Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 163 173
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +27
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,226 1,601 1,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.71% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 3.82% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 1,101 983
England median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £325
90th Percentile £688 £645 £613
UK median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.29 £31.05
90th Percentile £51.70 £73.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +8.13%

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 33,068 41,937 37,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.36% 44.91% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,169 29,727 26,523
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £308
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 600 655 745
England median hourly rate £44.53 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.20 £17.35 £16.30
90th Percentile £55.55 £52.50 £53.45
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 -18 658 £550 +3.04% 199
North of England +23 192 £450 +1.12% 78
South East +9 181 £475 +5.56% 79
South West +11 102 £455 -4.21% 55
North West +54 94 £438 -14.63% 44
Yorkshire +16 71 £459 +3.09% 28
Midlands +29 48 £375 -8.54% 33
East of England -15 42 £400 -5.88% 66
West Midlands +36 29 £375 -28.57% 19
North East -12 27 £495 +23.75% 6
East Midlands +13 19 £400 - 14
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 914 (74.55%) Python
2 830 (67.70%) Linux
3 679 (55.38%) DevOps
4 531 (43.31%) AWS
5 467 (38.09%) Jenkins
6 433 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
7 429 (34.99%) Ansible
7 429 (34.99%) Docker
8 404 (32.95%) Git (software)
9 359 (29.28%) Terraform
10 327 (26.67%) Puppet
11 291 (23.74%) Kubernetes
12 290 (23.65%) Java
13 283 (23.08%) PowerShell
14 280 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
15 269 (21.94%) Windows
16 262 (21.37%) Configuration Management
17 258 (21.04%) Ruby
18 245 (19.98%) Azure
19 219 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 217 (17.70%) Finance
21 212 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
22 199 (16.23%) Perl
23 194 (15.82%) JIRA
23 194 (15.82%) Security Cleared
24 190 (15.50%) Red Hat
25 181 (14.76%) SQL
26 178 (14.52%) Infrastructure as Code
27 162 (13.21%) Unix
28 145 (11.83%) JavaScript

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
1 117 (9.54%) Apache
2 94 (7.67%) Confluence
3 61 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (4.98%) nginx
4 44 (3.59%) OpenStack
5 42 (3.43%) Apache Spark
5 42 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 41 (3.34%) JBoss
7 24 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 19 (1.55%) IIS
9 18 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
11 11 (0.90%) Drupal
12 10 (0.82%) Jetty
12 10 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.73%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.65%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.65%) Hyperledger
14 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 9 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (0.65%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.49%) Magento
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.24%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.082%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 531 (43.31%) AWS
2 245 (19.98%) Azure
3 136 (11.09%) GCP
4 132 (10.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 110 (8.97%) GitHub
6 107 (8.73%) Amazon S3
7 105 (8.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 104 (8.48%) Amazon EC2
9 98 (7.99%) Serverless
10 79 (6.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 78 (6.36%) PaaS
12 77 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
13 66 (5.38%) Datadog
14 60 (4.89%) Route 53
15 54 (4.40%) OpenShift
16 52 (4.24%) CloudFront
17 51 (4.16%) Amazon ECS
18 43 (3.51%) IaaS
19 36 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
20 35 (2.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.04%) Firewall
2 67 (5.46%) DNS
2 67 (5.46%) HTTP
3 47 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.51%) Internet
4 43 (3.51%) VPN
5 38 (3.10%) SSH
6 21 (1.71%) SSL
7 20 (1.63%) HTTPS
8 17 (1.39%) DHCP
8 17 (1.39%) SMTP
8 17 (1.39%) VoIP
9 14 (1.14%) Network Security
10 11 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.73%) FTP
11 9 (0.73%) NAS
11 9 (0.73%) SAN
11 9 (0.73%) VLAN
11 9 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (10.77%) MySQL
2 95 (7.75%) Big Data
3 76 (6.20%) Amazon RDS
4 64 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 63 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 54 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 47 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 38 (3.10%) Redis
11 32 (2.61%) Relational Database
12 31 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.88%) DB2
14 22 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
16 17 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 16 (1.31%) BigQuery
17 16 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 467 (38.09%) Jenkins
2 404 (32.95%) Git (software)
3 194 (15.82%) JIRA
4 88 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
5 59 (4.81%) GitLab
6 49 (4.00%) Vagrant
7 48 (3.92%) Selenium
8 42 (3.43%) Bitbucket
9 41 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 41 (3.34%) SonarQube
10 36 (2.94%) Gradle
11 35 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 31 (2.53%) CircleCI
13 28 (2.28%) TeamCity
14 27 (2.20%) Maven
15 18 (1.47%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.39%) Artifactory
16 17 (1.39%) Subversion
17 14 (1.14%) Hudson
17 14 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 217 (17.70%) Finance
2 49 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 48 (3.92%) Banking
4 30 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.12%) Marketing
5 26 (2.12%) Retail
6 13 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.73%) Electronics
11 6 (0.49%) Legal
12 5 (0.41%) Advertising
12 5 (0.41%) International Banking
12 5 (0.41%) Law
12 5 (0.41%) Publishing
13 4 (0.33%) Front Office
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Back Office
15 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 444 (36.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 155 (12.64%) Developer
3 124 (10.11%) AWS Engineer
4 122 (9.95%) Cloud Engineer
5 91 (7.42%) AWS DevOps
6 84 (6.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 68 (5.55%) Administrator
8 63 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
9 55 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
10 51 (4.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 45 (3.67%) Consultant
12 42 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
13 40 (3.26%) Architect
13 40 (3.26%) Python Developer
14 38 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (3.02%) Data Engineer
15 37 (3.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 34 (2.77%) Automation Engineer
16 34 (2.77%) Software Engineer
17 33 (2.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (9.62%) Node.js
2 115 (9.38%) JSON
3 85 (6.93%) Web Services
4 84 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
5 66 (5.38%) Kafka
6 58 (4.73%) .NET
7 56 (4.57%) XML
8 53 (4.32%) REST
9 42 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
9 42 (3.43%) RESTful
10 36 (2.94%) HTML
11 35 (2.85%) Middleware
12 33 (2.69%) Spring
13 31 (2.53%) jQuery
14 30 (2.45%) React
15 29 (2.37%) Django
16 28 (2.28%) CSS
16 28 (2.28%) Flask
16 28 (2.28%) Swagger
17 26 (2.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.22%) Linux Command Line
2 78 (6.36%) Public Cloud
3 76 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 74 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.43%) Cloud Native
6 36 (2.94%) PKI
7 35 (2.85%) Clustering
8 23 (1.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 22 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (1.71%) User Experience
11 17 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.82%) Grid Computing
15 10 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 830 (67.70%) Linux
2 269 (21.94%) Windows
3 219 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 162 (13.21%) Unix
5 131 (10.69%) CentOS
6 60 (4.89%) Ubuntu
7 42 (3.43%) Windows Server
8 39 (3.18%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.88%) Android
10 21 (1.71%) Mac OS
11 17 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.31%) VMS
13 15 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.14%) Solaris
14 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (1.06%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.90%) AIX
16 11 (0.90%) Debian
17 9 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (55.38%) DevOps
2 433 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (21.37%) Configuration Management
4 212 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
5 178 (14.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 142 (11.58%) Scrum
7 122 (9.95%) Migration
8 113 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
9 111 (9.05%) Test Automation
10 108 (8.81%) Kanban
11 103 (8.40%) Open Source
11 103 (8.40%) Software Engineering
12 89 (7.26%) ITIL
13 86 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 86 (7.01%) TDD
14 81 (6.61%) Microservices
15 77 (6.28%) Analytics
16 70 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 68 (5.55%) Infrastructure Automation
18 59 (4.81%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 914 (74.55%) Python
2 290 (23.65%) Java
3 283 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 258 (21.04%) Ruby
5 199 (16.23%) Perl
6 181 (14.76%) SQL
7 145 (11.83%) JavaScript
8 139 (11.34%) Shell Script
9 91 (7.42%) Go
10 80 (6.53%) PHP
11 56 (4.57%) C++
12 53 (4.32%) Groovy
13 47 (3.83%) C#
13 47 (3.83%) Scala
14 40 (3.26%) C
15 34 (2.77%) Korn
16 20 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.22%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.14%) Java 8
19 13 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 194 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 100 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.00%) Degree
4 45 (3.67%) AWS Certification
5 42 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 32 (2.61%) RHCE
7 17 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.90%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.82%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (0.65%) GCFA
11 8 (0.65%) GCIA
11 8 (0.65%) GCIH
11 8 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (0.65%) OSCP
11 8 (0.65%) SSCP
12 7 (0.57%) CCNP
12 7 (0.57%) CEH
12 7 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.61%) QA
2 14 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (1.14%) NIST
3 12 (0.98%) SLA
4 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.24%) NCSC
7 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.16%) GDPR
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.082%) PSD2
System Software
1 429 (34.99%) Docker
2 85 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.57%) Active Directory
4 41 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.22%) VirtualBox
8 13 (1.06%) vSphere
9 12 (0.98%) KVM
10 10 (0.82%) Snort
11 9 (0.73%) HDFS
12 8 (0.65%) NFS
12 8 (0.65%) oVirt
12 8 (0.65%) vCloud
12 8 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.65%) Xen
13 7 (0.57%) LXC
14 6 (0.49%) Samba
15 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 429 (34.99%) Ansible
2 359 (29.28%) Terraform
3 327 (26.67%) Puppet
4 291 (23.74%) Kubernetes
5 280 (22.84%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (5.55%) Salt
7 65 (5.30%) Packer
8 37 (3.02%) Consul
8 37 (3.02%) Grafana
9 31 (2.53%) Nagios
10 28 (2.28%) Kibana
10 28 (2.28%) Suricata
11 26 (2.12%) logstash
12 25 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
13 23 (1.88%) ZABBIX
14 22 (1.79%) HAProxy
15 19 (1.55%) Prometheus
16 14 (1.14%) Graphite
17 13 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
18 12 (0.98%) WMI
Vendors
1 190 (15.50%) Red Hat
2 111 (9.05%) Splunk
3 110 (8.97%) VMware
4 101 (8.24%) Google
5 100 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 85 (6.93%) Oracle
7 68 (5.55%) Atlassian
8 43 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 32 (2.61%) IBM
10 29 (2.37%) MuleSoft
10 29 (2.37%) Qualys
11 24 (1.96%) SaltStack
11 24 (1.96%) SAP
12 22 (1.79%) Cisco
13 20 (1.63%) New Relic
14 19 (1.55%) HP
15 17 (1.39%) Tableau
16 16 (1.31%) Apple
16 16 (1.31%) Hortonworks
17 15 (1.22%) Cloudera