The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bash Shell
Rank 126 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.075% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £488 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £388 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £388 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
944 851 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.64% 31.72% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 517 435
Average daily rate £383 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 46 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £19.66 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 5 £475 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) GitHub
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Release Management
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) Ruby
7 3 (27.27%) Terraform
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) System Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (18.18%) Test Management
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Tornado
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Fedora
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Mercator
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP