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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 122 125
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 27 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.21% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 0.74% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £490 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.51% +25.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.05% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

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 695 947 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 31.05% 34.47% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 566 452
Median daily rate £388 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +34.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 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 29 March 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 - 21 £496 -
Coventry -1 1 £425 -10.52% 1
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 37 (94.87%) Linux
2 33 (84.62%) Python
3 32 (82.05%) Ruby
4 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (71.79%) Terraform
6 26 (66.67%) Ansible
7 25 (64.10%) Docker
7 25 (64.10%) Puppet
7 25 (64.10%) CentOS
8 24 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (56.41%) Windows
11 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
11 21 (53.85%) JIRA
11 21 (53.85%) Confluence
12 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
13 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
14 14 (35.90%) Public Cloud
15 12 (30.77%) DevOps
16 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
16 8 (20.51%) MySQL
16 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (17.95%) Open Source
18 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
18 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (15.38%) Web Services
19 5 (12.82%) PHP

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 24 (61.54%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (53.85%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) nginx
3 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.69%) Route 53
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) SSH
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) BGP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Junos
2 1 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Hudson
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) GoCD
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Architect
2 13 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.82%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (7.69%) ODBC
2 3 (7.69%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Public Cloud
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) CentOS
3 22 (56.41%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Fedora
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Open Source
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
6 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Stress Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Web Operations
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Python
2 32 (82.05%) Ruby
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) Korn
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) VB6
6 2 (5.13%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (71.79%) Terraform
2 26 (66.67%) Ansible
3 25 (64.10%) Puppet
4 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (12.82%) Salt
6 3 (7.69%) collectd
6 3 (7.69%) Kibana
6 3 (7.69%) logstash
6 3 (7.69%) StatsD
6 3 (7.69%) Webmin
7 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 3 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) SAP