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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bash Shell
Rank 199 249 368
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +119
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 649 454 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 0.88% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 2.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 312 161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
- +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £21.20 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +22.54%

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
19656 19551 18415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.21% 37.75% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13337 12950 11549
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 498
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +59 631 £450 - 183
London +29 334 £463 +2.20% 85
South East +51 89 £453 +16.77% 35
Yorkshire +26 68 £425 +21.42% 22
City of London +52 59 £468 -1.57% 27
South West +7 58 £425 -5.55% 13
West Yorkshire +27 55 £425 +21.42% 11
North West +17 44 £400 -6.70% 9
Leeds +13 42 £425 +21.42% 10
Berkshire +41 39 £448 +11.87% 8
Manchester +18 36 £400 +23.07% 7
Reading - 36 £448 - 4
Gloucestershire +8 31 £450 -1.63% 8
East of England +17 18 £363 -19.44% 9
Cheltenham +2 16 £450 -5.85% 1
Oxfordshire +9 15 £550 +105.60% 1
Hampshire -1 15 £325 -23.52% 8
Cambridgeshire +24 13 £363 -19.44% 7
Swindon +9 13 £370 +19.35% 1
Wiltshire +7 13 £370 +19.35% 1
Cambridge +6 13 £363 -19.44% 7
Sheffield - 13 £345 - 5
South Yorkshire - 13 £345 - 6
Oxford +5 12 £550 +83.33%
Scotland +5 12 £390 -13.38% 2
East Midlands -8 12 £438 +25.00% 6
Surrey -6 10 £600 +51.41% 10
Derbyshire - 8 £425 -
Kent - 6 £573 - 3
Derby - 6 £425 -

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 940 (78.07%) Linux
2 676 (56.15%) Python
3 502 (41.69%) Java
4 493 (40.95%) DevOps
5 491 (40.78%) Perl
5 491 (40.78%) Puppet
6 435 (36.13%) Jenkins
7 410 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
8 379 (31.48%) Git (software)
9 349 (28.99%) Ruby
10 331 (27.49%) VMware
11 324 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
12 316 (26.25%) Unix
13 305 (25.33%) Configuration Management
14 299 (24.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 286 (23.75%) Windows
16 267 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 265 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
18 257 (21.35%) Maven
19 254 (21.10%) CentOS
20 246 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
21 238 (19.77%) Red Hat
22 232 (19.27%) SQL
23 222 (18.44%) Oracle
24 199 (16.53%) Ubuntu
25 195 (16.20%) Finance
25 195 (16.20%) Ansible
26 193 (16.03%) Scrum
27 186 (15.45%) Apache
28 173 (14.37%) Security Cleared

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 186 (15.45%) Apache
2 117 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 94 (7.81%) OpenStack
4 59 (4.90%) nginx
5 58 (4.82%) JBoss
6 47 (3.90%) Confluence
7 46 (3.82%) WebSphere
8 45 (3.74%) Node.js
9 31 (2.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 31 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.99%) IIS
11 22 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 22 (1.83%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.66%) SAS
12 20 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (1.16%) Mule
14 13 (1.08%) CloudStack
14 13 (1.08%) Jetty
15 11 (0.91%) Mule ESB
16 9 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.42%) HipChat
2 5 (0.42%) MS Office
2 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.17%) GIMP
4 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.083%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.33%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.17%) Documaker
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.083%) RMDS
6 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.083%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 265 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (3.82%) GitHub
5 42 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 37 (3.07%) Amazon S3
7 33 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (1.41%) Amazon Glacier
9 17 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.33%) PaaS
11 12 (1.00%) SaaS
12 10 (0.83%) IaaS
13 9 (0.75%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.75%) Heroku
13 9 (0.75%) Route 53
14 7 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.55%) TCP/IP
2 108 (8.97%) HTTP
3 91 (7.56%) DNS
4 90 (7.48%) Firewall
5 78 (6.48%) SAN
6 72 (5.98%) SSL
7 49 (4.07%) Internet
7 49 (4.07%) VPN
8 40 (3.32%) LDAP
9 34 (2.82%) NAS
10 32 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (2.33%) SSH
12 24 (1.99%) DHCP
12 24 (1.99%) SNMP
12 24 (1.99%) X.509
13 23 (1.91%) 802.15
13 23 (1.91%) Bluetooth
13 23 (1.91%) ZigBee
14 20 (1.66%) BGP
15 19 (1.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (10.30%) MySQL
2 105 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 65 (5.40%) Big Data
5 64 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 62 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 61 (5.07%) MongoDB
8 45 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 39 (3.24%) SQL Server
10 37 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
11 30 (2.49%) Redis
12 29 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.66%) DB2
15 19 (1.58%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.33%) Couchbase
16 16 (1.33%) HBase
17 14 (1.16%) HPCC
18 10 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 435 (36.13%) Jenkins
2 379 (31.48%) Git (software)
3 257 (21.35%) Maven
4 100 (8.31%) JIRA
5 79 (6.56%) Selenium
6 72 (5.98%) Subversion
7 58 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 57 (4.73%) Ant
9 37 (3.07%) JUnit
9 37 (3.07%) SonarQube
9 37 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 36 (2.99%) Gerrit
11 32 (2.66%) Hudson
11 32 (2.66%) Mockito
11 32 (2.66%) Vagrant
12 31 (2.57%) Gradle
13 30 (2.49%) Artifactory
13 30 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (2.33%) Eclipse
15 23 (1.91%) Cucumber
General
1 195 (16.20%) Finance
2 86 (7.14%) Banking
3 48 (3.99%) Front Office
4 27 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.16%) Retail
5 26 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.74%) Games
7 14 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.08%) Publishing
9 10 (0.83%) Marketing
10 8 (0.66%) Law
10 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.50%) Legal
12 3 (0.25%) Advertising
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Avionics
13 2 (0.17%) Military
13 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.083%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 348 (28.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 200 (16.61%) Developer
3 143 (11.88%) Administrator
4 131 (10.88%) Linux Engineer
5 114 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
6 95 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
7 85 (7.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 77 (6.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 65 (5.40%) Operations Engineer
10 64 (5.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 58 (4.82%) Analyst
11 58 (4.82%) Java Developer
12 52 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
13 42 (3.49%) Software Engineer
14 38 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
15 30 (2.49%) Python Developer
16 29 (2.41%) Architect
16 29 (2.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 28 (2.33%) Consultant
17 28 (2.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (14.12%) Web Services
2 100 (8.31%) MCollective
3 73 (6.06%) HTML
4 71 (5.90%) LAMP
5 61 (5.07%) CSS
5 61 (5.07%) J2EE
6 56 (4.65%) Spring
7 55 (4.57%) LAPP Stack
8 54 (4.49%) AngularJS
8 54 (4.49%) JSON
9 53 (4.40%) REST
10 52 (4.32%) RESTful
11 42 (3.49%) .NET
12 36 (2.99%) XML
13 35 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (2.74%) SOAP
15 32 (2.66%) Middleware
16 27 (2.24%) ELK Stack
16 27 (2.24%) jQuery
16 27 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 45 (3.74%) Clustering
3 44 (3.65%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (2.24%) Equities
7 23 (1.91%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 22 (1.83%) Replication
8 22 (1.83%) Statistics
9 21 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.50%) Internet of Things
11 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.00%) PKI
13 11 (0.91%) Derivative
13 11 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.91%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.83%) Fintech
14 10 (0.83%) User Experience
15 8 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 940 (78.07%) Linux
2 316 (26.25%) Unix
3 299 (24.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 286 (23.75%) Windows
5 254 (21.10%) CentOS
6 199 (16.53%) Ubuntu
7 100 (8.31%) Solaris
8 71 (5.90%) Windows Server
9 46 (3.82%) Debian
10 24 (1.99%) AIX
11 23 (1.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 22 (1.83%) SUSE
13 20 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (1.25%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.00%) Android
17 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (0.58%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
19 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (40.95%) DevOps
2 410 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (26.91%) Continuous Integration
4 305 (25.33%) Configuration Management
5 193 (16.03%) Scrum
6 129 (10.71%) Open Source
7 123 (10.22%) Build Automation
8 105 (8.72%) High Availability
9 93 (7.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 79 (6.56%) Software Engineering
11 73 (6.06%) TDD
12 60 (4.98%) ITIL
13 48 (3.99%) OO
14 47 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
15 45 (3.74%) E-Commerce
16 44 (3.65%) Load Balancing
17 41 (3.41%) Low Latency
17 41 (3.41%) Release Management
17 41 (3.41%) Unit Testing
18 40 (3.32%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 676 (56.15%) Python
2 502 (41.69%) Java
3 491 (40.78%) Perl
4 349 (28.99%) Ruby
5 232 (19.27%) SQL
6 170 (14.12%) Shell Script
7 169 (14.04%) JavaScript
8 120 (9.97%) PowerShell
9 109 (9.05%) Korn
10 104 (8.64%) PHP
11 101 (8.39%) C++
12 78 (6.48%) C
13 60 (4.98%) AWK
14 50 (4.15%) C#
15 42 (3.49%) sed
16 24 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 23 (1.91%) Go
18 18 (1.50%) Jython
19 16 (1.33%) Groovy
20 14 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 173 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 88 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.48%) Degree
4 65 (5.40%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.74%) RHCE
7 21 (1.74%) RHCSA
8 18 (1.50%) CCNA
9 13 (1.08%) ISEB
10 10 (0.83%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.83%) CCNP
11 9 (0.75%) LPIC
11 9 (0.75%) MCSE
11 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.66%) RHCT
13 6 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.33%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.49%) QA
2 32 (2.66%) SLA
3 11 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.50%) MiFID
6 2 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 267 (22.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (11.71%) Docker
3 73 (6.06%) vSphere
4 48 (3.99%) NFS
5 46 (3.82%) Active Directory
6 40 (3.32%) vCloud
7 30 (2.49%) KVM
8 26 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 25 (2.08%) Samba
10 24 (1.99%) iptables
10 24 (1.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 24 (1.99%) Xen
11 23 (1.91%) VMware ESX
12 21 (1.74%) Veritas File System
13 20 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (1.41%) Squid
15 15 (1.25%) XenServer
16 11 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.83%) Hyper-V
18 9 (0.75%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 491 (40.78%) Puppet
2 246 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
3 195 (16.20%) Ansible
4 108 (8.97%) ZABBIX
5 97 (8.06%) Nagios
6 49 (4.07%) logstash
7 37 (3.07%) Cobbler
8 35 (2.91%) Cacti
8 35 (2.91%) Salt
9 33 (2.74%) Kubernetes
10 32 (2.66%) HAProxy
11 31 (2.57%) CFEngine
12 28 (2.33%) Tivoli
13 23 (1.91%) Graphite
14 20 (1.66%) Kibana
15 17 (1.41%) Rundeck
15 17 (1.41%) Terraform
16 13 (1.08%) Oozie
17 12 (1.00%) NetBackup
17 12 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 331 (27.49%) VMware
2 238 (19.77%) Red Hat
3 222 (18.44%) Oracle
4 69 (5.73%) HP
5 68 (5.65%) Cisco
6 59 (4.90%) IBM
7 58 (4.82%) Splunk
8 52 (4.32%) Microsoft
9 39 (3.24%) Google
9 39 (3.24%) Veritas
10 34 (2.82%) NetApp
11 32 (2.66%) EMC
11 32 (2.66%) Sun
12 31 (2.57%) Atlassian
13 23 (1.91%) Rackspace
14 22 (1.83%) Sybase
15 20 (1.66%) F5
16 17 (1.41%) Opsware
17 16 (1.33%) SolarWinds
18 15 (1.25%) Dell
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
United Kingdom
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 21 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago