The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 March 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 426 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.035% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.083% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £265 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.61% -  
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 - - -

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9071 9603 8953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.03% 42.56% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6747 7235 6478
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 45
Median hourly rate £44.25 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.15% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.25 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Bourne shell
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bourne shell in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bourne shell in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bourne shell in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bourne shell in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for Bourne shell.

1 10 (90.91%) Perl
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) C-shell
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Sun
3 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
6 4 (36.36%) KVM
6 4 (36.36%) SystemTap
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) NFS
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Korn
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) Confluence
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

Bourne 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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Junior
5 3 (27.27%) Junior Unix Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (27.27%) Unix Scripter
5 3 (27.27%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Solaris
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
1 10 (90.91%) Perl
1 10 (90.91%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) C-shell
3 4 (36.36%) SystemTap
4 3 (27.27%) Korn
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) KVM
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle