The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
England / North West
Rank 96 117 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 41 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 0.97% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 2.71% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 7
Median daily rate £413 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £52.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +75.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1038 1402 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.45% 35.78% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 899 697
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £41.32 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Manchester +16 33 £400 +2.56% 6
Lancashire +2 3 £449 - 1
Cheshire +22 1 £425 - 2
Merseyside -2 1 £225 -
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell 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 North West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 73 (96.05%) Linux
2 58 (76.32%) Puppet
3 56 (73.68%) Python
4 43 (56.58%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (52.63%) DevOps
6 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (46.05%) Ruby
7 35 (46.05%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
9 28 (36.84%) Unix
10 27 (35.53%) Shell Script
11 24 (31.58%) Ansible
12 23 (30.26%) Java
13 22 (28.95%) Perl
13 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
13 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (26.32%) CentOS
14 20 (26.32%) Docker
15 17 (22.37%) OpenStack
16 16 (21.05%) VMware
16 16 (21.05%) PHP
17 14 (18.42%) Windows
17 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (18.42%) Open Source
18 13 (17.11%) Ubuntu
18 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
19 12 (15.79%) Apache
19 12 (15.79%) Oracle
19 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (14.47%) Git (software)

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (22.37%) OpenStack
2 12 (15.79%) Apache
3 9 (11.84%) CloudStack
4 6 (7.89%) Tuxedo
5 5 (6.58%) nginx
5 5 (6.58%) SAS
5 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.95%) Confluence
7 2 (2.63%) CMS
7 2 (2.63%) JBoss
8 1 (1.32%) Drupal
8 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (46.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) IaaS
4 5 (6.58%) Heroku
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.95%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.63%) GitHub
8 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.32%) PaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 8 (10.53%) LDAP
2 8 (10.53%) SSL
3 6 (7.89%) HTTP
4 5 (6.58%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.58%) IMAP
4 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.58%) MRTG
4 5 (6.58%) SMTP
5 3 (3.95%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) DMZ
6 1 (1.32%) Firewall
6 1 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
1 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) Redis
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 8 (10.53%) MSI
4 7 (9.21%) GitLab
5 6 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.58%) Maven
7 3 (3.95%) Hudson
7 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.63%) GoCD
9 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.32%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Web Services
2 6 (7.89%) MCollective
3 5 (6.58%) Memcached
4 3 (3.95%) ELK Stack
4 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Ajax
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.32%) J2EE
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Wiki
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 73 (96.05%) Linux
2 28 (36.84%) Unix
3 20 (26.32%) CentOS
4 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (18.42%) Windows
5 13 (17.11%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.58%) Debian
7 1 (1.32%) Fedora
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) SUSE
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) DevOps
2 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.42%) Open Source
5 9 (11.84%) Scrum
6 8 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 8 (10.53%) TDD
7 7 (9.21%) Security Architecture
8 6 (7.89%) OO
9 5 (6.58%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (6.58%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.58%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Project Management
9 5 (6.58%) Service Design
9 5 (6.58%) UML
9 5 (6.58%) Use Case
9 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) Python
2 35 (46.05%) Ruby
3 27 (35.53%) Shell Script
4 23 (30.26%) Java
5 22 (28.95%) Perl
6 16 (21.05%) PHP
7 11 (14.47%) C
8 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
9 8 (10.53%) Korn
10 6 (7.89%) C++
10 6 (7.89%) COBOL
10 6 (7.89%) SQL
11 3 (3.95%) Go
11 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.63%) C#
13 1 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (1.32%) VBA
13 1 (1.32%) VBScript
13 1 (1.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Docker
2 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) iptables
3 10 (13.16%) Squid
3 10 (13.16%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) Xen
4 7 (9.21%) XenServer
5 5 (6.58%) Dovecot
5 5 (6.58%) KVM
5 5 (6.58%) Postfix
5 5 (6.58%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.58%) Varnish
6 1 (1.32%) Ceph
6 1 (1.32%) vCloud
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (76.32%) Puppet
2 43 (56.58%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (31.58%) Ansible
4 10 (13.16%) Nagios
5 8 (10.53%) yum
6 7 (9.21%) Cobbler
7 6 (7.89%) HAProxy
7 6 (7.89%) Terraform
7 6 (7.89%) ZABBIX
8 5 (6.58%) Cacti
8 5 (6.58%) OpenNebula
9 4 (5.26%) Packer
10 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.63%) logstash
11 1 (1.32%) Chronos
11 1 (1.32%) Kibana
11 1 (1.32%) Mesos
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (1.32%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) VMware
2 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle
4 9 (11.84%) SaltStack
5 6 (7.89%) Micro Focus
6 3 (3.95%) Google
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.95%) New Relic
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.32%) Black Duck
8 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco
8 1 (1.32%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Veracode
8 1 (1.32%) Zend