The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bash Shell
Rank 99 168 175
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +7
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 55 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 1.21% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 24
Average daily rate £475 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £339 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -13.33%
Bash Shell
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1628 2313 2638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.62% 42.07% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1858 2044
Average daily rate £490 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bash Shell across the City of London region.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell across the City of London region.

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bash Shell.

1 91 (81.98%) Linux
2 79 (71.17%) Python
3 51 (45.95%) DevOps
4 47 (42.34%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (42.34%) Perl
5 46 (41.44%) Unix
6 44 (39.64%) Puppet
7 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
8 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.23%) Windows
10 36 (32.43%) Ruby
10 36 (32.43%) Finance
11 34 (30.63%) Java
12 32 (28.83%) Oracle
12 32 (28.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (21.62%) Configuration Management
15 23 (20.72%) VMware
16 22 (19.82%) SQL
16 22 (19.82%) Ansible
17 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
17 21 (18.92%) Web Services
18 20 (18.02%) Firewall
19 19 (17.12%) PowerShell
20 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (16.22%) DNS
21 17 (15.32%) SSL
21 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
21 17 (15.32%) ITIL

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bash Shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.32%) OpenStack
2 15 (13.51%) Apache
2 15 (13.51%) WebLogic
2 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 14 (12.61%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (6.31%) JBoss
4 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.50%) Mule
6 5 (4.50%) Node.js
7 3 (2.70%) IIS
8 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.80%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.80%) Confluence
8 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.90%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) HipChat
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Documaker
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 47 (42.34%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.60%) Heroku
4 4 (3.60%) PaaS
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.70%) GitHub
6 2 (1.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) Firewall
2 18 (16.22%) DNS
3 17 (15.32%) SSL
4 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.11%) HTTP
5 9 (8.11%) LDAP
5 9 (8.11%) SAN
6 8 (7.21%) LAN
7 6 (5.41%) FTP
7 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 6 (5.41%) WAN
8 4 (3.60%) BGP
8 4 (3.60%) IPsec
8 4 (3.60%) NAS
9 3 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.70%) HTTPS
9 3 (2.70%) Multicast
9 3 (2.70%) OSPF
9 3 (2.70%) SMTP
10 2 (1.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.70%) DB2
7 3 (2.70%) HBase
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.51%) Maven
4 13 (11.71%) JIRA
5 9 (8.11%) JUnit
6 8 (7.21%) Hudson
6 8 (7.21%) Mockito
7 7 (6.31%) Subversion
7 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.41%) Selenium
8 6 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.50%) EasyMock
9 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.60%) Ant
10 4 (3.60%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.60%) GitLab
11 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (32.43%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Front Office
4 9 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (13.51%) Developer
4 10 (9.01%) Administrator
4 10 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) Middleware
3 13 (11.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (9.01%) HTML
5 9 (8.11%) JSON
5 9 (8.11%) Spring
6 8 (7.21%) LAMP
7 6 (5.41%) CSS
7 6 (5.41%) J2EE
7 6 (5.41%) Java EE
7 6 (5.41%) REST
8 5 (4.50%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (4.50%) Apache Camel
8 5 (4.50%) JAXB
8 5 (4.50%) JMS
8 5 (4.50%) JPA
8 5 (4.50%) JSP
8 5 (4.50%) SOAP
8 5 (4.50%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Equities
3 9 (8.11%) Clustering
3 9 (8.11%) Hedge funds
4 8 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (6.31%) Derivative
5 7 (6.31%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.41%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.50%) DataPower
8 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.70%) Fintech
9 3 (2.70%) Replication
10 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.80%) CMDB
10 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.98%) Linux
2 46 (41.44%) Unix
3 38 (34.23%) Windows
4 16 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 14 (12.61%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.91%) SUSE
8 10 (9.01%) CentOS
9 9 (8.11%) AIX
10 8 (7.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (4.50%) Debian
13 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (2.70%) Solaris
15 2 (1.80%) CoreOS
15 2 (1.80%) VMS
16 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) DevOps
2 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.83%) Continuous Delivery
3 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (21.62%) Configuration Management
5 17 (15.32%) ITIL
6 12 (10.81%) Migration
6 12 (10.81%) Open Source
7 11 (9.91%) High Availability
7 11 (9.91%) TDD
8 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 9 (8.11%) SOA
10 8 (7.21%) Microservices
10 8 (7.21%) OO
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
10 8 (7.21%) Web Operations
11 7 (6.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (71.17%) Python
2 47 (42.34%) Perl
3 36 (32.43%) Ruby
4 34 (30.63%) Java
5 22 (19.82%) SQL
6 19 (17.12%) PowerShell
7 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
8 9 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.21%) PHP
10 5 (4.50%) Korn
11 4 (3.60%) C
11 4 (3.60%) C++
11 4 (3.60%) Go
12 3 (2.70%) AWK
12 3 (2.70%) C#
12 3 (2.70%) Groovy
12 3 (2.70%) sed
13 2 (1.80%) Jython
13 2 (1.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.61%) vSphere
3 10 (9.01%) Docker
4 8 (7.21%) NFS
4 8 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.50%) vCloud
6 4 (3.60%) GFS2
6 4 (3.60%) GlusterFS
6 4 (3.60%) KVM
6 4 (3.60%) OCFS2
6 4 (3.60%) Postfix
7 3 (2.70%) Samba
7 3 (2.70%) Squid
7 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.80%) iptables
8 2 (1.80%) Xen
8 2 (1.80%) XenServer
9 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 44 (39.64%) Puppet
2 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (19.82%) Ansible
4 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.50%) SELinux
5 4 (3.60%) CFEngine
5 4 (3.60%) Nagios
5 4 (3.60%) Terraform
6 3 (2.70%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.70%) Cacti
6 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.70%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.80%) Control-M
7 2 (1.80%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.80%) Mesos
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.80%) Packer
7 2 (1.80%) Xymon
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Oracle
2 23 (20.72%) VMware
3 17 (15.32%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.91%) Cisco
5 8 (7.21%) IBM
5 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.41%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.60%) EMC
7 4 (3.60%) F5
7 4 (3.60%) Software AG
7 4 (3.60%) Sybase
7 4 (3.60%) webMethods
8 3 (2.70%) CommVault
8 3 (2.70%) NetApp
8 3 (2.70%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.80%) Adobe
9 2 (1.80%) ATG
9 2 (1.80%) BMC
9 2 (1.80%) Remedy
9 2 (1.80%) Veritas
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