Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 162 160
Rank change year-on-year -48 -2 -17
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 605 720 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.59% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 3.57% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 438 453
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £381 £323 £281
90th Percentile £675 £625 £614
England median daily rate £469 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.29% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
London median hourly rate £29.88 £40.00 £25.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.31% +54.74% -73.95%
10th Percentile £27.13 £26.25 £23.17
90th Percentile £40.63 £42.50 £36.11
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

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 22927 20193 20094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.64% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17365 15092 14989
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £633 £638
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 116 137
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +36.95% -18.53%
10th Percentile £18.01 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £57.19 £50.87
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -21 119 £525 +16.67% 15
West London +23 55 £525 +31.25% 5
South London -51 9 £450 -8.40%
East London -22 5 £581 +1.09% 3
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 359 (59.34%) Linux
2 352 (58.18%) Unix
3 268 (44.30%) Java
4 239 (39.50%) SQL
5 231 (38.18%) Python
6 169 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (27.11%) Finance
8 163 (26.94%) Oracle
9 144 (23.80%) DevOps
10 137 (22.64%) Perl
11 121 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 114 (18.84%) Banking
13 108 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
15 85 (14.05%) Relational Database
16 83 (13.72%) Git (software)
16 83 (13.72%) Sybase
17 79 (13.06%) Docker
18 76 (12.56%) TDD
19 74 (12.23%) Web Services
20 71 (11.74%) C++
21 70 (11.57%) XML
21 70 (11.57%) Bash Shell
21 70 (11.57%) Puppet
22 66 (10.91%) Test Automation
23 64 (10.58%) Scrum
23 64 (10.58%) JIRA
24 63 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (10.08%) Open Source
25 61 (10.08%) NoSQL

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 51 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 48 (7.93%) Apache Spark
3 41 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (5.62%) Apache
5 32 (5.29%) Confluence
6 28 (4.63%) Tomcat
7 25 (4.13%) WebLogic
8 24 (3.97%) JBoss
9 22 (3.64%) nginx
10 13 (2.15%) SAS
11 10 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.16%) IIS
12 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.99%) Jetty
14 5 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.66%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
17 2 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
17 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.49%) HipChat
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (2.98%) Temenos T24
2 12 (1.98%) ION MarketView
3 9 (1.49%) Unica
4 7 (1.16%) RMDS
5 6 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.83%) Kondor
6 5 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 93 (15.37%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.79%) Amazon S3
3 27 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (3.97%) npm
5 16 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.98%) GitHub
6 12 (1.98%) Route 53
7 11 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.82%) Yarn
8 10 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.65%) Serverless
9 9 (1.49%) PaaS
9 9 (1.49%) SaaS
10 8 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon Glacier
12 5 (0.83%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.62%) HTTP
2 25 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.47%) LDAP
4 20 (3.31%) SAN
5 19 (3.14%) SSL
6 15 (2.48%) Firewall
7 13 (2.15%) DNS
8 12 (1.98%) LAN
9 10 (1.65%) SSH
10 9 (1.49%) NAS
10 9 (1.49%) Network Security
11 8 (1.32%) Kerberos
11 8 (1.32%) SMS
11 8 (1.32%) SMTP
12 7 (1.16%) VPN
13 6 (0.99%) IMAP
14 4 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.66%) FIX Connectivity
14 4 (0.66%) PuTTY
14 4 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.05%) Relational Database
2 61 (10.08%) NoSQL
3 59 (9.75%) Oracle Database
4 54 (8.93%) Hadoop
5 53 (8.76%) RDBMS
6 48 (7.93%) Big Data
7 41 (6.78%) SQL Server
8 35 (5.79%) Apache Hive
9 34 (5.62%) MySQL
10 29 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (4.79%) MongoDB
11 27 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (3.64%) Sybase ASE
13 20 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
15 16 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (2.31%) HBase
17 9 (1.49%) DB2
17 9 (1.49%) Impala
17 9 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 121 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 83 (13.72%) Git (software)
3 64 (10.58%) JIRA
4 55 (9.09%) Maven
5 48 (7.93%) Subversion
6 40 (6.61%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 22 (3.64%) Gradle
7 22 (3.64%) JUnit
8 21 (3.47%) Ant
9 20 (3.31%) gulp
9 20 (3.31%) Mockito
10 18 (2.98%) Vagrant
11 15 (2.48%) Artifactory
11 15 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (1.98%) Protractor
13 12 (1.98%) webpack
14 11 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (1.82%) Travis CI
General
1 164 (27.11%) Finance
2 114 (18.84%) Banking
3 40 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.12%) Financial Institution
5 27 (4.46%) Front Office
6 23 (3.80%) Retail Banking
7 20 (3.31%) Retail
8 14 (2.31%) Marketing
9 13 (2.15%) Games
9 13 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.82%) Back Office
11 8 (1.32%) Legal
12 4 (0.66%) Billing
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Law
13 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (30.74%) Developer
2 72 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 43 (7.11%) Administrator
5 40 (6.61%) Analyst
5 40 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
6 31 (5.12%) Consultant
7 30 (4.96%) DBA
7 30 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (3.97%) Data Engineer
9 23 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (3.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 19 (3.14%) Applications Support
12 18 (2.98%) Architect
12 18 (2.98%) AWS DevOps
12 18 (2.98%) Tester
13 17 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
13 17 (2.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.23%) Web Services
2 70 (11.57%) XML
3 56 (9.26%) RESTful
4 51 (8.43%) JSON
4 51 (8.43%) Spring
5 48 (7.93%) HTML
6 43 (7.11%) Kafka
7 42 (6.94%) J2EE
8 36 (5.95%) Elastic Stack
9 31 (5.12%) .NET
10 30 (4.96%) SOAP
11 26 (4.30%) HTML5
11 26 (4.30%) Middleware
12 23 (3.80%) Node.js
12 23 (3.80%) React
13 22 (3.64%) AngularJS
13 22 (3.64%) Servlets
14 20 (3.31%) PySpark
15 19 (3.14%) CSS
15 19 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.63%) Data Structures
4 26 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (3.47%) Fixed Income
6 19 (3.14%) Replication
7 15 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.48%) Equities
8 14 (2.31%) Derivative
9 13 (2.15%) Video on Demand
10 12 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
13 9 (1.49%) Clustering
14 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.16%) Credit Risk
16 6 (0.99%) User Experience
17 5 (0.83%) PKI
17 5 (0.83%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 359 (59.34%) Linux
2 352 (58.18%) Unix
3 60 (9.92%) Windows
4 59 (9.75%) Solaris
5 58 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (4.96%) CentOS
7 27 (4.46%) AIX
8 15 (2.48%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.16%) Android
11 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.83%) HPUX
13 4 (0.66%) Scientific Linux
13 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (23.80%) DevOps
3 108 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (12.56%) TDD
5 66 (10.91%) Test Automation
6 64 (10.58%) Scrum
7 61 (10.08%) Open Source
8 56 (9.26%) SDLC
9 52 (8.60%) BDD
10 51 (8.43%) Analytics
11 50 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
12 48 (7.93%) Configuration Management
13 45 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (6.45%) OO
15 36 (5.95%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.29%) ITIL
16 32 (5.29%) Microservices
17 31 (5.12%) Data Modelling
17 31 (5.12%) High Availability
18 30 (4.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 268 (44.30%) Java
2 239 (39.50%) SQL
3 231 (38.18%) Python
4 137 (22.64%) Perl
5 71 (11.74%) C++
6 70 (11.57%) Bash Shell
7 57 (9.42%) PL/SQL
8 55 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 45 (7.44%) Ruby
10 44 (7.27%) Scala
11 41 (6.78%) C#
12 35 (5.79%) PowerShell
13 31 (5.12%) Korn
14 27 (4.46%) C
14 27 (4.46%) Groovy
15 18 (2.98%) R
16 17 (2.81%) PHP
17 16 (2.64%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.65%) Tcl
18 10 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (9.75%) Degree
2 44 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.83%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.66%) PhD
7 4 (0.66%) PMP
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
10 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.98%) QA
2 15 (2.48%) MiFID
3 8 (1.32%) SLA
4 4 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.66%) EMIR
5 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) GCP
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
7 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 79 (13.06%) Docker
2 28 (4.63%) HDFS
3 25 (4.13%) Apache Flume
4 18 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.98%) NFS
6 10 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.16%) Samba
10 6 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.83%) SRDF
12 3 (0.50%) XenApp
13 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.17%) Ceph
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.17%) Squid
14 1 (0.17%) vCloud
14 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (11.57%) Puppet
2 54 (8.93%) Ansible
3 49 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (5.45%) logstash
4 33 (5.45%) Terraform
5 30 (4.96%) Kibana
5 30 (4.96%) Kubernetes
6 25 (4.13%) Grafana
7 20 (3.31%) Oozie
8 17 (2.81%) Control-M
9 15 (2.48%) Ambari
10 14 (2.31%) Nagios
11 13 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (1.98%) Data Guard
13 11 (1.82%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.82%) Prometheus
14 10 (1.65%) Fluentd
14 10 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
16 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 163 (26.94%) Oracle
2 83 (13.72%) Sybase
3 47 (7.77%) IBM
4 42 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.95%) AppDynamics
5 36 (5.95%) Microsoft
6 27 (4.46%) Splunk
6 27 (4.46%) VMware
7 23 (3.80%) SAP
8 17 (2.81%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.81%) Temenos
9 16 (2.64%) ION Trading
10 15 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 14 (2.31%) EMC
12 13 (2.15%) Solace
13 12 (1.98%) Cognos
13 12 (1.98%) Informatica
13 12 (1.98%) Tableau
14 10 (1.65%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.65%) Cloudera