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 30 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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 119 105
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 28 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 0.72% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 1.91% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 33
Median daily rate £465 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £334 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 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 1027 1102 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.50% 37.86% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 657 739
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 111 61
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +13 8 £400 -5.88% 3
Gloucestershire -1 7 £475 +11.76% 2
Somerset - 6 £350 - 3
Wiltshire +5 4 £481 -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 39 (60.94%) Linux
1 39 (60.94%) Python
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (45.31%) Ruby
3 29 (45.31%) Java
4 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
4 25 (39.06%) DevOps
5 22 (34.38%) Perl
6 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
6 21 (32.81%) Puppet
7 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
8 18 (28.13%) Oracle
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 17 (26.56%) Ansible
10 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
12 14 (21.88%) SQL
12 14 (21.88%) Docker
12 14 (21.88%) Terraform
13 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
13 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
14 12 (18.75%) VMware
15 11 (17.19%) Unix
15 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
15 11 (17.19%) C
15 11 (17.19%) CentOS
15 11 (17.19%) Vagrant
16 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
16 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (14.06%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) nginx
3 7 (10.94%) Confluence
4 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon S3
3 6 (9.38%) GitHub
3 6 (9.38%) Route 53
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (4.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
2 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) VoIP
3 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.69%) AMQP
4 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.69%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) SSH
5 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) dBASE
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.19%) Vagrant
4 9 (14.06%) JIRA
5 7 (10.94%) Bitbucket
6 6 (9.38%) Maven
7 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.25%) CMake
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium
9 3 (4.69%) Ant
9 3 (4.69%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.69%) GoogleTest
9 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.69%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.13%) Valgrind
10 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Junior
7 3 (4.69%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (4.69%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) MCollective
4 2 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) boto
5 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.13%) Digital TV
2 2 (3.13%) STB
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) CESG
3 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (17.19%) CentOS
4 11 (17.19%) Unix
5 8 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.81%) Solaris
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.13%) CoreOS
9 2 (3.13%) Debian
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) DevOps
3 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Open Source
8 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) Python
2 29 (45.31%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Ruby
3 22 (34.38%) Perl
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
6 11 (17.19%) C
6 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.81%) C++
9 5 (7.81%) Go
10 2 (3.13%) Lua
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) ISEB
4 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Docker
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.69%) LXC
5 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.56%) Gluster
6 1 (1.56%) HDFS
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) Puppet
2 17 (26.56%) Ansible
3 14 (21.88%) Terraform
4 8 (12.50%) Nagios
5 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.94%) Salt
6 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (4.69%) OSSEC
7 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) SaltStack
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) New Relic
7 3 (4.69%) SAP
7 3 (4.69%) Sybase
8 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.56%) Canon
9 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Intel
9 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) Sun