Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 May 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 168 246
Rank change year-on-year -9 +78 +10
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 734 819 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.51% 1.54% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.97% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 542 323
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £313
90th Percentile £608 £600 £574
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.75 £35.54 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.73% -14.36% -24.55%
10th Percentile £38.53 £30.91 £24.00
90th Percentile £55.50 £46.00 £48.63
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +4.17% -23.64%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19,067 20,616 18,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.17% 38.85% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,188 13,152 11,807
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 543 676
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £17.19 £15.90 £16.50
90th Percentile £54.25 £51.00 £56.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +7.79%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the UK excluding London

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bash Shell in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK excluding London

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK excluding London

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK excluding London

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK excluding London

Bash Shell
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
North of England +25 309 £525 +16.67% 34
South East -20 176 £440 -7.37% 18
North West +27 135 £540 +13.68% 22
Yorkshire +37 133 £525 +16.67% 10
South West -19 75 £473 -0.53% 16
Scotland +29 52 £469 -1.32% 10
Midlands -38 49 £450 -2.70% 10
East of England +1 42 £400 -4.48% 14
North East -5 41 £400 +8.11% 2
West Midlands -1 36 £500 -4.76% 7
Wales +8 23 £550 +7.32%
East Midlands -27 13 £400 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland -2 8 £425 -2.19%
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 510 (69.48%) Linux
2 479 (65.26%) Python
3 390 (53.13%) DevOps
4 314 (42.78%) Amazon AWS
5 272 (37.06%) Git (software)
6 269 (36.65%) Ansible
7 263 (35.83%) Docker
8 256 (34.88%) Jenkins
9 232 (31.61%) Terraform
10 227 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
11 226 (30.79%) Puppet
12 202 (27.52%) Windows
13 179 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 171 (23.30%) Ruby
15 167 (22.75%) PowerShell
16 166 (22.62%) Java
16 166 (22.62%) Configuration Management
17 156 (21.25%) Kubernetes
18 151 (20.57%) Opscode Chef
19 125 (17.03%) Unix
20 118 (16.08%) Test Automation
21 116 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
22 110 (14.99%) SQL
23 109 (14.85%) Perl
24 105 (14.31%) JavaScript
25 101 (13.76%) Node.js
26 100 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 94 (12.81%) Infrastructure as Code
28 88 (11.99%) AWS CloudFormation
29 86 (11.72%) Red Hat

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 69 (9.40%) Apache
2 46 (6.27%) Confluence
3 30 (4.09%) nginx
4 26 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 22 (3.00%) OpenStack
7 20 (2.72%) IIS
8 18 (2.45%) JBoss
9 16 (2.18%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.95%) lighttpd
11 7 (0.95%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.54%) CMS
14 3 (0.41%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.41%) SAS
14 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe XD
4 4 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.54%) InVision
4 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.54%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 314 (42.78%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (11.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 64 (8.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (7.36%) GitHub
6 47 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (5.45%) Serverless
8 33 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (4.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (4.09%) Amazon S3
11 28 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (3.41%) Route 53
13 22 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 21 (2.86%) IaaS
15 19 (2.59%) OpenShift
15 19 (2.59%) PaaS
16 12 (1.63%) Office 365
17 11 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (1.50%) SaaS
18 8 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 64 (8.72%) HTTP
3 52 (7.08%) Firewall
4 40 (5.45%) SSL
5 35 (4.77%) DNS
6 22 (3.00%) Internet
7 20 (2.72%) DHCP
7 20 (2.72%) VPN
8 16 (2.18%) SSH
8 16 (2.18%) VoIP
9 15 (2.04%) VLAN
10 12 (1.63%) Network Security
11 10 (1.36%) SAN
11 10 (1.36%) SNMP
12 9 (1.23%) FTP
12 9 (1.23%) IPsec
12 9 (1.23%) MPLS
12 9 (1.23%) Skype
13 8 (1.09%) Wireless
14 7 (0.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.44%) MySQL
2 50 (6.81%) MongoDB
3 48 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 36 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
4 36 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.22%) Big Data
7 25 (3.41%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.27%) MariaDB
9 23 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.04%) DB2
12 14 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.63%) Redis
14 11 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.36%) HBase
16 9 (1.23%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 272 (37.06%) Git (software)
2 256 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 85 (11.58%) JIRA
4 41 (5.59%) GitLab
5 39 (5.31%) JUnit
6 33 (4.50%) Bitbucket
6 33 (4.50%) SonarQube
6 33 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (3.68%) Selenium
8 26 (3.54%) Spock
9 23 (3.13%) Artifactory
10 22 (3.00%) Maven
11 19 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.59%) TeamCity
11 19 (2.59%) Vagrant
12 15 (2.04%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.63%) Gradle
14 10 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.23%) Ant
15 9 (1.23%) gulp
General
1 48 (6.54%) Finance
2 28 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.63%) Banking
3 12 (1.63%) Retail
4 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.68%) Marketing
6 4 (0.54%) Electronics
6 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.27%) Law
8 2 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) Advertising
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Legal
9 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 263 (35.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 111 (15.12%) Developer
3 91 (12.40%) AWS Engineer
4 70 (9.54%) AWS DevOps
5 62 (8.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 55 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 40 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 38 (5.18%) Administrator
9 34 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 31 (4.22%) Azure Engineer
11 26 (3.54%) Platform Engineer
12 25 (3.41%) Consultant
12 25 (3.41%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.27%) WebOps Engineer
14 23 (3.13%) Architect
15 22 (3.00%) Azure DevOps
15 22 (3.00%) Support Engineer
16 21 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
17 20 (2.72%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 20 (2.72%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.76%) Node.js
2 62 (8.45%) RESTful
3 60 (8.17%) Web Services
4 51 (6.95%) HTML
5 44 (5.99%) CSS
5 44 (5.99%) React
6 40 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 40 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
7 39 (5.31%) Spring
8 33 (4.50%) Spring Boot
9 28 (3.81%) Vue.js
10 26 (3.54%) XML
11 24 (3.27%) JSON
11 24 (3.27%) YAML
12 23 (3.13%) jQuery
13 21 (2.86%) LAMP
14 20 (2.72%) Kafka
15 19 (2.59%) .NET
15 19 (2.59%) Middleware
16 16 (2.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.17%) Public Cloud
2 47 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.27%) Clustering
6 19 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.36%) Replication
8 10 (1.36%) User Experience
9 9 (1.23%) Handset
10 8 (1.09%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.82%) CMDB
11 6 (0.82%) Fintech
11 6 (0.82%) RIA
12 5 (0.68%) Wiki
13 4 (0.54%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 510 (69.48%) Linux
2 202 (27.52%) Windows
3 125 (17.03%) Unix
4 100 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (8.99%) CentOS
6 35 (4.77%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.32%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.91%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.63%) Solaris
10 12 (1.63%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.50%) AIX
12 9 (1.23%) Debian
13 7 (0.95%) SUSE
13 7 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.82%) Fedora
14 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.54%) Android
15 4 (0.54%) VMS
15 4 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (53.13%) DevOps
2 227 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (22.62%) Configuration Management
4 118 (16.08%) Test Automation
5 116 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (12.81%) Infrastructure as Code
7 72 (9.81%) Microservices
8 70 (9.54%) Open Source
9 69 (9.40%) Migration
10 63 (8.58%) TDD
11 57 (7.77%) Scrum
12 52 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 47 (6.40%) Kanban
14 46 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (5.86%) Infrastructure Automation
15 43 (5.86%) Software Engineering
16 40 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
17 38 (5.18%) Deployment Automation
18 35 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (4.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 479 (65.26%) Python
2 171 (23.30%) Ruby
3 167 (22.75%) PowerShell
4 166 (22.62%) Java
5 110 (14.99%) SQL
6 109 (14.85%) Perl
7 105 (14.31%) JavaScript
8 47 (6.40%) PHP
9 43 (5.86%) C++
10 37 (5.04%) Shell Script
11 36 (4.90%) Korn
12 35 (4.77%) Java 8
13 30 (4.09%) C
13 30 (4.09%) ES6
14 20 (2.72%) Groovy
15 17 (2.32%) C#
15 17 (2.32%) Scala
16 15 (2.04%) Go
17 12 (1.63%) R
18 8 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (3.00%) Degree
5 12 (1.63%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.23%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.41%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) CCNA
10 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.27%) CCNP
11 2 (0.27%) GCFA
11 2 (0.27%) GCIA
11 2 (0.27%) GCIH
11 2 (0.27%) IBM AIX Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.27%) RHCE
11 2 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.18%) QA
2 11 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (0.82%) GDPR
4 5 (0.68%) SLA
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 263 (35.83%) Docker
2 47 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.45%) NFS
5 17 (2.32%) KVM
6 12 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.68%) BIND 9
8 5 (0.68%) Firmware
8 5 (0.68%) LXC
8 5 (0.68%) Postfix
8 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.68%) Xen
9 4 (0.54%) HDFS
9 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.41%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.41%) Squid
11 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 269 (36.65%) Ansible
2 232 (31.61%) Terraform
3 226 (30.79%) Puppet
4 156 (21.25%) Kubernetes
5 151 (20.57%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (6.54%) Packer
7 34 (4.63%) Salt
8 29 (3.95%) Docker Swarm
9 17 (2.32%) Nagios
10 15 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
11 14 (1.91%) Consul
12 13 (1.77%) Graphite
13 11 (1.50%) Grafana
13 11 (1.50%) logstash
14 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (1.23%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.09%) Prometheus
16 7 (0.95%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.82%) WMI
18 5 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 86 (11.72%) Red Hat
2 75 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 64 (8.72%) Oracle
4 54 (7.36%) Google
5 49 (6.68%) VMware
6 28 (3.81%) Splunk
7 24 (3.27%) Cisco
8 20 (2.72%) IBM
9 17 (2.32%) NetApp
10 15 (2.04%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.77%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.63%) EMC
12 12 (1.63%) SaltStack
12 12 (1.63%) SAP
13 11 (1.50%) Apple
14 9 (1.23%) MuleSoft
15 8 (1.09%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.09%) Dell
16 6 (0.82%) BMC
17 5 (0.68%) HP