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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 105 95
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 52 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.38% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 4.34% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 21
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £348 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

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 932 1060 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.67% 36.61% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 568 497
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +29 42 £425 +8.97% 6
Edinburgh +9 7 £450 +5.88% 4
West Dunbartonshire -1 3 £425 +0.59%
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (65.79%) Unix
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 35 (46.05%) Java
4 31 (40.79%) SQL
5 26 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (32.89%) IBM
7 23 (30.26%) AIX
7 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
8 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
9 21 (27.63%) Finance
10 20 (26.32%) DB2
11 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 19 (25.00%) VMware
12 18 (23.68%) SSL
13 17 (22.37%) Python
13 17 (22.37%) XML
13 17 (22.37%) J2EE
13 17 (22.37%) Information Security
13 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
14 16 (21.05%) Ruby
14 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (21.05%) Ant
15 15 (19.74%) EMC
15 15 (19.74%) Banking
15 15 (19.74%) Spring
15 15 (19.74%) EMC NetWorker
15 15 (19.74%) Gradle
15 15 (19.74%) Hudson
16 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (18.42%) Time Management

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 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (7.89%) CICS
3 6 (7.89%) JBoss
3 6 (7.89%) MQSeries
3 6 (7.89%) SAS
4 5 (6.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (6.58%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) SSL
2 11 (14.47%) HTTPS
3 7 (9.21%) HTTP
4 6 (7.89%) Internet
4 6 (7.89%) Kerberos
4 6 (7.89%) LDAP
4 6 (7.89%) SSH
5 4 (5.26%) Firewall
6 2 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (2.63%) VSAN
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 20 (26.32%) DB2
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) KDB
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (21.05%) Ant
4 15 (19.74%) Gradle
4 15 (19.74%) Hudson
5 13 (17.11%) Maven
6 10 (13.16%) GitLab
7 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.95%) Selenium
8 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.63%) Concordion
8 2 (2.63%) JBehave
8 2 (2.63%) JIRA
8 2 (2.63%) JUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.32%) Subversion
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Linux Specialist
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Unix Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) SAS Programmer
9 2 (2.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) J2EE
1 17 (22.37%) XML
2 15 (19.74%) Spring
3 14 (18.42%) SOAP
4 13 (17.11%) JSON
5 11 (14.47%) Protocol Buffers
6 8 (10.53%) Middleware
7 6 (7.89%) ISPF
8 4 (5.26%) HTML
9 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.95%) jQuery
9 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 2 (2.63%) Apache CXF
10 2 (2.63%) CPAN
10 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.63%) HTML5
10 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
11 1 (1.32%) CSS
11 1 (1.32%) JDBC
11 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) DataPower
3 7 (9.21%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.89%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) STB
6 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
7 1 (1.32%) HACMP
7 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Unix
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 26 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (30.26%) AIX
5 8 (10.53%) Tru64
6 7 (9.21%) Solaris
7 6 (7.89%) zOS
8 4 (5.26%) Windows
9 3 (3.95%) Android
10 2 (2.63%) CentOS
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Information Security
2 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) Time Management
4 13 (17.11%) DevOps
4 13 (17.11%) OO
4 13 (17.11%) Scrum
5 12 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.84%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (10.53%) Microservices
9 7 (9.21%) Web Development
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (7.89%) People Management
10 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
10 6 (7.89%) Security Management
11 5 (6.58%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (6.58%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) Python
4 16 (21.05%) Ruby
5 11 (14.47%) Perl
6 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.89%) Assembly Language
8 6 (7.89%) CLIST
8 6 (7.89%) JCL
8 6 (7.89%) PHP
8 6 (7.89%) REXX
9 2 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) CCNA
1 2 (2.63%) CCNP
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.63%) MCSA
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (11.84%) EMIR
1 9 (11.84%) MiFID
2 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) Squid
2 8 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (9.21%) RACF
4 6 (7.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (5.26%) Docker
7 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Flume
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (13.16%) Ansible
3 8 (10.53%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) SELinux
3 8 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 6 (7.89%) zSecure
5 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
6 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 2 (2.63%) WSUS
8 1 (1.32%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.32%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) IBM
2 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) EMC
4 13 (17.11%) Perforce
5 10 (13.16%) CA
6 8 (10.53%) ArcSight
6 8 (10.53%) Tripwire
7 6 (7.89%) Sybase
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle
9 2 (2.63%) Avaya
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco
10 1 (1.32%) BMC
10 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.32%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.32%) Sophos
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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