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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bourne shell
Rank 600 640 642
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +2
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £241 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £280 £338
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.03%
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
20189 21206 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.73% 38.56% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13844 14473 14427
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 540 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 10 December 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 +22 13 £350 -6.66% 5
Lancashire - 6 £420 -
North West - 6 £420 -
London +7 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Blackpool - 5 £420 -
South East +17 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £420 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) Perl
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Solaris
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
4 13 (68.42%) HP
4 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 13 (68.42%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Korn
6 10 (52.63%) Service Management
6 10 (52.63%) VBScript
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
7 9 (47.37%) Regular Expression
7 9 (47.37%) CA
7 9 (47.37%) Netcool
7 9 (47.37%) AIX
7 9 (47.37%) HPUX
7 9 (47.37%) IBM
7 9 (47.37%) Release Management
7 9 (47.37%) SCOM
8 8 (42.11%) Python
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
8 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (42.11%) 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Monitoring Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Solaris
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) AIX
4 9 (47.37%) HPUX
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 9 (47.37%) Release Management
3 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (57.89%) Korn
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) VBScript
5 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
6 8 (42.11%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) C-shell
8 4 (21.05%) SystemTap
9 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) NFS
3 4 (21.05%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Netcool
1 9 (47.37%) SCOM
2 8 (42.11%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) CA
4 9 (47.37%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Sun
7 4 (21.05%) Veritas
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Splunk