The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bourne shell
Rank 592 589 564
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.022% 0.022% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate £400 £244 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -65.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £244 £750
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -67.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in England

Bourne shell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region.

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in England

Bourne shell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +14 1 £400 +64.10% 1
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Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell.

1 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) Perl
4 11 (52.38%) Solaris
5 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Veritas
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) Puppet
7 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) yum
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
8 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
8 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
9 4 (19.05%) Sun
9 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (19.05%) LDAP
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (14.29%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) EMC
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) FileNet
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Extranet
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Intranet
6 1 (4.76%) IPv6
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) OLTP
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.76%) Bazaar
1 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Administrator
2 10 (47.62%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (38.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 5 (23.81%) Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (23.81%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (19.05%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Unix Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) JMX
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) BBC
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Solaris
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
2 5 (23.81%) High Availability
2 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Android Development
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) API Design
5 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.76%) KYC
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) C-shell
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Korn
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) AWK
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) yum
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (19.05%) Sun
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (4.76%) VMware