Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 162 219
Rank change year-on-year -21 +57 +2
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 192 250 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.47% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.72% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 119 106
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% -5.76%
10th Percentile £263 £362 £319
90th Percentile £605 £578 £571
England median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +90.91% -52.17%
10th Percentile £48.50 £51.25 £24.25
90th Percentile £61.50 £53.75 £43.65
England median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% -20.91%

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 5,501 6,712 5,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.69% 39.39% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,424 4,114 3,365
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £290
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 208 174
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.73% +8.13%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £60.58
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 -31 88 £425 -5.56% 31
Surrey +44 60 £500 - 9
Berkshire -26 52 £450 -12.24% 15
Hampshire +9 27 £409 -3.82% 21
Oxfordshire +32 19 £275 -35.29% 12
Buckinghamshire -17 17 £525 +31.25% 4
Kent +2 6 £550 - 1
East Sussex -6 6 £563 +4.65% 6
West Sussex +14 3 £375 -25.00% 3
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 130 (67.71%) Linux
2 126 (65.63%) Python
3 103 (53.65%) DevOps
4 82 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
5 78 (40.63%) Ansible
6 67 (34.90%) Docker
7 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (28.65%) Kubernetes
9 54 (28.13%) Terraform
10 51 (26.56%) Windows
11 48 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 48 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 42 (21.88%) Ruby
12 42 (21.88%) Jenkins
13 39 (20.31%) PowerShell
14 31 (16.15%) Red Hat
14 31 (16.15%) Puppet
15 29 (15.10%) Opscode Chef
15 29 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (14.58%) Scrum
17 27 (14.06%) Java
18 26 (13.54%) Apache
18 26 (13.54%) Google Cloud Platform
19 24 (12.50%) Node.js
20 22 (11.46%) AWS CloudFormation
20 22 (11.46%) SQL
21 21 (10.94%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.94%) Unix
21 21 (10.94%) VMware
21 21 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 26 (13.54%) Apache
2 13 (6.77%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 9 (4.69%) Confluence
4 9 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.69%) nginx
5 7 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.65%) IIS
5 7 (3.65%) JBoss
6 6 (3.13%) lighttpd
7 5 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.60%) Drupal
7 5 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.08%) Commerce Server
8 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 82 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (13.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (11.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (9.90%) OpenShift
6 15 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (7.81%) Serverless
7 14 (7.29%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (7.29%) Route 53
8 12 (6.25%) PaaS
9 11 (5.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (5.73%) Office 365
10 9 (4.69%) GitHub
10 9 (4.69%) Heroku
10 9 (4.69%) IaaS
11 6 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (2.60%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (2.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) Firewall
2 10 (5.21%) VoIP
3 8 (4.17%) Internet
3 8 (4.17%) SSH
4 7 (3.65%) NAS
4 7 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.13%) DSL
5 6 (3.13%) HTTP
5 6 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.13%) SMTP
6 5 (2.60%) DNS
6 5 (2.60%) SAN
6 5 (2.60%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.08%) SNMP
7 4 (2.08%) SSL
8 2 (1.04%) AMQP
8 2 (1.04%) BGP
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.04%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) MySQL
2 18 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.65%) Big Data
6 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (2.60%) MariaDB
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.08%) Power BI
9 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.04%) DB2
10 2 (1.04%) Flink
10 2 (1.04%) HBase
10 2 (1.04%) Impala
10 2 (1.04%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 42 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.33%) JIRA
4 8 (4.17%) Selenium
5 7 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.13%) Gradle
6 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.60%) GitLab
8 4 (2.08%) InstallAnywhere
9 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.56%) Phabricator
9 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.56%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.04%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.38%) Finance
3 4 (2.08%) Automotive
4 2 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
2 16 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
2 16 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 14 (7.29%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (6.77%) Developer
5 11 (5.73%) Administrator
5 11 (5.73%) Consultant
6 9 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.50%) Node.js
2 13 (6.77%) Web Services
3 11 (5.73%) LAMP
4 10 (5.21%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (3.65%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.13%) REST
6 6 (3.13%) YAML
7 5 (2.60%) React
7 5 (2.60%) React Native
7 5 (2.60%) RESTful
7 5 (2.60%) Spring
8 4 (2.08%) JSON
8 4 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (1.56%) Kafka
9 3 (1.56%) LDAP
9 3 (1.56%) Middleware
10 2 (1.04%) JMS
10 2 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 15 (7.81%) Cloud Native
4 10 (5.21%) Handset
4 10 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.17%) Clustering
6 5 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.52%) Online Games
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 130 (67.71%) Linux
2 51 (26.56%) Windows
3 21 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (10.94%) Unix
4 14 (7.29%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.77%) Windows 10
6 11 (5.73%) Mac OS
7 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.65%) AIX
8 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.08%) SUSE
9 4 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.56%) CentOS
11 2 (1.04%) Debian
11 2 (1.04%) Solaris
11 2 (1.04%) zOS
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (53.65%) DevOps
2 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (14.58%) Scrum
5 19 (9.90%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (6.25%) Kanban
7 11 (5.73%) Migration
7 11 (5.73%) Task Automation
8 10 (5.21%) BCP
9 9 (4.69%) Analytics
9 9 (4.69%) High Availability
9 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (4.69%) Open Source
10 8 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.17%) DevSecOps
10 8 (4.17%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.65%) Architectural Design
11 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 126 (65.63%) Python
2 42 (21.88%) Ruby
3 39 (20.31%) PowerShell
4 27 (14.06%) Java
5 22 (11.46%) SQL
6 21 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.38%) Korn
8 16 (8.33%) Groovy
9 15 (7.81%) Perl
10 9 (4.69%) Go
11 8 (4.17%) C++
12 7 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.13%) PHP
14 5 (2.60%) C
15 3 (1.56%) Embedded C
16 2 (1.04%) Embedded C++
16 2 (1.04%) Java 8
16 2 (1.04%) Scala
17 1 (0.52%) Lua
17 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (2.60%) GCFA
3 5 (2.60%) GCIA
3 5 (2.60%) GCIH
3 5 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (2.60%) OSCP
3 5 (2.60%) SSCP
4 4 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.08%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.56%) RHCE
6 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) Degree
7 1 (0.52%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) GDPR
1 5 (2.60%) NIST
2 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 67 (34.90%) Docker
2 17 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.81%) NFS
4 14 (7.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.17%) KVM
6 4 (2.08%) vCloud
7 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.04%) BIND 9
8 2 (1.04%) Postfix
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.52%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) HDFS
9 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 78 (40.63%) Ansible
2 55 (28.65%) Kubernetes
3 54 (28.13%) Terraform
4 31 (16.15%) Puppet
5 29 (15.10%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (5.21%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (4.17%) Salt
9 7 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.65%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.08%) Prometheus
10 4 (2.08%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.08%) vRealize
10 4 (2.08%) yum
11 3 (1.56%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (1.56%) Marathon
11 3 (1.56%) OpenView
11 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.04%) Consul
Vendors
1 31 (16.15%) Red Hat
2 21 (10.94%) VMware
3 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.85%) IBM
5 16 (8.33%) Google
6 11 (5.73%) Apple
6 11 (5.73%) Oracle
7 10 (5.21%) Splunk
8 8 (4.17%) SaltStack
9 7 (3.65%) EMC
9 7 (3.65%) New Relic
10 6 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.60%) AppDynamics
12 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.08%) BEA
12 4 (2.08%) Cisco
12 4 (2.08%) HP
12 4 (2.08%) Tableau
13 3 (1.56%) Juniper
13 3 (1.56%) Veritas