The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 82 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.39% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
Shell Script
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
455 461 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 33.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 275 184
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the Edinburgh region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Edinburgh region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 13 (65.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) LDAP
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) NAS
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) Puppet
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Korn
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (15.00%) Apache
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) Finance

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) IBM XIV
1 2 (10.00%) LPAR
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) AWK
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Cygwin
1 2 (10.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (5.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki