Period
to 19 February 2020

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 6 months to 19 February 2020 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 138 130
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 90 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.62% 1.48% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 3.66% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 34
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £369 £363 £379
90th Percentile £638 £588 £625
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
South West median hourly rate - £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.86% +59.09%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -

Bash Shell is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,251 2,597 1,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.51% 40.43% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,483 1,664 1,232
South West median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £556
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 115 81
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23.10 £29.55 £22.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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 6 months to 19 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 31 £475 - 16
Gloucestershire +16 26 £506 -3.57% 20
Wiltshire +16 13 £529 -3.82% 3
Somerset +4 8 £600 +26.32% 11
Dorset -5 2 - - 3
Devon -9 1 £450 -6.25% 2
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 62 (68.89%) Linux
2 47 (52.22%) Python
3 38 (42.22%) DevOps
4 36 (40.00%) Windows
5 32 (35.56%) Docker
6 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
7 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (32.22%) Jenkins
9 26 (28.89%) Ansible
10 25 (27.78%) Software Engineering
10 25 (27.78%) Kubernetes
11 24 (26.67%) Azure
12 23 (25.56%) AWS
13 22 (24.44%) Puppet
14 21 (23.33%) C
15 18 (20.00%) C++
15 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 18 (20.00%) Unit Testing
16 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure as Code
17 16 (17.78%) Terraform
17 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
18 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (15.56%) Public Sector
19 14 (15.56%) ITIL
19 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
20 13 (14.44%) SQL
20 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
20 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (13.33%) Unix

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 7 (7.78%) Confluence
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.33%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (2.22%) Gunicorn
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Azure
2 23 (25.56%) AWS
3 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.67%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.44%) GCP
6 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.33%) Serverless
7 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.22%) GitHub
7 2 (2.22%) IaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.11%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (1.11%) npm
8 1 (1.11%) Route 53
8 1 (1.11%) Slack
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (6.67%) SSH
3 5 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (3.33%) DHCP
4 3 (3.33%) IPsec
4 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.22%) FTP
5 2 (2.22%) HTTP
5 2 (2.22%) NAS
5 2 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) DSL
6 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.56%) Big Data
2 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.11%) HBase
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.22%) GitLab
4 9 (10.00%) JIRA
5 8 (8.89%) Vagrant
6 7 (7.78%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.78%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (6.67%) git-flow
8 5 (5.56%) MSBuild
8 5 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.11%) CF BOSH
10 1 (1.11%) Gatling
10 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.11%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.11%) Spock
10 1 (1.11%) TestRail
10 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (15.56%) Public Sector
2 9 (10.00%) Electronics
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) OO PHP Developer
6 6 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) RESTful
2 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) OAuth
2 9 (10.00%) OAuth2
2 9 (10.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.78%) CSS
3 7 (7.78%) HTML
4 6 (6.67%) CSS3
4 6 (6.67%) HTML5
4 6 (6.67%) Laravel
4 6 (6.67%) LESS
4 6 (6.67%) Sass
5 5 (5.56%) Middleware
6 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.33%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.33%) Node.js
7 3 (3.33%) OpenID
8 2 (2.22%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Linux
2 36 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (13.33%) Unix
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.67%) CentOS
5 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Solaris
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Fedora
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) DevOps
2 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 18 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (18.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (15.56%) ITIL
8 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 12 (13.33%) Information Security
10 11 (12.22%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (12.22%) System Testing
11 10 (11.11%) Migration
12 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
13 8 (8.89%) V-Model
14 7 (7.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) Python
2 21 (23.33%) C
3 18 (20.00%) C++
3 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) Java
6 9 (10.00%) Groovy
6 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.00%) Perl
6 9 (10.00%) PHP
7 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.67%) Korn
8 6 (6.67%) PHP 7
9 3 (3.33%) C#
9 3 (3.33%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) Scala
11 1 (1.11%) ES6
11 1 (1.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) GIAC
6 2 (2.22%) MCSA
6 2 (2.22%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CEH
7 1 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) GCIH
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Docker
2 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) HDFS
5 1 (1.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.11%) Samba
5 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (28.89%) Ansible
2 25 (27.78%) Kubernetes
3 22 (24.44%) Puppet
4 16 (17.78%) Terraform
5 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.78%) SCOM
6 6 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.44%) Salt
8 3 (3.33%) Grafana
8 3 (3.33%) Nagios
8 3 (3.33%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.33%) Rancher
9 2 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (2.22%) Marathon
9 2 (2.22%) Mesos
9 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.22%) OpenView
9 2 (2.22%) SCCM
9 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) VMware
3 8 (8.89%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) SAP
4 7 (7.78%) AppDynamics
4 7 (7.78%) Dynatrace
4 7 (7.78%) IBM
4 7 (7.78%) Oracle
5 5 (5.56%) Altera
5 5 (5.56%) Xilinx
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco
6 3 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Progress
7 2 (2.22%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.22%) Google
7 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds