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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 142 144
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 110 136 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 1.45% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 4.27% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +21.37%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2662 3182 3290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.61% 33.84% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1578 2104 1905
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 120 119
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 39 £443 +10.62% 5
Surrey +1 29 £366 -13.88% 7
Berkshire +16 16 £375 -6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £413 +15.78% 1
West Sussex +4 5 £400 -38.46%
Kent -4 2 £525 +61.53%
Thames Valley - 2 £623 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 143 (79.44%) Linux
2 92 (51.11%) Unix
3 77 (42.78%) Oracle
4 68 (37.78%) SQL
5 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (30.56%) Red Hat
7 51 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (27.78%) PL/SQL
9 49 (27.22%) JavaScript
9 49 (27.22%) Oracle Database
10 45 (25.00%) HTML
11 42 (23.33%) Finance
12 41 (22.78%) Java
12 41 (22.78%) AIX
12 41 (22.78%) Security Cleared
13 40 (22.22%) jQuery
13 40 (22.22%) IBM
14 38 (21.11%) SC Cleared
15 37 (20.56%) WebSphere
15 37 (20.56%) Bash Shell
16 32 (17.78%) Tomcat
17 29 (16.11%) Solaris
17 29 (16.11%) Configuration Management
18 28 (15.56%) SAN
18 28 (15.56%) JBoss
19 27 (15.00%) Scrum
19 27 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (15.00%) SDLC
20 26 (14.44%) VMware
20 26 (14.44%) Windows

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 37 (20.56%) WebSphere
2 32 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 28 (15.56%) JBoss
4 21 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (10.56%) Apache Geronimo
5 19 (10.56%) Apache TomEE
6 17 (9.44%) Apache
7 12 (6.67%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.33%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.67%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.67%) GemFire
10 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.11%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Office
2 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.67%) Fredhopper
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Exstream
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) GitHub
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.22%) PaaS
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) SAN
2 10 (5.56%) SSL
3 7 (3.89%) Firewall
4 6 (3.33%) Kerberos
4 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.78%) FTP
5 5 (2.78%) LDAP
5 5 (2.78%) SSH
6 4 (2.22%) IPsec
6 4 (2.22%) LAN
6 4 (2.22%) Network Security
6 4 (2.22%) WAN
7 3 (1.67%) X.500
8 2 (1.11%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.11%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (1.11%) DNS
8 2 (1.11%) DVB
8 2 (1.11%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (1.11%) Telnet
8 2 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.22%) Oracle Database
2 25 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 24 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 24 (13.33%) SQLPlus
4 18 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.89%) Big Data
9 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.33%) DB2
10 6 (3.33%) HBase
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.78%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.78%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.78%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.89%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.89%) JUnit
6 6 (3.33%) JIRA
7 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.78%) Gradle
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.22%) Mockito
9 3 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.67%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.67%) git-flow
9 3 (1.67%) ProC
9 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.67%) Toad
10 2 (1.11%) Ant
10 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.11%) GitLab
General
1 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.11%) Law
4 8 (4.44%) Banking
4 8 (4.44%) Electronics
4 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.11%) Billing
6 2 (1.11%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (38.89%) Developer
2 43 (23.89%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (13.89%) PL/SQL Developer
3 25 (13.89%) SQL Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Administrator
5 11 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Consultant
6 10 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
8 7 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) HTML Developer
9 6 (3.33%) DBA
9 6 (3.33%) Integration Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.33%) Systems Developer
9 6 (3.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.00%) HTML
2 40 (22.22%) jQuery
3 21 (11.67%) Ajax
3 21 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (11.11%) CSS
5 19 (10.56%) REST
6 18 (10.00%) HTML5
6 18 (10.00%) Spring
7 17 (9.44%) IBM Integration Bus
8 15 (8.33%) JSON
8 15 (8.33%) Middleware
9 12 (6.67%) J2EE
10 10 (5.56%) Spring Boot
11 9 (5.00%) Web Services
11 9 (5.00%) XML
12 8 (4.44%) Node.js
12 8 (4.44%) RESTful
13 7 (3.89%) Kafka
13 7 (3.89%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (3.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (6.67%) EMC VNX
2 12 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.44%) Clustering
3 8 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.22%) PKI
6 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.11%) STB
7 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (79.44%) Linux
2 92 (51.11%) Unix
3 51 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (22.78%) AIX
5 29 (16.11%) Solaris
6 26 (14.44%) Windows
7 10 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (3.33%) SUSE
8 6 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.22%) CentOS
9 4 (2.22%) HPUX
9 4 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.11%) Configuration Management
3 27 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (15.00%) Scrum
3 27 (15.00%) SDLC
4 23 (12.78%) Open Source
5 21 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (11.11%) Analytics
7 18 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 15 (8.33%) DevOps
9 14 (7.78%) TDD
10 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.11%) Migration
12 10 (5.56%) Service Design
13 8 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (4.44%) ITIL
13 8 (4.44%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.78%) SQL
2 50 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 49 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 41 (22.78%) Java
5 37 (20.56%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.00%) Perl
7 14 (7.78%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.22%) Python
9 11 (6.11%) Korn
10 5 (2.78%) C
10 5 (2.78%) Ruby
11 3 (1.67%) C++
11 3 (1.67%) Groovy
11 3 (1.67%) PHP
12 2 (1.11%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.44%) Degree
4 6 (3.33%) RHCE
5 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.22%) CCIE
6 4 (2.22%) CISSP
6 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.22%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.56%) RHCA
7 1 (0.56%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) Docker
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.22%) HDFS
4 4 (2.22%) Samba
4 4 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.11%) GFS2
5 2 (1.11%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.56%) iptables
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (4.44%) Ansible
2 8 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.44%) Puppet
3 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (2.78%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.22%) vRealize
6 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.11%) MOM
7 2 (1.11%) Oozie
7 2 (1.11%) SCCM
7 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.56%) Piwik
8 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (42.78%) Oracle
2 55 (30.56%) Red Hat
3 40 (22.22%) IBM
4 26 (14.44%) VMware
5 18 (10.00%) Cisco
6 13 (7.22%) SAP
7 12 (6.67%) EMC
7 12 (6.67%) NetApp
8 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (4.44%) HP
10 5 (2.78%) Sun
11 4 (2.22%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.22%) Splunk
11 4 (2.22%) Veritas
12 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.11%) Cloudera
13 2 (1.11%) Informatica
14 1 (0.56%) Juniper
14 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
14 1 (0.56%) Software AG
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