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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 75 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.24% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.64% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.14 £51.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -27.88%
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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
553 412 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.03% 33.97% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 226 144
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
1 10 (62.50%) XML
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
1 10 (62.50%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (50.00%) iBATIS
3 8 (50.00%) Ajax
3 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
3 8 (50.00%) GWT
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) JMS
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) JDBC
3 8 (50.00%) JSP
3 8 (50.00%) Struts
3 8 (50.00%) J2EE
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) iBATIS
2 8 (50.00%) Ajax
2 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 8 (50.00%) GWT
2 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (50.00%) JMS
2 8 (50.00%) XSLT
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) JDBC
2 8 (50.00%) JSP
2 8 (50.00%) Struts
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
3 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
3 2 (12.50%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO