Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 173 203
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30 +59
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,624 1,372 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.50% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 3.57% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,001 923
England median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +8.82%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £330
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +2.50% +9.89% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +8.13% -13.20%
10th Percentile £23.28 £31.05 £30.70
90th Percentile £70.75 £48.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% +8.13% -13.20%

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 42,463 38,415 39,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.98% 42.03% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,115 26,915 27,365
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 739 834
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.54 £16.25 £14.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +9 955 £538 +4.88% 253
South East +20 223 £450 +12.50% 70
North of England +7 213 £450 - 71
Yorkshire -5 94 £445 -11.00% 37
East of England +56 86 £425 +11.84% 48
South West +26 76 £475 +15.15% 57
Midlands -33 71 £410 -8.89% 17
North East +37 64 £420 -21.50% 9
North West -35 55 £478 -4.50% 25
East Midlands +13 36 £400 +14.29% 9
West Midlands -27 34 £506 +1.25% 8
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,170 (72.04%) Python
2 1,136 (69.95%) Linux
3 975 (60.04%) DevOps
4 725 (44.64%) Ansible
5 713 (43.90%) Jenkins
6 707 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
7 682 (42.00%) Docker
8 602 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
9 585 (36.02%) Puppet
10 490 (30.17%) Git (software)
11 458 (28.20%) Opscode Chef
12 444 (27.34%) Terraform
13 400 (24.63%) Kubernetes
14 393 (24.20%) Java
15 390 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
16 377 (23.21%) Windows
17 360 (22.17%) Ruby
18 343 (21.12%) Configuration Management
19 321 (19.77%) Perl
20 319 (19.64%) PowerShell
21 304 (18.72%) Unix
22 265 (16.32%) SQL
23 256 (15.76%) Red Hat
24 255 (15.70%) Test Automation
25 248 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
26 231 (14.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 229 (14.10%) JIRA
27 229 (14.10%) Scrum
28 228 (14.04%) Finance
29 225 (13.85%) Security Cleared

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
1 147 (9.05%) Confluence
2 137 (8.44%) Apache
3 113 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 111 (6.83%) nginx
5 90 (5.54%) Tomcat
6 68 (4.19%) OpenStack
7 61 (3.76%) Apache Spark
8 41 (2.52%) IIS
9 27 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (1.48%) JBoss
11 22 (1.35%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.86%) Jetty
14 13 (0.80%) Mongrel
15 8 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.49%) CMS
15 8 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.49%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.43%) Drupal
16 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) HipChat
5 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.37%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.12%) Global One
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.12%) RMDS
5 1 (0.062%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.062%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 707 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
2 248 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
4 167 (10.28%) GitHub
5 143 (8.81%) Amazon S3
6 133 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 120 (7.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 108 (6.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 94 (5.79%) Serverless
10 80 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
11 73 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 67 (4.13%) IaaS
12 67 (4.13%) Route 53
13 55 (3.39%) PaaS
14 48 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (2.83%) OpenShift
15 46 (2.83%) SaaS
16 31 (1.91%) CloudFront
17 29 (1.79%) Datadog
