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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 164 170
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 308 330 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.53% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 3.51% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 222 207
Median daily rate £525 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.60% +3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9881 9411 9827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.78% 43.51% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7315 7173 7188
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 39 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £135.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 49 £513 +2.50% 12
Hammersmith - 9 £555 - 1
Croydon -4 5 £544 +38.53%
Osterley - 5 £450 -
Canary Wharf +2 3 £575 +9.52%
Brentford - 2 £575 -
Heathrow - 1 £375 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 361 (56.49%) Unix
2 325 (50.86%) Linux
3 274 (42.88%) Java
4 257 (40.22%) SQL
5 230 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (34.90%) Finance
7 213 (33.33%) Python
8 175 (27.39%) Jenkins
9 158 (24.73%) Banking
10 144 (22.54%) Oracle
11 142 (22.22%) DevOps
12 135 (21.13%) Perl
13 134 (20.97%) Git (software)
14 120 (18.78%) Scrum
15 102 (15.96%) Bash Shell
16 98 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
17 94 (14.71%) JIRA
18 93 (14.55%) TDD
19 89 (13.93%) Puppet
20 87 (13.62%) Maven
21 86 (13.46%) Sybase
22 85 (13.30%) Test Automation
23 82 (12.83%) Relational Database
24 80 (12.52%) C#
24 80 (12.52%) C++
24 80 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
25 78 (12.21%) OO
26 73 (11.42%) XML
26 73 (11.42%) JavaScript
27 72 (11.27%) JSON

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 45 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 43 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.42%) WebSphere
4 37 (5.79%) nginx
5 36 (5.63%) Apache
6 24 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (3.29%) WebLogic
8 19 (2.97%) Confluence
8 19 (2.97%) JBoss
9 14 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.88%) Apache Pig
10 12 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.56%) Tuxedo
12 8 (1.25%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.10%) SAS
14 6 (0.94%) IIS
14 6 (0.94%) Jetty
14 6 (0.94%) Mule
15 5 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.63%) SPSS
3 4 (0.63%) Stata
4 3 (0.47%) HipChat
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Temenos T24
2 7 (1.10%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.10%) RMDS
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.29%) PaaS
3 15 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.41%) GitHub
7 8 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.78%) Route 53
9 4 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.47%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.47%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.47%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Akamai
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.29%) HTTP
2 33 (5.16%) LDAP
3 32 (5.01%) DNS
4 31 (4.85%) SSL
5 29 (4.54%) TCP/IP
6 27 (4.23%) SAN
7 18 (2.82%) SMTP
8 10 (1.56%) IMAP
9 9 (1.41%) DHCP
9 9 (1.41%) Firewall
10 8 (1.25%) VPN
11 7 (1.10%) Internet
12 6 (0.94%) NAS
13 5 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (0.78%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.78%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.78%) WAN
14 4 (0.63%) BGP
14 4 (0.63%) LAN
14 4 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.83%) Relational Database
2 69 (10.80%) Big Data
3 68 (10.64%) Hadoop
4 44 (6.89%) SQL Server
5 37 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.63%) DB2
6 36 (5.63%) Oracle Database
7 32 (5.01%) Apache Hive
7 32 (5.01%) MySQL
8 31 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 28 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.91%) HBase
11 21 (3.29%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.66%) Sqoop
13 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (2.19%) Sybase ASE
14 13 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 175 (27.39%) Jenkins
2 134 (20.97%) Git (software)
3 94 (14.71%) JIRA
4 87 (13.62%) Maven
5 56 (8.76%) Gradle
6 51 (7.98%) TeamCity
7 45 (7.04%) JUnit
8 38 (5.95%) Subversion
9 37 (5.79%) Selenium
10 36 (5.63%) Ant
11 33 (5.16%) Cucumber
12 31 (4.85%) Vagrant
13 29 (4.54%) gulp
14 25 (3.91%) Hudson
14 25 (3.91%) IBM UrbanCode
14 25 (3.91%) Mockito
15 24 (3.76%) Travis CI
16 22 (3.44%) CircleCI
17 20 (3.13%) CruiseControl
18 13 (2.03%) Concordion
General
1 223 (34.90%) Finance
2 158 (24.73%) Banking
3 49 (7.67%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.63%) Front Office
5 30 (4.69%) Retail
6 19 (2.97%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.19%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.10%) Legal
8 7 (1.10%) Marketing
9 6 (0.94%) Back Office
10 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.47%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) International Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 238 (37.25%) Developer
2 81 (12.68%) Java Developer
3 75 (11.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (8.29%) Analyst
5 41 (6.42%) Tester
6 39 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.79%) C++ Developer
8 35 (5.48%) Administrator
9 33 (5.16%) DBA
10 30 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
11 29 (4.54%) Automation Tester
11 29 (4.54%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (4.07%) C# Developer
12 26 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (3.91%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.60%) C++/C# Developer
15 21 (3.29%) Consultant
16 18 (2.82%) Applications Support
16 18 (2.82%) C++ Software Developer
16 18 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.42%) XML
2 72 (11.27%) JSON
3 70 (10.95%) SOAP
4 63 (9.86%) Web Services
5 60 (9.39%) Spring
6 52 (8.14%) HTML
7 45 (7.04%) J2EE
8 43 (6.73%) RESTful
9 36 (5.63%) .NET
10 34 (5.32%) AngularJS
10 34 (5.32%) HTML5
11 31 (4.85%) REST
12 30 (4.69%) CSS
13 27 (4.23%) Node.js
14 26 (4.07%) Java EE
14 26 (4.07%) JMS
15 23 (3.60%) JSP
15 23 (3.60%) Middleware
16 22 (3.44%) CSS3
16 22 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.51%) Equities
3 44 (6.89%) Derivative
3 44 (6.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (6.26%) Fixed Income
5 28 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
7 19 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.03%) Clustering
11 11 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.72%) PKI
11 11 (1.72%) Replication
12 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.56%) User Experience
13 9 (1.41%) Fintech
14 8 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 361 (56.49%) Unix
2 325 (50.86%) Linux
3 69 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 63 (9.86%) Windows
5 62 (9.70%) Solaris
6 29 (4.54%) CentOS
7 16 (2.50%) AIX
8 9 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.94%) SUSE
11 5 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.63%) Android
12 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.63%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.47%) VMS
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (22.22%) DevOps
3 120 (18.78%) Scrum
4 98 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (14.55%) TDD
6 85 (13.30%) Test Automation
7 78 (12.21%) OO
8 59 (9.23%) Configuration Management
8 59 (9.23%) SDLC
9 57 (8.92%) Microservices
10 50 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (7.20%) BDD
12 44 (6.89%) Analytics
12 44 (6.89%) Open Source
13 39 (6.10%) Waterfall
14 36 (5.63%) ITIL
14 36 (5.63%) Multithreading
15 34 (5.32%) Release Management
16 31 (4.85%) ETL
17 30 (4.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (42.88%) Java
2 257 (40.22%) SQL
3 213 (33.33%) Python
4 135 (21.13%) Perl
5 102 (15.96%) Bash Shell
6 80 (12.52%) C#
6 80 (12.52%) C++
7 73 (11.42%) JavaScript
8 58 (9.08%) PL/SQL
9 52 (8.14%) Ruby
10 51 (7.98%) Korn
11 48 (7.51%) Scala
12 45 (7.04%) PowerShell
13 38 (5.95%) Groovy
14 28 (4.38%) C
15 27 (4.23%) T-SQL
16 23 (3.60%) VB
17 21 (3.29%) PHP
18 12 (1.88%) R
18 12 (1.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (9.70%) Degree
2 25 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.78%) CFA
7 3 (0.47%) CISSP
7 3 (0.47%) ISEB
7 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.47%) MBA
7 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.31%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) MCSA
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.10%) MiFID
2 34 (5.32%) QA
3 25 (3.91%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (3.91%) EMIR
4 18 (2.82%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.03%) SLA
6 6 (0.94%) FATCA
7 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.16%) COREP
9 1 (0.16%) DICOM
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (9.23%) Docker
2 24 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.35%) HDFS
5 13 (2.03%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.56%) NFS
7 9 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.94%) Corosync
9 6 (0.94%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.31%) iptables
12 2 (0.31%) LXC
12 2 (0.31%) SRDF
12 2 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (13.93%) Puppet
2 71 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (10.33%) Ansible
4 24 (3.76%) Control-M
5 17 (2.66%) Kubernetes
5 17 (2.66%) Nagios
6 16 (2.50%) Packer
6 16 (2.50%) Rancher
7 15 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 15 (2.35%) Terraform
8 12 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (1.72%) Data Guard
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (1.25%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.10%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.10%) Kibana
12 7 (1.10%) logstash
12 7 (1.10%) Salt
13 6 (0.94%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.94%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 144 (22.54%) Oracle
2 86 (13.46%) Sybase
3 33 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.16%) Red Hat
3 33 (5.16%) VMware
4 29 (4.54%) Cloudera
4 29 (4.54%) IBM
5 27 (4.23%) Hortonworks
6 24 (3.76%) Perforce
6 24 (3.76%) SAP
7 21 (3.29%) AppDynamics
8 20 (3.13%) Splunk
9 15 (2.35%) Solace
10 13 (2.03%) NetApp
10 13 (2.03%) Veritas
11 12 (1.88%) Ab Initio
11 12 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.72%) Informatica
12 11 (1.72%) Murex
12 11 (1.72%) Temenos
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