Period
to 17 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 192 171
Rank change year-on-year -38 -21 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 554 636 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.41% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 2.93% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 386 421
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.91%
10th Percentile £400 £361 £323
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +5.54% +11.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
London median hourly rate - £29.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.31% +54.74%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.39% -1.25% +23.08%

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 23,214 21,698 19,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 48.24% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,624 16,317 14,973
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 141 112
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +34.13%
10th Percentile £18.06 £17.75 £14.18
90th Percentile £71.20 £52.00 £67.25
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 17 October 2018.

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
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 October 2018. 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 -41 90 £525 +5.00% 33
South London +20 59 £525 +16.67% 5
East London -2 20 £500 -13.04% 4
West London -60 9 £565 +7.62% 20
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 295 (53.25%) Unix
2 284 (51.26%) Linux
3 249 (44.95%) Python
4 236 (42.60%) SQL
5 196 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (33.75%) Ansible
7 184 (33.21%) Java
8 182 (32.85%) Jenkins
9 154 (27.80%) Oracle
10 153 (27.62%) Puppet
10 153 (27.62%) DevOps
11 151 (27.26%) Opscode Chef
12 149 (26.90%) Windows
13 146 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (26.35%) Bash Shell
14 139 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
14 139 (25.09%) Finance
15 110 (19.86%) Test Automation
16 109 (19.68%) Scrum
17 108 (19.49%) Git (software)
18 102 (18.41%) Perl
19 101 (18.23%) Korn
20 98 (17.69%) Docker
21 87 (15.70%) Banking
22 83 (14.98%) SQL Server
23 77 (13.90%) Open Source
24 73 (13.18%) PowerShell
25 69 (12.45%) Build Automation
26 68 (12.27%) Big Data
27 67 (12.09%) Maven

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 60 (10.83%) Apache
2 35 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.87%) Confluence
4 26 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.61%) JBoss
7 18 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (2.89%) nginx
9 15 (2.71%) Apache Spark
10 13 (2.35%) WebLogic
11 12 (2.17%) Jetty
12 6 (1.08%) SAS
13 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.18%) DataSynapse
15 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 66 (11.91%) MS Visio
2 59 (10.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (4.15%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (2.35%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) Global One
4 2 (0.36%) Kondor
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.18%) Documaker
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 139 (25.09%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (11.19%) Amazon S3
3 61 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (9.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 34 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (4.51%) PaaS
7 18 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (3.07%) GitHub
9 15 (2.71%) npm
10 14 (2.53%) OpenShift
11 13 (2.35%) SaaS
12 12 (2.17%) IaaS
13 10 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (1.62%) Datadog
15 7 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (1.08%) Serverless
17 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
17 4 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.21%) HTTP
2 49 (8.84%) SSL
3 37 (6.68%) DNS
4 28 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 21 (3.79%) Internet
6 17 (3.07%) Firewall
6 17 (3.07%) SAN
7 16 (2.89%) Intranet
8 14 (2.53%) NAS
9 11 (1.99%) VPN
10 10 (1.81%) BIG-IP
11 9 (1.62%) SMTP
12 8 (1.44%) DHCP
13 7 (1.26%) FTP
13 7 (1.26%) WLAN
14 6 (1.08%) SSH
15 5 (0.90%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.90%) Kerberos
16 3 (0.54%) IPv6
16 3 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.27%) Big Data
3 65 (11.73%) Hadoop
4 52 (9.39%) Apache Hive
5 45 (8.12%) Impala
5 45 (8.12%) Sqoop
6 40 (7.22%) MySQL
7 37 (6.68%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (4.33%) Oracle Database
10 23 (4.15%) MongoDB
11 22 (3.97%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.99%) HBase
15 10 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.81%) DB2
15 10 (1.81%) MariaDB
15 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 182 (32.85%) Jenkins
2 108 (19.49%) Git (software)
3 67 (12.09%) Maven
4 51 (9.21%) JIRA
5 46 (8.30%) Gradle
6 37 (6.68%) Subversion
7 35 (6.32%) Cucumber
8 33 (5.96%) Selenium
9 32 (5.78%) JUnit
10 23 (4.15%) TeamCity
11 22 (3.97%) Ant
12 21 (3.79%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (3.61%) CircleCI
13 20 (3.61%) WebDriver
14 19 (3.43%) Mockito
15 16 (2.89%) Vagrant
16 15 (2.71%) gulp
16 15 (2.71%) Travis CI
17 14 (2.53%) JBehave
18 13 (2.35%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 139 (25.09%) Finance
2 87 (15.70%) Banking
3 34 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.97%) Back Office
5 18 (3.25%) Front Office
6 14 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.17%) Retail
8 7 (1.26%) Publishing
9 6 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.90%) Legal
10 5 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Marketing
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (30.32%) Developer
2 88 (15.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (12.09%) Platform Engineer
4 59 (10.65%) Java Developer
5 28 (5.05%) Administrator
6 27 (4.87%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.69%) Analyst
7 26 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (4.69%) Python Developer
8 25 (4.51%) Perl Developer
9 21 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
10 17 (3.07%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (3.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (2.89%) Python Engineer
12 15 (2.71%) C++ Developer
12 15 (2.71%) Consultant
12 15 (2.71%) Linux Administrator
13 14 (2.53%) Architect
13 14 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.39%) Spring
2 50 (9.03%) Web Services
3 39 (7.04%) XML
4 30 (5.42%) CGI
4 30 (5.42%) FastCGI
4 30 (5.42%) Middleware
5 29 (5.23%) AngularJS
5 29 (5.23%) Java EE
6 28 (5.05%) LAMP
6 28 (5.05%) RESTful
6 28 (5.05%) SOAP
7 27 (4.87%) JMS
8 26 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (4.69%) REST
9 22 (3.97%) Gherkin
9 22 (3.97%) Kafka
10 20 (3.61%) .NET
10 20 (3.61%) Node.js
11 18 (3.25%) React
12 17 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.48%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (8.12%) Wiki
3 28 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.51%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.33%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.25%) Equities
6 18 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.99%) User Experience
9 9 (1.62%) Clustering
9 9 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.62%) Fintech
9 9 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.08%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (0.90%) Derivative
13 4 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 295 (53.25%) Unix
2 284 (51.26%) Linux
3 149 (26.90%) Windows
4 53 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (9.57%) Solaris
5 36 (6.50%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.51%) CentOS
7 18 (3.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 17 (3.07%) Ubuntu
9 16 (2.89%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.99%) AIX
10 11 (1.99%) SUSE
11 9 (1.62%) Debian
12 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.54%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (27.62%) DevOps
3 146 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (19.86%) Test Automation
5 109 (19.68%) Scrum
6 77 (13.90%) Open Source
7 69 (12.45%) Build Automation
8 64 (11.55%) Configuration Management
9 63 (11.37%) ETL
10 59 (10.65%) OO
11 51 (9.21%) Data Analysis
12 45 (8.12%) Data Extraction
13 44 (7.94%) Unit Testing
14 43 (7.76%) TDD
15 41 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (6.32%) Migration
18 32 (5.78%) BDD
19 31 (5.60%) Change Management
19 31 (5.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 249 (44.95%) Python
2 236 (42.60%) SQL
3 184 (33.21%) Java
4 146 (26.35%) Bash Shell
5 102 (18.41%) Perl
6 101 (18.23%) Korn
7 73 (13.18%) PowerShell
8 55 (9.93%) Ruby
9 54 (9.75%) JavaScript
10 44 (7.94%) C++
11 43 (7.76%) Groovy
12 41 (7.40%) PL/SQL
13 33 (5.96%) C
14 31 (5.60%) Scala
15 28 (5.05%) Java 8
16 21 (3.79%) C#
17 16 (2.89%) PHP
18 8 (1.44%) VB
18 8 (1.44%) VBScript
19 6 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.53%) Degree
4 8 (1.44%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.90%) RHCE
6 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.72%) RHCSA
6 4 (0.72%) RHCVA
7 3 (0.54%) CCNP
7 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.36%) VCP6
8 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) CEH
9 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.89%) QA
2 11 (1.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) SEPA
4 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (17.69%) Docker
2 46 (8.30%) HDFS
3 28 (5.05%) Active Directory
4 24 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.44%) Firmware
7 6 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.90%) NFS
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.90%) Samba
9 4 (0.72%) KVM
9 4 (0.72%) RHEV
9 4 (0.72%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.72%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.54%) XenApp
11 2 (0.36%) Squid
11 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 187 (33.75%) Ansible
2 153 (27.62%) Puppet
3 151 (27.26%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (11.37%) Kubernetes
5 55 (9.93%) Terraform
6 48 (8.66%) Hadoop YARN
7 22 (3.97%) Grafana
8 19 (3.43%) Kibana
9 14 (2.53%) CFEngine
9 14 (2.53%) logstash
9 14 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
10 12 (2.17%) Nagios
11 11 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.62%) Tivoli
13 8 (1.44%) Prometheus
14 7 (1.26%) Packer
15 6 (1.08%) systemd
16 5 (0.90%) BladeLogic
16 5 (0.90%) Fluentd
16 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 154 (27.80%) Oracle
2 61 (11.01%) Splunk
3 54 (9.75%) Red Hat
4 45 (8.12%) Cloudera
5 27 (4.87%) IBM
5 27 (4.87%) Sybase
6 25 (4.51%) VMware
7 23 (4.15%) Microsoft
8 22 (3.97%) TIBCO
9 20 (3.61%) Google
10 16 (2.89%) AppDynamics
10 16 (2.89%) Apple
11 13 (2.35%) Citrix
11 13 (2.35%) Perforce
11 13 (2.35%) ServiceNow
12 12 (2.17%) Atlassian
12 12 (2.17%) Cisco
12 12 (2.17%) HP
13 11 (1.99%) Ab Initio
13 11 (1.99%) F5