Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 117 190
Rank change year-on-year -32 +73 -9
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 44 56 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.30% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 4.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 3
West Midlands median daily rate £530 £471 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.53% -0.84% +22.58%
10th Percentile £368 £200 £393
90th Percentile £655 £538 £498
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.71 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -22.73% +29.41%

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 1,610 1,338 1,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.84% 31.02% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 865 1,172
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £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 28 38 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +30.61% -8.15%
10th Percentile £17.71 £20.13 £13.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £73.13 £38.98
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Birmingham -1 19 £534 +15.41% 6
Coventry -15 6 £650 +13.04%
Shropshire -40 5 £463 -6.78% 3
Warwickshire -3 3 £513 +156.25% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £550 -
Dudley - 1 £150 -
Solihull - 1 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (77.27%) Python
2 33 (75.00%) DevOps
3 31 (70.45%) Linux
4 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (56.82%) Ansible
5 24 (54.55%) Docker
6 22 (50.00%) Terraform
7 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
8 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
8 17 (38.64%) Open Source
9 15 (34.09%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (31.82%) logstash
10 14 (31.82%) Kibana
10 14 (31.82%) Elastic Stack
10 14 (31.82%) Windows
11 13 (29.55%) JIRA
11 13 (29.55%) Sensu
11 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
12 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (27.27%) Puppet
12 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (25.00%) Kubernetes
13 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 11 (25.00%) PHP
13 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
14 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (20.45%) Atlassian
16 8 (18.18%) PowerShell

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 15 (34.09%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (18.18%) nginx
3 7 (15.91%) Confluence
4 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 8 (18.18%) Route 53
5 6 (13.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (13.64%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (13.64%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (13.64%) IaaS
5 6 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (9.09%) PaaS
6 4 (9.09%) SaaS
7 2 (4.55%) GitHub
7 2 (4.55%) Slack
7 2 (4.55%) Trello
8 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
8 1 (2.27%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) DSL
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) SSH
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) Bigtable
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 13 (29.55%) JIRA
3 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (13.64%) Subversion
5 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.09%) Mocha
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) Maven
7 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.55%) MSI
7 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.27%) GitLab
8 1 (2.27%) Gradle
8 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Persian Language
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Azure DevOps
2 7 (15.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Python Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (29.55%) Sensu
3 6 (13.64%) Node.js
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) HTML5
4 4 (9.09%) LESS
4 4 (9.09%) Symfony
5 3 (6.82%) Sass
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) Kafka
7 1 (2.27%) LAMP
7 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.27%) OAuth
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) DevOps
2 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Open Source
4 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) SDLC
8 7 (15.91%) CRM
8 7 (15.91%) Web Operations
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 6 (13.64%) OO
9 6 (13.64%) Process Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) Python
2 11 (25.00%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) GCP
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (56.82%) Ansible
2 22 (50.00%) Terraform
3 14 (31.82%) Kibana
3 14 (31.82%) logstash
4 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (27.27%) Puppet
5 11 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (11.36%) collectd
6 5 (11.36%) StatsD
7 1 (2.27%) Consul
7 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.27%) Nessus
7 1 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.27%) Salt
7 1 (2.27%) Sysdig
7 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Atlassian
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) SaltStack
4 5 (11.36%) Google
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Zend
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow