Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 178 149
Rank change year-on-year -60 -29 -14
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 157 211 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.32% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 3.79% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 131 172
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.74% -2.65%
10th Percentile £353 £350 £313
90th Percentile £538 £556 £536
England median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £39.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.01% -16.32% +75.52%
10th Percentile £40.43 £35.73 £35.38
90th Percentile £53.88 £45.58 £57.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +42.86%

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 6,568 5,564 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.33% 34.88% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,077 3,362 4,147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 234
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £18.88 £16.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Contractor 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 16 August 2018. 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
Hampshire -16 54 £410 +2.50% 8
Thames Valley -51 46 £463 +8.82% 5
Surrey -42 41 £458 +1.67% 11
Buckinghamshire -13 24 £463 +15.63% 2
Berkshire -30 16 £400 -5.88% 2
West Sussex +3 10 £383 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 6 £488 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £363 - 2
Kent +15 2 - - 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 102 (64.97%) Linux
2 92 (58.60%) Unix
3 64 (40.76%) Jenkins
4 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (35.67%) Oracle
6 46 (29.30%) SQL
7 45 (28.66%) Java
8 42 (26.75%) Finance
9 41 (26.11%) Git (software)
10 38 (24.20%) Degree
11 36 (22.93%) TDD
11 36 (22.93%) Scrum
12 35 (22.29%) DevOps
13 32 (20.38%) Spring
13 32 (20.38%) PL/SQL
14 31 (19.75%) RESTful
15 29 (18.47%) Apache
16 28 (17.83%) Windows
16 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (17.20%) Kafka
18 26 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (16.56%) Python
19 25 (15.92%) Gradle
19 25 (15.92%) Relational Database
19 25 (15.92%) Microservices
20 24 (15.29%) Oracle Database
20 24 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
20 24 (15.29%) GitHub
20 24 (15.29%) HBase
20 24 (15.29%) Middleware

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 29 (18.47%) Apache
2 20 (12.74%) GemFire
3 18 (11.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (9.55%) Apache Spark
5 11 (7.01%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.46%) Confluence
7 6 (3.82%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.82%) JBoss
8 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.91%) nginx
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Simulink
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.27%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.56%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.29%) GitHub
3 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.64%) PaaS
5 7 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.46%) Office 365
6 4 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.55%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.55%) Serverless
7 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.91%) SaaS
8 2 (1.27%) CloudBees
8 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.64%) Google Play
9 1 (0.64%) IaaS
9 1 (0.64%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) SAN
1 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.46%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (3.18%) DNS
4 3 (1.91%) DHCP
4 3 (1.91%) Internet
4 3 (1.91%) SSH
5 2 (1.27%) 4G
5 2 (1.27%) 5G
5 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.27%) ICMP
5 2 (1.27%) RS-232
5 2 (1.27%) SNMP
6 1 (0.64%) Broadband
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
6 1 (0.64%) LTE
6 1 (0.64%) SMS
6 1 (0.64%) UMTS
6 1 (0.64%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) Relational Database
2 24 (15.29%) HBase
2 24 (15.29%) Oracle Database
3 21 (13.38%) RDBMS
4 20 (12.74%) Hadoop
5 17 (10.83%) Big Data
6 16 (10.19%) Apache Hive
6 16 (10.19%) DB2
7 11 (7.01%) SQLPlus
8 10 (6.37%) MySQL
8 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.73%) Parquet
10 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
11 7 (4.46%) DB2 UDB
11 7 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (3.82%) Power BI
13 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
14 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 64 (40.76%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.11%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.92%) Gradle
4 19 (12.10%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.92%) JUnit
6 12 (7.64%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.64%) IntelliJ
7 10 (6.37%) Artifactory
7 10 (6.37%) Mockito
8 9 (5.73%) JIRA
8 9 (5.73%) ProC
9 7 (4.46%) Subversion
10 6 (3.82%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.18%) RhodeCode
12 4 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.91%) Phabricator
13 3 (1.91%) Selenium
13 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (26.75%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.82%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.18%) Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (27.39%) Developer
2 26 (16.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (15.92%) Administrator
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (6.37%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) DBA
6 9 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.10%) Big Data Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Integration Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Java Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.10%) Systems Developer
7 8 (5.10%) UI Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL Developer
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.38%) Spring
2 31 (19.75%) RESTful
3 27 (17.20%) Kafka
4 24 (15.29%) Middleware
4 24 (15.29%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (14.65%) HTML
6 22 (14.01%) JSON
7 21 (13.38%) REST
8 15 (9.55%) Web Services
9 11 (7.01%) JPA
9 11 (7.01%) Spring Boot
10 10 (6.37%) Ajax
10 10 (6.37%) Gherkin
10 10 (6.37%) Hibernate
10 10 (6.37%) jQuery
10 10 (6.37%) Spring Cloud
11 9 (5.73%) Apache Avro
11 9 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.10%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (5.10%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.29%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (14.01%) Virtual Team
3 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.18%) HACMP
7 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.91%) Fintech
8 3 (1.91%) PKI
9 2 (1.27%) CMDB
9 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.27%) Replication
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 102 (64.97%) Linux
2 92 (58.60%) Unix
3 28 (17.83%) Windows
4 21 (13.38%) AIX
5 20 (12.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (12.10%) Solaris
7 17 (10.83%) CentOS
8 11 (7.01%) Windows Server
9 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.55%) HPUX
11 3 (1.91%) Debian
11 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.64%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.93%) Scrum
2 36 (22.93%) TDD
3 35 (22.29%) DevOps
4 28 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (15.92%) Microservices
6 22 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.01%) Migration
7 20 (12.74%) Configuration Management
7 20 (12.74%) SDLC
7 20 (12.74%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 18 (11.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 18 (11.46%) Validation
10 16 (10.19%) Benchmarking
10 16 (10.19%) OO
11 15 (9.55%) OOP
12 14 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (8.28%) BDD
13 13 (8.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.30%) SQL
2 45 (28.66%) Java
3 32 (20.38%) PL/SQL
4 26 (16.56%) Python
5 17 (10.83%) Korn
6 16 (10.19%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.92%) Perl
8 12 (7.64%) C
8 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.37%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.37%) Java 8
10 9 (5.73%) Ruby
11 7 (4.46%) AWK
11 7 (4.46%) Bourne shell
11 7 (4.46%) Groovy
12 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.55%) Scala
14 3 (1.91%) HiveQL
14 3 (1.91%) PHP
15 2 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 38 (24.20%) Degree
2 10 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) OCA
4 6 (3.82%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.55%) OCP
5 4 (2.55%) RHCE
5 4 (2.55%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.27%) MCITP
6 2 (1.27%) MCP
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.46%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) GDPR
3 4 (2.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.27%) GCP
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (14.01%) HDFS
2 21 (13.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (8.28%) Docker
4 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.46%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.64%) iptables
9 1 (0.64%) NFS
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (13.38%) Ansible
2 17 (10.83%) Terraform
3 11 (7.01%) Puppet
4 9 (5.73%) Hadoop YARN
4 9 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (4.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (4.46%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle ZFS
6 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (3.82%) Netcool
8 5 (3.18%) Kibana
9 4 (2.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (2.55%) Packer
9 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 56 (35.67%) Oracle
2 22 (14.01%) Red Hat
3 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.55%) VMware
5 13 (8.28%) IBM
6 8 (5.10%) EMC
6 8 (5.10%) HP
6 8 (5.10%) Sun
6 8 (5.10%) Veritas
7 7 (4.46%) Brocade
7 7 (4.46%) Centrify
7 7 (4.46%) Remedy
7 7 (4.46%) StorageTek
8 6 (3.82%) Cognos
8 6 (3.82%) Lotus
9 5 (3.18%) BMC
9 5 (3.18%) SAP
10 4 (2.55%) Tableau
11 3 (1.91%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.91%) Talend