The first table below looks at the demand for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 55 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.32% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 0.78% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +24.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-58.46% -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 257 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.44% 41.72% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 137 202
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 29
Average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £30.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Bash Shell
East of England

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bash Shell across the Hertfordshire region.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell across the Hertfordshire region.

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £350 -
Watford - - - - 3
Bash Shell
East of England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bash Shell.

1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Subversion
4 7 (43.75%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Elastic Path
6 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (25.00%) Content Management
6 4 (25.00%) NAS
6 4 (25.00%) Log4j
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) XMLBeans
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Blue Martini
6 4 (25.00%) Web 2.0
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (25.00%) XPath
6 4 (25.00%) JSTL
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bash Shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) L2TP
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
1 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) Log4j
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
1 4 (25.00%) EJB
1 4 (25.00%) JDBC
1 4 (25.00%) JSP
1 4 (25.00%) Servlets
1 4 (25.00%) Struts
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
1 4 (25.00%) XHTML
1 4 (25.00%) JMS
1 4 (25.00%) XMLBeans
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
1 4 (25.00%) JSTL
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) HPUX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) UML
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) RAD
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) XPath
5 3 (18.75%) C
6 2 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (6.25%) VB6
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) VC++
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) FreeRADIUS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Elastic Path
2 4 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 4 (25.00%) CommVault
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
2 4 (25.00%) ATG
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Blue Martini
2 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (18.75%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Coverity