The first table below looks at the demand for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 399 386 413
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.034% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate £475 £459 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £319
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Bourne shell
England

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in London

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in London

Bourne shell
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in London

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (88.24%) UNIX
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
3 13 (76.47%) Perl
4 11 (64.71%) Solaris
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) SAN
4 11 (64.71%) Veritas
4 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (58.82%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
7 7 (41.18%) YUM
7 7 (41.18%) Puppet
7 7 (41.18%) Brocade
7 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
7 7 (41.18%) NetApp
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
8 6 (35.29%) LDAP
8 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (35.29%) Release Management
8 6 (35.29%) Kernel Tuning
9 5 (29.41%) Maven
9 5 (29.41%) Banking
9 5 (29.41%) NFS
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) Java

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (17.65%) AquaLogic
1 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) LDAP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) SSH
4 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) FishEye
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX Support
2 6 (35.29%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Storage Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Build Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Informatica Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JAX-RS
1 3 (17.65%) JPA
1 3 (17.65%) Apache CXF
1 3 (17.65%) Java EE
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 3 (17.65%) JMS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CLARiiON
1 4 (23.53%) Celerra
2 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 11 (64.71%) Solaris
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Kernel Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Korn
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) NCDA
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (29.41%) NFS
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) YUM
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
1 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (23.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Veritas
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Brocade
4 7 (41.18%) NetApp
5 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Sun
6 1 (5.88%) Informatica
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec