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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 191 257
Rank change year-on-year +21 +66  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 632 674 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.36% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 3.50% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 449 299
Median daily rate £500 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £44.75 £56.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.44% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

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 18010 19278 19565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.89% 39.01% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12396 13442 13283
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 411 397
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.93 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 +2 414 £525 +10.52% 105
South East -13 70 £395 -5.67% 46
North West +10 37 £450 +6.44% 20
Yorkshire +13 30 £388 -18.42% 25
West Midlands +40 29 £460 +15.00% 4
East of England +4 24 £450 +4.34% 20
South West -7 16 £400 -8.30% 20
East Midlands -2 10 £375 -16.66% 5
North East +37 1 £500 +51.51% 1
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 994 (77.90%) Linux
2 867 (67.95%) Python
3 642 (50.31%) DevOps
4 572 (44.83%) Puppet
5 469 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
6 439 (34.40%) Ruby
7 438 (34.33%) Ansible
8 429 (33.62%) Git (software)
9 426 (33.39%) Java
10 407 (31.90%) Jenkins
11 403 (31.58%) Docker
11 403 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 356 (27.90%) Perl
13 348 (27.27%) Configuration Management
14 297 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 273 (21.39%) Unix
16 247 (19.36%) CentOS
17 244 (19.12%) Red Hat
18 243 (19.04%) Opscode Chef
19 238 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
20 231 (18.10%) Windows
21 223 (17.48%) Security Cleared
22 208 (16.30%) VMware
23 202 (15.83%) SQL
24 195 (15.28%) Finance
25 185 (14.50%) SC Cleared
26 176 (13.79%) Terraform
27 173 (13.56%) Maven
28 172 (13.48%) Shell Script
29 166 (13.01%) Apache

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
1 166 (13.01%) Apache
2 143 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 129 (10.11%) Elasticsearch
4 92 (7.21%) Confluence
5 75 (5.88%) nginx
6 71 (5.56%) JBoss
7 39 (3.06%) WebSphere
8 33 (2.59%) OpenStack
9 25 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (1.72%) IIS
12 21 (1.65%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.41%) CMS
14 15 (1.18%) WordPress
15 13 (1.02%) Apache Geronimo
15 13 (1.02%) Apache TomEE
16 11 (0.86%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.86%) Drupal
17 10 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Stata
2 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.078%) Actimize
4 1 (0.078%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.078%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 469 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.02%) GitHub
4 61 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (4.47%) Amazon S3
7 42 (3.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (2.98%) IaaS
9 37 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
10 34 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 27 (2.12%) PaaS
13 25 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (1.65%) SaaS
16 20 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
17 15 (1.18%) Route 53
18 14 (1.10%) Datadog
19 12 (0.94%) OpenShift
20 10 (0.78%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.74%) HTTP
2 124 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 123 (9.64%) DNS
4 112 (8.78%) Firewall
5 86 (6.74%) LDAP
6 73 (5.72%) SSL
7 49 (3.84%) SAN
8 47 (3.68%) SSH
9 34 (2.66%) Internet
10 25 (1.96%) HTTPS
11 23 (1.80%) DHCP
11 23 (1.80%) VPN
12 21 (1.65%) Wireshark
13 19 (1.49%) Network Security
14 18 (1.41%) IPsec
14 18 (1.41%) NAS
15 15 (1.18%) ICMP
16 14 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
16 14 (1.10%) SMTP
17 12 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
2 147 (11.52%) MySQL
3 115 (9.01%) Hadoop
4 106 (8.31%) Big Data
5 97 (7.60%) MongoDB
6 86 (6.74%) SQL Server
7 58 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 56 (4.39%) Apache Hive
9 55 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 55 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 35 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (2.59%) Redis
12 28 (2.19%) Oracle Database
13 26 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.80%) RDBMS
15 19 (1.49%) MariaDB
16 16 (1.25%) DB2
16 16 (1.25%) HBase
17 15 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (1.02%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 429 (33.62%) Git (software)
2 407 (31.90%) Jenkins
3 173 (13.56%) Maven
4 161 (12.62%) JIRA
5 78 (6.11%) Vagrant
6 73 (5.72%) Subversion
7 65 (5.09%) Sonatype Nexus
8 52 (4.08%) JUnit
9 47 (3.68%) TeamCity
10 43 (3.37%) Selenium
11 42 (3.29%) Artifactory
12 38 (2.98%) Bitbucket
13 36 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (2.82%) Mockito
14 34 (2.66%) Hudson
15 32 (2.51%) Cucumber
16 31 (2.43%) Ant
17 27 (2.12%) GitLab
18 23 (1.80%) SonarQube
19 21 (1.65%) WebDriver
General
1 195 (15.28%) Finance
2 88 (6.90%) Banking
3 39 (3.06%) Front Office
4 34 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.80%) Retail
7 22 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.18%) Marketing
9 11 (0.86%) Games
10 7 (0.55%) Electronics
10 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.31%) Back Office
11 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 3 (0.24%) Publishing
13 2 (0.16%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.078%) French Language
14 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 444 (34.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 178 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
3 176 (13.79%) Developer
4 154 (12.07%) AWS Engineer
5 144 (11.29%) AWS DevOps
6 126 (9.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 107 (8.39%) Administrator
8 99 (7.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 88 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 73 (5.72%) Java Developer
11 65 (5.09%) Linux Administrator
12 64 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
13 62 (4.86%) Consultant
14 61 (4.78%) Architect
15 56 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 52 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
17 47 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
17 47 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 41 (3.21%) Analyst
19 39 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (9.25%) Elastic Stack
2 114 (8.93%) Web Services
3 101 (7.92%) HTML
4 79 (6.19%) REST
5 77 (6.03%) Node.js
6 73 (5.72%) Kafka
7 68 (5.33%) CSS
8 66 (5.17%) LAMP
9 63 (4.94%) Spring
10 61 (4.78%) XML
11 60 (4.70%) LAPP Stack
12 56 (4.39%) JSON
13 48 (3.76%) .NET
14 42 (3.29%) HTML5
14 42 (3.29%) JMS
14 42 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (3.13%) Sensu
16 37 (2.90%) J2EE
17 33 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
17 33 (2.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
3 74 (5.80%) Clustering
4 64 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 50 (3.92%) Public Cloud
6 32 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.04%) Replication
8 21 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.18%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.94%) Smart Meter
12 12 (0.94%) User Experience
13 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.86%) Fintech
14 9 (0.71%) Device Driver
14 9 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 994 (77.90%) Linux
2 297 (23.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 273 (21.39%) Unix
4 247 (19.36%) CentOS
5 231 (18.10%) Windows
6 148 (11.60%) Ubuntu
7 55 (4.31%) Solaris
8 53 (4.15%) Windows Server
9 44 (3.45%) Debian
10 35 (2.74%) SUSE
11 32 (2.51%) AIX
12 24 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.49%) CoreOS
14 19 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.47%) Android
17 6 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (50.31%) DevOps
2 403 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 238 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
5 136 (10.66%) Open Source
6 130 (10.19%) Test Automation
7 115 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 99 (7.76%) Scrum
9 74 (5.80%) Microservices
10 69 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 68 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 66 (5.17%) Analytics
13 64 (5.02%) Migration
14 62 (4.86%) High Availability
15 61 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 56 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
16 56 (4.39%) SDLC
16 56 (4.39%) TDD
17 49 (3.84%) BDD
18 48 (3.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 867 (67.95%) Python
2 439 (34.40%) Ruby
3 426 (33.39%) Java
4 356 (27.90%) Perl
5 202 (15.83%) SQL
6 172 (13.48%) Shell Script
7 166 (13.01%) PowerShell
8 143 (11.21%) JavaScript
9 91 (7.13%) PHP
10 72 (5.64%) Korn
11 69 (5.41%) Go
12 63 (4.94%) C
13 56 (4.39%) C++
14 48 (3.76%) Scala
15 42 (3.29%) C#
16 32 (2.51%) Groovy
17 23 (1.80%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.57%) C-shell
19 18 (1.41%) VB
20 11 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 223 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 185 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 57 (4.47%) Degree
4 37 (2.90%) RHCE
5 26 (2.04%) CISSP
6 24 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.57%) AWS Certification
7 20 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.33%) RHCSA
9 15 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.10%) CEH
11 13 (1.02%) CREST Certified
11 13 (1.02%) GIAC
11 13 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 13 (1.02%) SANS
12 12 (0.94%) CCNP
13 11 (0.86%) CCNA
14 9 (0.71%) RHCA
15 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.19%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) SLA
3 10 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) GCP
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.078%) HL7
7 1 (0.078%) MiFID
7 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 403 (31.58%) Docker
2 112 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 31 (2.43%) KVM
7 29 (2.27%) vSphere
8 23 (1.80%) NFS
9 22 (1.72%) HDFS
9 22 (1.72%) Squid
10 20 (1.57%) vCloud
11 19 (1.49%) iptables
12 17 (1.33%) Hyper-V
13 16 (1.25%) LXC
13 16 (1.25%) Xen
14 15 (1.18%) Postfix
15 13 (1.02%) GlusterFS
16 11 (0.86%) etcd
16 11 (0.86%) flannel
17 8 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 572 (44.83%) Puppet
2 438 (34.33%) Ansible
3 243 (19.04%) Opscode Chef
4 176 (13.79%) Terraform
5 160 (12.54%) Kubernetes
6 97 (7.60%) Nagios
7 62 (4.86%) logstash
8 59 (4.62%) Kibana
9 50 (3.92%) ZABBIX
10 48 (3.76%) Graphite
11 44 (3.45%) Salt
12 38 (2.98%) HAProxy
13 32 (2.51%) Packer
13 32 (2.51%) Rancher
14 31 (2.43%) Grafana
15 30 (2.35%) SELinux
16 27 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
17 23 (1.80%) Cobbler
17 23 (1.80%) Prometheus
18 20 (1.57%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 244 (19.12%) Red Hat
2 208 (16.30%) VMware
3 137 (10.74%) Oracle
4 63 (4.94%) Splunk
5 59 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 52 (4.08%) IBM
7 43 (3.37%) Google
8 40 (3.13%) HP
9 36 (2.82%) SaltStack
10 28 (2.19%) Sybase
11 25 (1.96%) New Relic
12 24 (1.88%) AppDynamics
13 21 (1.65%) Atlassian
13 21 (1.65%) Veritas
14 20 (1.57%) Dynatrace
15 18 (1.41%) Cisco
15 18 (1.41%) Currenex
15 18 (1.41%) TIBCO
16 14 (1.10%) F5
16 14 (1.10%) NetApp
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onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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South East London
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South East London
Lorien Resourcing
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West Midlands
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City, London
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Middlesex
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London
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: From £520 to £550 per day
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London
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North West
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London
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Reigate, Surrey
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East London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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