Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 290 182 255
Rank change year-on-year -108 +73 -10
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 319 202 379
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.43% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.84% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 130 206
10th Percentile £403 £325 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £623
90th Percentile £738 £652 £688
England median daily rate £513 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +5.67% -3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £38.25
England median hourly rate £53.68 £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +19.28% -3.23% +16.25%

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 16,425 7,107 17,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.69% 50.24% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,454 5,221 13,321
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% - -
75th Percentile £675 £638 £618
90th Percentile £750 £738 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 41 114
10th Percentile £24.50 £21.25 £17.88
25th Percentile £35.25 £27.00 £25.06
Median hourly rate £51.25 £37.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +38.51% -22.11% +21.79%
75th Percentile £64.00 £43.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.82 £55.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -52 24 £525 +5.00% 23
South London -15 5 £450 +12.50% 2
East London -12 1 - - 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 142 (44.51%) Java
2 134 (42.01%) Linux
3 130 (40.75%) Python
4 128 (40.13%) SQL
5 125 (39.18%) Unix
6 119 (37.30%) DevOps
7 101 (31.66%) Oracle
8 87 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 85 (26.65%) Finance
10 79 (24.76%) Git (software)
11 77 (24.14%) AWS
12 76 (23.82%) Ansible
13 74 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (21.00%) Banking
15 61 (19.12%) Test Automation
15 61 (19.12%) Social Skills
16 56 (17.55%) JIRA
17 54 (16.93%) Terraform
18 52 (16.30%) Kubernetes
19 51 (15.99%) Windows
20 50 (15.67%) Bash Shell
20 50 (15.67%) Docker
21 48 (15.05%) JavaScript
22 44 (13.79%) PL/SQL
23 43 (13.48%) GitHub
24 42 (13.17%) Spring
24 42 (13.17%) Maven
25 40 (12.54%) Azure
25 40 (12.54%) Perl
25 40 (12.54%) Relational Database

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 33 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.46%) WebLogic
3 22 (6.90%) Apache
4 21 (6.58%) Confluence
5 19 (5.96%) Apache Spark
6 17 (5.33%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.13%) IIS
8 9 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.51%) nginx
10 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.57%) JBoss
10 5 (1.57%) Mule
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.63%) SAS
13 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (1.25%) iTrent
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.94%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.94%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.63%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 77 (24.14%) AWS
2 43 (13.48%) GitHub
3 40 (12.54%) Azure
4 24 (7.52%) Amazon S3
5 22 (6.90%) GCP
6 16 (5.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (4.70%) Serverless
8 12 (3.76%) IaaS
9 11 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (3.13%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
10 10 (3.13%) PaaS
10 10 (3.13%) Power Platform
11 9 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (2.51%) OpenShift
12 8 (2.51%) SaaS
13 6 (1.88%) Microsoft 365
13 6 (1.88%) npm
14 5 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (1.57%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.84%) DNS
2 20 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.70%) HTTP
4 12 (3.76%) SSL
5 11 (3.45%) FTP
6 9 (2.82%) Firewall
7 7 (2.19%) Kerberos
7 7 (2.19%) SMTP
8 6 (1.88%) DHCP
8 6 (1.88%) SSH
8 6 (1.88%) VPN
9 5 (1.57%) Internet
9 5 (1.57%) Intranet
9 5 (1.57%) PuTTY
9 5 (1.57%) Telnet
9 5 (1.57%) WinSCP
10 4 (1.25%) 2G
10 4 (1.25%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.25%) LAN
11 3 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.54%) Relational Database
2 32 (10.03%) Oracle Database
3 28 (8.78%) Big Data
4 26 (8.15%) Hadoop
5 22 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (6.58%) NoSQL
7 18 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (5.33%) SQL Server
9 16 (5.02%) MongoDB
9 16 (5.02%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.70%) MySQL
11 12 (3.76%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (3.45%) Tableau
13 10 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (2.82%) Apache Hive
14 9 (2.82%) Power BI
15 8 (2.51%) HBase
15 8 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 87 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 79 (24.76%) Git (software)
3 56 (17.55%) JIRA
4 42 (13.17%) Maven
5 35 (10.97%) GitLab
6 22 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (5.64%) Subversion
8 17 (5.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (5.02%) Bitbucket
10 14 (4.39%) Selenium
11 13 (4.08%) JUnit
12 11 (3.45%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.13%) Gradle
14 8 (2.51%) CircleCI
14 8 (2.51%) Mockito
14 8 (2.51%) TestNG
15 7 (2.19%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.57%) fastlane
16 5 (1.57%) FitNesse
16 5 (1.57%) Xcode
General
1 85 (26.65%) Finance
2 67 (21.00%) Banking
3 61 (19.12%) Social Skills
4 23 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.90%) Investment Banking
6 14 (4.39%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.76%) Front Office
8 9 (2.82%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (1.88%) Publishing
10 5 (1.57%) Back Office
11 4 (1.25%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.25%) International Banking
11 4 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.63%) Legal
13 2 (0.63%) Marketing
13 2 (0.63%) Retail
13 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (27.59%) Developer
2 60 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (11.91%) Java Developer
4 22 (6.90%) Analyst
5 21 (6.58%) Data Engineer
6 20 (6.27%) Architect
6 20 (6.27%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (4.39%) Consultant
8 13 (4.08%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (3.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
9 12 (3.76%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (3.45%) DBA
10 11 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (2.82%) Administrator
11 9 (2.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.51%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.17%) Spring
2 31 (9.72%) HTML
3 30 (9.40%) REST
4 28 (8.78%) RESTful
5 27 (8.46%) Web Services
6 25 (7.84%) Spring Boot
7 24 (7.52%) .NET
8 22 (6.90%) CSS
8 22 (6.90%) JSON
8 22 (6.90%) Kafka
9 20 (6.27%) SOAP
10 18 (5.64%) J2EE
11 16 (5.02%) AngularJS
11 16 (5.02%) XML
11 16 (5.02%) YAML
12 15 (4.70%) JMS
12 15 (4.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 12 (3.76%) LDAP
13 12 (3.76%) Node.js
14 11 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.45%) Replication
2 9 (2.82%) Derivative
2 9 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.88%) Equities
6 5 (1.57%) Clustering
6 5 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.57%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.57%) iPad
6 5 (1.57%) iPhone
6 5 (1.57%) PKI
6 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.57%) Wiki
7 4 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 134 (42.01%) Linux
2 125 (39.18%) Unix
3 51 (15.99%) Windows
4 23 (7.21%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.45%) Solaris
7 7 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.94%) AIX
10 3 (0.94%) CentOS
10 3 (0.94%) OpenWrt
10 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.30%) DevOps
2 74 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.12%) Test Automation
4 33 (10.34%) Microservices
5 32 (10.03%) Analytics
6 31 (9.72%) Migration
7 29 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 28 (8.78%) ITIL
9 26 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (7.84%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (6.90%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (6.58%) TDD
14 20 (6.27%) Scrum
15 19 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
16 18 (5.64%) BDD
16 18 (5.64%) ETL
17 17 (5.33%) Multithreading
18 16 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (5.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 142 (44.51%) Java
2 130 (40.75%) Python
3 128 (40.13%) SQL
4 50 (15.67%) Bash Shell
5 48 (15.05%) JavaScript
6 44 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 40 (12.54%) Perl
8 35 (10.97%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.58%) Groovy
10 20 (6.27%) C
11 19 (5.96%) Ruby
12 16 (5.02%) C++
12 16 (5.02%) PHP
13 14 (4.39%) C#
13 14 (4.39%) Java 8
14 12 (3.76%) Go
15 7 (2.19%) VB
16 6 (1.88%) VBScript
17 5 (1.57%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.33%) Degree
2 17 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.57%) OCP
6 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CISA
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) GIAC
7 1 (0.31%) GPEN
7 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.31%) RHCE
7 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.08%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.31%) JTAG
4 1 (0.31%) TARGET2
System Software
1 50 (15.67%) Docker
2 17 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.19%) HDFS
5 6 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.63%) IAG
9 2 (0.63%) NFS
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.63%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.31%) LXC
10 1 (0.31%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 76 (23.82%) Ansible
2 54 (16.93%) Terraform
3 52 (16.30%) Kubernetes
4 32 (10.03%) Puppet
5 10 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 10 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (2.51%) Kibana
6 8 (2.51%) Nagios
7 7 (2.19%) Grafana
7 7 (2.19%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.19%) Oozie
7 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.19%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.57%) Istio
9 4 (1.25%) Control-M
9 4 (1.25%) Netcool
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 101 (31.66%) Oracle
2 21 (6.58%) IBM
3 19 (5.96%) Red Hat
4 14 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.08%) MuleSoft
5 13 (4.08%) VMware
6 12 (3.76%) Splunk
7 10 (3.13%) Google
8 9 (2.82%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.51%) EMC
9 8 (2.51%) Veritas
10 7 (2.19%) Databricks
10 7 (2.19%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.88%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.88%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.57%) Apple
12 5 (1.57%) CyberArk
12 5 (1.57%) F5
12 5 (1.57%) NetApp
12 5 (1.57%) New Relic