Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 April 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 > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 223 158
Rank change year-on-year +82 -65 +34
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 146 146 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 0.93% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 2.36% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 124
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £306 £338
90th Percentile £638 £606 £556
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -4.90% +11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +50.94%
10th Percentile £39.63 £42.50 £37.00
90th Percentile £42.88 £47.50 £48.20
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,231 6,177 6,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.26% 39.49% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 3,950 3,770
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £599 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.11% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 149 154
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £18.83
90th Percentile £56.75 £53.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 2 April 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
Thames Valley +97 95 £475 +10.47% 31
Berkshire +64 55 £475 +5.56% 11
Buckinghamshire +49 40 £450 - 16
Hampshire +8 30 £488 +7.73% 5
Surrey +64 15 £488 -4.88% 3
East Sussex +28 5 - -
West Sussex +26 1 - - 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 75 (51.37%) Security Cleared
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
2 68 (46.58%) Oracle
3 62 (42.47%) SC Cleared
3 62 (42.47%) Unit Testing
4 55 (37.67%) Perl
5 53 (36.30%) Python
6 49 (33.56%) IBM
7 48 (32.88%) PL/SQL
8 47 (32.19%) Linux
9 44 (30.14%) Java
10 43 (29.45%) Migration
11 42 (28.77%) Netcool
11 42 (28.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 36 (24.66%) REST
12 36 (24.66%) Data Migration
12 36 (24.66%) Web Services
13 35 (23.97%) SOAP
13 35 (23.97%) SNMP
13 35 (23.97%) Siebel
13 35 (23.97%) Remedy
13 35 (23.97%) BMC
13 35 (23.97%) Cramer
13 35 (23.97%) Remedy ITSM
13 35 (23.97%) ServiceNow
13 35 (23.97%) Amdocs OSS
13 35 (23.97%) xMatters
14 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (21.92%) Oracle Payables
15 32 (21.92%) Problem-Solving

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (6.85%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.11%) GemFire
4 6 (4.11%) nginx
5 5 (3.42%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.05%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) Apache Geronimo
7 2 (1.37%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (1.37%) JBoss
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (23.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 32 (21.92%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (17.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 21 (14.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) AWS
2 9 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.16%) Amazon EMR
2 9 (6.16%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.48%) Amazon ECS
3 8 (5.48%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (5.48%) GitHub
3 8 (5.48%) SaaS
4 5 (3.42%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (3.42%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.74%) Azure
6 2 (1.37%) Serverless
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.68%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.97%) SNMP
2 8 (5.48%) DSL
3 5 (3.42%) Firewall
4 4 (2.74%) SSL
5 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) HTTP
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.53%) MariaDB
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.05%) MySQL
7 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.48%) Liquibase
3 8 (5.48%) ProC
3 8 (5.48%) PVCS
4 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.79%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.42%) JUnit
5 5 (3.42%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (3.42%) Protractor
5 5 (3.42%) Selenium
5 5 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (3.42%) Toad
6 2 (1.37%) Mockito
6 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.68%) fastlane
7 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 29 (19.86%) General Ledger
2 14 (9.59%) Finance
3 11 (7.53%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Electronics
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (39.04%) Developer
2 39 (26.71%) Designer
3 35 (23.97%) Solutions Designer
4 32 (21.92%) Architect
5 29 (19.86%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (15.75%) Oracle Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Technical Developer
8 12 (8.22%) ERP Developer
9 10 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) DBA
11 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (4.11%) Analyst
12 6 (4.11%) C Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Analyst Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.66%) REST
1 36 (24.66%) Web Services
2 35 (23.97%) SOAP
3 10 (6.85%) Middleware
4 9 (6.16%) JSON
4 9 (6.16%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (5.48%) RESTful
6 7 (4.79%) Spring
7 6 (4.11%) Kafka
8 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.42%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (3.42%) WireMock
9 4 (2.74%) J2EE
9 4 (2.74%) Node.js
9 4 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.74%) Spring Integration
10 3 (2.05%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (2.05%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (2.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.05%) Clustering
4 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.19%) Linux
2 27 (18.49%) Unix
3 17 (11.64%) AIX
4 16 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.48%) Windows
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) HPUX
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.47%) Unit Testing
2 43 (29.45%) Migration
3 36 (24.66%) Data Migration
4 32 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (21.23%) E-business
6 30 (20.55%) Network Management
7 26 (17.81%) Web Development
8 25 (17.12%) Cash Management
9 24 (16.44%) ERP
10 23 (15.75%) Integration Testing
10 23 (15.75%) Smoke Testing
11 19 (13.01%) SDLC
12 18 (12.33%) DevOps
13 15 (10.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 15 (10.27%) Scrum
14 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (5.48%) Microservices
16 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) SQL
2 55 (37.67%) Perl
3 53 (36.30%) Python
4 48 (32.88%) PL/SQL
5 44 (30.14%) Java
6 29 (19.86%) JavaScript
7 24 (16.44%) PHP
8 10 (6.85%) C
9 8 (5.48%) Groovy
10 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.74%) Java 8
11 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
11 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.37%) Ada
12 2 (1.37%) C#
12 2 (1.37%) C++
13 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (51.37%) Security Cleared
2 62 (42.47%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.59%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.48%) Degree
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.68%) GDPR
1 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) Docker
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.05%) OCFS2
4 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.68%) HDFS
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (28.77%) Netcool
1 42 (28.77%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 35 (23.97%) Amdocs OSS
3 14 (9.59%) Ansible
4 10 (6.85%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.16%) Terraform
6 7 (4.79%) Data Guard
7 6 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (2.05%) Foglight
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.68%) nmon
11 1 (0.68%) Packer
11 1 (0.68%) Puppet
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 68 (46.58%) Oracle
2 49 (33.56%) IBM
3 35 (23.97%) BMC
3 35 (23.97%) Cramer
3 35 (23.97%) Remedy
3 35 (23.97%) ServiceNow
3 35 (23.97%) Siebel
3 35 (23.97%) xMatters
4 15 (10.27%) Cisco
5 14 (9.59%) Huawei
5 14 (9.59%) Nokia
6 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (3.42%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.05%) Imperva
9 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 3 (2.05%) Sybase
9 3 (2.05%) Veritas
10 2 (1.37%) WSO2