Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 180 210
Rank change year-on-year +25 +30 +71
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,712 1,302 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.82% 1.47% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 3.54% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,168 909 848
England median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 14
England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -20.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £20.25 £26.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £50.63 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -20.91% +22.22%

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 41,554 36,758 39,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.09% 41.61% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,346 25,327 27,488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 752 845
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.57 £14.13
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.75 £51.90
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -3 969 £540 +5.88% 264
North of England +49 255 £448 +5.29% 96
South East +39 248 £450 +12.36% 89
Midlands +24 111 £425 -10.62% 29
Yorkshire -1 96 £450 +6.51% 37
North West +17 90 £475 +5.56% 36
East of England +44 77 £425 -1.45% 36
East Midlands +54 71 £425 +3.03% 8
North East +48 69 £364 -7.32% 23
South West +10 51 £479 +14.67% 23
West Midlands -47 39 £525 +7.14% 21
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 1,276 (74.53%) Linux
2 1,260 (73.60%) Python
3 1,042 (60.86%) DevOps
4 738 (43.11%) Ansible
5 736 (42.99%) Jenkins
6 732 (42.76%) Docker
7 705 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
8 633 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
9 617 (36.04%) Puppet
10 610 (35.63%) Git (software)
11 462 (26.99%) Java
12 452 (26.40%) Ruby
13 451 (26.34%) Configuration Management
14 430 (25.12%) Terraform
15 427 (24.94%) Kubernetes
16 417 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
17 396 (23.13%) Perl
18 380 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
19 378 (22.08%) Unix
20 342 (19.98%) Windows
21 274 (16.00%) SQL
22 273 (15.95%) Red Hat
23 265 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 260 (15.19%) PowerShell
25 250 (14.60%) Finance
26 241 (14.08%) Open Source
27 231 (13.49%) JIRA
28 220 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
29 215 (12.56%) MongoDB
30 214 (12.50%) CentOS

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
1 157 (9.17%) nginx
2 151 (8.82%) Apache
3 145 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
4 139 (8.12%) Confluence
5 98 (5.72%) Tomcat
6 65 (3.80%) Apache Spark
7 47 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 42 (2.45%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.04%) JBoss
10 21 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.88%) Jetty
13 14 (0.82%) CMS
14 12 (0.70%) IIS
14 12 (0.70%) Mule ESB
14 12 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.53%) Mule
17 8 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.11%) HipChat
3 17 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.41%) Endur
4 5 (0.29%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.12%) RMDS
7 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.058%) Global One
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 705 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (10.57%) GitHub
4 129 (7.54%) Amazon EC2
4 129 (7.54%) Serverless
5 119 (6.95%) AWS Lambda
6 110 (6.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 109 (6.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 98 (5.72%) Amazon S3
9 74 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 73 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 63 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
12 62 (3.62%) PaaS
13 60 (3.50%) Route 53
14 50 (2.92%) CloudFront
14 50 (2.92%) IaaS
15 44 (2.57%) Datadog
16 39 (2.28%) npm
17 33 (1.93%) OpenShift
18 29 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (9.29%) TCP/IP
2 138 (8.06%) Firewall
3 133 (7.77%) DNS
4 95 (5.55%) SSL
5 69 (4.03%) HTTP
6 62 (3.62%) Internet
7 59 (3.45%) SSH
8 40 (2.34%) VPN
9 27 (1.58%) DSL
9 27 (1.58%) FTP
10 26 (1.52%) Kerberos
11 25 (1.46%) DHCP
12 23 (1.34%) NAS
12 23 (1.34%) SAN
13 21 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
14 19 (1.11%) LAN
15 18 (1.05%) WAN
16 17 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (0.76%) BGP
17 13 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (12.56%) MongoDB
2 213 (12.44%) MySQL
3 204 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
4 152 (8.88%) Hadoop
5 150 (8.76%) Big Data
6 119 (6.95%) NoSQL
7 103 (6.02%) SQL Server
8 79 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 75 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (2.86%) Apache Hive
12 41 (2.39%) Redis
13 38 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
13 38 (2.22%) HBase
14 36 (2.10%) DB2
15 35 (2.04%) Impala
16 34 (1.99%) RDBMS
17 28 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (1.58%) Sqoop
19 25 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 736 (42.99%) Jenkins
2 610 (35.63%) Git (software)
3 231 (13.49%) JIRA
4 161 (9.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 116 (6.78%) Maven
6 109 (6.37%) Artifactory
7 86 (5.02%) TeamCity
8 81 (4.73%) GitLab
9 67 (3.91%) SonarQube
10 65 (3.80%) Bitbucket
11 63 (3.68%) Selenium
12 58 (3.39%) Subversion
13 53 (3.10%) Vagrant
14 52 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 51 (2.98%) Gradle
16 42 (2.45%) Gerrit
17 41 (2.39%) Ant
18 35 (2.04%) JUnit
19 29 (1.69%) JMeter
20 24 (1.40%) Cucumber
General
1 250 (14.60%) Finance
2 134 (7.83%) Banking
3 53 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.51%) Games
5 42 (2.45%) Front Office
6 29 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 28 (1.64%) Back Office
7 28 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.46%) Marketing
9 23 (1.34%) Retail
10 17 (0.99%) Legal
11 15 (0.88%) Electronics
11 15 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.70%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.58%) Automotive
14 8 (0.47%) Advertising
15 7 (0.41%) Law
16 5 (0.29%) French Language
17 4 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.18%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 797 (46.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 263 (15.36%) Developer
3 227 (13.26%) AWS Engineer
4 224 (13.08%) AWS DevOps
5 201 (11.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 144 (8.41%) Administrator
7 114 (6.66%) Senior DevOps
8 108 (6.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 102 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
10 85 (4.96%) Java Developer
11 82 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
12 76 (4.44%) Consultant
13 72 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
14 70 (4.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 69 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
16 68 (3.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 65 (3.80%) Analyst
17 65 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 58 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
19 57 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (11.68%) Node.js
2 186 (10.86%) Elastic Stack
3 130 (7.59%) Web Services
4 119 (6.95%) Kafka
5 88 (5.14%) RESTful
6 87 (5.08%) XML
7 80 (4.67%) Spring
8 77 (4.50%) JSON
9 73 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
10 72 (4.21%) AngularJS
11 68 (3.97%) LEMP Stack
12 65 (3.80%) HTML
12 65 (3.80%) REST
13 58 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
14 51 (2.98%) Sensu
15 49 (2.86%) .NET
15 49 (2.86%) LAMP
16 44 (2.57%) HTML5
17 43 (2.51%) React
18 39 (2.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.42%) Linux Command Line
2 94 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.44%) Clustering
4 59 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 57 (3.33%) iPad
6 54 (3.15%) Replication
7 53 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
8 49 (2.86%) Fintech
9 45 (2.63%) Public Cloud
10 42 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 42 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 34 (1.99%) Device Driver
12 33 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
13 31 (1.81%) Cloud Native
14 28 (1.64%) User Experience
15 27 (1.58%) Wiki
16 26 (1.52%) Fixed Income
17 20 (1.17%) Algorithms
18 15 (0.88%) Management Information System
19 12 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1,276 (74.53%) Linux
2 378 (22.08%) Unix
3 342 (19.98%) Windows
4 265 (15.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 214 (12.50%) CentOS
6 137 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 66 (3.86%) Solaris
8 49 (2.86%) Windows Server
9 32 (1.87%) Debian
10 31 (1.81%) CoreOS
11 27 (1.58%) AIX
12 20 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.93%) HPUX
15 15 (0.88%) Android
16 14 (0.82%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.76%) Windows 10
18 11 (0.64%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 8 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,042 (60.86%) DevOps
2 633 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (26.34%) Configuration Management
4 380 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
5 241 (14.08%) Open Source
6 211 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 174 (10.16%) Scrum
8 162 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
9 153 (8.94%) Deployment Automation
10 148 (8.64%) Microservices
11 145 (8.47%) TDD
12 138 (8.06%) Migration
13 118 (6.89%) Continuous Delivery
14 105 (6.13%) High Availability
15 100 (5.84%) E-Commerce
16 90 (5.26%) BDD
16 90 (5.26%) Software Engineering
17 87 (5.08%) Load Balancing
18 66 (3.86%) ETL
19 64 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,260 (73.60%) Python
2 462 (26.99%) Java
3 452 (26.40%) Ruby
4 396 (23.13%) Perl
5 274 (16.00%) SQL
6 260 (15.19%) PowerShell
7 210 (12.27%) JavaScript
8 197 (11.51%) Shell Script
9 134 (7.83%) Groovy
10 110 (6.43%) C++
11 101 (5.90%) Go
12 89 (5.20%) C
13 84 (4.91%) Korn
14 77 (4.50%) PHP
15 76 (4.44%) Scala
16 53 (3.10%) C#
17 45 (2.63%) TypeScript
18 43 (2.51%) Java 8
19 21 (1.23%) R
20 18 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 175 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 75 (4.38%) Degree
4 57 (3.33%) AWS Certification
5 31 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.17%) RHCE
7 17 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.47%) CCNP
10 8 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
11 6 (0.35%) CCNA
11 6 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.29%) CISSP
13 4 (0.23%) ISEB
14 3 (0.18%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.86%) GCP
2 42 (2.45%) QA
3 8 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.41%) SLA
5 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.29%) GDPR
6 5 (0.29%) TickIT
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.12%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.058%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.058%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 732 (42.76%) Docker
2 81 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 52 (3.04%) HDFS
5 44 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (2.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (1.52%) VirtualBox
8 21 (1.23%) etcd
9 20 (1.17%) flannel
9 20 (1.17%) vSphere
9 20 (1.17%) Xen
10 18 (1.05%) NFS
11 16 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.82%) KVM
13 13 (0.76%) LXC
13 13 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (0.70%) Firmware
15 11 (0.64%) Varnish
16 10 (0.58%) Apache Flume
17 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 738 (43.11%) Ansible
2 617 (36.04%) Puppet
3 430 (25.12%) Terraform
4 427 (24.94%) Kubernetes
5 417 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (8.41%) Nagios
7 116 (6.78%) Grafana
8 109 (6.37%) logstash
9 99 (5.78%) Kibana
9 99 (5.78%) Packer
10 81 (4.73%) HAProxy
11 75 (4.38%) Salt
12 62 (3.62%) Prometheus
13 52 (3.04%) Mesos
14 46 (2.69%) Consul
15 39 (2.28%) Galera Cluster
15 39 (2.28%) Icinga
16 37 (2.16%) ZABBIX
17 35 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
17 35 (2.04%) Rancher
Vendors
1 273 (15.95%) Red Hat
2 167 (9.75%) Oracle
3 165 (9.64%) Splunk
4 124 (7.24%) VMware
5 108 (6.31%) Google
6 90 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 88 (5.14%) Microsoft
8 72 (4.21%) New Relic
9 66 (3.86%) Cloudera
10 63 (3.68%) Hortonworks
11 62 (3.62%) IBM
11 62 (3.62%) SaltStack
12 47 (2.75%) AppDynamics
13 31 (1.81%) Percona
14 28 (1.64%) Cisco
15 24 (1.40%) Rackspace
16 22 (1.29%) Sybase
17 21 (1.23%) ServiceNow
18 20 (1.17%) HP
19 17 (0.99%) Veritas