The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
England / North West
Rank 118 107 141
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 12 52 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 1.36% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 3.62% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1034 1437 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.77% 37.59% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 908 685
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the North West

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the North West

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the North West

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -13 8 £400 -5.88% 9
Cheshire +27 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Merseyside 0 1 £225 -47.05% 1
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 52 (96.30%) Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Puppet
3 35 (64.81%) Python
4 30 (55.56%) DevOps
5 29 (53.70%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (53.70%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (53.70%) Ruby
6 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (40.74%) Ansible
8 20 (37.04%) Unix
9 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 18 (33.33%) Docker
10 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
11 17 (31.48%) Java
12 14 (25.93%) CentOS
13 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (24.07%) Perl
14 10 (18.52%) PHP
15 9 (16.67%) vSphere
15 9 (16.67%) OpenStack
15 9 (16.67%) CloudStack
16 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
16 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
16 8 (14.81%) VMware
17 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
17 7 (12.96%) Oracle
17 7 (12.96%) XenServer
17 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 9 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.11%) Tuxedo
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) nginx
5 3 (5.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
6 1 (1.85%) Drupal
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (53.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Heroku
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) PaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) DNS
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
2 4 (7.41%) SSL
3 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.56%) Redis
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) Maven
5 3 (5.56%) GitLab
5 3 (5.56%) Hudson
5 3 (5.56%) MSI
5 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.70%) GoCD
7 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.85%) JMeter
7 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.85%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Memcached
2 4 (7.41%) MCollective
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) LAMP
5 1 (1.85%) Laravel
5 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Linux
2 20 (37.04%) Unix
3 14 (25.93%) CentOS
4 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (1.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) DevOps
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) High Availability
7 4 (7.41%) Build Automation
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Microservices
8 3 (5.56%) Open Source
8 3 (5.56%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Python
2 29 (53.70%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
4 13 (24.07%) Perl
5 10 (18.52%) PHP
6 6 (11.11%) C
6 6 (11.11%) COBOL
7 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Korn
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) Go
9 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.85%) C#
10 1 (1.85%) Jython
10 1 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.85%) VBScript
10 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Docker
2 9 (16.67%) vSphere
3 7 (12.96%) Xen
3 7 (12.96%) XenServer
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (9.26%) iptables
5 5 (9.26%) Postfix
5 5 (9.26%) Squid
5 5 (9.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (68.52%) Puppet
2 29 (53.70%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (40.74%) Ansible
4 7 (12.96%) Cobbler
4 7 (12.96%) Terraform
5 5 (9.26%) Nagios
6 4 (7.41%) Packer
6 4 (7.41%) ZABBIX
7 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) VMware
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.11%) Micro Focus
4 4 (7.41%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 24 days ago