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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 103 91 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.92% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 2.58% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £249 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £382 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.68%
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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
1019 814 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.61% 35.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 413 422
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.35 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
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 29 January 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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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 -5 13 £350 +19.65% 1
Glasgow -6 2 £325 -12.16% 4
West Lothian - - - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (80.95%) UNIX
2 29 (69.05%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) Perl
4 24 (57.14%) Java
5 23 (54.76%) Oracle
6 22 (52.38%) XML
6 22 (52.38%) Banking
7 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (47.62%) GWT
9 19 (45.24%) Unit Testing
9 19 (45.24%) Relational Database
9 19 (45.24%) Spring
9 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
9 19 (45.24%) Selenium
9 19 (45.24%) OO
9 19 (45.24%) J2EE
10 18 (42.86%) PL/SQL
10 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 18 (42.86%) XSLT
10 18 (42.86%) CSS
10 18 (42.86%) JSP
10 18 (42.86%) Struts
10 18 (42.86%) JMS
10 18 (42.86%) Spring MVC
10 18 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
10 18 (42.86%) CruiseControl
10 18 (42.86%) Ajax
10 18 (42.86%) MVC
10 18 (42.86%) Web Application Development
11 16 (38.10%) iBATIS

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Maximo
1 3 (7.14%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Selenium
2 18 (42.86%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (52.38%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Front Office
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) WPF Developer
5 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) XML
2 20 (47.62%) GWT
3 19 (45.24%) Spring
3 19 (45.24%) J2EE
4 18 (42.86%) XSLT
4 18 (42.86%) CSS
4 18 (42.86%) JSP
4 18 (42.86%) Struts
4 18 (42.86%) JMS
4 18 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 18 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
4 18 (42.86%) Ajax
5 16 (38.10%) iBATIS
5 16 (38.10%) JDBC
6 4 (9.52%) .NET
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (4.76%) LINQ
7 2 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.76%) Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Equities
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) UNIX
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Unit Testing
2 19 (45.24%) OO
3 18 (42.86%) MVC
3 18 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.14%) EAM
4 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.76%) MVVM
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 25 (59.52%) Perl
3 24 (57.14%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) VBScript
6 4 (9.52%) VB
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.76%) Korn
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.38%) C-shell
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) RACF
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Samba
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Planview
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO