The table below looks at the statistics for Bash Shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bash Shell
Rank 189 256 302
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +46
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 715 454 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.23% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 296 246
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Median hourly rate £56.25 £52.17 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +43.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.19 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £52.17 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.21% +43.91%

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
20724 20400 19855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.64% 37.63% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14318 13571 13114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 419 463
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Bash Shell
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 666 £450 +8.43% 209
London +134 412 £463 +2.77% 109
South East +1 90 £425 -0.58% 33
City of London +68 61 £475 +5.55% 28
North West +5 51 £438 +25.07% 13
Yorkshire -24 44 £480 +24.67% 24
Scotland +12 37 £320 - 6
West Yorkshire -27 27 £450 +20.00% 15
South West -9 26 £430 -0.28% 5
North East -31 24 £325 +30.00%
Lancashire +12 22 £438 -7.84% 2
Tyne and Wear -31 22 £325 +30.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 22 £325 +30.00%
Hampshire +5 21 £401 +2.69% 5
Leeds -41 21 £478 +27.33% 12
Gloucestershire -2 20 £436 -0.28% 3
Kent 0 17 £650 +39.63% 1
Erskine - 17 £310 -
Renfrewshire - 17 £310 -
South Yorkshire +3 16 £500 +25.00% 9
Manchester -11 15 £425 +19.71% 6
Blackpool +17 14 £450 +50.00% 1
Sheffield -17 14 £500 +25.00% 8
Berkshire -2 12 £438 -6.91% 14
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £275 -29.03% 2
Milton Keynes +8 11 £275 -26.66% 1
East Sussex +5 11 £350 - 1
Cheshire -4 11 £475 +40.74%
Edinburgh -9 11 - - 3
Surrey -14 11 £450 +16.12% 6

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 1072 (80.24%) Linux
2 806 (60.33%) Python
3 620 (46.41%) DevOps
4 566 (42.37%) Perl
5 563 (42.14%) Puppet
6 550 (41.17%) Java
7 470 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
8 447 (33.46%) Jenkins
9 437 (32.71%) Ruby
10 389 (29.12%) Amazon AWS
11 382 (28.59%) Unix
12 361 (27.02%) Git (software)
13 353 (26.42%) Windows
14 333 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
14 333 (24.93%) Opscode Chef
15 327 (24.48%) Configuration Management
16 287 (21.48%) VMware
17 280 (20.96%) Oracle
18 278 (20.81%) Ansible
19 276 (20.66%) Red Hat
20 269 (20.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 243 (18.19%) Apache
22 228 (17.07%) SQL
23 213 (15.94%) Finance
24 207 (15.49%) CentOS
25 203 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
26 197 (14.75%) Shell Script
27 192 (14.37%) MySQL
28 191 (14.30%) PowerShell
29 189 (14.15%) DNS

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 243 (18.19%) Apache
2 157 (11.75%) Tomcat
3 145 (10.85%) OpenStack
4 83 (6.21%) Confluence
5 82 (6.14%) IIS
6 69 (5.16%) WebSphere
7 61 (4.57%) JBoss
8 60 (4.49%) nginx
9 57 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (2.84%) Node.js
12 29 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 27 (2.02%) Jetty
14 21 (1.57%) WebLogic
15 19 (1.42%) Tuxedo
16 17 (1.27%) SAS
17 12 (0.90%) CloudStack
18 11 (0.82%) MS Exchange
19 9 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 8 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.52%) MS Office
4 5 (0.37%) HipChat
5 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.15%) GIMP
5 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.15%) Weka
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.075%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 389 (29.12%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.49%) PaaS
4 53 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (3.67%) GitHub
6 48 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (2.54%) IaaS
9 32 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 32 (2.40%) Heroku
10 25 (1.87%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.42%) SaaS
13 13 (0.97%) Google App Engine
14 11 (0.82%) Amazon Glacier
15 10 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.75%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.67%) Google Apps
17 6 (0.45%) Route 53
18 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (14.15%) DNS
2 136 (10.18%) TCP/IP
3 119 (8.91%) Firewall
4 96 (7.19%) SAN
5 85 (6.36%) HTTP
6 81 (6.06%) SSL
7 59 (4.42%) LDAP
8 50 (3.74%) WAN
9 44 (3.29%) Internet
10 41 (3.07%) iSCSI
11 39 (2.92%) FTP
11 39 (2.92%) SSH
12 35 (2.62%) DHCP
13 32 (2.40%) VPN
14 30 (2.25%) LAN
15 22 (1.65%) SMTP
16 21 (1.57%) SNMP
17 20 (1.50%) NAS
18 18 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
19 17 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (14.37%) MySQL
2 104 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 76 (5.69%) SQL Server
4 71 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 71 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 65 (4.87%) Oracle Database
6 59 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 50 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 49 (3.67%) Hadoop
9 47 (3.52%) RDBMS
10 46 (3.44%) Redis
11 41 (3.07%) Big Data
12 20 (1.50%) DB2
13 19 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.97%) HPCC
16 11 (0.82%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.82%) Informix
17 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 447 (33.46%) Jenkins
2 361 (27.02%) Git (software)
3 184 (13.77%) Maven
4 133 (9.96%) JIRA
5 66 (4.94%) Selenium
6 64 (4.79%) Subversion
7 63 (4.72%) TeamCity
8 46 (3.44%) Vagrant
9 41 (3.07%) Hudson
9 41 (3.07%) SonarQube
9 41 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 39 (2.92%) Ant
11 33 (2.47%) Artifactory
12 31 (2.32%) JUnit
13 30 (2.25%) Mocha
14 28 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (2.02%) Appium
16 25 (1.87%) Cucumber
16 25 (1.87%) Travis CI
17 22 (1.65%) MSBuild
General
1 213 (15.94%) Finance
2 97 (7.26%) Banking
3 29 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.02%) Games
5 21 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.50%) Legal
6 20 (1.50%) Marketing
6 20 (1.50%) Retail
7 17 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.27%) Publishing
8 16 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.97%) Back Office
10 12 (0.90%) Front Office
11 6 (0.45%) Electronics
12 5 (0.37%) Advertising
13 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 3 (0.22%) French Language
14 3 (0.22%) Law
14 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 399 (29.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 222 (16.62%) Developer
3 205 (15.34%) Linux Engineer
4 126 (9.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 109 (8.16%) Administrator
6 88 (6.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 82 (6.14%) Analyst
7 82 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
8 72 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
9 69 (5.16%) Linux Administrator
10 64 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 62 (4.64%) Java Developer
12 60 (4.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 54 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
14 52 (3.89%) Consultant
15 45 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
15 45 (3.37%) Unix Engineer
16 43 (3.22%) Cloud Engineer
17 41 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 41 (3.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (12.57%) Web Services
2 110 (8.23%) LAMP
3 84 (6.29%) HTML
4 60 (4.49%) XML
5 57 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
5 57 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
6 52 (3.89%) .NET
7 51 (3.82%) REST
8 50 (3.74%) CSS
8 50 (3.74%) JSON
9 40 (2.99%) Middleware
10 35 (2.62%) ELK Stack
10 35 (2.62%) MCollective
10 35 (2.62%) Spring
11 34 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
12 32 (2.40%) J2EE
13 31 (2.32%) SOAP
14 30 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
15 28 (2.10%) RESTful
16 27 (2.02%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.39%) Clustering
2 55 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 28 (2.10%) DataPower
3 28 (2.10%) Public Cloud
4 27 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 19 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.35%) Equities
8 18 (1.35%) Wiki
9 17 (1.27%) Derivative
10 16 (1.20%) Statistics
11 12 (0.90%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.82%) Replication
13 10 (0.75%) Internet of Things
13 10 (0.75%) PlayStation
14 9 (0.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1072 (80.24%) Linux
2 382 (28.59%) Unix
3 353 (26.42%) Windows
4 269 (20.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 207 (15.49%) CentOS
6 156 (11.68%) Ubuntu
7 99 (7.41%) Windows Server
8 62 (4.64%) AIX
9 54 (4.04%) Solaris
10 52 (3.89%) SUSE
11 41 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
12 40 (2.99%) Debian
13 39 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (2.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 19 (1.42%) Mac OS X
15 19 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (1.35%) Android
17 13 (0.97%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.82%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (46.41%) DevOps
2 470 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
4 327 (24.48%) Configuration Management
5 170 (12.72%) Continuous Delivery
6 169 (12.65%) Open Source
7 146 (10.93%) Scrum
8 130 (9.73%) ITIL
9 95 (7.11%) High Availability
10 87 (6.51%) TDD
11 77 (5.76%) Software Engineering
12 69 (5.16%) Load Balancing
13 63 (4.72%) Migration
14 58 (4.34%) Build Automation
15 55 (4.12%) Web Operations
16 52 (3.89%) Unit Testing
17 49 (3.67%) Release Management
18 46 (3.44%) OO
19 39 (2.92%) Automated Testing
20 38 (2.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 806 (60.33%) Python
2 566 (42.37%) Perl
3 550 (41.17%) Java
4 437 (32.71%) Ruby
5 228 (17.07%) SQL
6 197 (14.75%) Shell Script
7 191 (14.30%) PowerShell
8 150 (11.23%) PHP
9 141 (10.55%) JavaScript
10 118 (8.83%) C++
11 115 (8.61%) Korn
12 86 (6.44%) C
13 49 (3.67%) Go
14 46 (3.44%) C#
15 41 (3.07%) AWK
15 41 (3.07%) Groovy
16 37 (2.77%) PL/SQL
17 36 (2.69%) C-shell
18 26 (1.95%) Bourne shell
18 26 (1.95%) sed
Qualifications
1 177 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 98 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 61 (4.57%) Degree
5 42 (3.14%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.27%) RHCE
8 14 (1.05%) CCNP
8 14 (1.05%) ISEB
8 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.90%) CCNA
10 10 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.75%) MCSE
11 8 (0.60%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.45%) CISSP
12 6 (0.45%) RHCA
13 5 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.54%) QA
2 24 (1.80%) SLA
3 13 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) WAI
7 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.075%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 203 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (14.07%) Docker
3 119 (8.91%) vSphere
4 81 (6.06%) Active Directory
5 51 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (2.99%) Samba
7 33 (2.47%) NFS
7 33 (2.47%) vCloud
8 31 (2.32%) KVM
9 25 (1.87%) Xen
10 21 (1.57%) Hyper-V
11 20 (1.50%) XenServer
12 19 (1.42%) VMware ESX
13 15 (1.12%) iptables
14 9 (0.67%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.60%) GlusterFS
15 8 (0.60%) Squid
16 7 (0.52%) StorNext
17 6 (0.45%) Sendmail
17 6 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 563 (42.14%) Puppet
2 333 (24.93%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (20.81%) Ansible
4 117 (8.76%) Nagios
5 52 (3.89%) ZABBIX
6 51 (3.82%) logstash
7 38 (2.84%) HAProxy
7 38 (2.84%) Kubernetes
8 36 (2.69%) Cobbler
9 33 (2.47%) Cacti
10 32 (2.40%) Tivoli
11 31 (2.32%) Terraform
12 30 (2.25%) Salt
13 28 (2.10%) Kibana
14 24 (1.80%) Graphite
15 18 (1.35%) Control-M
16 17 (1.27%) Packer
16 17 (1.27%) Zenoss
17 16 (1.20%) CFEngine
17 16 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 287 (21.48%) VMware
2 280 (20.96%) Oracle
3 276 (20.66%) Red Hat
4 97 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 78 (5.84%) Splunk
6 62 (4.64%) Cisco
7 60 (4.49%) IBM
8 51 (3.82%) HP
9 48 (3.59%) Atlassian
10 47 (3.52%) Google
11 33 (2.47%) NetApp
12 32 (2.40%) SaltStack
13 31 (2.32%) EMC
13 31 (2.32%) Rackspace
14 25 (1.87%) Citrix
14 25 (1.87%) Sybase
15 23 (1.72%) F5
16 21 (1.57%) Apple
17 20 (1.50%) webMethods
18 19 (1.42%) Micro Focus
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £575 - £675 per annum + remote work
Posted: 20 days ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 22 days ago