Period
to 25 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 293 192 238
Rank change year-on-year -101 +46 +15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 235 208 477
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 1.28% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 2.56% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 142 273
10th Percentile £369 £353 £371
25th Percentile £453 £431 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £638
90th Percentile £675 £645 £700
England median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -30.07%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £48.25
% change year-on-year +23.53% -11.92% +20.63%

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 13,908 8,128 19,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.99% 50.07% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,375 6,043 14,643
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £441 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £514 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.80% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 68 105
10th Percentile £21.50 £22.50 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.91 £31.69 £21.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.46 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.14% +4.40% +6.89%
75th Percentile £61.75 £58.13 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.51 £64.09 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 July 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 July 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 -36 20 £525 +5.00% 14
West London +6 5 £500 -20.63%
East London +5 1 - - 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 126 (53.62%) Python
2 106 (45.11%) Linux
3 94 (40.00%) DevOps
4 92 (39.15%) SQL
5 91 (38.72%) Java
6 82 (34.89%) Unix
7 74 (31.49%) Jenkins
8 66 (28.09%) Finance
9 63 (26.81%) AWS
10 62 (26.38%) Oracle
11 59 (25.11%) Git (software)
11 59 (25.11%) Ansible
12 57 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (22.13%) Banking
14 49 (20.85%) Test Automation
15 48 (20.43%) Windows
16 45 (19.15%) Docker
17 44 (18.72%) Kubernetes
17 44 (18.72%) Social Skills
18 34 (14.47%) JIRA
19 33 (14.04%) GitHub
20 32 (13.62%) Maven
20 32 (13.62%) Bash Shell
21 30 (12.77%) Terraform
22 29 (12.34%) PowerShell
23 28 (11.91%) Puppet
23 28 (11.91%) Tomcat
23 28 (11.91%) JavaScript
24 27 (11.49%) Perl
24 27 (11.49%) REST

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 28 (11.91%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.79%) WebLogic
3 17 (7.23%) Apache
3 17 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.53%) Confluence
5 10 (4.26%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.98%) IIS
6 7 (2.98%) nginx
7 6 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.13%) JBoss
9 4 (1.70%) Mule
10 3 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.85%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.43%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.43%) SAS
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.85%) iTrent
2 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 63 (26.81%) AWS
2 33 (14.04%) GitHub
3 27 (11.49%) Azure
4 19 (8.09%) GCP
5 18 (7.66%) Amazon S3
6 17 (7.23%) Serverless
7 16 (6.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (5.11%) OpenShift
10 10 (4.26%) AWS CodePipeline
11 9 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (2.98%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (2.98%) PaaS
13 5 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (2.13%) Datadog
13 5 (2.13%) IaaS
13 5 (2.13%) Kong
13 5 (2.13%) SaaS
14 4 (1.70%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.66%) DNS
2 14 (5.96%) Firewall
3 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.26%) HTTP
5 8 (3.40%) DHCP
5 8 (3.40%) FTP
5 8 (3.40%) SSL
6 7 (2.98%) SSH
7 6 (2.55%) SMTP
8 5 (2.13%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.13%) PuTTY
8 5 (2.13%) Telnet
8 5 (2.13%) WinSCP
9 4 (1.70%) NAS
9 4 (1.70%) VPN
9 4 (1.70%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.28%) 2G
10 3 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.28%) SAN
11 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.94%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 20 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.09%) Big Data
4 15 (6.38%) MySQL
5 12 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (2.98%) HBase
9 7 (2.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.55%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.55%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 74 (31.49%) Jenkins
2 59 (25.11%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.47%) JIRA
4 32 (13.62%) Maven
5 25 (10.64%) GitLab
6 17 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 14 (5.96%) Selenium
8 14 (5.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (4.68%) JUnit
10 9 (3.83%) Subversion
11 8 (3.40%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.98%) Gradle
13 6 (2.55%) Mockito
14 5 (2.13%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.13%) Jasmine
14 5 (2.13%) Protractor
15 4 (1.70%) Artifactory
15 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.70%) fastlane
General
1 66 (28.09%) Finance
2 52 (22.13%) Banking
3 44 (18.72%) Social Skills
4 18 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.96%) Front Office
6 12 (5.11%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.40%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (2.13%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.70%) Retail
10 3 (1.28%) Back Office
10 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.85%) Marketing
11 2 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.85%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Legal
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (24.68%) Developer
2 46 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (9.79%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.09%) Analyst
5 16 (6.81%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (6.81%) Data Engineer
6 14 (5.96%) Consultant
7 12 (5.11%) Applications Support
8 11 (4.68%) Architect
8 11 (4.68%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (4.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Python Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Java Engineer
9 9 (3.83%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) DBA
11 7 (2.98%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.49%) REST
1 27 (11.49%) Spring
2 19 (8.09%) RESTful
2 19 (8.09%) Web Services
3 18 (7.66%) Spring Boot
4 17 (7.23%) JSON
5 16 (6.81%) .NET
5 16 (6.81%) HTML
6 15 (6.38%) YAML
7 14 (5.96%) Gherkin
7 14 (5.96%) XML
8 13 (5.53%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.53%) Kafka
9 12 (5.11%) LDAP
9 12 (5.11%) Node.js
10 11 (4.68%) CSS
10 11 (4.68%) JMS
10 11 (4.68%) LAMP
10 11 (4.68%) SOAP
11 10 (4.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (3.83%) Equities
3 8 (3.40%) Derivative
3 8 (3.40%) Fixed Income
3 8 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.55%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.13%) Wiki
6 4 (1.70%) iPad
6 4 (1.70%) iPhone
6 4 (1.70%) Replication
6 4 (1.70%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.28%) Clustering
7 3 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (45.11%) Linux
2 82 (34.89%) Unix
3 48 (20.43%) Windows
4 18 (7.66%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.53%) Solaris
7 5 (2.13%) AIX
8 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.70%) CentOS
8 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.70%) OpenWrt
9 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) HPUX
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.00%) DevOps
2 57 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.85%) Test Automation
4 26 (11.06%) Software Engineering
5 24 (10.21%) Scrum
6 23 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.51%) Microservices
7 20 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (8.51%) SDLC
8 19 (8.09%) Migration
8 19 (8.09%) TDD
9 18 (7.66%) ITIL
10 17 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.38%) Computer Science
11 15 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
11 15 (6.38%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (5.96%) BDD
12 14 (5.96%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (5.53%) High Availability
13 13 (5.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 126 (53.62%) Python
2 92 (39.15%) SQL
3 91 (38.72%) Java
4 32 (13.62%) Bash Shell
5 29 (12.34%) PowerShell
6 28 (11.91%) JavaScript
7 27 (11.49%) Perl
8 20 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 16 (6.81%) PHP
10 14 (5.96%) C++
10 14 (5.96%) Groovy
11 13 (5.53%) C
12 10 (4.26%) C#
12 10 (4.26%) Go
13 7 (2.98%) VB
14 6 (2.55%) Java 8
14 6 (2.55%) VBScript
15 5 (2.13%) Ruby
16 4 (1.70%) AWK
17 3 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) Degree
2 15 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.70%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.85%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) GIAC
6 2 (0.85%) OCP
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.85%) SANS
7 1 (0.43%) CEH
7 1 (0.43%) CISA
7 1 (0.43%) CISM
7 1 (0.43%) GPEN
7 1 (0.43%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 15022
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.85%) JTAG
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) FINREP
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 45 (19.15%) Docker
2 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.70%) HDFS
6 4 (1.70%) Veritas File System
7 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.85%) NFS
8 2 (0.85%) Samba
8 2 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (25.11%) Ansible
2 44 (18.72%) Kubernetes
3 30 (12.77%) Terraform
4 28 (11.91%) Puppet
5 11 (4.68%) Nagios
6 7 (2.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (2.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (2.55%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.55%) Grafana
7 6 (2.55%) Oozie
7 6 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.13%) Control-M
8 5 (2.13%) Istio
8 5 (2.13%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.70%) Netcool
9 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.70%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 62 (26.38%) Oracle
2 21 (8.94%) Red Hat
3 18 (7.66%) IBM
4 12 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.68%) Google
6 9 (3.83%) MuleSoft
6 9 (3.83%) VMware
7 7 (2.98%) ION Trading
7 7 (2.98%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.98%) Splunk
8 6 (2.55%) Citrix
8 6 (2.55%) Cloudera
8 6 (2.55%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.55%) HP
8 6 (2.55%) New Relic
9 5 (2.13%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.70%) Cisco
10 4 (1.70%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.70%) Delphix
10 4 (1.70%) EMC