The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 29 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 65 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.53% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 1.50% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.05% +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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 183 266 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.60% 35.28% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 142
Median daily rate £365 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Opsview
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) JNDI
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JNDI
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Opsview
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM