The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 92 107 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 51 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 2 4
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£405 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £475 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +24.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-58.46% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1145 708 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.46% 33.26% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 446 569
Average daily rate £350 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Bash Shell
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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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 - 23 £500 - 5
Bristol +1 20 £400 -15.78% 4
Somerset -15 3 £288 -39.47% 5
Wiltshire - 3 £325 - 1
Bash Shell
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Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 65 (82.28%) Linux
2 58 (73.42%) Perl
3 45 (56.96%) DevOps
4 42 (53.16%) Ruby
5 38 (48.10%) Apache
6 36 (45.57%) MySQL
6 36 (45.57%) Red Hat
7 34 (43.04%) PHP
7 34 (43.04%) Java
7 34 (43.04%) Python
8 32 (40.51%) VMware
9 31 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (39.24%) LAMP
10 30 (37.97%) Windows
10 30 (37.97%) Puppet
11 29 (36.71%) Firewall
12 28 (35.44%) Debian
13 26 (32.91%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (32.91%) Ubuntu
13 26 (32.91%) VPN
14 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
16 21 (26.58%) XenServer
17 20 (25.32%) nginx
17 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
17 20 (25.32%) Samba
17 20 (25.32%) OO
18 18 (22.78%) Postfix
19 17 (21.52%) CentOS
19 17 (21.52%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 38 (48.10%) Apache
2 20 (25.32%) nginx
3 14 (17.72%) Confluence
4 12 (15.19%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 26 (32.91%) VPN
3 16 (20.25%) LDAP
4 15 (18.99%) LAN
4 15 (18.99%) WAN
5 14 (17.72%) SSH
5 14 (17.72%) SNMP
5 14 (17.72%) Network Security
6 13 (16.46%) IPv6
7 12 (15.19%) IPsec
7 12 (15.19%) OSPF
7 12 (15.19%) BGP
7 12 (15.19%) EIGRP
8 10 (12.66%) Internet
9 9 (11.39%) SMTP
10 4 (5.06%) DNS
11 3 (3.80%) SSL
11 3 (3.80%) HTTP
12 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) MySQL
2 26 (32.91%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) TKPROF
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
3 17 (21.52%) Subversion
4 14 (17.72%) JIRA
4 14 (17.72%) Hudson
5 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (5.06%) ClearCase
6 4 (5.06%) Selenium
7 3 (3.80%) NUnit
8 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (31.65%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (24.05%) Python Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Administrator
5 17 (21.52%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (15.19%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (12.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.86%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Tester
10 1 (1.27%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) LAMP
2 6 (7.59%) HTML
3 5 (6.33%) RESTful
3 5 (6.33%) HTML5
3 5 (6.33%) CSS3
3 5 (6.33%) CSS
3 5 (6.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) XSD
5 1 (1.27%) XSLT
5 1 (1.27%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) JPA
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Open Source
2 12 (15.19%) Wiki
3 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) W3C
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (82.28%) Linux
2 30 (37.97%) Windows
3 28 (35.44%) Debian
4 26 (32.91%) Ubuntu
5 17 (21.52%) CentOS
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.33%) UNIX
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.96%) DevOps
2 31 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (25.32%) OO
4 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.72%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (17.72%) Problem Management
5 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
6 11 (13.92%) Build Automation
7 8 (10.13%) OOD
8 7 (8.86%) OOP
9 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.06%) Release Management
10 4 (5.06%) ITIL
11 2 (2.53%) UML
11 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.53%) Project Management
11 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) Perl
2 42 (53.16%) Ruby
3 34 (43.04%) Python
3 34 (43.04%) PHP
3 34 (43.04%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 8 (10.13%) PHP5
6 7 (8.86%) C++
6 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) C
9 1 (1.27%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) sed
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) AWK
9 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) CCENT
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.80%) LPIC
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (26.58%) XenServer
3 20 (25.32%) Samba
4 18 (22.78%) Postfix
5 3 (3.80%) qmail
5 3 (3.80%) Squid
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (37.97%) Puppet
2 16 (20.25%) ZABBIX
3 12 (15.19%) Salt
4 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.80%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.27%) YUM
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.27%) Ansible
6 1 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Red Hat
2 32 (40.51%) VMware
3 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 4 (5.06%) Juniper
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) F5
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (1.27%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 19 days ago