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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 215 253
Rank change year-on-year +48 +38  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 644 571 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.14% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 2.98% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 383 297
Median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17294 19174 18321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.19% 38.38% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11938 13284 12035
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 432 390
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 415 £500 +5.26% 120
South East +15 92 £425 -9.09% 40
Yorkshire -3 42 £425 -5.55% 16
South West +9 28 £465 +9.41% 9
West Midlands +39 27 £490 +0.51% 5
East of England +15 21 £413 -13.15% 22
North West -6 9 £425 - 12
North East -7 5 £475 -17.39% 2
East Midlands - 3 £413 - 2
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1037 (77.62%) Linux
2 883 (66.09%) Python
3 713 (53.37%) DevOps
4 649 (48.58%) Puppet
5 492 (36.83%) Jenkins
6 478 (35.78%) Ansible
7 470 (35.18%) Ruby
8 469 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
9 448 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
10 422 (31.59%) Perl
11 414 (30.99%) Java
12 409 (30.61%) Docker
13 394 (29.49%) Git (software)
14 364 (27.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 334 (25.00%) Configuration Management
16 322 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
17 291 (21.78%) Unix
18 285 (21.33%) Red Hat
19 268 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
20 264 (19.76%) CentOS
21 249 (18.64%) VMware
22 216 (16.17%) Windows
23 210 (15.72%) SQL
24 206 (15.42%) Security Cleared
25 184 (13.77%) Finance
26 183 (13.70%) PowerShell
27 161 (12.05%) JavaScript
27 161 (12.05%) Terraform
28 154 (11.53%) Apache
29 153 (11.45%) Shell Script

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
1 154 (11.53%) Apache
2 147 (11.00%) Tomcat
3 103 (7.71%) Confluence
4 76 (5.69%) nginx
5 73 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (4.49%) JBoss
7 52 (3.89%) Apache Spark
8 44 (3.29%) OpenStack
9 43 (3.22%) WebSphere
10 29 (2.17%) IIS
10 29 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (1.80%) Apache Pig
12 22 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.65%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.50%) Apache Geronimo
13 20 (1.50%) Apache TomEE
14 18 (1.35%) WordPress
15 14 (1.05%) CloudStack
15 14 (1.05%) CMS
16 13 (0.97%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) Exstream
6 1 (0.075%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.075%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 469 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (5.54%) Amazon S3
5 72 (5.39%) GitHub
6 61 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (3.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 43 (3.22%) IaaS
9 36 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 36 (2.69%) Amazon ELB
10 33 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (2.40%) Route 53
12 23 (1.72%) PaaS
13 22 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
13 22 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 16 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (1.20%) SaaS
15 13 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.97%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 127 (9.51%) TCP/IP
2 113 (8.46%) DNS
3 103 (7.71%) LDAP
4 102 (7.63%) Firewall
5 99 (7.41%) HTTP
6 66 (4.94%) SSL
7 61 (4.57%) SAN
8 53 (3.97%) VPN
9 49 (3.67%) SSH
10 40 (2.99%) Internet
11 35 (2.62%) Kerberos
12 25 (1.87%) Wireshark
13 22 (1.65%) DHCP
14 18 (1.35%) AMQP
15 17 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
16 16 (1.20%) ICMP
17 14 (1.05%) tcpdump
17 14 (1.05%) VoIP
18 12 (0.90%) Network Security
19 11 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (11.08%) MySQL
2 139 (10.40%) Hadoop
3 135 (10.10%) Big Data
4 133 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
5 84 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 75 (5.61%) Apache Hive
7 71 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 68 (5.09%) MongoDB
9 52 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
10 45 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 38 (2.84%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (2.54%) Redis
13 28 (2.10%) HBase
14 24 (1.80%) MariaDB
15 23 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.72%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.20%) Riak
17 15 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (1.12%) Impala
Development Applications
1 492 (36.83%) Jenkins
2 394 (29.49%) Git (software)
3 153 (11.45%) Maven
4 140 (10.48%) JIRA
5 81 (6.06%) Vagrant
6 58 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 54 (4.04%) Selenium
8 47 (3.52%) TeamCity
9 45 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 42 (3.14%) Subversion
11 41 (3.07%) Bitbucket
12 36 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 31 (2.32%) GitLab
14 30 (2.25%) Hudson
14 30 (2.25%) JUnit
15 25 (1.87%) Gerrit
15 25 (1.87%) SonarQube
16 24 (1.80%) Ant
17 23 (1.72%) Artifactory
18 21 (1.57%) Mockito
General
1 184 (13.77%) Finance
2 91 (6.81%) Banking
3 33 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.17%) Retail
5 28 (2.10%) Front Office
6 26 (1.95%) Marketing
7 24 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.82%) Games
9 9 (0.67%) Electronics
9 9 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.52%) Publishing
11 5 (0.37%) Law
11 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Advertising
12 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.075%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 486 (36.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 189 (14.15%) Developer
3 148 (11.08%) Linux Engineer
4 146 (10.93%) AWS DevOps
5 140 (10.48%) Administrator
6 133 (9.96%) AWS Engineer
7 100 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
8 92 (6.89%) Linux Administrator
8 92 (6.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 83 (6.21%) Consultant
10 78 (5.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 73 (5.46%) DevOps Consultant
12 67 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 66 (4.94%) Java Developer
14 57 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
15 52 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
16 47 (3.52%) Architect
17 42 (3.14%) Java Engineer
18 41 (3.07%) Unix Engineer
19 40 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (8.38%) Web Services
2 85 (6.36%) LAMP
3 82 (6.14%) REST
4 74 (5.54%) Kafka
5 71 (5.31%) HTML
5 71 (5.31%) JSON
6 66 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
7 65 (4.87%) LAPP Stack
8 53 (3.97%) Spring
9 52 (3.89%) .NET
10 48 (3.59%) Node.js
11 47 (3.52%) XML
12 45 (3.37%) CSS
13 42 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (2.54%) J2EE
15 33 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
15 33 (2.47%) SOAP
16 32 (2.40%) Hibernate
17 31 (2.32%) AngularJS
18 29 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
2 71 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.09%) Clustering
4 60 (4.49%) Public Cloud
5 49 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 44 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.65%) Replication
9 18 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.20%) User Experience
11 15 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.97%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 12 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (0.90%) Fintech
15 11 (0.82%) Equities
15 11 (0.82%) Smart Meter
16 10 (0.75%) PKI
17 9 (0.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1037 (77.62%) Linux
2 364 (27.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 291 (21.78%) Unix
4 264 (19.76%) CentOS
5 216 (16.17%) Windows
6 145 (10.85%) Ubuntu
7 55 (4.12%) Windows Server
8 54 (4.04%) Solaris
9 41 (3.07%) SUSE
10 37 (2.77%) AIX
11 36 (2.69%) Debian
12 26 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (1.65%) Android
15 20 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.05%) Apple iOS
18 12 (0.90%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (53.37%) DevOps
2 448 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 322 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
5 142 (10.63%) Open Source
6 140 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 137 (10.25%) Scrum
8 84 (6.29%) Load Balancing
9 76 (5.69%) Analytics
10 75 (5.61%) E-Commerce
11 70 (5.24%) Migration
12 67 (5.01%) Microservices
13 66 (4.94%) High Availability
14 65 (4.87%) Software Engineering
15 59 (4.42%) ITIL
16 57 (4.27%) Mentoring
17 55 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
18 52 (3.89%) TDD
19 43 (3.22%) Low Latency
20 40 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 883 (66.09%) Python
2 470 (35.18%) Ruby
3 422 (31.59%) Perl
4 414 (30.99%) Java
5 210 (15.72%) SQL
6 183 (13.70%) PowerShell
7 161 (12.05%) JavaScript
8 153 (11.45%) Shell Script
9 86 (6.44%) PHP
10 80 (5.99%) C
11 69 (5.16%) C++
12 63 (4.72%) Korn
13 54 (4.04%) C#
14 46 (3.44%) Scala
15 45 (3.37%) Go
16 31 (2.32%) PL/SQL
17 30 (2.25%) Groovy
18 26 (1.95%) R
19 12 (0.90%) Bourne shell
20 11 (0.82%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 206 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 144 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.14%) Degree
4 40 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.10%) RHCE
6 18 (1.35%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.97%) RHCSA
8 11 (0.82%) MCSE
8 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.60%) CCNA
10 8 (0.60%) CCNP
11 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.45%) CISSP
11 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.37%) ISEB
13 4 (0.30%) MCITP
13 4 (0.30%) MCP
13 4 (0.30%) MCSA
13 4 (0.30%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.40%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) SLA
3 9 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.22%) SDET
6 1 (0.075%) GCP
6 1 (0.075%) HL7
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 409 (30.61%) Docker
2 144 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.09%) Virtual Machines
4 61 (4.57%) Active Directory
5 42 (3.14%) vSphere
6 35 (2.62%) NFS
7 32 (2.40%) Xen
8 30 (2.25%) HDFS
9 24 (1.80%) KVM
9 24 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.65%) VMware ESX
11 16 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (1.20%) XenServer
12 15 (1.12%) vCloud
13 12 (0.90%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.90%) Hyper-V
13 12 (0.90%) iptables
13 12 (0.90%) Squid
14 9 (0.67%) Postfix
15 8 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 649 (48.58%) Puppet
2 478 (35.78%) Ansible
3 268 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
4 161 (12.05%) Terraform
5 125 (9.36%) Kubernetes
6 99 (7.41%) Nagios
7 64 (4.79%) Salt
8 39 (2.92%) HAProxy
8 39 (2.92%) logstash
8 39 (2.92%) ZABBIX
9 38 (2.84%) SELinux
10 36 (2.69%) Kibana
11 35 (2.62%) Cobbler
12 30 (2.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 28 (2.10%) Red Hat Satellite
14 24 (1.80%) Rancher
15 19 (1.42%) Graphite
15 19 (1.42%) Packer
16 18 (1.35%) SCCM
16 18 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 285 (21.33%) Red Hat
2 249 (18.64%) VMware
3 137 (10.25%) Oracle
4 65 (4.87%) IBM
4 65 (4.87%) Microsoft
5 64 (4.79%) Google
6 55 (4.12%) Splunk
7 53 (3.97%) HP
8 49 (3.67%) SaltStack
9 48 (3.59%) Atlassian
10 37 (2.77%) Veritas
11 29 (2.17%) New Relic
12 26 (1.95%) EMC
13 22 (1.65%) Hortonworks
14 20 (1.50%) Cisco
15 17 (1.27%) Sun
16 16 (1.20%) Cloudera
16 16 (1.20%) Rackspace
17 15 (1.12%) Apple
17 15 (1.12%) Citrix
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