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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 241 265 325
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +60
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 496 408 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 2.01% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 267 181
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Average hourly rate £52.17 £13.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.44% -65.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £121.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -58.46%

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
21608 20250 19433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 37.03% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14529 12960 12023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 410 571
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 464 £413 -2.94% 213
London -15 219 £450 - 111
South East -2 77 £450 +5.88% 26
City of London +4 64 £425 -2.85% 27
Yorkshire +13 50 £375 +20.00% 25
West Yorkshire +13 46 £375 +25.00% 16
Leeds +8 44 £385 +40.00% 15
South West -10 36 £400 -1.23% 13
East of England +16 35 £350 +3.70% 15
North West 0 22 £350 -9.67% 11
Cambridgeshire +14 21 £350 - 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 19 £288 -
North East - 19 £288 -
Cambridge +9 18 £350 - 9
Gloucestershire -11 18 £400 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -6 15 £475 +18.75% 4
Berkshire +13 13 £475 +72.72% 8
Surrey +7 13 £365 -2.66% 1
Hertfordshire -11 12 £325 -18.75% 5
Wales +8 11 £438 +2.94% 1
Scotland +4 11 £341 +51.66% 6
East Sussex +4 11 £288 -4.16% 1
Reading +3 11 £483 +75.45% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £498 +53.07% 1
Hampshire -21 11 £405 -7.42% 3
Swansea +13 10 £450 +5.88%
West Wales +9 10 £450 +5.88%
Cheshire +5 10 £350 -9.67% 1
Cheltenham -2 10 £400 -1.35%

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 745 (79.34%) Linux
2 507 (53.99%) Python
3 371 (39.51%) Perl
4 348 (37.06%) DevOps
5 331 (35.25%) Puppet
6 306 (32.59%) Java
7 285 (30.35%) Ruby
8 275 (29.29%) Opscode Chef
9 272 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
10 265 (28.22%) Red Hat
11 243 (25.88%) UNIX
12 230 (24.49%) VMware
13 228 (24.28%) Windows
14 215 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
15 211 (22.47%) SQL
16 207 (22.04%) Jenkins
17 204 (21.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 203 (21.62%) Git (software)
19 195 (20.77%) Oracle
20 190 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
21 189 (20.13%) Configuration Management
22 174 (18.53%) Apache
23 162 (17.25%) Shell Script
24 155 (16.51%) PHP
25 148 (15.76%) MySQL
25 148 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
26 132 (14.06%) CentOS
27 120 (12.78%) Security Cleared
27 120 (12.78%) Tomcat
28 118 (12.57%) Web Services

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 174 (18.53%) Apache
2 120 (12.78%) Tomcat
3 80 (8.52%) OpenStack
4 65 (6.92%) nginx
5 57 (6.07%) JBoss
6 53 (5.64%) WebLogic
7 51 (5.43%) Node.js
8 47 (5.01%) WebSphere
9 45 (4.79%) IIS
10 34 (3.62%) Confluence
11 20 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.81%) Mule ESB
13 12 (1.28%) CMS
14 9 (0.96%) MQSeries
14 9 (0.96%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.85%) SAS
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Project
3 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.75%) Tridion
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Documaker
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 190 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 20 (2.13%) GitHub
6 17 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (1.70%) IaaS
7 16 (1.70%) PaaS
8 15 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.49%) SaaS
9 14 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.75%) Route 53
11 6 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
12 5 (0.53%) Engine Yard
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.32%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.22%) Firewall
2 62 (6.60%) SAN
3 57 (6.07%) TCP/IP
4 50 (5.32%) DNS
5 36 (3.83%) VPN
5 36 (3.83%) LDAP
6 35 (3.73%) Internet
7 32 (3.41%) SSL
8 28 (2.98%) LAN
8 28 (2.98%) HTTP
9 23 (2.45%) WAN
10 22 (2.34%) NAS
11 17 (1.81%) iSCSI
12 14 (1.49%) VLAN
13 13 (1.38%) Wireshark
13 13 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (1.28%) SSH
14 12 (1.28%) DHCP
14 12 (1.28%) DMZ
15 11 (1.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (15.76%) MySQL
2 93 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 85 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
4 75 (7.99%) SQL Server
4 75 (7.99%) NoSQL
5 58 (6.18%) Oracle Database
6 54 (5.75%) Redis
7 48 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 42 (4.47%) Hadoop
9 31 (3.30%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.88%) DB2
11 23 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.13%) Big Data
14 16 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.17%) CouchDB
17 10 (1.06%) Couchbase
18 9 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
19 8 (0.85%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 207 (22.04%) Jenkins
2 203 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 101 (10.76%) Subversion
4 91 (9.69%) Maven
5 85 (9.05%) JIRA
6 69 (7.35%) Ant
7 49 (5.22%) TeamCity
8 40 (4.26%) Hudson
9 38 (4.05%) Mercurial
10 31 (3.30%) Gradle
11 29 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 26 (2.77%) JUnit
12 26 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 26 (2.77%) Gerrit
13 24 (2.56%) Artifactory
14 23 (2.45%) Selenium
15 22 (2.34%) ClearCase
16 20 (2.13%) SonarQube
17 17 (1.81%) MSBuild
18 14 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 85 (9.05%) Finance
2 49 (5.22%) Banking
3 38 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.77%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.13%) Games
6 17 (1.81%) Retail
7 15 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.17%) Marketing
10 9 (0.96%) Front Office
11 8 (0.85%) Back Office
11 8 (0.85%) Electronics
12 6 (0.64%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) Military
14 4 (0.43%) Publishing
14 4 (0.43%) Legal
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.21%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 235 (25.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 165 (17.57%) Developer
3 146 (15.55%) Administrator
4 103 (10.97%) Systems Administrator
5 83 (8.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 54 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
7 53 (5.64%) Java Developer
8 51 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
9 50 (5.32%) Analyst
10 48 (5.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 36 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
13 32 (3.41%) Software Engineer
14 26 (2.77%) C++ Developer
14 26 (2.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (2.56%) Consultant
16 16 (1.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 16 (1.70%) UNIX Administrator
17 15 (1.60%) UNIX Engineer
17 15 (1.60%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.57%) Web Services
2 65 (6.92%) .NET
3 63 (6.71%) J2EE
4 50 (5.32%) HTML
4 50 (5.32%) LAMP
5 41 (4.37%) XML
5 41 (4.37%) Spring
6 34 (3.62%) SOAP
6 34 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (3.51%) JMS
8 32 (3.41%) CSS
9 31 (3.30%) Middleware
10 27 (2.88%) STL
11 26 (2.77%) Java EE
12 24 (2.56%) RESTful
13 23 (2.45%) JDBC
14 22 (2.34%) EJB
15 20 (2.13%) XSLT
16 19 (2.02%) Servlets
16 19 (2.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.18%) Data Centre
2 55 (5.86%) Clustering
3 51 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.34%) Replication
5 21 (2.24%) Wiki
6 20 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.60%) DataPower
9 15 (1.60%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.28%) Online Games
13 11 (1.17%) Computer Science
14 10 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.96%) HACMP
16 8 (0.85%) PKI
17 7 (0.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 745 (79.34%) Linux
2 243 (25.88%) UNIX
3 228 (24.28%) Windows
4 204 (21.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (14.06%) CentOS
6 97 (10.33%) Ubuntu
7 74 (7.88%) Solaris
8 36 (3.83%) AIX
9 33 (3.51%) HPUX
10 32 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (2.88%) Debian
12 24 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (2.34%) Fedora
14 16 (1.70%) SUSE
14 16 (1.70%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.96%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (37.06%) DevOps
2 272 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
4 189 (20.13%) Configuration Management
5 94 (10.01%) Open Source
6 68 (7.24%) Scrum
6 68 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 67 (7.14%) TDD
8 54 (5.75%) OO
9 51 (5.43%) Unit Testing
10 48 (5.11%) Load Balancing
11 47 (5.01%) Software Engineering
11 47 (5.01%) ITIL
12 40 (4.26%) Release Management
13 38 (4.05%) Migration
13 38 (4.05%) E-Commerce
14 36 (3.83%) Problem Management
15 35 (3.73%) High Availability
16 30 (3.19%) ETL
17 29 (3.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 507 (53.99%) Python
2 371 (39.51%) Perl
3 306 (32.59%) Java
4 285 (30.35%) Ruby
5 211 (22.47%) SQL
6 162 (17.25%) Shell Script
7 155 (16.51%) PHP
8 106 (11.29%) C++
9 101 (10.76%) JavaScript
10 99 (10.54%) Korn
11 90 (9.58%) PowerShell
12 49 (5.22%) C
13 46 (4.90%) PL/SQL
14 42 (4.47%) C#
15 28 (2.98%) Lua
16 19 (2.02%) VBScript
17 17 (1.81%) Scala
18 15 (1.60%) Jython
19 14 (1.49%) Groovy
20 12 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.86%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 33 (3.51%) Degree
5 18 (1.92%) CCNA
5 18 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.06%) RHCE
6 10 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (0.85%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.85%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.64%) VCAP
9 5 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.53%) MCSE
10 4 (0.43%) ISEB
10 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.43%) LPIC
11 3 (0.32%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.32%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.15%) QA
2 32 (3.41%) SLA
3 6 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (6.92%) Docker
3 51 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 47 (5.01%) KVM
5 37 (3.94%) vCloud
6 31 (3.30%) QEMU
6 31 (3.30%) vSphere
7 21 (2.24%) NFS
8 14 (1.49%) Samba
8 14 (1.49%) XenServer
9 13 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.28%) HDFS
11 11 (1.17%) VirtualBox
11 11 (1.17%) Postfix
11 11 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (1.17%) iptables
12 10 (1.06%) Hyper-V
12 10 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 9 (0.96%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 331 (35.25%) Puppet
2 275 (29.29%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (12.25%) Ansible
4 60 (6.39%) Salt
5 59 (6.28%) Vagrant
5 59 (6.28%) Nagios
6 35 (3.73%) ZABBIX
6 35 (3.73%) HAProxy
7 30 (3.19%) Cobbler
8 29 (3.09%) Tivoli
8 29 (3.09%) Graphite
9 28 (2.98%) ITRS Geneos
10 27 (2.88%) Rundeck
11 26 (2.77%) logstash
12 21 (2.24%) BladeLogic
13 19 (2.02%) Kibana
14 13 (1.38%) Opsview
15 11 (1.17%) NetBackup
15 11 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (1.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 265 (28.22%) Red Hat
2 230 (24.49%) VMware
3 195 (20.77%) Oracle
4 59 (6.28%) IBM
5 46 (4.90%) HP
6 43 (4.58%) Splunk
7 34 (3.62%) Sun
8 31 (3.30%) Google
9 29 (3.09%) Microsoft
9 29 (3.09%) TIBCO
10 25 (2.66%) Veritas
11 24 (2.56%) Cisco
12 23 (2.45%) Citrix
13 20 (2.13%) Rackspace
14 18 (1.92%) EMC
14 18 (1.92%) Informatica
15 17 (1.81%) Sybase
15 17 (1.81%) Atlassian
16 16 (1.70%) Symantec
16 16 (1.70%) Dell
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £425.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £340 - £380 per day + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago