Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Bash Shell
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 191 256
Rank change year-on-year +19 +65 +18
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1445 1347 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 3.45% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 944 712
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £338 £336 £313
90th Percentile £625 £610 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £31.05 £29.60 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.83 £57.88 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

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 39717 39095 40491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.23% 40.46% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28009 27097 27744
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 807 960
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.53 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.83 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in England

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 892 £520 +4.00% 132
North of England +83 210 £465 +10.71% 42
South East -8 169 £410 -3.53% 37
Yorkshire +57 107 £500 +16.28% 18
North West +38 92 £500 +17.51% 23
Midlands +84 89 £450 - 24
East Midlands +43 50 £370 -1.33% 12
East of England -5 43 £394 +5.00% 22
South West -19 40 £426 -5.28% 15
West Midlands +44 37 £525 +16.67% 12
North East +59 25 £535 +71.20% 1
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 1084 (75.02%) Linux
2 1045 (72.32%) Python
3 809 (55.99%) DevOps
4 569 (39.38%) Jenkins
5 560 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
6 552 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
7 549 (37.99%) Ansible
8 544 (37.65%) Docker
9 542 (37.51%) Puppet
10 538 (37.23%) Git (software)
11 487 (33.70%) Java
12 441 (30.52%) Ruby
13 438 (30.31%) Configuration Management
14 362 (25.05%) Opscode Chef
15 353 (24.43%) Perl
16 351 (24.29%) Unix
17 334 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
18 281 (19.45%) Terraform
19 271 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 263 (18.20%) Red Hat
21 247 (17.09%) Security Cleared
22 243 (16.82%) Kubernetes
23 242 (16.75%) Windows
24 241 (16.68%) Finance
25 224 (15.50%) CentOS
26 214 (14.81%) JIRA
27 211 (14.60%) SQL
28 201 (13.91%) TCP/IP
29 190 (13.15%) Maven
29 190 (13.15%) VMware

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
1 159 (11.00%) Apache
2 139 (9.62%) Confluence
3 132 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
4 131 (9.07%) nginx
5 123 (8.51%) Tomcat
6 59 (4.08%) JBoss
7 51 (3.53%) OpenStack
8 33 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 31 (2.15%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 23 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.31%) IIS
11 19 (1.31%) iPlanet
12 17 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
13 16 (1.11%) Apache Pig
14 14 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.83%) CMS
15 12 (0.83%) Jetty
16 9 (0.62%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (0.90%) HipChat
2 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.28%) SPSS
6 2 (0.14%) Stata
6 2 (0.14%) Weka
7 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) Magento
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.069%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 560 (38.75%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (7.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 99 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
5 94 (6.51%) Amazon S3
6 89 (6.16%) GitHub
7 72 (4.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 69 (4.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 46 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (3.18%) Slack
10 43 (2.98%) PaaS
10 43 (2.98%) SaaS
11 39 (2.70%) Route 53
12 38 (2.63%) IaaS
13 31 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
13 31 (2.15%) Serverless
14 30 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
15 28 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
16 22 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (1.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 201 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 181 (12.53%) Firewall
3 160 (11.07%) DNS
4 156 (10.80%) HTTP
5 106 (7.34%) SSL
6 69 (4.78%) LDAP
7 64 (4.43%) SAN
8 53 (3.67%) WAN
9 44 (3.04%) Internet
10 42 (2.91%) DHCP
11 40 (2.77%) Network Security
12 39 (2.70%) NAS
13 38 (2.63%) VPN
14 34 (2.35%) IPsec
15 33 (2.28%) LAN
16 29 (2.01%) SSH
17 27 (1.87%) DSL
18 23 (1.59%) HTTPS
19 19 (1.31%) iSCSI
19 19 (1.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (12.32%) MongoDB
2 166 (11.49%) MySQL
3 130 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
4 125 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 94 (6.51%) SQL Server
6 89 (6.16%) Amazon RDS
7 88 (6.09%) Hadoop
8 80 (5.54%) NoSQL
9 78 (5.40%) Big Data
10 76 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 50 (3.46%) RDBMS
12 39 (2.70%) Redis
13 36 (2.49%) DB2
14 28 (1.94%) HBase
15 27 (1.87%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.66%) Apache Hive
17 20 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 19 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (1.04%) Riak
20 11 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 569 (39.38%) Jenkins
2 538 (37.23%) Git (software)
3 214 (14.81%) JIRA
4 190 (13.15%) Maven
5 139 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 124 (8.58%) TeamCity
7 88 (6.09%) Subversion
8 70 (4.84%) SonarQube
9 66 (4.57%) Artifactory
10 63 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (3.67%) Bitbucket
12 48 (3.32%) Selenium
13 42 (2.91%) Vagrant
14 36 (2.49%) JUnit
15 33 (2.28%) Cucumber
16 30 (2.08%) Ant
17 27 (1.87%) git-flow
17 27 (1.87%) Gradle
18 22 (1.52%) Mockito
19 21 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 241 (16.68%) Finance
2 132 (9.13%) Banking
3 55 (3.81%) Front Office
4 43 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.08%) Games
7 25 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.45%) Marketing
9 19 (1.31%) Retail
10 15 (1.04%) Publishing
11 13 (0.90%) Electronics
11 13 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.42%) Billing
13 6 (0.42%) Law
14 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.28%) Back Office
14 4 (0.28%) Legal
14 4 (0.28%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 624 (43.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 200 (13.84%) Linux Engineer
3 191 (13.22%) Developer
4 190 (13.15%) AWS Engineer
5 187 (12.94%) AWS DevOps
6 165 (11.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 130 (9.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 118 (8.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 95 (6.57%) Administrator
10 73 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 70 (4.84%) Senior DevOps
12 64 (4.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 63 (4.36%) Architect
14 62 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
15 57 (3.94%) Consultant
16 55 (3.81%) Analyst
17 50 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
18 49 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
19 46 (3.18%) Linux Administrator
19 46 (3.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (12.60%) Web Services
2 169 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
3 140 (9.69%) Node.js
4 79 (5.47%) HTML
5 77 (5.33%) REST
6 74 (5.12%) Spring
7 67 (4.64%) .NET
8 65 (4.50%) RESTful
9 60 (4.15%) JSON
10 58 (4.01%) Kafka
11 46 (3.18%) AngularJS
12 45 (3.11%) CSS
12 45 (3.11%) J2EE
13 43 (2.98%) HTML5
13 43 (2.98%) JMS
14 42 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
14 42 (2.91%) XML
15 41 (2.84%) LAMP
16 40 (2.77%) ActiveMQ
17 38 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.54%) Clustering
2 107 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 64 (4.43%) Linux Command Line
5 59 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 48 (3.32%) Replication
8 30 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.59%) Fintech
12 20 (1.38%) Device Driver
13 19 (1.31%) Derivative
14 18 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.25%) PKI
15 16 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.90%) Cloud Native
16 13 (0.90%) User Experience
17 11 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1084 (75.02%) Linux
2 351 (24.29%) Unix
3 271 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 242 (16.75%) Windows
5 224 (15.50%) CentOS
6 116 (8.03%) Ubuntu
7 69 (4.78%) Solaris
8 60 (4.15%) Windows Server
9 42 (2.91%) AIX
10 40 (2.77%) Debian
11 34 (2.35%) SUSE
12 27 (1.87%) CoreOS
13 26 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (1.45%) HPUX
15 19 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.97%) Android
16 14 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.90%) Windows 10
18 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (0.48%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (55.99%) DevOps
2 552 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (30.31%) Configuration Management
4 334 (23.11%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (11.21%) Scrum
6 149 (10.31%) Load Balancing
7 148 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 145 (10.03%) Open Source
9 136 (9.41%) Test Automation
10 133 (9.20%) Microservices
11 93 (6.44%) Mentoring
12 88 (6.09%) Software Engineering
13 70 (4.84%) High Availability
14 67 (4.64%) ITIL
14 67 (4.64%) Migration
14 67 (4.64%) TDD
15 66 (4.57%) E-Commerce
16 59 (4.08%) Kanban
17 56 (3.88%) Coaching
18 53 (3.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1045 (72.32%) Python
2 487 (33.70%) Java
3 441 (30.52%) Ruby
4 353 (24.43%) Perl
5 211 (14.60%) SQL
6 180 (12.46%) PowerShell
7 148 (10.24%) Shell Script
8 135 (9.34%) JavaScript
9 123 (8.51%) Korn
10 120 (8.30%) Groovy
11 117 (8.10%) PHP
12 109 (7.54%) Go
13 78 (5.40%) C#
14 66 (4.57%) Scala
15 47 (3.25%) C++
16 45 (3.11%) C-shell
17 39 (2.70%) C
18 18 (1.25%) Bourne shell
18 18 (1.25%) R
18 18 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 247 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 170 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.74%) Degree
4 37 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 33 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.66%) RHCE
7 15 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.97%) CISSP
9 13 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.55%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.55%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.55%) RHCA
12 7 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.48%) CCSP
12 7 (0.48%) CISM
13 6 (0.42%) CCNP
13 6 (0.42%) MySQL Certification
14 4 (0.28%) CCNA
14 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.88%) QA
2 17 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.97%) SLA
4 13 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.83%) GCP
6 7 (0.48%) AS 2805
6 7 (0.48%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.21%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) GDPR
10 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.069%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.069%) JTAG
10 1 (0.069%) MISRA
System Software
1 544 (37.65%) Docker
2 104 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.04%) KVM
5 43 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (2.84%) Xen
7 35 (2.42%) Active Directory
8 34 (2.35%) Samba
9 32 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.31%) vSphere
11 18 (1.25%) LXC
12 17 (1.18%) vCloud
13 16 (1.11%) Squid
14 14 (0.97%) Postfix
15 13 (0.90%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.90%) HDFS
16 12 (0.83%) etcd
16 12 (0.83%) NFS
16 12 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
17 11 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 549 (37.99%) Ansible
2 542 (37.51%) Puppet
3 362 (25.05%) Opscode Chef
4 281 (19.45%) Terraform
5 243 (16.82%) Kubernetes
6 113 (7.82%) logstash
7 108 (7.47%) Kibana
8 96 (6.64%) Nagios
9 81 (5.61%) Grafana
10 56 (3.88%) ZABBIX
11 48 (3.32%) Salt
12 44 (3.04%) Packer
13 41 (2.84%) Graphite
14 39 (2.70%) HAProxy
15 37 (2.56%) Rancher
16 35 (2.42%) Prometheus
17 33 (2.28%) Icinga
18 32 (2.21%) Consul
19 30 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
20 29 (2.01%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 263 (18.20%) Red Hat
2 190 (13.15%) VMware
3 174 (12.04%) Oracle
4 145 (10.03%) Splunk
5 66 (4.57%) Cisco
6 55 (3.81%) Microsoft
7 44 (3.04%) Atlassian
8 42 (2.91%) HP
9 40 (2.77%) F5
10 32 (2.21%) Sybase
11 30 (2.08%) SaltStack
11 30 (2.08%) Sun
12 28 (1.94%) New Relic
13 27 (1.87%) IBM
14 26 (1.80%) Google
15 22 (1.52%) AppDynamics
15 22 (1.52%) EMC
15 22 (1.52%) Veritas
16 21 (1.45%) Juniper
17 20 (1.38%) Remedy