Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 206 194
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +62
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 223 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.08% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 3.05% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 101 128
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.33% +1.81%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £318
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
England median daily rate £515 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +3.00% +8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £44.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.32% -20.00% +5.40%
10th Percentile £43.25 £41.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £61.75 £46.60 £58.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -13.20%

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 6,652 5,732 6,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.44% 35.23% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,243 3,557 3,733
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 173 223
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £17.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.26 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 October 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
Thames Valley +30 118 £445 +11.25% 33
Berkshire +1 66 £470 +26.60% 14
Surrey -20 45 £500 +25.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +28 35 £405 +6.58% 6
Hampshire -18 30 £425 -1.51% 8
Oxfordshire +13 17 £400 - 13
West Sussex -6 12 £450 +33.33% 1
East Sussex +7 11 £538 -6.52% 6
Middlesex +12 4 £425 -7.61% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 175 (78.48%) Linux
2 159 (71.30%) Python
3 111 (49.78%) DevOps
4 95 (42.60%) Ansible
5 78 (34.98%) Amazon AWS
6 72 (32.29%) Jenkins
7 68 (30.49%) Puppet
8 63 (28.25%) Git (software)
8 63 (28.25%) Windows
9 61 (27.35%) Perl
10 59 (26.46%) Docker
11 55 (24.66%) PowerShell
12 51 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (21.97%) Red Hat
14 48 (21.52%) Ruby
15 47 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (20.63%) Terraform
17 45 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (19.73%) Java
19 43 (19.28%) Security Cleared
20 41 (18.39%) Unix
21 38 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 37 (16.59%) SC Cleared
23 34 (15.25%) SQL
24 32 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
24 32 (14.35%) Open Source
25 31 (13.90%) Tomcat
25 31 (13.90%) Configuration Management
26 30 (13.45%) TCP/IP
26 30 (13.45%) Web Services

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 31 (13.90%) Tomcat
2 22 (9.87%) Apache
3 17 (7.62%) Confluence
4 15 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.38%) nginx
6 6 (2.69%) IIS
7 5 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.24%) CICS
7 5 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.24%) lighttpd
8 4 (1.79%) JBoss
8 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.90%) GemFire
9 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 78 (34.98%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (13.00%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (10.31%) Serverless
5 20 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (8.52%) OpenShift
7 15 (6.73%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (5.38%) GitHub
9 9 (4.04%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.04%) Route 53
10 8 (3.59%) AWS CodePipeline
11 7 (3.14%) IaaS
11 7 (3.14%) SaaS
12 5 (2.24%) Azure Functions
12 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (1.79%) PaaS
13 4 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.45%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.52%) DNS
3 17 (7.62%) HTTP
4 14 (6.28%) Firewall
5 11 (4.93%) MPLS
6 10 (4.48%) SSL
6 10 (4.48%) VPN
7 9 (4.04%) Internet
8 7 (3.14%) BGP
8 7 (3.14%) OSPF
9 6 (2.69%) DHCP
9 6 (2.69%) DVB
10 5 (2.24%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (2.24%) FTP
11 4 (1.79%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.79%) L2TP
11 4 (1.79%) NAS
12 3 (1.35%) DMZ
12 3 (1.35%) SAN
12 3 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (10.31%) MongoDB
3 21 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 19 (8.52%) Redis
5 17 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (7.62%) MySQL
6 15 (6.73%) SQL Server
7 14 (6.28%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.83%) Big Data
9 9 (4.04%) NuoDB
10 8 (3.59%) DB2
11 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.24%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
14 3 (1.35%) Power BI
14 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (32.29%) Jenkins
2 63 (28.25%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.21%) JIRA
4 9 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.14%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.14%) JMeter
5 7 (3.14%) LoadRunner
5 7 (3.14%) Maven
5 7 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.69%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.69%) JUnit
6 6 (2.69%) Selenium
6 6 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.79%) git-flow
7 4 (1.79%) GitLab
7 4 (1.79%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.35%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.35%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 25 (11.21%) Finance
