The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 113 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% - 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Bash Shell
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 £475 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) OLTP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) OLTP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TextMate
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) MooTools
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) Nmap
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware