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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 64 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.63% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.54% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 259 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.86% 40.98% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 171
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -4.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -14 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Bash Shell
East of England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 7 (46.67%) Memory Management
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Subversion
5 5 (33.33%) Content Management
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Log4j
5 5 (33.33%) ATG
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (33.33%) Interwoven
5 5 (33.33%) Tridion
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) HPUX
5 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 5 (33.33%) XHTML
5 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Log4j
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) Ant
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XHTML
1 5 (33.33%) JMS
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) EJB
1 5 (33.33%) JDBC
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
1 5 (33.33%) Servlets
1 5 (33.33%) Struts
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) XSLT
1 5 (33.33%) XMLBeans
1 5 (33.33%) Ajax
1 5 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) HPUX
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) Multithreading
1 7 (46.67%) Memory Management
2 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) RAD
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) XPath
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ATG
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Interwoven
1 5 (33.33%) Elastic Path
1 5 (33.33%) Blue Martini
2 4 (26.67%) Coverity
3 3 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft