The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 36 40
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 0 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 3.48% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.11% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 185 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 29.58% 42.92% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 118 93
Median daily rate £325 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.32% -0.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Lancashire

Bash Shell
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Tuxedo
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle