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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 75 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.91% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 3.56% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
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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
416 281 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.85% 25.48% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 125 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 16 September 2014, 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 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Sybase
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Java EE
7 3 (15.79%) JavaBeans
7 3 (15.79%) Ant
7 3 (15.79%) EJB
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.53%) UNIX

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) X.509
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) ETL Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EJB
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) JavaBeans
1 3 (15.79%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) JAAS
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
1 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.26%) DevOps
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
2 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.26%) Process Management
2 1 (5.26%) OO
2 1 (5.26%) SOA
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
2 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.26%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Sybase
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO