Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 189 163
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 0
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 147 195 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.18% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 3.09% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 122
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £338 £346
90th Percentile £626 £538 £543
England median daily rate £500 £463 £460
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South East median hourly rate - £43.75 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.69% -19.09%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.33% +5.63%

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 5,483 6,320 5,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.14% 38.37% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,438 3,812 3,227
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £482 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.37% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 188 162
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £23.49 £18.93 £16.55
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.88 £62.42
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.61% +0.61% +7.14%

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 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +23 58 £430 -1.71% 4
Hampshire -20 53 £438 +2.94% 2
Berkshire +10 36 £406 +1.56% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 18 £500 +8.11% 1
Surrey 0 11 £588 +30.56%
Kent -8 9 £500 -
East Sussex -9 7 - -
West Sussex +3 5 £406 +6.21%
Oxfordshire +26 4 £430 -9.47% 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 91 (61.90%) Unix
2 80 (54.42%) SQL
2 80 (54.42%) Oracle
3 75 (51.02%) Linux
4 67 (45.58%) PL/SQL
5 56 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (31.97%) Java
7 45 (30.61%) Oracle Database
8 44 (29.93%) Middleware
9 41 (27.89%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (25.85%) Jenkins
11 36 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (23.13%) AIX
12 34 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
14 30 (20.41%) Relational Database
14 30 (20.41%) Finance
15 28 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
15 28 (19.05%) Apache
16 27 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (18.37%) IBM
17 26 (17.69%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (17.01%) JSON
18 25 (17.01%) TDD
18 25 (17.01%) Python
18 25 (17.01%) Windows
19 24 (16.33%) Big Data
19 24 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
20 23 (15.65%) Oracle RMAN
20 23 (15.65%) Oracle RAC

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 28 (19.05%) Apache
2 13 (8.84%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.48%) nginx
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.04%) CICS
6 3 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.04%) iPlanet
6 3 (2.04%) SAS
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.36%) Confluence
7 2 (1.36%) GemFire
7 2 (1.36%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (6.80%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.72%) CSG Singleview
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.93%) GitHub
2 10 (6.80%) IBM Blueworks
3 8 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.44%) Apigee
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.40%) IaaS
5 5 (3.40%) Office 365
5 5 (3.40%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.72%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.72%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.72%) Serverless
7 3 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.04%) PaaS
7 3 (2.04%) ShareGate
8 2 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) SSL
2 7 (4.76%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.08%) Firewall
4 4 (2.72%) DSL
5 3 (2.04%) DHCP
5 3 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (1.36%) DMZ
6 2 (1.36%) Internet
6 2 (1.36%) Junos
6 2 (1.36%) SNMP
6 2 (1.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.68%) 5G
7 1 (0.68%) IPsec
7 1 (0.68%) NAS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
7 1 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.61%) Oracle Database
2 30 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 28 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 26 (17.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (16.33%) Big Data
6 22 (14.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (14.97%) RDBMS
7 21 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 21 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 17 (11.56%) HBase
8 17 (11.56%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (11.56%) Parquet
9 12 (8.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
11 5 (3.40%) DB2
11 5 (3.40%) Power BI
12 3 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (25.85%) Jenkins
2 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.56%) Gradle
4 14 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.80%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (5.44%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (5.44%) Toad
7 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.72%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.04%) JIRA
9 3 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.36%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.36%) Maven
10 2 (1.36%) Phabricator
10 2 (1.36%) ProC
10 2 (1.36%) Protractor
10 2 (1.36%) Selenium
10 2 (1.36%) Subversion
11 1 (0.68%) PVCS
11 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (20.41%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.48%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (36.73%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) DBA
3 21 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.56%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Administrator
7 13 (8.84%) Analyst
7 13 (8.84%) Hadoop Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Big Data Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (6.12%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.93%) Middleware
2 25 (17.01%) JSON
3 23 (15.65%) Spring
4 21 (14.29%) Kafka
5 19 (12.93%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (11.56%) Apache Avro
7 16 (10.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (10.20%) XML
9 14 (9.52%) J2EE
9 14 (9.52%) REST
10 10 (6.80%) Swagger
10 10 (6.80%) TIBCO EMS
10 10 (6.80%) XSD
10 10 (6.80%) XSL
11 4 (2.72%) LDAP
11 4 (2.72%) RESTful
11 4 (2.72%) Spring Integration
11 4 (2.72%) Web Services
12 3 (2.04%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.04%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (12.24%) Virtual Team
3 14 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) Clustering
4 6 (4.08%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.04%) Tandem
8 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.36%) HACMP
8 2 (1.36%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.68%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) LPAR
9 1 (0.68%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 91 (61.90%) Unix
2 75 (51.02%) Linux
3 34 (23.13%) AIX
4 25 (17.01%) Windows
5 16 (10.88%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.36%) Solaris
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.89%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (17.01%) TDD
7 20 (13.61%) BDD
7 20 (13.61%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.93%) Migration
9 18 (12.24%) Benchmarking
10 16 (10.88%) CRM
10 16 (10.88%) DevOps
10 16 (10.88%) Load Balancing
11 14 (9.52%) Strategic Management
12 13 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (8.84%) Scrum
13 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
13 12 (8.16%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.48%) SDLC
14 11 (7.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) SQL
2 67 (45.58%) PL/SQL
3 47 (31.97%) Java
4 25 (17.01%) Python
5 11 (7.48%) Perl
6 10 (6.80%) XPath
6 10 (6.80%) XQuery
7 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.08%) C
8 6 (4.08%) Groovy
8 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.08%) PHP
9 5 (3.40%) Java 8
10 3 (2.04%) Korn
10 3 (2.04%) Scala
11 2 (1.36%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) C#
12 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.88%) DV Cleared
3 14 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.16%) Degree
5 7 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.04%) OCP
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.65%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (12.24%) HDFS
3 17 (11.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (6.80%) Docker
5 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
7 1 (0.68%) Snort
7 1 (0.68%) Squid
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (11.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (10.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (7.48%) Ansible
6 7 (4.76%) Data Guard
6 7 (4.76%) Puppet
7 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.72%) Terraform
8 3 (2.04%) Control-M
8 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.68%) Kibana
10 1 (0.68%) Packer
10 1 (0.68%) SCCM
10 1 (0.68%) Webmin
Vendors
1 80 (54.42%) Oracle
2 27 (18.37%) IBM
3 15 (10.20%) Informatica
3 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.84%) TIBCO
5 10 (6.80%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.76%) Tableau
8 3 (2.04%) Sun
9 2 (1.36%) Serena
10 1 (0.68%) Cadence
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix
10 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.68%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.68%) VMware