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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 133 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
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£388 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Bash Shell
England

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
1098 1008 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.38% 34.10% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 552 690
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 55
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £41.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +6 2 £388 +31.35%
Manchester -13 2 £369 +18.00%
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Wiki
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) RSpec
5 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (20.00%) IPTV
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Apache

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft