The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 18 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.04% 0.58% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 2.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £405 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 213 187 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 35.98% 27.34% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 107 116
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in Hertfordshire

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hatfield - 8 £405 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £453 -
St Albans - 1 £500 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Bash Shell
East of England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 22 (91.67%) Python
3 19 (79.17%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Perl
3 19 (79.17%) Tomcat
3 19 (79.17%) Ruby
3 19 (79.17%) Puppet
4 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (75.00%) Apache
4 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
5 17 (70.83%) SSL
5 17 (70.83%) Firewall
5 17 (70.83%) Clustering
6 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
7 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
8 12 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (50.00%) Finance
8 12 (50.00%) DevOps
9 11 (45.83%) Salt
9 11 (45.83%) High Availability
9 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
9 11 (45.83%) RHCE
10 10 (41.67%) MySQL
10 10 (41.67%) LAMP
11 7 (29.17%) C
11 7 (29.17%) Windows
12 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
13 4 (16.67%) Data Protection

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 19 (79.17%) Tomcat
2 18 (75.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (41.67%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Hudson
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.33%) FishEye
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
2 10 (41.67%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Clustering
2 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (50.00%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) High Availability
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.17%) Human Resource Management
9 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
9 1 (4.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Python
2 19 (79.17%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Perl
2 19 (79.17%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) Puppet
2 11 (45.83%) Salt
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) NetApp
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype
2 1 (4.17%) VMware