17 29 (1.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 134 (8.25%) Firewall
2 116 (7.14%) DNS
3 110 (6.77%) TCP/IP
4 87 (5.36%) HTTP
5 70 (4.31%) SSL
6 63 (3.88%) VPN
7 47 (2.89%) SSH
8 37 (2.28%) Internet
9 29 (1.79%) MPLS
10 28 (1.72%) BGP
11 25 (1.54%) DHCP
12 24 (1.48%) SAN
13 19 (1.17%) OSPF
14 18 (1.11%) FTP
15 17 (1.05%) NAS
15 17 (1.05%) VLAN
16 16 (0.99%) LAN
17 15 (0.92%) DSL
17 15 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (9.61%) Big Data
2 155 (9.54%) MongoDB
2 155 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
3 151 (9.30%) MySQL
4 150 (9.24%) Hadoop
5 122 (7.51%) SQL Server
6 90 (5.54%) NoSQL
7 70 (4.31%) Apache Hive
8 64 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
9 60 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (3.20%) Impala
10 52 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 47 (2.89%) Sqoop
12 39 (2.40%) Redis
13 35 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 28 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 27 (1.66%) HBase
16 25 (1.54%) RDBMS
17 23 (1.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 713 (43.90%) Jenkins
2 490 (30.17%) Git (software)
3 229 (14.10%) JIRA
4 106 (6.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 105 (6.47%) Maven
6 100 (6.16%) GitLab
7 78 (4.80%) Selenium
8 75 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 74 (4.56%) Bitbucket
10 70 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (4.25%) Artifactory
12 65 (4.00%) SonarQube
13 60 (3.69%) Vagrant
14 41 (2.52%) Gradle
15 40 (2.46%) Ant
16 35 (2.16%) Cucumber
17 33 (2.03%) Subversion
18 29 (1.79%) Gerrit
18 29 (1.79%) JUnit
19 23 (1.42%) JMeter
General
1 228 (14.04%) Finance
2 128 (7.88%) Banking
3 51 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.52%) Front Office
5 39 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 23 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.42%) Retail
7 19 (1.17%) Games
8 14 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.80%) Electronics
10 11 (0.68%) Back Office
10 11 (0.68%) Marketing
11 8 (0.49%) Advertising
11 8 (0.49%) Law
12 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.37%) Publishing
14 4 (0.25%) Automotive
14 4 (0.25%) Legal
15 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 725 (44.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 217 (13.36%) Developer
3 200 (12.32%) AWS Engineer
4 191 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 178 (10.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 108 (6.65%) Administrator
7 97 (5.97%) Senior DevOps
8 95 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
8 95 (5.85%) Platform Engineer
9 87 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 72 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
11 68 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
12 61 (3.76%) Java Developer
13 56 (3.45%) Consultant
14 53 (3.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 50 (3.08%) Architect
16 49 (3.02%) Python Engineer
17 47 (2.89%) Analyst
18 45 (2.77%) Linux Administrator
19 43 (2.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (9.24%) Node.js
2 142 (8.74%) Web Services
3 134 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
4 95 (5.85%) Kafka
5 87 (5.36%) REST
6 76 (4.68%) JSON
7 70 (4.31%) LAMP
8 67 (4.13%) .NET
9 62 (3.82%) HTML
10 52 (3.20%) XML
11 47 (2.89%) LAPP Stack
12 46 (2.83%) RESTful
13 43 (2.65%) SOAP
14 42 (2.59%) CSS
14 42 (2.59%) Spring
15 37 (2.28%) LEMP Stack
15 37 (2.28%) YAML
16 36 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
17 35 (2.16%) HTML5
18 33 (2.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (4.50%) Public Cloud
2 67 (4.13%) Data Centre
2 67 (4.13%) Linux Command Line
3 62 (3.82%) Clustering
4 61 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.45%) Wiki
6 49 (3.02%) Replication
7 46 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 39 (2.40%) Fintech
8 39 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 35 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
10 32 (1.97%) Device Driver
11 25 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.48%) PKI
13 23 (1.42%) User Experience
14 20 (1.23%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 17 (1.05%) iPad
15 17 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,136 (69.95%) Linux
2 377 (23.21%) Windows
3 304 (18.72%) Unix
4 231 (14.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 206 (12.68%) CentOS
6 95 (5.85%) Ubuntu
7 66 (4.06%) Windows Server
8 37 (2.28%) Solaris
9 33 (2.03%) Debian
10 30 (1.85%) CoreOS
11 24 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.17%) Android
13 17 (1.05%) Fedora
13 17 (1.05%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.68%) AIX
14 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.37%) HPUX
18 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (60.04%) DevOps
2 602 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
4 343 (21.12%) Configuration Management
5 255 (15.70%) Test Automation
6 229 (14.10%) Scrum
7 185 (11.39%) Open Source
8 139 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 137 (8.44%) Microservices
10 129 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (7.27%) TDD
12 108 (6.65%) Deployment Automation
13 105 (6.47%) Migration
14 95 (5.85%) ETL
15 88 (5.42%) Build Automation
16 85 (5.23%) Data Analysis
17 84 (5.17%) High Availability
18 81 (4.99%) Software Engineering
19 78 (4.80%) ITIL
20 73 (4.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,170 (72.04%) Python
2 393 (24.20%) Java
3 360 (22.17%) Ruby
4 321 (19.77%) Perl
5 319 (19.64%) PowerShell
6 265 (16.32%) SQL
7 215 (13.24%) Shell Script
8 178 (10.96%) JavaScript
9 124 (7.64%) Go
10 118 (7.27%) Korn
11 106 (6.53%) Groovy
12 86 (5.30%) C++
13 77 (4.74%) PHP
14 76 (4.68%) C#
15 75 (4.62%) C
16 69 (4.25%) Scala
17 25 (1.54%) Java 8
17 25 (1.54%) TypeScript
18 19 (1.17%) R
19 15 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 225 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 178 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 69 (4.25%) Degree
4 40 (2.46%) AWS Certification
5 37 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.05%) CCNA
8 17 (1.05%) CCNP
8 17 (1.05%) RHCE
9 16 (0.99%) CISSP
10 13 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.55%) SSCP
12 8 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.43%) CCIE
13 7 (0.43%) JNCIP
14 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.13%) QA
2 13 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.37%) GDPR
5 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) MiFID
7 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.12%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.062%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.062%) CDISC
8 1 (0.062%) GCP
8 1 (0.062%) GPG13
8 1 (0.062%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 682 (42.00%) Docker
2 93 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.94%) HDFS
4 63 (3.88%) Active Directory
5 37 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.66%) NFS
8 25 (1.54%) VirtualBox
9 23 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 20 (1.23%) Xen
11 18 (1.11%) Postfix
12 17 (1.05%) vSphere
13 15 (0.92%) etcd
13 15 (0.92%) flannel
14 12 (0.74%) Squid
15 11 (0.68%) Varnish
15 11 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.62%) vCloud
17 9 (0.55%) Ceph
18 8 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 725 (44.64%) Ansible
2 585 (36.02%) Puppet
3 458 (28.20%) Opscode Chef
4 444 (27.34%) Terraform
5 400 (24.63%) Kubernetes
6 142 (8.74%) Nagios
7 88 (5.42%) Grafana
8 87 (5.36%) Salt
9 81 (4.99%) Packer
10 78 (4.80%) Kibana
11 70 (4.31%) logstash
12 65 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
12 65 (4.00%) Prometheus
13 55 (3.39%) HAProxy
14 54 (3.33%) ZABBIX
15 49 (3.02%) Mesos
16 45 (2.77%) Icinga
17 37 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
18 29 (1.79%) Consul
18 29 (1.79%) Graphite
Vendors
1 256 (15.76%) Red Hat
2 161 (9.91%) Oracle
2 161 (9.91%) Splunk
3 142 (8.74%) VMware
4 130 (8.00%) Google
5 108 (6.65%) Microsoft
6 71 (4.37%) Cloudera
7 66 (4.06%) New Relic
8 57 (3.51%) Cisco
9 54 (3.33%) IBM
10 53 (3.26%) Atlassian
11 43 (2.65%) SaltStack
12 36 (2.22%) AppDynamics
13 35 (2.16%) NetApp
14 27 (1.66%) Hortonworks
15 24 (1.48%) Juniper
15 24 (1.48%) ServiceNow
16 23 (1.42%) F5
16 23 (1.42%) Tableau
17 20 (1.23%) Citrix