The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 65 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.30% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.80% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.54% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year
+23.47% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 376 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.05% 37.19% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 186 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £24.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £27.50
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 Reading

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

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) KVM
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) AWK

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) Trac
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) AWK
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft