Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 176 163
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +18
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 463 1,251 1,612
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.58% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.73% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 829 1,137
Median daily rate £500 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £339 £350 £363
90th Percentile £638 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +2.27%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +2.27%

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 11,097 33,571 41,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.89% 42.51% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,422 23,499 29,663
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 595 644
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +6.49% +5.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £19.43 £17.71
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.80 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.95% +3.83%

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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bash Shell in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 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 +3 237 £504 -8.36% 107
North of England +28 75 £495 +10.00% 51
South East +66 56 £480 +1.05% 40
North West +38 51 £525 +20.00% 28
South West +63 38 £525 +15.38% 32
Midlands +71 23 £405 +1.25% 27
East of England +69 19 £293 -26.88% 24
West Midlands +54 18 £550 +46.67% 16
North East +25 14 £473 -4.55% 4
Yorkshire +25 10 £265 -41.11% 19
East Midlands +51 5 £405 -10.00% 11
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 336 (72.57%) Python
2 290 (62.63%) Linux
3 254 (54.86%) DevOps
4 208 (44.92%) AWS
5 189 (40.82%) Docker
6 182 (39.31%) Terraform
7 181 (39.09%) Kubernetes
8 177 (38.23%) Ansible
9 172 (37.15%) Jenkins
10 154 (33.26%) Java
11 127 (27.43%) Azure
12 124 (26.78%) Security Cleared
13 123 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
14 122 (26.35%) Puppet
15 120 (25.92%) Git (software)
16 106 (22.89%) Infrastructure as Code
17 105 (22.68%) PowerShell
18 97 (20.95%) SC Cleared
19 93 (20.09%) Windows
20 92 (19.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 87 (18.79%) Oracle
22 86 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
23 82 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (17.06%) Configuration Management
25 76 (16.41%) Perl
26 73 (15.77%) Ruby
26 73 (15.77%) Splunk
27 72 (15.55%) SQL
28 71 (15.33%) CentOS
29 70 (15.12%) Unix

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 43 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 35 (7.56%) Confluence
3 19 (4.10%) JBoss
4 16 (3.46%) Apache
5 15 (3.24%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (2.81%) Apache Geronimo
7 13 (2.81%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (2.59%) nginx
9 11 (2.38%) Jupyter
10 10 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.08%) IIS
14 5 (1.08%) Jetty
14 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Fuse
15 4 (0.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 208 (44.92%) AWS
2 127 (27.43%) Azure
3 60 (12.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 52 (11.23%) GitHub
5 41 (8.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 40 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (7.99%) Amazon S3
7 37 (7.99%) Serverless
8 35 (7.56%) Amazon EKS
9 30 (6.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 29 (6.26%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (5.62%) OpenShift
12 24 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
12 24 (5.18%) Datadog
12 24 (5.18%) GCP
13 22 (4.75%) PaaS
14 19 (4.10%) SaaS
15 15 (3.24%) Coveralls
16 14 (3.02%) Amazon Cognito
16 14 (3.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.69%) Firewall
2 45 (9.72%) DNS
3 27 (5.83%) SNMP
4 26 (5.62%) HTTP
4 26 (5.62%) VPN
5 24 (5.18%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.32%) VLAN
7 17 (3.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 16 (3.46%) Internet
9 15 (3.24%) SSH
10 14 (3.02%) LAN
11 13 (2.81%) Network Security
12 10 (2.16%) OSPF
12 10 (2.16%) TACACS
12 10 (2.16%) WAN
13 8 (1.73%) DMZ
13 8 (1.73%) Kerberos
14 7 (1.51%) DHCP
14 7 (1.51%) FTP
15 5 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.61%) MySQL
2 43 (9.29%) Big Data
3 41 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 39 (8.42%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (7.78%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.56%) Oracle Database
7 30 (6.48%) Amazon RDS
8 27 (5.83%) NoSQL
9 26 (5.62%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.54%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.32%) Apache Hive
12 19 (4.10%) RDBMS
13 17 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (3.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (3.02%) MariaDB
15 12 (2.59%) Apache Accumulo
16 11 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (1.94%) Impala
Development Applications
1 172 (37.15%) Jenkins
2 120 (25.92%) Git (software)
3 68 (14.69%) JIRA
4 61 (13.17%) GitLab
5 37 (7.99%) Bitbucket
6 33 (7.13%) TeamCity
7 29 (6.26%) Gradle
8 25 (5.40%) Maven
9 24 (5.18%) SonarQube
10 23 (4.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (4.75%) Vagrant
12 21 (4.54%) JUnit
13 19 (4.10%) Subversion
14 17 (3.67%) Bitbucket Server
15 15 (3.24%) ClearCase
15 15 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (2.81%) Artifactory
16 13 (2.81%) Selenium
17 11 (2.38%) GoCD
17 11 (2.38%) Terragrunt
General
1 63 (13.61%) Finance
2 27 (5.83%) Banking
3 25 (5.40%) Public Sector
4 21 (4.54%) Front Office
5 12 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.38%) Electronics
7 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.73%) Marketing
9 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Retail
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (31.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (14.69%) AWS Engineer
3 46 (9.94%) AWS DevOps
4 44 (9.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 42 (9.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 42 (9.07%) Developer
6 33 (7.13%) Administrator
7 28 (6.05%) Support Engineer
8 23 (4.97%) Applications Engineer
8 23 (4.97%) Applications Support
8 23 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
9 22 (4.75%) Architect
10 21 (4.54%) Applications Support Engineer
11 20 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
13 18 (3.89%) Operations Engineer
14 17 (3.67%) Consultant
15 16 (3.46%) Analyst
15 16 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.66%) REST
2 37 (7.99%) Node.js
2 37 (7.99%) Web Services
3 31 (6.70%) HTML
4 29 (6.26%) Elastic Stack
5 27 (5.83%) Kafka
6 26 (5.62%) JSON
6 26 (5.62%) RESTful
7 24 (5.18%) LAMP
8 22 (4.75%) SOAP
9 20 (4.32%) .NET
10 17 (3.67%) Swagger
11 16 (3.46%) CSS
11 16 (3.46%) Sensu
11 16 (3.46%) YAML
12 15 (3.24%) gRPC
13 14 (3.02%) LDAP
13 14 (3.02%) XML
14 13 (2.81%) IBM Integration Bus
14 13 (2.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.50%) Linux Command Line
2 38 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.54%) PKI
4 18 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (3.02%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.81%) Derivative
7 13 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.94%) Clustering
8 9 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.73%) Equities
9 8 (1.73%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.51%) User Experience
11 6 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.08%) Replication
12 5 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.65%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 290 (62.63%) Linux
2 93 (20.09%) Windows
3 92 (19.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (15.33%) CentOS
5 70 (15.12%) Unix
6 29 (6.26%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (3.24%) Debian
8 15 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 13 (2.81%) Android
9 13 (2.81%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.81%) Ubuntu
10 12 (2.59%) Solaris
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.43%) Fedora
13 2 (0.43%) VMS
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (54.86%) DevOps
2 123 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (22.89%) Infrastructure as Code
4 82 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (17.06%) Configuration Management
6 70 (15.12%) Microservices
7 67 (14.47%) Scrum
8 59 (12.74%) Test Automation
9 35 (7.56%) Analytics
10 34 (7.34%) Software Engineering
11 33 (7.13%) Deployment Automation
11 33 (7.13%) Open Source
12 30 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (6.48%) Information Security
13 28 (6.05%) Migration
13 28 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (5.83%) Incident Management
15 26 (5.62%) Performance Monitoring
16 24 (5.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 336 (72.57%) Python
2 154 (33.26%) Java
3 105 (22.68%) PowerShell
4 76 (16.41%) Perl
5 73 (15.77%) Ruby
6 72 (15.55%) SQL
7 67 (14.47%) Shell Script
8 51 (11.02%) JavaScript
9 39 (8.42%) C#
10 33 (7.13%) Go
11 28 (6.05%) C++
12 23 (4.97%) C
13 18 (3.89%) PHP
14 14 (3.02%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.81%) Kotlin
15 13 (2.81%) T-SQL
16 11 (2.38%) C-shell
16 11 (2.38%) Groovy
17 9 (1.94%) Scala
18 8 (1.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 124 (26.78%) Security Cleared
2 97 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.78%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.10%) Degree
5 11 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.38%) CISSP
6 10 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.94%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.94%) GIAC
8 8 (1.73%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.51%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.65%) CCNA
11 3 (0.65%) CCSA
11 3 (0.65%) CEH
11 3 (0.65%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.43%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.43%) SANS
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.91%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) NIST
5 2 (0.43%) AICPA
5 2 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 189 (40.82%) Docker
2 55 (11.88%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (4.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (3.67%) vSphere
7 11 (2.38%) NFS
8 4 (0.86%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.65%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (0.65%) iptables
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.43%) Gluster
10 2 (0.43%) KVM
10 2 (0.43%) LXC
10 2 (0.43%) Varnish
10 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.43%) Xen
10 2 (0.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 182 (39.31%) Terraform
2 181 (39.09%) Kubernetes
3 177 (38.23%) Ansible
4 122 (26.35%) Puppet
5 86 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (9.07%) Prometheus
7 41 (8.86%) Packer
8 32 (6.91%) Grafana
9 28 (6.05%) Nagios
10 21 (4.54%) ZABBIX
11 14 (3.02%) Rundeck
12 12 (2.59%) Consul
12 12 (2.59%) Data Guard
13 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (1.94%) Kibana
15 8 (1.73%) Salt
15 8 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (1.51%) logstash
17 6 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
18 5 (1.08%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 87 (18.79%) Oracle
2 73 (15.77%) Splunk
3 60 (12.96%) Red Hat
4 47 (10.15%) Microsoft
5 42 (9.07%) VMware
6 28 (6.05%) Atlassian
7 26 (5.62%) Cloudera
8 24 (5.18%) IBM
9 20 (4.32%) Dell
10 17 (3.67%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.67%) SaltStack
11 16 (3.46%) EMC
11 16 (3.46%) Sybase
12 15 (3.24%) Hortonworks
13 11 (2.38%) Google
14 10 (2.16%) AppDynamics
14 10 (2.16%) Cisco
14 10 (2.16%) SAP
15 9 (1.94%) Meraki
16 7 (1.51%) NetApp