Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 187 164
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 -16
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 572 750 1,546
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.39% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 3.40% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 503 1,033
10th Percentile £334 £351 £368
25th Percentile £391 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £575 £579 £600
90th Percentile £630 £638 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £45.75
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -27.87% +72.64%
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £29.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +59.66% -32.39% +66.04%

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 17,124 22,049 38,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.08% 40.95% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,227 15,680 27,331
10th Percentile £320 £325 £325
25th Percentile £404 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £485
Median % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £658 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 408 552
10th Percentile £17.19 £17.43 £17.50
25th Percentile £25.00 £22.92 £26.25
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £42.63
Median % change year-on-year -3.98% +3.23% +6.56%
75th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £49.30
90th Percentile £58.75 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -12 290 £508 -3.33% 155
South East +70 81 £400 -8.57% 41
North of England -8 72 £437 -12.70% 66
North West +7 53 £451 -9.80% 33
East of England +47 33 £438 -10.71% 36
South West +19 22 £525 - 38
Yorkshire -2 18 £425 -22.73% 26
Midlands -4 16 £419 -9.46% 39
West Midlands -1 10 £438 -10.26% 27
East Midlands +20 6 £388 +5.44% 12
North East +11 1 £580 +54.67% 7
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 384 (67.13%) Python
2 320 (55.94%) DevOps
3 290 (50.70%) Linux
4 221 (38.64%) AWS
5 220 (38.46%) Terraform
6 214 (37.41%) Azure
7 211 (36.89%) Docker
8 200 (34.97%) PowerShell
9 196 (34.27%) Kubernetes
10 183 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
11 180 (31.47%) Ansible
12 174 (30.42%) Git (software)
13 171 (29.90%) Jenkins
14 136 (23.78%) Java
15 128 (22.38%) Infrastructure as Code
16 122 (21.33%) Security Cleared
17 107 (18.71%) Windows
18 102 (17.83%) GitLab
19 98 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
20 94 (16.43%) Puppet
21 93 (16.26%) Finance
22 90 (15.73%) Test Automation
23 86 (15.03%) SC Cleared
24 84 (14.69%) SQL
25 81 (14.16%) Perl
26 80 (13.99%) JIRA
27 79 (13.81%) Microservices
28 78 (13.64%) JavaScript
29 74 (12.94%) Microsoft
30 66 (11.54%) Configuration Management

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 40 (6.99%) Confluence
2 31 (5.42%) Apache
3 30 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.45%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.57%) CMS
7 8 (1.40%) DNN
7 8 (1.40%) IBM Domino
8 7 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.87%) IIS
10 4 (0.70%) JBoss
11 3 (0.52%) Drupal
11 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.52%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.52%) nginx
12 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Flame
4 1 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.17%) Maya
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Magento
1 9 (1.57%) Shopify
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 221 (38.64%) AWS
2 214 (37.41%) Azure
3 63 (11.01%) GitHub
4 60 (10.49%) Serverless
5 59 (10.31%) PaaS
6 52 (9.09%) GCP
7 49 (8.57%) Amazon EKS
8 48 (8.39%) IaaS
9 40 (6.99%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (5.94%) Amazon S3
11 30 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (5.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (4.72%) Amazon ECS
12 27 (4.72%) SaaS
13 18 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (2.97%) OpenShift
15 15 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (2.45%) Route 53
17 11 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.37%) DNS
2 24 (4.20%) Firewall
3 21 (3.67%) SSL
4 18 (3.15%) HTTP
5 17 (2.97%) NAS
6 14 (2.45%) IPv4
7 13 (2.27%) Internet
7 13 (2.27%) SSH
7 13 (2.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.10%) DECT
8 12 (2.10%) FTP
8 12 (2.10%) SAN
8 12 (2.10%) VPN
8 12 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.75%) IPv6
9 10 (1.75%) Multicast
9 10 (1.75%) PPP
9 10 (1.75%) UPnP
10 9 (1.57%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.77%) MySQL
3 27 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (3.50%) Big Data
4 20 (3.50%) Tableau
5 18 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.62%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.45%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.10%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.10%) Tableau Server
9 10 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.57%) Impala
11 8 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.40%) HBase
11 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.22%) Redis
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 174 (30.42%) Git (software)
2 171 (29.90%) Jenkins
3 102 (17.83%) GitLab
4 80 (13.99%) JIRA
5 29 (5.07%) Artifactory
6 28 (4.90%) JUnit
7 27 (4.72%) Maven
8 26 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 25 (4.37%) Visual Studio
10 22 (3.85%) GDB
11 19 (3.32%) Gradle
12 18 (3.15%) Bitbucket
13 15 (2.62%) JMeter
14 13 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (2.27%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.10%) IntelliJ
16 11 (1.92%) CMake
16 11 (1.92%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.92%) Selenium
16 11 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (16.26%) Finance
2 49 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 44 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 29 (5.07%) Marketing
5 28 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 26 (4.55%) Electronics
7 19 (3.32%) Banking
8 9 (1.57%) Retail
9 8 (1.40%) Front Office
10 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.52%) Law
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Hebrew Language
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (32.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (16.78%) Developer
3 41 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
4 37 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
4 37 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (6.47%) Senior DevOps
5 34 (5.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 34 (5.94%) Software Engineer
6 33 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
6 33 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 31 (5.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 29 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (4.90%) Architect
10 23 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 21 (3.67%) Azure DevOps
12 18 (3.15%) Java Developer
13 17 (2.97%) Python Engineer
13 17 (2.97%) Tester
14 15 (2.62%) Python Software Engineer
14 15 (2.62%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.97%) Elastic Stack
1 57 (9.97%) Kafka
2 47 (8.22%) Node.js
3 44 (7.69%) JSON
4 40 (6.99%) REST
5 37 (6.47%) .NET
5 37 (6.47%) Web Services
5 37 (6.47%) YAML
6 23 (4.02%) HTML
7 21 (3.67%) React
8 18 (3.15%) CSS
8 18 (3.15%) SOAP
8 18 (3.15%) XML
9 15 (2.62%) Spring
10 12 (2.10%) Middleware
10 12 (2.10%) RESTful
11 10 (1.75%) SAML
11 10 (1.75%) Spring Boot
12 8 (1.40%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.40%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.34%) Linux Command Line
1 42 (7.34%) Public Cloud
2 34 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.72%) Cloud Native
4 25 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (3.32%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.62%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.45%) PKI
10 11 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.75%) Clustering
12 9 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
13 8 (1.40%) IVR
14 6 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (0.87%) Equities
16 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.70%) Replication
16 4 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 290 (50.70%) Linux
2 107 (18.71%) Windows
3 63 (11.01%) Unix
4 53 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (6.12%) CentOS
6 19 (3.32%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.15%) OpenWrt
8 15 (2.62%) Android
9 14 (2.45%) Solaris
10 12 (2.10%) AIX
10 12 (2.10%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.52%) Debian
12 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.52%) VMS
12 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (55.94%) DevOps
2 183 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (22.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 98 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 79 (13.81%) Microservices
7 66 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 65 (11.36%) Scrum
9 63 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (9.62%) Software Engineering
11 48 (8.39%) Kanban
12 46 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (7.52%) TDD
14 39 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
14 39 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 37 (6.47%) Infrastructure Automation
16 36 (6.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 35 (6.12%) Computer Science
18 33 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
19 32 (5.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 384 (67.13%) Python
2 200 (34.97%) PowerShell
3 136 (23.78%) Java
4 84 (14.69%) SQL
5 81 (14.16%) Perl
6 78 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 59 (10.31%) Go
8 53 (9.27%) Shell Script
9 50 (8.74%) Ruby
10 35 (6.12%) C
11 31 (5.42%) C++
12 27 (4.72%) PHP
13 26 (4.55%) C#
14 18 (3.15%) Groovy
15 12 (2.10%) AWK
15 12 (2.10%) Scala
16 10 (1.75%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.57%) Java 8
17 9 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 86 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.12%) Degree
4 16 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 14 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.75%) RHCE
8 9 (1.57%) Master's Degree
9 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.22%) CCNP
11 5 (0.87%) CCNA
12 4 (0.70%) GIAC
13 3 (0.52%) CCA
14 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.35%) HNC
14 2 (0.35%) HND
14 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.20%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) JTAG
3 4 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.35%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 211 (36.89%) Docker
2 44 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.57%) Postfix
6 9 (1.57%) qmail
7 6 (1.05%) HDFS
7 6 (1.05%) Samba
8 5 (0.87%) NFS
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.87%) vSphere
9 4 (0.70%) Firmware
9 4 (0.70%) GPFS
9 4 (0.70%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.70%) Snort
9 4 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 220 (38.46%) Terraform
2 196 (34.27%) Kubernetes
3 180 (31.47%) Ansible
4 94 (16.43%) Puppet
5 57 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (8.92%) Prometheus
7 45 (7.87%) Grafana
8 41 (7.17%) Consul
9 39 (6.82%) Kibana
10 33 (5.77%) Istio
11 31 (5.42%) Rancher
12 30 (5.24%) logstash
13 25 (4.37%) Fluentd
14 13 (2.27%) Packer
15 11 (1.92%) Nagios
16 9 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (1.22%) HP SIM
17 7 (1.22%) Icinga
17 7 (1.22%) Opsview
17 7 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.14%) VMware
3 54 (9.44%) Red Hat
4 52 (9.09%) Splunk
5 51 (8.92%) Oracle
6 34 (5.94%) AppDynamics
7 33 (5.77%) Google
8 31 (5.42%) SAP
9 19 (3.32%) IBM
9 19 (3.32%) New Relic
10 18 (3.15%) Atlassian
11 15 (2.62%) Dynatrace
12 14 (2.45%) HP
13 12 (2.10%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.75%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.40%) Remedy
15 8 (1.40%) Xerox
16 7 (1.22%) Dell
16 7 (1.22%) Fortinet
17 6 (1.05%) Qualys