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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 277 319 374
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +55
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 400 304 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 1.48% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 219 127
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 £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £28.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.75 £38.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.25 £29.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -

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
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 560 739
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 £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +42 387 £400 -5.88% 144
London +49 249 £425 -5.55% 73
City of London +26 46 £400 -13.51% 26
South West -2 46 £400 -15.78% 16
South East +7 42 £320 -24.70% 25
East of England -2 19 £363 -36.95% 9
Hampshire -9 18 £315 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire -24 18 £375 -7.46% 18
West Yorkshire -19 16 £375 -7.46% 10
Bristol +1 15 £425 - 8
Gloucestershire -4 14 £405 - 6
Cambridge - 12 £363 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 12 £363 - 6
Berkshire +9 10 £275 -15.38% 9
Leeds -26 9 £363 -11.58% 10
Cheltenham - 8 £405 - 4
Surrey -5 7 £350 -12.50% 11
Somerset -7 7 £288 -39.47% 1
Bath - 7 £288 - 1
Basingstoke +10 5 £438 -10.25%
Essex -2 5 £338 -41.30%
Gloucester - 5 £400 - 2
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 - - 1
North West -7 4 £388 +31.35% 1
Southampton -10 4 £315 -34.37% 1
Scotland -12 4 £343 +1.48% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 616 (77.78%) Linux
2 392 (49.49%) Python
3 358 (45.20%) Perl
4 271 (34.22%) UNIX
5 258 (32.58%) Puppet
6 243 (30.68%) Ruby
7 236 (29.80%) Java
8 216 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 216 (27.27%) DevOps
9 200 (25.25%) Oracle
10 196 (24.75%) Apache
11 175 (22.10%) PHP
12 170 (21.46%) SQL
13 166 (20.96%) VMware
13 166 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 162 (20.45%) MySQL
15 160 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
16 158 (19.95%) Finance
17 152 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
18 149 (18.81%) Windows
19 148 (18.69%) Shell Script
20 138 (17.42%) Jenkins
21 132 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 127 (16.04%) Web Services
23 122 (15.40%) WebSphere
24 121 (15.28%) IBM
24 121 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
25 120 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
26 110 (13.89%) JIRA
27 103 (13.01%) CentOS

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 196 (24.75%) Apache
2 122 (15.40%) WebSphere
3 98 (12.37%) WebLogic
4 61 (7.70%) Tomcat
5 52 (6.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 43 (5.43%) nginx
7 42 (5.30%) IIS
8 27 (3.41%) Confluence
9 26 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 25 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 21 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
12 20 (2.53%) Node.js
13 18 (2.27%) MQSeries
13 18 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (2.15%) OpenStack
15 15 (1.89%) SharePoint
16 13 (1.64%) MediaWiki
17 11 (1.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.77%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.88%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 38 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (3.16%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (2.65%) Documaker
4 16 (2.02%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.76%) Tridion
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 93 (11.74%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.01%) SaaS
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.51%) GitHub
8 2 (0.25%) Route 53
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 82 (10.35%) HTTP
2 75 (9.47%) Firewall
3 70 (8.84%) SSL
4 55 (6.94%) LDAP
5 53 (6.69%) DNS
6 45 (5.68%) SAN
7 42 (5.30%) Internet
7 42 (5.30%) TCP/IP
8 36 (4.55%) SSH
8 36 (4.55%) VPN
9 32 (4.04%) WAN
10 31 (3.91%) LAN
10 31 (3.91%) HTTPS
11 27 (3.41%) NAS
12 24 (3.03%) FTP
13 23 (2.90%) Network Security
14 21 (2.65%) DHCP
15 20 (2.53%) SNMP
16 17 (2.15%) SMTP
16 17 (2.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (20.45%) MySQL
2 63 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 47 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 47 (5.93%) Relational Database
6 43 (5.43%) Big Data
7 41 (5.18%) Hadoop
8 38 (4.80%) SQL Server
9 36 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
10 35 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 24 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
14 18 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (2.27%) Apache Hive
15 17 (2.15%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.15%) DB2
16 16 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 138 (17.42%) Jenkins
2 132 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 110 (13.89%) JIRA
4 91 (11.49%) Subversion
5 72 (9.09%) Hudson
6 64 (8.08%) Maven
7 42 (5.30%) JUnit
8 34 (4.29%) Selenium
9 29 (3.66%) Ant
10 28 (3.54%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.65%) TeamCity
12 17 (2.15%) Mercurial
13 16 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.89%) Introscope
14 15 (1.89%) JMeter
15 13 (1.64%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.64%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (1.52%) Mockito
17 8 (1.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 158 (19.95%) Finance
2 43 (5.43%) Financial Institution
3 41 (5.18%) Banking
4 37 (4.67%) Retail
5 29 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.66%) Front Office
6 22 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.78%) Billing
