Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 242 238
Rank change year-on-year +68 -4 -41
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 208 414 545
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.08% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 2.27% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 215 377
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £400
90th Percentile £650 £688 £675
England median daily rate £498 £498 £500
% change year-on-year - -0.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -11.39%

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 6,812 18,203 22,913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.40% 47.55% 50.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,736 13,776 17,464
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 114 142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +9.10%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.92 £18.06
90th Percentile £49.62 £60.38 £62.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.47% +5.66%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +102 26 £488 +6.67% 9
South London +48 13 £330 -45.00% 8
West London +32 8 £630 +49.11% 3
East London +28 1 £413 -26.67% 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 128 (61.54%) Linux
2 81 (38.94%) Python
3 68 (32.69%) Java
4 63 (30.29%) DevOps
5 61 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (28.37%) Unix
7 54 (25.96%) SQL
8 53 (25.48%) Oracle
8 53 (25.48%) Security Cleared
9 51 (24.52%) SC Cleared
9 51 (24.52%) Finance
10 50 (24.04%) Azure
11 43 (20.67%) AWS
12 42 (20.19%) Windows
13 38 (18.27%) C
13 38 (18.27%) Perl
13 38 (18.27%) Bash Shell
13 38 (18.27%) Jenkins
14 37 (17.79%) Git (software)
15 30 (14.42%) Kubernetes
16 28 (13.46%) DNS
16 28 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (12.98%) PaaS
18 26 (12.50%) SaaS
18 26 (12.50%) JIRA
19 25 (12.02%) Test Automation
19 25 (12.02%) Ansible
19 25 (12.02%) Docker
19 25 (12.02%) VPN
19 25 (12.02%) Migration

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 17 (8.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (8.17%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.69%) Confluence
3 11 (5.29%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.33%) Apache
5 7 (3.37%) IIS
5 7 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.92%) JBoss
7 4 (1.92%) SAS
7 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (1.44%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.44%) nginx
9 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.04%) Azure
2 43 (20.67%) AWS
3 27 (12.98%) PaaS
4 26 (12.50%) SaaS
5 19 (9.13%) GitHub
6 16 (7.69%) GCP
7 6 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.40%) Serverless
9 4 (1.92%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.92%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (1.44%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.44%) Trello
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.96%) BIME
11 2 (0.96%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.46%) DNS
2 25 (12.02%) VPN
3 22 (10.58%) Firewall
4 21 (10.10%) DMZ
5 15 (7.21%) SNMP
6 14 (6.73%) LAN
6 14 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.77%) Network Security
8 11 (5.29%) OSPF
8 11 (5.29%) WAN
9 10 (4.81%) TACACS
10 9 (4.33%) HTTP
10 9 (4.33%) Internet
10 9 (4.33%) SSL
11 4 (1.92%) DHCP
11 4 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (1.92%) SAN
11 4 (1.92%) SSH
11 4 (1.92%) VLAN
12 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.65%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.17%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.69%) Big Data
5 13 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.77%) MySQL
7 11 (5.29%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (5.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.88%) HBase
11 5 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.92%) Base SAS
12 4 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (1.92%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.92%) Redis
12 4 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 38 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 37 (17.79%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.50%) JIRA
4 19 (9.13%) Maven
5 15 (7.21%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.73%) GitLab
7 12 (5.77%) Bitbucket
8 11 (5.29%) LoadRunner
8 11 (5.29%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (4.81%) ClearCase
9 10 (4.81%) TeamCity
10 9 (4.33%) Subversion
11 7 (3.37%) Selenium
12 6 (2.88%) JMeter
12 6 (2.88%) Postman
12 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.40%) PyCharm
14 4 (1.92%) JUnit
15 3 (1.44%) Ant
General
1 51 (24.52%) Finance
2 19 (9.13%) Front Office
3 15 (7.21%) Public Sector
4 14 (6.73%) Banking
5 7 (3.37%) Back Office
6 6 (2.88%) Retail
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Military
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (26.92%) Developer
2 22 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (7.69%) Consultant
3 16 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 16 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 13 (6.25%) Architect
4 13 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 12 (5.77%) Analyst
6 10 (4.81%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (4.33%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
8 8 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Administrator
9 7 (3.37%) Azure Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 7 (3.37%) QA Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.06%) Web Services
2 20 (9.62%) SAML
3 19 (9.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 19 (9.13%) SOAP
4 17 (8.17%) REST
5 15 (7.21%) .NET
6 14 (6.73%) Spring
7 13 (6.25%) LDAP
8 10 (4.81%) Twisted
8 10 (4.81%) XML
9 8 (3.85%) Middleware
10 7 (3.37%) Gherkin
10 7 (3.37%) HTML
10 7 (3.37%) JSON
10 7 (3.37%) OAuth
10 7 (3.37%) OpenID
11 6 (2.88%) SPML
11 6 (2.88%) WCF
11 6 (2.88%) XACML
12 5 (2.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.69%) Market Risk
4 11 (5.29%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.81%) Swaptions
6 9 (4.33%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.85%) PKI
7 8 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.37%) Equities
9 5 (2.40%) Derivative
10 4 (1.92%) Clustering
10 4 (1.92%) FMCG
10 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.96%) iPad
12 2 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (61.54%) Linux
2 59 (28.37%) Unix
3 42 (20.19%) Windows
4 14 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.33%) CentOS
7 7 (3.37%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.88%) Solaris
9 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.92%) Android
10 4 (1.92%) Debian
11 3 (1.44%) AIX
11 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.29%) DevOps
2 61 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (12.02%) Migration
4 25 (12.02%) Test Automation
5 24 (11.54%) Scrum
6 23 (11.06%) SDLC
7 20 (9.62%) Dashboard Development
7 20 (9.62%) TDD
8 18 (8.65%) Analytics
8 18 (8.65%) Data Science
9 17 (8.17%) ETL
9 17 (8.17%) Machine Learning
9 17 (8.17%) SOA
10 15 (7.21%) Asset Management
11 14 (6.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 14 (6.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 13 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
12 13 (6.25%) OO
12 13 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.94%) Python
2 68 (32.69%) Java
3 54 (25.96%) SQL
4 38 (18.27%) Bash Shell
4 38 (18.27%) C
4 38 (18.27%) Perl
5 16 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.29%) C#
8 10 (4.81%) C-shell
9 9 (4.33%) R
10 6 (2.88%) PHP
10 6 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.92%) Java 8
11 4 (1.92%) Korn
11 4 (1.92%) SAS Macro
11 4 (1.92%) Scala
12 3 (1.44%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 53 (25.48%) Security Cleared
2 51 (24.52%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.58%) DV Cleared
4 19 (9.13%) Degree
5 7 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.88%) CISSP
7 5 (2.40%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.40%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.44%) ISEB
8 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.96%) CCA
9 2 (0.96%) CCNA
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) SEPA
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) TARGET2
System Software
1 25 (12.02%) Docker
2 13 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.40%) HDFS
5 4 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.44%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 3 (1.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.96%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (14.42%) Kubernetes
2 25 (12.02%) Ansible
3 21 (10.10%) Terraform
4 19 (9.13%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (8.65%) Puppet
6 10 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (2.40%) HP ALM
8 5 (2.40%) Netcool
8 5 (2.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (2.40%) Netcool/Webtop
8 5 (2.40%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.92%) Packer
10 3 (1.44%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.44%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.96%) Nagios
11 2 (0.96%) Nessus
12 1 (0.48%) Control-M
12 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (25.48%) Oracle
2 22 (10.58%) IBM
3 16 (7.69%) Splunk
4 14 (6.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.29%) Murex
6 8 (3.85%) Databricks
6 8 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.37%) Google
7 7 (3.37%) HP
7 7 (3.37%) ION Trading
7 7 (3.37%) VMware
8 6 (2.88%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.88%) Sybase
9 5 (2.40%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.40%) Cisco
10 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.44%) Northgate
11 3 (1.44%) Sophos
12 2 (0.96%) Apple
12 2 (0.96%) Sun