The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Bourne shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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.

Bourne shell
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 607 594
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13  
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 6 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.034% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £265 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.64% +61.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £263
% change year-on-year - +61.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 -

Bourne shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17784 19751 19084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.47% 38.44% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12283 13739 12535
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 423 409
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Bourne shell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Bourne shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Bourne shell in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bourne shell in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bourne shell in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bourne shell in England over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bourne shell in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bourne shell in England

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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 Bourne shell within the England region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 6 £265 -31.61% 1
Bourne shell
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Bourne shell.

1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) C-shell
4 7 (58.33%) Solaris
4 7 (58.33%) Sun
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) LDAP
8 3 (25.00%) NFS
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Korn
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Veritas
8 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
8 3 (25.00%) KVM
8 3 (25.00%) SystemTap
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (16.67%) DevOps

Bourne 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Unix Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Unix Scripter
4 3 (25.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Bash Shell
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 8 (66.67%) C-shell
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Korn
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) SystemTap
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) KVM
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Sun
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle