Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for zsh skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited zsh over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

zsh (Z shell)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 840 869
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 -
Contract jobs citing zsh 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.016% 0.008% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
England median daily rate £351 - -
UK median daily rate £351 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
England median hourly rate £44.00 - £32.75
10th Percentile £42.00 - £31.38
90th Percentile £46.00 - £34.13
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £32.75

zsh is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12175 11822 10579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.80% 12.30% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7987 7490 6162
England median daily rate £430 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £158
90th Percentile £615 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 784 1132
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.50 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

zsh
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing zsh as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for zsh in England

zsh
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for zsh in England

zsh
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 zsh within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
South East - 2 £351 -
zsh
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing zsh 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 zsh.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) FishEye
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Emacs
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack

zsh
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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Emacs
2 1 (50.00%) FishEye
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft