Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 114 121
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.93% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 3.14% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £399 £348 £298
90th Percentile £536 £485 £399
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £52.50

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 863 829 842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.07% 29.50% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 473 505
Edinburgh median daily rate £383 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £260
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.49% +56.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £46.99 £50.50
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Edinburgh

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Edinburgh

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Release Automation
2 2 (22.22%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (22.22%) CPAN
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Perl Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DB2 Support
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) CPAN
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Release Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Artefact Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware