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 26 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.43% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 1.64% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £399
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 251 183 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 39.78% 28.37% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 102 135
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £52.50 £40.35
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 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
Hatfield - 2 £354 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - - 2
Welwyn - 1 £388 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Bash Shell
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) Python
3 22 (75.86%) Perl
3 22 (75.86%) SSL
4 21 (72.41%) Java
4 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
4 21 (72.41%) Ruby
5 20 (68.97%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (68.97%) Apache
5 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
5 20 (68.97%) LAPP Stack
6 19 (65.52%) Puppet
6 19 (65.52%) Firewall
6 19 (65.52%) Clustering
7 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
8 14 (48.28%) SQL
9 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
10 12 (41.38%) RHCE
10 12 (41.38%) Finance
10 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
10 12 (41.38%) High Availability
10 12 (41.38%) DevOps
10 12 (41.38%) Salt
11 11 (37.93%) LAMP
11 11 (37.93%) MySQL
12 7 (24.14%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (24.14%) C
12 7 (24.14%) Windows
13 6 (20.69%) VB
13 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing

Bash Shell
Co-occurring 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 21 (72.41%) Tomcat
2 20 (68.97%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) SSL
2 20 (68.97%) TCP/IP
3 19 (65.52%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (37.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (37.93%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Clustering
2 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 12 (41.38%) High Availability
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Threat Management
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.45%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.45%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Python
2 22 (75.86%) Perl
3 21 (72.41%) Java
3 21 (72.41%) Ruby
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) C
6 6 (20.69%) VB
7 5 (17.24%) C#
8 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.45%) AWK
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.45%) Korn
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.45%) sed
9 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Puppet
2 12 (41.38%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Dell
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) VMware