Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 247 180
Rank change year-on-year +13 -67 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 438 504 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.11% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 2.21% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 334 399
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £366 £387 £362
90th Percentile £700 £675 £683
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
London median hourly rate £38.25 £100.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.75% +158.06% -3.13%
10th Percentile £22.78 £100.00 £36.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £100.00 £42.13
England median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -

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 18,587 22,754 20,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.23% 50.07% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,020 17,350 15,328
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £331
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 170 150
London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.38 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -0.97% +41.51%
10th Percentile £18.63 £18.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £61.05 £60.25 £52.05
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.99% +3.79% +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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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 +17 75 £475 -9.52% 23
West London +46 41 £436 +9.06% 5
East London +10 25 £488 +14.71% 4
South London +11 10 £613 +16.67% 3
North London - 2 £388 - 3
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 254 (57.99%) Linux
2 210 (47.95%) Python
3 188 (42.92%) SQL
4 163 (37.21%) Oracle
4 163 (37.21%) Unix
5 156 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (30.37%) Jenkins
7 132 (30.14%) DevOps
8 130 (29.68%) Java
8 130 (29.68%) Git (software)
9 97 (22.15%) Finance
10 87 (19.86%) Bash Shell
11 86 (19.63%) AWS
12 85 (19.41%) Ansible
13 82 (18.72%) Docker
14 81 (18.49%) Scrum
15 78 (17.81%) Perl
16 72 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 71 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (15.30%) Ruby
18 67 (15.30%) Kubernetes
19 62 (14.16%) Terraform
20 60 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
20 60 (13.70%) Red Hat
21 59 (13.47%) Migration
22 57 (13.01%) C++
23 55 (12.56%) JavaScript
23 55 (12.56%) JSON
24 54 (12.33%) JIRA
25 51 (11.64%) Test Automation

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 30 (6.85%) nginx
1 30 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 28 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.57%) Confluence
4 17 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.42%) ArcGIS
5 15 (3.42%) GeoServer
5 15 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (2.97%) Apache
6 13 (2.97%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.60%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.37%) IIS
9 6 (1.37%) JCAPS
9 6 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 86 (19.63%) AWS
2 49 (11.19%) Azure
3 32 (7.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 30 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (5.71%) Datadog
6 23 (5.25%) Apigee
7 19 (4.34%) GCP
8 16 (3.65%) OpenShift
9 13 (2.97%) Amazon S3
9 13 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (2.74%) PaaS
11 11 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (2.51%) npm
12 10 (2.28%) IaaS
12 10 (2.28%) Serverless
13 9 (2.05%) GitHub
14 7 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (1.14%) Office 365
16 5 (1.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.42%) Firewall
3 11 (2.51%) HTTP
4 10 (2.28%) FTP
4 10 (2.28%) Internet
5 9 (2.05%) DNS
5 9 (2.05%) WAN
6 8 (1.83%) SNMP
7 6 (1.37%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.37%) SSL
8 5 (1.14%) DHCP
8 5 (1.14%) SAN
9 4 (0.91%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (0.91%) MPLS
9 4 (0.91%) SMTP
10 3 (0.68%) DVB
10 3 (0.68%) HbbTV
10 3 (0.68%) LAN
10 3 (0.68%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.50%) Big Data
1 46 (10.50%) Oracle Database
1 46 (10.50%) Relational Database
2 31 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.94%) MySQL
5 25 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 24 (5.48%) RDBMS
7 22 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (4.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (3.65%) NoSQL
10 15 (3.42%) Geospatial Data
10 15 (3.42%) GIS
10 15 (3.42%) QGIS
11 14 (3.20%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.51%) HBase
12 11 (2.51%) OLTP
12 11 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 133 (30.37%) Jenkins
2 130 (29.68%) Git (software)
3 54 (12.33%) JIRA
4 35 (7.99%) TeamCity
5 30 (6.85%) Maven
5 30 (6.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (6.39%) JUnit
7 25 (5.71%) Bitbucket
8 24 (5.48%) Subversion
9 18 (4.11%) CruiseControl
10 15 (3.42%) Ant
11 14 (3.20%) Gradle
12 12 (2.74%) gulp
13 10 (2.28%) IBM UrbanCode
14 9 (2.05%) Cucumber
14 9 (2.05%) Jasmine
14 9 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (1.83%) GitLab
16 7 (1.60%) Selenium
17 6 (1.37%) Hudson
General
1 97 (22.15%) Finance
2 46 (10.50%) Banking
3 15 (3.42%) Retail
4 14 (3.20%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.28%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.83%) Back Office
6 8 (1.83%) Front Office
7 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.68%) Electronics
7 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.68%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (34.93%) Developer
2 83 (18.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (7.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (6.16%) C++ Developer
5 24 (5.48%) Java Developer
6 23 (5.25%) Automation Tester
6 23 (5.25%) DBA
6 23 (5.25%) Tester
7 20 (4.57%) Administrator
7 20 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (4.34%) Consultant
8 19 (4.34%) Unix Developer
9 16 (3.65%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (3.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (2.74%) GIS Developer
10 12 (2.74%) Oracle DBA
10 12 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (2.51%) ETL Developer
11 11 (2.51%) Python Developer
11 11 (2.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.56%) JSON
2 41 (9.36%) XML
3 40 (9.13%) REST
4 36 (8.22%) Spring
5 25 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 25 (5.71%) STL
6 23 (5.25%) Web Services
7 19 (4.34%) Middleware
8 17 (3.88%) HTML
9 15 (3.42%) .NET
10 14 (3.20%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (3.20%) Spring Boot
11 12 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (2.74%) RESTful
12 11 (2.51%) CSS
13 10 (2.28%) Kafka
13 10 (2.28%) Regular Expression
13 10 (2.28%) SOAP
14 9 (2.05%) LDAP
14 9 (2.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.08%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.88%) Replication
3 17 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.42%) Equities
4 15 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (3.20%) Clustering
6 13 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.60%) Derivative
11 6 (1.37%) User Experience
12 5 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.91%) PKI
14 3 (0.68%) Bitcoin
14 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 254 (57.99%) Linux
2 163 (37.21%) Unix
3 72 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (9.36%) Windows
5 21 (4.79%) Solaris
6 16 (3.65%) CentOS
7 7 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.68%) AIX
9 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) HPUX
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (30.14%) DevOps
3 81 (18.49%) Scrum
4 71 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (13.47%) Migration
6 51 (11.64%) TDD
6 51 (11.64%) Test Automation
7 47 (10.73%) High Availability
8 42 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (9.13%) ETL
9 40 (9.13%) Kanban
9 40 (9.13%) Microservices
9 40 (9.13%) Open Source
10 37 (8.45%) SDLC
11 34 (7.76%) ITIL
12 33 (7.53%) Infrastructure as Code
13 31 (7.08%) Functional Testing
13 31 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (6.62%) Computer Science
15 27 (6.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (47.95%) Python
2 188 (42.92%) SQL
3 130 (29.68%) Java
4 87 (19.86%) Bash Shell
5 78 (17.81%) Perl
6 67 (15.30%) Ruby
7 57 (13.01%) C++
8 55 (12.56%) JavaScript
9 48 (10.96%) PL/SQL
10 38 (8.68%) PowerShell
11 30 (6.85%) C#
12 29 (6.62%) Groovy
13 12 (2.74%) C
13 12 (2.74%) Java 8
14 8 (1.83%) XPath
15 7 (1.60%) PHP
16 6 (1.37%) Go
17 5 (1.14%) Jython
17 5 (1.14%) Scala
18 4 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.08%) Degree
3 28 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.14%) CISSP
6 4 (0.91%) CEH
6 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.68%) CCA
7 3 (0.68%) RHCE
8 2 (0.46%) CCIE
8 2 (0.46%) CCNP
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.46%) ISEB
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.46%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.46%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.46%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
9 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.42%) QA
2 6 (1.37%) SLA
3 4 (0.91%) COREP
3 4 (0.91%) FINREP
4 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (18.72%) Docker
2 23 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (4.34%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.42%) HDFS
5 12 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.91%) Samba
8 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.46%) KVM
10 2 (0.46%) zsh
11 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.23%) Gluster
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (19.41%) Ansible
2 67 (15.30%) Kubernetes
3 62 (14.16%) Terraform
4 60 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (9.82%) Puppet
6 15 (3.42%) Grafana
7 11 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (1.83%) Nagios
8 8 (1.83%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.60%) Kibana
9 7 (1.60%) SCCM
10 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.37%) SCOM
11 5 (1.14%) Ambari
11 5 (1.14%) Control-M
11 5 (1.14%) Packer
11 5 (1.14%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.91%) Consul
13 3 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 163 (37.21%) Oracle
2 60 (13.70%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.79%) Sybase
3 21 (4.79%) VMware
4 20 (4.57%) Splunk
5 18 (4.11%) IBM
6 16 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.42%) ESRI
8 14 (3.20%) AppDynamics
8 14 (3.20%) Google
8 14 (3.20%) HP
9 13 (2.97%) Teradata
10 12 (2.74%) Sun
11 11 (2.51%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.05%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.83%) Hortonworks
13 8 (1.83%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.37%) Informatica
14 6 (1.37%) SAP
15 5 (1.14%) Meridio