Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Bash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bash over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 196 173
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23 -25
Contract jobs citing Bash 704 338 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.37% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 2.89% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 233 214
10th Percentile £456 £365 £363
25th Percentile £513 £456 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £700 £610 £600
90th Percentile £781 £650 £675
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
10th Percentile £22.48 - -
25th Percentile £23.19 - -
Median hourly rate £28.75 - -
75th Percentile £55.94 - -
90th Percentile £69.63 - -
England median hourly rate £55.03 £53.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +62.88% -30.53%

Bash 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 16,393 11,708 9,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.11% 47.54% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,626 8,731 7,077
10th Percentile £413 £375 £369
25th Percentile £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £535 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.15% +1.90% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 70 74
10th Percentile £29.63 £20.45 £18.39
25th Percentile £35.00 £30.63 £26.81
Median hourly rate £49.99 £44.75 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +11.72% -6.44% +30.43%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.75 £57.25
90th Percentile £76.42 £68.00 £64.54
England median hourly rate £50.77 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +19.46% -2.30% -2.25%

Bash
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash in London

Bash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Bash in London

Bash
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bash in London

Bash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Bash in London

Bash
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bash in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Bash in London

Bash
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +10 75 £550 +4.76% 46
South London -10 15 £700 +25.00% 2
West London -10 8 £669 +33.80% 10
Bash
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Bash 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.

1 489 (69.46%) Python
2 420 (59.66%) DevOps
3 383 (54.40%) Terraform
4 343 (48.72%) Azure
5 326 (46.31%) CI/CD
6 317 (45.03%) Linux
7 313 (44.46%) AWS
8 309 (43.89%) Kubernetes
9 288 (40.91%) Docker
10 278 (39.49%) PowerShell
11 249 (35.37%) Agile
12 234 (33.24%) Jenkins
13 232 (32.95%) Ansible
14 217 (30.82%) Git (software)
15 191 (27.13%) Java
16 178 (25.28%) Finance
17 155 (22.02%) Windows
18 139 (19.74%) Configuration Management
18 139 (19.74%) Infrastructure as Code
19 133 (18.89%) Social Skills
20 128 (18.18%) JavaScript
21 119 (16.90%) Microsoft
22 115 (16.34%) GitLab
23 110 (15.63%) GCP
24 106 (15.06%) AWS CloudFormation
24 106 (15.06%) SQL
25 102 (14.49%) GitHub
26 96 (13.64%) C#
27 94 (13.35%) Ruby
28 93 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Bash
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 57 (8.10%) Confluence
2 26 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.13%) Apache
4 19 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.41%) nginx
6 16 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.13%) IIS
7 15 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (1.70%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.70%) Traefik
10 8 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (0.85%) JBoss
12 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.71%) CMS
13 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) GIMP
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Kondor
1 1 (0.14%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 343 (48.72%) Azure
2 313 (44.46%) AWS
3 110 (15.63%) GCP
4 106 (15.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 102 (14.49%) GitHub
6 88 (12.50%) PaaS
7 82 (11.65%) Serverless
8 69 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (7.24%) Amazon S3
10 49 (6.96%) AWS Lambda
11 44 (6.25%) IaaS
12 41 (5.82%) Azure Monitor
13 40 (5.68%) Amazon ECS
14 39 (5.54%) SaaS
15 34 (4.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 33 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 33 (4.69%) Azure Functions
16 33 (4.69%) Route 53
17 31 (4.40%) AWS CodePipeline
17 31 (4.40%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.95%) DNS
2 48 (6.82%) Firewall
3 41 (5.82%) HTTP
4 30 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.98%) SSH
6 25 (3.55%) Internet
7 21 (2.98%) SSL
7 21 (2.98%) VPN
8 18 (2.56%) FTP
9 15 (2.13%) SMTP
10 12 (1.70%) Multicast
11 9 (1.28%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.14%) Network Security
13 7 (0.99%) tcpdump
14 6 (0.85%) NAS
15 5 (0.71%) DHCP
15 5 (0.71%) SNMP
15 5 (0.71%) Wireless
16 4 (0.57%) LAN
16 4 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.69%) MySQL
4 28 (3.98%) Data Lake
5 26 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.27%) Big Data
8 18 (2.56%) Power BI
9 16 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (1.85%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.70%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.14%) BigQuery
15 8 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 234 (33.24%) Jenkins
2 217 (30.82%) Git (software)
3 115 (16.34%) GitLab
4 92 (13.07%) JIRA
5 60 (8.52%) TeamCity
6 54 (7.67%) Maven
7 42 (5.97%) Gradle
8 33 (4.69%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.41%) CircleCI
10 19 (2.70%) Artifactory
11 17 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (2.13%) Subversion
13 12 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.42%) Bitbucket Server
15 8 (1.14%) JBehave
15 8 (1.14%) MSI
16 7 (0.99%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.85%) Chocolatey
17 6 (0.85%) IBM UrbanCode
17 6 (0.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 178 (25.28%) Finance
2 133 (18.89%) Social Skills
3 73 (10.37%) Banking
4 41 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 31 (4.40%) Retail
7 26 (3.69%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (2.98%) Investment Banking
9 16 (2.27%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.99%) Front Office
11 13 (1.85%) Billing
12 12 (1.70%) Legal
13 10 (1.42%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
16 5 (0.71%) Advertising
17 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.43%) Games
19 2 (0.28%) Law
19 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 259 (36.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (14.35%) Azure Engineer
3 97 (13.78%) AWS Engineer
4 70 (9.94%) AWS DevOps
4 70 (9.94%) Developer
5 69 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 66 (9.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 57 (8.10%) Architect
8 49 (6.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 39 (5.54%) Azure DevOps
10 37 (5.26%) Data Engineer
11 36 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
12 30 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
13 28 (3.98%) Azure Architect
13 28 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
14 27 (3.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 24 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.38%) Kafka
2 64 (9.09%) REST
3 39 (5.54%) Node.js
4 36 (5.11%) Elastic Stack
5 28 (3.98%) .NET
6 25 (3.55%) JSON
7 23 (3.27%) React
7 23 (3.27%) YAML
8 21 (2.98%) CSS
8 21 (2.98%) HTML
9 20 (2.84%) Spring
10 16 (2.27%) ARM Templates
11 15 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
11 15 (2.13%) LDAP
12 13 (1.85%) Middleware
13 12 (1.70%) cloud-init
13 12 (1.70%) Spark Streaming
14 11 (1.56%) Flask
14 11 (1.56%) SOAP
15 10 (1.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.93%) Public Cloud
2 55 (7.81%) Linux Command Line
3 45 (6.39%) Cloud Native
4 28 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.69%) Private Cloud
6 24 (3.41%) Clustering
7 23 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 19 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.56%) PKI
11 14 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.42%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.42%) Equities
15 8 (1.14%) Replication
15 8 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 317 (45.03%) Linux
2 155 (22.02%) Windows
3 93 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (10.37%) Unix
5 53 (7.53%) CentOS
6 41 (5.82%) Windows Server
7 21 (2.98%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.99%) Solaris
9 11 (1.56%) VMS
10 10 (1.42%) Android
11 8 (1.14%) SUSE
12 7 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.71%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.57%) Debian
16 3 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (59.66%) DevOps
2 326 (46.31%) CI/CD
3 249 (35.37%) Agile
4 139 (19.74%) Configuration Management
4 139 (19.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 85 (12.07%) Test Automation
6 78 (11.08%) Scrum
7 76 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (10.65%) Migration
9 63 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (8.10%) Open Source
11 53 (7.53%) Analytics
12 52 (7.39%) Deployment Automation
13 51 (7.24%) Kanban
13 51 (7.24%) Microservices
14 48 (6.82%) Load Balancing
15 41 (5.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 38 (5.40%) ETL
17 37 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
18 34 (4.83%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 489 (69.46%) Python
2 278 (39.49%) PowerShell
3 191 (27.13%) Java
4 128 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 106 (15.06%) SQL
6 96 (13.64%) C#
7 94 (13.35%) Ruby
8 88 (12.50%) Go
9 86 (12.22%) Perl
10 51 (7.24%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.97%) Groovy
12 28 (3.98%) Scala
13 25 (3.55%) C++
14 23 (3.27%) C
15 12 (1.70%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.56%) R
17 10 (1.42%) PHP
17 10 (1.42%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.99%) Kotlin
19 6 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 71 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.41%) Degree
5 11 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.28%) FFIEC
7 8 (1.14%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.99%) CCNA
8 7 (0.99%) PMP
9 6 (0.85%) CISSP
9 6 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.71%) CCA
10 5 (0.71%) CEH
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.57%) RHCE
12 3 (0.43%) CCIE
12 3 (0.43%) CCNP
12 3 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.56%) GDPR
2 16 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.70%) NCSC
4 11 (1.56%) NIST
4 11 (1.56%) QA
5 9 (1.28%) GLBA
5 9 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.99%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.71%) SLA
8 4 (0.57%) WCAG
9 3 (0.43%) OASIS TOSCA
9 3 (0.43%) PMO
10 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.14%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 288 (40.91%) Docker
2 42 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (3.13%) NFS
6 12 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.71%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 5 (0.71%) vSphere
9 4 (0.57%) Firmware
9 4 (0.57%) Samba
10 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.28%) vCloud
11 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 383 (54.40%) Terraform
2 309 (43.89%) Kubernetes
3 232 (32.95%) Ansible
4 91 (12.93%) Puppet
5 54 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (4.97%) Packer
7 33 (4.69%) Consul
8 32 (4.55%) Grafana
9 30 (4.26%) Prometheus
10 27 (3.84%) Istio
11 26 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (2.70%) ZABBIX
13 18 (2.56%) Kibana
14 16 (2.27%) HAProxy
15 15 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 13 (1.85%) Rancher
16 13 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
17 12 (1.70%) Graphite
17 12 (1.70%) linkerd
Vendors
1 119 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.09%) Splunk
3 62 (8.81%) Oracle
4 61 (8.66%) VMware
5 56 (7.95%) Red Hat
6 46 (6.53%) Databricks
7 38 (5.40%) Google
8 29 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 26 (3.69%) IBM
10 21 (2.98%) Dynatrace
11 17 (2.41%) Cisco
12 15 (2.13%) F5
12 15 (2.13%) PagerDuty
13 14 (1.99%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.56%) CyberArk
15 10 (1.42%) BMC
16 8 (1.14%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.14%) StreamSets
16 8 (1.14%) Talend