Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 165 164
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 948 1,590 1,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.74% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.90% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 1,055 1,170
England median daily rate £509 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £360 £368 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £505 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.23 £29.00
90th Percentile £51.30 £51.25 £46.30
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

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 27,160 40,820 38,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.09% 44.70% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,845 28,935 27,691
England median daily rate £480 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 602 702
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £17.70 £16.76
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.48
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.73% +5.48% -

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 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 -37 465 £550 +2.33% 234
North of England -10 166 £500 +4.71% 102
South East +24 123 £500 +11.11% 72
South West +6 93 £475 - 59
Yorkshire +10 78 £525 +20.69% 41
North West -2 70 £500 -7.19% 51
Midlands +47 62 £448 +11.88% 40
West Midlands +48 42 £488 +3.72% 33
East of England +7 35 £550 +22.22% 45
East Midlands +33 19 £368 -8.13% 7
North East -8 18 £364 -30.38% 10
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 660 (69.62%) Python
2 562 (59.28%) Linux
3 481 (50.74%) DevOps
4 383 (40.40%) AWS
5 352 (37.13%) Docker
6 337 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
7 328 (34.60%) Git (software)
8 294 (31.01%) Jenkins
8 294 (31.01%) Ansible
9 271 (28.59%) Terraform
10 266 (28.06%) PowerShell
11 252 (26.58%) Java
12 248 (26.16%) Azure
13 246 (25.95%) Kubernetes
14 243 (25.63%) Puppet
15 217 (22.89%) Windows
16 213 (22.47%) Configuration Management
17 201 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
18 198 (20.89%) Ruby
19 189 (19.94%) Security Cleared
20 158 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
21 156 (16.46%) Unix
22 148 (15.61%) Perl
22 148 (15.61%) SQL
23 146 (15.40%) Infrastructure as Code
24 137 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 126 (13.29%) Finance
26 122 (12.87%) JIRA
27 116 (12.24%) Test Automation
28 111 (11.71%) SC Cleared

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 54 (5.70%) Confluence
2 49 (5.17%) Apache
3 41 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (3.69%) nginx
5 34 (3.59%) Apache Spark
6 32 (3.38%) OpenStack
7 21 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.00%) JBoss
9 15 (1.58%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.16%) CMS
10 11 (1.16%) IIS
11 10 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.74%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.53%) DataSynapse
15 5 (0.53%) Drupal
15 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.32%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 383 (40.40%) AWS
2 248 (26.16%) Azure
3 79 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 78 (8.23%) GCP
5 71 (7.49%) GitHub
6 68 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
7 63 (6.65%) PaaS
8 56 (5.91%) Serverless
9 46 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 44 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
11 43 (4.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 43 (4.54%) Amazon S3
11 43 (4.54%) Datadog
12 40 (4.22%) IaaS
13 37 (3.90%) OpenShift
14 31 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 23 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (2.43%) Route 53
16 22 (2.32%) CloudFront
16 22 (2.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.28%) DNS
2 62 (6.54%) Firewall
3 55 (5.80%) VPN
4 51 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 48 (5.06%) HTTP
6 29 (3.06%) SSH
7 25 (2.64%) SSL
8 24 (2.53%) Network Security
9 23 (2.43%) Internet
10 18 (1.90%) DHCP
11 13 (1.37%) HTTPS
12 10 (1.05%) FTP
12 10 (1.05%) Kerberos
12 10 (1.05%) MQTT
12 10 (1.05%) SMTP
13 9 (0.95%) SAN
14 6 (0.63%) IPsec
15 5 (0.53%) LAN
15 5 (0.53%) VoIP
15 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.23%) MySQL
2 73 (7.70%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (6.22%) Big Data
4 56 (5.91%) SQL Server
5 52 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 43 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
7 41 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 35 (3.69%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 22 (2.32%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 21 (2.22%) HBase
12 20 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.90%) Flink
14 16 (1.69%) Data Lake
14 16 (1.69%) Redis
15 15 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 328 (34.60%) Git (software)
2 294 (31.01%) Jenkins
3 122 (12.87%) JIRA
4 72 (7.59%) GitLab
5 54 (5.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 40 (4.22%) Bitbucket
6 40 (4.22%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.90%) JUnit
8 29 (3.06%) SonarQube
8 29 (3.06%) Vagrant
9 28 (2.95%) Artifactory
10 27 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (2.64%) Spock
12 24 (2.53%) Selenium
13 21 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (1.79%) Subversion
15 16 (1.69%) CircleCI
15 16 (1.69%) Gradle
16 15 (1.58%) Maven
16 15 (1.58%) Travis CI
General
1 126 (13.29%) Finance
2 67 (7.07%) Public Sector
3 31 (3.27%) Marketing
4 26 (2.74%) Banking
5 22 (2.32%) Retail
6 17 (1.79%) Electronics
6 17 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.42%) Law
9 3 (0.32%) Advertising
9 3 (0.32%) Automotive
9 3 (0.32%) Back Office
9 3 (0.32%) International Banking
9 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.21%) Games
10 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 284 (29.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 148 (15.61%) Developer
3 85 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
4 75 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 55 (5.80%) AWS DevOps
6 52 (5.49%) Administrator
7 51 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 49 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
9 47 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
10 45 (4.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 42 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
12 41 (4.32%) Senior Developer
13 36 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
14 34 (3.59%) Java Developer
15 33 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
16 31 (3.27%) Architect
16 31 (3.27%) Python Developer
17 28 (2.95%) Consultant
18 26 (2.74%) Automation Engineer
18 26 (2.74%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.55%) Node.js
2 91 (9.60%) JSON
3 73 (7.70%) Elastic Stack
4 70 (7.38%) REST
5 63 (6.65%) Web Services
6 61 (6.43%) RESTful
7 57 (6.01%) CSS
7 57 (6.01%) XML
8 54 (5.70%) HTML
9 51 (5.38%) Spring
10 45 (4.75%) Kafka
10 45 (4.75%) LDAP
11 42 (4.43%) .NET
12 40 (4.22%) SOAP
13 39 (4.11%) AngularJS
13 39 (4.11%) React
14 32 (3.38%) Spring Boot
15 29 (3.06%) OpenID
16 28 (2.95%) SAML
17 23 (2.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.96%) Linux Command Line
1 66 (6.96%) Public Cloud
2 63 (6.65%) Data Centre
3 49 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.11%) PKI
5 30 (3.16%) User Experience
6 25 (2.64%) Private Cloud
7 19 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.58%) Clustering
9 13 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 13 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.74%) Replication
14 6 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 562 (59.28%) Linux
2 217 (22.89%) Windows
3 156 (16.46%) Unix
4 137 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (8.33%) CentOS
6 56 (5.91%) Ubuntu
7 48 (5.06%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (1.37%) VMS
11 12 (1.27%) SUSE
12 11 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 11 (1.16%) Solaris
13 10 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.95%) Android
15 7 (0.74%) Debian
15 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (50.74%) DevOps
2 337 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (22.47%) Configuration Management
4 201 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
5 146 (15.40%) Infrastructure as Code
6 116 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 92 (9.70%) Migration
8 87 (9.18%) Scrum
9 85 (8.97%) Open Source
10 83 (8.76%) Microservices
11 80 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (8.44%) Software Engineering
12 73 (7.70%) ITIL
13 69 (7.28%) Kanban
14 66 (6.96%) TDD
15 53 (5.59%) Analytics
16 52 (5.49%) Task Automation
17 50 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
17 50 (5.27%) Infrastructure Automation
18 44 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 660 (69.62%) Python
2 266 (28.06%) PowerShell
3 252 (26.58%) Java
4 198 (20.89%) Ruby
5 148 (15.61%) Perl
5 148 (15.61%) SQL
6 101 (10.65%) JavaScript
7 88 (9.28%) Go
8 72 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 53 (5.59%) C++
10 50 (5.27%) C
11 34 (3.59%) Groovy
12 29 (3.06%) Java 8
13 28 (2.95%) PHP
14 24 (2.53%) ES6
14 24 (2.53%) Scala
15 20 (2.11%) C#
16 18 (1.90%) Korn
17 15 (1.58%) Kotlin
18 13 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 111 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.96%) DV Cleared
4 35 (3.69%) Degree
5 19 (2.00%) AWS Certification
6 16 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.48%) DBS Check
8 13 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.27%) RHCE
10 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.74%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.53%) MCSA
13 4 (0.42%) CEH
13 4 (0.42%) GCIH
13 4 (0.42%) SANS
14 3 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (0.32%) GCFA
14 3 (0.32%) GCIA
14 3 (0.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.80%) QA
2 14 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.27%) NIST
4 10 (1.05%) NCSC
4 10 (1.05%) SLA
5 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.11%) PMO
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 352 (37.13%) Docker
2 76 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 41 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (3.59%) Hyper-V
6 19 (2.00%) HDFS
7 15 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.48%) KVM
9 12 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (1.27%) VirtualBox
10 10 (1.05%) NFS
10 10 (1.05%) vSphere
11 6 (0.63%) Xen
11 6 (0.63%) zsh
12 5 (0.53%) iptables
12 5 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.42%) Firmware
13 4 (0.42%) vCloud
13 4 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 294 (31.01%) Ansible
2 271 (28.59%) Terraform
3 246 (25.95%) Kubernetes
4 243 (25.63%) Puppet
5 158 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (5.06%) Salt
7 39 (4.11%) Packer
8 32 (3.38%) Nagios
9 30 (3.16%) logstash
10 22 (2.32%) Kibana
11 21 (2.22%) Prometheus
12 20 (2.11%) Grafana
13 18 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
14 17 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 17 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
14 17 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 17 (1.79%) Suricata
15 16 (1.69%) HAProxy
16 15 (1.58%) Consul
Vendors
1 111 (11.71%) Red Hat
2 106 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 94 (9.92%) VMware
4 85 (8.97%) Oracle
5 80 (8.44%) Splunk
6 66 (6.96%) Google
7 31 (3.27%) New Relic
8 29 (3.06%) Atlassian
9 26 (2.74%) Tableau
10 25 (2.64%) ServiceNow
11 21 (2.22%) Hortonworks
12 19 (2.00%) SAP
13 18 (1.90%) AppDynamics
13 18 (1.90%) Qualys
14 16 (1.69%) IBM
15 12 (1.27%) Apple
16 11 (1.16%) Cisco
16 11 (1.16%) Coverity
16 11 (1.16%) Dynatrace
17 10 (1.05%) SolarWinds