Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 183 209
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26 -8
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 173 227 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.38% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.41% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 120 99
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £263 £325 £313
90th Percentile £619 £575 £551
England median daily rate £525 £514 £500
% change year-on-year +2.19% +2.75% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +19.32% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37.50 £43.25 £41.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £61.75 £46.60
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%

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 5,026 6,656 5,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.27% 40.41% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,095 4,242 3,563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 197 173
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22.08 £21.65 £17.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £44.51 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.30% +5.66% +6.67%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -45 57 £425 -4.49% 44
Surrey +38 47 £513 +2.50% 9
Hampshire +21 43 £450 - 13
Berkshire -33 34 £463 -1.54% 29
Oxfordshire +27 13 £275 -31.25% 11
East Sussex +4 11 £500 -6.98% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £525 +29.63% 4
West Sussex +18 9 £369 -18.06% 2
Kent - 5 £550 - 2
Sussex -3 1 - -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (75.14%) Python
2 99 (57.23%) Linux
3 91 (52.60%) DevOps
4 73 (42.20%) AWS
5 58 (33.53%) Docker
6 57 (32.95%) Windows
7 52 (30.06%) Ansible
8 48 (27.75%) PowerShell
8 48 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (26.59%) Azure
10 44 (25.43%) Ruby
11 43 (24.86%) Jenkins
12 36 (20.81%) SQL
13 35 (20.23%) Kubernetes
14 34 (19.65%) Terraform
14 34 (19.65%) Git (software)
15 33 (19.08%) Java
16 32 (18.50%) Finance
16 32 (18.50%) Puppet
17 29 (16.76%) Opscode Chef
18 28 (16.18%) Node.js
19 27 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (15.03%) Configuration Management
20 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
20 26 (15.03%) AWS CloudFormation
21 25 (14.45%) VMware
22 24 (13.87%) GCP
23 22 (12.72%) JIRA
24 20 (11.56%) DNS
24 20 (11.56%) Open Source

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 19 (10.98%) Apache
2 11 (6.36%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.20%) Confluence
4 8 (4.62%) IIS
5 7 (4.05%) Drupal
5 7 (4.05%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.47%) JBoss
7 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.89%) nginx
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (2.31%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 73 (42.20%) AWS
2 46 (26.59%) Azure
3 26 (15.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (13.87%) GCP
5 18 (10.40%) Serverless
6 14 (8.09%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (8.09%) PaaS
7 13 (7.51%) Heroku
8 12 (6.94%) Office 365
9 11 (6.36%) OpenShift
10 9 (5.20%) GitHub
11 8 (4.62%) AWS CodePipeline
12 6 (3.47%) IaaS
13 5 (2.89%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (2.89%) Amazon S3
13 5 (2.89%) Power Platform
13 5 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (1.73%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) DNS
2 16 (9.25%) HTTP
3 14 (8.09%) Firewall
4 13 (7.51%) HTTPS
4 13 (7.51%) SMTP
5 9 (5.20%) SSH
6 7 (4.05%) Wireshark
7 6 (3.47%) NAS
7 6 (3.47%) VoIP
8 5 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.31%) AMQP
9 4 (2.31%) SSL
10 3 (1.73%) Internet
11 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.16%) DSL
11 2 (1.16%) Network Security
11 2 (1.16%) SAN
12 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) MySQL
2 12 (6.94%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.78%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.20%) Big Data
5 6 (3.47%) HBase
5 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.89%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.89%) Power BI
6 5 (2.89%) Redis
7 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.73%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (24.86%) Jenkins
2 34 (19.65%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.72%) JIRA
4 11 (6.36%) Selenium
5 9 (5.20%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.05%) Gradle
6 7 (4.05%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.47%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.31%) SilkTest
9 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.31%) Subversion
9 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.73%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.73%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.73%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.73%) Maven
General
1 32 (18.50%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.73%) Automotive
3 3 (1.73%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
4 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (26.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (10.40%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) Administrator
4 15 (8.67%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (6.94%) Mac Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (5.78%) Data Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) Developer
10 8 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.62%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.18%) Node.js
2 10 (5.78%) LDAP
3 8 (4.62%) Spring
4 7 (4.05%) Kafka
4 7 (4.05%) React
4 7 (4.05%) React Native
4 7 (4.05%) Web Services
5 6 (3.47%) .NET
5 6 (3.47%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (3.47%) GraphQL
5 6 (3.47%) REST
6 5 (2.89%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.89%) SOAP
7 4 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.31%) JMS
7 4 (2.31%) LAMP
7 4 (2.31%) RESTful
7 4 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.67%) Cloud Native
4 14 (8.09%) Public Cloud
5 12 (6.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (6.36%) Clustering
6 11 (6.36%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (5.20%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (3.47%) Handset
9 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.16%) CMDB
10 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 99 (57.23%) Linux
2 57 (32.95%) Windows
3 18 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 13 (7.51%) Unix
6 10 (5.78%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.20%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.05%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.47%) VMS
10 4 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.73%) AIX
11 3 (1.73%) CentOS
12 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.60%) DevOps
2 48 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (15.03%) Configuration Management
5 20 (11.56%) Open Source
6 19 (10.98%) Analytics
7 16 (9.25%) Task Automation
8 15 (8.67%) Data Science
9 14 (8.09%) Scrum
10 13 (7.51%) Migration
10 13 (7.51%) SIEM
11 11 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (5.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 10 (5.78%) Threat Intelligence
13 9 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (5.20%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.20%) TDD
13 9 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (75.14%) Python
2 48 (27.75%) PowerShell
3 44 (25.43%) Ruby
4 36 (20.81%) SQL
5 33 (19.08%) Java
6 17 (9.83%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.09%) Perl
8 9 (5.20%) Go
9 8 (4.62%) Groovy
10 7 (4.05%) Scala
11 6 (3.47%) Korn
11 6 (3.47%) PHP
12 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.31%) C
13 4 (2.31%) C#
13 4 (2.31%) VBScript
14 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.16%) VB
15 1 (0.58%) C++
15 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (4.62%) GCFA
3 8 (4.62%) GCIA
3 8 (4.62%) GCIH
3 8 (4.62%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (4.62%) OSCP
3 8 (4.62%) SSCP
4 6 (3.47%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.31%) RHCSA
5 4 (2.31%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.73%) RHCE
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) NIST
2 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.73%) NCSC
2 3 (1.73%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (33.53%) Docker
2 17 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.20%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.47%) vCloud
6 5 (2.89%) NFS
6 5 (2.89%) vSphere
7 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.58%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.58%) Ceph
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.58%) HDFS
9 1 (0.58%) KVM
9 1 (0.58%) Postfix
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (30.06%) Ansible
2 35 (20.23%) Kubernetes
3 34 (19.65%) Terraform
4 32 (18.50%) Puppet
5 29 (16.76%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (8.09%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (3.47%) Salt
7 6 (3.47%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.89%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (2.89%) OpenView
8 5 (2.89%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.31%) Nagios
9 4 (2.31%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.73%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.16%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.16%) Kibana
11 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) VMware
2 18 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.25%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.09%) Google
4 14 (8.09%) Oracle
4 14 (8.09%) Splunk
5 9 (5.20%) IBM
6 8 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.62%) ServiceNow
7 7 (4.05%) Apple
8 6 (3.47%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.47%) HP
8 6 (3.47%) New Relic
8 6 (3.47%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.89%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.89%) Cisco
10 4 (2.31%) BEA
10 4 (2.31%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (2.31%) Coverity