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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 114 100 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 37 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.05% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.31% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 27
Average daily rate £380 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -32.02%
Shell Script
UK

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
1002 968 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.53% 31.88% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 529 591
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +2 16 £445 +18.66% 2
Renfrewshire - 11 £320 -
Glasgow -8 9 £390 +4.00% 5
West Lothian - 1 - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (78.26%) Unix
2 38 (55.07%) Linux
3 24 (34.78%) Perl
4 20 (28.99%) IBM
4 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
5 18 (26.09%) SAN
5 18 (26.09%) Java
6 17 (24.64%) Python
7 16 (23.19%) Korn
8 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (18.84%) Tivoli
9 13 (18.84%) Finance
9 13 (18.84%) SSL
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle
9 13 (18.84%) C-shell
10 12 (17.39%) DataPower
10 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (17.39%) AIX
10 12 (17.39%) Apache
10 12 (17.39%) DNS
10 12 (17.39%) VMware
10 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.94%) Samba
11 11 (15.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
11 11 (15.94%) HTTPS
11 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
11 11 (15.94%) ITIL
11 11 (15.94%) LDAP
11 11 (15.94%) Windows

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.80%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.90%) Confluence
6 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.45%) JBoss
7 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) SAN
2 13 (18.84%) SSL
3 12 (17.39%) DNS
4 11 (15.94%) HTTPS
4 11 (15.94%) LDAP
4 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.49%) iSCSI
5 10 (14.49%) WAN
6 8 (11.59%) HTTP
7 5 (7.25%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.80%) DB2
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) HBase
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) Ant
4 4 (5.80%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) Gradle
5 2 (2.90%) Grunt
5 2 (2.90%) gulp
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Consultant
2 10 (14.49%) Unix Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Build Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Build Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) DBA
5 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) AIX Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Identity Management Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 10 (14.49%) J2EE
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 3 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
5 2 (2.90%) JDBC
5 2 (2.90%) JSP
5 2 (2.90%) Servlets
5 2 (2.90%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.45%) Moose
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
6 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) DataPower
2 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Clustering
4 4 (5.80%) LPAR
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Unix
2 38 (55.07%) Linux
3 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (17.39%) AIX
5 11 (15.94%) Windows
6 4 (5.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
2 11 (15.94%) DevOps
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
3 10 (14.49%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (13.04%) Information Security
5 8 (11.59%) Build Automation
6 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) SDLC
8 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.35%) OO
8 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.35%) Validation
9 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) Perl
2 20 (28.99%) Bash Shell
3 18 (26.09%) Java
4 17 (24.64%) Python
5 16 (23.19%) Korn
6 13 (18.84%) C-shell
7 10 (14.49%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) AWK
8 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.80%) C#
9 4 (5.80%) VB
10 3 (4.35%) Ruby
10 3 (4.35%) sed
11 2 (2.90%) C
11 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.90%) VB6
12 1 (1.45%) C++
12 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) OCP
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Samba
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (5.80%) PowerHA
5 2 (2.90%) Cygwin
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.90%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.45%) HDFS
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Tivoli
2 11 (15.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (4.35%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.90%) logstash
4 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) IBM
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) CA
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.35%) HP
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix
7 2 (2.90%) Google
7 2 (2.90%) Splunk
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
8 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Opsware
8 1 (1.45%) Sun
8 1 (1.45%) Sybase