Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 197 220
Rank change year-on-year +29 +23 +40
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 235 160 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.05% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 3.05% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 110 119
South East median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +10.09%
10th Percentile £326 £323 £305
90th Percentile £600 £613 £603
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.11% +7.80%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -23.64% +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 6,264 5,238 6,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.47% 34.24% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,802 3,163 4,008
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £563 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 170 229
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.61 £15.23 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £71.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +47 151 £500 +5.26% 31
Berkshire +23 87 £550 +15.79% 21
Buckinghamshire +29 42 £412 -25.09% 3
Surrey -24 33 £526 +31.56% 18
Hampshire -35 28 £475 +9.20% 14
Oxfordshire +3 22 £450 -10.00% 7
West Sussex -1 10 £500 +33.33% 1
Middlesex +1 4 £419 +2.07%
East Sussex +7 2 £500 +53.85% 4
Kent +14 1 - - 1
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 171 (72.77%) Linux
2 153 (65.11%) Python
3 100 (42.55%) DevOps
4 93 (39.57%) Ansible
5 63 (26.81%) Jenkins
5 63 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (26.81%) Java
6 59 (25.11%) Unix
6 59 (25.11%) Windows
6 59 (25.11%) Git (software)
7 58 (24.68%) Puppet
8 56 (23.83%) Red Hat
9 53 (22.55%) Ruby
9 53 (22.55%) Docker
10 49 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (18.72%) Perl
11 44 (18.72%) PowerShell
12 43 (18.30%) PostgreSQL
13 42 (17.87%) SOAP
13 42 (17.87%) Web Services
14 40 (17.02%) CentOS
14 40 (17.02%) Terraform
15 39 (16.60%) JIRA
15 39 (16.60%) Configuration Management
16 38 (16.17%) JavaScript
16 38 (16.17%) SQL
17 37 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
18 36 (15.32%) Analytics
19 35 (14.89%) Node.js

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 23 (9.79%) Confluence
2 21 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.09%) Apache Spark
4 18 (7.66%) Apache
4 18 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.11%) nginx
6 8 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.55%) JBoss
8 5 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.70%) CICS
9 4 (1.70%) Jetty
9 4 (1.70%) SAS
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) uWSGI
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) HipChat
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 63 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 24 (10.21%) AWS Lambda
3 24 (10.21%) Serverless
4 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (8.09%) Google Tag Manager
7 14 (5.96%) OpenShift
8 11 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.98%) IaaS
11 6 (2.55%) PaaS
12 5 (2.13%) GitHub
13 4 (1.70%) SaaS
14 3 (1.28%) Akamai
14 3 (1.28%) Firebase
14 3 (1.28%) npm
15 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.53%) Firewall
3 12 (5.11%) WAN
4 10 (4.26%) HTTP
5 8 (3.40%) DNS
6 7 (2.98%) FTP
6 7 (2.98%) LAN
7 6 (2.55%) DVB
8 5 (2.13%) SAN
8 5 (2.13%) SSH
9 4 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.70%) Internet
9 4 (1.70%) MPLS
9 4 (1.70%) NAS
10 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.85%) Multicast
11 2 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.30%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (13.62%) Big Data
3 29 (12.34%) SQL Server
4 28 (11.91%) Hadoop
4 28 (11.91%) MySQL
5 26 (11.06%) MongoDB
6 22 (9.36%) Data Lake
6 22 (9.36%) Sqoop
7 19 (8.09%) Apache Hive
7 19 (8.09%) HBase
7 19 (8.09%) Impala
8 17 (7.23%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.53%) Redis
10 12 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (5.11%) DB2
11 10 (4.26%) DB2 UDB
12 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.98%) NuoDB
14 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 63 (26.81%) Jenkins
2 59 (25.11%) Git (software)
3 39 (16.60%) JIRA
4 15 (6.38%) Bitbucket
5 13 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.26%) JMeter
6 10 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 10 (4.26%) Subversion
6 10 (4.26%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.98%) git-flow
7 7 (2.98%) Selenium
8 6 (2.55%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.55%) gulp
9 5 (2.13%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.13%) JUnit
10 3 (1.28%) Bower
10 3 (1.28%) Grunt
10 3 (1.28%) Phabricator
10 3 (1.28%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.28%) SilkTest
General
1 30 (12.77%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.40%) Banking
4 7 (2.98%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.13%) Retail
6 4 (1.70%) Games
6 4 (1.70%) Law
6 4 (1.70%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Publishing
8 2 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (29.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.04%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (12.77%) AWS DevOps
3 30 (12.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.91%) Developer
5 22 (9.36%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Consultant
7 17 (7.23%) Administrator
8 11 (4.68%) DBA
8 11 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.26%) Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 7 (2.98%) Technical Consultant
13 6 (2.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.87%) SOAP
1 42 (17.87%) Web Services
2 35 (14.89%) Node.js
2 35 (14.89%) RESTful
3 27 (11.49%) REST
4 26 (11.06%) JSON
5 24 (10.21%) Kafka
6 22 (9.36%) XML
7 17 (7.23%) YAML
8 16 (6.81%) HTML
9 14 (5.96%) CSS
10 11 (4.68%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (4.68%) LAMP
11 10 (4.26%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.40%) Middleware
13 7 (2.98%) HTML5
13 7 (2.98%) jQuery
13 7 (2.98%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (2.98%) RAML
13 7 (2.98%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.11%) iPad
4 11 (4.68%) Clustering
5 10 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.55%) MPEG
6 6 (2.55%) User Experience
7 5 (2.13%) CMDB
7 5 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.70%) STB
9 3 (1.28%) Replication
10 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (72.77%) Linux
2 59 (25.11%) Unix
2 59 (25.11%) Windows
3 49 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (17.02%) CentOS
5 19 (8.09%) Solaris
5 19 (8.09%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.68%) Debian
7 10 (4.26%) AIX
7 10 (4.26%) SUSE
8 8 (3.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.28%) Android
10 2 (0.85%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.55%) DevOps
2 49 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.60%) Configuration Management
4 36 (15.32%) Analytics
5 28 (11.91%) Open Source
6 23 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.36%) Data Strategy
8 21 (8.94%) Test Automation
9 19 (8.09%) Tag Management
9 19 (8.09%) Web Analytics
10 18 (7.66%) Migration
11 16 (6.81%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (6.81%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.38%) ITIL
12 15 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.96%) Scrum
14 13 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (5.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 153 (65.11%) Python
2 63 (26.81%) Java
3 53 (22.55%) Ruby
4 44 (18.72%) Perl
4 44 (18.72%) PowerShell
5 38 (16.17%) JavaScript
5 38 (16.17%) SQL
6 21 (8.94%) Scala
7 20 (8.51%) Groovy
8 17 (7.23%) Korn
9 16 (6.81%) C
10 15 (6.38%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.53%) PHP
12 11 (4.68%) C++
13 9 (3.83%) C#
14 6 (2.55%) ES6
15 5 (2.13%) AWK
15 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.70%) sed
17 3 (1.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.68%) Degree
4 9 (3.83%) RHCE
5 8 (3.40%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) ISEB
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 53 (22.55%) Docker
2 23 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.36%) Apache Flume
3 22 (9.36%) HDFS
4 15 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (5.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (3.40%) vSphere
7 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
8 5 (2.13%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.85%) Gluster
10 2 (0.85%) NFS
10 2 (0.85%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.43%) ACF2
11 1 (0.43%) oVirt
11 1 (0.43%) RACF
11 1 (0.43%) RHEV
11 1 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 93 (39.57%) Ansible
2 58 (24.68%) Puppet
3 40 (17.02%) Terraform
4 37 (15.74%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (14.89%) Kubernetes
6 22 (9.36%) Oozie
7 21 (8.94%) Packer
8 18 (7.66%) Salt
9 10 (4.26%) Kibana
9 10 (4.26%) logstash
10 9 (3.83%) Cobbler
10 9 (3.83%) SCCM
11 8 (3.40%) SELinux
12 7 (2.98%) Mesos
13 6 (2.55%) HAProxy
13 6 (2.55%) Nagios
14 5 (2.13%) Perfmon
14 5 (2.13%) vCenter Server
14 5 (2.13%) WSUS
15 4 (1.70%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 56 (23.83%) Red Hat
2 30 (12.77%) Cloudera
2 30 (12.77%) Google
2 30 (12.77%) Oracle
2 30 (12.77%) VMware
3 24 (10.21%) Hortonworks
4 22 (9.36%) MapR
5 19 (8.09%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (8.09%) Talend
5 19 (8.09%) Tealium
6 17 (7.23%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.53%) Atlassian
8 12 (5.11%) Veritas
9 9 (3.83%) IBM
10 8 (3.40%) Cisco
11 7 (2.98%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.98%) Splunk
12 6 (2.55%) HP
12 6 (2.55%) New Relic
13 5 (2.13%) Sun