Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 175 173
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 219 188 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.23% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 3.59% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 116 182
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £306
90th Percentile £531 £510 £488
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
South East median hourly rate £43.75 - £46.25
10th Percentile £37.38 - £37.88
90th Percentile £50.95 - £55.63
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +49.06%

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 6,264 5,238 6,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.47% 34.24% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,802 3,163 4,008
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £563 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 170 229
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.61 £15.23 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £71.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 79 £405 -1.82% 3
Thames Valley -20 62 £425 +6.25% 13
Surrey -20 49 £431 +7.68% 14
Buckinghamshire -4 31 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire -15 24 £375 - 10
Kent +28 16 - -
Oxfordshire -4 7 £463 +8.82% 3
East Sussex - 7 £500 - 1
West Sussex -6 6 £383 -2.24% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (70.78%) Linux
2 135 (61.64%) Unix
3 94 (42.92%) Jenkins
4 88 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (38.81%) Oracle
6 73 (33.33%) Java
7 67 (30.59%) SQL
8 65 (29.68%) Git (software)
9 61 (27.85%) TDD
10 55 (25.11%) Spring
11 48 (21.92%) Scrum
12 46 (21.00%) REST
12 46 (21.00%) Gradle
13 45 (20.55%) Finance
13 45 (20.55%) Apache
14 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (19.63%) PL/SQL
16 42 (19.18%) JSON
16 42 (19.18%) DevOps
17 41 (18.72%) Kafka
17 41 (18.72%) GitHub
17 41 (18.72%) Degree
17 41 (18.72%) HBase
17 41 (18.72%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (18.72%) Middleware
17 41 (18.72%) Linux Command Line
18 40 (18.26%) Oracle Database
19 39 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (17.81%) Virtual Team
20 38 (17.35%) Apache ZooKeeper

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 45 (20.55%) Apache
2 22 (10.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (9.13%) GemFire
4 15 (6.85%) Apache Spark
4 15 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.39%) JBoss
6 9 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.83%) Confluence
7 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Mongoose
10 1 (0.46%) nginx
10 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.37%) Simulink
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.72%) GitHub
2 39 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.76%) PaaS
4 13 (5.94%) OpenShift
5 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (3.20%) SaaS
7 4 (1.83%) IaaS
8 3 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.91%) Serverless
10 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.94%) SAN
3 7 (3.20%) Internet
4 6 (2.74%) Firewall
5 5 (2.28%) 3GPP
5 5 (2.28%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.83%) DNS
7 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.37%) SSL
8 2 (0.91%) 4G
8 2 (0.91%) 5G
8 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.91%) RS-232
9 1 (0.46%) Broadband
9 1 (0.46%) HTTP
9 1 (0.46%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.46%) SSH
9 1 (0.46%) UMTS
9 1 (0.46%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.72%) HBase
2 40 (18.26%) Oracle Database
3 33 (15.07%) Hadoop
4 30 (13.70%) Big Data
5 29 (13.24%) Relational Database
6 28 (12.79%) Parquet
7 24 (10.96%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.94%) Apache Hive
8 13 (5.94%) SQLPlus
9 11 (5.02%) DB2
9 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
10 10 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.65%) MySQL
11 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.20%) Data Mart
12 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (2.74%) DB2 UDB
13 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 94 (42.92%) Jenkins
2 65 (29.68%) Git (software)
3 46 (21.00%) Gradle
4 20 (9.13%) Cucumber
5 16 (7.31%) Artifactory
6 15 (6.85%) JUnit
7 14 (6.39%) Mockito
7 14 (6.39%) Subversion
8 11 (5.02%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.57%) IntelliJ
9 10 (4.57%) Maven
9 10 (4.57%) ProC
10 9 (4.11%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (3.20%) Ant
13 5 (2.28%) JIRA
13 5 (2.28%) RhodeCode
14 4 (1.83%) Selenium
14 4 (1.83%) SonarQube
15 3 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (20.55%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.57%) Banking
4 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.83%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
5 2 (0.91%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (32.42%) Developer
2 34 (15.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 23 (10.50%) Big Data Developer
5 21 (9.59%) DBA
6 19 (8.68%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) Oracle Developer
8 17 (7.76%) Administrator
9 15 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (6.39%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Consultant
11 10 (4.57%) Integration Developer
11 10 (4.57%) Java Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Systems Developer
11 10 (4.57%) UI Developer
12 9 (4.11%) Architect
12 9 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (4.11%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.65%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.11%) Spring
2 46 (21.00%) REST
3 42 (19.18%) JSON
4 41 (18.72%) Kafka
4 41 (18.72%) Middleware
4 41 (18.72%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (14.61%) RESTful
6 28 (12.79%) Apache Avro
7 25 (11.42%) HTML
8 18 (8.22%) Web Services
9 16 (7.31%) J2EE
10 15 (6.85%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.85%) JPA
11 13 (5.94%) JMS
11 13 (5.94%) jQuery
12 12 (5.48%) Ajax
12 12 (5.48%) Drools
12 12 (5.48%) Spring Boot
13 11 (5.02%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (4.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.72%) Linux Command Line
2 39 (17.81%) Virtual Team
3 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.28%) Replication
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.91%) Fintech
9 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.46%) HACMP
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) New Media
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 155 (70.78%) Linux
2 135 (61.64%) Unix
3 34 (15.53%) Windows
4 31 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (10.96%) Solaris
6 21 (9.59%) AIX
7 20 (9.13%) Windows Server
8 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.02%) CentOS
10 5 (2.28%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.83%) HPUX
12 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.46%) Debian
12 1 (0.46%) SUSE
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (27.85%) TDD
3 48 (21.92%) Scrum
4 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (19.18%) DevOps
6 33 (15.07%) Benchmarking
7 32 (14.61%) Unit Testing
8 30 (13.70%) Microservices
9 25 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (10.96%) System Testing
11 23 (10.50%) BDD
12 22 (10.05%) SDLC
13 20 (9.13%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (9.13%) Test Automation
14 19 (8.68%) Migration
15 17 (7.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 16 (7.31%) Validation
17 15 (6.85%) Software Deployment
18 14 (6.39%) Software Engineering
19 13 (5.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.33%) Java
2 67 (30.59%) SQL
3 43 (19.63%) PL/SQL
4 31 (14.16%) Python
5 22 (10.05%) Korn
6 20 (9.13%) Perl
7 19 (8.68%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
9 15 (6.85%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.48%) C
11 11 (5.02%) Ruby
12 10 (4.57%) Java 8
13 8 (3.65%) Bourne shell
14 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.28%) AWK
16 4 (1.83%) C#
16 4 (1.83%) C++
16 4 (1.83%) Scala
17 3 (1.37%) HiveQL
17 3 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (18.72%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) MCSE
2 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.76%) MCITP
3 17 (7.76%) MCP
3 17 (7.76%) MCSA
4 12 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.83%) OCA
8 3 (1.37%) OCP
9 2 (0.91%) RHCE
9 2 (0.91%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.50%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.37%) GDPR
2 3 (1.37%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 38 (17.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 38 (17.35%) HDFS
2 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.85%) Docker
4 8 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.20%) Oracle Clusterware
5 7 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.28%) GlusterFS
7 5 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.37%) NFS
8 3 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.91%) Gluster
10 1 (0.46%) iptables
10 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (12.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (8.68%) Terraform
3 17 (7.76%) Nessus
4 11 (5.02%) Ansible
5 10 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.65%) Puppet
7 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 7 (3.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (2.28%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.28%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (2.28%) TIBCO Hawk
10 3 (1.37%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.37%) Kibana
10 3 (1.37%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.91%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (38.81%) Oracle
2 36 (16.44%) Red Hat
3 31 (14.16%) VMware
4 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.22%) SolarWinds
6 17 (7.76%) Ivanti
6 17 (7.76%) Shavlik
7 12 (5.48%) IBM
8 8 (3.65%) HP
9 6 (2.74%) EMC
9 6 (2.74%) Sun
9 6 (2.74%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.74%) Veritas
10 5 (2.28%) Brocade
10 5 (2.28%) Centrify
10 5 (2.28%) Cognos
10 5 (2.28%) Splunk
10 5 (2.28%) StorageTek
11 4 (1.83%) Remedy
11 4 (1.83%) SAP