Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 131 177
Rank change year-on-year +17 +46 -5
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 72 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.51% 1.01% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.33% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 12
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £319 £248 £227
90th Percentile £600 £451 £511
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £441
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.71% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% -1.33%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,767 1,631 1,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.98% 43.25% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 958 1,030
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £526 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.85 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.90 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -11 40 £475 +11.76% 6
Glasgow +9 30 £400 -3.03% 9
Dundee - 1 £400 - 1
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 60 (83.33%) Python
2 50 (69.44%) Ansible
3 44 (61.11%) Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Docker
5 32 (44.44%) DevOps
5 32 (44.44%) Java
6 31 (43.06%) Puppet
7 30 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (40.28%) Unix
9 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (37.50%) Ruby
11 26 (36.11%) Perl
12 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (31.94%) Configuration Management
14 20 (27.78%) Finance
14 20 (27.78%) Scrum
15 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
15 19 (26.39%) QA
15 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
16 18 (25.00%) Kafka
16 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 17 (23.61%) DNS
18 16 (22.22%) TDD
19 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
19 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (20.83%) Kubernetes
20 14 (19.44%) Splunk
20 14 (19.44%) Cobbler
20 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
20 14 (19.44%) Firewall

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 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.89%) JBoss
2 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 9 (12.50%) Jetty
4 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 6 (8.33%) Apache
5 6 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (5.56%) CloudStack
6 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) PaaS
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.39%) Datadog
5 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) DNS
2 14 (19.44%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) AMQP
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) HTTP
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.39%) SNMP
6 1 (1.39%) SSH
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 13 (18.06%) Big Data
3 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
4 10 (13.89%) Hadoop
5 9 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 9 (12.50%) Parquet
5 9 (12.50%) Redis
5 9 (12.50%) Riak
6 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (8.33%) GIS
8 6 (8.33%) QGIS
8 6 (8.33%) Spatial Data
9 2 (2.78%) MySQL
9 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.06%) Selenium
4 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
4 9 (12.50%) Vagrant
5 8 (11.11%) FitNesse
6 5 (6.94%) Artifactory
6 5 (6.94%) GitLab
7 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.17%) JUnit
9 2 (2.78%) Appium
9 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.78%) Gatling
9 2 (2.78%) Protractor
9 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.78%) TestNG
9 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Splunk Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Data Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.78%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Kafka
2 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 11 (15.28%) Spring
3 10 (13.89%) JPA
3 10 (13.89%) Regular Expression
4 9 (12.50%) Grok
5 8 (11.11%) HTML5
5 8 (11.11%) JMS
5 8 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (11.11%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (9.72%) Web Services
7 6 (8.33%) PostGIS
7 6 (8.33%) React
8 5 (6.94%) Node.js
9 3 (4.17%) .NET
10 2 (2.78%) lodash
10 2 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) iPad
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 29 (40.28%) Unix
3 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows
5 5 (6.94%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (1.39%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) DevOps
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.94%) Configuration Management
4 20 (27.78%) Scrum
5 16 (22.22%) TDD
6 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.67%) DSDM
8 12 (16.67%) Kanban
8 12 (16.67%) RUP
9 11 (15.28%) BDD
9 11 (15.28%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.28%) UML
10 10 (13.89%) Analytics
10 10 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (13.89%) SIEM
11 9 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (83.33%) Python
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 27 (37.50%) Ruby
4 26 (36.11%) Perl
5 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.89%) C++
6 10 (13.89%) SQL
7 6 (8.33%) Go
7 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.94%) C#
8 5 (6.94%) Groovy
8 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.78%) C
10 2 (2.78%) ES6
11 1 (1.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) CEH
1 9 (12.50%) CISSP
1 9 (12.50%) SANS
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) BS7666
3 1 (1.39%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) MISRA
3 1 (1.39%) MISRA C
System Software
1 33 (45.83%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.56%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.17%) Xen
4 3 (4.17%) XenServer
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.39%) Postfix
6 1 (1.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 50 (69.44%) Ansible
2 31 (43.06%) Puppet
3 30 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (20.83%) Kubernetes
5 14 (19.44%) Cobbler
6 5 (6.94%) SELinux
6 5 (6.94%) Tivoli
7 3 (4.17%) Nagios
8 2 (2.78%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (1.39%) Packer
9 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Splunk
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) IBM
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle
4 8 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.56%) Black Duck
6 3 (4.17%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) CommVault
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Informatica
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) New Relic
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter