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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 252 324 337
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +13
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 452 305 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 1.47% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 217 161
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
20862 20792 17884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.33% 36.88% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13523 13416 11005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 486 638
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +75 435 £425 +2.53% 189
London +15 208 £475 +10.46% 96
Yorkshire +41 64 £325 +8.33% 12
West Yorkshire +39 58 £315 +5.00% 7
Leeds +34 58 £315 +5.00% 6
South East -4 56 £373 -6.87% 37
South West +16 39 £438 +2.94% 16
City of London +11 31 £463 +15.62% 31
Hampshire -1 22 £340 -9.33% 8
East Midlands +17 21 £355 -11.25% 2
North West 0 17 £360 -15.29% 6
Gloucestershire -1 17 £444 -1.38% 5
East of England +25 15 £300 -7.69% 18
Cheltenham - 14 £450 -
Bristol +2 13 £450 +5.88% 4
Berkshire +5 11 £425 - 11
Nottinghamshire - 10 £475 - 1
North East +13 9 £370 +54.16%
Tyne and Wear +13 9 £370 +54.16%
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £366 -8.43% 1
Milton Keynes +1 9 £366 -8.43% 1
Nottingham - 8 £425 -
Scotland 0 7 £375 -6.25% 6
Lancashire - 7 £375 -
Leicestershire - 7 £355 -
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £325 - 11
Essex - 6 £275 - 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £400 - 3
Brentwood - 6 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 5 £370 +54.16%

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 690 (74.59%) Linux
2 503 (54.38%) Python
3 378 (40.86%) DevOps
4 373 (40.32%) Perl
5 369 (39.89%) Ruby
6 358 (38.70%) Puppet
7 311 (33.62%) Java
8 300 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 276 (29.84%) Continuous Integration
10 249 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
11 234 (25.30%) UNIX
12 231 (24.97%) Jenkins
13 225 (24.32%) Red Hat
14 220 (23.78%) Git (software)
15 216 (23.35%) VMware
16 213 (23.03%) Configuration Management
17 206 (22.27%) Windows
18 198 (21.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 192 (20.76%) Apache
20 190 (20.54%) SQL
21 189 (20.43%) CentOS
22 186 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
23 173 (18.70%) MySQL
24 164 (17.73%) Oracle
25 163 (17.62%) Security Cleared
26 159 (17.19%) Shell Script
27 156 (16.86%) Ubuntu
28 154 (16.65%) PHP
29 142 (15.35%) Maven
30 136 (14.70%) MongoDB

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 192 (20.76%) Apache
2 101 (10.92%) Tomcat
3 84 (9.08%) OpenStack
4 63 (6.81%) nginx
5 60 (6.49%) Node.js
6 50 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 48 (5.19%) WebLogic
8 36 (3.89%) JBoss
9 32 (3.46%) IIS
10 28 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 24 (2.59%) Confluence
13 15 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (1.62%) Apache Spark
14 13 (1.41%) Mule ESB
14 13 (1.41%) MediaWiki
14 13 (1.41%) SharePoint
15 10 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
17 8 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 39 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.76%) MS Office
3 4 (0.43%) SPSS
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.86%) Documaker
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) Tridion
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 186 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.73%) PaaS
3 49 (5.30%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (2.81%) Amazon S3
5 23 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.84%) IaaS
8 16 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
8 16 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (1.62%) Heroku
9 15 (1.62%) Engine Yard
10 11 (1.19%) GitHub
11 10 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.76%) Route 53
13 5 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (12.76%) Firewall
2 87 (9.41%) TCP/IP
3 66 (7.14%) DNS
4 47 (5.08%) SSL
5 45 (4.86%) Internet
6 38 (4.11%) SAN
7 36 (3.89%) VPN
8 35 (3.78%) HTTP
8 35 (3.78%) LAN
9 33 (3.57%) LDAP
9 33 (3.57%) WAN
10 30 (3.24%) VLAN
11 26 (2.81%) Network Security
12 22 (2.38%) Wireshark
12 22 (2.38%) DHCP
13 19 (2.05%) SSH
14 18 (1.95%) NAS
15 17 (1.84%) IPv6
16 16 (1.73%) HTTPS
17 15 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (18.70%) MySQL
2 136 (14.70%) MongoDB
3 98 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 92 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
5 67 (7.24%) Relational Database
6 62 (6.70%) SQL Server
7 46 (4.97%) Redis
8 43 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 41 (4.43%) Big Data
10 40 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (4.11%) Oracle Database
12 37 (4.00%) RDBMS
13 25 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.84%) CouchDB
15 15 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.41%) HBase
16 13 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.41%) DB2
17 11 (1.19%) Riak
17 11 (1.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 231 (24.97%) Jenkins
2 220 (23.78%) Git (software)
3 142 (15.35%) Maven
4 132 (14.27%) Subversion
5 97 (10.49%) JIRA
6 53 (5.73%) Hudson
7 52 (5.62%) TeamCity
8 47 (5.08%) Ant
9 38 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 34 (3.68%) Mercurial
11 32 (3.46%) ClearCase
12 31 (3.35%) Selenium
13 28 (3.03%) JUnit
14 25 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (2.70%) Gradle
15 20 (2.16%) SonarQube
16 18 (1.95%) Gerrit
17 16 (1.73%) JMeter
18 15 (1.62%) Artifactory
19 14 (1.51%) MSBuild
General
1 98 (10.59%) Finance
2 54 (5.84%) Banking
3 31 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.59%) Games
6 17 (1.84%) Marketing
7 15 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.30%) Front Office
10 11 (1.19%) Electronics
11 10 (1.08%) Retail
12 9 (0.97%) Billing
13 7 (0.76%) Advertising
13 7 (0.76%) Law
14 6 (0.65%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 255 (27.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 182 (19.68%) Developer
3 91 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 84 (9.08%) Administrator
5 67 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
6 62 (6.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 59 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
8 58 (6.27%) Analyst
9 57 (6.16%) Java Developer
10 47 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 35 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
13 34 (3.68%) Software Engineer
14 30 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (3.24%) C++ Developer
15 24 (2.59%) Senior Developer
15 24 (2.59%) Applications Support
16 20 (2.16%) Architect
17 19 (2.05%) Consultant
18 18 (1.95%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (13.62%) Web Services
2 62 (6.70%) HTML
3 55 (5.95%) CSS
4 50 (5.41%) .NET
5 43 (4.65%) J2EE
6 42 (4.54%) XML
7 40 (4.32%) LAMP
8 35 (3.78%) Spring
8 35 (3.78%) Middleware
9 31 (3.35%) RESTful
9 31 (3.35%) MCollective
10 25 (2.70%) Django
10 25 (2.70%) JMS
11 24 (2.59%) SOAP
11 24 (2.59%) jQuery
12 22 (2.38%) JDBC
13 21 (2.27%) STL
14 19 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (2.05%) HTML5
15 18 (1.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.95%) Open Source
2 78 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (7.24%) Clustering
4 28 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 28 (3.03%) Wiki
5 26 (2.81%) Client/Server
6 25 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.16%) Fixed Income
8 18 (1.95%) Online Games
9 16 (1.73%) Replication
9 16 (1.73%) PKI
10 14 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.41%) DataPower
12 11 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.19%) HACMP
13 10 (1.08%) DTV
13 10 (1.08%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.86%) User Experience
14 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 690 (74.59%) Linux
2 234 (25.30%) UNIX
3 206 (22.27%) Windows
4 198 (21.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 189 (20.43%) CentOS
6 156 (16.86%) Ubuntu
7 49 (5.30%) Solaris
8 44 (4.76%) Debian
9 40 (4.32%) AIX
10 29 (3.14%) HPUX
11 20 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (2.05%) SUSE
13 16 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 12 (1.30%) Fedora
16 9 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.86%) NetWare
18 7 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (40.86%) DevOps
2 300 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (29.84%) Continuous Integration
4 213 (23.03%) Configuration Management
5 125 (13.51%) Scrum
6 82 (8.86%) OO
7 67 (7.24%) Load Balancing
7 67 (7.24%) Release Management
8 56 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (5.95%) TDD
10 52 (5.62%) Automated Testing
11 50 (5.41%) Build Automation
12 47 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 47 (5.08%) ITIL
13 38 (4.11%) Unit Testing
14 36 (3.89%) Analytics
15 34 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (3.57%) Change Management
17 31 (3.35%) SOA
18 29 (3.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 503 (54.38%) Python
2 373 (40.32%) Perl
3 369 (39.89%) Ruby
4 311 (33.62%) Java
5 190 (20.54%) SQL
6 159 (17.19%) Shell Script
7 154 (16.65%) PHP
8 125 (13.51%) C++
9 114 (12.32%) JavaScript
10 81 (8.76%) Korn
11 59 (6.38%) PowerShell
12 57 (6.16%) C
13 36 (3.89%) C#
14 29 (3.14%) Groovy
15 25 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 19 (2.05%) VB
17 17 (1.84%) Lua
18 11 (1.19%) Scala
18 11 (1.19%) Jython
18 11 (1.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 163 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.32%) DV Cleared
3 73 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.54%) Degree
5 27 (2.92%) CCNA
5 27 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.86%) OCPJP
7 8 (0.86%) RHCE
7 8 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.76%) RHCT
9 5 (0.54%) ISEB
10 4 (0.43%) CISSP
10 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.43%) LPIC
11 3 (0.32%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.32%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.32%) MCSE
11 3 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.19%) QA
2 13 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.57%) KVM
2 33 (3.57%) Docker
3 29 (3.14%) vSphere
4 26 (2.81%) Samba
5 25 (2.70%) QEMU
6 24 (2.59%) XenServer
7 23 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (2.49%) vCloud
8 22 (2.38%) iptables
9 19 (2.05%) NFS
10 17 (1.84%) Postfix
11 14 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.30%) Hyper-V
13 11 (1.19%) Varnish
13 11 (1.19%) GPFS
14 9 (0.97%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.97%) Firmware
14 9 (0.97%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 358 (38.70%) Puppet
2 249 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (10.81%) Ansible
4 80 (8.65%) Salt
4 80 (8.65%) Nagios
5 54 (5.84%) ZABBIX
6 49 (5.30%) Cobbler
7 33 (3.57%) Tivoli
8 31 (3.35%) Vagrant
9 30 (3.24%) HAProxy
10 22 (2.38%) logstash
11 20 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 17 (1.84%) Kibana
13 16 (1.73%) Graphite
14 14 (1.51%) collectd
14 14 (1.51%) Cacti
14 14 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (1.51%) BladeLogic
15 10 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (1.08%) yum
Vendors
1 225 (24.32%) Red Hat
2 216 (23.35%) VMware
3 164 (17.73%) Oracle
4 56 (6.05%) Microsoft
5 43 (4.65%) IBM
6 34 (3.68%) Rackspace
7 31 (3.35%) Cisco
8 28 (3.03%) Splunk
9 27 (2.92%) Citrix
9 27 (2.92%) Sun
9 27 (2.92%) HP
10 26 (2.81%) Sybase
11 19 (2.05%) TIBCO
11 19 (2.05%) Veritas
12 15 (1.62%) EMC
12 15 (1.62%) Remedy
13 13 (1.41%) Cognos
14 12 (1.30%) Juniper
14 12 (1.30%) NetApp
15 11 (1.19%) Google
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Rate: £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £345.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 per day
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Lewes
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