Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 173 209
Rank change year-on-year +30 +36 +51
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,756 1,278 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.90% 1.51% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 3.70% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,255 916 802
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £378 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -21.90% +61.54%
10th Percentile £20.25 £23.75 £33.81
90th Percentile £73.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% -21.90% +61.54%

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 40,146 34,522 37,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.35% 40.88% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,244 23,817 26,035
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 762 905
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.43 £17.05 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.43 £52.99 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018. 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 -6 1,012 £525 +5.00% 262
North of England +92 275 £450 +5.88% 93
South East +16 215 £475 +9.20% 76
North West +55 123 £475 +11.76% 45
Midlands +53 122 £475 +0.42% 41
Yorkshire +25 113 £450 +4.35% 37
South West +28 77 £450 -1.64% 36
East Midlands +70 73 £425 +21.43% 19
East of England +10 53 £425 +4.94% 42
North East +56 42 £375 -12.79% 11
West Midlands -9 42 £525 +10.53% 22
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 1,307 (74.43%) Python
2 1,293 (73.63%) Linux
3 1,089 (62.02%) DevOps
4 787 (44.82%) Ansible
5 733 (41.74%) Docker
6 728 (41.46%) Jenkins
7 716 (40.77%) Amazon AWS
8 640 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
9 632 (35.99%) Git (software)
10 619 (35.25%) Puppet
11 581 (33.09%) Ruby
12 522 (29.73%) Java
13 475 (27.05%) Configuration Management
14 414 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
15 410 (23.35%) Perl
16 402 (22.89%) Unix
17 394 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
18 387 (22.04%) Kubernetes
19 382 (21.75%) Terraform
20 338 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 315 (17.94%) Windows
22 307 (17.48%) Red Hat
23 299 (17.03%) Finance
24 259 (14.75%) SQL
25 256 (14.58%) CentOS
26 250 (14.24%) PowerShell
27 245 (13.95%) MySQL
28 237 (13.50%) Security Cleared
28 237 (13.50%) JIRA
29 225 (12.81%) MongoDB

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
1 198 (11.28%) Apache
2 194 (11.05%) nginx
3 155 (8.83%) Confluence
4 134 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
5 117 (6.66%) Tomcat
6 76 (4.33%) Apache Spark
7 56 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 51 (2.90%) OpenStack
9 43 (2.45%) JBoss
9 43 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.65%) Mule ESB
10 29 (1.65%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.37%) Jetty
12 22 (1.25%) Mule
13 19 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (0.91%) IIS
15 15 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.74%) CMS
18 9 (0.51%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (1.03%) HipChat
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.28%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (0.28%) Vectorworks
5 4 (0.23%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) Weka
7 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.57%) Magento
3 7 (0.40%) Endur
4 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.28%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.057%) Eikon
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.057%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.057%) RMDS
6 1 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 716 (40.77%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (12.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (7.92%) GitHub
4 115 (6.55%) Serverless
5 114 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
5 114 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
6 103 (5.87%) Amazon S3
7 102 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 92 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 85 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 75 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
11 70 (3.99%) PaaS
11 70 (3.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 69 (3.93%) Route 53
13 48 (2.73%) CloudFront
14 35 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
15 31 (1.77%) Datadog
15 31 (1.77%) IaaS
16 25 (1.42%) Akamai
17 21 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 166 (9.45%) TCP/IP
2 145 (8.26%) Firewall
3 142 (8.09%) DNS
4 94 (5.35%) SSL
5 88 (5.01%) HTTP
6 86 (4.90%) Internet
7 48 (2.73%) SSH
8 42 (2.39%) SAN
9 32 (1.82%) DSL
10 28 (1.59%) VPN
11 27 (1.54%) Kerberos
12 23 (1.31%) FTP
13 22 (1.25%) WAN
14 20 (1.14%) DHCP
15 18 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
16 17 (0.97%) LAN
16 17 (0.97%) NAS
16 17 (0.97%) SMTP
17 13 (0.74%) iSCSI
17 13 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.95%) MySQL
2 225 (12.81%) MongoDB
3 221 (12.59%) PostgreSQL
4 144 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 124 (7.06%) Big Data
6 123 (7.00%) NoSQL
7 107 (6.09%) SQL Server
8 104 (5.92%) Relational Database
9 75 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
10 60 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (3.19%) RDBMS
12 51 (2.90%) HBase
13 43 (2.45%) Apache Hive
14 42 (2.39%) Redis
15 40 (2.28%) Impala
16 35 (1.99%) DB2
17 34 (1.94%) Oracle Database
18 33 (1.88%) Blockchain
19 31 (1.77%) Data Lake
20 27 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 728 (41.46%) Jenkins
2 632 (35.99%) Git (software)
3 237 (13.50%) JIRA
4 145 (8.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 126 (7.18%) Maven
6 107 (6.09%) TeamCity
7 105 (5.98%) Artifactory
8 75 (4.27%) Subversion
9 69 (3.93%) SonarQube
10 58 (3.30%) Vagrant
11 54 (3.08%) GitLab
12 53 (3.02%) Bitbucket
12 53 (3.02%) Gradle
13 51 (2.90%) Gerrit
14 50 (2.85%) Selenium
15 41 (2.33%) Ant
16 36 (2.05%) JUnit
17 31 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (1.77%) Cucumber
18 26 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 299 (17.03%) Finance
2 179 (10.19%) Banking
3 50 (2.85%) Games
4 41 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 31 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 30 (1.71%) Front Office
7 26 (1.48%) Marketing
8 24 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.14%) Back Office
9 20 (1.14%) Retail
10 16 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.80%) Electronics
11 14 (0.80%) Legal
12 9 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.46%) Automotive
13 8 (0.46%) Publishing
14 6 (0.34%) French Language
15 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.23%) Advertising
17 3 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 836 (47.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 235 (13.38%) Developer
3 233 (13.27%) AWS Engineer
4 214 (12.19%) AWS DevOps
5 197 (11.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 158 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
7 119 (6.78%) Senior DevOps
8 112 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 110 (6.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 107 (6.09%) Administrator
11 97 (5.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 85 (4.84%) Java Developer
12 85 (4.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 83 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
14 73 (4.16%) Analyst
15 72 (4.10%) Consultant
16 70 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
17 68 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
18 64 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 63 (3.59%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (12.30%) Web Services
2 196 (11.16%) Elastic Stack
3 174 (9.91%) Node.js
4 107 (6.09%) Kafka
5 98 (5.58%) RESTful
6 88 (5.01%) Spring
7 87 (4.95%) LEMP Stack
8 84 (4.78%) XML
9 80 (4.56%) REST
10 72 (4.10%) JSON
11 69 (3.93%) AngularJS
12 67 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
13 61 (3.47%) SOAP
14 60 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
15 59 (3.36%) HTML
15 59 (3.36%) Sensu
16 53 (3.02%) LAMP
17 47 (2.68%) React
18 43 (2.45%) LDAP
19 37 (2.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
2 114 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (3.59%) Clustering
3 63 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (3.59%) iPad
4 61 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 50 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 45 (2.56%) Replication
7 39 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 38 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.82%) Cloud Native
10 30 (1.71%) Fintech
11 29 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (1.42%) Device Driver
12 25 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.20%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.14%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.80%) Grid Computing
16 13 (0.74%) CMDB
16 13 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,293 (73.63%) Linux
2 402 (22.89%) Unix
3 338 (19.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 315 (17.94%) Windows
5 256 (14.58%) CentOS
6 138 (7.86%) Ubuntu
7 66 (3.76%) Solaris
8 45 (2.56%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.94%) Debian
10 33 (1.88%) CoreOS
11 31 (1.77%) Windows 7
12 30 (1.71%) AIX
13 29 (1.65%) Windows 10
14 24 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (1.14%) SUSE
15 20 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (0.91%) HPUX
17 15 (0.85%) Android
18 12 (0.68%) Mac OS X
19 11 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,089 (62.02%) DevOps
2 640 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 475 (27.05%) Configuration Management
4 394 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
5 212 (12.07%) Open Source
6 176 (10.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 167 (9.51%) Deployment Automation
8 157 (8.94%) Microservices
9 155 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
10 154 (8.77%) Scrum
11 150 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 123 (7.00%) TDD
13 122 (6.95%) Migration
14 119 (6.78%) E-Commerce
15 100 (5.69%) Load Balancing
16 76 (4.33%) Software Engineering
17 75 (4.27%) Analytics
18 74 (4.21%) High Availability
19 67 (3.82%) Task Automation
20 65 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,307 (74.43%) Python
2 581 (33.09%) Ruby
3 522 (29.73%) Java
4 410 (23.35%) Perl
5 259 (14.75%) SQL
6 250 (14.24%) PowerShell
7 196 (11.16%) JavaScript
8 175 (9.97%) Groovy
9 157 (8.94%) Shell Script
10 130 (7.40%) PHP
11 105 (5.98%) Scala
12 89 (5.07%) C++
13 84 (4.78%) Go
14 71 (4.04%) Korn
15 63 (3.59%) C#
16 57 (3.25%) C
17 51 (2.90%) Java 8
18 24 (1.37%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 20 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 237 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 183 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 76 (4.33%) Degree
4 49 (2.79%) AWS Certification
5 29 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 22 (1.25%) RHCE
8 14 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.74%) CISSP
10 10 (0.57%) CISM
11 8 (0.46%) MySQL Certification
12 7 (0.40%) CCNA
12 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (0.28%) CCSP
14 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.28%) PMP
14 5 (0.28%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.39%) GCP
2 38 (2.16%) QA
3 12 (0.68%) MiFID
4 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.34%) SLA
8 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.28%) EMIR
8 5 (0.28%) GDPR
8 5 (0.28%) TickIT
9 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 733 (41.74%) Docker
2 97 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 53 (3.02%) HDFS
5 50 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (1.54%) Apache Flume
7 27 (1.54%) Xen
8 24 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (1.14%) vSphere
10 19 (1.08%) NFS
11 18 (1.03%) vCloud
12 17 (0.97%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
14 15 (0.85%) etcd
15 14 (0.80%) KVM
15 14 (0.80%) LXC
16 13 (0.74%) flannel
16 13 (0.74%) Squid
17 12 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 787 (44.82%) Ansible
2 619 (35.25%) Puppet
3 414 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
4 387 (22.04%) Kubernetes
5 382 (21.75%) Terraform
6 122 (6.95%) Kibana
7 121 (6.89%) logstash
8 113 (6.44%) Nagios
9 107 (6.09%) Grafana
10 89 (5.07%) HAProxy
11 79 (4.50%) Packer
12 58 (3.30%) Prometheus
13 51 (2.90%) Salt
14 45 (2.56%) ZABBIX
15 41 (2.33%) Rancher
16 39 (2.22%) Mesos
17 37 (2.11%) Icinga
18 35 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
19 34 (1.94%) Galera Cluster
20 33 (1.88%) Consul
Vendors
1 307 (17.48%) Red Hat
2 203 (11.56%) Splunk
3 174 (9.91%) Oracle
4 153 (8.71%) VMware
5 104 (5.92%) Atlassian
6 98 (5.58%) Google
7 74 (4.21%) Microsoft
8 68 (3.87%) Hortonworks
9 67 (3.82%) New Relic
10 62 (3.53%) SaltStack
11 56 (3.19%) AppDynamics
12 53 (3.02%) IBM
13 51 (2.90%) Cloudera
14 32 (1.82%) ServiceNow
15 26 (1.48%) Cisco
15 26 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
16 24 (1.37%) MapR
17 23 (1.31%) HP
17 23 (1.31%) NetApp
17 23 (1.31%) Rackspace