Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 141 207
Rank change year-on-year +27 +66 -15
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 93 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.12% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 3.05% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 47 17
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -11.11%
10th Percentile £376 £387 £313
90th Percentile £585 £500 £396
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £37.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

Bash Shell is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2165 2522 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.92% 36.77% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1736 1661
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +35 54 £425 - 20
Cheshire +27 26 £525 +44.83% 1
Lancashire -2 9 £535 +25.81%
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 84 (90.32%) Python
2 78 (83.87%) Linux
3 68 (73.12%) DevOps
4 58 (62.37%) Configuration Management
4 58 (62.37%) Puppet
5 56 (60.22%) Ansible
6 52 (55.91%) Jenkins
7 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
8 46 (49.46%) Opscode Chef
9 40 (43.01%) Docker
10 39 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (41.94%) Ruby
11 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (26.88%) Web Services
13 25 (26.88%) Windows
13 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
14 24 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (25.81%) Software Engineering
15 22 (23.66%) Load Balancing
15 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (22.58%) JIRA
17 20 (21.51%) TeamCity
17 20 (21.51%) Confluence
18 18 (19.35%) CentOS
19 17 (18.28%) SonarQube
19 17 (18.28%) nginx
20 16 (17.20%) HTTP
20 16 (17.20%) Microservices
21 15 (16.13%) Mentoring

Bash Shell
Co-occurring 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 20 (21.51%) Confluence
2 17 (18.28%) nginx
3 6 (6.45%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.13%) Slack
3 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.15%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.15%) PaaS
5 2 (2.15%) SaaS
6 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) HTTP
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) SNMP
3 6 (6.45%) SSH
4 3 (3.23%) SMS
5 1 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) IPsec
5 1 (1.08%) OpenFlow
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
1 7 (7.53%) MySQL
2 6 (6.45%) Big Data
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.15%) Redis
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (55.91%) Jenkins
2 51 (54.84%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.58%) JIRA
4 20 (21.51%) TeamCity
5 17 (18.28%) SonarQube
6 7 (7.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.15%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.15%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.08%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.08%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 6 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (69.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 14 (15.05%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (13.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior DevOps
5 13 (13.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) WebOps Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Azure DevOps
8 8 (8.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Splunk Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (3.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) Web Services
2 7 (7.53%) Kafka
2 7 (7.53%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (7.53%) Node.js
3 3 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.23%) React
3 3 (3.23%) RESTful
4 2 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.15%) Handlebars
4 2 (2.15%) jQuery
4 2 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.08%) .NET
5 1 (1.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) Jest
5 1 (1.08%) JMS
5 1 (1.08%) LESS
5 1 (1.08%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Clustering
2 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.38%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 78 (83.87%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Windows
3 24 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (19.35%) CentOS
5 14 (15.05%) Ubuntu
6 13 (13.98%) Debian
7 12 (12.90%) Unix
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.12%) DevOps
2 58 (62.37%) Configuration Management
3 39 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 22 (23.66%) Load Balancing
8 16 (17.20%) Microservices
9 15 (16.13%) Coaching
9 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.13%) Static Code Analysis
10 13 (13.98%) Web Operations
11 11 (11.83%) Scrum
12 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.53%) Kanban
13 7 (7.53%) Task Automation
13 7 (7.53%) Use Case
14 4 (4.30%) User Stories
15 3 (3.23%) Front End Development
15 3 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 84 (90.32%) Python
2 39 (41.94%) Ruby
3 25 (26.88%) PowerShell
4 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.68%) Java
8 8 (8.60%) PHP
9 7 (7.53%) VB
10 4 (4.30%) SQL
11 2 (2.15%) C#
11 2 (2.15%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.15%) Groovy
12 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.08%) Go
12 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 40 (43.01%) Docker
2 14 (15.05%) KVM
2 14 (15.05%) LXC
3 9 (9.68%) Xen
4 6 (6.45%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.08%) Squid
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (62.37%) Puppet
2 56 (60.22%) Ansible
3 46 (49.46%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (13.98%) Packer
4 13 (13.98%) Terraform
5 10 (10.75%) Kubernetes
6 7 (7.53%) Rancher
7 6 (6.45%) Icinga
7 6 (6.45%) Nagios
8 2 (2.15%) Salt
9 1 (1.08%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.08%) SCCM
9 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.60%) Splunk
3 4 (4.30%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.15%) New Relic
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) VMware