The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 287 317 368
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +51
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 381 308 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 1.50% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 225 125
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £38.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £30.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21031 20492 21357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.76% 38.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13654 13068 12619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 553 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bash Shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Bash Shell Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK.

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Bash Shell Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
England +30 367 £405 -3.57% 194
London +28 225 £430 -4.44% 101
South West +12 47 £398 -22.05% 19
South East -3 46 £325 -18.75% 29
City of London +9 28 £385 -18.94% 31
East of England -6 18 £363 -36.95% 12
Bristol +2 17 £450 - 11
Yorkshire -27 17 £375 -8.53% 25
Hampshire -5 16 £315 -30.00% 5
West Yorkshire -31 15 £375 -8.53% 13
Surrey +6 13 £428 +6.87% 6
Cambridge - 13 £363 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 13 £363 - 8
Berkshire +17 11 £285 -15.55% 13
Gloucestershire -11 11 £405 -20.58% 5
Leeds -27 9 £363 -11.58% 13
Cheltenham - 9 £405 - 3
Bath - 7 £288 - 1
Dorset - 7 £375 -
Somerset - 7 £288 - 1
Scotland -2 6 £278 -17.77%
Maidenhead - 6 - -
North West -12 5 £388 +30.25% 4
Southampton -4 4 £315 -25.88% 1
Essex -7 4 £338 -41.30%
Northamptonshire - 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 2
Northampton - 4 - -
Basingstoke +13 3 - - 1
Guildford -2 3 £450 - 1

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 614 (78.42%) Linux
2 398 (50.83%) Python
3 350 (44.70%) Perl
4 263 (33.59%) UNIX
5 250 (31.93%) Puppet
6 240 (30.65%) Ruby
7 232 (29.63%) Java
8 210 (26.82%) Red Hat
9 209 (26.69%) DevOps
10 195 (24.90%) Oracle
11 191 (24.39%) Apache
12 177 (22.61%) PHP
13 166 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 165 (21.07%) SQL
15 164 (20.95%) VMware
16 157 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
17 156 (19.92%) MySQL
18 155 (19.80%) Shell Script
19 148 (18.90%) Finance
19 148 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
20 144 (18.39%) Windows
21 139 (17.75%) Jenkins
22 131 (16.73%) Web Services
23 130 (16.60%) Git (software)
24 124 (15.84%) WebSphere
25 123 (15.71%) IBM
25 123 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
26 120 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
27 107 (13.67%) CentOS
28 106 (13.54%) JIRA

