The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne 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 Bourne shell over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bourne shell
Rank 616 617 597
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 42 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.067% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 19
Average daily rate £425 £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - -

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
21327 20829 20320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.30% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14646 13547 13247
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 438 477
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 25 £425 +61.90% 8
London - 19 £388 - 4
Scotland - 17 - - 2
Edinburgh - 8 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 6 - - 1
Erskine - 6 - -
Surrey -6 5 £425 -
South East -25 5 £425 +61.90% 2
Camberley - 5 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 £300 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £300 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell.

1 43 (93.48%) Linux
2 42 (91.30%) Perl
3 36 (78.26%) Korn
4 35 (76.09%) Java
5 34 (73.91%) PowerShell
6 30 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (65.22%) Red Hat
6 30 (65.22%) Finance
7 26 (56.52%) Bash Shell
7 26 (56.52%) Puppet
8 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
8 25 (54.35%) TeamCity
8 25 (54.35%) Ruby
8 25 (54.35%) C++
8 25 (54.35%) Python
8 25 (54.35%) DevOps
9 24 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (47.83%) Ansible
11 19 (41.30%) Windows
12 18 (39.13%) SQL
12 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (36.96%) Splunk
13 17 (36.96%) MSBuild
13 17 (36.96%) Docker
13 17 (36.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
13 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) Confluence
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) FileNet
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (34.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Extranet
4 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) IPv6
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) OLTP
2 1 (2.17%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
1 25 (54.35%) TeamCity
2 17 (36.96%) MSBuild
2 17 (36.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (17.39%) JIRA
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Administrator
4 9 (19.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (17.39%) Architect
5 8 (17.39%) AWS Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Azure Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (15.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (13.04%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Linux
2 30 (65.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (34.78%) Solaris
6 14 (30.43%) AIX
7 13 (28.26%) Unix
8 10 (21.74%) HPUX
8 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
9 9 (19.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) DevOps
2 24 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management
3 17 (36.96%) Migration
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 10 (21.74%) Service Management
5 9 (19.57%) Release Management
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Server Patching
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Web Operations
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) ERP
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Perl
2 36 (78.26%) Korn
3 35 (76.09%) Java
4 34 (73.91%) PowerShell
5 26 (56.52%) Bash Shell
6 25 (54.35%) C++
6 25 (54.35%) Python
6 25 (54.35%) Ruby
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) VBScript
9 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.17%) AWK
10 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Docker
2 7 (15.22%) Veritas File System
2 7 (15.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (56.52%) Puppet
2 22 (47.83%) Ansible
2 22 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (19.57%) Nagios
3 9 (19.57%) Netcool
3 9 (19.57%) SCOM
3 9 (19.57%) Tivoli
4 8 (17.39%) NetBackup
5 7 (15.22%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (13.04%) Legato
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.17%) SELinux
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Red Hat
2 17 (36.96%) Splunk
3 16 (34.78%) HP
3 16 (34.78%) IBM
4 9 (19.57%) CA
4 9 (19.57%) Veritas
5 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) Sun
7 6 (13.04%) Dell
7 6 (13.04%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) F5
9 1 (2.17%) VMware
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