Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Bash Shell
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 197 286
Rank change year-on-year -19 +89 -14
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 169 190 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.14% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.24% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 118 43
South East median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -10.18%
10th Percentile £313 £329 £283
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £44.75 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -14.22% +139.86%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

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 5934 5866 6680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 35.28% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3581 4148
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017. 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 +6 95 £400 - 24
Berkshire +25 67 £413 +13.79% 17
Surrey -11 31 £400 -5.88% 4
Hampshire -18 27 £463 +8.94% 5
Buckinghamshire -29 17 £378 +16.15% 1
Oxfordshire +6 12 £400 -21.26% 6
West Sussex -6 8 £338 -10.00% 1
Middlesex +6 3 £460 +8.24%
East Sussex +2 3 £538 +14.30% 2
Home Counties - 3 - -
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 119 (70.41%) Linux
2 94 (55.62%) Python
3 62 (36.69%) Ansible
4 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (30.77%) DevOps
6 50 (29.59%) Git (software)
7 49 (28.99%) Perl
8 46 (27.22%) Puppet
9 43 (25.44%) Red Hat
10 41 (24.26%) Unix
10 41 (24.26%) Jenkins
10 41 (24.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (23.67%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (22.49%) Oracle
14 37 (21.89%) VMware
15 35 (20.71%) Windows
16 34 (20.12%) Docker
17 32 (18.93%) Ruby
18 31 (18.34%) Configuration Management
18 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
19 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
20 28 (16.57%) Firewall
21 27 (15.98%) Java
21 27 (15.98%) TCP/IP
21 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
22 26 (15.38%) SQL
22 26 (15.38%) Scrum
22 26 (15.38%) Korn

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 24 (14.20%) Apache
2 15 (8.88%) Confluence
3 13 (7.69%) nginx
4 9 (5.33%) JBoss
4 9 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.14%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.96%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.37%) IIS
9 3 (1.78%) CMS
9 3 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.78%) Mongoose
9 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.47%) IaaS
4 11 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (6.51%) SaaS
5 10 (5.92%) npm
5 10 (5.92%) Slack
5 10 (5.92%) Trello
6 9 (5.33%) Firebase
6 9 (5.33%) PaaS
7 4 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.18%) GitHub
9 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 27 (15.98%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.24%) DNS
4 15 (8.88%) LDAP
5 13 (7.69%) SAN
6 10 (5.92%) SSL
7 9 (5.33%) VPN
7 9 (5.33%) WAN
8 8 (4.73%) NAS
8 8 (4.73%) Network Security
9 7 (4.14%) BGP
9 7 (4.14%) IPsec
10 6 (3.55%) DHCP
10 6 (3.55%) OSPF
11 5 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.96%) HTTP
11 5 (2.96%) LAN
11 5 (2.96%) MPLS
12 4 (2.37%) FTP
12 4 (2.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.24%) MySQL
3 18 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.88%) Redis
6 11 (6.51%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.92%) DB2
8 8 (4.73%) DB2 UDB
8 8 (4.73%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (2.96%) SQLite
11 4 (2.37%) Big Data
11 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 41 (24.26%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.65%) JIRA
4 16 (9.47%) TeamCity
5 13 (7.69%) Maven
6 12 (7.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (7.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (6.51%) Bower
8 10 (5.92%) git-flow
8 10 (5.92%) gulp
9 9 (5.33%) PostCSS
10 8 (4.73%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.73%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (4.14%) Subversion
12 5 (2.96%) Gradle
13 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.18%) Ant
14 2 (1.18%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
15 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (8.28%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.55%) Games
3 6 (3.55%) Retail
4 3 (1.78%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) International Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Avionics
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (26.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (21.89%) Administrator
3 26 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (12.43%) Developer
5 18 (10.65%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Android Developer
8 10 (5.92%) DBA
8 10 (5.92%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (5.33%) Architect
10 8 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Server Administrator
12 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Software Integration Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.47%) HTML
1 16 (9.47%) JSON
1 16 (9.47%) Node.js
2 15 (8.88%) AngularJS
3 14 (8.28%) REST
4 13 (7.69%) CSS
4 13 (7.69%) RESTful
4 13 (7.69%) Web Services
5 12 (7.10%) .NET
6 11 (6.51%) HTML5
6 11 (6.51%) LAMP
7 10 (5.92%) Apache Cordova
7 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.92%) CSS3
7 10 (5.92%) Ionic Framework
8 9 (5.33%) Sass
9 8 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.73%) YAML
10 7 (4.14%) Angular 2
10 7 (4.14%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.06%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.92%) User Experience
4 7 (4.14%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.55%) CMDB
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (2.96%) AS400
6 5 (2.96%) Clustering
6 5 (2.96%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (2.37%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.78%) New Media
8 3 (1.78%) Online Games
8 3 (1.78%) Replication
8 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 119 (70.41%) Linux
2 41 (24.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 41 (24.26%) Unix
3 35 (20.71%) Windows
4 18 (10.65%) Solaris
5 14 (8.28%) CentOS
6 10 (5.92%) Android
6 10 (5.92%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.73%) Debian
8 6 (3.55%) SUSE
9 5 (2.96%) AIX
9 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.77%) DevOps
3 31 (18.34%) Configuration Management
4 26 (15.38%) Scrum
5 24 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
6 17 (10.06%) Test Automation
7 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.69%) Release Management
9 12 (7.10%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.51%) Change Management
10 11 (6.51%) Contingency Planning
10 11 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.92%) Android Development
11 10 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.92%) Migration
11 10 (5.92%) Task Automation
11 10 (5.92%) User Stories
11 10 (5.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.62%) Python
2 49 (28.99%) Perl
3 32 (18.93%) Ruby
4 30 (17.75%) PowerShell
5 27 (15.98%) Java
6 26 (15.38%) Korn
6 26 (15.38%) SQL
7 25 (14.79%) Shell Script
8 23 (13.61%) Groovy
9 21 (12.43%) PHP
10 20 (11.83%) JavaScript
11 16 (9.47%) C#
12 10 (5.92%) ECMAScript
13 5 (2.96%) C-shell
14 4 (2.37%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.78%) C
15 3 (1.78%) ES6
15 3 (1.78%) Scala
16 2 (1.18%) Bourne shell
16 2 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 26 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.55%) RHCE
5 3 (1.78%) CISSP
5 3 (1.78%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) CCNP
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) AS 2805
1 1 (0.59%) GCP
1 1 (0.59%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (20.12%) Docker
2 27 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.24%) Xen
4 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.33%) vSphere
6 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
6 8 (4.73%) oVirt
6 8 (4.73%) RHEV
7 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.96%) NFS
8 5 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.96%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.78%) KVM
9 3 (1.78%) Openswan
10 2 (1.18%) Gluster
10 2 (1.18%) iptables
10 2 (1.18%) pfSense
10 2 (1.18%) vCloud
10 2 (1.18%) XenServer
10 2 (1.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 62 (36.69%) Ansible
2 46 (27.22%) Puppet
3 40 (23.67%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.24%) Kubernetes
5 13 (7.69%) Terraform
6 10 (5.92%) HAProxy
7 9 (5.33%) Nagios
8 8 (4.73%) Salt
9 7 (4.14%) vCenter Server
9 7 (4.14%) vRealize
10 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (2.96%) SELinux
11 4 (2.37%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.78%) Ganglia
12 3 (1.78%) Graphite
12 3 (1.78%) StatsD
13 2 (1.18%) SCCM
13 2 (1.18%) SCOM
13 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) Red Hat
2 38 (22.49%) Oracle
3 37 (21.89%) VMware
4 11 (6.51%) Cisco
5 10 (5.92%) IBM
5 10 (5.92%) Sun
6 8 (4.73%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.55%) HP
7 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.55%) SAP
8 5 (2.96%) Juniper
9 4 (2.37%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.37%) Arista
9 4 (2.37%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.37%) EMC
9 4 (2.37%) F5
9 4 (2.37%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.37%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.37%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.78%) Splunk