The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.05% 0.70% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 2.31% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £368 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.33% -4.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £390 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £399
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.37%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 260 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.53% 30.44% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 157 158
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) Python
3 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 20 (76.92%) DevOps
4 20 (76.92%) Java
4 20 (76.92%) Debian
5 18 (69.23%) CentOS
6 15 (57.69%) SELinux
6 15 (57.69%) Ubuntu
6 15 (57.69%) SSH
6 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
6 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
6 15 (57.69%) Unix
7 14 (53.85%) Ansible
7 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
8 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (46.15%) HTTP
9 12 (46.15%) ICMP
9 12 (46.15%) Prototyping
10 11 (42.31%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (30.77%) Open Source
11 8 (30.77%) Windows
12 7 (26.92%) Puppet
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
13 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
13 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 6 (23.08%) IIS
13 6 (23.08%) Scrum

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SSH
2 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) HTTP
3 12 (46.15%) ICMP
4 2 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Ant
2 5 (19.23%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps Developer
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Java Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Python Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) RESTful
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) CGI
3 2 (7.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (76.92%) Debian
4 18 (69.23%) CentOS
5 15 (57.69%) Ubuntu
5 15 (57.69%) Unix
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) SUSE
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Code Coverage
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Python
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
2 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) SELinux
2 14 (53.85%) Ansible
3 7 (26.92%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.85%) Salt
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware