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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bourne shell
Rank 587 587 557
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.059% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £265 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £265 £500
% change year-on-year
+36.79% -47.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
21370 20232 18670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.57% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14302 13111 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 434 602
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 5 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 June 2015. 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 -8 13 £363 -19.44% 4
Manchester - 11 £363 -
North West - 11 £363 -
London -19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) MySQL
4 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 7 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) Replication
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) LDAP
9 4 (16.00%) Solaris
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) LINQ
9 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) SSH
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) SSH
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.00%) Bazaar
2 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) DBA
2 10 (40.00%) MySQL DBA
3 8 (32.00%) Administrator
4 6 (24.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Web Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.00%) LINQ
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) OO
2 3 (12.00%) Web Development
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Management
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (8.00%) OOP
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.00%) C-shell
6 1 (4.00%) sed
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) AWK
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec