOM
14 7 (1.26%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 4 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 226 (40.57%) Oracle
2 66 (11.85%) IBM
2 66 (11.85%) Red Hat
3 36 (6.46%) Informatica
3 36 (6.46%) ServiceNow
4 35 (6.28%) Remedy
5 33 (5.92%) BEA
6 32 (5.75%) BMC
7 29 (5.21%) VMware
8 28 (5.03%) Cramer
8 28 (5.03%) Siebel
8 28 (5.03%) xMatters
9 25 (4.49%) Microsoft
10 23 (4.13%) Cisco
11 22 (3.95%) Cloudera
12 21 (3.77%) webMethods
13 18 (3.23%) AppDynamics
13 18 (3.23%) Pega
14 11 (1.97%) Dynatrace
14 11 (1.97%) Google