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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK / Scotland
Rank 79 104 112
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 24 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.39% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 3.14% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 769 829 889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.45% 32.18% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 481 525
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 23 £400 -2.47% 3
Edinburgh +7 1 - - 7
Shell Script
UK

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 29 (58.00%) Unix
2 27 (54.00%) Linux
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) IBM
4 18 (36.00%) VMware
5 16 (32.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (28.00%) Python
8 13 (26.00%) Solaris
8 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (24.00%) DevOps
9 12 (24.00%) Banking
10 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) Maven
10 11 (22.00%) XML
10 11 (22.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.00%) Gradle
10 11 (22.00%) Hudson
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (20.00%) Ansible
11 10 (20.00%) AIX
11 10 (20.00%) NFS
11 10 (20.00%) Sun
11 10 (20.00%) CommVault
11 10 (20.00%) NetApp
11 10 (20.00%) Ruby
11 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Shell Script
Top Related 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 5 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.00%) nginx
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
1 5 (10.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) DB2
3 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (22.00%) Gradle
3 11 (22.00%) Hudson
3 11 (22.00%) Maven
4 8 (16.00%) Ant
5 5 (10.00%) GitLab
6 3 (6.00%) CircleCI
6 3 (6.00%) Concordion
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) gulp
6 3 (6.00%) JBehave
6 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (24.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Unix Scripter
5 4 (8.00%) Unix Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 9 (18.00%) SOAP
2 9 (18.00%) Spring
3 8 (16.00%) J2EE
3 8 (16.00%) JSON
4 6 (12.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) iBATIS
7 1 (2.00%) JDBC
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) JSP
7 1 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) DataPower
2 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Unix
2 27 (54.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Solaris
4 10 (20.00%) AIX
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Tru64
5 4 (8.00%) Windows
6 2 (4.00%) HPUX
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) DevOps
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (16.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (12.00%) Microservices
6 5 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (28.00%) Python
4 10 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) Groovy
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) MCP
1 1 (2.00%) MCSE
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) MiFID
2 3 (6.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (6.00%) EMIR
3 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) NFS
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Docker
4 3 (6.00%) Squid
4 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.00%) RACF
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (14.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (10.00%) Puppet
4 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.00%) SCOM
5 3 (6.00%) SELinux
5 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (4.00%) QRadar
7 1 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) IBM
1 18 (36.00%) VMware
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.00%) CommVault
3 10 (20.00%) NetApp
3 10 (20.00%) Sun
4 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (16.00%) Perforce
6 7 (14.00%) EMC
7 5 (10.00%) Canon
8 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.00%) CA
8 3 (6.00%) Tripwire
9 2 (4.00%) Splunk
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (2.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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