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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 3.71% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Median daily rate - £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +37.50% +53.84%  

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 389 431 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.82% 28.23% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 251 255
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £26.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.88% -52.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 27 April 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 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) nginx
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (50.00%) gulp
3 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 3 (50.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) BrowserStack
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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