Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 January 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 210 208
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 -14
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 127 176 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 2.70% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 119
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +5.14%
10th Percentile £375 £329 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
England median daily rate £509 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.04% +4.27%
10th Percentile £37.50 £42.00 £40.88
90th Percentile £47.63 £60.00 £45.63
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,110 6,528 5,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.04% 40.80% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,567 4,186 3,643
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £590 £575 £567
England median daily rate £485 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +1.57% +0.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 151 150
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.15 £26.65 £19.31
90th Percentile £73.75 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the South East

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the South East

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the South East

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the South East

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. 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
Hampshire +36 43 £500 +8.11% 22
Surrey +47 31 £513 +10.81% 8
Thames Valley -5 28 £475 +5.56% 33
Berkshire -17 20 £475 +5.56% 19
West Sussex +18 13 £250 -47.37% 5
East Sussex +11 9 £350 -37.78% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £450 +12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +22 2 £475 +5.56% 11
Kent - 2 £550 - 1
Sussex -6 1 - -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 88 (69.29%) Python
2 73 (57.48%) Linux
3 71 (55.91%) DevOps
4 61 (48.03%) PowerShell
5 45 (35.43%) Docker
6 41 (32.28%) AWS
7 39 (30.71%) Windows
8 37 (29.13%) Terraform
9 36 (28.35%) Azure
10 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
11 33 (25.98%) Kubernetes
12 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
12 32 (25.20%) SQL
13 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
13 28 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (21.26%) DNS
15 26 (20.47%) Ruby
16 25 (19.69%) Ansible
17 24 (18.90%) Puppet
18 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
18 22 (17.32%) Java
18 22 (17.32%) Configuration Management
19 20 (15.75%) Finance
20 19 (14.96%) VMware
21 18 (14.17%) Perl
21 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
22 16 (12.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 16 (12.60%) JIRA
22 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (5.51%) Apache
1 7 (5.51%) Confluence
2 5 (3.94%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.57%) Drupal
5 2 (1.57%) FileNet
5 2 (1.57%) nginx
5 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.28%) AWS
2 36 (28.35%) Azure
3 14 (11.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (7.87%) GCP
5 9 (7.09%) GitHub
5 9 (7.09%) PaaS
6 8 (6.30%) Serverless
7 5 (3.94%) IaaS
7 5 (3.94%) Office 365
7 5 (3.94%) Power Platform
7 5 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (3.15%) Heroku
9 3 (2.36%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (2.36%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.36%) Coveralls
9 3 (2.36%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (1.57%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.26%) DNS
2 14 (11.02%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.87%) HTTP
3 10 (7.87%) SSH
4 8 (6.30%) SMTP
5 7 (5.51%) Firewall
5 7 (5.51%) HTTPS
6 6 (4.72%) DHCP
7 5 (3.94%) VPN
8 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.36%) LAN
9 3 (2.36%) Network Security
10 2 (1.57%) AMQP
10 2 (1.57%) DSL
10 2 (1.57%) Internet
10 2 (1.57%) WAN
10 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.79%) Skype
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.30%) Big Data
2 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.72%) HBase
3 6 (4.72%) MySQL
3 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.94%) Power BI
5 4 (3.15%) Redis
5 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.57%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
2 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.60%) JIRA
4 11 (8.66%) Bitbucket
5 8 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (5.51%) Gradle
6 7 (5.51%) SonarQube
7 6 (4.72%) Selenium
8 5 (3.94%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.15%) Ant
9 4 (3.15%) SilkTest
9 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.15%) Subversion
9 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.36%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (2.36%) ClearCase
10 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.36%) Maven
10 3 (2.36%) PyCharm
10 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (15.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.57%) Legal
2 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.57%) Marketing
2 2 (1.57%) Public Sector
2 2 (1.57%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Administrator
3 9 (7.09%) Data Engineer
4 8 (6.30%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.51%) Analyst
5 7 (5.51%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (4.72%) Operations Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Technical Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Technical Operations Manager
7 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Consultant
7 5 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Operations Support Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) Node.js
2 13 (10.24%) .NET
3 9 (7.09%) LDAP
4 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.72%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (4.72%) GraphQL
5 6 (4.72%) Kafka
6 4 (3.15%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) Spring
6 4 (3.15%) Web Services
7 3 (2.36%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.57%) JMS
8 2 (1.57%) React
8 2 (1.57%) React Native
8 2 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.79%) Express
9 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.15%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.57%) CMDB
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (57.48%) Linux
2 39 (30.71%) Windows
3 16 (12.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.66%) Unix
6 10 (7.87%) VMS
7 6 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.94%) CentOS
9 4 (3.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.91%) DevOps
2 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (17.32%) Configuration Management
5 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (11.02%) Open Source
7 13 (10.24%) Analytics
7 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (10.24%) Load Balancing
8 12 (9.45%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (8.66%) Data Science
9 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (7.87%) Task Automation
11 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (6.30%) Cloud Operations
12 8 (6.30%) Line Management
12 8 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (6.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 8 (6.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.29%) Python
2 61 (48.03%) PowerShell
3 32 (25.20%) SQL
4 26 (20.47%) Ruby
5 22 (17.32%) Java
6 18 (14.17%) Perl
7 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.51%) Scala
9 6 (4.72%) Go
10 5 (3.94%) PHP
10 5 (3.94%) VBScript
11 4 (3.15%) C#
12 3 (2.36%) Groovy
13 2 (1.57%) C
13 2 (1.57%) Korn
14 1 (0.79%) Julia
14 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (2.36%) GCFA
4 3 (2.36%) GCIA
4 3 (2.36%) GCIH
4 3 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.36%) OSCP
4 3 (2.36%) SSCP
5 2 (1.57%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) RHCE
6 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.36%) NCSC
2 3 (2.36%) NIST
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (35.43%) Docker
2 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.94%) NFS
5 5 (3.94%) vSphere
6 3 (2.36%) Firmware
6 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.36%) vCloud
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.79%) Ceph
8 1 (0.79%) HDFS
8 1 (0.79%) Postfix
8 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.79%) Snort
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (29.13%) Terraform
2 33 (25.98%) Kubernetes
3 25 (19.69%) Ansible
4 24 (18.90%) Puppet
5 12 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (3.15%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.36%) Nagios
8 3 (2.36%) WSUS
9 2 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (1.57%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.57%) OpenView
9 2 (1.57%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.79%) Kibana
10 1 (0.79%) logstash
10 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.79%) vRealize
10 1 (0.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.96%) VMware
3 9 (7.09%) Oracle
3 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.30%) Google
4 8 (6.30%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.72%) Splunk
6 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.94%) Tableau
7 4 (3.15%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.15%) Coverity
8 3 (2.36%) Darktrace
8 3 (2.36%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.57%) Databricks
9 2 (1.57%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.57%) FireEye
9 2 (1.57%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.57%) New Relic
9 2 (1.57%) Proofpoint