Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 146 170
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 +40
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,413 1,726 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.87% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 4.27% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1,181 901
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 13
England median hourly rate £46.75 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -22.73%
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £24.25
90th Percentile £63.25 £73.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% -22.73%

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 35,810 40,424 35,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.02% 43.80% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,039 28,418 24,270
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 727 761
England median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.73 £17.50 £17.77
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +9.21%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -16 762 £550 +2.80% 62
North of England +39 298 £500 +11.11% 23
South East -19 191 £450 -2.17% 13
North West +43 127 £475 - 13
Yorkshire +37 125 £525 +16.67% 6
South West +5 77 £475 - 16
Midlands -47 48 £488 +14.71% 6
North East +5 46 £400 +10.34% 4
West Midlands -7 35 £525 -0.94% 3
East of England -26 33 £400 -3.03% 14
East Midlands -37 13 £400 -5.88% 3
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1,022 (72.33%) Python
2 940 (66.53%) Linux
3 822 (58.17%) DevOps
4 603 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
5 576 (40.76%) Jenkins
6 564 (39.92%) Ansible
7 551 (39.00%) Docker
8 548 (38.78%) Git (software)
9 516 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
10 443 (31.35%) Terraform
11 405 (28.66%) Java
12 387 (27.39%) Kubernetes
13 375 (26.54%) Puppet
14 320 (22.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 298 (21.09%) Configuration Management
16 292 (20.67%) PowerShell
17 284 (20.10%) Ruby
18 279 (19.75%) Windows
19 273 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
20 271 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
21 225 (15.92%) SQL
22 218 (15.43%) JIRA
23 216 (15.29%) Unix
24 210 (14.86%) Finance
25 198 (14.01%) Perl
26 193 (13.66%) Security Cleared
27 183 (12.95%) Node.js
28 173 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
29 171 (12.10%) JavaScript
30 160 (11.32%) Red Hat

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
1 140 (9.91%) Apache
2 93 (6.58%) Confluence
3 90 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
4 72 (5.10%) nginx
5 56 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 50 (3.54%) Apache Spark
7 42 (2.97%) OpenStack
8 21 (1.49%) JBoss
9 18 (1.27%) IIS
9 18 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.92%) Ethereum
10 13 (0.92%) Hyperledger
11 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
12 10 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.57%) Drupal
13 8 (0.57%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.50%) lighttpd
14 7 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.14%) InVision
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.14%) SPSS
4 2 (0.14%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.92%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.42%) Magento
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.071%) Actimize
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.071%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 603 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
2 320 (22.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 158 (11.18%) GitHub
4 158 (11.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 153 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
6 141 (9.98%) Amazon S3
7 116 (8.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 104 (7.36%) Serverless
9 87 (6.16%) AWS Lambda
10 86 (6.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 71 (5.02%) Amazon ECS
12 63 (4.46%) Route 53
13 50 (3.54%) PaaS
14 47 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
15 42 (2.97%) CloudFront
15 42 (2.97%) OpenShift
16 33 (2.34%) AWS CloudTrail
17 32 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
17 32 (2.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 81 (5.73%) Firewall
3 78 (5.52%) HTTP
4 54 (3.82%) DNS
5 41 (2.90%) VPN
6 37 (2.62%) Internet
7 30 (2.12%) SSL
8 25 (1.77%) DHCP
9 23 (1.63%) VLAN
10 22 (1.56%) SSH
11 21 (1.49%) VoIP
12 20 (1.42%) Kerberos
13 16 (1.13%) BGP
14 15 (1.06%) Multicast
14 15 (1.06%) SMTP
15 14 (0.99%) OSPF
15 14 (0.99%) VSAN
16 13 (0.92%) IPFS
16 13 (0.92%) Wireshark
17 12 (0.85%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (9.20%) MySQL
2 125 (8.85%) Big Data
3 107 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
5 91 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 80 (5.66%) NoSQL
7 78 (5.52%) SQL Server
8 55 (3.89%) Relational Database
9 50 (3.54%) Hadoop
10 46 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 38 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (2.41%) Redis
13 28 (1.98%) HBase
14 25 (1.77%) Power BI
15 23 (1.63%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.49%) Flink
17 20 (1.42%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.42%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 576 (40.76%) Jenkins
2 548 (38.78%) Git (software)
3 218 (15.43%) JIRA
4 88 (6.23%) GitLab
5 70 (4.95%) Bitbucket
5 70 (4.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 50 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (3.26%) Maven
7 46 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 45 (3.18%) JUnit
9 39 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 38 (2.69%) Selenium
11 37 (2.62%) CircleCI
12 35 (2.48%) Artifactory
12 35 (2.48%) SonarQube
13 34 (2.41%) Vagrant
14 30 (2.12%) Gradle
15 26 (1.84%) Spock
16 25 (1.77%) Cucumber
17 24 (1.70%) Subversion
General
1 210 (14.86%) Finance
2 60 (4.25%) Banking
3 37 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.84%) Marketing
5 24 (1.70%) Retail
6 18 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.13%) Games
8 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.78%) Front Office
9 11 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.57%) Legal
11 6 (0.42%) Electronics
11 6 (0.42%) Law
12 5 (0.35%) Advertising
12 5 (0.35%) Automotive
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.071%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 575 (40.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 246 (17.41%) Developer
3 156 (11.04%) AWS Engineer
4 131 (9.27%) AWS DevOps
5 117 (8.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 91 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 77 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 73 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 65 (4.60%) Administrator
10 55 (3.89%) Senior DevOps
11 53 (3.75%) Azure Engineer
12 49 (3.47%) Azure DevOps
13 47 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
14 46 (3.26%) Consultant
14 46 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 44 (3.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 41 (2.90%) Analyst
16 41 (2.90%) Python Developer
16 41 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
17 40 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (12.95%) Node.js
2 127 (8.99%) Kafka
3 117 (8.28%) Elastic Stack
4 90 (6.37%) Web Services
5 89 (6.30%) JSON
6 86 (6.09%) REST
7 69 (4.88%) .NET
8 68 (4.81%) HTML
9 66 (4.67%) RESTful
10 57 (4.03%) SOAP
11 56 (3.96%) CSS
11 56 (3.96%) Spring
12 50 (3.54%) XML
13 45 (3.18%) AngularJS
14 41 (2.90%) React
14 41 (2.90%) Spring Boot
15 33 (2.34%) LAMP
16 31 (2.19%) Vue.js
17 30 (2.12%) Apache NiFi
17 30 (2.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.22%) Linux Command Line
2 79 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 76 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 49 (3.47%) Cloud Native
6 34 (2.41%) Data Structures
7 24 (1.70%) Clustering
8 22 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (1.42%) PKI
11 19 (1.34%) Replication
12 18 (1.27%) User Experience
13 17 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.99%) Device Driver
15 13 (0.92%) Bitcoin
15 13 (0.92%) Wiki
16 12 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
16 12 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
17 11 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 940 (66.53%) Linux
2 279 (19.75%) Windows
3 216 (15.29%) Unix
4 154 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (7.22%) CentOS
6 80 (5.66%) Ubuntu
7 45 (3.18%) Windows Server
8 37 (2.62%) Apple iOS
9 30 (2.12%) Mac OS
10 25 (1.77%) Android
11 20 (1.42%) CoreOS
12 17 (1.20%) Debian
13 15 (1.06%) Solaris
14 14 (0.99%) Windows 10
15 13 (0.92%) AIX
16 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.64%) Fedora
19 8 (0.57%) SUSE
19 8 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (58.17%) DevOps
2 516 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (21.09%) Configuration Management
4 271 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (11.18%) Test Automation
6 157 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
7 156 (11.04%) TDD
8 152 (10.76%) Scrum
9 151 (10.69%) Microservices
10 128 (9.06%) Open Source
11 121 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 119 (8.42%) Migration
13 109 (7.71%) Kanban
14 102 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 90 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
16 84 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 74 (5.24%) Fintech
18 73 (5.17%) Analytics
19 68 (4.81%) High Availability
20 67 (4.74%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,022 (72.33%) Python
2 405 (28.66%) Java
3 292 (20.67%) PowerShell
4 284 (20.10%) Ruby
5 225 (15.92%) SQL
6 198 (14.01%) Perl
7 171 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 126 (8.92%) Shell Script
9 118 (8.35%) PHP
10 113 (8.00%) Go
11 74 (5.24%) Java 8
12 69 (4.88%) Groovy
13 56 (3.96%) C++
13 56 (3.96%) Scala
14 45 (3.18%) C#
15 43 (3.04%) Korn
16 39 (2.76%) C
17 33 (2.34%) ES6
18 13 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 193 (13.66%) Security Cleared
2 137 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 57 (4.03%) Degree
4 44 (3.11%) AWS Certification
5 36 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (1.42%) CISSP
8 18 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
11 11 (0.78%) RHCE
12 10 (0.71%) CCNP
13 9 (0.64%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.57%) SSCP
15 7 (0.50%) CCIE
15 7 (0.50%) CISM
15 7 (0.50%) MCSE
16 6 (0.42%) CEH
16 6 (0.42%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.19%) Data Quality
1 31 (2.19%) QA
2 15 (1.06%) GDPR
3 11 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.64%) SLA
5 8 (0.57%) NIST
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) NCSC
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.071%) IFRS
7 1 (0.071%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.071%) MiFID
7 1 (0.071%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.071%) PSD2
System Software
1 551 (39.00%) Docker
2 73 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (4.39%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.63%) NFS
6 20 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.42%) KVM
7 17 (1.20%) etcd
8 16 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.99%) flannel
9 14 (0.99%) SkyDNS
10 13 (0.92%) Ceph
11 11 (0.78%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.78%) GlusterFS
11 11 (0.78%) Xen
12 10 (0.71%) HDFS
12 10 (0.71%) Snort
13 8 (0.57%) Shibboleth
13 8 (0.57%) Squid
14 6 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 564 (39.92%) Ansible
2 443 (31.35%) Terraform
3 387 (27.39%) Kubernetes
4 375 (26.54%) Puppet
5 273 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (5.87%) Packer
7 52 (3.68%) Grafana
7 52 (3.68%) Prometheus
8 47 (3.33%) Salt
9 45 (3.18%) Nagios
10 42 (2.97%) Consul
11 40 (2.83%) Graphite
12 38 (2.69%) logstash
13 36 (2.55%) HAProxy
14 31 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
14 31 (2.19%) ZABBIX
15 27 (1.91%) Kibana
16 23 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 22 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 22 (1.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 160 (11.32%) Red Hat
2 132 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 117 (8.28%) Google
4 114 (8.07%) Oracle
5 95 (6.72%) VMware
6 87 (6.16%) Splunk
7 82 (5.80%) Atlassian
8 44 (3.11%) SaltStack
9 39 (2.76%) Cisco
10 32 (2.26%) IBM
11 28 (1.98%) HP
12 27 (1.91%) MuleSoft
13 25 (1.77%) New Relic
13 25 (1.77%) ServiceNow
14 23 (1.63%) Dell
15 22 (1.56%) Cloudera
16 19 (1.34%) Tableau
17 18 (1.27%) SAP
18 16 (1.13%) AppDynamics
19 15 (1.06%) Hortonworks