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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 142 116
Rank change year-on-year +52 -26  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 31 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Median daily rate £460 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £391
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 666 982 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 32.05% 32.67% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1226 873
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 78
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +0.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £39.13 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +23 10 £496 -
Warwickshire - 5 £200 -
Birmingham - 5 £500 - 3
Coventry - 2 £575 -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 55 (94.83%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Python
3 45 (77.59%) Ruby
3 45 (77.59%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (75.86%) Ansible
5 42 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (72.41%) Windows
5 42 (72.41%) Terraform
6 41 (70.69%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (70.69%) Puppet
6 41 (70.69%) CentOS
7 40 (68.97%) Docker
8 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (65.52%) Confluence
8 38 (65.52%) JIRA
9 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
9 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
10 27 (46.55%) SC Cleared
11 25 (43.10%) Public Cloud
12 20 (34.48%) DevOps
13 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.52%) PHP
15 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
16 6 (10.34%) Open Source
16 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
16 6 (10.34%) MySQL
16 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
17 5 (8.62%) Twig
17 5 (8.62%) CSS

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 45 (77.59%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (65.52%) Confluence
3 5 (8.62%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 42 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Route 53
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (5.17%) SSH
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (70.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (65.52%) JIRA
2 5 (8.62%) PHPUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) YouTrack
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Architect
2 20 (34.48%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (29.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (24.14%) Senior Architect
4 14 (24.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 10 (17.24%) JIRA Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) DBA
7 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) MySQL DBA
7 5 (8.62%) OO PHP Developer
7 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
7 5 (8.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Symfony Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) JIRA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
1 5 (8.62%) CSS
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) jQuery
1 5 (8.62%) Sass
1 5 (8.62%) Symfony
1 5 (8.62%) Twig
2 3 (5.17%) ODBC
3 2 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.45%) Sensu
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 55 (94.83%) Linux
2 42 (72.41%) Windows
3 41 (70.69%) CentOS
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Configuration Management
2 20 (34.48%) DevOps
3 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Open Source
6 5 (8.62%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Stress Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Web Operations
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Case Management
9 1 (1.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (1.72%) Logistics
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Scrum
9 1 (1.72%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.72%) Task Automation
9 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) Python
2 45 (77.59%) Ruby
3 9 (15.52%) PHP
4 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) VB6
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) NCDA
3 1 (1.72%) NCIE
3 1 (1.72%) NCSA
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 40 (68.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) iptables
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
2 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (75.86%) Ansible
2 42 (72.41%) Terraform
3 41 (70.69%) Puppet
4 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.17%) Webmin
6 2 (3.45%) collectd
6 2 (3.45%) Kibana
6 2 (3.45%) logstash
6 2 (3.45%) Salt
6 2 (3.45%) StatsD
7 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.72%) Mesos
7 1 (1.72%) Rancher
7 1 (1.72%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.62%) SaltStack
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) NetApp
4 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware