Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 258 264
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 184 207 437
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.87% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 1.82% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 125 276
10th Percentile £318 £351 £381
25th Percentile £410 £419 £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% -5.71% +5.00%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £641
90th Percentile £654 £648 £713
England median daily rate £440 £475 £488
% change year-on-year -7.37% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.70
Median % change year-on-year - +40.07% -50.07%
England median hourly rate £37.25 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.89% +3.33% +12.50%

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 10,465 11,366 20,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.60% 47.72% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,820 8,497 15,440
10th Percentile £363 £369 £363
25th Percentile £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £613 £610
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 82 109
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.98 £18.43
25th Percentile £28.61 £31.40 £21.25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £48.17 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.72% +33.79% +7.40%
75th Percentile £61.50 £61.19 £47.50
90th Percentile £68.00 £69.10 £53.75
England 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +25 14 £478 -0.68% 17
West London +33 8 £488 -5.34%
South London +44 1 £400 -27.27%
East London +23 1 £405 -32.50% 4
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (59.24%) Python
2 98 (53.26%) Linux
3 70 (38.04%) SQL
4 67 (36.41%) Unix
4 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (35.87%) Java
6 58 (31.52%) DevOps
7 56 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 54 (29.35%) Jenkins
9 46 (25.00%) Finance
10 44 (23.91%) Test Automation
11 43 (23.37%) Scrum
12 40 (21.74%) Oracle
13 39 (21.20%) AWS
14 37 (20.11%) Docker
15 32 (17.39%) JIRA
15 32 (17.39%) Windows
16 31 (16.85%) Ansible
17 29 (15.76%) TDD
18 28 (15.22%) Banking
19 27 (14.67%) Software Engineering
19 27 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (14.67%) Kubernetes
20 26 (14.13%) GitLab
21 25 (13.59%) Azure
21 25 (13.59%) PL/SQL
22 24 (13.04%) Perl
22 24 (13.04%) Test Strategy
22 24 (13.04%) Terraform
22 24 (13.04%) Problem-Solving

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 15 (8.15%) Confluence
2 9 (4.89%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.80%) Apache
4 7 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.72%) JBoss
6 5 (2.72%) SAS
7 4 (2.17%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.17%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.63%) nginx
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.54%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.09%) HFM
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (21.20%) AWS
2 25 (13.59%) Azure
3 11 (5.98%) GitHub
4 10 (5.43%) GCP
5 8 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 8 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (4.35%) Serverless
6 7 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.72%) Datadog
8 4 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.17%) PaaS
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.63%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.63%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.09%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.09%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) DNS
2 10 (5.43%) Firewall
3 8 (4.35%) DECT
3 8 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (3.80%) IPv4
4 7 (3.80%) IPv6
4 7 (3.80%) VPN
5 6 (3.26%) Multicast
5 6 (3.26%) PPP
5 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.26%) UPnP
6 5 (2.72%) SSL
7 4 (2.17%) Broadband
7 4 (2.17%) HTTP
7 4 (2.17%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.63%) FTP
8 3 (1.63%) NAS
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.09%) Network Security
9 2 (1.09%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) Big Data
2 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.89%) MySQL
6 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.72%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.72%) InfluxDB
7 5 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.17%) HBase
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.63%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.63%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.63%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 54 (29.35%) Jenkins
3 32 (17.39%) JIRA
4 26 (14.13%) GitLab
5 18 (9.78%) Maven
6 17 (9.24%) Cucumber
7 13 (7.07%) GDB
8 11 (5.98%) Selenium
9 10 (5.43%) JUnit
9 10 (5.43%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (3.26%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.72%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.72%) Postman
12 5 (2.72%) Protractor
13 4 (2.17%) Ant
13 4 (2.17%) fastlane
13 4 (2.17%) Subversion
13 4 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 46 (25.00%) Finance
2 28 (15.22%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Front Office
4 5 (2.72%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.72%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.63%) Back Office
5 3 (1.63%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (30.43%) Developer
2 20 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 12 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Administrator
6 9 (4.89%) Analyst
6 9 (4.89%) Tester
7 8 (4.35%) Data Engineer
7 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Architect
9 6 (3.26%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Applications Support
10 5 (2.72%) Consultant
10 5 (2.72%) DBA
10 5 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (2.72%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.87%) Spring
2 16 (8.70%) .NET
2 16 (8.70%) REST
3 15 (8.15%) RESTful
3 15 (8.15%) Web Services
4 13 (7.07%) JSON
5 12 (6.52%) Kafka
5 12 (6.52%) Spring Boot
6 11 (5.98%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (5.98%) JDBC
6 11 (5.98%) XML
7 9 (4.89%) Middleware
8 8 (4.35%) Gherkin
9 7 (3.80%) JMS
9 7 (3.80%) Node.js
9 7 (3.80%) YAML
10 6 (3.26%) J2EE
10 6 (3.26%) React
11 5 (2.72%) Java EE
11 5 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.17%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.17%) iPad
6 4 (2.17%) iPhone
6 4 (2.17%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.63%) Equities
7 3 (1.63%) User Experience
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (53.26%) Linux
2 67 (36.41%) Unix
3 32 (17.39%) Windows
4 17 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.43%) OpenWrt
6 8 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.17%) CentOS
7 4 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.17%) Solaris
8 3 (1.63%) AIX
8 3 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.09%) Android
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Debian
10 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.52%) DevOps
3 44 (23.91%) Test Automation
4 43 (23.37%) Scrum
5 29 (15.76%) TDD
6 27 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (14.67%) Software Engineering
7 24 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 20 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 20 (10.87%) Kanban
8 20 (10.87%) Microservices
9 16 (8.70%) BDD
9 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 15 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (7.61%) Computer Science
11 14 (7.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (7.61%) Open Source
12 13 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (7.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 109 (59.24%) Python
2 70 (38.04%) SQL
3 66 (35.87%) Java
4 25 (13.59%) PL/SQL
5 24 (13.04%) Perl
6 23 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.78%) PowerShell
8 15 (8.15%) C
9 9 (4.89%) Java 8
9 9 (4.89%) PHP
10 7 (3.80%) C++
11 6 (3.26%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.26%) Scala
12 5 (2.72%) Go
13 4 (2.17%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.17%) COBOL
13 4 (2.17%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.17%) R
13 4 (2.17%) VB
13 4 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (9.78%) Degree
2 17 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) CEH
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) GIAC
7 1 (0.54%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.70%) QA
2 8 (4.35%) JTAG
3 4 (2.17%) PMO
4 3 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.63%) SLA
5 2 (1.09%) FINREP
5 2 (1.09%) ISO 15022
5 2 (1.09%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.54%) COREP
6 1 (0.54%) IFRS
6 1 (0.54%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 37 (20.11%) Docker
2 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.17%) Samba
4 3 (1.63%) HDFS
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.09%) NFS
5 2 (1.09%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.54%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
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%) Varnish
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (16.85%) Ansible
2 27 (14.67%) Kubernetes
3 24 (13.04%) Terraform
4 12 (6.52%) Puppet
5 9 (4.89%) Packer
6 6 (3.26%) Grafana
7 5 (2.72%) Nagios
7 5 (2.72%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.63%) Istio
9 3 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.09%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.09%) Consul
10 2 (1.09%) Control-M
10 2 (1.09%) HP Fortify
10 2 (1.09%) Kibana
10 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (21.74%) Oracle
2 14 (7.61%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.43%) ION Trading
4 9 (4.89%) Hortonworks
4 9 (4.89%) ServiceNow
5 8 (4.35%) Informatica
6 7 (3.80%) Google
6 7 (3.80%) IBM
6 7 (3.80%) New Relic
7 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.17%) Apple
8 4 (2.17%) BEA
8 4 (2.17%) Delphix
8 4 (2.17%) Pega
8 4 (2.17%) webMethods
9 3 (1.63%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.63%) Remedy
9 3 (1.63%) Talend
9 3 (1.63%) VMware