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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 176 184
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 64 93 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 2.96% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 37
Median daily rate £400 £407 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% -7.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £313 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £44.50 £57.50 £52.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.60% +10.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

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 2693 3144 3207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.85% 35.02% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1950 1999
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 119 85
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Hampshire +1 20 £475 +18.67% 12
Berkshire +25 16 £367 -16.22% 12
Surrey +5 14 £431 +1.47% 13
West Sussex +19 6 £338 -16.92% 2
Oxfordshire -3 6 £400 -11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -29 3 £593 +152.12% 1
Middlesex +12 1 £460 - 1
Bash Shell
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 129 (82.17%) Linux
2 78 (49.68%) Python
3 76 (48.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (40.76%) DevOps
5 57 (36.31%) Red Hat
6 50 (31.85%) Ansible
7 49 (31.21%) Perl
8 47 (29.94%) Java
8 47 (29.94%) Security Cleared
9 43 (27.39%) SC Cleared
10 42 (26.75%) Puppet
11 39 (24.84%) PowerShell
12 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
13 34 (21.66%) CentOS
14 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (21.02%) Unix
15 32 (20.38%) VMware
16 31 (19.75%) Shell Script
17 30 (19.11%) SQL
18 29 (18.47%) Windows
18 29 (18.47%) JBoss
18 29 (18.47%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
20 26 (16.56%) Tomcat
20 26 (16.56%) Debian
21 25 (15.92%) Ubuntu
21 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
22 24 (15.29%) JavaScript
23 23 (14.65%) Apache
24 22 (14.01%) Ruby

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 29 (18.47%) JBoss
2 26 (16.56%) Tomcat
3 23 (14.65%) Apache
4 14 (8.92%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (7.64%) Apache Geronimo
5 12 (7.64%) Apache TomEE
6 8 (5.10%) CMS
6 8 (5.10%) Drupal
6 8 (5.10%) IIS
6 8 (5.10%) WordPress
7 5 (3.18%) Confluence
7 5 (3.18%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.64%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.47%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.82%) PaaS
4 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.18%) GitHub
4 5 (3.18%) IaaS
5 3 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.64%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.64%) Heroku
7 1 (0.64%) Route 53
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.19%) SSH
1 16 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.55%) HTTP
2 15 (9.55%) SAN
3 14 (8.92%) Firewall
4 11 (7.01%) ICMP
5 7 (4.46%) DNS
6 6 (3.82%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.18%) SSL
8 3 (1.91%) VSAN
9 2 (1.27%) DHCP
9 2 (1.27%) DVB
9 2 (1.27%) Internet
9 2 (1.27%) Skype
9 2 (1.27%) VLAN
9 2 (1.27%) VPN
10 1 (0.64%) FTP
10 1 (0.64%) LAN
10 1 (0.64%) LDAP
10 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) MySQL
2 16 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.92%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.37%) Redis
5 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.82%) Big Data
7 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.55%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.27%) DB2
9 2 (1.27%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.64%) NuoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.73%) Maven
4 6 (3.82%) JIRA
4 6 (3.82%) MSBuild
4 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.18%) Ant
6 4 (2.55%) Bower
6 4 (2.55%) Grunt
6 4 (2.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.55%) Protractor
6 4 (2.55%) Subversion
6 4 (2.55%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.91%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.91%) JUnit
7 3 (1.91%) Selenium
8 2 (1.27%) Emacs
General
1 9 (5.73%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.91%) Electronics
3 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.91%) Marketing
3 3 (1.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Avionics
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Games
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Administrator
2 29 (18.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (17.20%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (14.01%) Developer
5 20 (12.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 19 (12.10%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (10.83%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) DevOps Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Applications Specialist
9 10 (6.37%) Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) DevOps Administrator
10 9 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Java Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) Web Services
2 14 (8.92%) Java EE
3 12 (7.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (6.37%) JNDI
5 9 (5.73%) .NET
5 9 (5.73%) JAAS
5 9 (5.73%) JMS
5 9 (5.73%) JMX
5 9 (5.73%) JSON
5 9 (5.73%) RESTful
5 9 (5.73%) YAML
6 8 (5.10%) HTML
6 8 (5.10%) Node.js
7 7 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (3.82%) HTML5
8 6 (3.82%) LAMP
9 5 (3.18%) CSS
9 5 (3.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (6.37%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.73%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.10%) Clustering
6 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.55%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.91%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.27%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.27%) MPEG
9 2 (1.27%) STB
10 1 (0.64%) DataPower
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.64%) Fintech
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.64%) Online Games
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
10 1 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 129 (82.17%) Linux
2 76 (48.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (21.66%) CentOS
4 33 (21.02%) Unix
5 29 (18.47%) Windows
6 26 (16.56%) Debian
7 25 (15.92%) Ubuntu
8 11 (7.01%) Solaris
9 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.46%) SUSE
10 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
11 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.55%) AIX
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.64%) HPUX
14 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.76%) DevOps
2 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.01%) Open Source
4 15 (9.55%) Test Automation
5 13 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.01%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (7.01%) Prototyping
7 11 (7.01%) Task Automation
8 10 (6.37%) Analytics
8 10 (6.37%) Scrum
9 9 (5.73%) Release Management
9 9 (5.73%) TDD
10 7 (4.46%) High Availability
10 7 (4.46%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.46%) Workflow
11 6 (3.82%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.82%) ITIL
11 6 (3.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.68%) Python
2 49 (31.21%) Perl
3 47 (29.94%) Java
4 39 (24.84%) PowerShell
5 31 (19.75%) Shell Script
6 30 (19.11%) SQL
7 24 (15.29%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.01%) Ruby
9 16 (10.19%) Korn
10 8 (5.10%) C
10 8 (5.10%) C++
10 8 (5.10%) PHP
11 5 (3.18%) C#
12 3 (1.91%) Go
13 2 (1.27%) Groovy
14 1 (0.64%) AWK
14 1 (0.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 47 (29.94%) Security Cleared
2 43 (27.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.28%) RHCE
4 12 (7.64%) RHCSA
5 10 (6.37%) CISSP
6 5 (3.18%) Degree
7 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.91%) CCNA
8 3 (1.91%) CCNP
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.91%) MCSE
9 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.64%) MCSD
10 1 (0.64%) RHCA
System Software
1 21 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.92%) Docker
3 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.64%) vSphere
4 8 (5.10%) NFS
4 8 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.55%) KVM
6 4 (2.55%) Xen
7 3 (1.91%) iptables
7 3 (1.91%) LXC
7 3 (1.91%) Samba
7 3 (1.91%) Squid
8 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.27%) XenServer
8 2 (1.27%) zsh
9 1 (0.64%) Gluster
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 50 (31.85%) Ansible
2 42 (26.75%) Puppet
3 27 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (12.10%) SELinux
5 18 (11.46%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (8.28%) Nagios
7 6 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.18%) Cobbler
8 5 (3.18%) Terraform
8 5 (3.18%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.55%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.91%) Hyperic
10 3 (1.91%) vRealize
11 2 (1.27%) Kibana
11 2 (1.27%) logstash
11 2 (1.27%) Packer
11 2 (1.27%) Salt
11 2 (1.27%) vMotion
11 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (36.31%) Red Hat
2 32 (20.38%) VMware
3 17 (10.83%) HP
4 16 (10.19%) IBM
5 14 (8.92%) Oracle
6 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.46%) Veritas
8 6 (3.82%) 3PAR
8 6 (3.82%) Symantec
9 3 (1.91%) Arqiva
9 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.91%) SAP
9 3 (1.91%) Splunk
10 2 (1.27%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.27%) Sun
11 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.64%) Lumension
11 1 (0.64%) Nimsoft
11 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
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