Period
to 18 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 June 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 161 152
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 -18
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 397 297 765
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.66% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 3.36% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 221 556
10th Percentile £397 £400 £400
25th Percentile £461 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £628
90th Percentile £675 £704 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £58.75
England median hourly rate £53.75 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +62.88% -34.00% +17.65%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 12,419 8,830 19,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.69% 49.28% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,284 6,581 14,521
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
25th Percentile £455 £444 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £723 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 71 106
10th Percentile £20.60 £21.50 £17.90
25th Percentile £31.25 £26.87 £21.04
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £36.84
Median % change year-on-year -5.92% +29.85% -12.85%
75th Percentile £62.00 £60.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.36 £64.88 £54.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% -3.93% +8.54%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in London

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell in London.

Daily rate trend for Bash Shell in London

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash Shell in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in London

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell in London.

Hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in London

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Central London -41 42 £550 +4.76% 70
West London +6 9 £500 +11.11% 28
South London +22 6 £560 +16.36% 4
East London +2 1 £465 -6.53% 13
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 London region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 274 (69.02%) Python
2 228 (57.43%) DevOps
3 210 (52.90%) Linux
4 190 (47.86%) Terraform
5 172 (43.32%) Azure
6 161 (40.55%) Docker
7 155 (39.04%) Ansible
8 148 (37.28%) PowerShell
9 140 (35.26%) Kubernetes
10 136 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
11 135 (34.01%) AWS
12 121 (30.48%) Jenkins
13 99 (24.94%) Java
14 98 (24.69%) Git (software)
15 97 (24.43%) Infrastructure as Code
16 74 (18.64%) Windows
17 72 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (17.38%) PaaS
18 69 (17.38%) Puppet
19 68 (17.13%) Configuration Management
19 68 (17.13%) Finance
20 67 (16.88%) JIRA
21 66 (16.62%) Security Cleared
22 64 (16.12%) Test Automation
23 61 (15.37%) JavaScript
24 58 (14.61%) GitHub
25 54 (13.60%) SQL
25 54 (13.60%) Microservices
26 48 (12.09%) Cloud Native
26 48 (12.09%) Go

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 41 (10.33%) Confluence
2 12 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.77%) CMS
4 10 (2.52%) Apache
5 8 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.76%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.76%) IIS
7 3 (0.76%) Mule
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.50%) Drupal
8 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.25%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.25%) Autodesk Flame
1 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (0.25%) Maya
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.25%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 172 (43.32%) Azure
2 135 (34.01%) AWS
3 69 (17.38%) PaaS
4 58 (14.61%) GitHub
5 46 (11.59%) IaaS
6 43 (10.83%) GCP
7 35 (8.82%) SaaS
8 33 (8.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (8.06%) Serverless
10 18 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (4.53%) OpenShift
11 13 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (3.02%) Amazon S3
13 11 (2.77%) AWS CodePipeline
14 10 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (2.02%) npm
17 7 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (1.76%) Route 53
18 6 (1.51%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.79%) Firewall
2 14 (3.53%) IPv4
3 12 (3.02%) DNS
3 12 (3.02%) SAN
4 10 (2.52%) NAS
5 9 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.02%) DECT
6 8 (2.02%) Network Security
6 8 (2.02%) VPN
6 8 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.76%) SSL
8 6 (1.51%) Broadband
8 6 (1.51%) Internet
8 6 (1.51%) IPv6
8 6 (1.51%) Multicast
8 6 (1.51%) PPP
8 6 (1.51%) UPnP
9 5 (1.26%) HTTP
10 4 (1.01%) VLAN
11 3 (0.76%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.79%) Big Data
3 16 (4.03%) MySQL
4 15 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.77%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.76%) Tableau
9 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.51%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.26%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.01%) Impala
11 4 (1.01%) Power BI
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2017
11 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 121 (30.48%) Jenkins
2 98 (24.69%) Git (software)
3 67 (16.88%) JIRA
4 48 (12.09%) Maven
5 31 (7.81%) GitLab
6 29 (7.30%) TeamCity
7 18 (4.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (4.28%) Gradle
9 13 (3.27%) GDB
10 11 (2.77%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.52%) SonarQube
12 9 (2.27%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.02%) Artifactory
13 8 (2.02%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.76%) CircleCI
14 7 (1.76%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.76%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (1.51%) git-flow
General
1 68 (17.13%) Finance
2 47 (11.84%) Social Skills
3 23 (5.79%) Banking
4 21 (5.29%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.03%) Presentation Skills
6 12 (3.02%) Retail
7 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.76%) Front Office
9 3 (0.76%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Games
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (36.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (15.62%) Developer
3 51 (12.85%) Azure Engineer
4 44 (11.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 40 (10.08%) Architect
6 34 (8.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 29 (7.30%) Senior DevOps
7 29 (7.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 25 (6.30%) Azure DevOps
9 21 (5.29%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (4.53%) Azure Architect
12 15 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (3.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.53%) Security Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) Administrator
14 13 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (3.27%) Software Engineer
15 12 (3.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.31%) REST
2 28 (7.05%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (5.79%) YAML
4 22 (5.54%) Web Services
5 21 (5.29%) Kafka
6 20 (5.04%) JSON
6 20 (5.04%) Node.js
7 17 (4.28%) CSS
7 17 (4.28%) React
8 16 (4.03%) .NET
8 16 (4.03%) HTML
9 13 (3.27%) GraphQL
10 12 (3.02%) LDAP
11 11 (2.77%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.77%) Django
12 9 (2.27%) LAMP
12 9 (2.27%) Spring
13 8 (2.02%) SOAP
14 7 (1.76%) J2EE
14 7 (1.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.09%) Cloud Native
2 32 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 29 (7.30%) Public Cloud
4 19 (4.79%) Algorithms
5 17 (4.28%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.77%) PKI
9 10 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.26%) CMDB
11 5 (1.26%) Replication
11 5 (1.26%) User Experience
12 4 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.76%) Equities
13 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 210 (52.90%) Linux
2 74 (18.64%) Windows
3 41 (10.33%) Unix
4 37 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.53%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.02%) CentOS
6 12 (3.02%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.52%) OpenWrt
7 10 (2.52%) Solaris
8 9 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.01%) VMS
11 2 (0.50%) AIX
11 2 (0.50%) Android
11 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (57.43%) DevOps
2 136 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (24.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 72 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (17.13%) Configuration Management
6 64 (16.12%) Test Automation
7 54 (13.60%) Microservices
8 43 (10.83%) Scrum
9 40 (10.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 39 (9.82%) Open Source
11 36 (9.07%) Migration
12 35 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
13 33 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (8.31%) Software Engineering
14 31 (7.81%) TDD
15 30 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (7.56%) Continuous Deployment
15 30 (7.56%) Task Automation
16 29 (7.30%) Computer Science
16 29 (7.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 274 (69.02%) Python
2 148 (37.28%) PowerShell
3 99 (24.94%) Java
4 61 (15.37%) JavaScript
5 54 (13.60%) SQL
6 48 (12.09%) Go
7 35 (8.82%) Shell Script
8 34 (8.56%) Ruby
9 30 (7.56%) Perl
10 28 (7.05%) C#
11 26 (6.55%) C
12 23 (5.79%) Groovy
13 17 (4.28%) C++
14 11 (2.77%) PHP
14 11 (2.77%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.02%) Java 8
16 5 (1.26%) AWK
16 5 (1.26%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.26%) Scala
17 4 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.03%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.78%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.27%) Degree
6 7 (1.76%) RHCE
7 4 (1.01%) RHCA
7 4 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.28%) QA
2 8 (2.02%) JTAG
3 5 (1.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) NIST
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (40.55%) Docker
2 28 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.01%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) iptables
7 3 (0.76%) NFS
8 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.50%) Samba
8 2 (0.50%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) GPFS
9 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 190 (47.86%) Terraform
2 155 (39.04%) Ansible
3 140 (35.26%) Kubernetes
4 69 (17.38%) Puppet
5 41 (10.33%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.28%) Prometheus
7 15 (3.78%) Grafana
8 14 (3.53%) Packer
9 8 (2.02%) Istio
10 6 (1.51%) Mesos
11 5 (1.26%) Nessus
12 4 (1.01%) Consul
12 4 (1.01%) Control-M
12 4 (1.01%) Kibana
12 4 (1.01%) Knative
12 4 (1.01%) Rancher
12 4 (1.01%) vRealize
13 3 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.76%) QRadar
13 3 (0.76%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 41 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.31%) Oracle
3 30 (7.56%) VMware
4 28 (7.05%) Red Hat
5 21 (5.29%) Google
6 20 (5.04%) Splunk
7 13 (3.27%) ServiceNow
8 12 (3.02%) IBM
9 8 (2.02%) Qualys
10 6 (1.51%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.51%) New Relic
10 6 (1.51%) SAP
11 5 (1.26%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.26%) Rapid7
12 4 (1.01%) Cisco
12 4 (1.01%) Databricks
12 4 (1.01%) Remedy
12 4 (1.01%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.01%) Sybase
13 3 (0.76%) EMC