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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bash Shell
Rank 246 287 322
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +35
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 468 363 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.80% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 251 152
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 11
Average hourly rate £52.17 £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.91% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £37.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.17 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.91% -3.33%

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
20749 20208 17661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 37.29% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13342 10903
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 466 616
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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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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 +14 439 £403 -5.29% 175
London -8 179 £450 +5.88% 84
Yorkshire +46 79 £375 +15.38% 11
Leeds +42 69 £350 +7.69% 8
West Yorkshire +40 69 £350 +7.69% 8
South East -11 69 £428 +1.78% 36
City of London -3 34 £450 +5.88% 25
North West +19 31 £350 -17.64% 9
East of England +21 29 £275 -15.38% 13
South West -1 29 £425 - 13
Gloucestershire -5 19 £438 -12.50% 2
Hampshire -9 17 £390 -7.14% 8
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £325 - 7
Cheltenham - 15 £438 -
East Midlands +1 12 £475 +18.75% 6
Scotland +1 11 £320 -20.00% 2
Lancashire - 11 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £483 - 3
Surrey +20 10 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £388 +19.23% 3
Sheffield +5 10 £400 - 3
Cambridge +5 10 £325 - 6
Manchester +5 10 £355 -16.47% 7
Berkshire +4 10 £470 +10.58% 9
South Yorkshire -7 10 £400 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 10 £475 - 4
Tyne and Wear +1 9 £250 +4.16%
North East 0 9 £250 +4.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 9 £250 +4.16%
Cheshire - 9 £338 - 2

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 712 (77.98%) Linux
2 504 (55.20%) Python
3 367 (40.20%) Perl
4 357 (39.10%) DevOps
5 338 (37.02%) Puppet
6 317 (34.72%) Ruby
7 304 (33.30%) Java
8 282 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
9 257 (28.15%) Opscode Chef
10 254 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
11 248 (27.16%) Red Hat
12 247 (27.05%) UNIX
13 219 (23.99%) Jenkins
14 216 (23.66%) Git (software)
14 216 (23.66%) VMware
15 212 (23.22%) Configuration Management
15 212 (23.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 203 (22.23%) Windows
17 196 (21.47%) SQL
18 184 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
19 183 (20.04%) Oracle
20 182 (19.93%) Apache
21 164 (17.96%) CentOS
22 161 (17.63%) Shell Script
23 158 (17.31%) MySQL
24 145 (15.88%) PHP
25 138 (15.12%) Security Cleared
26 136 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
27 124 (13.58%) Web Services
28 121 (13.25%) Subversion

