The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 40 27 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 8 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.40% 4.92% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 9.48% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Median daily rate £475 £450 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £448 £358
% change year-on-year -2.79% +25.17%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 147 232 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 44.14% 51.90% 58.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 173
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 17
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £42.00 £39.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Gloucestershire

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Perl
3 14 (70.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) C
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) Ruby
7 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (40.00%) Unix
9 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
9 7 (35.00%) JIRA
9 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (30.00%) ISEB
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
11 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (25.00%) HP
11 5 (25.00%) C++
11 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
11 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (20.00%) Confluence
12 4 (20.00%) Test Management
12 4 (20.00%) Wireshark

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
1 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (15.00%) AMQP
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) dBASE
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (20.00%) CMake
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) GoogleTest
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Valgrind
5 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 14 (70.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (15.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) SAP