The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 27 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 / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 110 116
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 16 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 1.04% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 2.74% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 21
Median daily rate £400 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £488 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
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 South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1130 1174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.35% 37.91% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 711 784
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 80 71
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £55.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the South West

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the South West

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the South West

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +3 6 £418 +15.17% 8
Dorset +9 4 £335 -
Gloucestershire -9 4 - - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £475 - 1
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 32 (69.57%) Python
2 28 (60.87%) Linux
3 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (47.83%) Ruby
5 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 19 (41.30%) Puppet
5 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
5 19 (41.30%) DevOps
6 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
7 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.78%) VMware
8 15 (32.61%) Perl
8 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (30.43%) Java
10 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (26.09%) Oracle
11 12 (26.09%) Unix
12 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
12 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
12 11 (23.91%) Ansible
12 11 (23.91%) Docker
12 11 (23.91%) Terraform
13 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
13 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (19.57%) Apache
14 9 (19.57%) DNS
15 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
15 8 (17.39%) Finance

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 9 (19.57%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) nginx
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (6.52%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon S3
2 5 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.70%) GitHub
3 4 (8.70%) Route 53
4 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) AMQP
3 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.52%) LDAP
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
3 3 (6.52%) VoIP
3 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) FCoE
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) dBASE
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.52%) CMake
5 3 (6.52%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (6.52%) STL
3 3 (6.52%) Yocto
4 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.35%) MCollective
5 1 (2.17%) boto
5 1 (2.17%) Django
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Device Driver
2 3 (6.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) Unix
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.39%) Ubuntu
6 7 (15.22%) CentOS
7 6 (13.04%) Solaris
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.52%) Debian
9 3 (6.52%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.17%) AIX
11 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
11 1 (2.17%) HPUX
11 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Release Management
8 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Test Management
8 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) Python
2 22 (47.83%) Ruby
3 15 (32.61%) Perl
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
5 13 (28.26%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) C
6 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.04%) C++
7 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.70%) Go
10 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.17%) C-shell
11 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) AWS Certification
4 3 (6.52%) ISEB
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) RHCA
5 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.35%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) Gluster
5 1 (2.17%) HDFS
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.17%) Samba
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Puppet
2 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 11 (23.91%) Terraform
3 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) Nagios
4 3 (6.52%) Salt
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) OpenView
6 1 (2.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.04%) Google
4 6 (13.04%) SaltStack
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Sybase
6 2 (4.35%) arcserve
6 2 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Cognos
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.17%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas