Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 171 175
Rank change year-on-year -47 +4 -47
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 179 237 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.40% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 3.96% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 135 89
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £324 £318
90th Percentile £575 £556 £500
England median daily rate £500 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.78% +5.35%
10th Percentile £43.00 £35.50 £26.68
90th Percentile £62.00 £39.50 £43.23
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

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 6,935 5,985 5,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.25% 35.39% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,467 3,709 3,439
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 163 211
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £24.08 £16.89 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £51.20 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +5.24% +0.63% +6.00%

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 19 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 December 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 -35 62 £425 +6.25% 6
Thames Valley -35 41 £450 +16.13% 8
Surrey -42 36 £500 +5.26% 4
Berkshire -25 23 £488 +30.00% 5
West Sussex +2 20 £418 +1.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 12 £400 +5.26% 1
East Sussex -5 11 £325 - 1
Kent +15 8 £550 +61.76%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £475 +2.70% 2
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (56.98%) Unix
2 99 (55.31%) Linux
3 59 (32.96%) Windows
4 56 (31.28%) SQL
5 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (27.37%) Degree
6 49 (27.37%) Oracle
7 42 (23.46%) Big Data
8 41 (22.91%) Microsoft
9 40 (22.35%) Jenkins
10 39 (21.79%) Git (software)
11 38 (21.23%) Java
11 38 (21.23%) PL/SQL
11 38 (21.23%) Hadoop
12 36 (20.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (19.55%) Unit Testing
13 35 (19.55%) JSON
14 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
15 32 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (17.88%) Finance
15 32 (17.88%) Apache
16 31 (17.32%) Middleware
16 31 (17.32%) Spring
16 31 (17.32%) Linux Command Line
17 30 (16.76%) Kafka
17 30 (16.76%) TDD
17 30 (16.76%) Active Directory
18 29 (16.20%) Virtual Team
19 28 (15.64%) HDFS
19 28 (15.64%) GitHub

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 32 (17.88%) Apache
2 9 (5.03%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.79%) Confluence
4 4 (2.23%) GemFire
5 3 (1.68%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) CICS
6 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.64%) GitHub
2 23 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (10.61%) Office 365
4 18 (10.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.23%) PaaS
7 3 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) DNS
2 5 (2.79%) DHCP
3 4 (2.23%) Broadband
3 4 (2.23%) FTP
3 4 (2.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.68%) SSH
5 2 (1.12%) Firewall
5 2 (1.12%) GPRS
5 2 (1.12%) GSM
5 2 (1.12%) ICMP
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (1.12%) SNMP
5 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.46%) Big Data
2 38 (21.23%) Hadoop
3 26 (14.53%) HBase
4 24 (13.41%) Parquet
5 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
5 18 (10.06%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.47%) DB2
10 8 (4.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (3.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (3.91%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.35%) Apache Hive
12 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.79%) MySQL
14 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 39 (21.79%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.53%) Gradle
4 11 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (4.47%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.91%) JIRA
6 7 (3.91%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (3.91%) Toad
7 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.23%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.23%) JUnit
7 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.68%) ProC
8 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.12%) Selenium
9 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.56%) git-flow
10 1 (0.56%) Phabricator
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Retail
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Avionics
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (32.40%) Developer
2 39 (21.79%) Administrator
3 20 (11.17%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.61%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Analyst
6 15 (8.38%) Architect
6 15 (8.38%) Office 365 Administrator
7 14 (7.82%) DBA
8 12 (6.70%) Hadoop Developer
8 12 (6.70%) Oracle Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.15%) Sybase DBA
10 8 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.91%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.55%) JSON
2 31 (17.32%) Middleware
2 31 (17.32%) Spring
3 30 (16.76%) Kafka
4 28 (15.64%) REST
5 26 (14.53%) RabbitMQ
6 24 (13.41%) Apache Avro
6 24 (13.41%) J2EE
7 9 (5.03%) HTML
8 8 (4.47%) RESTful
9 7 (3.91%) jQuery
10 6 (3.35%) CSS
10 6 (3.35%) SOAP
10 6 (3.35%) XML
11 5 (2.79%) .NET
12 4 (2.23%) LAMP
12 4 (2.23%) LDAP
13 3 (1.68%) Ajax
13 3 (1.68%) Java EE
13 3 (1.68%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.32%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (16.20%) Virtual Team
3 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.79%) HACMP
5 5 (2.79%) PKI
6 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.23%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.68%) CMDB
7 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.68%) Social Media
8 2 (1.12%) Fintech
8 2 (1.12%) IPTV
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (56.98%) Unix
2 99 (55.31%) Linux
3 59 (32.96%) Windows
4 36 (20.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (13.97%) CentOS
6 18 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (8.38%) AIX
8 9 (5.03%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.35%) Solaris
10 3 (1.68%) HPUX
11 2 (1.12%) Debian
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.55%) Unit Testing
3 32 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (16.76%) TDD
5 27 (15.08%) BDD
6 25 (13.97%) Benchmarking
7 24 (13.41%) Configuration Management
8 23 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (11.73%) System Testing
10 19 (10.61%) Identity Management
11 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (7.82%) Migration
13 13 (7.26%) Scrum
14 12 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.70%) Runbook
15 11 (6.15%) ERP
15 11 (6.15%) OO
16 10 (5.59%) DevOps
16 10 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.28%) SQL
2 38 (21.23%) Java
2 38 (21.23%) PL/SQL
3 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
4 19 (10.61%) Python
5 18 (10.06%) Perl
6 15 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.91%) PHP
10 6 (3.35%) C++
10 6 (3.35%) Ruby
11 5 (2.79%) C
12 4 (2.23%) Korn
13 3 (1.68%) Groovy
14 2 (1.12%) Java 8
14 2 (1.12%) R
15 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.56%) C-shell
15 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (27.37%) Degree
2 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) OCA
5 1 (0.56%) OCP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) RHCE
5 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.12%) GDPR
4 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (16.76%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.64%) HDFS
3 26 (14.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (3.91%) Docker
5 5 (2.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.56%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.56%) Samba
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Hadoop YARN
1 24 (13.41%) Puppet
2 18 (10.06%) Ansible
2 18 (10.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (4.47%) Packer
4 6 (3.35%) Netcool
5 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (2.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.68%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.12%) Icinga
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.12%) Rancher
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.12%) Terraform
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (27.37%) Oracle
2 41 (22.91%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.53%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.15%) Sybase
5 8 (4.47%) BMC
5 8 (4.47%) IBM
5 8 (4.47%) Remedy
6 7 (3.91%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.91%) VMware
7 5 (2.79%) Thales
8 3 (1.68%) Cisco
8 3 (1.68%) Cognos
8 3 (1.68%) JDA
9 2 (1.12%) Centrify
9 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.12%) Lotus
9 2 (1.12%) Serena
9 2 (1.12%) Siebel
9 2 (1.12%) Sun
9 2 (1.12%) Veritas