The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 94 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 36 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.88% 0.087%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 2.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 1
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1163 1190 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.60% 37.34% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 735 491
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 60 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -5 17 £450 - 1
Bristol +4 10 £450 +5.88% 4
Devon - 6 £313 - 2
Somerset +5 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 72 (81.82%) Python
2 71 (80.68%) Ruby
3 65 (73.86%) Perl
4 54 (61.36%) Linux
5 50 (56.82%) Security Cleared
6 48 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (51.14%) DV Cleared
9 37 (42.05%) Java
10 36 (40.91%) C++
11 35 (39.77%) Subversion
12 32 (36.36%) OO
13 29 (32.95%) UNIX
14 28 (31.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 28 (31.82%) ClearCase
15 27 (30.68%) Opscode Chef
16 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
17 25 (28.41%) PHP
18 24 (27.27%) DevOps
18 24 (27.27%) Puppet
19 22 (25.00%) Jenkins
19 22 (25.00%) Release Management
19 22 (25.00%) Scrum
19 22 (25.00%) Windows
20 21 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 19 (21.59%) VMware
21 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
22 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
22 18 (20.45%) OOD
23 17 (19.32%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (17.05%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) nginx
3 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.82%) JBoss
5 5 (5.68%) Confluence
5 5 (5.68%) MediaWiki
6 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.64%) WAN
2 12 (13.64%) LAN
2 12 (13.64%) Firewall
3 11 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 11 (12.50%) SDH
4 10 (11.36%) 3G
4 10 (11.36%) 2G
4 10 (11.36%) 2.5G
5 9 (10.23%) 4G
6 7 (7.95%) IPv6
7 5 (5.68%) LDAP
7 5 (5.68%) OSPF
7 5 (5.68%) BGP
7 5 (5.68%) VPN
7 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
7 5 (5.68%) Network Security
7 5 (5.68%) IPsec
8 2 (2.27%) DLNA
8 2 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (39.77%) Subversion
2 28 (31.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (31.82%) ClearCase
3 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
4 22 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (18.18%) Maven
6 12 (13.64%) Hudson
7 9 (10.23%) Ant
7 9 (10.23%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (7.95%) LoadRunner
9 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (6.82%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (5.68%) JIRA
11 3 (3.41%) GCC
11 3 (3.41%) GDB
12 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.14%) JMeter
13 1 (1.14%) Selenium
13 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Electronics
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) C++ Developer
3 22 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Administrator
7 9 (10.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.82%) Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) STL
2 8 (9.09%) J2EE
3 5 (5.68%) Web Services
4 4 (4.55%) LAMP
4 4 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (3.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.27%) Middleware
6 2 (2.27%) Django
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
6 2 (2.27%) HTML5
6 2 (2.27%) Flask
7 1 (1.14%) REST
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.14%) Swing
7 1 (1.14%) AWT
7 1 (1.14%) Qt
7 1 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Client/Server
1 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Wiki
2 5 (5.68%) DTV
3 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.27%) MPEG
4 1 (1.14%) iDTV
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) STB
4 1 (1.14%) SCADA
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Linux
2 29 (32.95%) UNIX
3 22 (25.00%) Windows
4 21 (23.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (17.05%) CentOS
6 9 (10.23%) Ubuntu
7 8 (9.09%) Debian
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.27%) Android
11 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.14%) Fedora
12 1 (1.14%) Solaris
12 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) OO
4 24 (27.27%) DevOps
5 22 (25.00%) Scrum
5 22 (25.00%) Release Management
6 18 (20.45%) OOD
6 18 (20.45%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Test Management
8 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.82%) TDD
8 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.82%) Build Automation
8 6 (6.82%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.82%) User Stories
9 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) Python
2 71 (80.68%) Ruby
3 65 (73.86%) Perl
4 37 (42.05%) Java
5 36 (40.91%) C++
6 25 (28.41%) PHP
7 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
8 14 (15.91%) SQL
9 8 (9.09%) C
9 8 (9.09%) Lua
10 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.14%) PHP5
13 1 (1.14%) Groovy
13 1 (1.14%) VB
13 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 45 (51.14%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) CCNA
3 8 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.09%) Sun Certification
3 8 (9.09%) OCPJP
4 5 (5.68%) ISEB
4 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) RHCE
5 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) RHCT
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Postfix
2 9 (10.23%) XenServer
3 8 (9.09%) Samba
4 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.82%) vSphere
5 5 (5.68%) iptables
6 3 (3.41%) vCloud
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (30.68%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (27.27%) Puppet
3 15 (17.05%) Salt
4 9 (10.23%) Ansible
5 7 (7.95%) ZABBIX
6 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.55%) Nagios
8 3 (3.41%) yum
9 2 (2.27%) SELinux
9 2 (2.27%) logstash
10 1 (1.14%) Zenoss
10 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
1 19 (21.59%) VMware
2 9 (10.23%) Citrix
3 8 (9.09%) Sun
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) BMC
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy