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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 86 100
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 +40
Contract jobs citing Bash 35 28 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.37% 1.56% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 4.61% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 15
10th Percentile £402 £317 £373
25th Percentile £463 £332 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +30.56% -5.26% +18.75%
75th Percentile £688 £553 £513
90th Percentile £751 £579 £580
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.55 - £33.00
England median hourly rate £55.03 £53.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +62.88% -30.53%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 787 607 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.81% 33.87% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 340 556
10th Percentile £293 £229 £313
25th Percentile £410 £355 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
75th Percentile £598 £541 £525
90th Percentile £668 £613 £578
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 51 26
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.50 £14.12
25th Percentile £47.50 £22.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate £56.00 £42.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +70.04% -48.00%
75th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £48.38
90th Percentile £68.75 £54.50 £53.13
England median hourly rate £50.77 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +19.46% -2.30% -2.25%

Bash
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Bash as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Bash in the East of England

Bash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Bash in the East of England

Bash
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bash in the East of England

Bash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Bash in the East of England

Bash
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Suffolk -2 12 £675 +107.69% 1
Hertfordshire -2 11 £550 +26.80% 5
Cambridgeshire -23 9 £538 +13.16% 21
Essex -19 1 £505 +7.45% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £548 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £700 -
Bash
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Bash.

1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (51.43%) Ansible
5 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) VMware
6 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (37.14%) CI/CD
7 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
8 11 (31.43%) GitLab
8 11 (31.43%) Azure
9 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
9 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) JIRA
10 9 (25.71%) AWS
10 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
10 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
11 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Terraform
11 8 (22.86%) Grafana
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Automation
12 7 (20.00%) Prometheus
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (20.00%) Kibana

Bash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 9 (25.71%) AWS
3 5 (14.29%) GitHub
4 4 (11.43%) Serverless
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (8.57%) GCP
6 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) SNMP
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet
5 2 (5.71%) IPv4
5 2 (5.71%) IPv6
5 2 (5.71%) PPP
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) SSH
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) UPnP
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) VSAN
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) GitLab
3 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.86%) GDB
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Engineering Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) React Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) React
3 3 (8.57%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) GraphQL
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Kendo UI
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) Swagger
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XHR
5 1 (2.86%) Jest
5 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.86%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) CI/CD
1 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Agile
6 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (17.14%) Observability
6 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Task Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Threat Detection
6 6 (17.14%) User Stories
7 5 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 19 (54.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) C-shell
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.71%) AWK
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Go
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) sed
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) Tcl
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CCSP
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.86%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) NIST
2 1 (2.86%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Docker
3 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) RHEV
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Ansible
2 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 8 (22.86%) Grafana
3 8 (22.86%) Terraform
4 7 (20.00%) Kibana
4 7 (20.00%) Prometheus
5 6 (17.14%) Puppet
6 4 (11.43%) HAProxy
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (11.43%) Nagios
6 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.86%) QRadar
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.29%) McAfee
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.86%) Ping Identity
7 1 (2.86%) Sun