The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script 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 Shell Script over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 97 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 43 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 3.41% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £305 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.11 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -2.53%
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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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Scotland region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 32 £375 -16.66% 5
Edinburgh -10 6 £350 +7.69% 6
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 54 (72.00%) UNIX
2 51 (68.00%) SQL
3 42 (56.00%) Java
4 40 (53.33%) Finance
5 33 (44.00%) Oracle
6 30 (40.00%) Perl
7 22 (29.33%) Linux
8 19 (25.33%) J2EE
9 18 (24.00%) WebSphere
9 18 (24.00%) PL/SQL
9 18 (24.00%) XML
10 16 (21.33%) Banking
10 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
11 15 (20.00%) Sybase
11 15 (20.00%) OO
12 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (17.33%) Spring
13 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.00%) CSS
14 12 (16.00%) JSP
14 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.67%) Struts
15 11 (14.67%) iBATIS
15 11 (14.67%) Ajax
15 11 (14.67%) Derivative
15 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (13.33%) Windows
17 9 (12.00%) C#

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.00%) JBoss
3 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) LDAP
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) NAS
3 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) SNMP
4 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.67%) Sybase IQ
3 8 (10.67%) Sybase ASE
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) KDB
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.67%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.33%) DB2
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
8 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) CruiseControl
1 9 (12.00%) Selenium
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) Maven
5 3 (4.00%) Toad
6 2 (2.67%) Ant
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) FishEye
7 1 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 40 (53.33%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.33%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) DBA
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) J2EE
2 18 (24.00%) XML
3 13 (17.33%) Spring
4 12 (16.00%) CSS
4 12 (16.00%) JSP
5 11 (14.67%) Struts
5 11 (14.67%) Ajax
5 11 (14.67%) iBATIS
6 9 (12.00%) Spring MVC
6 9 (12.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 9 (12.00%) GWT
7 8 (10.67%) Web Services
8 7 (9.33%) XSLT
8 7 (9.33%) HTML
9 6 (8.00%) JDBC
10 5 (6.67%) JMS
10 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (5.33%) XSL
12 3 (4.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Derivative
2 8 (10.67%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.33%) DataPower
5 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.00%) Equities
7 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 2 (2.67%) Replication
8 1 (1.33%) Clustering
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) iPad
8 1 (1.33%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) UNIX
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.33%) Windows
5 8 (10.67%) Solaris
6 3 (4.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) OO
2 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
4 11 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.00%) Web Application Development
5 9 (12.00%) MVC
6 8 (10.67%) System Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.33%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.33%) ETL
10 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) UML
10 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.00%) SDLC
11 2 (2.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) SQL
2 42 (56.00%) Java
3 30 (40.00%) Perl
4 18 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.00%) C#
6 9 (12.00%) C++
7 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (10.67%) Python
7 8 (10.67%) Korn
8 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.33%) VBA
10 2 (2.67%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) AWK
11 1 (1.33%) Jython
11 1 (1.33%) VB6
11 1 (1.33%) VBScript
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) vSphere
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (2.67%) Control-M
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.33%) logstash
4 1 (1.33%) Opsview
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) Sybase
3 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (5.33%) CA
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
6 3 (4.00%) Perforce
6 3 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) EMC
6 3 (4.00%) Veritas
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe
7 2 (2.67%) Sun
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) StorageTek
8 1 (1.33%) Teradata
8 1 (1.33%) Zend
8 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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