The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 260 319 371
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +52
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 408 276 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.42% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 181 112
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.16% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-58.46% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 +62 402 £425 -5.55% 169
London +67 251 £450 -4.76% 104
City of London +37 63 £438 -7.89% 35
South East +16 57 £425 - 23
South West +19 49 £405 -14.73% 16
Hampshire -3 33 £438 -2.77% 2
Gloucestershire - 23 £500 - 5
Bristol -2 20 £400 -15.78% 4
East of England -10 20 £338 -41.30% 9
Gloucester - 18 £500 -
Basingstoke +31 16 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -16 15 £313 -3.84% 12
West Yorkshire -18 12 £300 -7.69% 4
Leeds -20 11 £275 -15.38% 2
Hertfordshire +7 10 £400 - 4
Essex +7 7 £165 -71.30%
Berkshire +5 6 £275 - 10
East Sussex - 6 £300 - 3
Brighton - 6 £300 - 3
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £325 +51.69% 1
Brentwood - 5 £165 -
Bracknell +11 4 £275 - 1
Surrey -5 4 £375 +25.00% 5
Scotland -21 4 £225 -40.00% 3
Cheltenham - 4 £405 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £350 -
North West -7 3 £388 -8.82% 1
West Midlands -12 3 £338 -18.18% 3
Cheshire +4 2 £388 -8.82%
South Yorkshire +2 2 - - 1

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 547 (76.93%) Linux
2 345 (48.52%) Python
2 345 (48.52%) Perl
3 274 (38.54%) UNIX
4 233 (32.77%) Puppet
5 214 (30.10%) Java
6 211 (29.68%) Ruby
7 205 (28.83%) Red Hat
8 202 (28.41%) DevOps
9 172 (24.19%) Apache
10 171 (24.05%) MySQL
11 170 (23.91%) SQL
12 166 (23.35%) Oracle
13 157 (22.08%) Finance
14 150 (21.10%) PHP
15 149 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 143 (20.11%) VMware
17 135 (18.99%) Shell Script
17 135 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
18 134 (18.85%) Windows
19 112 (15.75%) Web Services
19 112 (15.75%) IBM
20 111 (15.61%) Git (software)
21 110 (15.47%) WebSphere
22 109 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
22 109 (15.33%) Jenkins
23 99 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
24 92 (12.94%) Korn
25 91 (12.80%) CentOS
26 89 (12.52%) Solaris

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 172 (24.19%) Apache
2 110 (15.47%) WebSphere
3 70 (9.85%) WebLogic
4 69 (9.70%) Tomcat
5 50 (7.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 39 (5.49%) nginx
7 37 (5.20%) IIS
8 27 (3.80%) Confluence
9 20 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (2.39%) MQSeries
11 16 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (2.25%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.97%) CICS
13 13 (1.83%) MediaWiki
14 11 (1.55%) Node.js
15 10 (1.41%) Moodle
16 9 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
17 8 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (1.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
3 1 (0.14%) Maya
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 26 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.69%) Tridion
2 12 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.27%) Documaker
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (0.56%) RMDS
6 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.14%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (7.88%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.41%) SaaS
5 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.14%) Route 53
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.58%) Firewall
2 54 (7.59%) LDAP
3 53 (7.45%) HTTP
4 50 (7.03%) SAN
5 43 (6.05%) Internet
6 42 (5.91%) SSL
7 40 (5.63%) DNS
8 37 (5.20%) VPN
9 33 (4.64%) TCP/IP
10 31 (4.36%) SSH
11 24 (3.38%) LAN
11 24 (3.38%) WAN
12 22 (3.09%) SNMP
12 22 (3.09%) Network Security
12 22 (3.09%) NAS
13 18 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (2.39%) SMTP
14 17 (2.39%) BGP
15 16 (2.25%) DHCP
16 14 (1.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (24.05%) MySQL
2 55 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 54 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 51 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 49 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.49%) Big Data
8 34 (4.78%) Hadoop
9 29 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
10 27 (3.80%) SQL Server
11 25 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 22 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (2.67%) Riak
15 18 (2.53%) CouchDB
16 17 (2.39%) DB2
17 16 (2.25%) RDBMS
18 12 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
18 12 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 111 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 109 (15.33%) Jenkins
3 88 (12.38%) JIRA
4 78 (10.97%) Subversion
5 64 (9.00%) Hudson
6 43 (6.05%) Maven
7 42 (5.91%) JUnit
8 29 (4.08%) Eclipse
8 29 (4.08%) Ant
9 22 (3.09%) Selenium
10 21 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.39%) Mercurial
12 15 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.97%) Gerrit
14 13 (1.83%) Introscope
15 12 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 12 (1.69%) Log4j
16 11 (1.55%) AnthillPro
17 9 (1.27%) Bugzilla
18 8 (1.13%) JMeter
General
1 157 (22.08%) Finance
2 37 (5.20%) Banking
3 34 (4.78%) Financial Institution
4 31 (4.36%) Retail
5 26 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.52%) Front Office
7 23 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 22 (3.09%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.69%) Back Office
10 10 (1.41%) Billing
11 8 (1.13%) Electronics
12 7 (0.98%) Games
13 6 (0.84%) Marketing
14 3 (0.42%) Advertising
15 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Legal
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (20.96%) Developer
2 112 (15.75%) Administrator
3 104 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 86 (12.10%) Systems Administrator
5 64 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
6 63 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
7 62 (8.72%) Analyst
8 51 (7.17%) Java Developer
9 49 (6.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 40 (5.63%) Support Engineer
11 32 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (3.80%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.66%) Consultant
14 23 (3.23%) Support Analyst
15 21 (2.95%) Tester
15 21 (2.95%) Python Developer
16 20 (2.81%) Storage Engineer
16 20 (2.81%) Test Engineer
17 19 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
18 17 (2.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (15.75%) Web Services
2 78 (10.97%) LAMP
3 55 (7.74%) HTML
4 50 (7.03%) XML
5 49 (6.89%) J2EE
5 49 (6.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 38 (5.34%) .NET
7 37 (5.20%) JDBC
7 37 (5.20%) Spring
8 36 (5.06%) Middleware
9 33 (4.64%) JSON
10 32 (4.50%) JMS
11 29 (4.08%) CSS
12 24 (3.38%) XSLT
13 22 (3.09%) SOAP
14 20 (2.81%) RESTful
15 17 (2.39%) HTML5
15 17 (2.39%) JSP
16 16 (2.25%) XHTML
16 16 (2.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.56%) Open Source
2 60 (8.44%) Clustering
3 24 (3.38%) Wiki
3 24 (3.38%) Hedge funds
4 21 (2.95%) Derivative
5 15 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.83%) Web 2.0
7 10 (1.41%) E-Learning
7 10 (1.41%) Replication
8 9 (1.27%) DataPower
8 9 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.13%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.98%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.84%) VLE
11 6 (0.84%) STB
11 6 (0.84%) PMI
11 6 (0.84%) Firmware
11 6 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.70%) HACMP
12 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 547 (76.93%) Linux
2 274 (38.54%) UNIX
3 149 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 134 (18.85%) Windows
5 91 (12.80%) CentOS
6 89 (12.52%) Solaris
7 80 (11.25%) Ubuntu
8 72 (10.13%) Debian
9 40 (5.63%) AIX
10 31 (4.36%) SELinux
11 19 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (2.53%) SUSE
12 18 (2.53%) HPUX
13 14 (1.97%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.84%) Fedora
16 5 (0.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.41%) DevOps
2 135 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 55 (7.74%) SOA
6 49 (6.89%) Scrum
7 45 (6.33%) OO
8 39 (5.49%) TDD
8 39 (5.49%) Migration
9 34 (4.78%) ITIL
9 34 (4.78%) Release Management
10 33 (4.64%) Software Engineering
11 32 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (4.22%) Data Modelling
13 29 (4.08%) Low Latency
14 28 (3.94%) E-Commerce
15 27 (3.80%) ETL
16 26 (3.66%) Load Balancing
16 26 (3.66%) Build Automation
17 23 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 345 (48.52%) Perl
1 345 (48.52%) Python
2 214 (30.10%) Java
3 211 (29.68%) Ruby
4 170 (23.91%) SQL
5 150 (21.10%) PHP
6 135 (18.99%) Shell Script
7 92 (12.94%) Korn
8 53 (7.45%) PL/SQL
9 51 (7.17%) C++
10 50 (7.03%) JavaScript
11 43 (6.05%) C
12 37 (5.20%) PowerShell
13 25 (3.52%) Jython
14 24 (3.38%) sed
15 22 (3.09%) AWK
16 19 (2.67%) C#
17 16 (2.25%) Groovy
18 14 (1.97%) XPath
19 12 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.80%) Degree
3 22 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.11%) CISSP
5 9 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.98%) ISEB
7 7 (0.98%) RHCE
8 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.84%) CCNA
8 6 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.56%) HND
9 4 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.56%) LPIC
10 3 (0.42%) CCENT
10 3 (0.42%) MCSA
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.28%) CCNP
11 2 (0.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.97%) PCI DSS
2 12 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.41%) QA
4 7 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 99 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (8.44%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (3.52%) XenServer
3 25 (3.52%) vCloud
4 23 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 23 (3.23%) Samba
5 20 (2.81%) Postfix
6 15 (2.11%) Xen
7 14 (1.97%) Snort
8 13 (1.83%) NFS
9 12 (1.69%) KVM
10 11 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (1.55%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.41%) Squid
12 8 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (1.13%) qmail
13 7 (0.98%) Varnish
13 7 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.84%) vSphere
15 5 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 233 (32.77%) Puppet
2 109 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (9.70%) Nagios
4 56 (7.88%) Salt
5 55 (7.74%) ZABBIX
6 29 (4.08%) Cacti
7 18 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.53%) Tivoli
8 17 (2.39%) YUM
9 13 (1.83%) Zenoss
9 13 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (1.69%) Ansible
10 12 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
12 9 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.98%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.98%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.84%) CA Wily
14 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 205 (28.83%) Red Hat
2 166 (23.35%) Oracle
3 143 (20.11%) VMware
4 112 (15.75%) IBM
5 38 (5.34%) HP
6 32 (4.50%) Remedy
7 30 (4.22%) Microsoft
8 29 (4.08%) Rackspace
9 26 (3.66%) Cisco
10 25 (3.52%) Veritas
11 24 (3.38%) Sun
12 23 (3.23%) NetApp
13 20 (2.81%) Citrix
14 18 (2.53%) EMC
15 14 (1.97%) webMethods
16 13 (1.83%) Brocade
17 12 (1.69%) Blue Martini
17 12 (1.69%) ATG
17 12 (1.69%) Elastic Path
17 12 (1.69%) Interwoven
London
ARM Technology
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £390.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago