The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 125 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bourne shell across the Scotland region.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss