Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 281 284 243
Rank change year-on-year +3 -41 +17
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 370 204 199
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 1.78% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 129 117
10th Percentile £431 £347 £355
25th Percentile £500 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +0.10% -8.14%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £575
90th Percentile £789 £678 £638
England median daily rate £540 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +19.34% -4.74% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £42.88 - -
25th Percentile £45.31 - £45.00
Median hourly rate £51.25 £58.71 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.71% +17.42% -
75th Percentile £57.81 - £55.00
90th Percentile £60.63 - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £52.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +10.22%

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 16,464 11,489 9,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.31% 47.56% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,643 8,597 7,257
10th Percentile £413 £369 £370
25th Percentile £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £704 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 69 76
10th Percentile £31.03 £20.40 £18.48
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.68 £26.69
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £47.67
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.59% +32.40%
75th Percentile £67.50 £63.75 £56.75
90th Percentile £77.45 £68.00 £64.31
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.89% -1.05%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in London.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in London.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in London

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Shell Script in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -9 46 £570 +19.62% 7
South London - 4 £503 - 1
East London -5 3 £520 +28.40% 4
West London -10 1 £550 +10.00%
North London - 1 - -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 185 (50.00%) Linux
2 177 (47.84%) Unix
3 167 (45.14%) Java
4 164 (44.32%) Python
5 148 (40.00%) SQL
6 135 (36.49%) Finance
7 120 (32.43%) Agile
8 105 (28.38%) DevOps
9 99 (26.76%) CI/CD
10 97 (26.22%) Oracle
11 91 (24.59%) Jenkins
12 89 (24.05%) AWS
13 79 (21.35%) Ansible
14 76 (20.54%) Social Skills
15 75 (20.27%) Azure
15 75 (20.27%) Git (software)
16 74 (20.00%) Banking
17 71 (19.19%) Terraform
18 70 (18.92%) JIRA
19 67 (18.11%) Windows
20 65 (17.57%) Docker
21 61 (16.49%) PL/SQL
22 55 (14.86%) Spring
23 54 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 53 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
25 52 (14.05%) JavaScript
26 51 (13.78%) Bash
27 46 (12.43%) GitLab
28 43 (11.62%) Performance Tuning
28 43 (11.62%) Migration

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 39 (10.54%) Confluence
2 21 (5.68%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.78%) Apache
5 14 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.24%) JBoss
7 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.62%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (1.35%) nginx
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.35%) SAS
10 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.08%) PowerExchange
10 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.54%) Jupyter
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (2.16%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (2.16%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.27%) iTrent
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (24.05%) AWS
2 75 (20.27%) Azure
3 30 (8.11%) GCP
4 23 (6.22%) GitHub
4 23 (6.22%) PaaS
5 20 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (4.05%) Amazon S3
7 15 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (3.24%) IaaS
10 10 (2.70%) SaaS
10 10 (2.70%) Serverless
11 9 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.89%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (1.62%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (1.35%) AWS KMS
15 4 (1.08%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.41%) SSH
2 12 (3.24%) Multicast
3 11 (2.97%) Firewall
4 10 (2.70%) DNS
4 10 (2.70%) Internet
4 10 (2.70%) SSL
5 9 (2.43%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.43%) Kerberos
6 8 (2.16%) Network Security
7 7 (1.89%) HTTP
8 6 (1.62%) SAN
8 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.35%) IPsec
10 4 (1.08%) Broadband
11 3 (0.81%) VPN
12 2 (0.54%) DHCP
12 2 (0.54%) LAN
12 2 (0.54%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.27%) Oracle Database
3 37 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 27 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (6.49%) MongoDB
7 22 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (3.78%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.51%) Big Data
12 12 (3.24%) MySQL
12 12 (3.24%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (2.97%) Data Lake
14 10 (2.70%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.43%) Apache Hive
15 9 (2.43%) DB2
15 9 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 91 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 75 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 70 (18.92%) JIRA
4 46 (12.43%) GitLab
5 24 (6.49%) Maven
6 18 (4.86%) CircleCI
6 18 (4.86%) JUnit
7 15 (4.05%) IBM UrbanCode
8 14 (3.78%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.51%) Bitbucket
10 12 (3.24%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.70%) Ant
11 10 (2.70%) RSpec
11 10 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.70%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.89%) Gradle
13 6 (1.62%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 135 (36.49%) Finance
2 76 (20.54%) Social Skills
3 74 (20.00%) Banking
4 53 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.14%) Public Sector
6 17 (4.59%) Investment Banking
7 16 (4.32%) Back Office
7 16 (4.32%) Front Office
8 12 (3.24%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.16%) Retail
10 6 (1.62%) Legal
10 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.81%) Law
12 3 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 136 (36.76%) Developer
2 48 (12.97%) Java Developer
3 34 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (7.30%) Analyst
5 21 (5.68%) SQL Developer
5 21 (5.68%) Support Analyst
6 20 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 18 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 18 (4.86%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.59%) Data Engineer
9 16 (4.32%) DBA
10 14 (3.78%) Architect
10 14 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
10 14 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.24%) Middleware Developer
13 11 (2.97%) AWS DevOps
13 11 (2.97%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.86%) Spring
2 41 (11.08%) Kafka
3 39 (10.54%) XML
4 37 (10.00%) REST
5 34 (9.19%) Spring Boot
6 33 (8.92%) HTML
7 30 (8.11%) .NET
8 27 (7.30%) CSS
8 27 (7.30%) Web Services
9 22 (5.95%) Middleware
10 21 (5.68%) JSON
11 19 (5.14%) Hibernate
12 17 (4.59%) SOAP
13 16 (4.32%) ASP.NET
13 16 (4.32%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (4.05%) J2EE
14 15 (4.05%) Node.js
15 14 (3.78%) YAML
16 13 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
16 13 (3.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.22%) SWIFT
2 18 (4.86%) Data Structures
3 16 (4.32%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.32%) Equities
3 16 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.24%) DataPower
4 12 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.97%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.97%) Replication
6 10 (2.70%) Clustering
7 7 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.08%) iPad
8 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.81%) CMDB
9 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 185 (50.00%) Linux
2 177 (47.84%) Unix
3 67 (18.11%) Windows
4 54 (14.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.78%) AIX
6 12 (3.24%) CentOS
7 10 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.16%) Android
8 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.16%) Mesosphere
9 6 (1.62%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.08%) Debian
11 4 (1.08%) SUSE
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.81%) Solaris
13 2 (0.54%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.43%) Agile
2 105 (28.38%) DevOps
3 99 (26.76%) CI/CD
4 43 (11.62%) Migration
4 43 (11.62%) Performance Tuning
4 43 (11.62%) Test Automation
5 42 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (10.00%) Scrum
7 34 (9.19%) Software Engineering
8 32 (8.65%) Infrastructure as Code
8 32 (8.65%) Microservices
9 31 (8.38%) ETL
10 30 (8.11%) TDD
11 29 (7.84%) OO
12 27 (7.30%) Analytics
13 26 (7.03%) Data Modelling
14 25 (6.76%) Deployment Automation
15 24 (6.49%) ITIL
15 24 (6.49%) OOD
16 23 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 167 (45.14%) Java
2 164 (44.32%) Python
3 148 (40.00%) SQL
4 61 (16.49%) PL/SQL
5 52 (14.05%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.78%) Bash
7 40 (10.81%) Perl
8 38 (10.27%) PowerShell
9 33 (8.92%) C++
10 31 (8.38%) Korn
11 24 (6.49%) C#
12 19 (5.14%) Go
12 19 (5.14%) Scala
13 17 (4.59%) C
14 14 (3.78%) Ruby
15 8 (2.16%) Groovy
16 7 (1.89%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.89%) PHP
16 7 (1.89%) VBA
17 5 (1.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 32 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.22%) Degree
4 10 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.08%) RHCE
7 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.81%) PMP
7 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CFA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) LPIC
8 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.24%) QA
2 9 (2.43%) SEPA
3 8 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.35%) GDPR
5 2 (0.54%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (17.57%) Docker
2 9 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.43%) HDFS
3 8 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.81%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.54%) Snort
7 2 (0.54%) Squid
8 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) RHEV
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 79 (21.35%) Ansible
2 71 (19.19%) Terraform
3 41 (11.08%) Kubernetes
4 21 (5.68%) Puppet
5 12 (3.24%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 11 (2.97%) Data Guard
7 10 (2.70%) Grafana
7 10 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.70%) Prometheus
8 9 (2.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (2.16%) Control-M
10 6 (1.62%) Packer
11 5 (1.35%) Consul
11 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 5 (1.35%) Istio
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.35%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.08%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.08%) Kibana
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 97 (26.22%) Oracle
2 40 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 39 (10.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.76%) IBM
5 22 (5.95%) Splunk
6 17 (4.59%) VMware
7 16 (4.32%) Informatica
8 15 (4.05%) Sybase
9 12 (3.24%) AppDynamics
9 12 (3.24%) Green Hat
10 9 (2.43%) Google
11 8 (2.16%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.16%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.89%) Cisco
12 7 (1.89%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.89%) Talend
12 7 (1.89%) Teradata
13 6 (1.62%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.62%) Pega
13 6 (1.62%) Perforce