Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 December 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 141 184
Rank change year-on-year -25 +43 -14
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 45 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.83% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.58% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 10
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +16.13%
10th Percentile £343 £348 £313
90th Percentile £550 £588 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,843 1,550 1,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.54% 31.99% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 1,007 1,124
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £246 £257
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 55
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +41.30% -21.62%
10th Percentile £15.25 £17.30 £11.20
90th Percentile £57.95 £49.50 £43.25
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the West Midlands

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Shropshire -42 14 £428 -18.57% 1
Warwickshire +15 11 £500 +33.33% 1
Birmingham -10 6 £394 -12.50% 5
Coventry -9 5 £525 -8.70%
Solihull - 5 £425 - 4
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 30 (66.67%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) DevOps
3 25 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (53.33%) Ruby
5 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 19 (42.22%) Docker
8 18 (40.00%) Google
8 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (37.78%) Python
9 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
10 16 (35.56%) Splunk
10 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (31.11%) Node.js
11 14 (31.11%) Java
11 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
12 13 (28.89%) GitHub
12 13 (28.89%) Graphite
12 13 (28.89%) Grafana
12 13 (28.89%) REST
13 12 (26.67%) HTML5
13 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
13 12 (26.67%) Metasploit
13 12 (26.67%) Lua
13 12 (26.67%) QA
13 12 (26.67%) Nmap
13 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (26.67%) JIRA
13 12 (26.67%) Nessus

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 11 (24.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (28.89%) GitHub
4 11 (24.44%) Google Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) Slack
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.44%) IaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Linode
5 2 (4.44%) PaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.22%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Skype
1 12 (26.67%) VPN
2 10 (22.22%) 802.11
2 10 (22.22%) HTTP
2 10 (22.22%) SNMP
3 8 (17.78%) VoIP
3 8 (17.78%) Wireless
4 7 (15.56%) SSH
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) 3G
6 1 (2.22%) 4G
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.44%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
3 12 (26.67%) Burp Suite
3 12 (26.67%) JIRA
3 12 (26.67%) Metasploit
4 11 (24.44%) Artifactory
4 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 11 (24.44%) Gatling
4 11 (24.44%) gulp
4 11 (24.44%) IntelliJ
4 11 (24.44%) Selenium
4 11 (24.44%) Sublime Text
4 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio Code
4 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.89%) CircleCI
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.44%) git-flow
6 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (24.44%) Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) WebOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Node.js
2 13 (28.89%) REST
3 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) HTML5
4 11 (24.44%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) Gherkin
4 11 (24.44%) LESS
4 11 (24.44%) Play Framework
4 11 (24.44%) Sass
4 11 (24.44%) YAML
5 10 (22.22%) 802.1X
6 7 (15.56%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.44%) LAMP
8 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (4.44%) Sensu
9 1 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) SCADA
2 10 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (17.78%) Wiki
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Kali Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Mac OS
4 4 (8.89%) Windows
5 3 (6.67%) CentOS
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) DevOps
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.67%) Analytics
4 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (24.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (24.44%) Microservices
5 11 (24.44%) Open Source
5 11 (24.44%) OSINT
5 11 (24.44%) Pair Programming
5 11 (24.44%) Patch Management
5 11 (24.44%) Prototyping
5 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
5 11 (24.44%) Software Delivery
5 11 (24.44%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Ruby
2 20 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 17 (37.78%) Python
4 14 (31.11%) Java
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) Lua
6 11 (24.44%) C#
6 11 (24.44%) Groovy
6 11 (24.44%) Scala
7 10 (22.22%) C
8 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) R
9 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
1 11 (24.44%) OSCE
2 2 (4.44%) CREST Certified
2 2 (4.44%) GPEN
2 2 (4.44%) OSCP
2 2 (4.44%) SANS
2 2 (4.44%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (2.22%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Grafana
1 13 (28.89%) Graphite
2 12 (26.67%) Nessus
2 12 (26.67%) Nmap
3 11 (24.44%) Kibana
4 9 (20.00%) Ansible
4 9 (20.00%) Puppet
5 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
6 6 (13.33%) Salt
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (6.67%) Terraform
7 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (4.44%) Nagios
9 1 (2.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Google
2 16 (35.56%) Splunk
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds