The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 26 June 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.

Bash Shell
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 116 127
Rank change year-on-year +38 +11  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 39 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.79% 1.21% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 3.30% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 5
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £267 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £459 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £399
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

Bash 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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 932 1060 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.67% 36.61% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 568 497
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in Scotland

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bash Shell in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in Scotland

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in Scotland

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in Scotland

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Edinburgh +31 24 £425 - 4
Glasgow +15 13 £425 -5.55% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bash 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 44 (80.00%) Linux
2 36 (65.45%) Python
3 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (41.82%) DevOps
5 22 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 21 (38.18%) Java
6 21 (38.18%) VMware
6 21 (38.18%) Ansible
7 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 17 (30.91%) Docker
8 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (29.09%) OpenShift
9 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (27.27%) Puppet
10 15 (27.27%) Unix
11 14 (25.45%) Windows
11 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
12 13 (23.64%) Firewall
13 12 (21.82%) Scrum
13 12 (21.82%) Perl
13 12 (21.82%) Artifactory
13 12 (21.82%) SELinux
14 11 (20.00%) GitLab
14 11 (20.00%) Splunk
14 11 (20.00%) AIX
14 11 (20.00%) Finance
15 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
15 10 (18.18%) Kanban
15 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (18.18%) Performance Analysis

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) OpenShift
2 7 (12.73%) PaaS
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.82%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) SNMP
4 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) DSL
5 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) Parquet
3 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Artifactory
3 11 (20.00%) GitLab
4 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
6 3 (5.45%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (5.45%) JIRA
6 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.64%) Maven
7 2 (3.64%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.82%) Hudson
8 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Linux Specialist
3 8 (14.55%) Splunk Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Build Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Kafka
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) Grok
3 3 (5.45%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) Java EE
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.64%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) JDBC
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) JSP
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Sensu
5 1 (1.82%) Servlets
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.36%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.45%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (27.27%) Unix
4 14 (25.45%) Windows
5 11 (20.00%) AIX
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) DevOps
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Scrum
4 10 (18.18%) Kanban
4 10 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Build Automation
6 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.91%) Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.27%) Coaching
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Release Automation
10 3 (5.45%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (5.45%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.45%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 12 (21.82%) Perl
4 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.55%) Go
6 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) C
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Korn
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C-shell
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) CEH
1 6 (10.91%) CISSP
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Docker
2 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Squid
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Flume
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.82%) Samba
6 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Ansible
2 15 (27.27%) Puppet
3 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
4 12 (21.82%) SELinux
5 8 (14.55%) SCOM
5 8 (14.55%) vCenter Server
6 7 (12.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (9.09%) Prometheus
8 5 (9.09%) Xymon
9 3 (5.45%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (5.45%) logstash
10 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (1.82%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.82%) SCCM
11 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (38.18%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Splunk
4 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
4 8 (14.55%) Tripwire
5 7 (12.73%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) Black Duck
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle
8 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) CA
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Informatica
9 1 (1.82%) Sybase