The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bourne shell
UK
Rank 591 611 598
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.036% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £30.00

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
18187 19652 18968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 38.64% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12429 13280 12747
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 519 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bourne shell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK.

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +25 8 £350 +2.94% 4
London +10 5 £350 - 2
South East +23 2 - - 2
Surrey +21 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
North West - 1 £420 -
Lancashire - 1 £420 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £420 -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell.

1 13 (81.25%) Perl
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Solaris
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Korn
6 7 (43.75%) Release Management
6 7 (43.75%) SCOM
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 7 (43.75%) Service Management
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
6 7 (43.75%) CA
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
6 7 (43.75%) Netcool
6 7 (43.75%) AIX
6 7 (43.75%) HPUX
6 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 7 (43.75%) VBScript
6 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
6 7 (43.75%) HP SiteScope

Bourne 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Solaris
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 7 (43.75%) HPUX
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Release Management
2 7 (43.75%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Perl
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Korn
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) VBScript
6 5 (31.25%) C-shell
7 4 (25.00%) SystemTap
8 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HND
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) NFS
3 4 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (43.75%) Netcool
1 7 (43.75%) SCOM
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) CA
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Sun
6 4 (25.00%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Splunk