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 182 (19.93%) Apache
2 109 (11.94%) Tomcat
3 85 (9.31%) OpenStack
4 65 (7.12%) nginx
5 56 (6.13%) WebLogic
6 55 (6.02%) WebSphere
7 49 (5.37%) Node.js
8 46 (5.04%) JBoss
9 39 (4.27%) IIS
10 32 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (2.52%) Confluence
13 16 (1.75%) Mule ESB
14 11 (1.20%) SharePoint
14 11 (1.20%) MediaWiki
15 9 (0.99%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.88%) CMS
16 8 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
16 8 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.22%) SPSS
3 2 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.66%) Documaker
2 6 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.55%) Tridion
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 184 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (3.50%) PaaS
4 21 (2.30%) Amazon S3
4 21 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.97%) IaaS
6 18 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (1.31%) GitHub
11 11 (1.20%) SaaS
12 9 (0.99%) Route 53
13 7 (0.77%) Heroku
13 7 (0.77%) Engine Yard
14 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
16 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 108 (11.83%) Firewall
2 68 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 56 (6.13%) DNS
4 46 (5.04%) SAN
5 41 (4.49%) Internet
6 36 (3.94%) VPN
7 35 (3.83%) LAN
8 34 (3.72%) LDAP
9 33 (3.61%) HTTP
9 33 (3.61%) SSL
10 31 (3.40%) WAN
11 26 (2.85%) VLAN
12 21 (2.30%) Network Security
13 19 (2.08%) Wireshark
14 16 (1.75%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.75%) DHCP
15 14 (1.53%) NAS
15 14 (1.53%) 3G
15 14 (1.53%) OSPF
15 14 (1.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (17.31%) MySQL
2 116 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 94 (10.30%) NoSQL
4 87 (9.53%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (6.79%) SQL Server
6 57 (6.24%) Relational Database
7 56 (6.13%) Redis
8 48 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 37 (4.05%) RDBMS
10 29 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 23 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.30%) Big Data
13 19 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.97%) DB2
15 17 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (1.53%) CouchDB
17 13 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (1.31%) Couchbase
18 12 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
19 11 (1.20%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 219 (23.99%) Jenkins
2 216 (23.66%) Git (software)
3 121 (13.25%) Subversion
4 109 (11.94%) Maven
5 87 (9.53%) JIRA
6 63 (6.90%) Ant
7 52 (5.70%) TeamCity
8 48 (5.26%) Hudson
9 39 (4.27%) Mercurial
10 33 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 32 (3.50%) ClearCase
12 26 (2.85%) Gradle
12 26 (2.85%) JUnit
13 25 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (2.74%) Selenium
14 20 (2.19%) Gerrit
15 19 (2.08%) SonarQube
16 17 (1.86%) MSBuild
17 16 (1.75%) Artifactory
17 16 (1.75%) JMeter
General
1 86 (9.42%) Finance
2 51 (5.59%) Banking
3 37 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.30%) Games
6 20 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.64%) Marketing
8 14 (1.53%) Retail
9 13 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.20%) Front Office
11 9 (0.99%) Electronics
12 7 (0.77%) Billing
12 7 (0.77%) Advertising
13 6 (0.66%) Publishing
14 4 (0.44%) Military
14 4 (0.44%) Legal
15 3 (0.33%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
16 1 (0.11%) German Language
16 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (27.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (18.51%) Developer
3 122 (13.36%) Administrator
4 90 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 89 (9.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 62 (6.79%) Linux Administrator
7 54 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
7 54 (5.91%) Analyst
8 53 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 52 (5.70%) Java Developer
10 44 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 35 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (3.72%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
14 29 (3.18%) C++ Developer
15 23 (2.52%) Consultant
16 17 (1.86%) Applications Support
17 15 (1.64%) Test Analyst
18 14 (1.53%) UNIX Engineer
18 14 (1.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (13.58%) Web Services
2 60 (6.57%) .NET
3 59 (6.46%) J2EE
4 50 (5.48%) HTML
5 49 (5.37%) XML
6 44 (4.82%) CSS
7 39 (4.27%) LAMP
8 37 (4.05%) Spring
9 33 (3.61%) Middleware
10 32 (3.50%) SOAP
11 28 (3.07%) RESTful
12 26 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (2.85%) JMS
13 25 (2.74%) STL
14 24 (2.63%) JDBC
15 21 (2.30%) MCollective
16 20 (2.19%) JSP
17 19 (2.08%) Django
18 18 (1.97%) HTML5
19 17 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.79%) Clustering
3 59 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.74%) Wiki
5 24 (2.63%) Replication
6 23 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 22 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.75%) Device Driver
10 14 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.53%) Online Games
11 13 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.42%) DataPower
12 11 (1.20%) HACMP
12 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.99%) PKI
14 9 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 712 (77.98%) Linux
2 247 (27.05%) UNIX
3 212 (23.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 203 (22.23%) Windows
5 164 (17.96%) CentOS
6 120 (13.14%) Ubuntu
7 67 (7.34%) Solaris
8 36 (3.94%) Debian
8 36 (3.94%) AIX
9 32 (3.50%) HPUX
10 19 (2.08%) Fedora
10 19 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.75%) SUSE
13 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (1.42%) Windows 7
15 10 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.88%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (39.10%) DevOps
2 282 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
4 212 (23.22%) Configuration Management
5 99 (10.84%) Scrum
6 92 (10.08%) Open Source
7 71 (7.78%) OO
8 61 (6.68%) Load Balancing
9 57 (6.24%) Release Management
10 56 (6.13%) TDD
11 55 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 49 (5.37%) Software Engineering
13 47 (5.15%) ITIL
14 41 (4.49%) Unit Testing
15 37 (4.05%) Automated Testing
16 35 (3.83%) E-Commerce
17 34 (3.72%) Problem Management
18 32 (3.50%) Build Automation
19 31 (3.40%) High Availability
20 29 (3.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 504 (55.20%) Python
2 367 (40.20%) Perl
3 317 (34.72%) Ruby
4 304 (33.30%) Java
5 196 (21.47%) SQL
6 161 (17.63%) Shell Script
7 145 (15.88%) PHP
8 107 (11.72%) C++
9 86 (9.42%) JavaScript
9 86 (9.42%) Korn
10 52 (5.70%) PowerShell
11 48 (5.26%) C
12 41 (4.49%) C#
13 36 (3.94%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.85%) Groovy
15 23 (2.52%) Lua
16 15 (1.64%) Scala
17 14 (1.53%) Jython
18 13 (1.42%) C-shell
19 11 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 36 (3.94%) Degree
5 21 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.30%) CCNA
6 9 (0.99%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.99%) OCPJP
7 8 (0.88%) RHCE
8 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.77%) RHCT
9 4 (0.44%) LPIC
9 4 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.44%) MCSE
10 3 (0.33%) PhD
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.33%) CCNP
10 3 (0.33%) ISEB
10 3 (0.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.16%) QA
2 18 (1.97%) SLA
3 11 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (4.93%) Docker
3 40 (4.38%) KVM
4 36 (3.94%) Active Directory
5 28 (3.07%) QEMU
6 24 (2.63%) vCloud
7 23 (2.52%) vSphere
8 21 (2.30%) XenServer
9 19 (2.08%) NFS
9 19 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (1.97%) Samba
11 15 (1.64%) Postfix
11 15 (1.64%) iptables
12 12 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.20%) Varnish
13 11 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.20%) GPFS
13 11 (1.20%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (0.99%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 338 (37.02%) Puppet
2 257 (28.15%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (11.83%) Ansible
4 76 (8.32%) Salt
5 74 (8.11%) Nagios
6 51 (5.59%) ZABBIX
7 38 (4.16%) Vagrant
7 38 (4.16%) Cobbler
8 32 (3.50%) HAProxy
9 28 (3.07%) Graphite
9 28 (3.07%) Tivoli
10 27 (2.96%) ITRS Geneos
11 25 (2.74%) logstash
12 20 (2.19%) Kibana
12 20 (2.19%) Rundeck
13 18 (1.97%) BladeLogic
14 11 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (1.20%) Control-M
14 11 (1.20%) yum
15 10 (1.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 248 (27.16%) Red Hat
2 216 (23.66%) VMware
3 183 (20.04%) Oracle
4 44 (4.82%) IBM
5 42 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 38 (4.16%) HP
7 36 (3.94%) Splunk
8 31 (3.40%) Sun
9 28 (3.07%) Cisco
10 27 (2.96%) Rackspace
11 25 (2.74%) Veritas
11 25 (2.74%) Citrix
12 23 (2.52%) TIBCO
13 22 (2.41%) Google
14 16 (1.75%) Sybase
14 16 (1.75%) Remedy
15 15 (1.64%) EMC
16 12 (1.31%) Dell
17 11 (1.20%) Cognos
18 9 (0.99%) Informatica
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + TBA
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + n/a
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago