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 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 104 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 37 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.34% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.90% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 21
Median daily rate £450 £426 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +21.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1064 1308 1224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.69% 34.33% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 870 785
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 25
Median hourly rate £40.50 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.10% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £18.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £45.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Manchester +25 27 £425 - 12
Cheshire +24 8 £550 +36.64% 6
Bash Shell
England

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

1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) Python
3 27 (55.10%) DevOps
4 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (46.94%) Puppet
5 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
6 19 (38.78%) Docker
7 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
9 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
9 16 (32.65%) Ansible
10 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
10 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
11 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.45%) Ruby
12 11 (22.45%) CentOS
12 11 (22.45%) Terraform
13 9 (18.37%) Packer
14 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
14 8 (16.33%) Web Services
14 8 (16.33%) Perl
15 7 (14.29%) PHP
15 7 (14.29%) Debian
15 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 7 (14.29%) Node.js
15 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
15 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
15 7 (14.29%) LXC

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 6 (12.24%) nginx
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (8.16%) Slack
3 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 4 (8.16%) SSL
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
5 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.12%) GitLab
5 3 (6.12%) gulp
5 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.12%) MSI
5 3 (6.12%) webpack
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
6 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) Mocha
6 2 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (4.08%) Yeoman
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.04%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 21 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (18.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (16.33%) Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) Node.js
3 5 (10.20%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (10.20%) Memcached
3 5 (10.20%) Qt
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) React
4 3 (6.12%) Sass
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.04%) CSS3
6 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.04%) Java EE
6 1 (2.04%) JMS
6 1 (2.04%) Kafka
6 1 (2.04%) LAMP
6 1 (2.04%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Wiki
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) CentOS
3 7 (14.29%) Debian
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Windows
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) DevOps
2 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 6 (12.24%) Kanban
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Microservices
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) UML
8 4 (8.16%) Coaching
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Software Deployment
8 4 (8.16%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
3 11 (22.45%) Ruby
4 8 (16.33%) Perl
5 7 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (10.20%) C
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) SQL
8 3 (6.12%) Java
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) ES6
9 2 (4.08%) Groovy
9 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) KVM
2 7 (14.29%) LXC
3 6 (12.24%) Squid
4 5 (10.20%) iptables
4 5 (10.20%) Postfix
4 5 (10.20%) Varnish
5 4 (8.16%) Xen
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (46.94%) Puppet
2 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (32.65%) Ansible
4 11 (22.45%) Terraform
5 9 (18.37%) Packer
6 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
7 5 (10.20%) Nagios
8 4 (8.16%) Rancher
9 3 (6.12%) Cobbler
9 3 (6.12%) Salt
9 3 (6.12%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.16%) SaltStack
2 4 (8.16%) Splunk
3 1 (2.04%) New Relic
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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