Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 203 220
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 +48
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 239 176 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.10% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 3.16% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 114 119
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.98%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £323
90th Percentile £575 £546 £535
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £43.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -25.22% +10.20%
10th Percentile £51.25 £40.90 £52.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.30 £58.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% -18.64% +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 6,568 5,564 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.33% 34.88% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,077 3,362 4,147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 234
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £18.88 £16.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

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 16 August 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
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 16 August 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 +53 145 £440 +17.33% 36
Berkshire +9 74 £475 +33.80% 21
Buckinghamshire +46 48 £400 -2.44% 2
Surrey -35 41 £500 +25.00% 21
Hampshire -30 27 £425 -2.86% 13
Oxfordshire +10 23 £425 +6.25% 13
East Sussex +3 7 £569 -1.09% 2
West Sussex -1 7 £475 +40.74% 7
Middlesex +6 5 £425 -7.61%
Kent +14 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 181 (75.73%) Linux
2 167 (69.87%) Python
3 131 (54.81%) DevOps
4 110 (46.03%) Ansible
5 82 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
6 79 (33.05%) Jenkins
7 70 (29.29%) Docker
7 70 (29.29%) Windows
8 67 (28.03%) Unix
9 66 (27.62%) Puppet
10 65 (27.20%) Git (software)
11 61 (25.52%) Red Hat
12 56 (23.43%) Java
13 53 (22.18%) Ruby
14 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (21.34%) PowerShell
16 49 (20.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 49 (20.50%) Terraform
17 46 (19.25%) Perl
18 44 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
19 43 (17.99%) Kubernetes
20 40 (16.74%) JIRA
21 39 (16.32%) SQL
22 36 (15.06%) Linux Command Line
22 36 (15.06%) Finance
22 36 (15.06%) Amazon EC2
23 35 (14.64%) Configuration Management
24 34 (14.23%) Serverless
25 32 (13.39%) Open Source
25 32 (13.39%) MongoDB

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 27 (11.30%) Tomcat
2 24 (10.04%) Confluence
3 21 (8.79%) Apache
4 17 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.18%) nginx
6 6 (2.51%) JBoss
7 5 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.09%) CICS
7 5 (2.09%) lighttpd
7 5 (2.09%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.26%) IIS
9 3 (1.26%) SAS
9 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) GemFire
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) HipChat
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) RMDS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 82 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (15.06%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (14.23%) Serverless
4 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (11.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (7.53%) OpenShift
8 13 (5.44%) AWS CodePipeline
9 10 (4.18%) GitHub
10 8 (3.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (3.35%) Amazon S3
10 8 (3.35%) IaaS
11 7 (2.93%) SaaS
12 6 (2.51%) Route 53
13 5 (2.09%) Azure Functions
13 5 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (2.09%) PaaS
14 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.97%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.28%) HTTP
3 14 (5.86%) Firewall
4 10 (4.18%) DNS
5 9 (3.77%) MPLS
5 9 (3.77%) SSL
5 9 (3.77%) VPN
6 6 (2.51%) BGP
6 6 (2.51%) DVB
6 6 (2.51%) LAN
6 6 (2.51%) NAS
6 6 (2.51%) OSPF
6 6 (2.51%) WAN
7 5 (2.09%) FTP
8 4 (1.67%) DHCP
8 4 (1.67%) Internet
8 4 (1.67%) SAN
9 3 (1.26%) ASN.1
9 3 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.39%) MongoDB
2 30 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (11.30%) MySQL
4 22 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 20 (8.37%) Redis
6 19 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (6.69%) DB2
8 13 (5.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (5.02%) Big Data
9 12 (5.02%) DB2 UDB
10 11 (4.60%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.77%) NuoDB
12 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.51%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.09%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (1.67%) MariaDB
15 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
17 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 79 (33.05%) Jenkins
2 65 (27.20%) Git (software)
3 40 (16.74%) JIRA
4 15 (6.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (5.44%) JMeter
5 13 (5.44%) LoadRunner
6 12 (5.02%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.77%) Subversion
8 8 (3.35%) Selenium
8 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.93%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.93%) JUnit
10 6 (2.51%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.67%) git-flow
12 4 (1.67%) GitLab
12 4 (1.67%) gulp
12 4 (1.67%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.26%) Grunt
13 3 (1.26%) Phabricator
General
1 36 (15.06%) Finance
2 26 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.02%) Banking
4 10 (4.18%) Spanish Language
5 7 (2.93%) Retail
6 5 (2.09%) Games
7 4 (1.67%) Electronics
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Law
8 3 (1.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (41.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (16.32%) AWS Engineer
3 37 (15.48%) AWS DevOps
3 37 (15.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) Developer
5 25 (10.46%) Administrator
6 20 (8.37%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (7.11%) Consultant
7 17 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.28%) Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) DBA
9 12 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (4.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (4.18%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.97%) JSON
2 27 (11.30%) Web Services
2 27 (11.30%) XML
3 26 (10.88%) REST
4 25 (10.46%) Node.js
5 23 (9.62%) YAML
6 20 (8.37%) SOAP
7 19 (7.95%) RESTful
8 17 (7.11%) LAMP
9 14 (5.86%) LAPP Stack
10 12 (5.02%) HTML
11 11 (4.60%) CSS
11 11 (4.60%) Middleware
12 10 (4.18%) RAML
12 10 (4.18%) Swagger
13 9 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (2.93%) LDAP
15 6 (2.51%) AngularJS
15 6 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (2.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.06%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (4.60%) iPad
2 11 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.18%) Clustering
4 9 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.09%) MPEG
6 5 (2.09%) PKI
6 5 (2.09%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.67%) User Experience
8 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.26%) STB
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 2 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 181 (75.73%) Linux
2 70 (29.29%) Windows
3 67 (28.03%) Unix
4 49 (20.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (8.79%) CentOS
6 18 (7.53%) Solaris
7 15 (6.28%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.35%) AIX
9 7 (2.93%) Debian
10 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.09%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.26%) Android
13 2 (0.84%) Fedora
13 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.84%) SUSE
13 2 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (54.81%) DevOps
2 52 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.64%) Configuration Management
4 32 (13.39%) Open Source
5 29 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (10.04%) Test Automation
7 21 (8.79%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.11%) Analytics
9 17 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (6.28%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.28%) Migration
11 14 (5.86%) Data Analytics
11 14 (5.86%) Incident Management
12 13 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (5.02%) Security Management
14 11 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 167 (69.87%) Python
2 56 (23.43%) Java
3 53 (22.18%) Ruby
4 51 (21.34%) PowerShell
5 46 (19.25%) Perl
6 39 (16.32%) SQL
7 21 (8.79%) Groovy
7 21 (8.79%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.11%) Korn
9 14 (5.86%) C
10 12 (5.02%) C++
11 11 (4.60%) PHP
12 10 (4.18%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.93%) C#
14 6 (2.51%) AWK
15 5 (2.09%) ES6
15 5 (2.09%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.26%) Go
16 3 (1.26%) sed
17 1 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) Degree
4 8 (3.35%) RHCE
5 7 (2.93%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) CCSA
8 1 (0.42%) CCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) HNC
8 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) GCP
System Software
1 70 (29.29%) Docker
2 21 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.69%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (2.51%) Postfix
5 6 (2.51%) vSphere
6 5 (2.09%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.09%) Varnish
6 5 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.67%) oVirt
7 4 (1.67%) RHEV
8 3 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.84%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.42%) ACF2
10 1 (0.42%) HDFS
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 110 (46.03%) Ansible
2 66 (27.62%) Puppet
3 49 (20.50%) Terraform
4 44 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (17.99%) Kubernetes
6 23 (9.62%) Salt
7 20 (8.37%) Packer
8 18 (7.53%) Nagios
9 9 (3.77%) Kibana
9 9 (3.77%) Mesos
9 9 (3.77%) SCOM
10 8 (3.35%) HAProxy
11 6 (2.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 6 (2.51%) CSIRT
11 6 (2.51%) logstash
11 6 (2.51%) Perfmon
11 6 (2.51%) SCCM
11 6 (2.51%) SELinux
11 6 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (2.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (25.52%) Red Hat
2 27 (11.30%) Oracle
2 27 (11.30%) VMware
3 13 (5.44%) Splunk
4 12 (5.02%) IBM
5 11 (4.60%) Cisco
5 11 (4.60%) Veritas
6 10 (4.18%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.77%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.77%) Juniper
8 8 (3.35%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.93%) HP
10 5 (2.09%) ATG
10 5 (2.09%) ForgeRock
11 4 (1.67%) F5
11 4 (1.67%) Google
11 4 (1.67%) SAP
11 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.26%) NetApp
12 3 (1.26%) Sun