Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 104 118
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +12
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 57 74 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.72% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 4.27% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 36
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £334 £263 £313
90th Percentile £531 £456 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +11.27%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1909 1735 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.36% 40.39% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1050 1043
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 45
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.48
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Scotland

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Scotland

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Scotland

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Scotland

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 46 £425 +6.25% 6
Edinburgh -11 8 £425 +3.03% 2
West Dunbartonshire -4 2 £425 +1.19%
Renfrewshire +31 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 35 (61.40%) Unix
2 30 (52.63%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) Perl
4 22 (38.60%) IBM
5 21 (36.84%) SSL
6 19 (33.33%) Linux
6 19 (33.33%) Information Security
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) Sybase
8 16 (28.07%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) CA
8 16 (28.07%) Middleware
8 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
9 15 (26.32%) DB2
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (24.56%) REXX
10 14 (24.56%) zOS
10 14 (24.56%) CICS
10 14 (24.56%) Assembly Language
10 14 (24.56%) MQSeries
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (24.56%) SAS
10 14 (24.56%) Kerberos
10 14 (24.56%) RACF
10 14 (24.56%) JCL
10 14 (24.56%) Security Management
10 14 (24.56%) Mainframe
10 14 (24.56%) SSH
10 14 (24.56%) Time Management
10 14 (24.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 14 (24.56%) CICS
1 14 (24.56%) MQSeries
1 14 (24.56%) SAS
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Confluence
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
6 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) Apache
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) SSL
2 14 (24.56%) Kerberos
2 14 (24.56%) SSH
3 5 (8.77%) HTTP
3 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (3.51%) LDAP
6 2 (3.51%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 2 (3.51%) VSAN
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) DNS
7 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.75%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) DB2
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Ant
3 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.28%) Gradle
4 7 (12.28%) Maven
5 6 (10.53%) JIRA
6 5 (8.77%) Hudson
7 4 (7.02%) Android Studio
8 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.26%) GitLab
9 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.75%) PVCS
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Assembler Programmer
3 6 (10.53%) Mainframe Programmer
3 6 (10.53%) Programmer
3 6 (10.53%) RACF Programmer
3 6 (10.53%) SAS Programmer
4 4 (7.02%) Android Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.02%) SAP Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Database Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) DBA
5 3 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Middleware
2 14 (24.56%) ISPF
3 8 (14.04%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) SOAP
5 6 (10.53%) JSON
6 5 (8.77%) J2EE
6 5 (8.77%) Spring
7 3 (5.26%) .NET
8 2 (3.51%) CPAN
8 2 (3.51%) HTML
8 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.75%) Ajax
9 1 (1.75%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.75%) COM+
9 1 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Mainframe
1 14 (24.56%) PKI
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) STB
3 5 (8.77%) DataPower
3 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Unix
2 19 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (24.56%) zOS
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
5 7 (12.28%) Android
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Solaris
7 4 (7.02%) AIX
8 2 (3.51%) CentOS
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) Tru64
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Information Security
2 14 (24.56%) People Management
2 14 (24.56%) Project Planning
2 14 (24.56%) Security Management
2 14 (24.56%) Time Management
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Android Development
5 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.77%) Scrum
5 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Network Management
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) Perl
3 16 (28.07%) Java
4 14 (24.56%) Assembly Language
4 14 (24.56%) CLIST
4 14 (24.56%) JCL
4 14 (24.56%) REXX
5 7 (12.28%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) Korn
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (24.56%) RACF
1 14 (24.56%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Docker
3 2 (3.51%) Squid
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) zSecure
2 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) SELinux
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.75%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.75%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) IBM
2 18 (31.58%) Sybase
3 16 (28.07%) CA
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.77%) Perforce
6 5 (8.77%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) SAP
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) ArcSight
9 2 (3.51%) Avaya
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.51%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.75%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) F5
10 1 (1.75%) Sophos
10 1 (1.75%) Symantec
10 1 (1.75%) Twitter
10 1 (1.75%) Veeam