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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 81 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 1.15% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 4.68% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £209 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £269 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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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
426 278 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.89% 24.65% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 109 88
Average daily rate £375 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (16.67%) JavaBeans
6 3 (16.67%) EJB
6 3 (16.67%) Java EE
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Puppet
7 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Ant
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) Perl

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) X.509
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) ETL Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JavaBeans
1 3 (16.67%) EJB
1 3 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JAAS
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) Process Management
2 1 (5.56%) SOA
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
2 1 (5.56%) OO
2 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
2 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) Jython
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) ForgeRock
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Rackspace