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 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.15% 1.01% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 1.78% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £448 £492
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 169 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 58.15% 57.09% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 131 116
Median daily rate £430 £375 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
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 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

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
1 8 (88.89%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Nagios
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (33.33%) Debian
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
4 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
4 3 (33.33%) SELinux
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Bash Shell
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Administrator
1 8 (88.89%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) CentOS
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Debian
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperic
2 3 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) 3PAR
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft