Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 171 187
Rank change year-on-year -74 +16 -9
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 502 639 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.60% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 3.40% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 405 414
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £313
90th Percentile £613 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
London median hourly rate £71.50 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.52% -3.13% +3.74%
10th Percentile £48.70 £36.38 £37.50
90th Percentile £94.30 £42.13 £42.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +42.22%

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 21,930 18,785 18,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 46.93% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,706 13,928 14,226
London median daily rate £505 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £358 £325 £308
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 196 146 95
London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.63 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +37.08% +8.04%
10th Percentile £18.48 £17.89 £14.33
90th Percentile £66.25 £54.38 £56.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 23 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in London over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 June 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 -59 95 £500 -4.76% 23
West London -38 25 £400 -23.81% 7
East London -6 24 £425 -28.57% 8
South London -37 12 £400 -27.27% 3
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 265 (52.79%) Linux
2 253 (50.40%) Unix
3 213 (42.43%) Python
4 204 (40.64%) Java
5 180 (35.86%) SQL
6 161 (32.07%) DevOps
7 155 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (27.49%) Finance
9 132 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
9 132 (26.29%) Jenkins
10 116 (23.11%) Oracle
11 109 (21.71%) Bash Shell
12 108 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
13 102 (20.32%) Ansible
14 100 (19.92%) Perl
15 97 (19.32%) Git (software)
16 96 (19.12%) Docker
17 94 (18.73%) Puppet
18 92 (18.33%) Windows
19 83 (16.53%) Opscode Chef
20 71 (14.14%) Scala
20 71 (14.14%) Scrum
21 67 (13.35%) JavaScript
22 66 (13.15%) Test Automation
23 65 (12.95%) Relational Database
23 65 (12.95%) Kubernetes
24 64 (12.75%) Open Source
25 63 (12.55%) Banking
26 62 (12.35%) Maven
26 62 (12.35%) Configuration Management

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 42 (8.37%) Apache Spark
2 39 (7.77%) Apache
3 37 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (5.78%) Confluence
5 19 (3.78%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.39%) nginx
8 12 (2.39%) JBoss
9 9 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (1.79%) Jetty
9 9 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.59%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.59%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.59%) SAS
10 8 (1.59%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.20%) IPython
11 6 (1.20%) Jupyter
12 5 (1.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.40%) HipChat
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.80%) Global One
2 4 (0.80%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.80%) Kondor
2 4 (0.80%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.40%) Documaker
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 132 (26.29%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (6.97%) Amazon S3
5 24 (4.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (2.79%) npm
7 14 (2.79%) Serverless
8 13 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (2.39%) Route 53
10 10 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.99%) Office 365
11 9 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (1.59%) GitHub
13 7 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (1.20%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.57%) HTTP
2 20 (3.98%) SSL
3 18 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.19%) DNS
5 14 (2.79%) SMTP
6 13 (2.59%) IMAP
7 12 (2.39%) SAN
8 10 (1.99%) Firewall
9 9 (1.79%) FTP
9 9 (1.79%) Internet
10 7 (1.39%) SMS
11 5 (1.00%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.80%) NAS
12 4 (0.80%) SNMP
12 4 (0.80%) WLAN
13 3 (0.60%) Intranet
13 3 (0.60%) Network Security
13 3 (0.60%) VPN
13 3 (0.60%) WAN
13 3 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.95%) Relational Database
2 53 (10.56%) NoSQL
3 52 (10.36%) Big Data
4 49 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 42 (8.37%) SQL Server
6 40 (7.97%) MongoDB
7 37 (7.37%) Oracle Database
8 32 (6.37%) MySQL
9 29 (5.78%) Apache Hive
10 27 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (4.78%) DB2
12 23 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (3.98%) Sqoop
14 19 (3.78%) Impala
14 19 (3.78%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (3.39%) RDBMS
16 13 (2.59%) HBase
17 12 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 132 (26.29%) Jenkins
2 97 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 62 (12.35%) Maven
4 55 (10.96%) JIRA
5 47 (9.36%) JUnit
6 44 (8.76%) Gradle
7 37 (7.37%) Cucumber
8 31 (6.18%) Subversion
9 27 (5.38%) TeamCity
10 25 (4.98%) Mockito
11 19 (3.78%) Selenium
12 18 (3.59%) Vagrant
13 17 (3.39%) gulp
14 16 (3.19%) WebDriver
15 13 (2.59%) Ant
15 13 (2.59%) Gerrit
15 13 (2.59%) IntelliJ
15 13 (2.59%) JBehave
16 10 (1.99%) NUnit
16 10 (1.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (27.49%) Finance
2 63 (12.55%) Banking
3 32 (6.37%) Front Office
4 26 (5.18%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.79%) Retail
6 14 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.59%) Back Office
8 6 (1.20%) Publishing
9 5 (1.00%) Games
9 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (31.67%) Developer
2 84 (16.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (11.75%) Java Developer
4 48 (9.56%) Administrator
5 37 (7.37%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.97%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (5.98%) Data Engineer
9 28 (5.58%) Analyst
9 28 (5.58%) Python Developer
10 27 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 26 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (4.98%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (3.98%) DBA
13 20 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
13 20 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 16 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.99%) Python Engineer
17 13 (2.59%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.95%) Web Services
2 51 (10.16%) Spring
3 49 (9.76%) RESTful
4 48 (9.56%) XML
5 42 (8.37%) SOAP
6 35 (6.97%) Elastic Stack
7 34 (6.77%) AngularJS
8 33 (6.57%) LDAP
9 27 (5.38%) REST
10 26 (5.18%) JSON
11 24 (4.78%) Kafka
11 24 (4.78%) React
12 22 (4.38%) .NET
13 21 (4.18%) Gherkin
13 21 (4.18%) Node.js
14 20 (3.98%) Java EE
15 18 (3.59%) J2EE
16 17 (3.39%) HTML
17 15 (2.99%) HTML5
17 15 (2.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.18%) Fixed Income
3 21 (4.18%) Equities
4 19 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.99%) User Experience
7 14 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.39%) Wiki
9 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.59%) Derivative
10 8 (1.59%) Fintech
10 8 (1.59%) FMCG
11 7 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.39%) Replication
12 6 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.20%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 265 (52.79%) Linux
2 253 (50.40%) Unix
3 92 (18.33%) Windows
4 43 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (8.37%) Solaris
6 38 (7.57%) CentOS
7 33 (6.57%) AIX
8 26 (5.18%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.39%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.00%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.60%) Debian
13 3 (0.60%) SUSE
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (32.07%) DevOps
2 155 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (14.14%) Scrum
5 66 (13.15%) Test Automation
6 64 (12.75%) Open Source
7 62 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 57 (11.35%) OO
9 52 (10.36%) TDD
10 51 (10.16%) Microservices
10 51 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 45 (8.96%) BDD
12 39 (7.77%) Analytics
13 38 (7.57%) ETL
13 38 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (6.57%) Kanban
15 30 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
16 28 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (5.58%) SDLC
17 27 (5.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 213 (42.43%) Python
2 204 (40.64%) Java
3 180 (35.86%) SQL
4 109 (21.71%) Bash Shell
5 100 (19.92%) Perl
6 71 (14.14%) Scala
7 67 (13.35%) JavaScript
8 52 (10.36%) Ruby
9 50 (9.96%) Korn
9 50 (9.96%) PowerShell
10 49 (9.76%) Groovy
11 43 (8.57%) C++
12 41 (8.17%) PL/SQL
13 31 (6.18%) C#
13 31 (6.18%) Java 8
14 23 (4.58%) C
15 18 (3.59%) PHP
16 15 (2.99%) VB
17 14 (2.79%) Go
18 13 (2.59%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 46 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.78%) Degree
4 12 (2.39%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.60%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.40%) CCNP
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.40%) VCP6
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) CISSP
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.98%) SLA
2 14 (2.79%) QA
3 13 (2.59%) GCP
4 9 (1.79%) MiFID
5 7 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (1.39%) EMIR
6 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.60%) HL7
7 2 (0.40%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
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 96 (19.12%) Docker
2 32 (6.37%) HDFS
3 16 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.19%) Firmware
3 16 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.79%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.80%) vSphere
8 3 (0.60%) NFS
8 3 (0.60%) Samba
8 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.40%) Squid
9 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.20%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.20%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 102 (20.32%) Ansible
2 94 (18.73%) Puppet
3 83 (16.53%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (12.95%) Kubernetes
5 42 (8.37%) Terraform
6 30 (5.98%) Grafana
6 30 (5.98%) Kibana
7 27 (5.38%) logstash
8 26 (5.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 19 (3.78%) CFEngine
10 15 (2.99%) Oozie
11 14 (2.79%) Control-M
12 12 (2.39%) Prometheus
13 11 (2.19%) Data Guard
13 11 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (2.19%) Nagios
13 11 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (2.19%) Packer
14 8 (1.59%) Fluentd
14 8 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (23.11%) Oracle
2 43 (8.57%) Splunk
3 39 (7.77%) Red Hat
4 35 (6.97%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.38%) Cloudera
6 26 (5.18%) IBM
6 26 (5.18%) SaltStack
6 26 (5.18%) VMware
7 24 (4.78%) Sybase
8 21 (4.18%) AppDynamics
9 18 (3.59%) Hortonworks
10 17 (3.39%) Google
11 16 (3.19%) Perforce
12 14 (2.79%) TIBCO
13 13 (2.59%) Atlassian
13 13 (2.59%) Cisco
13 13 (2.59%) CyberArk
14 12 (2.39%) HP
14 12 (2.39%) Sun
15 11 (2.19%) ServiceNow