Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 176 217
Rank change year-on-year +17 +41 +48
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,521 1,370 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.52% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.73% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,165 969 763
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £325
90th Percentile £638 £613 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £448
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.15% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.55 £35.88
90th Percentile £46.30 £46.00 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -1.33%

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 38,853 36,752 38,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.44% 40.86% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,645 25,435 26,427
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £312 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 788 984
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17.15 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -12 938 £525 +5.00% 252
North of England +82 222 £500 +18.34% 77
South East -18 178 £463 +6.32% 84
Yorkshire +52 105 £500 +16.28% 30
North West +31 104 £500 +17.65% 42
Midlands +72 91 £475 +5.56% 37
South West -3 57 £425 -7.61% 26
East Midlands +41 45 £425 +25.93% 17
West Midlands +42 40 £525 +16.67% 19
East of England -13 35 £388 +3.33% 42
North East +66 27 £625 +115.52% 5
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 1,129 (74.23%) Python
2 1,090 (71.66%) Linux
3 922 (60.62%) DevOps
4 685 (45.04%) Ansible
5 623 (40.96%) Jenkins
6 607 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
7 602 (39.58%) Docker
8 562 (36.95%) Puppet
9 552 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
10 533 (35.04%) Git (software)
11 517 (33.99%) Ruby
12 498 (32.74%) Java
13 439 (28.86%) Configuration Management
14 389 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
15 368 (24.19%) Perl
16 364 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
17 353 (23.21%) Unix
18 317 (20.84%) Terraform
19 314 (20.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 279 (18.34%) Red Hat
21 276 (18.15%) Kubernetes
22 270 (17.75%) Finance
23 261 (17.16%) Windows
24 243 (15.98%) CentOS
24 243 (15.98%) JIRA
25 223 (14.66%) Web Services
26 215 (14.14%) Security Cleared
27 214 (14.07%) SQL
28 203 (13.35%) PowerShell
29 196 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 175 (11.51%) Confluence
2 166 (10.91%) Apache
3 140 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
4 137 (9.01%) nginx
5 124 (8.15%) Tomcat
6 61 (4.01%) JBoss
7 52 (3.42%) Apache Spark
8 49 (3.22%) OpenStack
9 34 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 31 (2.04%) WebLogic
11 29 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
12 21 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 21 (1.38%) Jetty
13 19 (1.25%) Mule ESB
14 15 (0.99%) IIS
15 14 (0.92%) Mule
15 14 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.66%) CMS
18 9 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (0.92%) HipChat
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.33%) SPSS
4 3 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (0.20%) Vectorworks
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.66%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.066%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.066%) Eikon
5 1 (0.066%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 607 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 109 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
5 108 (7.10%) Amazon S3
6 90 (5.92%) GitHub
7 88 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 83 (5.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 56 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (3.48%) Route 53
11 50 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
11 50 (3.29%) Serverless
12 49 (3.22%) Slack
13 42 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
14 41 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (2.50%) PaaS
16 30 (1.97%) IaaS
17 28 (1.84%) SaaS
18 25 (1.64%) CloudFront
19 22 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (11.37%) TCP/IP
2 150 (9.86%) Firewall
3 142 (9.34%) DNS
4 137 (9.01%) HTTP
5 77 (5.06%) SSL
6 56 (3.68%) SAN
7 55 (3.62%) Internet
8 47 (3.09%) WAN
9 41 (2.70%) VPN
10 40 (2.63%) DHCP
11 31 (2.04%) LAN
12 26 (1.71%) NAS
12 26 (1.71%) SSH
13 23 (1.51%) IPsec
13 23 (1.51%) Network Security
13 23 (1.51%) OpenLDAP
14 21 (1.38%) DSL
15 20 (1.31%) FTP
16 19 (1.25%) OpenVPN
17 17 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.31%) MySQL
2 169 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 145 (9.53%) PostgreSQL
4 125 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 98 (6.44%) Hadoop
6 95 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 94 (6.18%) Amazon RDS
8 91 (5.98%) SQL Server
9 85 (5.59%) Big Data
10 65 (4.27%) RDBMS
11 57 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (3.09%) Redis
13 42 (2.76%) DB2
14 39 (2.56%) HBase
15 29 (1.91%) Apache Hive
16 28 (1.84%) Impala
16 28 (1.84%) Oracle Database
17 27 (1.78%) Blockchain
18 17 (1.12%) Data Lake
18 17 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 623 (40.96%) Jenkins
2 533 (35.04%) Git (software)
3 243 (15.98%) JIRA
4 177 (11.64%) Maven
5 133 (8.74%) TeamCity
6 130 (8.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 83 (5.46%) SonarQube
8 76 (5.00%) Subversion
9 59 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 54 (3.55%) Artifactory
11 53 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 43 (2.83%) Selenium
13 39 (2.56%) Vagrant
14 37 (2.43%) Ant
15 33 (2.17%) JUnit
16 32 (2.10%) git-flow
17 30 (1.97%) Cucumber
17 30 (1.97%) Gerrit
18 27 (1.78%) Gradle
19 19 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 270 (17.75%) Finance
2 186 (12.23%) Banking
3 41 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 39 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.50%) Front Office
6 34 (2.24%) Games
7 19 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.18%) Marketing
9 17 (1.12%) Publishing
10 15 (0.99%) Retail
11 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.79%) Electronics
13 9 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.46%) Billing
15 5 (0.33%) Law
16 4 (0.26%) Back Office
16 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.20%) Automotive
18 2 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 720 (47.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 203 (13.35%) Linux Engineer
3 202 (13.28%) AWS Engineer
4 183 (12.03%) AWS DevOps
5 174 (11.44%) Developer
6 169 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 136 (8.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 120 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 87 (5.72%) Senior DevOps
10 80 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 74 (4.87%) Administrator
12 61 (4.01%) Java Developer
13 60 (3.94%) Analyst
13 60 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
14 56 (3.68%) Consultant
15 48 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
16 45 (2.96%) Automation Engineer
17 44 (2.89%) Operations Engineer
17 44 (2.89%) WebOps Engineer
18 41 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (14.66%) Web Services
2 151 (9.93%) Elastic Stack
3 141 (9.27%) Node.js
4 84 (5.52%) REST
5 68 (4.47%) Spring
6 66 (4.34%) Kafka
6 66 (4.34%) RESTful
7 63 (4.14%) LAMP
8 55 (3.62%) LDAP
9 54 (3.55%) HTML
9 54 (3.55%) JSON
10 48 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
11 46 (3.02%) .NET
11 46 (3.02%) J2EE
12 45 (2.96%) ActiveMQ
12 45 (2.96%) XML
13 41 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
14 39 (2.56%) AngularJS
15 37 (2.43%) CSS
15 37 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (6.11%) Clustering
3 76 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 70 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 70 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
5 46 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.83%) Replication
7 39 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (1.58%) Fintech
10 23 (1.51%) Device Driver
10 23 (1.51%) iPad
11 22 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.38%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.05%) Derivative
15 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.92%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.79%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,090 (71.66%) Linux
2 353 (23.21%) Unix
3 314 (20.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 261 (17.16%) Windows
5 243 (15.98%) CentOS
6 103 (6.77%) Ubuntu
7 55 (3.62%) Windows Server
8 54 (3.55%) Solaris
9 33 (2.17%) CoreOS
10 31 (2.04%) AIX
10 31 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (1.78%) Debian
12 24 (1.58%) SUSE
13 21 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (1.18%) Windows 7
15 17 (1.12%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (0.72%) HPUX
18 8 (0.53%) Android
19 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (60.62%) DevOps
2 552 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (28.86%) Configuration Management
4 364 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
5 196 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 163 (10.72%) Scrum
7 150 (9.86%) Open Source
8 137 (9.01%) Microservices
9 132 (8.68%) Test Automation
10 119 (7.82%) Load Balancing
11 97 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 82 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 77 (5.06%) Migration
14 74 (4.87%) Software Engineering
15 71 (4.67%) TDD
16 70 (4.60%) Coaching
17 68 (4.47%) User Stories
18 67 (4.40%) ITIL
19 60 (3.94%) Kanban
20 59 (3.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1,129 (74.23%) Python
2 517 (33.99%) Ruby
3 498 (32.74%) Java
4 368 (24.19%) Perl
5 214 (14.07%) SQL
6 203 (13.35%) PowerShell
7 175 (11.51%) Groovy
8 138 (9.07%) JavaScript
9 134 (8.81%) Shell Script
10 130 (8.55%) PHP
11 102 (6.71%) Go
12 100 (6.57%) Korn
13 83 (5.46%) Scala
14 70 (4.60%) C#
15 45 (2.96%) C++
16 26 (1.71%) C
17 22 (1.45%) C-shell
18 17 (1.12%) AWK
19 16 (1.05%) sed
19 16 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 215 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 147 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 72 (4.73%) Degree
4 36 (2.37%) AWS Certification
5 23 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.31%) RHCE
7 18 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.12%) CISSP
9 14 (0.92%) CISM
9 14 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (0.59%) CCSP
13 8 (0.53%) CCNA
14 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.39%) CREST Certified
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.26%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.26%) RHCT
16 3 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.16%) QA
2 21 (1.38%) GCP
3 19 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.72%) MiFID
5 10 (0.66%) SLA
6 9 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.33%) AS 2805
7 5 (0.33%) GDPR
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.26%) EMIR
9 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.066%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 602 (39.58%) Docker
2 96 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 44 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 36 (2.37%) Xen
7 35 (2.30%) HDFS
8 33 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.91%) Samba
10 27 (1.78%) vCloud
11 23 (1.51%) Apache Flume
11 23 (1.51%) Squid
12 18 (1.18%) Postfix
13 16 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (1.05%) KVM
14 14 (0.92%) vSphere
15 12 (0.79%) Firmware
16 11 (0.72%) NFS
16 11 (0.72%) VMware NSX
17 10 (0.66%) etcd
Systems Management
1 685 (45.04%) Ansible
2 562 (36.95%) Puppet
3 389 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
4 317 (20.84%) Terraform
5 276 (18.15%) Kubernetes
6 112 (7.36%) Kibana
6 112 (7.36%) logstash
7 98 (6.44%) Nagios
8 78 (5.13%) Grafana
9 65 (4.27%) ZABBIX
10 46 (3.02%) Packer
11 45 (2.96%) Prometheus
12 44 (2.89%) HAProxy
13 43 (2.83%) Icinga
14 41 (2.70%) Salt
15 36 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
16 34 (2.24%) Rancher
17 32 (2.10%) Consul
18 31 (2.04%) Mesos
18 31 (2.04%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 279 (18.34%) Red Hat
2 179 (11.77%) Splunk
3 178 (11.70%) VMware
4 171 (11.24%) Oracle
5 72 (4.73%) Atlassian
6 60 (3.94%) Cisco
6 60 (3.94%) Google
7 46 (3.02%) Microsoft
8 39 (2.56%) SaltStack
9 35 (2.30%) New Relic
10 32 (2.10%) AppDynamics
10 32 (2.10%) IBM
11 30 (1.97%) F5
11 30 (1.97%) HP
12 29 (1.91%) Cloudera
13 26 (1.71%) ServiceNow
14 25 (1.64%) Hortonworks
15 23 (1.51%) Juniper
16 20 (1.31%) NetApp
16 20 (1.31%) Rackspace