Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 172 175
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 900 502 1,388
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.55% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.73% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 368 950
10th Percentile £378 £345 £358
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £600
90th Percentile £675 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £508 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +1.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
10th Percentile £36.75 £35.20 £48.33
25th Percentile £40.75 £38.50 £49.56
Median hourly rate £53.75 £44.00 £55.25
Median % change year-on-year +22.16% -20.36% +30.00%
75th Percentile £55.00 £49.50 £64.38
90th Percentile " £52.80 £67.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £55.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -0.45% +30.00%

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 23,359 13,471 35,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.58% 41.73% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,761 9,620 25,248
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 245 584
10th Percentile £16.38 £16.20 £20.31
25th Percentile £24.88 £22.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £51.25
90th Percentile £64.50 £60.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 506 £550 +4.76% 264
South East +6 112 £499 +17.35% 66
North of England -44 71 £500 +1.01% 73
North West -40 49 £483 -1.03% 44
South West -12 48 £545 -0.91% 41
East of England 0 40 £450 +4.35% 29
Midlands -50 24 £450 -18.18% 45
Yorkshire -6 18 £525 -30.00% 26
West Midlands -45 15 £550 - 35
East Midlands -10 9 £425 +8.28% 10
North East -21 4 £513 +3.54% 3
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 647 (71.89%) Python
2 512 (56.89%) DevOps
3 484 (53.78%) Linux
4 383 (42.56%) Terraform
5 378 (42.00%) Docker
6 365 (40.56%) Azure
7 343 (38.11%) Ansible
8 337 (37.44%) AWS
9 327 (36.33%) Kubernetes
10 300 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 299 (33.22%) Jenkins
12 278 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
13 235 (26.11%) Git (software)
14 233 (25.89%) Infrastructure as Code
15 228 (25.33%) Java
16 166 (18.44%) Security Cleared
17 160 (17.78%) Puppet
18 156 (17.33%) Windows
19 149 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (15.00%) JIRA
21 132 (14.67%) JavaScript
21 132 (14.67%) Test Automation
22 126 (14.00%) SQL
22 126 (14.00%) Finance
23 123 (13.67%) SC Cleared
24 122 (13.56%) Configuration Management
25 119 (13.22%) PaaS
26 115 (12.78%) GitLab
27 111 (12.33%) GitHub
28 110 (12.22%) Perl

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 71 (7.89%) Confluence
2 45 (5.00%) Apache
3 29 (3.22%) Tomcat
4 25 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.33%) CMS
6 20 (2.22%) Apache Spark
7 19 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.11%) nginx
10 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.67%) IIS
11 6 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.56%) JBoss
13 4 (0.44%) Luigi
14 3 (0.33%) Mule
14 3 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Flame
3 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.11%) Maya
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Shopify
2 6 (0.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) Primavera
3 1 (0.11%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 365 (40.56%) Azure
2 337 (37.44%) AWS
3 119 (13.22%) PaaS
4 111 (12.33%) GitHub
5 87 (9.67%) IaaS
6 84 (9.33%) GCP
7 69 (7.67%) Serverless
8 67 (7.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (6.44%) SaaS
10 50 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
11 41 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
12 38 (4.22%) OpenShift
13 29 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (3.00%) Amazon S3
15 25 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
16 24 (2.67%) Azure Pipelines
17 22 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
18 19 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (1.78%) Microsoft 365
20 14 (1.56%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.44%) Firewall
2 52 (5.78%) DNS
3 35 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.56%) HTTP
5 25 (2.78%) SAN
6 24 (2.67%) SSL
6 24 (2.67%) VPN
7 18 (2.00%) IPv4
8 17 (1.89%) Internet
9 15 (1.67%) Kerberos
9 15 (1.67%) SSH
10 14 (1.56%) VLAN
11 11 (1.22%) DHCP
11 11 (1.22%) WAN
12 9 (1.00%) LAN
12 9 (1.00%) Network Security
13 8 (0.89%) 5G
13 8 (0.89%) Broadband
13 8 (0.89%) FTP
13 8 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.11%) MySQL
3 48 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (5.11%) Big Data
5 35 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.78%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.56%) Tableau
13 13 (1.44%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.44%) Data Lake
13 13 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.33%) HBase
15 10 (1.11%) Power BI
16 9 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 299 (33.22%) Jenkins
2 235 (26.11%) Git (software)
3 135 (15.00%) JIRA
4 115 (12.78%) GitLab
5 73 (8.11%) Maven
6 57 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 43 (4.78%) Bitbucket
8 39 (4.33%) Gradle
9 38 (4.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (3.00%) SonarQube
11 24 (2.67%) JUnit
12 23 (2.56%) Subversion
13 21 (2.33%) Artifactory
13 21 (2.33%) Selenium
14 19 (2.11%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.67%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.56%) IntelliJ
17 13 (1.44%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.44%) SoapUI
18 12 (1.33%) GDB
General
1 126 (14.00%) Finance
2 108 (12.00%) Social Skills
3 64 (7.11%) Public Sector
4 43 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 38 (4.22%) Banking
7 34 (3.78%) Electronics
8 28 (3.11%) Marketing
9 25 (2.78%) Manufacturing
10 18 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
10 18 (2.00%) Retail
11 11 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.22%) Legal
12 6 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (0.56%) Front Office
14 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 4 (0.44%) Games
