Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 158 144
Rank change year-on-year -22 -14 +33
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 585 1,466 1,768
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.77% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 4.11% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 994 1,278
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £371
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 16
Median hourly rate £33.00 £44.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +0.57% +3.55%
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.29% +2.94% +0.59%

Bash Shell 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,832 35,704 40,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.34% 43.11% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,481 24,948 28,373
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 620 728
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.66 £17.52
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +5.59% -3.01%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell in England.

Daily rate trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash Shell in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell in England.

Hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -18 302 £500 -9.09% 59
North of England -48 97 £470 -6.00% 27
North West 0 70 £488 -4.41% 19
South West +45 68 £525 +11.11% 16
South East +15 56 £425 -5.56% 33
Midlands +64 29 £450 - 11
East of England +46 27 £475 +11.76% 11
West Midlands +54 22 £550 +10.00% 8
North East -1 19 £400 - 4
Yorkshire -44 8 £525 - 4
East Midlands +42 6 £400 - 3
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell 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 England region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 397 (67.86%) Python
2 380 (64.96%) Linux
3 307 (52.48%) DevOps
4 226 (38.63%) AWS
5 213 (36.41%) Docker
6 208 (35.56%) Ansible
7 197 (33.68%) Terraform
8 192 (32.82%) Jenkins
9 187 (31.97%) PowerShell
10 181 (30.94%) Git (software)
11 176 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
12 175 (29.91%) Kubernetes
13 172 (29.40%) Windows
14 163 (27.86%) Azure
15 162 (27.69%) Java
16 134 (22.91%) Puppet
17 126 (21.54%) SQL
18 120 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
19 104 (17.78%) Configuration Management
19 104 (17.78%) Infrastructure as Code
20 103 (17.61%) Unix
21 96 (16.41%) Microsoft
22 94 (16.07%) Security Cleared
23 93 (15.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 93 (15.90%) Perl
24 90 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
25 89 (15.21%) Ruby
26 82 (14.02%) Test Automation
27 79 (13.50%) Oracle
28 77 (13.16%) Finance

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (6.32%) Confluence
2 32 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (4.10%) Apache
4 23 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 19 (3.25%) nginx
6 18 (3.08%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.71%) JBoss
8 9 (1.54%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.20%) Jupyter
11 6 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (1.03%) CMS
12 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.68%) Apache Geronimo
13 4 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
13 4 (0.68%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.51%) Documentum
14 3 (0.51%) Drupal
14 3 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 226 (38.63%) AWS
2 163 (27.86%) Azure
3 62 (10.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (7.86%) GitHub
5 38 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (5.81%) PaaS
6 34 (5.81%) Serverless
7 31 (5.30%) GCP
8 29 (4.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (4.27%) Amazon S3
10 25 (4.27%) OpenShift
11 22 (3.76%) Amazon EKS
12 19 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (2.91%) IaaS
14 16 (2.74%) SaaS
15 15 (2.56%) Datadog
15 15 (2.56%) Route 53
16 14 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (2.05%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.97%) DNS
2 60 (10.26%) Firewall
3 47 (8.03%) HTTP
4 33 (5.64%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.27%) VPN
6 20 (3.42%) SSL
7 16 (2.74%) DHCP
8 15 (2.56%) Internet
9 13 (2.22%) Network Security
9 13 (2.22%) SSH
10 10 (1.71%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.71%) SNMP
11 9 (1.54%) WAN
12 8 (1.37%) LAN
12 8 (1.37%) TACACS
13 7 (1.20%) IPsec
13 7 (1.20%) SAN
14 6 (1.03%) HTTPS
14 6 (1.03%) VLAN
15 5 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.57%) MySQL
2 47 (8.03%) Big Data
3 45 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 43 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 28 (4.79%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.79%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.74%) Redis
12 15 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (2.22%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.88%) Apache Accumulo
15 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 192 (32.82%) Jenkins
2 181 (30.94%) Git (software)
3 69 (11.79%) JIRA
4 47 (8.03%) GitLab
5 45 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 37 (6.32%) TeamCity
7 25 (4.27%) SonarQube
8 24 (4.10%) JUnit
8 24 (4.10%) Subversion
9 23 (3.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (3.59%) Maven
11 19 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (2.74%) CircleCI
12 16 (2.74%) Gradle
13 15 (2.56%) Travis CI
14 14 (2.39%) Bitbucket Server
15 13 (2.22%) Visual Studio
16 11 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.88%) Vagrant
17 10 (1.71%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 77 (13.16%) Finance
2 38 (6.50%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.93%) Banking
4 12 (2.05%) Retail
5 11 (1.88%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.54%) Legal
7 8 (1.37%) Electronics
7 8 (1.37%) Marketing
8 7 (1.20%) Front Office
8 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.51%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (11.97%) Developer
3 54 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
4 52 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 45 (7.69%) Administrator
6 43 (7.35%) Azure Engineer
7 31 (5.30%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (5.30%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 29 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (4.96%) Platform Engineer
10 28 (4.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 26 (4.44%) Architect
11 26 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.76%) Consultant
13 21 (3.59%) Linux Administrator
13 21 (3.59%) Support Engineer
14 19 (3.25%) Applications Engineer
15 18 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
15 18 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.69%) Node.js
2 38 (6.50%) JSON
3 37 (6.32%) Web Services
4 36 (6.15%) RESTful
5 31 (5.30%) Elastic Stack
6 30 (5.13%) .NET
6 30 (5.13%) REST
7 27 (4.62%) HTML
7 27 (4.62%) LDAP
8 23 (3.93%) CSS
8 23 (3.93%) Kafka
9 21 (3.59%) XML
10 19 (3.25%) SOAP
11 18 (3.08%) Apache NiFi
11 18 (3.08%) Middleware
12 17 (2.91%) SAML
13 15 (2.56%) LAMP
14 14 (2.39%) OAuth
15 13 (2.22%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.60%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.30%) Public Cloud
4 24 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.93%) PKI
6 21 (3.59%) Cloud Native
7 17 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.74%) Clustering
9 15 (2.56%) Private Cloud
10 12 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.05%) User Experience
11 11 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.37%) Replication
14 7 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.20%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.68%) Grid Computing
16 4 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 380 (64.96%) Linux
2 172 (29.40%) Windows
3 103 (17.61%) Unix
4 93 (15.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 63 (10.77%) Windows Server
6 60 (10.26%) CentOS
7 33 (5.64%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.20%) Solaris
8 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.03%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.85%) Debian
10 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.85%) VMS
11 4 (0.68%) Android
11 4 (0.68%) SUSE
11 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (52.48%) DevOps
2 176 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 104 (17.78%) Infrastructure as Code
5 82 (14.02%) Test Automation
6 71 (12.14%) Microservices
6 71 (12.14%) Migration
7 59 (10.09%) Scrum
8 50 (8.55%) Open Source
9 38 (6.50%) Task Automation
10 36 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (6.15%) Software Engineering
11 34 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (5.64%) ITIL
13 31 (5.30%) Technical Leadership
14 30 (5.13%) Load Balancing
15 29 (4.96%) Analytics
16 28 (4.79%) Kanban
17 27 (4.62%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 397 (67.86%) Python
2 187 (31.97%) PowerShell
3 162 (27.69%) Java
4 126 (21.54%) SQL
5 93 (15.90%) Perl
6 89 (15.21%) Ruby
7 68 (11.62%) JavaScript
8 59 (10.09%) Shell Script
9 48 (8.21%) Go
10 34 (5.81%) PHP
11 32 (5.47%) Groovy
12 30 (5.13%) C#
13 25 (4.27%) C++
14 24 (4.10%) C
15 21 (3.59%) PL/SQL
16 14 (2.39%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.88%) Korn
18 9 (1.54%) AWK
18 9 (1.54%) Scala
19 8 (1.37%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 94 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 66 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.47%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.22%) Degree
6 11 (1.88%) CISSP
7 10 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.71%) GIAC
7 10 (1.71%) SANS
8 7 (1.20%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.03%) CCNA
10 5 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.68%) CCNP
11 4 (0.68%) MCSA
11 4 (0.68%) MCSE
12 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.51%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.67%) QA
2 7 (1.20%) NIST
3 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.85%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) AICPA
5 3 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 213 (36.41%) Docker
2 45 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.42%) NFS
5 17 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.88%) Hyper-V
8 11 (1.88%) vSphere
9 9 (1.54%) KVM
10 8 (1.37%) HDFS
11 6 (1.03%) iptables
12 4 (0.68%) Firmware
12 4 (0.68%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.68%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.68%) zsh
13 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.34%) BusyBox
14 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 208 (35.56%) Ansible
2 197 (33.68%) Terraform
3 175 (29.91%) Kubernetes
4 134 (22.91%) Puppet
5 90 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.96%) Packer
7 24 (4.10%) Prometheus
7 24 (4.10%) Salt
8 22 (3.76%) Nagios
9 21 (3.59%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (2.74%) Grafana
10 16 (2.74%) ZABBIX
11 13 (2.22%) logstash
12 12 (2.05%) Data Guard
13 11 (1.88%) Rancher
13 11 (1.88%) SCOM
14 9 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (1.37%) Consul
15 8 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (1.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 96 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 79 (13.50%) Oracle
3 64 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 62 (10.60%) VMware
5 49 (8.38%) Splunk
6 24 (4.10%) IBM
7 18 (3.08%) AppDynamics
7 18 (3.08%) Cloudera
8 17 (2.91%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.91%) Cisco
8 17 (2.91%) Hortonworks
9 15 (2.56%) Sybase
10 12 (2.05%) Dynatrace
10 12 (2.05%) Google
10 12 (2.05%) NetApp
10 12 (2.05%) New Relic
11 9 (1.54%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.54%) SAP
12 8 (1.37%) Dell
12 8 (1.37%) Informatica