Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 190 166
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +3
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 555 922 1,610
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.60% 1.42% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 3.45% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 593 1,091
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £368
90th Percentile £600 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +7.56% +22.86%
10th Percentile £35.00 £37.50 £25.26
90th Percentile £56.75 £52.88 £51.13
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.35 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.87% -5.06% +21.43%

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 14,579 26,719 40,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.05% 41.04% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,271 18,938 29,230
Median daily rate £481 £488 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +1.56% +1.05%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 479 586
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +4.11% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.78 £16.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.38
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +5.00%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +1 273 £500 -9.09% 117
North of England +31 95 £468 -6.50% 79
South East +99 89 £425 -15.00% 45
North West +53 66 £493 -1.50% 53
Yorkshire +8 28 £313 -43.18% 21
East of England +53 24 £438 -20.45% 24
South West +28 22 £470 -6.00% 38
Midlands +14 15 £405 -10.00% 25
West Midlands +16 9 £400 -17.95% 12
East Midlands +26 6 £405 +10.20% 13
North East +19 1 £572 +57.25% 5
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 403 (72.61%) Python
2 319 (57.48%) DevOps
3 303 (54.59%) Linux
4 245 (44.14%) AWS
5 241 (43.42%) Kubernetes
6 240 (43.24%) Terraform
7 219 (39.46%) Ansible
8 208 (37.48%) Docker
9 198 (35.68%) Jenkins
10 182 (32.79%) Azure
11 178 (32.07%) PowerShell
12 174 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
13 171 (30.81%) Git (software)
14 136 (24.50%) Infrastructure as Code
15 135 (24.32%) Java
16 124 (22.34%) Puppet
17 116 (20.90%) GitLab
18 114 (20.54%) Security Cleared
19 112 (20.18%) Windows
20 90 (16.22%) Perl
20 90 (16.22%) Microservices
21 88 (15.86%) Configuration Management
22 85 (15.32%) SC Cleared
23 79 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
24 77 (13.87%) JIRA
25 76 (13.69%) SQL
26 75 (13.51%) Ruby
27 74 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 73 (13.15%) Test Automation
28 73 (13.15%) Finance

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 28 (5.05%) Confluence
2 27 (4.86%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.50%) Apache
3 25 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (1.98%) JBoss
6 11 (1.98%) nginx
7 10 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.80%) Jupyter
8 8 (1.44%) Apache Geronimo
8 8 (1.44%) Apache TomEE
8 8 (1.44%) IIS
9 6 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.90%) DNN
11 4 (0.72%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Magento
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 245 (44.14%) AWS
2 182 (32.79%) Azure
3 68 (12.25%) GitHub
4 66 (11.89%) Amazon EKS
5 50 (9.01%) Serverless
6 49 (8.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (7.57%) Amazon S3
8 39 (7.03%) GCP
9 34 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
11 32 (5.77%) Amazon ECS
11 32 (5.77%) IaaS
12 31 (5.59%) PaaS
13 28 (5.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (2.52%) OpenShift
15 13 (2.34%) SaaS
16 12 (2.16%) Amazon Cognito
16 12 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (2.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.93%) Firewall
2 29 (5.23%) DNS
3 25 (4.50%) VPN
4 23 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.88%) HTTP
5 16 (2.88%) VLAN
6 15 (2.70%) SSH
6 15 (2.70%) SSL
7 13 (2.34%) NAS
7 13 (2.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (1.98%) DHCP
8 11 (1.98%) Internet
9 10 (1.80%) FTP
9 10 (1.80%) SNMP
10 8 (1.44%) DECT
10 8 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.26%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.26%) PPP
11 7 (1.26%) UPnP
11 7 (1.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.85%) MySQL
2 32 (5.77%) Big Data
3 27 (4.86%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.32%) Apache Hive
6 23 (4.14%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (2.52%) MariaDB
8 14 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.52%) Tableau
9 12 (2.16%) Impala
10 11 (1.98%) Redis
11 10 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.80%) Tableau Server
12 9 (1.62%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.44%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.26%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 198 (35.68%) Jenkins
2 171 (30.81%) Git (software)
3 116 (20.90%) GitLab
4 77 (13.87%) JIRA
5 29 (5.23%) Artifactory
6 24 (4.32%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (3.60%) Bitbucket
9 19 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (3.42%) JUnit
10 17 (3.06%) GDB
10 17 (3.06%) Gradle
11 14 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 13 (2.34%) Maven
13 12 (2.16%) Selenium
14 11 (1.98%) GoCD
15 10 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.80%) Terragrunt
16 9 (1.62%) JMeter
16 9 (1.62%) Xcode
General
1 73 (13.15%) Finance
2 38 (6.85%) Public Sector
3 35 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.32%) Banking
4 24 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.96%) Electronics
6 21 (3.78%) Marketing
7 13 (2.34%) Front Office
8 7 (1.26%) Retail
9 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 200 (36.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (13.87%) Developer
3 58 (10.45%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (9.55%) AWS DevOps
5 47 (8.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 38 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 37 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 34 (6.13%) Azure Engineer
9 27 (4.86%) Senior DevOps
10 25 (4.50%) Architect
10 25 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 24 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (4.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.14%) Consultant
13 22 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Administrator
15 17 (3.06%) Python Engineer
16 16 (2.88%) Azure DevOps
17 14 (2.52%) Support Engineer
18 13 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.63%) REST
2 50 (9.01%) Kafka
3 49 (8.83%) Elastic Stack
3 49 (8.83%) Node.js
4 34 (6.13%) YAML
5 31 (5.59%) Web Services
6 29 (5.23%) .NET
6 29 (5.23%) JSON
7 27 (4.86%) SOAP
8 24 (4.32%) RESTful
9 16 (2.88%) gRPC
9 16 (2.88%) HTML
10 15 (2.70%) Spring
11 12 (2.16%) React
11 12 (2.16%) Software Packaging
11 12 (2.16%) Swagger
12 11 (1.98%) XML
13 10 (1.80%) LDAP
13 10 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.19%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.59%) Public Cloud
4 18 (3.24%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 15 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.80%) PKI
10 9 (1.62%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.44%) IVR
12 7 (1.26%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.08%) Equities
14 5 (0.90%) Clustering
14 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 303 (54.59%) Linux
2 112 (20.18%) Windows
3 74 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (10.27%) CentOS
5 47 (8.47%) Unix
6 24 (4.32%) Ubuntu
7 23 (4.14%) Windows Server
8 18 (3.24%) Solaris
9 17 (3.06%) Android
10 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (2.16%) Debian
11 12 (2.16%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.80%) OpenWrt
13 9 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.44%) AIX
15 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.36%) VMS
17 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (57.48%) DevOps
2 174 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (24.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 90 (16.22%) Microservices
5 88 (15.86%) Configuration Management
6 79 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (13.15%) Test Automation
8 69 (12.43%) Scrum
9 52 (9.37%) Software Engineering
10 46 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (7.39%) Kanban
12 38 (6.85%) Analytics
12 38 (6.85%) Infrastructure Automation
13 36 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (5.59%) Migration
16 29 (5.23%) Deployment Automation
17 28 (5.05%) Continuous Deployment
17 28 (5.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 26 (4.68%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 403 (72.61%) Python
2 178 (32.07%) PowerShell
3 135 (24.32%) Java
4 90 (16.22%) Perl
5 76 (13.69%) SQL
6 75 (13.51%) Ruby
7 63 (11.35%) JavaScript
8 57 (10.27%) Shell Script
9 51 (9.19%) Go
10 43 (7.75%) C#
11 31 (5.59%) C++
12 27 (4.86%) C
13 18 (3.24%) PHP
14 14 (2.52%) Groovy
15 12 (2.16%) Scala
16 11 (1.98%) AWK
17 10 (1.80%) Korn
18 9 (1.62%) R
19 7 (1.26%) Apple Swift
19 7 (1.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 114 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 85 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.41%) Degree
4 15 (2.70%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.80%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.62%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.26%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.90%) CCNA
9 5 (0.90%) RHCE
10 4 (0.72%) CCNP
10 4 (0.72%) JNCIA
10 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CCA
11 2 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.32%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) JTAG
3 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.90%) SLA
4 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.72%) GDPR
4 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 208 (37.48%) Docker
2 39 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (6.31%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (3.06%) vSphere
6 7 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.26%) NFS
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.90%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 5 (0.90%) HDFS
8 5 (0.90%) KVM
8 5 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.72%) Samba
9 4 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.72%) Xen
10 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 241 (43.42%) Kubernetes
2 240 (43.24%) Terraform
3 219 (39.46%) Ansible
4 124 (22.34%) Puppet
5 72 (12.97%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (9.19%) Prometheus
7 43 (7.75%) Grafana
8 38 (6.85%) Consul
9 34 (6.13%) Kibana
10 27 (4.86%) logstash
11 21 (3.78%) Rancher
12 20 (3.60%) Istio
12 20 (3.60%) Nagios
13 18 (3.24%) Fluentd
13 18 (3.24%) Packer
14 14 (2.52%) Rundeck
14 14 (2.52%) ZABBIX
15 7 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (1.08%) Salt
17 5 (0.90%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 68 (12.25%) Splunk
2 58 (10.45%) VMware
3 54 (9.73%) Red Hat
4 43 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.75%) Oracle
5 37 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.23%) AppDynamics
7 23 (4.14%) Google
7 23 (4.14%) SAP
8 20 (3.60%) Cloudera
8 20 (3.60%) Dell
9 17 (3.06%) IBM
10 16 (2.88%) EMC
11 12 (2.16%) New Relic
11 12 (2.16%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.98%) Cisco
13 10 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.80%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.44%) HP
15 7 (1.26%) Hortonworks