Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 189 136
Rank change year-on-year +17 -53 +41
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 228 179 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.16% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 3.46% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 97 176
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +3.56% +6.55%
10th Percentile £308 £350 £263
90th Percentile £531 £500 £494
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £26.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.23% -24.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36.63 £25.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £39.88 £27.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 6,022 5,178 6,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.23% 33.54% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,676 3,139 3,933
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 185 263
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19.60 £15.00 £14.79
90th Percentile £51.18 £53.25 £54.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Thames Valley +14 93 £394 -7.35% 10
Hampshire +2 72 £400 -3.32% 3
Berkshire -9 47 £375 -11.76% 5
Surrey -5 41 £425 +16.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 38 £400 +23.08% 3
Kent +2 16 £340 -
Oxfordshire -6 8 £428 +0.59% 2
East Sussex - 6 £500 - 1
Middlesex +4 2 - - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £525 +23.53% 2
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 155 (67.98%) Linux
2 136 (59.65%) Unix
3 102 (44.74%) Oracle
4 89 (39.04%) SQL
5 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (29.39%) Java
6 67 (29.39%) Jenkins
7 54 (23.68%) Git (software)
8 44 (19.30%) TDD
9 43 (18.86%) Spring
9 43 (18.86%) PL/SQL
9 43 (18.86%) Apache
10 42 (18.42%) Windows
11 40 (17.54%) Red Hat
11 40 (17.54%) Middleware
11 40 (17.54%) Gradle
12 39 (17.11%) Oracle Database
12 39 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (16.67%) Degree
14 37 (16.23%) JSON
15 36 (15.79%) REST
16 35 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 35 (15.35%) Linux Command Line
17 34 (14.91%) Virtual Team
17 34 (14.91%) GitHub
17 34 (14.91%) Performance Tuning
18 33 (14.47%) Benchmarking
18 33 (14.47%) HDFS
18 33 (14.47%) Kafka
18 33 (14.47%) HBase

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 43 (18.86%) Apache
2 21 (9.21%) WebSphere
3 19 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 18 (7.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (6.14%) Apache Spark
6 13 (5.70%) JBoss
7 10 (4.39%) GemFire
8 8 (3.51%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.07%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.75%) CMS
10 4 (1.75%) Mongoose
10 4 (1.75%) nginx
11 3 (1.32%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.88%) IIS
12 2 (0.88%) TPMS
13 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.91%) GitHub
2 28 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.46%) PaaS
4 14 (6.14%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.63%) SaaS
6 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.75%) IaaS
8 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.46%) SAN
2 15 (6.58%) Firewall
3 13 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.07%) Internet
5 5 (2.19%) 3GPP
5 5 (2.19%) DNS
6 4 (1.75%) HTTP
6 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.32%) SSH
7 3 (1.32%) SSL
8 2 (0.88%) FTP
8 2 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.88%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (0.88%) SNMP
8 2 (0.88%) Telnet
9 1 (0.44%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.44%) Junos
9 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.44%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.11%) Oracle Database
2 33 (14.47%) Hadoop
2 33 (14.47%) HBase
3 31 (13.60%) Big Data
4 25 (10.96%) Parquet
5 23 (10.09%) Relational Database
6 17 (7.46%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.26%) OLTP
7 12 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.26%) SQLPlus
8 11 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (4.39%) MySQL
10 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.95%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.51%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (3.07%) Data Mart
12 7 (3.07%) DB2
12 7 (3.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (29.39%) Jenkins
2 54 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 40 (17.54%) Gradle
4 16 (7.02%) Subversion
5 12 (5.26%) Maven
6 11 (4.82%) JUnit
7 8 (3.51%) Artifactory
7 8 (3.51%) IntelliJ
7 8 (3.51%) ProC
8 7 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.19%) Ant
9 5 (2.19%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.75%) Mockito
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.32%) JIRA
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 25 (10.96%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Publishing
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Billing
5 2 (0.88%) International Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (36.40%) Developer
2 34 (14.91%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.84%) Big Data Developer
4 23 (10.09%) Administrator
4 23 (10.09%) DBA
4 23 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
5 18 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 17 (7.46%) Architect
6 17 (7.46%) PL/SQL Developer
6 17 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (7.02%) Consultant
8 10 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) Analyst
10 8 (3.51%) Java Architect
10 8 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.51%) Systems Developer
11 7 (3.07%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.86%) Spring
2 40 (17.54%) Middleware
3 37 (16.23%) JSON
4 36 (15.79%) REST
5 33 (14.47%) Kafka
6 31 (13.60%) J2EE
7 28 (12.28%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (10.96%) Apache Avro
9 20 (8.77%) HTML
10 18 (7.89%) Node.js
10 18 (7.89%) RESTful
11 17 (7.46%) jQuery
12 15 (6.58%) Web Services
13 12 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 12 (5.26%) Spring Boot
14 9 (3.95%) Spring Integration
15 8 (3.51%) Apache Camel
15 8 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 8 (3.51%) Spark Streaming
16 7 (3.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.35%) Linux Command Line
2 34 (14.91%) Virtual Team
3 13 (5.70%) Replication
4 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.19%) AS400
5 5 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.75%) New Media
6 4 (1.75%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.75%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.32%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) LPAR
8 2 (0.88%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Fintech
9 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 155 (67.98%) Linux
2 136 (59.65%) Unix
3 42 (18.42%) Windows
4 35 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (12.72%) AIX
6 23 (10.09%) Solaris
7 17 (7.46%) Windows Server
8 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.88%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.88%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.30%) TDD
3 39 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (14.91%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (14.47%) Benchmarking
6 29 (12.72%) Unit Testing
7 28 (12.28%) Scrum
7 28 (12.28%) System Testing
8 27 (11.84%) DevOps
9 24 (10.53%) ETL
10 18 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (7.46%) BDD
12 14 (6.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (6.14%) SDLC
12 14 (6.14%) Validation
13 12 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.82%) Microservices
15 10 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.04%) SQL
2 67 (29.39%) Java
3 43 (18.86%) PL/SQL
4 32 (14.04%) Perl
5 27 (11.84%) Korn
6 26 (11.40%) Python
7 23 (10.09%) JavaScript
8 20 (8.77%) Bash Shell
9 17 (7.46%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.82%) C
11 8 (3.51%) C#
12 6 (2.63%) C++
13 5 (2.19%) Bourne shell
13 5 (2.19%) Ruby
14 4 (1.75%) AWK
14 4 (1.75%) ES6
14 4 (1.75%) sed
15 3 (1.32%) PHP
16 2 (0.88%) COBOL
16 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (16.67%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) MCSE
2 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.58%) MCITP
3 15 (6.58%) MCP
3 15 (6.58%) MCSA
4 14 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) OCP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.65%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (14.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 33 (14.47%) HDFS
2 24 (10.53%) Docker
3 17 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.26%) Oracle Clusterware
5 7 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.88%) Gluster
9 2 (0.88%) NFS
10 1 (0.44%) iptables
10 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.44%) Samba
10 1 (0.44%) SRDF
10 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (10.96%) Hadoop YARN
2 15 (6.58%) Ansible
2 15 (6.58%) Nessus
2 15 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (4.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 9 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (3.51%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.63%) Data Guard
6 6 (2.63%) Terraform
7 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.19%) Puppet
8 3 (1.32%) Control-M
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.88%) Netcool
9 2 (0.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.88%) SELinux
10 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 102 (44.74%) Oracle
2 40 (17.54%) Red Hat
3 23 (10.09%) VMware
4 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.46%) IBM
6 16 (7.02%) SolarWinds
7 15 (6.58%) Ivanti
7 15 (6.58%) Shavlik
8 9 (3.95%) Remedy
9 6 (2.63%) BMC
9 6 (2.63%) SAP
10 4 (1.75%) CA
10 4 (1.75%) Cisco
10 4 (1.75%) HP
10 4 (1.75%) Splunk
10 4 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.88%) FairCom
11 2 (0.88%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.88%) Netezza
11 2 (0.88%) Sun