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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bash Shell
Rank 326 328 381
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +53
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 308 241 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.35% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 162 122
Average daily rate £413 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21195 17889 21032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.87% 36.81% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13677 11010 12415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 637 740
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +7 294 £414 +10.26% 140
London +18 192 £428 -2.28% 74
City of London +7 43 £400 -13.51% 20
South East -15 41 £400 -3.03% 24
South West +12 28 £425 +13.33% 9
Hampshire +1 15 £375 +114.28% 7
Berkshire -10 13 £425 -9.81% 10
Bristol -5 9 £425 +13.33% 2
East Midlands -6 9 £400 +18.51%
East of England -34 9 £325 - 17
Scotland -4 8 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire - 8 £450 - 6
Gloucester - 7 £450 - 5
Northampton -4 6 £400 +18.51%
Hertfordshire -5 6 £325 - 2
Reading -8 6 £425 -22.72% 5
Northamptonshire -12 6 £400 +18.51%
West Yorkshire -33 6 £300 +9.09% 5
Leeds -33 6 £300 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -39 6 £300 +9.09% 7
West Midlands - 5 £350 - 3
Southampton -10 4 £375 +111.26% 2
Motherwell - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Glasgow +12 3 £400 - 2
Cambridge +1 3 £325 +4.83% 14
Bracknell -3 3 £415 -
Watford -14 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £325 - 14
Buckinghamshire -22 3 £400 -3.03%

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 424 (75.85%) Linux
2 278 (49.73%) Perl
3 237 (42.40%) UNIX
4 219 (39.18%) Python
5 189 (33.81%) Java
6 162 (28.98%) Puppet
7 151 (27.01%) PHP
8 144 (25.76%) Red Hat
9 136 (24.33%) MySQL
10 130 (23.26%) Apache
11 128 (22.90%) SQL
12 127 (22.72%) Ruby
13 120 (21.47%) Web Services
14 105 (18.78%) Oracle
14 105 (18.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 105 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
15 98 (17.53%) Windows
16 96 (17.17%) Finance
17 89 (15.92%) Shell Script
17 89 (15.92%) VMware
18 87 (15.56%) Solaris
18 87 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (15.38%) Korn
20 79 (14.13%) Git (software)
21 77 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
21 77 (13.77%) Subversion
22 74 (13.24%) Tomcat
23 72 (12.88%) DNS
23 72 (12.88%) JavaScript
24 70 (12.52%) HTML

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 130 (23.26%) Apache
2 74 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 55 (9.84%) WebSphere
4 38 (6.80%) Node.js
4 38 (6.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 29 (5.19%) IIS
6 26 (4.65%) nginx
7 18 (3.22%) MQSeries
8 17 (3.04%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.50%) CICS
10 12 (2.15%) Confluence
11 8 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.25%) WordPress
13 6 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.72%) MediaWiki
14 4 (0.72%) CMS
15 3 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.22%) Tridion
2 3 (0.54%) RMDS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.15%) SaaS
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.36%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 72 (12.88%) DNS
2 63 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 57 (10.20%) Internet
4 43 (7.69%) SAN
5 41 (7.33%) SSL
5 41 (7.33%) HTTP
6 31 (5.55%) LDAP
7 29 (5.19%) Firewall
8 22 (3.94%) VPN
9 21 (3.76%) SMTP
10 17 (3.04%) SSH
10 17 (3.04%) SNMP
11 13 (2.33%) Network Security
12 12 (2.15%) NAS
13 11 (1.97%) LAN
13 11 (1.97%) WAN
14 9 (1.61%) IPsec
14 9 (1.61%) DHCP
15 8 (1.43%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (24.33%) MySQL
2 66 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 54 (9.66%) Relational Database
4 53 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 39 (6.98%) Oracle Database
6 30 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (4.83%) RDBMS
8 25 (4.47%) DB2
9 23 (4.11%) SQL Server
9 23 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (4.11%) Big Data
10 21 (3.76%) Hadoop
10 21 (3.76%) Riak
11 19 (3.40%) CouchDB
12 16 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.89%) OLAP
13 5 (0.89%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 77 (13.77%) Subversion
3 70 (12.52%) Jenkins
4 56 (10.02%) Hudson
5 44 (7.87%) JUnit
6 30 (5.37%) Ant
7 29 (5.19%) Eclipse
8 26 (4.65%) Maven
9 24 (4.29%) JIRA
10 18 (3.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 18 (3.22%) Log4j
11 15 (2.68%) Mercurial
12 14 (2.50%) Selenium
13 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (2.15%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.43%) AnthillPro
15 8 (1.43%) Gerrit
16 6 (1.07%) Apache Ivy
17 5 (0.89%) JMeter
17 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (17.17%) Finance
2 37 (6.62%) Banking
3 28 (5.01%) Retail
4 26 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.47%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.50%) Front Office
8 13 (2.33%) Games
9 10 (1.79%) Publishing
10 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 177 (31.66%) Developer
2 88 (15.74%) Administrator
3 71 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
4 58 (10.38%) Java Developer
5 53 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 53 (9.48%) Linux Administrator
6 42 (7.51%) Linux Engineer
7 40 (7.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 30 (5.37%) Software Engineer
9 29 (5.19%) Analyst
9 29 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 27 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.29%) PHP Developer
12 22 (3.94%) Python Developer
13 19 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
14 18 (3.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 17 (3.04%) UNIX Administrator
16 16 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 15 (2.68%) Perl Developer
18 12 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (21.47%) Web Services
2 70 (12.52%) HTML
3 59 (10.55%) XML
4 56 (10.02%) LAMP
5 43 (7.69%) CSS
5 43 (7.69%) Spring
6 34 (6.08%) J2EE
7 33 (5.90%) .NET
8 32 (5.72%) JMS
9 28 (5.01%) HTML5
9 28 (5.01%) JSON
10 27 (4.83%) SOAP
11 26 (4.65%) XSLT
11 26 (4.65%) CSS3
12 23 (4.11%) RESTful
13 22 (3.94%) Ajax
14 21 (3.76%) JSP
15 20 (3.58%) JDBC
16 19 (3.40%) Servlets
16 19 (3.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.05%) Open Source
2 34 (6.08%) Client/Server
3 19 (3.40%) Web 2.0
4 16 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 16 (2.86%) Clustering
5 10 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.43%) Wiki
7 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.89%) Device Driver
8 5 (0.89%) Social Gaming
9 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.72%) Equities
9 4 (0.72%) PKI
10 3 (0.54%) Derivative
10 3 (0.54%) STB
10 3 (0.54%) Replication
10 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.54%) HACMP
10 3 (0.54%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 424 (75.85%) Linux
2 237 (42.40%) UNIX
3 105 (18.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 98 (17.53%) Windows
5 87 (15.56%) Solaris
6 53 (9.48%) CentOS
7 46 (8.23%) Debian
8 40 (7.16%) Ubuntu
9 22 (3.94%) HPUX
10 17 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (2.68%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.97%) AIX
14 10 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (1.61%) Fedora
16 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (1.43%) SUSE
17 5 (0.89%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.89%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.72%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
2 77 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (9.84%) Scrum
4 53 (9.48%) OO
5 52 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 49 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 48 (8.59%) TDD
8 42 (7.51%) E-Commerce
9 30 (5.37%) Release Management
10 29 (5.19%) Test Automation
11 28 (5.01%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.83%) ITIL
12 27 (4.83%) OOP
13 25 (4.47%) MVC
14 24 (4.29%) Migration
15 23 (4.11%) UML
15 23 (4.11%) OOD
15 23 (4.11%) ETL
15 23 (4.11%) BDD
16 22 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 278 (49.73%) Perl
2 219 (39.18%) Python
3 189 (33.81%) Java
4 151 (27.01%) PHP
5 128 (22.90%) SQL
6 127 (22.72%) Ruby
7 89 (15.92%) Shell Script
8 86 (15.38%) Korn
9 72 (12.88%) JavaScript
10 66 (11.81%) C++
11 34 (6.08%) C
12 29 (5.19%) PowerShell
13 28 (5.01%) C#
13 28 (5.01%) PL/SQL
14 25 (4.47%) Groovy
15 21 (3.76%) PHP5
15 21 (3.76%) AWK
16 18 (3.22%) XPath
17 17 (3.04%) sed
18 12 (2.15%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 60 (10.73%) Degree
2 20 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.50%) RHCE
4 13 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.72%) CCA
5 4 (0.72%) ISEB
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.54%) CCNA
6 3 (0.54%) MCSA
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.79%) SLA
1 10 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) WAI
2 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.65%) NFS
3 18 (3.22%) KVM
4 17 (3.04%) Xen
4 17 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.50%) vCloud
6 14 (2.50%) Active Directory
7 13 (2.33%) Samba
8 12 (2.15%) XenServer
9 10 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.61%) Postfix
11 8 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.25%) vSphere
13 6 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.89%) Squid
14 5 (0.89%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.89%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.72%) Varnish
15 4 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 162 (28.98%) Puppet
2 105 (18.78%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (10.55%) Nagios
4 38 (6.80%) ZABBIX
5 26 (4.65%) Cacti
6 18 (3.22%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.68%) Tivoli
8 13 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 11 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 10 (1.79%) Ansible
11 9 (1.61%) YUM
12 8 (1.43%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.07%) Zenoss
13 6 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.72%) Legato
14 4 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
15 3 (0.54%) Nessus
15 3 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 144 (25.76%) Red Hat
2 105 (18.78%) Oracle
3 89 (15.92%) VMware
4 63 (11.27%) IBM
5 38 (6.80%) HP
6 29 (5.19%) Rackspace
7 27 (4.83%) NetApp
8 22 (3.94%) Sun
9 20 (3.58%) Microsoft
10 19 (3.40%) Veritas
11 18 (3.22%) Elastic Path
11 18 (3.22%) Interwoven
11 18 (3.22%) ATG
11 18 (3.22%) Blue Martini
12 16 (2.86%) Cisco
12 16 (2.86%) EMC
13 15 (2.68%) Citrix
14 13 (2.33%) Brocade
14 13 (2.33%) JBoss
15 12 (2.15%) Sybase
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