Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 183 187
Rank change year-on-year -55 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 512 642 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.50% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 3.14% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 397 419
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +6.15%
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
England median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
London median hourly rate £100.00 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.06% -3.13% +63.77%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +42.86%

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 22,934 20,434 19,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.99% 47.82% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,506 15,200 14,937
London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 153 90
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.08% -0.43%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.30 £14.11
90th Percentile £62.63 £52.40 £55.19
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.17%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Central London -55 87 £525 - 13
South London -27 27 £525 +16.67% 1
East London -4 24 £425 -28.57% 8
West London -54 14 £400 -23.81% 14
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 257 (50.20%) Unix
2 254 (49.61%) Linux
3 230 (44.92%) Python
4 209 (40.82%) SQL
5 192 (37.50%) Java
6 164 (32.03%) DevOps
7 161 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 155 (30.27%) Amazon AWS
10 146 (28.52%) Ansible
11 137 (26.76%) Oracle
12 135 (26.37%) Finance
13 118 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (22.07%) Bash Shell
14 113 (22.07%) Opscode Chef
15 112 (21.88%) Puppet
15 112 (21.88%) Windows
16 99 (19.34%) Perl
17 98 (19.14%) Docker
18 96 (18.75%) Git (software)
19 78 (15.23%) Scrum
20 77 (15.04%) Test Automation
21 74 (14.45%) Banking
22 72 (14.06%) Maven
23 71 (13.87%) JavaScript
24 67 (13.09%) Korn
24 67 (13.09%) Open Source
24 67 (13.09%) Kubernetes
25 66 (12.89%) PowerShell
26 65 (12.70%) SQL Server

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 44 (8.59%) Apache
2 33 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.66%) Apache Spark
4 26 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.49%) Confluence
6 20 (3.91%) nginx
7 19 (3.71%) WebSphere
8 16 (3.13%) JBoss
9 12 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.76%) Jetty
12 8 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
12 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.17%) IPython
13 6 (1.17%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.98%) SAS
15 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 44 (8.59%) MS Visio
2 38 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.78%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.59%) Global One
3 3 (0.59%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.39%) Documaker
4 2 (0.39%) Kondor
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (30.27%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (11.72%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (10.74%) Amazon S3
4 46 (8.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 24 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (3.71%) npm
8 16 (3.13%) PaaS
9 13 (2.54%) GitHub
10 12 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.15%) Route 53
11 11 (2.15%) Serverless
12 10 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (1.95%) Datadog
12 10 (1.95%) Office 365
13 9 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.56%) IaaS
14 8 (1.56%) SaaS
15 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.40%) HTTP
2 36 (7.03%) SSL
3 34 (6.64%) DNS
4 27 (5.27%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.30%) SAN
6 17 (3.32%) Internet
7 15 (2.93%) Firewall
8 13 (2.54%) NAS
9 12 (2.34%) SMTP
9 12 (2.34%) VPN
10 11 (2.15%) Intranet
11 8 (1.56%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.56%) Calico
12 7 (1.37%) FTP
12 7 (1.37%) SMS
13 6 (1.17%) SSH
14 5 (0.98%) IMAP
14 5 (0.98%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.98%) WLAN
15 4 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.11%) Big Data
3 56 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 54 (10.55%) Hadoop
5 42 (8.20%) Apache Hive
6 41 (8.01%) MySQL
7 39 (7.62%) Impala
8 36 (7.03%) Oracle Database
9 35 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (6.45%) Sqoop
11 30 (5.86%) NoSQL
12 26 (5.08%) MongoDB
13 21 (4.10%) DB2
14 20 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (3.13%) HBase
18 15 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
20 10 (1.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 160 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 96 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 72 (14.06%) Maven
4 49 (9.57%) JIRA
5 47 (9.18%) Gradle
6 35 (6.84%) Cucumber
7 34 (6.64%) JUnit
8 28 (5.47%) Subversion
9 24 (4.69%) Selenium
10 21 (4.10%) Mockito
11 19 (3.71%) gulp
12 18 (3.52%) TeamCity
12 18 (3.52%) WebDriver
13 17 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (2.73%) CircleCI
15 13 (2.54%) Ant
16 12 (2.34%) JBehave
16 12 (2.34%) Vagrant
17 11 (2.15%) IBM UrbanCode
17 11 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (26.37%) Finance
2 74 (14.45%) Banking
3 30 (5.86%) Front Office
4 26 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.15%) Back Office
8 8 (1.56%) Retail
9 5 (0.98%) Legal
9 5 (0.98%) Publishing
10 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (30.47%) Developer
2 92 (17.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (9.96%) Java Developer
4 37 (7.23%) Administrator
5 34 (6.64%) Platform Engineer
6 33 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 32 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (5.47%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (4.30%) Analyst
13 21 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
14 18 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.52%) Python Engineer
15 17 (3.32%) Data Engineer
15 17 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (2.93%) DBA
16 15 (2.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 14 (2.73%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.94%) Web Services
2 46 (8.98%) Spring
3 41 (8.01%) XML
4 37 (7.23%) SOAP
5 36 (7.03%) Elastic Stack
5 36 (7.03%) RESTful
6 31 (6.05%) AngularJS
7 29 (5.66%) Kafka
8 28 (5.47%) REST
9 26 (5.08%) Java EE
10 25 (4.88%) LDAP
10 25 (4.88%) React
11 24 (4.69%) Middleware
12 23 (4.49%) JMS
12 23 (4.49%) LAMP
13 21 (4.10%) .NET
13 21 (4.10%) Gherkin
13 21 (4.10%) JSON
13 21 (4.10%) Node.js
14 15 (2.93%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.45%) Wiki
3 29 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
4 27 (5.27%) Data Centre
5 26 (5.08%) Fixed Income
6 23 (4.49%) Equities
7 21 (4.10%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.71%) User Experience
9 13 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.95%) Clustering
12 9 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.56%) Derivative
13 8 (1.56%) Fintech
13 8 (1.56%) FMCG
13 8 (1.56%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.56%) Replication
14 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 257 (50.20%) Unix
2 254 (49.61%) Linux
3 112 (21.88%) Windows
4 43 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (8.40%) Solaris
5 31 (6.05%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.88%) AIX
6 25 (4.88%) CentOS
7 18 (3.52%) Ubuntu
8 16 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.95%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.76%) SUSE
11 7 (1.37%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.78%) Debian
12 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.59%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.59%) Mesosphere
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (32.03%) DevOps
2 161 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (15.23%) Scrum
5 77 (15.04%) Test Automation
6 67 (13.09%) Open Source
7 65 (12.70%) Configuration Management
8 54 (10.55%) OO
9 52 (10.16%) ETL
10 47 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (8.98%) Microservices
12 44 (8.59%) TDD
13 41 (8.01%) Data Analysis
14 40 (7.81%) BDD
15 39 (7.62%) Software Engineering
16 33 (6.45%) Build Automation
16 33 (6.45%) Data Extraction
16 33 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (5.86%) SDLC
18 29 (5.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 230 (44.92%) Python
2 209 (40.82%) SQL
3 192 (37.50%) Java
4 113 (22.07%) Bash Shell
5 99 (19.34%) Perl
6 71 (13.87%) JavaScript
7 67 (13.09%) Korn
8 66 (12.89%) PowerShell
9 52 (10.16%) Scala
10 50 (9.77%) Ruby
11 47 (9.18%) Groovy
12 45 (8.79%) C++
13 38 (7.42%) PL/SQL
14 31 (6.05%) C
15 28 (5.47%) C#
16 27 (5.27%) Java 8
17 22 (4.30%) PHP
18 15 (2.93%) Go
18 15 (2.93%) VB
19 8 (1.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.91%) Degree
4 14 (2.73%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.98%) RHCE
6 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.78%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.78%) RHCVA
7 3 (0.59%) CCNP
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.59%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.39%) VCP6
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.20%) CEH
9 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.71%) SLA
2 16 (3.13%) GCP
3 10 (1.95%) QA
4 6 (1.17%) MiFID
5 4 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.78%) EMIR
6 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.59%) HL7
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
7 2 (0.39%) SEPA
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.20%) IFRS
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 98 (19.14%) Docker
2 41 (8.01%) HDFS
3 25 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (2.15%) Firmware
7 8 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.98%) NFS
9 5 (0.98%) Samba
10 4 (0.78%) KVM
10 4 (0.78%) RHEV
10 4 (0.78%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.78%) Veritas File System
11 3 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.39%) iptables
12 2 (0.39%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 146 (28.52%) Ansible
2 113 (22.07%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (21.88%) Puppet
4 67 (13.09%) Kubernetes
5 56 (10.94%) Terraform
6 37 (7.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 30 (5.86%) Grafana
8 28 (5.47%) Kibana
9 22 (4.30%) logstash
10 15 (2.93%) CFEngine
11 14 (2.73%) Prometheus
12 12 (2.34%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (2.34%) Oozie
13 11 (2.15%) Fluentd
14 10 (1.95%) Packer
15 8 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (1.37%) Nagios
16 7 (1.37%) Tivoli
16 7 (1.37%) ZABBIX
17 6 (1.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (26.76%) Oracle
2 50 (9.77%) Red Hat
3 45 (8.79%) Splunk
4 39 (7.62%) Cloudera
5 36 (7.03%) IBM
6 23 (4.49%) Sybase
7 22 (4.30%) VMware
8 20 (3.91%) Google
8 20 (3.91%) Microsoft
9 18 (3.52%) AppDynamics
10 15 (2.93%) Citrix
10 15 (2.93%) SaltStack
11 14 (2.73%) TIBCO
12 13 (2.54%) HP
12 13 (2.54%) Perforce
12 13 (2.54%) Sun
13 12 (2.34%) Cisco
13 12 (2.34%) CyberArk
14 10 (1.95%) Opsware
14 10 (1.95%) Veritas