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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 256 325 374
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +49
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 469 275 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 1.35% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 205 132
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £30.00 £35.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £30.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.89%

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
21761 20430 20302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 38.95% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14475 13071 12065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 583 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.35 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +85 450 £425 +3.65% 179
London +59 255 £436 -3.11% 81
South East +13 60 £350 -12.50% 33
South West +19 59 £450 -11.76% 19
City of London +6 36 £400 -11.11% 25
Yorkshire -7 35 £350 +12.00% 22
West Yorkshire -12 33 £375 +20.00% 12
Leeds -11 27 £350 +7.69% 12
Surrey +7 21 £450 +12.50% 7
East of England +4 20 £363 -6.45% 13
Bristol -3 20 £450 - 7
Berkshire +21 18 £313 -7.40% 9
Cambridge +14 12 £363 -6.45% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £363 -6.45% 8
Hampshire -9 12 £463 +2.77% 6
Gloucestershire -10 12 £454 -11.02% 8
Cheltenham - 11 £454 - 7
West Midlands -9 10 - - 1
Guildford - 10 £450 -
Maidenhead - 10 - - 1
Bath - 7 £288 - 1
Dorset - 7 £375 - 1
Somerset - 7 £288 - 1
Scotland -3 6 £278 -20.71%
Southampton -3 6 £315 -25.88% 1
Poole - 6 £375 -
Basingstoke +5 5 £550 - 3
East Midlands - 5 £363 - 1
Middlesex +7 4 £301 -
North West -14 4 £425 +41.66% 8

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 657 (74.74%) Linux
2 422 (48.01%) Python
3 385 (43.80%) Perl
4 305 (34.70%) Ruby
5 297 (33.79%) Java
6 291 (33.11%) Puppet
7 273 (31.06%) UNIX
8 260 (29.58%) DevOps
9 224 (25.48%) Red Hat
10 211 (24.00%) Apache
11 207 (23.55%) Oracle
12 202 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
13 194 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
14 193 (21.96%) PHP
15 187 (21.27%) SQL
16 185 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 176 (20.02%) MySQL
18 173 (19.68%) Jenkins
19 167 (19.00%) VMware
20 166 (18.89%) Shell Script
21 160 (18.20%) Windows
22 158 (17.97%) Opscode Chef
23 155 (17.63%) Git (software)
24 153 (17.41%) Finance
25 146 (16.61%) Web Services
26 142 (16.15%) CentOS
27 127 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
28 120 (13.65%) WebSphere
29 116 (13.20%) IBM
30 115 (13.08%) Scrum

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 211 (24.00%) Apache
2 120 (13.65%) WebSphere
3 108 (12.29%) WebLogic
4 84 (9.56%) Tomcat
5 43 (4.89%) nginx
6 40 (4.55%) IIS
7 37 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 29 (3.30%) JBoss
9 27 (3.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 24 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 24 (2.73%) Node.js
11 23 (2.62%) Confluence
11 23 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (2.39%) OpenStack
12 21 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
12 21 (2.39%) WebLogic Portal
13 19 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.82%) SharePoint
15 13 (1.48%) MQSeries
16 12 (1.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.28%) MS Office
3 9 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.80%) MS Project
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.11%) MotionBuilder
7 1 (0.11%) HumanIK
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 38 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (2.39%) Documaker
4 16 (1.82%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.11%) Tridion
8 1 (0.11%) RMDS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 115 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (7.28%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.93%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.91%) PaaS
6 7 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.68%) Route 53
8 4 (0.46%) GitHub
9 3 (0.34%) SaaS
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.35%) Firewall
2 74 (8.42%) HTTP
3 73 (8.30%) SSL
4 45 (5.12%) SAN
4 45 (5.12%) Internet
4 45 (5.12%) LDAP
5 44 (5.01%) DNS
6 43 (4.89%) TCP/IP
7 32 (3.64%) HTTPS
7 32 (3.64%) SSH
7 32 (3.64%) NAS
8 30 (3.41%) WAN
9 29 (3.30%) LAN
10 26 (2.96%) VPN
11 22 (2.50%) Network Security
12 20 (2.28%) FTP
13 19 (2.16%) DHCP
14 15 (1.71%) BGP
15 14 (1.59%) Ethernet
15 14 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (20.02%) MySQL
2 75 (8.53%) MongoDB
3 60 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 57 (6.48%) Oracle Database
5 52 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (5.69%) Hadoop
7 47 (5.35%) Big Data
8 46 (5.23%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.78%) SQL Server
10 41 (4.66%) Oracle Exadata
11 32 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (3.07%) Oracle BI EE
14 24 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 24 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
15 23 (2.62%) Redis
15 23 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (2.50%) Apache Hive
17 20 (2.28%) HBase
17 20 (2.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (19.68%) Jenkins
2 155 (17.63%) Git (software)
3 111 (12.63%) JIRA
4 87 (9.90%) Subversion
5 84 (9.56%) Maven
6 80 (9.10%) Hudson
7 39 (4.44%) JUnit
8 34 (3.87%) Selenium
9 28 (3.19%) Ant
10 25 (2.84%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (2.05%) TeamCity
13 17 (1.93%) Mockito
13 17 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 16 (1.82%) Mercurial
15 15 (1.71%) JMeter
16 14 (1.59%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (1.25%) ClearCase
18 11 (1.25%) Gerrit
General
1 153 (17.41%) Finance
2 46 (5.23%) Banking
3 41 (4.66%) Financial Institution
4 30 (3.41%) Front Office
4 30 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.41%) Retail
5 27 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.50%) Billing
7 16 (1.82%) Back Office
8 11 (1.25%) Electronics
8 11 (1.25%) Marketing
9 7 (0.80%) Games
10 6 (0.68%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) German Language
12 3 (0.34%) Military
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (21.39%) Developer
2 142 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (9.90%) Administrator
4 74 (8.42%) Linux Engineer
5 73 (8.30%) Analyst
6 71 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
7 69 (7.85%) Java Developer
8 66 (7.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 48 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
10 41 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 38 (4.32%) Consultant
13 37 (4.21%) Support Analyst
14 35 (3.98%) Architect
14 35 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
17 25 (2.84%) Support Engineer
17 25 (2.84%) Applications Support
17 25 (2.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (16.61%) Web Services
2 87 (9.90%) LAMP
3 77 (8.76%) Middleware
4 74 (8.42%) HTML
5 67 (7.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 56 (6.37%) CSS
6 56 (6.37%) JDBC
7 55 (6.26%) JMS
8 50 (5.69%) XML
9 48 (5.46%) J2EE
10 45 (5.12%) Spring
11 43 (4.89%) .NET
12 38 (4.32%) RESTful
13 33 (3.75%) REST
14 30 (3.41%) JSON
15 29 (3.30%) Oracle Fusion
16 25 (2.84%) Hibernate
16 25 (2.84%) MCollective
17 24 (2.73%) SOAP
18 23 (2.62%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (8.76%) Clustering
3 75 (8.53%) Open Source
4 35 (3.98%) Hedge funds
5 27 (3.07%) Derivative
6 25 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 22 (2.50%) Wiki
8 19 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.93%) DataPower
10 16 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.71%) User Experience
12 14 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.25%) Device Driver
13 11 (1.25%) E-Learning
14 10 (1.14%) Replication
14 10 (1.14%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (1.02%) IVR
15 9 (1.02%) STB
Operating Systems
1 657 (74.74%) Linux
2 273 (31.06%) UNIX
3 185 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 160 (18.20%) Windows
5 142 (16.15%) CentOS
6 99 (11.26%) Ubuntu
7 62 (7.05%) AIX
8 60 (6.83%) Solaris
9 59 (6.71%) Debian
10 42 (4.78%) SELinux
11 24 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
12 23 (2.62%) SUSE
13 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (1.02%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.80%) VMS
18 7 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (29.58%) DevOps
2 202 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (13.08%) Scrum
5 109 (12.40%) Configuration Management
6 78 (8.87%) SOA
7 69 (7.85%) OO
8 60 (6.83%) TDD
9 55 (6.26%) Software Engineering
9 55 (6.26%) ITIL
10 48 (5.46%) Migration
11 47 (5.35%) Build Automation
12 39 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (3.87%) E-Commerce
14 32 (3.64%) Data Modelling
14 32 (3.64%) Unit Testing
14 32 (3.64%) Low Latency
15 30 (3.41%) Release Management
15 30 (3.41%) High Availability
16 29 (3.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 422 (48.01%) Python
2 385 (43.80%) Perl
3 305 (34.70%) Ruby
4 297 (33.79%) Java
5 193 (21.96%) PHP
6 187 (21.27%) SQL
7 166 (18.89%) Shell Script
8 101 (11.49%) Korn
9 100 (11.38%) JavaScript
10 80 (9.10%) C++
11 58 (6.60%) PowerShell
12 56 (6.37%) Jython
13 47 (5.35%) C
14 39 (4.44%) PL/SQL
15 25 (2.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 25 (2.84%) sed
16 21 (2.39%) C#
17 20 (2.28%) AWK
18 17 (1.93%) C-shell
19 16 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.66%) Degree
4 34 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (2.62%) CCNA
7 15 (1.71%) CISSP
8 12 (1.37%) RHCE
8 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.80%) ISEB
11 6 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.46%) LPIC
13 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.34%) CCENT
14 2 (0.23%) HND
14 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.23%) CNE
14 2 (0.23%) Novell Certification
14 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.50%) QA
3 19 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 127 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (7.85%) Oracle RAC
3 34 (3.87%) Samba
4 33 (3.75%) XenServer
5 29 (3.30%) vCloud
6 23 (2.62%) NFS
6 23 (2.62%) Active Directory
7 19 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.82%) Postfix
9 14 (1.59%) Xen
10 13 (1.48%) Snort
11 12 (1.37%) KVM
12 11 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (1.25%) vSphere
13 9 (1.02%) Firmware
14 7 (0.80%) Squid
14 7 (0.80%) qmail
15 6 (0.68%) Docker
15 6 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 291 (33.11%) Puppet
2 158 (17.97%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (7.39%) Salt
4 56 (6.37%) Nagios
5 50 (5.69%) ZABBIX
6 24 (2.73%) Cacti
7 23 (2.62%) Oracle Identity Management
8 22 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 20 (2.28%) Vagrant
10 19 (2.16%) Tivoli
11 16 (1.82%) Ansible
12 15 (1.71%) Zenoss
13 13 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
14 12 (1.37%) Cobbler
15 11 (1.25%) Oozie
15 11 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (1.14%) YUM
17 8 (0.91%) FortiGate
18 7 (0.80%) HAProxy
18 7 (0.80%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 224 (25.48%) Red Hat
2 207 (23.55%) Oracle
3 167 (19.00%) VMware
4 116 (13.20%) IBM
5 59 (6.71%) Microsoft
6 50 (5.69%) Remedy
7 29 (3.30%) Cisco
8 28 (3.19%) Rackspace
9 25 (2.84%) HP
9 25 (2.84%) Citrix
10 23 (2.62%) Sun
11 21 (2.39%) webMethods
12 18 (2.05%) Siebel
12 18 (2.05%) Sybase
13 17 (1.93%) Software AG
14 16 (1.82%) Juniper
15 14 (1.59%) EMC
16 13 (1.48%) NetApp
17 12 (1.37%) SAP
18 11 (1.25%) TIBCO
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