Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 186 175
Rank change year-on-year +42 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 39 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.28% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 0.85% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 1
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £363
90th Percentile £588 £525 £388
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

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 1510 1996 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.03% 32.38% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 1223 899
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.00 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.21% -11.37% +23.09%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.95 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.45 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +13 18 £475 - 1
Coventry +22 10 £575 +76.92%
Warwickshire - 9 £350 - 1
Shropshire +24 1 £525 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £525 - 2
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 25 (64.10%) Puppet
3 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 20 (51.28%) Perl
4 20 (51.28%) Linux
4 20 (51.28%) Python
5 18 (46.15%) Ansible
6 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
6 17 (43.59%) Ruby
7 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
7 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (38.46%) Terraform
8 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
8 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (38.46%) Windows
9 14 (35.90%) HTTP
9 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (35.90%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (35.90%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (33.33%) Docker
10 13 (33.33%) Kibana
10 13 (33.33%) logstash
10 13 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (30.77%) SQL
11 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (30.77%) Amazon S3

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 14 (35.90%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.95%) Confluence
4 6 (15.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Jetty
5 1 (2.56%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 12 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (12.82%) Route 53
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (17.95%) OpenVPN
3 7 (17.95%) SSH
4 6 (15.38%) SSL
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.82%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) TimesTen
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
2 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Ant
3 8 (20.51%) Maven
3 8 (20.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (17.95%) Bitbucket
4 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
4 7 (17.95%) Liquibase
4 7 (17.95%) SonarQube
5 6 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Operational Support Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Operations Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) MCollective
3 7 (17.95%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) Sensu
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) JRuby
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (2.56%) Symfony
6 1 (2.56%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) CentOS
3 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Fedora
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.51%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Validation
7 7 (17.95%) Coaching
7 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
7 7 (17.95%) Service Management
7 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.95%) Web Operations
8 6 (15.38%) Open Source
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Perl
1 20 (51.28%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Ruby
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) AWK
4 8 (20.51%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Korn
4 8 (20.51%) sed
5 7 (17.95%) Groovy
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) Go
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (17.95%) Postfix
2 7 (17.95%) Squid
2 7 (17.95%) vCloud
2 7 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (64.10%) Puppet
2 18 (46.15%) Ansible
3 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (38.46%) Terraform
5 13 (33.33%) Kibana
5 13 (33.33%) logstash
6 8 (20.51%) Kubernetes
6 8 (20.51%) Rancher
7 7 (17.95%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (17.95%) Rsyslog
7 7 (17.95%) Salt
7 7 (17.95%) Sysdig
7 7 (17.95%) ZABBIX
8 6 (15.38%) collectd
8 6 (15.38%) StatsD
9 2 (5.13%) WSUS
10 1 (2.56%) Mesos
10 1 (2.56%) rkt
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Comptel
2 8 (20.51%) HP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Remedy
3 7 (17.95%) Sonatype
4 6 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 6 (15.38%) SaltStack
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Perforce
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat