The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Bash Shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bash Shell over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
London / City of London
Rank 76 104 163
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 83 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.77% 1.65% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 3.56% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 22
Median daily rate £470 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £366
% change year-on-year -3.33% +22.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1446 1546 2230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.30% 46.47% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1303 1794
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the City of London

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bash Shell in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the City of London

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the City of London

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the City of London

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 110 (79.14%) Linux
2 94 (67.63%) Python
3 69 (49.64%) DevOps
4 55 (39.57%) Puppet
5 52 (37.41%) Perl
6 48 (34.53%) Jenkins
7 47 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (32.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
10 41 (29.50%) Finance
11 38 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
12 36 (25.90%) Docker
12 36 (25.90%) Ruby
13 35 (25.18%) Red Hat
13 35 (25.18%) Java
14 32 (23.02%) Ansible
15 29 (20.86%) Unix
16 28 (20.14%) SQL
16 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
17 26 (18.71%) Shell Script
18 25 (17.99%) Windows
18 25 (17.99%) Banking
18 25 (17.99%) PowerShell
18 25 (17.99%) Big Data
19 24 (17.27%) Hadoop
20 23 (16.55%) Opscode Chef
21 22 (15.83%) VMware
21 22 (15.83%) CentOS
22 21 (15.11%) JIRA

Bash Shell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.91%) Apache
3 10 (7.19%) Apache Spark
3 10 (7.19%) Confluence
4 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.32%) Mule
6 5 (3.60%) IIS
6 5 (3.60%) nginx
7 3 (2.16%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.16%) JBoss
7 3 (2.16%) Jupyter
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.47%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (5.76%) IaaS
4 8 (5.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.60%) SaaS
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.88%) GitHub
7 3 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.72%) G Suite
9 1 (0.72%) Route 53
9 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) SAN
1 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.76%) DNS
3 7 (5.04%) Firewall
4 6 (4.32%) SSL
5 5 (3.60%) Internet
5 5 (3.60%) LDAP
5 5 (3.60%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) DHCP
6 3 (2.16%) HTTP
6 3 (2.16%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.16%) NAS
6 3 (2.16%) Network Security
6 3 (2.16%) SSH
7 2 (1.44%) AMQP
7 2 (1.44%) FTP
7 2 (1.44%) SMTP
7 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.72%) DMZ
8 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) Big Data
2 24 (17.27%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.07%) Apache Hive
4 10 (7.19%) MySQL
4 10 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.60%) HBase
6 5 (3.60%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.16%) Cloudera CDH
8 3 (2.16%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.44%) DB2
9 2 (1.44%) ObjectStore
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (34.53%) Jenkins
2 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.11%) JIRA
4 18 (12.95%) Maven
5 14 (10.07%) JUnit
6 11 (7.91%) Mockito
6 11 (7.91%) Subversion
7 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.76%) Selenium
8 7 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.04%) Gerrit
9 6 (4.32%) EasyMock
9 6 (4.32%) Hudson
9 6 (4.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.60%) Ant
11 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.16%) Build Forge
12 3 (2.16%) Gradle
12 3 (2.16%) jMock
General
1 41 (29.50%) Finance
2 25 (17.99%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
6 3 (2.16%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.99%) Developer
3 23 (16.55%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (13.67%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (12.23%) AWS DevOps
6 15 (10.79%) Administrator
6 15 (10.79%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 8 (5.76%) DevOps Specialist
10 7 (5.04%) Data Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (4.32%) Consultant
11 6 (4.32%) Data Administrator
11 6 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.60%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.60%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.79%) REST
2 14 (10.07%) Spring
2 14 (10.07%) XML
3 13 (9.35%) JSON
4 12 (8.63%) Kafka
4 12 (8.63%) Web Services
5 11 (7.91%) J2EE
5 11 (7.91%) JMS
6 10 (7.19%) Hibernate
6 10 (7.19%) Java EE
6 10 (7.19%) JPA
6 10 (7.19%) LAMP
7 9 (6.47%) HTML
7 9 (6.47%) JSP
8 8 (5.76%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (5.04%) .NET
9 7 (5.04%) JAXB
9 7 (5.04%) SOAP
10 6 (4.32%) CSS
10 6 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.63%) Clustering
2 10 (7.19%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) Derivative
5 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.16%) Equities
6 3 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.44%) Fintech
7 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.44%) User Experience
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (79.14%) Linux
2 45 (32.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (20.86%) Unix
4 25 (17.99%) Windows
5 22 (15.83%) CentOS
6 9 (6.47%) Solaris
7 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.32%) SUSE
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.64%) DevOps
2 47 (33.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (20.14%) Configuration Management
5 18 (12.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (11.51%) Microservices
7 15 (10.79%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.35%) Multithreading
9 12 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (8.63%) TDD
10 11 (7.91%) Open Source
11 10 (7.19%) BDD
11 10 (7.19%) High Availability
11 10 (7.19%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (7.19%) SDLC
11 10 (7.19%) UML
12 9 (6.47%) ITIL
12 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
12 9 (6.47%) OO
12 9 (6.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 94 (67.63%) Python
2 52 (37.41%) Perl
3 36 (25.90%) Ruby
4 35 (25.18%) Java
5 28 (20.14%) SQL
6 26 (18.71%) Shell Script
7 25 (17.99%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.91%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.19%) JavaScript
10 9 (6.47%) C
11 8 (5.76%) C#
12 4 (2.88%) C++
12 4 (2.88%) Korn
12 4 (2.88%) PHP
13 3 (2.16%) VBA
14 2 (1.44%) AWK
14 2 (1.44%) Go
14 2 (1.44%) Groovy
14 2 (1.44%) sed
15 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) Degree
3 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (25.90%) Docker
2 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.32%) HDFS
4 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.88%) NFS
5 4 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.44%) GFS2
7 2 (1.44%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.44%) OCFS2
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.72%) Samba
8 1 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
8 1 (0.72%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (39.57%) Puppet
2 32 (23.02%) Ansible
3 23 (16.55%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.07%) Kubernetes
5 12 (8.63%) Terraform
6 11 (7.91%) Nagios
7 9 (6.47%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.60%) Control-M
8 5 (3.60%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (3.60%) Graphite
8 5 (3.60%) Rancher
8 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.88%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.88%) Grafana
9 4 (2.88%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (2.88%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (2.16%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.16%) logstash
10 3 (2.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Red Hat
2 22 (15.83%) VMware
3 17 (12.23%) Oracle
4 9 (6.47%) Veritas
4 9 (6.47%) WorldPay
5 6 (4.32%) HP
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco
6 5 (3.60%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.88%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.88%) Dell
7 4 (2.88%) F5
7 4 (2.88%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.88%) Splunk
8 3 (2.16%) EMC
8 3 (2.16%) Google
8 3 (2.16%) IBM
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.16%) NetApp
8 3 (2.16%) Sybase
8 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
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