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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bourne shell
Rank 573 553 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.059% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
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£263 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-47.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
19423 18510 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.45% 36.96% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12626 11669 10107
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 470 626
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 18 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 5 March 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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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 -14 6 £263 -40.00% 7
South East - 6 £263 - 3
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 3
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - - 4
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Mayfair - - - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) Korn
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) C
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) NFS
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Veritas
4 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) LINQ
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Isilon
5 4 (26.67%) Nagios

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) LINQ
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
1 8 (53.33%) Korn
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCA
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) HNC
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) NFS
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (26.67%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) YaST
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (6.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) Isilon
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
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