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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bourne shell
Rank 607 598 570
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.064% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £444 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% -13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £393 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £526 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £513
% change year-on-year
-12.12% -19.51%
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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
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 £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 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 31 July 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 -23 13 £369 -22.36% 6
Manchester - 8 £363 -
North West - 8 £363 -
London -5 4 £525 +10.52% 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Python
3 13 (46.43%) MySQL
4 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 10 (35.71%) Perl
6 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) UNIX
7 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.00%) Replication
8 7 (25.00%) Solaris
8 7 (25.00%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Sybase
10 5 (17.86%) LDAP
11 4 (14.29%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.29%) SSH
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (14.29%) Korn
11 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) jQuery

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.71%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) SSH
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.14%) Bazaar
2 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DBA
2 10 (35.71%) MySQL DBA
3 8 (28.57%) Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Sybase Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) LINQ
2 4 (14.29%) jQuery
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) UNIX
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) MVC
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Web Development
2 3 (10.71%) OO
2 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Test Management
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) OOP
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 10 (35.71%) Perl
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Korn
6 4 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.71%) C-shell
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) sed
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) AWK
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Sybase
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec