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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 226 331 314
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -17
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 454 243 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 1.34% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 173 153
Average daily rate
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£450 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £15.90 £30.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £35.10 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -32.00%

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
18999 18097 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.05% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12660 11367 10676
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 493 726
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 £17.50 £14.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +103 446 £450 +12.50% 209
London +115 287 £451 +0.11% 112
South East +17 55 £413 +3.12% 29
South West +13 53 £450 +60.00% 18
City of London +14 40 £475 +11.76% 39
Gloucestershire +18 36 £450 +71.42% 4
Yorkshire -17 23 £350 +16.66% 13
Cheltenham - 23 £478 - 1
West Yorkshire -12 21 £350 +16.66% 10
Leeds -18 21 £350 +16.66% 9
Hampshire -3 20 £425 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -5 12 £290 -25.16% 2
North West +8 11 £429 +42.91% 11
Bristol -8 10 £405 +35.00% 10
Surrey - 10 £430 - 4
East of England -4 9 £450 +63.63% 15
Oxford -9 8 £300 -20.00% 1
Guildford - 6 £430 - 2
Cheshire +7 5 £408 +35.83% 2
Gloucester +3 5 £375 +42.85% 3
Hertfordshire -5 5 £463 +68.18% 4
Berkshire -7 5 £353 -17.05% 17
Bracknell +3 4 £353 +3.67% 3
Manchester +1 4 £325 +8.33% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
East Midlands +15 3 £370 -1.33% 3
Scotland -7 3 £500 - 4
Southampton -13 3 £435 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £358 -10.62%
Devon - 3 £240 -

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 672 (72.65%) Linux
2 430 (46.49%) Python
3 382 (41.30%) Perl
4 367 (39.68%) Ruby
5 346 (37.41%) DevOps
6 338 (36.54%) Java
7 330 (35.68%) Puppet
8 290 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
9 261 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
10 243 (26.27%) UNIX
11 231 (24.97%) Jenkins
12 219 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
13 204 (22.05%) Git (software)
14 201 (21.73%) Apache
15 188 (20.32%) PHP
16 187 (20.22%) Red Hat
16 187 (20.22%) CentOS
17 186 (20.11%) SQL
18 185 (20.00%) Windows
18 185 (20.00%) Security Cleared
19 184 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 178 (19.24%) Oracle
21 167 (18.05%) VMware
22 166 (17.95%) Scrum
22 166 (17.95%) MySQL
23 161 (17.41%) Configuration Management
24 158 (17.08%) Shell Script
25 149 (16.11%) JavaScript
26 146 (15.78%) Web Services
27 138 (14.92%) Maven

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 201 (21.73%) Apache
2 102 (11.03%) Tomcat
3 77 (8.32%) WebSphere
4 68 (7.35%) WebLogic
5 61 (6.59%) Node.js
6 49 (5.30%) nginx
7 42 (4.54%) OpenStack
8 34 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 31 (3.35%) JBoss
10 30 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (2.81%) IIS
12 23 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 21 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
15 18 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
15 18 (1.95%) SharePoint
15 18 (1.95%) Confluence
16 13 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
17 12 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 56 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.05%) MS Office
3 9 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.76%) MS Project
5 4 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.95%) Documaker
1 18 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 129 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.41%) PaaS
3 48 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 18 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.30%) Heroku
7 12 (1.30%) Engine Yard
8 10 (1.08%) GitHub
8 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (0.97%) Route 53
10 8 (0.86%) IaaS
11 6 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.32%) SaaS
12 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (9.95%) Firewall
2 73 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 69 (7.46%) SSL
4 64 (6.92%) DNS
4 64 (6.92%) HTTP
5 44 (4.76%) Internet
6 37 (4.00%) SAN
7 32 (3.46%) HTTPS
8 30 (3.24%) LDAP
9 29 (3.14%) WAN
10 28 (3.03%) LAN
10 28 (3.03%) DHCP
11 26 (2.81%) VPN
12 25 (2.70%) SSH
13 23 (2.49%) Network Security
13 23 (2.49%) VLAN
14 21 (2.27%) NAS
15 19 (2.05%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (17.95%) MySQL
2 121 (13.08%) MongoDB
3 93 (10.05%) NoSQL
4 76 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 58 (6.27%) SQL Server
7 52 (5.62%) Hadoop
7 52 (5.62%) Big Data
8 43 (4.65%) Oracle Database
9 42 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (4.00%) Redis
11 36 (3.89%) RDBMS
12 25 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
16 19 (2.05%) CouchDB
16 19 (2.05%) HBase
17 16 (1.73%) Riak
17 16 (1.73%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 231 (24.97%) Jenkins
2 204 (22.05%) Git (software)
3 138 (14.92%) Maven
4 121 (13.08%) Subversion
5 89 (9.62%) JIRA
6 72 (7.78%) Hudson
7 39 (4.22%) Ant
7 39 (4.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 37 (4.00%) JUnit
9 36 (3.89%) Selenium
10 31 (3.35%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (3.03%) ClearCase
13 22 (2.38%) JMeter
14 19 (2.05%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.95%) Mockito
16 17 (1.84%) Mercurial
17 16 (1.73%) Cucumber
18 14 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (1.30%) GDB
General
1 118 (12.76%) Finance
2 63 (6.81%) Banking
3 33 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 21 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.05%) Marketing
5 19 (2.05%) Retail
6 18 (1.95%) Billing
7 15 (1.62%) Front Office
8 13 (1.41%) Electronics
8 13 (1.41%) Games
9 8 (0.86%) Law
10 6 (0.65%) Advertising
11 5 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) French Language
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Military
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 222 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 215 (23.24%) Developer
3 81 (8.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 79 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 76 (8.22%) Administrator
6 61 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 57 (6.16%) Analyst
8 53 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
8 53 (5.73%) Linux Administrator
9 49 (5.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 41 (4.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 38 (4.11%) Architect
12 37 (4.00%) Software Engineer
13 33 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
14 29 (3.14%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.92%) Applications Support
15 27 (2.92%) Consultant
16 26 (2.81%) C++ Developer
17 19 (2.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.78%) Web Services
2 89 (9.62%) HTML
3 79 (8.54%) CSS
4 65 (7.03%) Middleware
5 64 (6.92%) LAMP
6 48 (5.19%) JMS
6 48 (5.19%) XML
7 45 (4.86%) Spring
8 43 (4.65%) JDBC
9 42 (4.54%) .NET
10 41 (4.43%) RESTful
11 40 (4.32%) J2EE
12 37 (4.00%) MCollective
13 36 (3.89%) REST
14 34 (3.68%) jQuery
15 28 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
15 28 (3.03%) Hibernate
15 28 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
16 22 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (8.11%) Open Source
3 65 (7.03%) Clustering
4 40 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.92%) Device Driver
6 24 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.49%) Wiki
8 19 (2.05%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.84%) PKI
10 16 (1.73%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.51%) User Experience
12 13 (1.41%) DTV
13 12 (1.30%) Replication
13 12 (1.30%) Derivative
13 12 (1.30%) DataPower
14 9 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.97%) IVR
14 9 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 672 (72.65%) Linux
2 243 (26.27%) UNIX
3 187 (20.22%) CentOS
4 185 (20.00%) Windows
5 184 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 48 (5.19%) AIX
8 46 (4.97%) Solaris
9 40 (4.32%) Debian
10 31 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 20 (2.16%) SUSE
13 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (1.08%) Fedora
17 9 (0.97%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.86%) HPUX
18 8 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (37.41%) DevOps
2 290 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
4 166 (17.95%) Scrum
5 161 (17.41%) Configuration Management
6 110 (11.89%) OO
7 68 (7.35%) TDD
8 61 (6.59%) ITIL
9 56 (6.05%) Build Automation
10 55 (5.95%) Software Engineering
11 53 (5.73%) Release Management
12 49 (5.30%) SOA
13 44 (4.76%) Load Balancing
14 41 (4.43%) E-Commerce
15 40 (4.32%) Migration
16 39 (4.22%) Kanban
17 38 (4.11%) Automated Testing
18 37 (4.00%) Analytics
19 35 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (3.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 430 (46.49%) Python
2 382 (41.30%) Perl
3 367 (39.68%) Ruby
4 338 (36.54%) Java
5 188 (20.32%) PHP
6 186 (20.11%) SQL
7 158 (17.08%) Shell Script
8 149 (16.11%) JavaScript
9 115 (12.43%) C++
10 88 (9.51%) Korn
11 60 (6.49%) PowerShell
12 47 (5.08%) C
13 38 (4.11%) Jython
14 33 (3.57%) C#
15 26 (2.81%) Groovy
16 25 (2.70%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.95%) Clojure
18 17 (1.84%) C-shell
18 17 (1.84%) VB
19 16 (1.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 185 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 96 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 75 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 55 (5.95%) Degree
5 30 (3.24%) CCNA
5 30 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.08%) RHCE
9 9 (0.97%) RHCT
10 7 (0.76%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.76%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.76%) ISEB
11 4 (0.43%) CISSP
11 4 (0.43%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.22%) CNE
13 2 (0.22%) Novell Certification
13 2 (0.22%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.86%) QA
2 21 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.08%) SLA
4 7 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
3 32 (3.46%) Samba
4 26 (2.81%) XenServer
5 23 (2.49%) Active Directory
6 22 (2.38%) NFS
6 22 (2.38%) vCloud
7 17 (1.84%) vSphere
8 14 (1.51%) Postfix
9 13 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.41%) Docker
10 12 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 12 (1.30%) KVM
11 11 (1.19%) Xen
11 11 (1.19%) Varnish
12 8 (0.86%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.65%) Shibboleth
15 5 (0.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 330 (35.68%) Puppet
2 219 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (9.62%) Nagios
4 75 (8.11%) Ansible
5 68 (7.35%) Salt
6 55 (5.95%) ZABBIX
7 34 (3.68%) Cobbler
8 26 (2.81%) Vagrant
9 24 (2.59%) Tivoli
9 24 (2.59%) Cacti
10 20 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 17 (1.84%) SELinux
12 16 (1.73%) HAProxy
13 14 (1.51%) FortiGate
13 14 (1.51%) Oracle Identity Management
13 14 (1.51%) logstash
14 12 (1.30%) Graphite
15 11 (1.19%) Oozie
16 10 (1.08%) collectd
16 10 (1.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 187 (20.22%) Red Hat
2 178 (19.24%) Oracle
3 167 (18.05%) VMware
4 76 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 62 (6.70%) IBM
6 32 (3.46%) Rackspace
7 30 (3.24%) Remedy
8 29 (3.14%) Sybase
9 26 (2.81%) Cisco
10 24 (2.59%) Citrix
11 22 (2.38%) Sun
11 22 (2.38%) HP
12 15 (1.62%) Juniper
13 13 (1.41%) Splunk
13 13 (1.41%) SAP
14 12 (1.30%) Software AG
14 12 (1.30%) webMethods
15 11 (1.19%) EMC
15 11 (1.19%) Siebel
16 9 (0.97%) NetApp
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £451 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Pioneer Search
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Pioneer Search
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