7 20 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.77%) Back Office
9 8 (1.01%) Marketing
10 7 (0.88%) Electronics
11 6 (0.76%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Games
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (19.07%) Developer
2 118 (14.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (13.01%) Administrator
4 77 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
5 72 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 70 (8.84%) Analyst
7 55 (6.94%) Linux Administrator
8 54 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 51 (6.44%) Java Developer
10 43 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 37 (4.67%) Consultant
12 36 (4.55%) Support Engineer
13 31 (3.91%) Support Analyst
14 30 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (3.54%) Software Engineer
15 28 (3.54%) Architect
15 28 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
16 27 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 24 (3.03%) Test Engineer
18 23 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (16.04%) Web Services
2 84 (10.61%) LAMP
3 69 (8.71%) Middleware
4 61 (7.70%) JDBC
5 60 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 54 (6.82%) HTML
7 53 (6.69%) JMS
8 51 (6.44%) XML
9 50 (6.31%) J2EE
10 46 (5.81%) Spring
11 45 (5.68%) .NET
12 34 (4.29%) CSS
13 28 (3.54%) RESTful
14 27 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
15 26 (3.28%) JSON
16 24 (3.03%) WebCenter
17 22 (2.78%) MCollective
18 21 (2.65%) REST
18 21 (2.65%) SOAP
19 19 (2.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (10.23%) Open Source
3 74 (9.34%) Clustering
4 33 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 24 (3.03%) Wiki
6 22 (2.78%) Derivative
7 14 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.64%) DataPower
9 11 (1.39%) Replication
9 11 (1.39%) E-Learning
10 10 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.14%) User Experience
11 9 (1.14%) Firmware
11 9 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.14%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.01%) STB
12 8 (1.01%) PMI
12 8 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 616 (77.78%) Linux
2 271 (34.22%) UNIX
3 166 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 149 (18.81%) Windows
5 103 (13.01%) CentOS
6 91 (11.49%) Ubuntu
7 68 (8.59%) Solaris
8 63 (7.95%) Debian
9 57 (7.20%) AIX
10 37 (4.67%) SELinux
11 27 (3.41%) SUSE
12 25 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (1.52%) HPUX
15 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (1.14%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.76%) VMS
18 6 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (27.27%) DevOps
2 160 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
3 152 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 75 (9.47%) Scrum
6 74 (9.34%) SOA
7 61 (7.70%) OO
8 49 (6.19%) TDD
9 45 (5.68%) Migration
9 45 (5.68%) ITIL
10 36 (4.55%) Build Automation
10 36 (4.55%) Release Management
10 36 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 34 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (3.91%) E-Commerce
13 30 (3.79%) Data Modelling
13 30 (3.79%) ETL
13 30 (3.79%) Performance Testing
13 30 (3.79%) Low Latency
14 29 (3.66%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 392 (49.49%) Python
2 358 (45.20%) Perl
3 243 (30.68%) Ruby
4 236 (29.80%) Java
5 175 (22.10%) PHP
6 170 (21.46%) SQL
7 148 (18.69%) Shell Script
8 100 (12.63%) Korn
9 63 (7.95%) JavaScript
10 59 (7.45%) Jython
11 52 (6.57%) C++
12 48 (6.06%) PL/SQL
13 45 (5.68%) PowerShell
14 41 (5.18%) C
15 27 (3.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 24 (3.03%) sed
17 23 (2.90%) AWK
18 19 (2.40%) C#
19 16 (2.02%) C-shell
20 13 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.41%) Degree
4 17 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.89%) CCNA
6 15 (1.89%) CISSP
7 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.39%) RHCE
9 9 (1.14%) ISEB
10 8 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.51%) LPIC
13 4 (0.51%) MCSA
13 4 (0.51%) HND
14 3 (0.38%) CCENT
15 2 (0.25%) CCSE
15 2 (0.25%) RHCT
15 2 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 15 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (8.96%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (3.79%) Samba
3 30 (3.79%) XenServer
4 29 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 27 (3.41%) vCloud
6 22 (2.78%) NFS
7 20 (2.53%) Postfix
8 14 (1.77%) Xen
8 14 (1.77%) KVM
9 13 (1.64%) Snort
9 13 (1.64%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.26%) Squid
12 9 (1.14%) vSphere
13 8 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.88%) qmail
15 5 (0.63%) HDFS
16 4 (0.51%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 258 (32.58%) Puppet
2 120 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (8.33%) Salt
4 63 (7.95%) Nagios
5 52 (6.57%) ZABBIX
6 24 (3.03%) Cacti
7 23 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Management
7 23 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (1.77%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.77%) YUM
8 14 (1.77%) Vagrant
9 13 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
9 13 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.64%) Zenoss
10 10 (1.26%) Ansible
11 9 (1.14%) Cobbler
11 9 (1.14%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.01%) Oozie
13 7 (0.88%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 216 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 200 (25.25%) Oracle
3 166 (20.96%) VMware
4 121 (15.28%) IBM
5 49 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 49 (6.19%) Remedy
6 37 (4.67%) HP
7 30 (3.79%) Cisco
8 26 (3.28%) JBoss
8 26 (3.28%) Rackspace
9 23 (2.90%) Citrix
10 19 (2.40%) NetApp
10 19 (2.40%) Sun
11 18 (2.27%) Siebel
12 17 (2.15%) webMethods
13 15 (1.89%) EMC
13 15 (1.89%) Veritas
14 13 (1.64%) Software AG
15 10 (1.26%) Sybase
15 10 (1.26%) SaltStack
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