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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / London
Rank 145 190 161
Rank change year-on-year +45 -29  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 332 289 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.31% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 3.08% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 202 181
Median daily rate £500 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8970 9394 8809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.07% 42.45% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 7039 6373
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 55 £563 +25.00% 18
Canary Wharf -3 5 £600 -14.34%
Docklands, London - 4 £598 -
Osterley - 3 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 384 (57.06%) Linux
2 376 (55.87%) Unix
3 272 (40.42%) Java
4 255 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (37.30%) SQL
6 224 (33.28%) Finance
7 210 (31.20%) Python
8 193 (28.68%) Jenkins
9 190 (28.23%) Banking
10 160 (23.77%) Scrum
11 157 (23.33%) DevOps
12 155 (23.03%) Oracle
13 151 (22.44%) Git (software)
14 124 (18.42%) Maven
15 121 (17.98%) JIRA
16 115 (17.09%) Perl
17 108 (16.05%) Puppet
18 104 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
19 101 (15.01%) XML
20 100 (14.86%) JUnit
21 98 (14.56%) Ansible
22 96 (14.26%) Windows
23 95 (14.12%) SOAP
24 92 (13.67%) TDD
25 86 (12.78%) Hadoop
25 86 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
26 85 (12.63%) Degree
27 82 (12.18%) Big Data
28 80 (11.89%) Docker
29 79 (11.74%) Relational Database

Shell Script
Top Related 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 49 (7.28%) Apache
2 42 (6.24%) Confluence
3 39 (5.79%) nginx
4 38 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 31 (4.61%) Apache Spark
5 31 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (4.31%) Apache Pig
7 25 (3.71%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.97%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.49%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.49%) Tuxedo
11 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.04%) Mule
13 6 (0.89%) IIS
13 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.74%) JBoss
15 4 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 33 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.97%) HipChat
3 8 (1.19%) MS Office
4 4 (0.59%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.89%) RMDS
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Utilities
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.45%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.12%) PaaS
3 20 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.49%) GitHub
5 9 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.04%) IaaS
7 6 (0.89%) SaaS
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.30%) Route 53
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.58%) DNS
2 35 (5.20%) HTTP
3 34 (5.05%) LDAP
4 31 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 28 (4.16%) SAN
6 22 (3.27%) SSL
7 21 (3.12%) SSH
8 20 (2.97%) OpenVPN
9 19 (2.82%) VPN
10 18 (2.67%) OpenLDAP
11 16 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 13 (1.93%) IPsec
13 9 (1.34%) Internet
14 8 (1.19%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.19%) NAS
15 7 (1.04%) DHCP
15 7 (1.04%) Firewall
16 6 (0.89%) BGP
16 6 (0.89%) WAN
17 5 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.78%) Hadoop
2 82 (12.18%) Big Data
3 79 (11.74%) Relational Database
4 48 (7.13%) Oracle Database
5 45 (6.69%) SQL Server
6 43 (6.39%) Apache Hive
7 38 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (5.35%) DB2
8 36 (5.35%) MySQL
9 31 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (3.71%) HBase
12 24 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (3.57%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.27%) MongoDB
14 19 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 16 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (2.23%) NoSQL
17 15 (2.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 193 (28.68%) Jenkins
2 151 (22.44%) Git (software)
3 124 (18.42%) Maven
4 121 (17.98%) JIRA
5 100 (14.86%) JUnit
6 71 (10.55%) TeamCity
7 62 (9.21%) Gradle
8 54 (8.02%) Ant
9 53 (7.88%) Mockito
10 48 (7.13%) Selenium
11 41 (6.09%) Cucumber
12 37 (5.50%) Spock
13 33 (4.90%) Hudson
14 32 (4.75%) Subversion
15 27 (4.01%) Sonatype Nexus
16 21 (3.12%) SonarQube
17 18 (2.67%) JIRA Agile
17 18 (2.67%) Liquibase
18 17 (2.53%) CruiseControl
19 15 (2.23%) JBehave
General
1 224 (33.28%) Finance
2 190 (28.23%) Banking
3 55 (8.17%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.61%) Front Office
4 31 (4.61%) Retail
5 20 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
7 16 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.34%) Legal
9 5 (0.74%) Marketing
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 250 (37.15%) Developer
2 86 (12.78%) Java Developer
3 80 (11.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (7.43%) Administrator
5 49 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 46 (6.84%) Analyst
7 42 (6.24%) Consultant
8 40 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
10 33 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (4.31%) Tester
12 28 (4.16%) C++ Developer
12 28 (4.16%) Unix Engineer
13 27 (4.01%) Automation Tester
13 27 (4.01%) DBA
14 23 (3.42%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
16 18 (2.67%) Applications Engineer
16 18 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (15.01%) XML
2 95 (14.12%) SOAP
3 79 (11.74%) JSON
4 77 (11.44%) Spring
5 73 (10.85%) Web Services
6 61 (9.06%) HTML
7 59 (8.77%) REST
8 57 (8.47%) JMS
9 46 (6.84%) Hibernate
10 44 (6.54%) Gherkin
10 44 (6.54%) jQuery
11 42 (6.24%) HTML5
12 39 (5.79%) AngularJS
13 38 (5.65%) JDBC
14 36 (5.35%) Node.js
15 35 (5.20%) .NET
16 33 (4.90%) CSS
16 33 (4.90%) J2EE
17 31 (4.61%) XSLT
18 26 (3.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.90%) Equities
4 32 (4.75%) Derivative
5 29 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.16%) Fixed Income
7 27 (4.01%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.82%) User Experience
9 17 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.38%) Fintech
11 13 (1.93%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (1.78%) Clustering
13 10 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.34%) PKI
15 8 (1.19%) Replication
16 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.89%) Market Risk
17 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 384 (57.06%) Linux
2 376 (55.87%) Unix
3 96 (14.26%) Windows
4 75 (11.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (8.62%) Solaris
6 39 (5.79%) CentOS
7 24 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.27%) AIX
9 13 (1.93%) RancherOS
9 13 (1.93%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.93%) VyOS
10 7 (1.04%) Android
10 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.89%) Debian
11 6 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.59%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.59%) HPUX
12 4 (0.59%) SUSE
13 3 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (23.77%) Scrum
3 157 (23.33%) DevOps
4 104 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (13.67%) TDD
6 69 (10.25%) Configuration Management
7 62 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 58 (8.62%) BDD
9 51 (7.58%) SDLC
10 49 (7.28%) OO
11 48 (7.13%) Analytics
12 47 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
13 44 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (6.09%) Microservices
14 41 (6.09%) Migration
14 41 (6.09%) Refactoring
15 40 (5.94%) Service Management
16 39 (5.79%) Open Source
17 37 (5.50%) Test Automation
18 36 (5.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (40.42%) Java
2 251 (37.30%) SQL
3 210 (31.20%) Python
4 115 (17.09%) Perl
5 78 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 75 (11.14%) C++
7 73 (10.85%) JavaScript
8 66 (9.81%) PL/SQL
9 65 (9.66%) Korn
10 64 (9.51%) C#
11 50 (7.43%) Ruby
12 42 (6.24%) PowerShell
13 35 (5.20%) Scala
14 30 (4.46%) C
14 30 (4.46%) T-SQL
15 25 (3.71%) XPath
16 24 (3.57%) PHP
17 21 (3.12%) Groovy
18 13 (1.93%) VB
19 7 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (12.63%) Degree
2 38 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.74%) CFA
6 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
7 3 (0.45%) MBA
7 3 (0.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.30%) RHCE
8 2 (0.30%) RHCT
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CCA
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.05%) MiFID
2 26 (3.86%) EMIR
3 25 (3.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (3.71%) QA
4 19 (2.82%) FATCA
5 8 (1.19%) SLA
6 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.30%) SDET
8 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (11.89%) Docker
2 24 (3.57%) Postfix
3 22 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.12%) HDFS
5 18 (2.67%) Squid
5 18 (2.67%) vCloud
6 17 (2.53%) Active Directory
6 17 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.08%) NFS
7 14 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.89%) vSphere
11 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.59%) Samba
12 3 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.30%) LXC
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (16.05%) Puppet
2 98 (14.56%) Ansible
3 52 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.46%) ZABBIX
5 28 (4.16%) Rancher
6 27 (4.01%) Kubernetes
7 26 (3.86%) Terraform
8 25 (3.71%) logstash
9 23 (3.42%) Kibana
10 21 (3.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 21 (3.12%) Packer
11 20 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (2.53%) Control-M
13 17 (2.53%) Nagios
14 14 (2.08%) Consul
14 14 (2.08%) HAProxy
15 11 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (1.34%) Salt
17 8 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (23.03%) Oracle
2 58 (8.62%) Red Hat
3 52 (7.73%) VMware
4 48 (7.13%) Sybase
5 43 (6.39%) IBM
6 39 (5.79%) Solace
7 38 (5.65%) Microsoft
8 36 (5.35%) Splunk
9 34 (5.05%) Hortonworks
10 25 (3.71%) Perforce
11 24 (3.57%) HP
12 23 (3.42%) Cloudera
12 23 (3.42%) SAP
13 22 (3.27%) MuleSoft
14 21 (3.12%) Atlassian
15 18 (2.67%) AppDynamics
15 18 (2.67%) Sonatype
16 16 (2.38%) Veritas
17 14 (2.08%) Citrix
17 14 (2.08%) ION Trading
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