Period
to 22 November 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 244 225
Rank change year-on-year -24 -19 -58
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 320 520 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.12% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.23% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 369 376
London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £381
90th Percentile £669 £713 £675
England median daily rate £481 £500 £469
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
London median hourly rate £30.75 - £29.88
10th Percentile £25.25 - £27.13
90th Percentile £35.00 - £40.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -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 16,531 23,283 22,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.02% 50.21% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,412 17,781 17,336
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 111 155
London median hourly rate £45.25 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.69% +2.86% +5.48%
10th Percentile £18.38 £18.00 £18.01
90th Percentile £69.15 £58.75 £52.30
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +5.00% +6.67%

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 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 +13 42 £450 -14.29% 26
East London +45 29 £600 +36.36% 10
West London +32 25 £375 -17.13% 5
South London -6 12 £594 +13.10% 5
North London +8 3 £388 - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 221 (69.06%) Linux
2 153 (47.81%) Python
3 143 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (43.44%) SQL
5 124 (38.75%) Oracle
6 123 (38.44%) Unix
7 107 (33.44%) Jenkins
8 103 (32.19%) DevOps
9 102 (31.88%) Git (software)
10 90 (28.13%) AWS
11 79 (24.69%) Finance
12 76 (23.75%) Java
13 75 (23.44%) Perl
14 69 (21.56%) Scrum
14 69 (21.56%) Docker
15 68 (21.25%) Terraform
16 64 (20.00%) Migration
16 64 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 62 (19.38%) Bash Shell
18 61 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (18.13%) JIRA
20 56 (17.50%) Red Hat
20 56 (17.50%) Ansible
21 54 (16.88%) Security Cleared
22 50 (15.63%) Kubernetes
23 46 (14.38%) PL/SQL
24 45 (14.06%) Ruby
24 45 (14.06%) Infrastructure as Code
25 44 (13.75%) High Availability
26 42 (13.13%) Opscode Chef

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 (4.69%) ArcGIS
1 15 (4.69%) GeoServer
2 12 (3.75%) Confluence
3 11 (3.44%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.94%) Apache
8 3 (0.94%) CMS
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.63%) Jetty
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Actimize
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 90 (28.13%) AWS
2 39 (12.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 32 (10.00%) Datadog
4 31 (9.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (9.69%) Azure
5 17 (5.31%) GitHub
6 10 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.13%) Serverless
7 9 (2.81%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.81%) Apigee
7 9 (2.81%) GCP
8 8 (2.50%) IaaS
9 6 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.88%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.56%) PaaS
10 5 (1.56%) Route 53
10 5 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.94%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.88%) Internet
3 5 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.56%) SSL
4 4 (1.25%) FIX Connectivity
5 3 (0.94%) DNS
5 3 (0.94%) Firewall
5 3 (0.94%) HTTP
5 3 (0.94%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) SNMP
7 1 (0.31%) BGP
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DMZ
7 1 (0.31%) DSL
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) SMTP
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.19%) Oracle Database
2 38 (11.88%) Big Data
3 27 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 22 (6.88%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.69%) Geospatial Data
7 15 (4.69%) GIS
7 15 (4.69%) MySQL
7 15 (4.69%) QGIS
8 14 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (4.06%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.81%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.81%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (2.50%) MongoDB
14 7 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 107 (33.44%) Jenkins
2 102 (31.88%) Git (software)
3 58 (18.13%) JIRA
4 38 (11.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (7.19%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.38%) Maven
6 14 (4.38%) Subversion
7 12 (3.75%) JUnit
8 11 (3.44%) GitLab
9 10 (3.13%) CruiseControl
9 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.81%) Bitbucket Server
10 9 (2.81%) Gradle
11 8 (2.50%) Selenium
12 7 (2.19%) Mockito
12 7 (2.19%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.88%) fastlane
13 6 (1.88%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (1.88%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (24.69%) Finance
2 22 (6.88%) Banking
3 10 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.50%) Retail
5 7 (2.19%) Front Office
6 5 (1.56%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (38.13%) Developer
2 63 (19.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (9.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (8.13%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (7.50%) Administrator
6 20 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 20 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 19 (5.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.69%) DBA
11 14 (4.38%) ETL Developer
12 13 (4.06%) Consultant
13 12 (3.75%) GIS Developer
13 12 (3.75%) Tester
13 12 (3.75%) Unix Developer
14 11 (3.44%) SQL Developer
14 11 (3.44%) Unix Engineer
15 10 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.81%) JSON
2 40 (12.50%) REST
3 26 (8.13%) AngularJS
3 26 (8.13%) XML
4 23 (7.19%) Spring
5 19 (5.94%) STL
6 17 (5.31%) HTML
7 15 (4.69%) Web Services
8 12 (3.75%) React
9 11 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (3.44%) HTML5
10 10 (3.13%) CSS
11 9 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (2.81%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.81%) RESTful
12 8 (2.50%) .NET
12 8 (2.50%) Lambda Expressions
12 8 (2.50%) SOAP
13 7 (2.19%) Middleware
14 6 (1.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.44%) Replication
3 11 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.13%) Equities
4 10 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.81%) Clustering
6 8 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.19%) Derivative
8 6 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) Blog
10 3 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.94%) iPad
10 3 (0.94%) iPhone
10 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.94%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 221 (69.06%) Linux
2 123 (38.44%) Unix
3 64 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (9.06%) Windows
5 15 (4.69%) Solaris
6 10 (3.13%) CentOS
7 8 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.19%) AIX
8 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.94%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) SUSE
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (32.19%) DevOps
3 69 (21.56%) Scrum
4 64 (20.00%) Migration
5 61 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (14.06%) Infrastructure as Code
7 44 (13.75%) High Availability
8 41 (12.81%) Microservices
8 41 (12.81%) Test Automation
9 39 (12.19%) ITIL
10 38 (11.88%) Kanban
11 35 (10.94%) ETL
12 34 (10.63%) TDD
13 31 (9.69%) Open Source
13 31 (9.69%) SDLC
14 28 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (8.13%) Configuration Management
16 21 (6.56%) Data Migration
16 21 (6.56%) Functional Testing
16 21 (6.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (47.81%) Python
2 139 (43.44%) SQL
3 76 (23.75%) Java
4 75 (23.44%) Perl
5 62 (19.38%) Bash Shell
6 46 (14.38%) PL/SQL
7 45 (14.06%) Ruby
8 40 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 29 (9.06%) C++
10 25 (7.81%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.69%) Java 8
12 12 (3.75%) C#
13 9 (2.81%) Groovy
14 7 (2.19%) PHP
15 6 (1.88%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.25%) Go
16 4 (1.25%) VB
17 3 (0.94%) C
17 3 (0.94%) ES6
17 3 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.63%) Degree
4 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.94%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.94%) CCA
5 3 (0.94%) CISSP
5 3 (0.94%) RHCE
6 2 (0.63%) CEH
6 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) CISA
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) HND
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) COREP
3 1 (0.31%) FINREP
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (21.56%) Docker
2 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.25%) HDFS
6 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.63%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.31%) Gluster
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 68 (21.25%) Terraform
2 56 (17.50%) Ansible
3 50 (15.63%) Kubernetes
4 42 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.31%) Puppet
6 8 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (2.50%) Packer
7 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 6 (1.88%) Grafana
8 5 (1.56%) Consul
8 5 (1.56%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.56%) Nagios
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.25%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.94%) Kibana
10 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.63%) Nessus
11 2 (0.63%) Suricata
Vendors
1 124 (38.75%) Oracle
2 56 (17.50%) Red Hat
3 16 (5.00%) IBM
4 15 (4.69%) ESRI
4 15 (4.69%) Sybase
5 10 (3.13%) HP
5 10 (3.13%) Teradata
6 9 (2.81%) Splunk
7 8 (2.50%) Sun
7 8 (2.50%) VMware
8 7 (2.19%) SAP
9 6 (1.88%) Apple
9 6 (1.88%) Google
9 6 (1.88%) Informatica
10 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.56%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.25%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.25%) Cognos
11 4 (1.25%) Veritas