The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Bash Shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Bash Shell
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 1.78% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £358 £438 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.11% -6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 457 619 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.86% 26.01% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 364 355
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in Berkshire

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bash Shell in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Berkshire

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in Berkshire

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +20 6 £368 -18.33% 12
Slough - 4 £350 - 2
Newbury - 3 £318 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bash Shell
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 47 (90.38%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) Python
3 28 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (53.85%) DevOps
4 27 (51.92%) Java
5 26 (50.00%) Ansible
6 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 20 (38.46%) Unix
7 20 (38.46%) Debian
8 19 (36.54%) CentOS
9 17 (32.69%) Ubuntu
10 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 15 (28.85%) SSH
11 15 (28.85%) SELinux
11 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
11 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
11 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
12 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
13 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (23.08%) ICMP
14 12 (23.08%) Windows
14 12 (23.08%) HTTP
14 12 (23.08%) Puppet
14 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 12 (23.08%) Prototyping
15 11 (21.15%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
16 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 3 (5.77%) Confluence
4 3 (5.77%) Drupal
4 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) WordPress
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SSH
2 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.08%) HTTP
3 12 (23.08%) ICMP
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 2 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) 3G
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.54%) Big Data
5 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.69%) MariaDB
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.38%) Maven
4 6 (11.54%) JIRA
5 5 (9.62%) Ant
5 5 (9.62%) MSBuild
5 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.69%) Subversion
7 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.77%) JUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium
8 1 (1.92%) FishEye
8 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.92%) Hudson
8 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Administrator
3 11 (21.15%) DevOps Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (15.38%) Java Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Consultant
6 7 (13.46%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (11.54%) Java Consultant
7 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.54%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Release Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) LAMP
4 5 (9.62%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) CGI
5 3 (5.77%) Java EE
5 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) YAML
6 2 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.85%) Middleware
6 2 (3.85%) OAuth
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.92%) Node.js
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Linux
2 28 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Debian
3 20 (38.46%) Unix
4 19 (36.54%) CentOS
5 17 (32.69%) Ubuntu
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
7 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.69%) SUSE
10 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.85%) AIX
11 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.92%) Solaris
12 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) DevOps
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Task Automation
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) Open Source Development
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) ITSM
9 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) BDD
10 3 (5.77%) Case Management
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Python
2 27 (51.92%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
6 7 (13.46%) Perl
7 6 (11.54%) PHP
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) C#
8 5 (9.62%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) RHCE
2 2 (3.85%) RHCSA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
2 7 (13.46%) NFS
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) Samba
4 3 (5.77%) Squid
5 2 (3.85%) KVM
5 2 (3.85%) Xen
5 2 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.92%) vCloud
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Ansible
2 15 (28.85%) SELinux
3 12 (23.08%) Puppet
4 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (9.62%) Nagios
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.92%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Salt
8 1 (1.92%) SCCM
8 1 (1.92%) SCOM
8 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.92%) Terraform
8 1 (1.92%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) CA
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.92%) Lotus
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Software AG
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) SunGard
6 1 (1.92%) webMethods