Period
to 22 January 2021

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 2021 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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 291 247
Rank change year-on-year +66 -44 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 185 233 504
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.04% 0.77% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 1.65% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 119 358
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £320 £338 £400
90th Percentile £613 £651 £688
England median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% +1.25% -

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 8,671 14,099 22,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.62% 46.64% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,356 10,609 17,029
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £369 £363
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £480 £485 £480
% change year-on-year -1.03% +1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 94 102
Median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +22.72% +28.67%
10th Percentile £21.40 £16.73 £18.70
90th Percentile £70.60 £56.90 £53.63
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +80 13 £525 +16.67% 9
West London +42 10 £450 +21.62% 2
South London +43 8 £520 -8.57% 2
East London +27 1 £405 -32.50% 4
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 108 (58.38%) Linux
2 95 (51.35%) Python
3 77 (41.62%) Java
4 69 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (35.68%) SQL
6 56 (30.27%) Unix
6 56 (30.27%) Jenkins
6 56 (30.27%) DevOps
7 50 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 45 (24.32%) Finance
9 43 (23.24%) Oracle
10 42 (22.70%) Test Automation
11 37 (20.00%) AWS
11 37 (20.00%) JIRA
12 35 (18.92%) Azure
13 33 (17.84%) Scrum
14 32 (17.30%) Perl
14 32 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (16.22%) Docker
16 29 (15.68%) Ansible
16 29 (15.68%) Security Cleared
17 27 (14.59%) Terraform
18 25 (13.51%) Big Data
18 25 (13.51%) Windows
19 24 (12.97%) PL/SQL
19 24 (12.97%) Kubernetes
19 24 (12.97%) Bash Shell
20 23 (12.43%) TDD
21 22 (11.89%) Confluence
21 22 (11.89%) SC Cleared

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 22 (11.89%) Confluence
2 12 (6.49%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.78%) JBoss
3 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.70%) Jupyter
4 5 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.70%) SAS
4 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.16%) Apache
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (1.62%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.08%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.54%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
8 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.49%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.08%) HFM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.00%) AWS
2 35 (18.92%) Azure
3 15 (8.11%) GCP
4 9 (4.86%) GitHub
5 7 (3.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.24%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.70%) Serverless
8 4 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.16%) PaaS
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon Cognito
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.62%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.08%) IaaS
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) DNS
1 7 (3.78%) VPN
2 6 (3.24%) SSL
3 5 (2.70%) HTTP
3 5 (2.70%) IPv4
3 5 (2.70%) IPv6
3 5 (2.70%) SNMP
4 4 (2.16%) DECT
4 4 (2.16%) Multicast
4 4 (2.16%) PPP
4 4 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.16%) UPnP
4 4 (2.16%) WAN
4 4 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.16%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.62%) Firewall
5 3 (1.62%) FTP
5 3 (1.62%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.51%) Big Data
2 20 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.27%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.49%) Apache Hive
5 12 (6.49%) MySQL
6 11 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.86%) HBase
8 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.78%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.16%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.16%) Redis
13 3 (1.62%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (1.62%) DB2
13 3 (1.62%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 56 (30.27%) Jenkins
2 50 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 37 (20.00%) JIRA
4 20 (10.81%) Maven
5 15 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.11%) GitLab
6 12 (6.49%) Bitbucket
7 11 (5.95%) LoadRunner
8 10 (5.41%) fastlane
8 10 (5.41%) Xcode
9 9 (4.86%) Selenium
9 9 (4.86%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.32%) Postman
10 8 (4.32%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.78%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (3.24%) CA Gen
13 5 (2.70%) JUnit
13 5 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (2.16%) CruiseControl
14 4 (2.16%) JMeter
General
1 45 (24.32%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Front Office
4 8 (4.32%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Military
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (40.00%) Developer
2 21 (11.35%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.65%) Python Developer
4 15 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Administrator
7 9 (4.86%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Consultant
8 8 (4.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Senior Python Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Tester
9 7 (3.78%) DBA
9 7 (3.78%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.78%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Front Office Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.27%) .NET
1 19 (10.27%) REST
2 18 (9.73%) Spring
3 15 (8.11%) XML
4 14 (7.57%) JSON
4 14 (7.57%) SOAP
4 14 (7.57%) Web Services
5 10 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.41%) Twisted
6 9 (4.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.86%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.32%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.32%) JDBC
7 8 (4.32%) Kafka
7 8 (4.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (3.78%) J2EE
8 7 (3.78%) Middleware
9 6 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (3.24%) XSLT
10 5 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.65%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (7.57%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.49%) Market Risk
4 10 (5.41%) Swaptions
5 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.86%) iPad
5 9 (4.86%) iPhone
5 9 (4.86%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.16%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.16%) User Experience
10 3 (1.62%) Derivative
10 3 (1.62%) Equities
11 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.54%) Clustering
12 1 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 108 (58.38%) Linux
2 56 (30.27%) Unix
3 25 (13.51%) Windows
4 15 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.41%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.24%) Solaris
7 5 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.16%) AIX
8 4 (2.16%) OpenWrt
9 3 (1.62%) Android
9 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.27%) DevOps
3 42 (22.70%) Test Automation
4 33 (17.84%) Scrum
5 32 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (12.43%) TDD
7 21 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.35%) Migration
7 21 (11.35%) SDLC
8 19 (10.27%) Data Modelling
8 19 (10.27%) Kanban
9 17 (9.19%) Test Strategy
10 16 (8.65%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.65%) ETL
11 15 (8.11%) API Development
11 15 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (7.57%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (7.57%) OO
13 13 (7.03%) Analytics
14 12 (6.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.35%) Python
2 77 (41.62%) Java
3 66 (35.68%) SQL
4 32 (17.30%) Perl
5 24 (12.97%) Bash Shell
5 24 (12.97%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.41%) Apple Swift
8 10 (5.41%) C
9 9 (4.86%) R
10 8 (4.32%) Java 8
10 8 (4.32%) PHP
11 6 (3.24%) Scala
12 5 (2.70%) Korn
13 4 (2.16%) COBOL
14 3 (1.62%) Go
14 3 (1.62%) Ruby
14 3 (1.62%) VBA
14 3 (1.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (15.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.86%) Degree
4 8 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.78%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.62%) ISEB
6 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) JTAG
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
3 2 (1.08%) SEPA
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) COREP
4 1 (0.54%) FINREP
4 1 (0.54%) TARGET2
System Software
1 30 (16.22%) Docker
2 9 (4.86%) HDFS
3 5 (2.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.08%) NFS
5 2 (1.08%) Samba
5 2 (1.08%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Gluster
6 1 (0.54%) Squid
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.54%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (15.68%) Ansible
2 27 (14.59%) Terraform
3 24 (12.97%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.86%) Packer
5 7 (3.78%) Puppet
6 5 (2.70%) HP ALM
6 5 (2.70%) Netcool
6 5 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (2.70%) Netcool/Webtop
6 5 (2.70%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.62%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.08%) Consul
9 2 (1.08%) Grafana
9 2 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.08%) HP Fortify
9 2 (1.08%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (1.08%) Kibana
9 2 (1.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 43 (23.24%) Oracle
2 14 (7.57%) ION Trading
3 13 (7.03%) Hortonworks
3 13 (7.03%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.49%) Murex
5 11 (5.95%) IBM
6 9 (4.86%) Informatica
6 9 (4.86%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.32%) Apple
7 8 (4.32%) Splunk
8 7 (3.78%) HP
9 4 (2.16%) BEA
9 4 (2.16%) Cisco
9 4 (2.16%) Google
9 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.16%) Pega
9 4 (2.16%) webMethods
10 3 (1.62%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.62%) Sybase
10 3 (1.62%) VMware