The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 114 125
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 22 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 1.14% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Median daily rate £405 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -4.44% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 828 788 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.00% 31.85% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 458 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.00 £45.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the East of England

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the East of England

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the East of England

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hertfordshire +20 20 £405 -14.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £400 +10.34% 14
Norfolk - 1 £550 - 2
Bash Shell
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 29 (80.56%) Python
3 25 (69.44%) Puppet
4 23 (63.89%) Perl
5 21 (58.33%) Java
5 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
5 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (58.33%) Ruby
6 20 (55.56%) Apache
7 19 (52.78%) SSL
7 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (52.78%) LAPP Stack
8 18 (50.00%) DevOps
8 18 (50.00%) Firewall
8 18 (50.00%) Clustering
9 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
10 14 (38.89%) SQL
11 13 (36.11%) Finance
11 13 (36.11%) High Availability
11 13 (36.11%) Salt
12 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 12 (33.33%) RHCE
12 12 (33.33%) Windows
13 11 (30.56%) MySQL
13 11 (30.56%) C
13 11 (30.56%) LAMP
14 9 (25.00%) C#
15 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 7 (19.44%) PowerShell

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 20 (55.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (8.33%) Route 53
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (52.78%) SSL
3 18 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (30.56%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.56%) FishEye
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) CMake
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Avionics
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Audio Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Audio Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (30.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Clustering
2 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Fedora
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (50.00%) DevOps
3 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) High Availability
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 3 (8.33%) Signal Processing
10 2 (5.56%) Coaching
10 2 (5.56%) MVC
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
11 1 (2.78%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (2.78%) Human Resource Management
11 1 (2.78%) Security Hardening
11 1 (2.78%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Python
2 23 (63.89%) Perl
3 21 (58.33%) Java
3 21 (58.33%) Ruby
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) C
6 9 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
8 6 (16.67%) VB
9 4 (11.11%) Embedded C
10 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.56%) C++
11 2 (5.56%) VBScript
12 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (69.44%) Puppet
2 13 (36.11%) Salt
3 6 (16.67%) Ansible
4 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Terraform
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) EMC
2 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.78%) NetApp
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype
2 1 (2.78%) VMware