Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 238 253
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -80
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 211 459 508
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.13% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.37% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 272 331
Median daily rate £500 £531 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £352 £376 £375
90th Percentile £638 £700 £613
England median daily rate £475 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £71.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.07% -
10th Percentile £45.00 £28.47 £48.70
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £94.30
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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 9,666 19,373 22,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 47.79% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,973 14,571 16,926
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £41.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -13.16% -2.46%
10th Percentile £23.20 £19.78 £17.94
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.70 £56.29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

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 24 May 2020.

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
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 24 May 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
Central London +60 36 £475 -13.64% 9
South London +25 5 £550 -6.14% 1
West London +8 3 £515 +3.00% 3
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 118 (55.92%) Linux
2 97 (45.97%) Oracle
3 95 (45.02%) Unix
4 91 (43.13%) SQL
5 79 (37.44%) Java
6 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (28.91%) PL/SQL
8 59 (27.96%) DevOps
9 52 (24.64%) Azure
10 51 (24.17%) Security Cleared
11 50 (23.70%) Perl
12 49 (23.22%) Python
12 49 (23.22%) SC Cleared
13 46 (21.80%) Git (software)
14 41 (19.43%) WebLogic
14 41 (19.43%) Finance
15 40 (18.96%) Windows
16 35 (16.59%) Jenkins
17 30 (14.22%) AWS
17 30 (14.22%) PowerShell
17 30 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (14.22%) Ansible
18 28 (13.27%) DNS
18 28 (13.27%) XML
18 28 (13.27%) Bash Shell
18 28 (13.27%) Puppet
19 27 (12.80%) C
20 26 (12.32%) ETL
20 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
20 26 (12.32%) Scrum

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 41 (19.43%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.06%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (5.69%) SAS
5 7 (3.32%) Apache
5 7 (3.32%) IIS
6 6 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.37%) DataSynapse
7 5 (2.37%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.90%) Confluence
8 4 (1.90%) JCAPS
8 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.42%) Drupal
9 3 (1.42%) JBoss
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.95%) CMS
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.42%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.47%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 52 (24.64%) Azure
2 30 (14.22%) AWS
3 25 (11.85%) GitHub
4 22 (10.43%) PaaS
4 22 (10.43%) SaaS
5 11 (5.21%) Power Platform
6 10 (4.74%) Serverless
7 7 (3.32%) IaaS
8 6 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (2.84%) GCP
9 5 (2.37%) Azure Functions
10 4 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.42%) npm
11 3 (1.42%) Office 365
11 3 (1.42%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.42%) Trello
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.27%) DNS
2 22 (10.43%) DMZ
3 19 (9.00%) VPN
4 11 (5.21%) Firewall
5 9 (4.27%) Network Security
6 8 (3.79%) SSL
7 5 (2.37%) FTP
8 4 (1.90%) Extranet
8 4 (1.90%) Internet
8 4 (1.90%) Intranet
8 4 (1.90%) LAN
8 4 (1.90%) OSPF
8 4 (1.90%) SNMP
8 4 (1.90%) TACACS
8 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.90%) WAN
9 3 (1.42%) BGP
9 3 (1.42%) HTTP
9 3 (1.42%) IPsec
9 3 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.85%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.58%) Pentaho
3 15 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (7.11%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.69%) Base SAS
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (5.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 11 (5.21%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.21%) Power BI
7 10 (4.74%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 9 (4.27%) SAS EBI
9 8 (3.79%) Big Data
9 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (21.80%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.59%) Jenkins
3 25 (11.85%) Subversion
4 17 (8.06%) GitLab
5 12 (5.69%) JIRA
6 9 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.79%) Bitbucket
7 8 (3.79%) CA Gen
7 8 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (3.32%) JUnit
8 7 (3.32%) Maven
9 6 (2.84%) Ant
9 6 (2.84%) ClearCase
9 6 (2.84%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.37%) Selenium
10 5 (2.37%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.37%) Toad
11 4 (1.90%) JDeveloper
General
1 41 (19.43%) Finance
2 23 (10.90%) Banking
3 13 (6.16%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.27%) Back Office
5 8 (3.79%) Front Office
6 7 (3.32%) Retail
7 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.95%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.95%) Law
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (36.49%) Developer
2 17 (8.06%) Architect
2 17 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (7.11%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.64%) Consultant
4 14 (6.64%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (5.69%) Analyst
6 11 (5.21%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (3.79%) Administrator
8 8 (3.79%) C++ Developer
8 8 (3.79%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.79%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) DBA
9 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.32%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.27%) XML
2 25 (11.85%) SAML
3 22 (10.43%) Web Services
4 17 (8.06%) .NET
5 16 (7.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (6.16%) J2EE
6 13 (6.16%) JSON
6 13 (6.16%) Middleware
6 13 (6.16%) Spring
7 11 (5.21%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (5.21%) OAuth
7 11 (5.21%) OpenID
8 10 (4.74%) HTML
9 9 (4.27%) JMS
9 9 (4.27%) LDAP
9 9 (4.27%) REST
10 8 (3.79%) CSS
10 8 (3.79%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (3.32%) DOM
11 7 (3.32%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.74%) PKI
3 6 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (2.84%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.37%) Clustering
4 5 (2.37%) Grid Computing
4 5 (2.37%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.90%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.90%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.90%) Replication
6 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) FMCG
6 3 (1.42%) User Experience
7 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.92%) Linux
2 95 (45.02%) Unix
3 40 (18.96%) Windows
4 24 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (7.58%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.64%) Solaris
7 6 (2.84%) CentOS
8 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.42%) Android
9 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.96%) DevOps
3 30 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (12.32%) ETL
4 26 (12.32%) Scrum
5 25 (11.85%) Configuration Management
5 25 (11.85%) SDLC
6 23 (10.90%) Process Improvement
7 22 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.95%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (9.48%) Migration
9 20 (9.48%) Test Automation
10 19 (9.00%) ITIL
11 18 (8.53%) Analytics
11 18 (8.53%) OO
12 17 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (7.58%) Data Modelling
14 15 (7.11%) Dashboard Development
14 15 (7.11%) Problem Management
14 15 (7.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 91 (43.13%) SQL
2 79 (37.44%) Java
3 61 (28.91%) PL/SQL
4 50 (23.70%) Perl
5 49 (23.22%) Python
6 30 (14.22%) PowerShell
7 28 (13.27%) Bash Shell
8 27 (12.80%) C
9 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.69%) C++
10 12 (5.69%) SAS Macro
11 9 (4.27%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.79%) C#
12 8 (3.79%) Groovy
13 6 (2.84%) C-shell
14 5 (2.37%) XPath
15 4 (1.90%) PHP
15 4 (1.90%) R
15 4 (1.90%) Ruby
15 4 (1.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (24.17%) Security Cleared
2 49 (23.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.95%) Degree
4 13 (6.16%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.27%) CISSP
5 9 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.37%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.42%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.42%) CCA
8 2 (0.95%) CRISC
9 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.47%) CISM
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.47%) OCA
9 1 (0.47%) OCP
9 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.47%) RHCE
9 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) QA
2 11 (5.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) COREP
3 1 (0.47%) FINREP
System Software
1 25 (11.85%) Docker
2 12 (5.69%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.84%) Squid
6 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.42%) HDFS
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.47%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) NFS
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (14.22%) Ansible
2 28 (13.27%) Puppet
3 26 (12.32%) Kubernetes
4 25 (11.85%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (8.06%) Terraform
6 12 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (4.74%) Kibana
7 10 (4.74%) logstash
8 7 (3.32%) Nagios
9 6 (2.84%) Cacti
9 6 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (2.84%) Opsview
9 6 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (2.37%) Packer
11 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Statspack
13 2 (0.95%) Control-M
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (45.97%) Oracle
2 26 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.90%) Splunk
4 19 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.53%) IBM
6 13 (6.16%) Informatica
7 12 (5.69%) VMware
8 11 (5.21%) Sybase
9 10 (4.74%) BEA
9 10 (4.74%) Pega
9 10 (4.74%) webMethods
10 8 (3.79%) AppDynamics
10 8 (3.79%) Cloudera
11 7 (3.32%) Google
12 6 (2.84%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.84%) HP
13 5 (2.37%) Databricks
13 5 (2.37%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.42%) Cisco
14 3 (1.42%) Dell