Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 163 111
Rank change year-on-year -14 -52 +86
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 229 240 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.44% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 4.09% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 101 206
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £518
England median daily rate £464 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.12% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +42.22% +108.33%
10th Percentile £35.73 £27.60 £26.56
90th Percentile £45.58 £55.00 £35.94
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 5934 5866 6680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 35.28% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3581 4148
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -20 107 £400 -20.00% 8
Hampshire -3 60 £400 - 4
Surrey +11 53 £475 +11.76% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 50 £380 +1.33%
Berkshire -44 49 £388 -22.50% 6
Oxfordshire +14 8 £475 +46.15% 2
West Sussex -11 6 £413 -7.30%
Kent -14 2 £340 +4.62% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex +6 1 £275 -45.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 £300 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 158 (69.00%) Linux
2 125 (54.59%) Unix
3 124 (54.15%) Oracle
4 99 (43.23%) SQL
5 56 (24.45%) Performance Tuning
6 51 (22.27%) Red Hat
7 49 (21.40%) Finance
7 49 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (20.52%) Java
8 47 (20.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (19.65%) AIX
10 41 (17.90%) Windows
11 40 (17.47%) PL/SQL
11 40 (17.47%) Korn
11 40 (17.47%) Jenkins
12 39 (17.03%) Git (software)
13 38 (16.59%) Docker
14 37 (16.16%) Perl
14 37 (16.16%) Apache
15 36 (15.72%) Python
15 36 (15.72%) Solaris
15 36 (15.72%) Degree
16 32 (13.97%) Ansible
16 32 (13.97%) Oracle Database
17 30 (13.10%) Performance Monitoring
17 30 (13.10%) DevOps
17 30 (13.10%) DB2
18 29 (12.66%) MySQL
19 28 (12.23%) IBM
20 27 (11.79%) SAN

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 (16.16%) Apache
2 26 (11.35%) WebSphere
3 23 (10.04%) Tomcat
4 19 (8.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (6.55%) Apache Spark
6 13 (5.68%) GemFire
7 9 (3.93%) nginx
8 8 (3.49%) JBoss
8 8 (3.49%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.18%) CMS
10 5 (2.18%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.31%) Confluence
11 3 (1.31%) Mongoose
12 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.87%) Drupal
12 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.87%) Liferay
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.87%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.86%) GitHub
3 15 (6.55%) PaaS
4 9 (3.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.06%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.18%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.18%) Serverless
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.79%) SAN
2 14 (6.11%) Firewall
2 14 (6.11%) LDAP
3 9 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.62%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (2.18%) DNS
5 5 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.75%) HTTP
6 4 (1.75%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) SS7
7 3 (1.31%) INAP
7 3 (1.31%) SNMP
7 3 (1.31%) SSH
7 3 (1.31%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.87%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.87%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.87%) FTP
8 2 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.87%) SSL
8 2 (0.87%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.97%) Oracle Database
2 30 (13.10%) DB2
3 29 (12.66%) MySQL
4 25 (10.92%) MongoDB
4 25 (10.92%) SQL Server
5 21 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (8.73%) DB2 UDB
6 20 (8.73%) Hadoop
6 20 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (7.86%) Big Data
7 18 (7.86%) HBase
8 16 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (6.99%) Relational Database
9 15 (6.55%) Apache Hive
10 14 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (6.11%) RDBMS
11 13 (5.68%) OLTP
12 12 (5.24%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
13 11 (4.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 40 (17.47%) Jenkins
2 39 (17.03%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.17%) Gradle
4 13 (5.68%) IntelliJ
4 13 (5.68%) JUnit
4 13 (5.68%) Subversion
5 12 (5.24%) ProC
6 10 (4.37%) Artifactory
7 9 (3.93%) Maven
8 8 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.75%) JIRA
9 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.87%) GitLab
12 1 (0.44%) JConsole
12 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.44%) VisualVM
General
1 49 (21.40%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.06%) Banking
4 6 (2.62%) Publishing
5 4 (1.75%) International Banking
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Avionics
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (31.88%) Developer
2 50 (21.83%) Administrator
3 30 (13.10%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (9.17%) DBA
4 21 (9.17%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (7.86%) PL/SQL Developer
5 18 (7.86%) SQL Developer
6 16 (6.99%) Architect
6 16 (6.99%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) Big Data Developer
8 14 (6.11%) Consultant
9 12 (5.24%) AIX Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) AIX Administrator
10 11 (4.80%) AIX Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.37%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.37%) Unix Administrator
12 8 (3.49%) DB2 DBA
12 8 (3.49%) Oracle DBA
13 7 (3.06%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.35%) Middleware
2 25 (10.92%) Spring
3 24 (10.48%) HTML
3 24 (10.48%) J2EE
4 23 (10.04%) RESTful
5 20 (8.73%) JSON
5 20 (8.73%) Kafka
6 17 (7.42%) Web Services
6 17 (7.42%) YAML
7 16 (6.99%) Node.js
8 15 (6.55%) jQuery
9 14 (6.11%) XML
10 13 (5.68%) Apache Camel
10 13 (5.68%) Spark Streaming
10 13 (5.68%) Spring Boot
10 13 (5.68%) Spring Integration
11 12 (5.24%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.80%) CSS
12 11 (4.80%) REST
13 10 (4.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (7.86%) Virtual Team
3 15 (6.55%) Replication
4 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.06%) Clustering
5 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) AS400
6 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.75%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.31%) New Media
8 3 (1.31%) PKI
9 2 (0.87%) LPAR
9 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.87%) Online Games
9 2 (0.87%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.44%) DataPower
10 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 158 (69.00%) Linux
2 125 (54.59%) Unix
3 47 (20.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (19.65%) AIX
5 41 (17.90%) Windows
6 36 (15.72%) Solaris
7 8 (3.49%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.18%) CentOS
9 3 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.87%) SUSE
10 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.87%) VME
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.45%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (13.10%) DevOps
3 30 (13.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 27 (11.79%) ETL
5 23 (10.04%) TDD
6 22 (9.61%) Task Automation
7 21 (9.17%) Validation
8 20 (8.73%) Benchmarking
8 20 (8.73%) Configuration Management
9 19 (8.30%) Unit Testing
10 18 (7.86%) Scrum
10 18 (7.86%) System Testing
11 17 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.55%) MapReduce
13 14 (6.11%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.68%) User Stories
15 12 (5.24%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (43.23%) SQL
2 47 (20.52%) Java
3 40 (17.47%) Korn
3 40 (17.47%) PL/SQL
4 37 (16.16%) Perl
5 36 (15.72%) Python
6 25 (10.92%) Bash Shell
6 25 (10.92%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.99%) C
8 13 (5.68%) Ruby
9 9 (3.93%) AWK
10 8 (3.49%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.62%) PHP
12 5 (2.18%) C++
13 4 (1.75%) C#
13 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.75%) sed
14 3 (1.31%) ES6
15 2 (0.87%) COBOL
15 2 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 36 (15.72%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) OCA
4 5 (2.18%) OCP
4 5 (2.18%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.18%) RHCE
4 5 (2.18%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.44%) CCNP
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.35%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.59%) Docker
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle Clusterware
3 18 (7.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (7.86%) HDFS
4 10 (4.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.18%) GlusterFS
5 5 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.87%) KVM
7 2 (0.87%) Samba
7 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.87%) Xen
7 2 (0.87%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) iptables
8 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.44%) Squid
8 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (13.97%) Ansible
2 22 (9.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.24%) Tivoli
4 11 (4.80%) Terraform
5 9 (3.93%) Puppet
6 7 (3.06%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (3.06%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.62%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (2.18%) Packer
8 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (2.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.18%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.75%) Control-M
9 4 (1.75%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (1.75%) Nagios
9 4 (1.75%) SCCM
9 4 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (54.15%) Oracle
2 51 (22.27%) Red Hat
3 28 (12.23%) IBM
4 14 (6.11%) Remedy
5 13 (5.68%) BMC
6 12 (5.24%) VMware
7 11 (4.80%) Sun
8 10 (4.37%) EMC
9 9 (3.93%) HP
9 9 (3.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.93%) SAP
10 7 (3.06%) Brocade
10 7 (3.06%) Veritas
11 5 (2.18%) StorageTek
12 4 (1.75%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.75%) Cisco
12 4 (1.75%) Netezza
12 4 (1.75%) Splunk
13 2 (0.87%) Cloudera
13 2 (0.87%) FairCom