Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Bash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bash over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 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.

Bash Shell
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 99 133
Rank change year-on-year -30 +34 -6
Contract jobs citing Bash 61 26 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.25% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 2.51% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 32
10th Percentile £451 £408 £394
25th Percentile £497 £481 £427
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £575 £538
Median % change year-on-year -0.87% +6.98% -6.52%
75th Percentile £634 £630 £728
90th Percentile £695 £638 £845
Central London median daily rate £548 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -4.78% +9.52% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £48.50
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
75th Percentile - - £55.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £52.00

Bash is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,927 1,034 2,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.55% 49.52% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,526 799 1,940
10th Percentile £413 £362 £390
25th Percentile £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
10th Percentile £43.45 - £21.00
25th Percentile £48.00 £12.75 £21.17
Median hourly rate £59.25 £14.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +323.21% -70.53% +28.07%
75th Percentile £66.25 £22.00 £52.25
90th Percentile £77.63 £31.15 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £59.25 £18.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +229.17% -50.34% -2.26%

Bash
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Bash as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Bash in the City of London

Bash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Bash in the City of London

Bash
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bash in the City of London

Bash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Bash in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Bash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Bash.

1 49 (80.33%) Python
2 38 (62.30%) DevOps
3 28 (45.90%) CI/CD
4 27 (44.26%) AWS
5 25 (40.98%) Azure
6 24 (39.34%) Docker
6 24 (39.34%) Terraform
7 23 (37.70%) Linux
8 22 (36.07%) Kubernetes
9 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
9 21 (34.43%) Finance
9 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
11 18 (29.51%) Ansible
12 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
12 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (19.67%) GitLab
14 11 (18.03%) GCP
14 11 (18.03%) Puppet
14 11 (18.03%) Java
14 11 (18.03%) GDPR
15 10 (16.39%) Cloud Native
15 10 (16.39%) Legal
16 9 (14.75%) Financial Institution
16 9 (14.75%) Hedge funds
16 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
16 9 (14.75%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (13.11%) Analytics
17 8 (13.11%) GitHub

Bash
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
1 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) AWS
2 25 (40.98%) Azure
3 11 (18.03%) GCP
4 9 (14.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (13.11%) GitHub
6 6 (9.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (9.84%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (8.20%) Serverless
7 5 (8.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (6.56%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
8 4 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (4.92%) Datadog
9 3 (4.92%) GitHub Actions
10 2 (3.28%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (3.28%) Amazon Macie
10 2 (3.28%) Azure Monitor
10 2 (3.28%) Azure Storage
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DNS
1 4 (6.56%) SAN
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) NAS
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Multicast
3 2 (3.28%) VSAN
4 1 (1.64%) Broadband
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.64%) DECT
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) IPv4
4 1 (1.64%) IPv6
4 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.64%) PPP
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) UPnP
4 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.64%) KDB
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.67%) GitLab
4 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (4.92%) GDB
7 2 (3.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.64%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Serena SBM
8 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Legal
3 9 (14.75%) Financial Institution
4 8 (13.11%) Public Sector
4 8 (13.11%) Social Skills
5 5 (8.20%) Banking
5 5 (8.20%) Front Office
6 4 (6.56%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (4.92%) Retail
8 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.64%) International Banking
9 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (9.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Azure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (6.56%) ARM Templates
2 4 (6.56%) Kafka
2 4 (6.56%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) Sass
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.64%) FreeMarker
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) Lucene
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.64%) React
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
5 1 (1.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Cloud Native
2 9 (14.75%) Hedge funds
3 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) EMV
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) OpenWrt
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.64%) VMS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) DevOps
2 28 (45.90%) CI/CD
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
6 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) AOP
7 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.20%) Microservices
8 5 (8.20%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) Data Analytics
9 4 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (6.56%) DevSecOps
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) Information Security
10 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) Python
2 21 (34.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) Groovy
6 5 (8.20%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) Go
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CCIE
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) CCNP
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.64%) CEH
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) GRC
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) JTAG
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) PSD2
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) vCloud
4 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) LXC
5 1 (1.64%) NFS
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Terraform
2 22 (36.07%) Kubernetes
3 18 (29.51%) Ansible
4 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (18.03%) Puppet
6 5 (8.20%) Icinga
7 4 (6.56%) BladeLogic
7 4 (6.56%) Grafana
7 4 (6.56%) Packer
8 2 (3.28%) Istio
8 2 (3.28%) vRealize
9 1 (1.64%) Control-M
9 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.64%) Nagios
9 1 (1.64%) QRadar
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) BMC
2 5 (8.20%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) ION Trading
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Splunk
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.64%) Databricks
6 1 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.64%) Murex
6 1 (1.64%) Qualys
6 1 (1.64%) Serena
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Veeam