The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bash Shell
Rank 205 269 300
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +31
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 668 516 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 2.34% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 356 255
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £56.09 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -17.77%

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
21782 22087 21365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.87% 38.16% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15000 15015 13819
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 531 416
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £17.19 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 651 £475 +11.76% 263
London +47 406 £500 +11.11% 138
South East +52 101 £425 +12.58% 41
City of London -3 65 £475 +5.55% 27
North West +30 34 £450 +38.46% 14
South West +24 34 £450 +5.88% 17
Berkshire +26 31 £363 -25.64% 13
Yorkshire -5 26 £420 +0.29% 14
Hampshire +21 25 £440 +13.54% 6
Gloucestershire +12 25 £450 +5.88% 9
West Yorkshire -1 21 £400 +14.28% 11
East of England +5 19 £375 +0.67% 28
Leeds +3 19 £400 +14.28% 10
Manchester -4 16 £425 +30.76% 10
Reading +24 14 £369 -26.25% 10
North East -14 13 £315 -3.07% 1
Winchester +7 11 £440 +31.83%
Oxfordshire -6 10 £508 +31.09% 4
Tyne and Wear -22 10 £330 +1.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 10 £330 +1.53%
Surrey +13 9 £456 +52.08% 8
Kent +2 9 £613 -
Oxford -6 9 £508 +35.46%
West Midlands -20 9 £475 +26.66% 4
Slough - 9 £363 - 1
Lancashire +27 8 £478 -6.82% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £350 - 5
Milton Keynes +16 8 £350 - 5
Cheshire +9 7 £363 -0.68% 1
Hertfordshire +7 7 £388 +6.89% 7

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 1124 (80.29%) Linux
2 858 (61.29%) Python
3 704 (50.29%) DevOps
4 621 (44.36%) Puppet
5 597 (42.64%) Perl
6 503 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
7 459 (32.79%) Ruby
8 449 (32.07%) Java
9 435 (31.07%) Jenkins
10 418 (29.86%) Amazon AWS
11 380 (27.14%) Ansible
12 375 (26.79%) Unix
13 338 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
14 330 (23.57%) VMware
15 327 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
16 324 (23.14%) Red Hat
17 319 (22.79%) Windows
18 314 (22.43%) Configuration Management
19 308 (22.00%) Apache
20 293 (20.93%) Git (software)
21 286 (20.43%) Docker
22 262 (18.71%) MySQL
23 260 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 242 (17.29%) Oracle
25 230 (16.43%) PowerShell
26 225 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
27 223 (15.93%) DNS
28 214 (15.29%) Tomcat
29 199 (14.21%) Security Cleared
30 198 (14.14%) CentOS

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 308 (22.00%) Apache
2 214 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 120 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 97 (6.93%) nginx
5 72 (5.14%) IIS
6 67 (4.79%) Confluence
7 56 (4.00%) JBoss
8 54 (3.86%) Jetty
9 50 (3.57%) WebSphere
10 44 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (2.00%) Mule ESB
12 26 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 26 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 21 (1.50%) Tuxedo
13 21 (1.50%) WildFly
14 20 (1.43%) WebLogic
15 15 (1.07%) Mongrel
16 11 (0.79%) CMS
17 9 (0.64%) MS Exchange
18 8 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) HipChat
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.14%) Documaker
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.071%) Maximo
4 1 (0.071%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.071%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 418 (29.86%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 56 (4.00%) GitHub
5 47 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (3.00%) IaaS
7 41 (2.93%) PaaS
8 28 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (1.71%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.50%) Heroku
12 20 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (1.07%) Google Apps
13 15 (1.07%) SaaS
14 13 (0.93%) Google App Engine
15 10 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.71%) Route 53
15 10 (0.71%) Slack
16 8 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 223 (15.93%) DNS
2 182 (13.00%) TCP/IP
3 169 (12.07%) Firewall
4 96 (6.86%) SSL
5 90 (6.43%) HTTP
6 89 (6.36%) LDAP
7 87 (6.21%) SAN
8 74 (5.29%) WAN
9 68 (4.86%) VPN
10 60 (4.29%) iSCSI
11 53 (3.79%) Internet
12 44 (3.14%) FTP
13 41 (2.93%) DHCP
14 39 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
14 39 (2.79%) SSH
15 37 (2.64%) LAN
16 30 (2.14%) SNMP
17 23 (1.64%) DMZ
17 23 (1.64%) SMTP
18 22 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (18.71%) MySQL
2 136 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
3 100 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 75 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 72 (5.14%) MongoDB
6 71 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 68 (4.86%) SQL Server
8 62 (4.43%) Hadoop
9 46 (3.29%) RDBMS
10 45 (3.21%) Big Data
11 41 (2.93%) Redis
12 32 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 30 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.00%) DB2
16 13 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.86%) Sqoop
18 11 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 435 (31.07%) Jenkins
2 293 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 110 (7.86%) JIRA
4 100 (7.14%) Maven
5 68 (4.86%) Subversion
6 65 (4.64%) TeamCity
7 57 (4.07%) Vagrant
8 50 (3.57%) Hudson
9 48 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 41 (2.93%) Selenium
11 39 (2.79%) Travis CI
12 38 (2.71%) Mercurial
13 37 (2.64%) Ant
13 37 (2.64%) Gerrit
13 37 (2.64%) SonarQube
14 36 (2.57%) GitLab
15 35 (2.50%) Artifactory
16 34 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (1.93%) Gradle
18 22 (1.57%) ClearCase
General
1 187 (13.36%) Finance
2 73 (5.21%) Banking
3 40 (2.86%) Retail
4 33 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 30 (2.14%) Marketing
6 24 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.50%) Back Office
8 19 (1.36%) Electronics
9 17 (1.21%) Publishing
10 12 (0.86%) Games
11 10 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.71%) Legal
12 7 (0.50%) Front Office
13 6 (0.43%) Advertising
14 5 (0.36%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) Local Government
15 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 422 (30.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 226 (16.14%) Linux Engineer
3 189 (13.50%) Developer
4 154 (11.00%) Administrator
5 129 (9.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 112 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 109 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
8 97 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
9 92 (6.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 82 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
11 79 (5.64%) Analyst
12 75 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
13 70 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 65 (4.64%) Java Developer
15 63 (4.50%) Consultant
16 58 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
17 52 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 48 (3.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 47 (3.36%) Automation Engineer
19 47 (3.36%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (11.71%) LAMP
1 164 (11.71%) Web Services
2 105 (7.50%) HTML
3 74 (5.29%) LAPP Stack
4 67 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
5 60 (4.29%) LEMP Stack
6 56 (4.00%) XML
7 54 (3.86%) JSON
8 53 (3.79%) Node.js
9 50 (3.57%) REST
10 46 (3.29%) CSS
11 45 (3.21%) Middleware
12 43 (3.07%) Spring
13 40 (2.86%) J2EE
14 39 (2.79%) ELK Stack
15 36 (2.57%) .NET
15 36 (2.57%) SOAP
16 33 (2.36%) HTML5
17 31 (2.21%) JDBC
17 31 (2.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.50%) Clustering
2 60 (4.29%) Public Cloud
3 37 (2.64%) Data Centre
4 36 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (2.07%) Private Cloud
6 25 (1.79%) Wiki
7 24 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.50%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 18 (1.29%) Device Driver
11 17 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.14%) Derivative
13 15 (1.07%) DataPower
14 13 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.93%) Replication
15 11 (0.79%) User Experience
16 10 (0.71%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.71%) Smart Meter
17 9 (0.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1124 (80.29%) Linux
2 375 (26.79%) Unix
3 319 (22.79%) Windows
4 260 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 198 (14.14%) CentOS
6 137 (9.79%) Ubuntu
7 77 (5.50%) Windows Server
8 59 (4.21%) Solaris
9 50 (3.57%) SUSE
10 49 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (3.29%) AIX
12 40 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
13 31 (2.21%) Debian
14 29 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (1.79%) Mac OS X
16 22 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 20 (1.43%) Android
18 16 (1.14%) Fedora
18 16 (1.14%) HPUX
19 13 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (50.29%) DevOps
2 503 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
4 314 (22.43%) Configuration Management
5 184 (13.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 166 (11.86%) ITIL
7 163 (11.64%) Open Source
8 125 (8.93%) Scrum
9 123 (8.79%) Load Balancing
10 97 (6.93%) High Availability
11 81 (5.79%) Migration
12 75 (5.36%) TDD
13 66 (4.71%) Software Engineering
14 64 (4.57%) Web Operations
15 63 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
16 53 (3.79%) Unit Testing
17 52 (3.71%) Project Management
18 47 (3.36%) OO
19 42 (3.00%) E-Commerce
20 40 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 858 (61.29%) Python
2 597 (42.64%) Perl
3 459 (32.79%) Ruby
4 449 (32.07%) Java
5 230 (16.43%) PowerShell
6 197 (14.07%) SQL
7 190 (13.57%) PHP
8 166 (11.86%) JavaScript
9 161 (11.50%) Shell Script
10 121 (8.64%) Korn
11 94 (6.71%) C++
12 91 (6.50%) C
13 55 (3.93%) Scala
14 53 (3.79%) Go
15 47 (3.36%) C-shell
16 37 (2.64%) C#
17 30 (2.14%) PL/SQL
18 29 (2.07%) Groovy
19 23 (1.64%) T-SQL
20 21 (1.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 199 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 103 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.86%) DV Cleared
4 53 (3.79%) Degree
5 23 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.43%) RHCE
8 16 (1.14%) MCSE
9 15 (1.07%) CCNP
10 14 (1.00%) CCNA
11 11 (0.79%) ISEB
12 10 (0.71%) CCA
12 10 (0.71%) RHCA
13 9 (0.64%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.57%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.50%) CISSP
15 7 (0.50%) MCTS
16 6 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.07%) QA
2 11 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.21%) HL7
3 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.071%) FATCA
5 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.071%) JTAG
5 1 (0.071%) MISRA
5 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.071%) SDET
System Software
1 286 (20.43%) Docker
2 225 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 72 (5.14%) vSphere
5 60 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (3.64%) Samba
7 47 (3.36%) Xen
8 46 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (2.29%) KVM
9 32 (2.29%) NFS
10 29 (2.07%) Hyper-V
10 29 (2.07%) vCloud
11 28 (2.00%) iptables
12 21 (1.50%) GFS2
12 21 (1.50%) GlusterFS
12 21 (1.50%) OCFS2
13 18 (1.29%) XenServer
14 15 (1.07%) VMware ESX
15 13 (0.93%) Squid
16 10 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 621 (44.36%) Puppet
2 380 (27.14%) Ansible
3 338 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (8.50%) Nagios
5 80 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 64 (4.57%) Terraform
7 62 (4.43%) HAProxy
8 57 (4.07%) logstash
9 54 (3.86%) ZABBIX
10 53 (3.79%) Kibana
11 37 (2.64%) CFEngine
12 25 (1.79%) SCCM
13 23 (1.64%) SELinux
14 22 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
15 21 (1.50%) WSUS
16 20 (1.43%) Packer
17 19 (1.36%) Salt
18 18 (1.29%) Zenoss
19 17 (1.21%) Control-M
20 16 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 330 (23.57%) VMware
2 324 (23.14%) Red Hat
3 242 (17.29%) Oracle
4 98 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 62 (4.43%) HP
6 59 (4.21%) Splunk
7 57 (4.07%) IBM
8 50 (3.57%) Google
9 49 (3.50%) SaltStack
10 34 (2.43%) Atlassian
11 33 (2.36%) Rackspace
12 32 (2.29%) Cisco
13 28 (2.00%) EMC
14 27 (1.93%) Citrix
15 22 (1.57%) Apple
16 21 (1.50%) Micro Focus
16 21 (1.50%) SAP
17 20 (1.43%) NetApp
18 17 (1.21%) TOWER Software
19 16 (1.14%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £540 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ayr, Ayrshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago