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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 260 273 327
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +54
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 498 412 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 1.99% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 264 204
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +29.09%

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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +8 482 £425 +6.25% 221
London +3 269 £450 - 112
City of London +21 76 £430 -1.71% 25
South East -3 61 £375 - 41
Yorkshire +3 44 £350 +4.47% 22
West Yorkshire +2 34 £350 +12.00% 13
South West -21 34 £400 - 5
Leeds -2 31 £350 +55.55% 11
East of England +9 30 £350 -3.44% 19
North West -14 20 £350 -9.67% 12
Cambridgeshire +3 19 £350 -3.44% 14
Gloucestershire -2 16 £413 +1.85% 1
Cambridge -1 15 £350 -3.44% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 15 £325 - 2
North East - 15 £325 - 3
Berkshire 0 12 £475 +72.72% 8
Hampshire -19 12 £338 -22.85% 11
South Yorkshire - 12 £425 - 3
Sheffield - 11 £425 - 3
Hertfordshire +7 10 £325 -27.77% 4
Reading 0 10 £483 +75.45% 4
Croydon - 10 £450 - 2
Kent - 9 - - 5
Devon +6 8 £420 +40.00%
Surrey +2 8 £328 -9.65% 7
East Sussex 0 8 £288 +9.52% 3
Cheltenham 0 8 £400 -1.35%
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £425 +30.76% 3
Manchester -12 8 £325 +4.00% 7

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 774 (81.30%) Linux
2 497 (52.21%) Python
3 389 (40.86%) Perl
4 352 (36.97%) DevOps
5 339 (35.61%) Puppet
6 329 (34.56%) Java
7 278 (29.20%) Opscode Chef
8 275 (28.89%) Ruby
9 273 (28.68%) Red Hat
10 267 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
11 259 (27.21%) UNIX
12 244 (25.63%) Windows
13 231 (24.26%) VMware
14 228 (23.95%) SQL
15 226 (23.74%) Git (software)
16 218 (22.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 217 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
17 217 (22.79%) Jenkins
18 195 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
19 193 (20.27%) Configuration Management
20 183 (19.22%) Oracle
21 172 (18.07%) Apache
22 154 (16.18%) Shell Script
23 153 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
24 144 (15.13%) PHP
25 133 (13.97%) CentOS
26 132 (13.87%) MySQL
27 129 (13.55%) Ansible
28 126 (13.24%) Tomcat
29 120 (12.61%) Security Cleared

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 172 (18.07%) Apache
2 126 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 78 (8.19%) nginx
4 69 (7.25%) OpenStack
5 58 (6.09%) Node.js
6 54 (5.67%) JBoss
7 48 (5.04%) WebSphere
8 45 (4.73%) WebLogic
9 39 (4.10%) IIS
10 31 (3.26%) Confluence
11 18 (1.89%) Mule ESB
12 15 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.26%) CMS
14 12 (1.26%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.16%) Apache Spark
16 10 (1.05%) Jetty
17 8 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
18 7 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.84%) Tridion
3 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Documaker
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 195 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 37 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 19 (2.00%) GitHub
5 19 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.79%) IaaS
7 15 (1.58%) SaaS
7 15 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.37%) PaaS
9 11 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.95%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.84%) Sumo Logic
11 8 (0.84%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.63%) Route 53
14 5 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
15 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.93%) Firewall
2 60 (6.30%) SAN
3 54 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 51 (5.36%) DNS
5 43 (4.52%) VPN
6 40 (4.20%) SSL
6 40 (4.20%) Internet
7 36 (3.78%) LDAP
8 33 (3.47%) HTTP
9 27 (2.84%) NAS
10 23 (2.42%) SNMP
11 16 (1.68%) LAN
12 15 (1.58%) DMZ
12 15 (1.58%) Reverse Proxy
13 14 (1.47%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.26%) Wireless
14 12 (1.26%) DHCP
15 11 (1.16%) WAN
15 11 (1.16%) SSH
15 11 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.87%) MySQL
2 98 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
3 83 (8.72%) MongoDB
4 66 (6.93%) SQL Server
5 60 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 53 (5.57%) Redis
7 51 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 45 (4.73%) Hadoop
9 43 (4.52%) Relational Database
10 29 (3.05%) DB2
11 26 (2.73%) Big Data
12 24 (2.52%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.16%) Apache Hive
17 9 (0.95%) Couchbase
18 8 (0.84%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
19 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 226 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 217 (22.79%) Jenkins
3 93 (9.77%) Subversion
3 93 (9.77%) Maven
4 71 (7.46%) Ant
5 66 (6.93%) JIRA
6 53 (5.57%) TeamCity
7 36 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (3.57%) Mercurial
9 30 (3.15%) Selenium
10 28 (2.94%) JUnit
11 27 (2.84%) Gradle
11 27 (2.84%) Artifactory
11 27 (2.84%) Gerrit
12 26 (2.73%) Hudson
13 21 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (2.10%) ClearCase
15 18 (1.89%) SonarQube
16 16 (1.68%) Eclipse
16 16 (1.68%) JMeter
General
1 111 (11.66%) Finance
2 66 (6.93%) Banking
3 41 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.10%) Games
7 17 (1.79%) Front Office
8 16 (1.68%) Retail
9 13 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.16%) Marketing
11 10 (1.05%) Back Office
12 9 (0.95%) Electronics
13 7 (0.74%) Military
14 6 (0.63%) Legal
15 5 (0.53%) Advertising
16 4 (0.42%) Publishing
17 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.21%) Law
18 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 230 (24.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 168 (17.65%) Developer
3 151 (15.86%) Administrator
4 106 (11.13%) Systems Administrator
5 64 (6.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 54 (5.67%) Java Developer
6 54 (5.67%) Linux Administrator
7 47 (4.94%) Analyst
8 46 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 46 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
9 36 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (3.57%) Software Engineer
11 31 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (3.05%) C++ Developer
13 28 (2.94%) Consultant
14 19 (2.00%) DBA
15 16 (1.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 16 (1.68%) UNIX Administrator
15 16 (1.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 15 (1.58%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (11.34%) Web Services
2 66 (6.93%) J2EE
3 63 (6.62%) .NET
4 52 (5.46%) HTML
4 52 (5.46%) LAMP
5 45 (4.73%) Spring
6 39 (4.10%) JMS
7 38 (3.99%) XML
7 38 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (3.47%) Middleware
9 31 (3.26%) CSS
9 31 (3.26%) Java EE
10 30 (3.15%) SOAP
11 28 (2.94%) STL
12 26 (2.73%) JDBC
13 22 (2.31%) Servlets
14 21 (2.21%) EJB
14 21 (2.21%) jQuery
15 20 (2.10%) XSLT
15 20 (2.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.41%) Clustering
4 27 (2.84%) Replication
5 21 (2.21%) Wiki
6 17 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.37%) Cryptography
10 13 (1.37%) PKI
11 12 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.16%) Online Games
12 11 (1.16%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 774 (81.30%) Linux
2 259 (27.21%) UNIX
3 244 (25.63%) Windows
4 218 (22.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 133 (13.97%) CentOS
6 98 (10.29%) Ubuntu
7 77 (8.09%) Solaris
8 39 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (3.05%) AIX
11 22 (2.31%) Fedora
12 21 (2.21%) HPUX
13 19 (2.00%) Debian
14 18 (1.89%) SUSE
15 17 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (1.58%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.84%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.74%) Android
18 7 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (36.97%) DevOps
2 267 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
4 193 (20.27%) Configuration Management
5 101 (10.61%) Open Source
6 73 (7.67%) Scrum
7 72 (7.56%) TDD
7 72 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 53 (5.57%) OO
9 48 (5.04%) E-Commerce
10 47 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 46 (4.83%) Software Engineering
12 45 (4.73%) ITIL
13 37 (3.89%) Migration
14 35 (3.68%) Load Balancing
15 34 (3.57%) Release Management
16 33 (3.47%) BDD
17 31 (3.26%) High Availability
17 31 (3.26%) ETL
18 30 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 497 (52.21%) Python
2 389 (40.86%) Perl
3 329 (34.56%) Java
4 275 (28.89%) Ruby
5 228 (23.95%) SQL
6 154 (16.18%) Shell Script
7 144 (15.13%) PHP
8 114 (11.97%) PowerShell
9 102 (10.71%) Korn
10 101 (10.61%) JavaScript
11 95 (9.98%) C++
12 53 (5.57%) C
13 49 (5.15%) PL/SQL
14 36 (3.78%) C#
15 26 (2.73%) Lua
16 19 (2.00%) Groovy
17 18 (1.89%) VBScript
18 16 (1.68%) Scala
19 12 (1.26%) Embedded C
20 11 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 56 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 38 (3.99%) DV Cleared
4 34 (3.57%) Degree
5 13 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.37%) CCNA
6 8 (0.84%) RHCE
7 7 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.74%) MCSE
8 6 (0.63%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.63%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.63%) VCAP
9 5 (0.53%) RHCSA
9 5 (0.53%) ISEB
9 5 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.42%) CCNP
10 4 (0.42%) LPIC
11 3 (0.32%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.99%) QA
2 32 (3.36%) SLA
3 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (7.98%) Docker
3 46 (4.83%) Active Directory
4 42 (4.41%) vCloud
5 38 (3.99%) KVM
6 35 (3.68%) vSphere
7 23 (2.42%) QEMU
8 22 (2.31%) NFS
9 17 (1.79%) VMware ESX
10 15 (1.58%) Hyper-V
11 14 (1.47%) HDFS
12 13 (1.37%) VirtualBox
12 13 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 9 (0.95%) Samba
17 7 (0.74%) Varnish
18 6 (0.63%) Postfix
18 6 (0.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 339 (35.61%) Puppet
2 278 (29.20%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (13.55%) Ansible
4 79 (8.30%) Nagios
5 58 (6.09%) Vagrant
6 45 (4.73%) Salt
7 38 (3.99%) HAProxy
8 32 (3.36%) ZABBIX
9 30 (3.15%) logstash
9 30 (3.15%) Graphite
10 29 (3.05%) Rundeck
11 25 (2.63%) Tivoli
12 23 (2.42%) Cobbler
13 19 (2.00%) Kibana
13 19 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
14 15 (1.58%) BladeLogic
15 13 (1.37%) Opsview
16 11 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
17 10 (1.05%) yum
17 10 (1.05%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 273 (28.68%) Red Hat
2 231 (24.26%) VMware
3 183 (19.22%) Oracle
4 65 (6.83%) IBM
5 48 (5.04%) Splunk
6 45 (4.73%) Google
7 40 (4.20%) HP
8 36 (3.78%) Microsoft
9 29 (3.05%) Sun
10 25 (2.63%) Cisco
10 25 (2.63%) TIBCO
11 22 (2.31%) Veritas
11 22 (2.31%) Rackspace
12 21 (2.21%) SaltStack
13 18 (1.89%) Informatica
13 18 (1.89%) Dell
13 18 (1.89%) EMC
14 17 (1.79%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.68%) Sybase
16 15 (1.58%) Symantec
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