Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 124 205
Rank change year-on-year -39 +81 -29
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 36 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.20% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 3.92% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 6
West Midlands median daily rate £519 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +31.03% -3.33%
10th Percentile £375 £200 £313
90th Percentile £606 £588 £488
England median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.71 - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -8.33%

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 1,728 1,378 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.76% 30.62% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 871 1,256
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 47 52
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £32.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +9.24% +15.94%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.30 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.63 £67.80 £43.60
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -40 11 £470 -5.64%
Birmingham -11 7 £525 +10.53% 6
Coventry -16 5 £700 +21.74%
Solihull - 4 £425 -
Warwickshire -3 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £550 -
Dudley - 1 £150 -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 28 (77.78%) DevOps
2 22 (61.11%) Docker
3 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (50.00%) Python
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
5 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (38.89%) JIRA
7 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (33.33%) Google
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) Node.js
9 11 (30.56%) Kibana
9 11 (30.56%) Ansible
10 10 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.00%) REST
11 9 (25.00%) HTML5
11 9 (25.00%) Confluence
11 9 (25.00%) QA
11 9 (25.00%) Selenium
11 9 (25.00%) Slack
11 9 (25.00%) Artifactory
11 9 (25.00%) Microservices

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 9 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
3 2 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (25.00%) GitHub
3 9 (25.00%) Slack
4 7 (19.44%) Google Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.89%) IaaS
6 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.33%) PaaS
6 3 (8.33%) SaaS
7 2 (5.56%) Linode
7 2 (5.56%) Trello
8 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Skype
2 4 (11.11%) SSH
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (38.89%) JIRA
4 9 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 9 (25.00%) Selenium
5 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
5 7 (19.44%) Gatling
5 7 (19.44%) gulp
5 7 (19.44%) IntelliJ
5 7 (19.44%) Sublime Text
5 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio Code
5 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
6 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (11.11%) CircleCI
7 4 (11.11%) Subversion
8 3 (8.33%) Maven
8 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
9 2 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.33%) Automotive
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Persian Language
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Node.js
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) HTML5
2 9 (25.00%) LESS
2 9 (25.00%) REST
2 9 (25.00%) Sass
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
3 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
3 7 (19.44%) YAML
4 4 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (11.11%) Sensu
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.56%) Symfony
5 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Mac OS
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
5 11 (30.56%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (25.00%) Microservices
8 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 7 (19.44%) Analytics
9 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (19.44%) Pair Programming
9 7 (19.44%) Prototyping
9 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 6 (16.67%) Open Source
10 6 (16.67%) SDLC
11 5 (13.89%) CRM
12 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) Ruby
4 7 (19.44%) Groovy
4 7 (19.44%) Scala
5 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CISSP
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
1 11 (30.56%) Kibana
2 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Terraform
3 7 (19.44%) Grafana
3 7 (19.44%) Graphite
3 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.11%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Packer
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Google
2 7 (19.44%) Splunk
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.56%) Zend
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow