The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 27 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 4.17% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 9.35% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +83.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £448 £358
% change year-on-year -2.79% +25.17%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 150 107 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 53.96% 44.58% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 90 114
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Oxford

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (28.57%) SELinux
4 2 (28.57%) Flask
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Pyramid
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Debian
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Django
5 1 (14.29%) Lucene
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Django Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Django
1 2 (28.57%) Flask
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Pyramid
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Celery
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Lucene
2 1 (14.29%) POSIX
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) AWK
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) sed
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) SELinux
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware