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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 108 85 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 36 51 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.66% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 4.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 45 2
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£400 £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -14.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -58.46%
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
1280 1156 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.00% 37.68% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 760 447
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 47 42
Average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -6 17 £400 -20.00% 2
Devon +6 7 £420 +40.00%
Bristol -17 6 £325 -18.75%
Dorset - 5 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 - - 1
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (76.06%) Perl
2 52 (73.24%) Ruby
3 49 (69.01%) Python
4 42 (59.15%) Linux
5 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (50.70%) Java
7 34 (47.89%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (43.66%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
10 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
11 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
11 27 (38.03%) Subversion
12 26 (36.62%) Puppet
13 24 (33.80%) C++
14 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
14 23 (32.39%) Jenkins
14 23 (32.39%) DevOps
15 22 (30.99%) UNIX
16 18 (25.35%) Windows
16 18 (25.35%) OO
16 18 (25.35%) PHP
16 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
16 18 (25.35%) VMware
17 17 (23.94%) Apache
17 17 (23.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 17 (23.94%) ClearCase
18 16 (22.54%) Ansible
19 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (19.72%) Client/Server
19 14 (19.72%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (23.94%) Apache
2 14 (19.72%) JBoss
3 11 (15.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) nginx
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.63%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.82%) Confluence
6 2 (2.82%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SDH
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
1 11 (15.49%) Wireshark
2 10 (14.08%) 2G
2 10 (14.08%) 2.5G
2 10 (14.08%) 3G
3 9 (12.68%) 4G
4 7 (9.86%) WAN
4 7 (9.86%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) Firewall
5 2 (2.82%) IPsec
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
5 2 (2.82%) OSPF
5 2 (2.82%) BGP
5 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.82%) IPv6
6 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.63%) MarkLogic
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Subversion
2 23 (32.39%) Git (software)
2 23 (32.39%) Jenkins
3 17 (23.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (23.94%) ClearCase
4 11 (15.49%) Maven
5 10 (14.08%) Hudson
6 8 (11.27%) Ant
7 7 (9.86%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (8.45%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.45%) LoadRunner
9 5 (7.04%) JIRA
10 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) C++ Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 1 (1.41%) Qt Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Configuration Manager
11 1 (1.41%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) STL
1 13 (18.31%) Web Services
2 8 (11.27%) J2EE
3 7 (9.86%) Java EE
4 6 (8.45%) .NET
5 5 (7.04%) WCF
6 3 (4.23%) jQuery
6 3 (4.23%) JSON
6 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.23%) Spring
6 3 (4.23%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) LAMP
7 2 (2.82%) Flask
8 1 (1.41%) XML
8 1 (1.41%) Swing
8 1 (1.41%) AWT
8 1 (1.41%) Qt
8 1 (1.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Client/Server
2 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) DTV
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) Wiki
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 22 (30.99%) UNIX
3 18 (25.35%) Windows
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.08%) CentOS
7 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.04%) Debian
9 5 (7.04%) Fedora
9 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.23%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (32.39%) DevOps
4 18 (25.35%) OO
4 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) Release Management
6 10 (14.08%) OOD
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.86%) User Stories
9 6 (8.45%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Test Management
10 5 (7.04%) Open Source
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
10 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 54 (76.06%) Perl
2 52 (73.24%) Ruby
3 49 (69.01%) Python
4 36 (50.70%) Java
5 24 (33.80%) C++
6 18 (25.35%) PHP
7 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
8 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
9 10 (14.08%) SQL
10 8 (11.27%) C#
11 7 (9.86%) Lua
12 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
12 5 (7.04%) VBScript
13 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
14 3 (4.23%) C
15 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
15 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) Sun Certification
3 7 (9.86%) OCPJP
4 5 (7.04%) CCNA
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) RHCE
5 4 (5.63%) ISEB
5 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) vSphere
3 7 (9.86%) VirtualBox
3 7 (9.86%) Docker
4 5 (7.04%) Postfix
4 5 (7.04%) Samba
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) XenServer
6 3 (4.23%) XenApp
7 2 (2.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 31 (43.66%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (36.62%) Puppet
3 16 (22.54%) Ansible
4 11 (15.49%) Vagrant
5 9 (12.68%) Salt
6 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.41%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.35%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) Sun
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 5 (7.04%) Symantec
6 4 (5.63%) NetApp
6 4 (5.63%) Lotus