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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
England / South East
Rank 154 163 213
Rank change year-on-year +9 +50  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 91 101 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 1.10% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 3.26% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 25
Median daily rate £435 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.95% +24.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -3.33% +21.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2624 3099 3269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.43% 33.61% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 2046 1883
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 35 £488 +8.33% 14
Hampshire +20 31 £435 +12.25% 3
Surrey +10 18 £375 -16.66% 4
Kent -8 2 £401 -30.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £550 +51.72% 1
Oxfordshire -22 2 £500 -9.09% 3
East Sussex +5 1 £325 -
West Sussex +2 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Bash Shell
England

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 141 (84.94%) Linux
2 89 (53.61%) Python
3 81 (48.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (36.14%) DevOps
4 60 (36.14%) Red Hat
5 51 (30.72%) Security Cleared
6 49 (29.52%) Java
6 49 (29.52%) Git (software)
7 48 (28.92%) Ansible
8 44 (26.51%) SC Cleared
9 41 (24.70%) JavaScript
10 39 (23.49%) Puppet
11 38 (22.89%) Shell Script
12 37 (22.29%) Unix
12 37 (22.29%) JBoss
12 37 (22.29%) Open Source
12 37 (22.29%) CentOS
13 35 (21.08%) Perl
13 35 (21.08%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (19.88%) Ubuntu
15 32 (19.28%) Tomcat
15 32 (19.28%) Jenkins
16 31 (18.67%) Windows
17 29 (17.47%) SQL
17 29 (17.47%) Apache
17 29 (17.47%) HTTP
18 28 (16.87%) Debian
19 27 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (16.27%) VMware
20 25 (15.06%) PowerShell

Bash Shell
Top Related 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 37 (22.29%) JBoss
2 32 (19.28%) Tomcat
3 29 (17.47%) Apache
4 24 (14.46%) WebSphere
5 23 (13.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 21 (12.65%) Apache Geronimo
6 21 (12.65%) Apache TomEE
7 8 (4.82%) CMS
7 8 (4.82%) Drupal
7 8 (4.82%) nginx
7 8 (4.82%) WordPress
8 7 (4.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (4.22%) IIS
9 6 (3.61%) Confluence
10 5 (3.01%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.81%) Jetty
12 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Exstream
2 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.82%) PaaS
4 7 (4.22%) IaaS
5 5 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.41%) GitHub
7 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.81%) Heroku
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) Office 365
8 2 (1.20%) SaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) Datadog
9 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.60%) Route 53
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.47%) HTTP
2 23 (13.86%) SSH
3 22 (13.25%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.64%) ICMP
5 15 (9.04%) SAN
6 7 (4.22%) DNS
6 7 (4.22%) SSL
7 6 (3.61%) Firewall
8 5 (3.01%) VPN
9 4 (2.41%) DHCP
9 4 (2.41%) DVB
9 4 (2.41%) FTP
9 4 (2.41%) Internet
9 4 (2.41%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.81%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.20%) InfiniBand
11 2 (1.20%) LDAP
11 2 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.20%) Telnet
11 2 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) Hadoop
2 16 (9.64%) MySQL
3 14 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.02%) Big Data
5 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.61%) Redis
7 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.41%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.60%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.60%) HBase
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 49 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.28%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.02%) JIRA
4 8 (4.82%) Maven
5 6 (3.61%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.41%) Selenium
6 4 (2.41%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.81%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.20%) Bower
8 2 (1.20%) Gradle
8 2 (1.20%) Grunt
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
8 2 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.20%) Protractor
8 2 (1.20%) Subversion
8 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.60%) Introscope
9 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (9.04%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.22%) Marketing
4 6 (3.61%) Electronics
4 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Administrator
2 36 (21.69%) Developer
3 28 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (16.87%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (10.24%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (9.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Python Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Consultant
9 11 (6.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (6.63%) DevOps Consultant
9 11 (6.63%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) JavaScript Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) WebSphere Specialist
11 9 (5.42%) Java Consultant
12 8 (4.82%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (11.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 14 (8.43%) Web Services
4 12 (7.23%) HTML
5 10 (6.02%) JSON
6 8 (4.82%) LAMP
6 8 (4.82%) YAML
7 7 (4.22%) CSS
7 7 (4.22%) HTML5
7 7 (4.22%) JNDI
7 7 (4.22%) Node.js
8 6 (3.61%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.61%) Java EE
9 4 (2.41%) J2EE
9 4 (2.41%) JAAS
9 4 (2.41%) JMX
9 4 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.41%) REST
9 4 (2.41%) RESTful
9 4 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (9.64%) Clustering
3 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.02%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.41%) Digital TV
6 4 (2.41%) MPEG
6 4 (2.41%) STB
7 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.60%) DataPower
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Online Games
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (84.94%) Linux
2 81 (48.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (22.29%) CentOS
3 37 (22.29%) Unix
4 33 (19.88%) Ubuntu
5 31 (18.67%) Windows
6 28 (16.87%) Debian
7 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.01%) Solaris
9 5 (3.01%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.81%) SUSE
11 2 (1.20%) AIX
11 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.14%) DevOps
2 37 (22.29%) Open Source
3 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.84%) Analytics
3 18 (10.84%) Prototyping
4 15 (9.04%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.23%) TDD
7 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.42%) ITIL
8 9 (5.42%) Scrum
9 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.22%) Change Control
11 6 (3.61%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (3.61%) Open Source Development
11 6 (3.61%) Server Building
11 6 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.61%) Python
2 49 (29.52%) Java
3 41 (24.70%) JavaScript
4 38 (22.89%) Shell Script
5 35 (21.08%) Perl
6 29 (17.47%) SQL
7 25 (15.06%) PowerShell
8 22 (13.25%) Ruby
9 16 (9.64%) Korn
10 14 (8.43%) C++
11 12 (7.23%) PHP
12 11 (6.63%) C
13 5 (3.01%) Groovy
14 4 (2.41%) Go
15 3 (1.81%) Jython
16 2 (1.20%) AWK
16 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
16 2 (1.20%) C#
16 2 (1.20%) Scala
17 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 51 (30.72%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) RHCE
4 7 (4.22%) Degree
4 7 (4.22%) MCSE
4 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.61%) RHCSA
6 4 (2.41%) CISSP
6 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) MCITP
7 2 (1.20%) MCP
7 2 (1.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (11.45%) Docker
1 19 (11.45%) vSphere
2 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.82%) NFS
5 5 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.41%) Xen
7 3 (1.81%) Squid
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.20%) iptables
8 2 (1.20%) LXC
8 2 (1.20%) Samba
8 2 (1.20%) UAG
9 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.60%) Ceph
9 1 (0.60%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.60%) Gluster
9 1 (0.60%) KVM
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (28.92%) Ansible
2 39 (23.49%) Puppet
3 27 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (13.86%) SELinux
5 17 (10.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (6.02%) Nagios
6 10 (6.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.01%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.41%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.81%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.81%) Opsview
10 2 (1.20%) Cacti
10 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.20%) Packer
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.20%) SCCM
10 2 (1.20%) Terraform
10 2 (1.20%) vMotion
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.60%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 60 (36.14%) Red Hat
2 27 (16.27%) VMware
3 24 (14.46%) IBM
4 17 (10.24%) HP
5 16 (9.64%) Oracle
6 11 (6.63%) Veritas
7 8 (4.82%) Atlassian
8 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.61%) SAP
10 4 (2.41%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.41%) Splunk
11 2 (1.20%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco
11 2 (1.20%) Google
12 1 (0.60%) Apple
12 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.60%) New Relic
12 1 (0.60%) Percona
12 1 (0.60%) Software AG
12 1 (0.60%) Sun
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