15 3 (0.33%) Law
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 312 (34.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 112 (12.44%) Developer
3 82 (9.11%) Azure Engineer
4 67 (7.44%) Cloud Engineer
5 62 (6.89%) Architect
6 57 (6.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 51 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
8 50 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 47 (5.22%) Administrator
10 46 (5.11%) AWS Engineer
11 37 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (3.89%) Azure DevOps
12 35 (3.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 34 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
14 31 (3.44%) AWS DevOps
15 30 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
15 30 (3.33%) Site Engineer
16 29 (3.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 29 (3.22%) Platform Engineer
16 29 (3.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.33%) REST
2 69 (7.67%) Kafka
3 62 (6.89%) Web Services
4 60 (6.67%) Node.js
5 59 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
6 50 (5.56%) HTML
7 45 (5.00%) JSON
8 43 (4.78%) CSS
9 42 (4.67%) YAML
10 40 (4.44%) .NET
10 40 (4.44%) React
11 35 (3.89%) LDAP
12 24 (2.67%) SOAP
13 23 (2.56%) XML
14 20 (2.22%) AngularJS
14 20 (2.22%) Spring
15 19 (2.11%) Django
16 18 (2.00%) LAMP
16 18 (2.00%) RESTful
16 18 (2.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 52 (5.78%) Cloud Native
4 50 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 27 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
7 24 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 18 (2.00%) Clustering
9 18 (2.00%) PKI
10 13 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (1.44%) Replication
11 12 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.11%) Cybercrime
12 10 (1.11%) User Experience
13 8 (0.89%) CMDB
13 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.78%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 484 (53.78%) Linux
2 156 (17.33%) Windows
3 109 (12.11%) Unix
4 83 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (6.44%) Ubuntu
6 46 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 41 (4.56%) CentOS
8 21 (2.33%) Solaris
9 12 (1.33%) OpenWrt
9 12 (1.33%) VMS
10 11 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.67%) Android
12 6 (0.67%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.56%) AIX
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.44%) SUSE
15 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.33%) zOS
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (56.89%) DevOps
2 278 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (25.89%) Infrastructure as Code
4 149 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 122 (13.56%) Configuration Management
7 103 (11.44%) Microservices
8 90 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 82 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
10 77 (8.56%) Scrum
11 73 (8.11%) Migration
12 70 (7.78%) Software Engineering
13 66 (7.33%) TDD
14 63 (7.00%) Open Source
15 55 (6.11%) Deployment Automation
16 53 (5.89%) Continuous Deployment
17 46 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (5.11%) Continuous Delivery
18 45 (5.00%) Computer Science
19 44 (4.89%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 647 (71.89%) Python
2 300 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 228 (25.33%) Java
4 132 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 126 (14.00%) SQL
6 110 (12.22%) Perl
7 82 (9.11%) Ruby
8 76 (8.44%) Go
9 67 (7.44%) Shell Script
10 58 (6.44%) C#
11 55 (6.11%) PHP
12 43 (4.78%) C++
13 41 (4.56%) C
14 35 (3.89%) Groovy
15 30 (3.33%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.78%) AWK
17 15 (1.67%) Scala
18 14 (1.56%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.22%) Korn
19 11 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 123 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.89%) DV Cleared
4 25 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 25 (2.78%) Degree
5 23 (2.56%) RHCE
6 13 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.78%) RHCA
9 6 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.44%) CCNP
10 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.44%) SAFe Agilist
10 4 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.22%) CCIE
11 2 (0.22%) CCNA
11 2 (0.22%) CISSP
11 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.67%) QA
2 13 (1.44%) NCSC
3 10 (1.11%) SLA
4 9 (1.00%) NIST
5 8 (0.89%) GDPR
6 6 (0.67%) JTAG
6 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.33%) SOC 2
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.22%) SOC 1
10 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 378 (42.00%) Docker
2 68 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.11%) Active Directory
4 23 (2.56%) vSphere
5 19 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.11%) NFS
8 8 (0.89%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.78%) Postfix
10 6 (0.67%) HDFS
10 6 (0.67%) qmail
11 5 (0.56%) Firmware
11 5 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.44%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.44%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.33%) iptables
13 3 (0.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 383 (42.56%) Terraform
2 343 (38.11%) Ansible
3 327 (36.33%) Kubernetes
4 160 (17.78%) Puppet
5 83 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (6.22%) Prometheus
7 54 (6.00%) Grafana
8 38 (4.22%) Istio
9 35 (3.89%) Kibana
10 34 (3.78%) Rancher
11 22 (2.44%) Packer
12 21 (2.33%) logstash
13 20 (2.22%) Consul
13 20 (2.22%) Nagios
14 17 (1.89%) Fluentd
15 13 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (1.33%) SCCM
17 9 (1.00%) vRealize
18 8 (0.89%) Icinga
18 8 (0.89%) Mesos
Vendors
1 109 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 101 (11.22%) VMware
3 94 (10.44%) Red Hat
4 93 (10.33%) Oracle
5 69 (7.67%) Splunk
6 51 (5.67%) Google
7 36 (4.00%) IBM
8 33 (3.67%) SAP
9 26 (2.89%) AppDynamics
10 21 (2.33%) HP
11 20 (2.22%) ServiceNow
12 19 (2.11%) Dynatrace
13 18 (2.00%) Dell
14 17 (1.89%) Cisco
14 17 (1.89%) CyberArk
15 15 (1.67%) Databricks
16 14 (1.56%) 3PAR
16 14 (1.56%) Atlassian
16 14 (1.56%) New Relic
17 11 (1.22%) Qualys