1 25 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.69%) Electronics
3 5 (2.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.24%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.24%) Retail
4 4 (1.79%) Law
4 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.35%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Avionics
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (38.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (9.42%) Developer
3 20 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (8.52%) Administrator
4 19 (8.52%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (8.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Consultant
6 17 (7.62%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (4.93%) Analyst
7 11 (4.93%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (4.04%) Operations Engineer
9 9 (4.04%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (3.59%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (3.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.45%) Web Services
2 27 (12.11%) REST
3 25 (11.21%) JSON
4 22 (9.87%) XML
5 19 (8.52%) LAMP
6 18 (8.07%) SOAP
7 15 (6.73%) RESTful
7 15 (6.73%) YAML
8 14 (6.28%) LAPP Stack
8 14 (6.28%) Node.js
9 11 (4.93%) Middleware
10 10 (4.48%) RAML
10 10 (4.48%) Swagger
11 9 (4.04%) LDAP
11 9 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (2.69%) Kafka
13 6 (2.69%) Spring
14 5 (2.24%) HTML
14 5 (2.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (4.93%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.14%) Clustering
3 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.69%) PKI
5 5 (2.24%) MPEG
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.35%) STB
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) CMDB
8 2 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 175 (78.48%) Linux
2 63 (28.25%) Windows
3 41 (18.39%) Unix
4 38 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.73%) CentOS
6 14 (6.28%) Solaris
7 10 (4.48%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.59%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.24%) AIX
9 5 (2.24%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.90%) Android
11 2 (0.90%) Fedora
11 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE
12 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (49.78%) DevOps
2 51 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (14.35%) Open Source
4 31 (13.90%) Configuration Management
5 26 (11.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (11.66%) Deployment Automation
6 20 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (8.97%) Test Automation
7 19 (8.52%) Scrum
8 16 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (5.83%) Analytics
10 12 (5.38%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.38%) ITIL
11 11 (4.93%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (4.48%) Data Analytics
13 9 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.04%) ETL
13 9 (4.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (71.30%) Python
2 61 (27.35%) Perl
3 55 (24.66%) PowerShell
4 48 (21.52%) Ruby
5 44 (19.73%) Java
6 34 (15.25%) SQL
7 17 (7.62%) PHP
8 16 (7.17%) JavaScript
9 14 (6.28%) C++
9 14 (6.28%) Groovy
10 10 (4.48%) C
10 10 (4.48%) Korn
11 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.35%) AWK
12 3 (1.35%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.35%) Lua
13 2 (0.90%) C#
13 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.45%) COBOL
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) Degree
4 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.79%) RHCE
6 3 (1.35%) CCNA
6 3 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.45%) CCIE
8 1 (0.45%) CCSA
8 1 (0.45%) CCSE
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.45%) HNC
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PMP
8 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 59 (26.46%) Docker
2 18 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (4.48%) Postfix
6 7 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (3.14%) vSphere
7 6 (2.69%) oVirt
7 6 (2.69%) RHEV
8 5 (2.24%) Varnish
9 4 (1.79%) Apache Flume
9 4 (1.79%) Dovecot
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.90%) Btrfs
11 2 (0.90%) iptables
11 2 (0.90%) NFS
11 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 95 (42.60%) Ansible
2 68 (30.49%) Puppet
3 47 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (20.63%) Terraform
5 29 (13.00%) Kubernetes
6 19 (8.52%) Nagios
7 14 (6.28%) Salt
8 11 (4.93%) Packer
9 10 (4.48%) Mesos
10 9 (4.04%) HAProxy
11 7 (3.14%) Kibana
12 6 (2.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 6 (2.69%) CSIRT
12 6 (2.69%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (2.24%) Cacti
13 5 (2.24%) Grafana
13 5 (2.24%) SCOM
13 5 (2.24%) vCenter Server
14 4 (1.79%) Data Guard
14 4 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (21.97%) Red Hat
2 23 (10.31%) Oracle
2 23 (10.31%) VMware
3 18 (8.07%) Cisco
4 16 (7.17%) Splunk
5 14 (6.28%) Juniper
6 12 (5.38%) IBM
7 9 (4.04%) F5
8 8 (3.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.14%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.14%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.14%) Veritas
10 6 (2.69%) HP
11 5 (2.24%) Citrix
11 5 (2.24%) ForgeRock
12 4 (1.79%) Google
12 4 (1.79%) Guidewire
13 3 (1.35%) CA
13 3 (1.35%) New Relic
13 3 (1.35%) Tableau