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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 119 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.047% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.14% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
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£338 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £425 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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
809 692 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.53% 32.72% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 424 446
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 30
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -28.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.56 £37.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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
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Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ODBC
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) VMware