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 29 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.

Bash Shell
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 18 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.74% 2.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 8.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 0
Median daily rate £500 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.05% +24.13%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 287 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.18% 28.25% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 28 (96.55%) Linux
1 28 (96.55%) Python
2 24 (82.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 23 (79.31%) DevOps
4 22 (75.86%) Unix
4 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
5 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
5 21 (72.41%) Ubuntu
5 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
5 21 (72.41%) SSH
5 21 (72.41%) Java
5 21 (72.41%) Debian
5 21 (72.41%) CentOS
5 21 (72.41%) SELinux
6 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
7 18 (62.07%) Prototyping
8 17 (58.62%) Ansible
8 17 (58.62%) HTTP
8 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
9 16 (55.17%) ICMP
9 16 (55.17%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (41.38%) Open Source
11 6 (20.69%) Open Source Development
12 5 (17.24%) Big Data
13 4 (13.79%) Puppet
13 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
13 4 (13.79%) Perl
14 3 (10.34%) PHP
14 3 (10.34%) Windows

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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) SSH
2 17 (58.62%) HTTP
2 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
3 16 (55.17%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.45%) GoCD
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Python Developer
4 9 (31.03%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) Java Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) Java Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Hadoop Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Hadoop Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) Laravel
2 1 (3.45%) Symfony
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 24 (82.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (75.86%) Unix
4 21 (72.41%) CentOS
4 21 (72.41%) Debian
4 21 (72.41%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 18 (62.07%) Prototyping
3 12 (41.38%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source Development
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) API Development
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) SOLID
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 21 (72.41%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) F#
7 1 (3.45%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) Haskell
7 1 (3.45%) ML
7 1 (3.45%) OCaml
7 1 (3.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) RHCE
3 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
2 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) SELinux
2 17 (58.62%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) VMware