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 191 (24.39%) Apache
2 124 (15.84%) WebSphere
3 100 (12.77%) WebLogic
4 61 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 47 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 40 (5.11%) IIS
7 39 (4.98%) nginx
8 27 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 27 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 25 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (2.94%) Confluence
11 21 (2.68%) WebLogic Portal
11 21 (2.68%) Node.js
11 21 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 18 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (2.17%) SharePoint
13 17 (2.17%) OpenStack
14 16 (2.04%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.40%) MediaWiki
15 11 (1.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.92%) MS Office
3 9 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.89%) MS Project
5 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) MotionBuilder
7 1 (0.13%) HumanIK
7 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 38 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (2.68%) Documaker
4 16 (2.04%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (0.51%) Tridion
6 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (7.15%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.64%) SaaS
6 4 (0.51%) GitHub
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.26%) Route 53
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (10.47%) HTTP
2 77 (9.83%) Firewall
3 74 (9.45%) SSL
4 51 (6.51%) DNS
5 49 (6.26%) LDAP
6 42 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 42 (5.36%) SAN
7 40 (5.11%) Internet
8 34 (4.34%) SSH
9 33 (4.21%) HTTPS
10 32 (4.09%) VPN
11 30 (3.83%) WAN
12 29 (3.70%) LAN
13 28 (3.58%) NAS
14 24 (3.07%) FTP
15 20 (2.55%) Network Security
15 20 (2.55%) DHCP
16 17 (2.17%) SNMP
16 17 (2.17%) SMTP
17 16 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.92%) MySQL
2 55 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 55 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 53 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (6.39%) NoSQL
5 44 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 44 (5.62%) Big Data
6 40 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.98%) SQL Server
8 38 (4.85%) Oracle Exadata
9 33 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (3.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 24 (3.07%) Oracle ODI
12 24 (3.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 21 (2.68%) Apache Hive
14 18 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (2.04%) Redis
15 16 (2.04%) Riak
15 16 (2.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 139 (17.75%) Jenkins
2 130 (16.60%) Git (software)
3 106 (13.54%) JIRA
4 84 (10.73%) Subversion
5 69 (8.81%) Hudson
6 65 (8.30%) Maven
7 41 (5.24%) JUnit
8 31 (3.96%) Selenium
9 28 (3.58%) Eclipse
10 26 (3.32%) Ant
11 20 (2.55%) TeamCity
12 19 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (2.17%) Mercurial
14 15 (1.92%) Introscope
14 15 (1.92%) JMeter
15 13 (1.66%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.66%) Mockito
16 12 (1.53%) Gerrit
17 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 148 (18.90%) Finance
2 42 (5.36%) Financial Institution
3 41 (5.24%) Banking
4 36 (4.60%) Retail
5 29 (3.70%) Front Office
6 27 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.81%) Billing
9 21 (2.68%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.79%) Back Office
11 7 (0.89%) Marketing
11 7 (0.89%) Electronics
12 6 (0.77%) Advertising
13 4 (0.51%) Games
14 3 (0.38%) Legal
14 3 (0.38%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (19.16%) Developer
2 117 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (12.01%) Administrator
4 71 (9.07%) Systems Administrator
5 70 (8.94%) Linux Engineer
6 65 (8.30%) Analyst
7 53 (6.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 50 (6.39%) Java Developer
9 49 (6.26%) Linux Administrator
10 39 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 38 (4.85%) Consultant
12 33 (4.21%) Software Engineer
13 31 (3.96%) Support Analyst
14 30 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
14 30 (3.83%) Support Engineer
15 28 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (3.58%) Architect
16 27 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (2.94%) Tester
17 23 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (16.73%) Web Services
2 79 (10.09%) LAMP
3 73 (9.32%) Middleware
4 66 (8.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 61 (7.79%) JDBC
6 55 (7.02%) HTML
7 53 (6.77%) JMS
8 49 (6.26%) J2EE
8 49 (6.26%) XML
9 47 (6.00%) Spring
9 47 (6.00%) .NET
10 35 (4.47%) CSS
11 29 (3.70%) RESTful
12 27 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
12 27 (3.45%) JSON
13 25 (3.19%) SOAP
13 25 (3.19%) REST
14 24 (3.07%) WebCenter
14 24 (3.07%) Hibernate
15 22 (2.81%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (9.96%) Open Source
3 75 (9.58%) Clustering
4 33 (4.21%) Hedge funds
5 22 (2.81%) Derivative
6 21 (2.68%) Wiki
7 17 (2.17%) DataPower
8 15 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.40%) E-Learning
11 11 (1.40%) Replication
12 10 (1.28%) User Experience
12 10 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (1.15%) STB
13 9 (1.15%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.02%) PMI
15 7 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 614 (78.42%) Linux
2 263 (33.59%) UNIX
3 166 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 144 (18.39%) Windows
5 107 (13.67%) CentOS
6 88 (11.24%) Ubuntu
7 61 (7.79%) AIX
8 58 (7.41%) Debian
8 58 (7.41%) Solaris
9 39 (4.98%) SELinux
10 26 (3.32%) SUSE
11 23 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.40%) HPUX
13 10 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (1.15%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.02%) VMS
16 7 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (26.69%) DevOps
2 157 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
3 148 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 78 (9.96%) Scrum
6 76 (9.71%) SOA
7 62 (7.92%) OO
8 48 (6.13%) TDD
9 45 (5.75%) ITIL
9 45 (5.75%) Migration
10 40 (5.11%) Software Engineering
11 36 (4.60%) Build Automation
12 34 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (3.83%) Release Management
13 30 (3.83%) Performance Testing
13 30 (3.83%) Low Latency
14 29 (3.70%) Data Modelling
15 28 (3.58%) E-Commerce
16 27 (3.45%) ETL
16 27 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 398 (50.83%) Python
2 350 (44.70%) Perl
3 240 (30.65%) Ruby
4 232 (29.63%) Java
5 177 (22.61%) PHP
6 165 (21.07%) SQL
7 155 (19.80%) Shell Script
8 103 (13.15%) Korn
9 66 (8.43%) JavaScript
10 61 (7.79%) Jython
11 56 (7.15%) C++
12 48 (6.13%) PowerShell
13 44 (5.62%) PL/SQL
14 42 (5.36%) C
15 27 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 21 (2.68%) sed
17 20 (2.55%) AWK
18 18 (2.30%) C#
19 17 (2.17%) C-shell
20 13 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.19%) Degree
4 22 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.43%) CCNA
7 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.92%) CISSP
8 10 (1.28%) RHCE
9 8 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.02%) ISEB
10 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.51%) LPIC
11 4 (0.51%) HND
11 4 (0.51%) MCSA
12 3 (0.38%) CCENT
13 2 (0.26%) CCSE
13 2 (0.26%) RHCT
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.04%) QA
3 15 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 123 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (8.68%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (3.83%) Active Directory
4 29 (3.70%) XenServer
5 28 (3.58%) vCloud
6 27 (3.45%) Samba
7 25 (3.19%) NFS
8 16 (2.04%) Postfix
8 16 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.92%) Xen
10 14 (1.79%) KVM
11 13 (1.66%) Snort
12 12 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (1.28%) vSphere
13 10 (1.28%) Squid
14 9 (1.15%) Firmware
15 7 (0.89%) qmail
16 6 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
17 5 (0.64%) HDFS
17 5 (0.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 250 (31.93%) Puppet
2 120 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (8.05%) Salt
4 58 (7.41%) Nagios
5 49 (6.26%) ZABBIX
6 23 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 23 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
6 23 (2.94%) Cacti
7 17 (2.17%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.92%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.79%) Zenoss
10 13 (1.66%) ITRS Geneos
11 12 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (1.40%) YUM
13 10 (1.28%) Cobbler
14 9 (1.15%) Oozie
15 8 (1.02%) Ansible
16 7 (0.89%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.77%) Capistrano
17 6 (0.77%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 210 (26.82%) Red Hat
2 195 (24.90%) Oracle
3 164 (20.95%) VMware
4 123 (15.71%) IBM
5 49 (6.26%) Microsoft
5 49 (6.26%) Remedy
6 32 (4.09%) HP
7 29 (3.70%) Cisco
8 28 (3.58%) JBoss
9 27 (3.45%) Rackspace
10 22 (2.81%) Citrix
11 21 (2.68%) webMethods
12 18 (2.30%) Siebel
13 17 (2.17%) Software AG
14 15 (1.92%) EMC
14 15 (1.92%) Sun
14 15 (1.92%) NetApp
15 12 (1.53%) Juniper
15 12 (1.53%) Veritas
16 10 (1.28%) SaltStack
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Rate: £0
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Rushden, Northamptonshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago