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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 85 76 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.70% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.99% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £369 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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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
446 452 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.60% 35.40% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 292 105
Average daily rate £356 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) Struts
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) JMS
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Spring Web Flow
5 5 (45.45%) GWT
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) CruiseControl
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) CruiseControl
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
1 7 (63.64%) JSP
1 7 (63.64%) Struts
1 7 (63.64%) XML
1 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) JMS
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Spring Web Flow
3 5 (45.45%) GWT
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) JPA
5 2 (18.18%) iBATIS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) IBM