Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 146 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -15
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 98 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 1.04% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.78% 2.72% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 39
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £307
90th Percentile £588 £625 £563
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +59.09% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +8.11%

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 2,593 2,022 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.71% 38.36% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,669 1,236 1,444
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 87 160
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -1.89% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £16.75 £21.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +15 39 £463 - 26
Gloucestershire +10 24 £525 - 13
Wiltshire -38 13 £550 -8.33% 4
Devon -8 7 £480 +12.94%
Dorset +4 6 £370 -12.94% 11
Somerset -1 6 £475 +35.71% 7
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 75 (76.53%) Linux
2 65 (66.33%) Python
3 46 (46.94%) Windows
4 44 (44.90%) DevOps
5 38 (38.78%) Jenkins
5 38 (38.78%) Docker
5 38 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
7 32 (32.65%) Git (software)
8 30 (30.61%) Java
9 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (26.53%) PowerShell
11 25 (25.51%) Ruby
11 25 (25.51%) SQL
12 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
12 24 (24.49%) Ansible
12 24 (24.49%) Puppet
12 24 (24.49%) Terraform
13 23 (23.47%) JIRA
14 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
15 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (19.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (18.37%) Perl
18 17 (17.35%) Finance
18 17 (17.35%) Kubernetes
19 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
19 15 (15.31%) Selenium
20 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
20 14 (14.29%) Web Services

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 13 (13.27%) Apache
2 8 (8.16%) Confluence
3 6 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.12%) JBoss
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) nginx
5 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.02%) Mule
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) InVision
2 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) HipChat
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon S3
3 11 (11.22%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (9.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (8.16%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (4.08%) Datadog
6 4 (4.08%) GitHub
6 4 (4.08%) Route 53
7 3 (3.06%) IaaS
8 2 (2.04%) Apigee
8 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.04%) npm
8 2 (2.04%) NuGet
8 2 (2.04%) PaaS
8 2 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (1.02%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) NAS
2 5 (5.10%) SAN
2 5 (5.10%) VPN
3 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.08%) SSH
4 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) VoIP
5 2 (2.04%) BGP
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) Network Security
5 2 (2.04%) OSPF
5 2 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.02%) TACACS
6 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.02%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) MySQL
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
3 8 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.08%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (3.06%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.06%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Zeppelin
7 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Jenkins
2 32 (32.65%) Git (software)
3 23 (23.47%) JIRA
4 15 (15.31%) Selenium
5 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
6 8 (8.16%) GitLab
7 7 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 7 (7.14%) JMeter
8 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (4.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (4.08%) CF BOSH
9 4 (4.08%) gulp
9 4 (4.08%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (4.08%) WATIR
9 4 (4.08%) webpack
10 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.04%) WebStorm
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (15.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Administrator
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.12%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) Web Services
2 10 (10.20%) JSON
3 9 (9.18%) Middleware
4 8 (8.16%) SOAP
4 8 (8.16%) XML
5 7 (7.14%) .NET
5 7 (7.14%) Java EE
5 7 (7.14%) Node.js
6 6 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (6.12%) HTML
6 6 (6.12%) Sass
7 5 (5.10%) CSS
7 5 (5.10%) LAMP
8 4 (4.08%) amCharts
8 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.08%) D3.js
8 4 (4.08%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (4.08%) LDAP
8 4 (4.08%) React Native
9 3 (3.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) PKI
3 5 (5.10%) Wiki
4 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Replication
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.02%) Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Fintech
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (76.53%) Linux
2 46 (46.94%) Windows
3 19 (19.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.24%) CentOS
5 11 (11.22%) Unix
6 8 (8.16%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.12%) Debian
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.04%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.04%) VMS
9 1 (1.02%) Android
9 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.02%) Fedora
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) DevOps
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.22%) Migration
7 11 (11.22%) TDD
8 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.16%) Test Management
9 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.14%) Scrum
10 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.14%) V-Model
11 6 (6.12%) High Availability
11 6 (6.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (6.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (66.33%) Python
2 30 (30.61%) Java
3 26 (26.53%) PowerShell
4 25 (25.51%) Ruby
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
5 18 (18.37%) Perl
6 14 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.22%) C#
8 10 (10.20%) C++
9 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (6.12%) C
10 6 (6.12%) PHP
11 5 (5.10%) Korn
12 4 (4.08%) ES6
12 4 (4.08%) Groovy
12 4 (4.08%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.04%) Go
13 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.02%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) CCNA
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.06%) Degree
6 3 (3.06%) MCSA
7 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.04%) CISSP
7 2 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.04%) MCSE
7 2 (2.04%) SSCP
8 1 (1.02%) CCSA
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) GIAC
8 1 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 38 (38.78%) Docker
2 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) NFS
4 3 (3.06%) Samba
4 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.04%) HDFS
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) iptables
6 1 (1.02%) KVM
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (24.49%) Ansible
1 24 (24.49%) Puppet
1 24 (24.49%) Terraform
2 21 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (17.35%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.10%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (5.10%) Grafana
4 5 (5.10%) Nagios
5 4 (4.08%) Icinga
6 2 (2.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.02%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) Packer
7 1 (1.02%) Salt
7 1 (1.02%) Suricata
7 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco
4 6 (6.12%) Splunk
5 4 (4.08%) Adobe
5 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (4.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.04%) Dell
6 2 (2.04%) F5
6 2 (2.04%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.04%) Juniper
6 2 (2.04%) Veracode
7 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.02%) QNAP
7 1 (1.02%) Qualys