Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 240 156
Rank change year-on-year 0 -84 +23
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 504 544 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.18% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 2.44% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 348 435
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £402 £380 £324
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £458 £433
% change year-on-year +9.29% +5.78% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
London median hourly rate - £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.33% +23.81%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +2.89%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,306 22,331 18,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.09% 48.35% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,915 17,141 14,005
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 123
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -18.75% +34.95%
10th Percentile £18.79 £18.25 £16.57
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.63 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Central London -57 68 £500 -2.91% 34
South London +43 57 £525 +16.67% 2
West London -18 25 £440 -16.19% 29
East London -14 11 £488 -18.75% 5
North London - 1 - - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 249 (49.40%) Python
2 244 (48.41%) Unix
3 238 (47.22%) Linux
4 207 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 184 (36.51%) SQL
7 169 (33.53%) Java
8 157 (31.15%) Ansible
9 147 (29.17%) DevOps
10 137 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (26.79%) Puppet
12 134 (26.59%) Oracle
13 127 (25.20%) Opscode Chef
14 122 (24.21%) Bash Shell
15 114 (22.62%) Windows
16 112 (22.22%) Scrum
17 107 (21.23%) Finance
17 107 (21.23%) Test Automation
18 102 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
19 89 (17.66%) Git (software)
20 84 (16.67%) Perl
21 78 (15.48%) Banking
22 76 (15.08%) Korn
23 74 (14.68%) Docker
24 70 (13.89%) PowerShell
25 62 (12.30%) TDD
26 58 (11.51%) SQL Server
27 56 (11.11%) JIRA
27 56 (11.11%) Open Source
27 56 (11.11%) Build Automation

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.12%) Apache
2 31 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.95%) Confluence
4 27 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 24 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 23 (4.56%) nginx
7 19 (3.77%) Apache Spark
8 17 (3.37%) WebLogic
9 15 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.98%) JBoss
11 5 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.99%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.79%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.60%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.60%) Jetty
13 3 (0.60%) Luigi
13 3 (0.60%) SAS
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (8.53%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.78%) HiPortfolio
2 11 (2.18%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.79%) Loan IQ
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.40%) Kondor
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.94%) Amazon S3
4 37 (7.34%) PaaS
5 36 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (4.76%) npm
8 21 (4.17%) IaaS
9 19 (3.77%) GitHub
10 15 (2.98%) OpenShift
11 14 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (2.38%) Datadog
12 12 (2.38%) SaaS
13 8 (1.59%) Serverless
14 6 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.79%) Yarn
16 3 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.13%) HTTP
2 40 (7.94%) SSL
3 34 (6.75%) DNS
4 25 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.37%) Internet
6 16 (3.17%) Firewall
7 13 (2.58%) DHCP
7 13 (2.58%) Intranet
8 12 (2.38%) FTP
9 11 (2.18%) SMTP
10 10 (1.98%) VPN
11 7 (1.39%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.99%) SSH
13 3 (0.60%) IPv6
13 3 (0.60%) LAN
13 3 (0.60%) WAN
14 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.11%) Big Data
3 54 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 38 (7.54%) Apache Hive
5 33 (6.55%) MySQL
5 33 (6.55%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 28 (5.56%) Impala
7 28 (5.56%) Sqoop
8 19 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (3.17%) HBase
9 16 (3.17%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.58%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.79%) OLTP
14 9 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 192 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 89 (17.66%) Git (software)
3 56 (11.11%) JIRA
4 53 (10.52%) Maven
5 43 (8.53%) TeamCity
6 39 (7.74%) Gradle
7 36 (7.14%) Subversion
8 30 (5.95%) JUnit
9 27 (5.36%) CircleCI
10 22 (4.37%) Travis CI
11 21 (4.17%) Ant
12 20 (3.97%) CruiseControl
12 20 (3.97%) gulp
13 19 (3.77%) Selenium
14 18 (3.57%) Cucumber
14 18 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
15 15 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (2.98%) Vagrant
16 12 (2.38%) Gerrit
17 11 (2.18%) SonarQube
General
1 107 (21.23%) Finance
2 78 (15.48%) Banking
3 29 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.97%) Back Office
5 19 (3.77%) Front Office
5 19 (3.77%) Retail
6 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.19%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Billing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Publishing
8 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (29.76%) Developer
2 74 (14.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
4 48 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 25 (4.96%) Administrator
6 22 (4.37%) Analyst
7 20 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (3.97%) Tester
8 19 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 19 (3.77%) Perl Developer
9 18 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 18 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.17%) Architect
10 16 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (2.98%) Applications Support
11 15 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (2.78%) Business Analyst
12 14 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
13 13 (2.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.52%) Spring
2 38 (7.54%) Web Services
3 31 (6.15%) XML
4 28 (5.56%) JSON
5 26 (5.16%) REST
6 24 (4.76%) Middleware
7 23 (4.56%) CGI
7 23 (4.56%) FastCGI
7 23 (4.56%) HTML
8 22 (4.37%) RESTful
9 21 (4.17%) .NET
10 20 (3.97%) Node.js
11 19 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.37%) JMS
13 16 (3.17%) Java EE
13 16 (3.17%) LAMP
14 15 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (2.78%) CSS
16 13 (2.58%) LDAP
16 13 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 28 (5.56%) Wiki
3 19 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.58%) Fixed Income
4 13 (2.58%) User Experience
5 10 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.98%) PKI
6 9 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.79%) Smartcard
6 9 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 9 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
6 9 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.39%) Equities
7 7 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.19%) Replication
9 5 (0.99%) iPad
9 5 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 244 (48.41%) Unix
2 238 (47.22%) Linux
3 114 (22.62%) Windows
4 45 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (7.74%) Solaris
6 27 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.78%) CentOS
8 10 (1.98%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.59%) Debian
9 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.39%) SUSE
10 7 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.99%) AIX
12 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (29.17%) DevOps
3 137 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
4 112 (22.22%) Scrum
5 107 (21.23%) Test Automation
6 62 (12.30%) TDD
7 56 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 56 (11.11%) Open Source
8 51 (10.12%) ETL
9 48 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 35 (6.94%) OO
10 35 (6.94%) Regression Testing
10 35 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 32 (6.35%) Data Analysis
12 31 (6.15%) Change Management
12 31 (6.15%) Kanban
12 31 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (6.15%) SDLC
13 30 (5.95%) Pair Programming
14 29 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 249 (49.40%) Python
2 184 (36.51%) SQL
3 169 (33.53%) Java
4 122 (24.21%) Bash Shell
5 84 (16.67%) Perl
6 76 (15.08%) Korn
7 70 (13.89%) PowerShell
8 48 (9.52%) Ruby
9 47 (9.33%) PL/SQL
10 46 (9.13%) JavaScript
11 37 (7.34%) Groovy
12 33 (6.55%) C++
13 32 (6.35%) C#
14 25 (4.96%) PHP
15 23 (4.56%) C
16 12 (2.38%) Java 8
17 10 (1.98%) Scala
18 6 (1.19%) XPath
19 5 (0.99%) Go
19 5 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 25 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.37%) Degree
4 7 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.79%) SANS
7 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) RHCE
9 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) CCNP
9 1 (0.20%) CEH
9 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.36%) QA
2 6 (1.19%) HIPAA
2 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (14.68%) Docker
2 35 (6.94%) HDFS
3 32 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.79%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.79%) OpenDJ
6 4 (0.79%) OpenIDM
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.60%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.60%) Squid
7 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.60%) XenApp
8 2 (0.40%) LXC
8 2 (0.40%) Snort
8 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) Gluster
9 1 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 157 (31.15%) Ansible
2 135 (26.79%) Puppet
3 127 (25.20%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (10.12%) Kubernetes
5 46 (9.13%) Terraform
6 37 (7.34%) Hadoop YARN
7 15 (2.98%) Oracle ZFS
8 12 (2.38%) Kibana
9 9 (1.79%) systemd
10 7 (1.39%) CFEngine
10 7 (1.39%) Grafana
10 7 (1.39%) logstash
10 7 (1.39%) Nagios
10 7 (1.39%) Packer
11 6 (1.19%) Control-M
11 6 (1.19%) SCCM
11 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.60%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 134 (26.59%) Oracle
2 55 (10.91%) Splunk
3 38 (7.54%) Red Hat
4 32 (6.35%) Cloudera
5 24 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.57%) Google
7 16 (3.17%) Sybase
7 16 (3.17%) TIBCO
8 15 (2.98%) Citrix
8 15 (2.98%) IBM
9 11 (2.18%) Apple
9 11 (2.18%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.98%) Ab Initio
10 10 (1.98%) AppDynamics
10 10 (1.98%) F5
10 10 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.98%) VMware
11 8 (1.59%) Perforce
12 7 (1.39%) Sonatype
13 6 (1.19%) Retek