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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bourne shell
Rank 628 653 619
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 6 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.050% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Median daily rate £290 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
21316 22213 20961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.07% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14629 14896 13287
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 502 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 9 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 27 August 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
Scotland - 4 £290 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £290 -
Erskine - 3 £290 -
England +8 2 £310 -31.11% 2
London +5 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £310 -
Glasgow - 1 £290 -
North East - 1 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £310 -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (98.21%) Perl
2 54 (96.43%) Linux
3 45 (80.36%) Java
3 45 (80.36%) PowerShell
4 44 (78.57%) Korn
5 38 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (67.86%) Red Hat
6 32 (57.14%) Finance
7 29 (51.79%) Windows
7 29 (51.79%) Puppet
8 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 28 (50.00%) Python
8 28 (50.00%) DevOps
9 27 (48.21%) HP
9 27 (48.21%) Bash Shell
9 27 (48.21%) TeamCity
9 27 (48.21%) Ruby
10 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (46.43%) SQL
11 25 (44.64%) C++
11 25 (44.64%) Solaris
11 25 (44.64%) Ansible
12 24 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (42.86%) AIX
12 24 (42.86%) IBM
13 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
13 20 (35.71%) Splunk
14 19 (33.93%) MSBuild
14 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 8 (14.29%) Confluence
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (32.14%) PaaS
3 2 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) DHCP
1 9 (16.07%) SAN
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) IPv6
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (48.21%) TeamCity
3 19 (33.93%) MSBuild
3 19 (33.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (16.07%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.57%) Hudson
5 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Legal
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Monitoring Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Administrator
5 9 (16.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (16.07%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (14.29%) Architect
6 8 (14.29%) AWS Architect
6 8 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (14.29%) Azure Architect
6 8 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
6 8 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.79%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 38 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (51.79%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (44.64%) Solaris
6 24 (42.86%) AIX
7 18 (32.14%) HPUX
8 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
9 11 (19.64%) Unix
9 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) DevOps
2 26 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 19 (33.93%) Migration
5 18 (32.14%) ITIL
5 18 (32.14%) Service Management
6 17 (30.36%) Release Management
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (12.50%) Server Patching
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Web Operations
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.79%) ERP
10 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Perl
2 45 (80.36%) Java
2 45 (80.36%) PowerShell
3 44 (78.57%) Korn
4 28 (50.00%) Python
5 27 (48.21%) Bash Shell
5 27 (48.21%) Ruby
6 26 (46.43%) SQL
7 25 (44.64%) C++
8 18 (32.14%) VBScript
9 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 8 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 8 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.79%) iptables
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (51.79%) Puppet
2 25 (44.64%) Ansible
3 24 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (28.57%) Netcool
4 16 (28.57%) SCOM
5 15 (26.79%) Tivoli
6 12 (21.43%) HP SiteScope
7 9 (16.07%) Nagios
7 9 (16.07%) NetBackup
8 8 (14.29%) Legato
9 2 (3.57%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.79%) SELinux
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Red Hat
2 27 (48.21%) HP
3 24 (42.86%) IBM
4 20 (35.71%) Splunk
5 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.57%) CA
7 10 (17.86%) Veritas
8 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
8 8 (14.29%) Dell
8 8 (14.29%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) Sun
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) VMware