Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 232 181
Rank change year-on-year +5 -51 -30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 138 153 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.93% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.32% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 97 126
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £372 £320 £325
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £498 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -0.50% +8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South East median hourly rate - £49.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.53% -16.32%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +42.86% -9.68% -3.13%

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 5,192 6,583 5,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.49% 40.13% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 4,148 3,531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 201 168
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22.20 £20.00 £16.54
90th Percentile £63.95 £53.75 £57.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%

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 September 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 22 September 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 +31 65 £500 +8.11% 10
Berkshire +26 46 £450 +1.41% 4
Hampshire +7 41 £450 +5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 19 £500 +11.11% 3
Surrey +10 12 £625 +25.00% 12
Kent +3 7 £513 -6.82%
West Sussex +2 7 £600 +48.15% 1
East Sussex -2 7 - -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 88 (63.77%) Unix
2 80 (57.97%) SQL
3 78 (56.52%) Oracle
4 73 (52.90%) Linux
5 66 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (43.48%) Java
7 57 (41.30%) PL/SQL
8 43 (31.16%) Jenkins
9 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
10 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (21.74%) DevOps
12 29 (21.01%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (21.01%) Middleware
12 29 (21.01%) Windows
12 29 (21.01%) Python
13 28 (20.29%) GitHub
14 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
15 26 (18.84%) JSON
16 25 (18.12%) Apache
16 25 (18.12%) AIX
16 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (17.39%) IBM
17 24 (17.39%) Finance
18 23 (16.67%) Telecoms
18 23 (16.67%) Migration
18 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 21 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
19 21 (15.22%) Scrum
19 21 (15.22%) TDD
19 21 (15.22%) RDBMS

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 25 (18.12%) Apache
2 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (7.25%) Apache Spark
4 10 (7.25%) iPlanet
4 10 (7.25%) nginx
4 10 (7.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.80%) Confluence
6 7 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (4.35%) GemFire
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (7.97%) CSG Singleview
3 10 (7.25%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (5.80%) Sonata
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.29%) GitHub
2 15 (10.87%) Azure
3 12 (8.70%) AWS
4 11 (7.97%) PaaS
5 10 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (7.25%) IBM Blueworks
6 9 (6.52%) SaaS
7 8 (5.80%) Apigee
8 6 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (4.35%) Serverless
9 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
9 5 (3.62%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.90%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.90%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) DSL
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
1 6 (4.35%) SNMP
1 6 (4.35%) SSL
2 5 (3.62%) HTTP
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) DHCP
4 2 (1.45%) Junos
4 2 (1.45%) SAN
4 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) 2G
5 1 (0.72%) 4G
5 1 (0.72%) IPsec
5 1 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.72%) SMS
5 1 (0.72%) SSH
5 1 (0.72%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (15.22%) RDBMS
4 18 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (10.87%) Big Data
5 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (9.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 13 (9.42%) Oracle Exadata
8 10 (7.25%) Hadoop
8 10 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
9 8 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (5.07%) HBase
10 7 (5.07%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (5.07%) Parquet
11 5 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (3.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (31.16%) Jenkins
2 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.49%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.25%) IntelliJ
5 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.52%) JIRA
6 8 (5.80%) Gradle
6 8 (5.80%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (5.80%) Toad
6 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.90%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.90%) Maven
8 4 (2.90%) Protractor
8 4 (2.90%) Selenium
9 3 (2.17%) JUnit
10 2 (1.45%) Ant
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.45%) Phabricator
10 2 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (17.39%) Finance
2 23 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.97%) Banking
4 10 (7.25%) Billing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Developer
2 17 (12.32%) DBA
3 15 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (10.14%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Administrator
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
5 12 (8.70%) Consultant
6 10 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) Middleware
2 26 (18.84%) JSON
3 20 (14.49%) Spring
4 12 (8.70%) XML
5 11 (7.97%) J2EE
5 11 (7.97%) JDBC
5 11 (7.97%) Kafka
5 11 (7.97%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (7.97%) RESTful
6 10 (7.25%) Apache Commons
6 10 (7.25%) JSP
6 10 (7.25%) REST
6 10 (7.25%) Servlets
6 10 (7.25%) Swagger
6 10 (7.25%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (7.25%) XSD
6 10 (7.25%) XSL
7 9 (6.52%) Spring Integration
8 7 (5.07%) Apache Avro
8 7 (5.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) Clustering
3 8 (5.80%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.45%) HACMP
8 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Online Games
9 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (63.77%) Unix
2 73 (52.90%) Linux
3 29 (21.01%) Windows
4 25 (18.12%) AIX
5 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (21.74%) DevOps
4 29 (21.01%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (16.67%) Migration
7 21 (15.22%) Scrum
7 21 (15.22%) TDD
8 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
9 17 (12.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (10.14%) BDD
13 13 (9.42%) SDLC
14 12 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (8.70%) Microservices
14 12 (8.70%) OO
14 12 (8.70%) OOP
14 12 (8.70%) User Stories
15 11 (7.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 80 (57.97%) SQL
2 60 (43.48%) Java
3 57 (41.30%) PL/SQL
4 29 (21.01%) Python
5 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.42%) Perl
7 12 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.25%) XPath
8 10 (7.25%) XQuery
9 9 (6.52%) Groovy
9 9 (6.52%) Java 8
10 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.35%) PHP
12 5 (3.62%) Korn
13 3 (2.17%) Scala
14 2 (1.45%) C
14 2 (1.45%) C#
14 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.72%) C++
15 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.17%) OCP
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (6.52%) Docker
3 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (5.07%) HDFS
4 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.45%) Samba
5 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.72%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) Ansible
2 13 (9.42%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.25%) Terraform
4 8 (5.80%) Data Guard
5 7 (5.07%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (5.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.62%) Puppet
7 4 (2.90%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (2.90%) Netcool
7 4 (2.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (2.17%) Control-M
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 78 (56.52%) Oracle
2 24 (17.39%) IBM
3 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.25%) Sun
5 10 (7.25%) TIBCO
6 9 (6.52%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (5.80%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.07%) Tableau
9 6 (4.35%) Informatica
10 4 (2.90%) BMC
10 4 (2.90%) Cramer
10 4 (2.90%) Remedy
10 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.90%) Siebel
10 4 (2.90%) xMatters
11 3 (2.17%) Veritas
11 3 (2.17%) VMware
12 2 (1.45%) FNZ
12 2 (1.45%) Huawei