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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
England / South West
Rank 110 76 96
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 24 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 2.21% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 5.56% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 40
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1006 1152 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.84% 39.86% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 761 727
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 71
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.17 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire -19 9 £500 +11.11% 5
Wiltshire -3 6 £469 +26.68%
Somerset +3 5 £273 - 1
Bristol +9 4 £420 -16.00% 4
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 41 (64.06%) Python
2 34 (53.13%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
6 26 (40.63%) DV Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) Perl
8 22 (34.38%) Ruby
9 19 (29.69%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) Hadoop
10 16 (25.00%) Ansible
11 15 (23.44%) DevOps
12 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
13 13 (20.31%) HP
13 13 (20.31%) C
13 13 (20.31%) Unix
13 13 (20.31%) JIRA
14 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (18.75%) Puppet
14 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.19%) CentOS
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
15 11 (17.19%) LoadRunner
15 11 (17.19%) Nagios
16 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (14.06%) Git (software)

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
2 5 (7.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (7.81%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (7.81%) Route 53
2 5 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) SSL
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) JIRA
2 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.19%) LoadRunner
4 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.06%) Selenium
5 8 (12.50%) Vagrant
6 7 (10.94%) Ant
6 7 (10.94%) Maven
7 6 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (7.81%) JMeter
8 5 (7.81%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Artifactory
9 4 (6.25%) SonarQube
9 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.25%) Zephyr
10 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.56%) CMake
11 1 (1.56%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (6.25%) Electronics
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.25%) Marketing
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Junior
8 3 (4.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) ELK Stack
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.56%) JSON
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) CESG
2 2 (3.13%) Digital TV
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.13%) STB
3 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Unix
4 11 (17.19%) CentOS
5 7 (10.94%) Windows
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.25%) CoreOS
8 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.56%) Debian
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) DevOps
3 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
4 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.38%) BDD
7 6 (9.38%) Release Management
7 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.81%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.25%) Test Management
9 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Python
2 34 (53.13%) Java
3 25 (39.06%) Perl
4 22 (34.38%) Ruby
5 13 (20.31%) C
6 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.94%) C++
7 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
7 7 (10.94%) SQL
8 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.69%) Go
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) Lua
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.63%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.94%) ISEB
5 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) LXC
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.56%) Gluster
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) Ansible
2 12 (18.75%) Puppet
3 11 (17.19%) Nagios
4 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (12.50%) Terraform
6 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (7.81%) OSSEC
7 5 (7.81%) Salt
8 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) HP
3 7 (10.94%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.38%) Cloudera
5 5 (7.81%) New Relic
5 5 (7.81%) SaltStack
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Canon
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) Sun