The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 March 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -4.44% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 227 205 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.55% 30.55% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 128
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £24.75 £11.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.63% -47.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £36.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Salt
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SSL
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) nginx
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (42.86%) Route 53

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (42.86%) Route 53
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Junos
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior WebOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (42.86%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (42.86%) Sensu
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Salt
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Terraform
3 3 (42.86%) collectd
3 3 (42.86%) Kibana
3 3 (42.86%) logstash
3 3 (42.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Rackspace
1 3 (42.86%) SaltStack
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat