Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 234 265
Rank change year-on-year +49 +31 +47
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 814 560 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.48% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 2.90% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 403 354
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £585 £521
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -19.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £27.81 £38.28 £26.85
90th Percentile £55.75 £48.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -13.20%

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 22,058 19,331 22,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.22% 37.00% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,240 12,303 14,151
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 634 790
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.27 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +8.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £16.13 £15.79 £14.24
90th Percentile £51.00 £53.53 £51.51
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
South East +23 223 £450 +12.50% 69
North of England +13 217 £445 -1.11% 71
Scotland +10 104 £475 +18.75% 17
Yorkshire -5 94 £445 -11.00% 37
East of England +43 86 £425 +11.84% 49
South West +35 75 £475 +15.15% 54
Midlands -24 71 £410 -8.89% 18
North East +33 67 £400 -25.23% 7
North West -41 56 £478 -4.50% 27
East Midlands +7 36 £400 +14.29% 9
West Midlands -31 34 £506 +1.25% 9
Northern Ireland +53 21 £435 -4.40% 5
Wales - 20 £500 - 3
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 607 (74.57%) Linux
2 552 (67.81%) Python
3 480 (58.97%) DevOps
4 375 (46.07%) Ansible
5 359 (44.10%) Jenkins
6 334 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
7 310 (38.08%) Docker
8 303 (37.22%) Puppet
9 269 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
10 262 (32.19%) Git (software)
11 232 (28.50%) Terraform
12 209 (25.68%) Windows
12 209 (25.68%) Perl
13 208 (25.55%) Opscode Chef
14 194 (23.83%) Ruby
15 183 (22.48%) Kubernetes
16 175 (21.50%) PowerShell
17 168 (20.64%) Java
18 166 (20.39%) Configuration Management
19 162 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 152 (18.67%) Red Hat
21 147 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
22 143 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
23 126 (15.48%) Test Automation
24 124 (15.23%) Security Cleared
25 116 (14.25%) JIRA
26 114 (14.00%) SQL
27 107 (13.14%) Unix
28 106 (13.02%) Scrum
29 102 (12.53%) JavaScript

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 75 (9.21%) Apache
1 75 (9.21%) Confluence
2 69 (8.48%) nginx
3 64 (7.86%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (5.16%) OpenStack
6 31 (3.81%) JBoss
7 29 (3.56%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 18 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.97%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.23%) Jetty
12 9 (1.11%) IIS
13 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.61%) CICS
14 5 (0.61%) lighttpd
15 4 (0.49%) CMS
15 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.37%) SPSS
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 334 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (8.72%) Amazon EC2
4 66 (8.11%) GitHub
5 65 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 44 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 44 (5.41%) OpenShift
7 42 (5.16%) Serverless
8 39 (4.79%) Amazon S3
9 38 (4.67%) IaaS
10 37 (4.55%) PaaS
11 36 (4.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 35 (4.30%) Route 53
13 32 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (3.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (2.95%) SaaS
16 23 (2.83%) Datadog
17 22 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (2.70%) Slack
18 15 (1.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 71 (8.72%) DNS
3 68 (8.35%) Firewall
4 51 (6.27%) HTTP
5 42 (5.16%) SSL
5 42 (5.16%) VPN
6 23 (2.83%) Internet
7 21 (2.58%) DSL
7 21 (2.58%) SAN
8 17 (2.09%) BGP
8 17 (2.09%) SSH
9 15 (1.84%) DHCP
10 13 (1.60%) FTP
11 12 (1.47%) MPLS
11 12 (1.47%) OSPF
12 11 (1.35%) NAS
12 11 (1.35%) WAN
13 10 (1.23%) AMQP
13 10 (1.23%) ICMP
13 10 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.79%) MongoDB
2 91 (11.18%) MySQL
3 76 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
4 72 (8.85%) Hadoop
5 70 (8.60%) SQL Server
6 49 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 44 (5.41%) Big Data
8 39 (4.79%) NoSQL
9 35 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (3.69%) Redis
11 23 (2.83%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (2.33%) DB2
14 18 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (2.09%) Neo4j
16 16 (1.97%) ArangoDB
17 14 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (1.47%) Couchbase
18 12 (1.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 359 (44.10%) Jenkins
2 262 (32.19%) Git (software)
3 116 (14.25%) JIRA
4 49 (6.02%) Selenium
5 46 (5.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 45 (5.53%) GitLab
7 44 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 44 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 38 (4.67%) Artifactory
9 36 (4.42%) TeamCity
10 35 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (3.32%) Cucumber
12 25 (3.07%) Maven
13 24 (2.95%) Vagrant
14 20 (2.46%) JMeter
15 18 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.84%) Subversion
17 13 (1.60%) Gatling
18 12 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
19 11 (1.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 77 (9.46%) Finance
2 39 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.46%) Banking
4 12 (1.47%) Retail
5 11 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 8 (0.98%) Law
6 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.86%) Electronics
8 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.49%) Automotive
10 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 2 (0.25%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) Marketing
12 1 (0.12%) Avionics
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 329 (40.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (12.04%) Developer
3 83 (10.20%) AWS Engineer
4 78 (9.58%) AWS DevOps
5 75 (9.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 70 (8.60%) Administrator
7 53 (6.51%) Linux Engineer
8 46 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (5.04%) Consultant
10 39 (4.79%) Senior DevOps
11 37 (4.55%) Analyst
12 36 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
13 33 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 30 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
15 29 (3.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 28 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
16 28 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
17 25 (3.07%) DBA
18 22 (2.70%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.35%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (7.25%) Web Services
3 52 (6.39%) Node.js
4 50 (6.14%) REST
5 45 (5.53%) LAMP
6 44 (5.41%) HTML
6 44 (5.41%) JSON
7 40 (4.91%) LAPP Stack
8 35 (4.30%) XML
9 31 (3.81%) HTML5
9 31 (3.81%) YAML
10 28 (3.44%) .NET
10 28 (3.44%) SOAP
11 27 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (2.95%) LDAP
13 23 (2.83%) JMS
14 22 (2.70%) CSS
14 22 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
14 22 (2.70%) RESTful
15 21 (2.58%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.90%) Public Cloud
2 44 (5.41%) Clustering
3 41 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 29 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.19%) Replication
7 22 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.46%) PKI
9 16 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.84%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.47%) iPad
13 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.23%) Wiki
15 8 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.98%) RIA
16 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 607 (74.57%) Linux
2 209 (25.68%) Windows
3 162 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (13.14%) Unix
5 91 (11.18%) CentOS
6 35 (4.30%) Solaris
7 30 (3.69%) Ubuntu
8 27 (3.32%) Windows Server
9 18 (2.21%) Debian
10 11 (1.35%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.74%) HPUX
11 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.61%) AIX
12 5 (0.61%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.49%) Android
13 4 (0.49%) Fedora
13 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.37%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (58.97%) DevOps
2 269 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (20.39%) Configuration Management
4 147 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
5 126 (15.48%) Test Automation
6 106 (13.02%) Scrum
7 99 (12.16%) Open Source
8 87 (10.69%) Deployment Automation
9 71 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 58 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (7.13%) Software Engineering
11 56 (6.88%) Microservices
12 53 (6.51%) BDD
13 52 (6.39%) TDD
14 50 (6.14%) Kanban
14 50 (6.14%) Migration
15 49 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 36 (4.42%) High Availability
17 34 (4.18%) Analytics
17 34 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 552 (67.81%) Python
2 209 (25.68%) Perl
3 194 (23.83%) Ruby
4 175 (21.50%) PowerShell
5 168 (20.64%) Java
6 114 (14.00%) SQL
7 102 (12.53%) JavaScript
8 77 (9.46%) Shell Script
9 61 (7.49%) C
10 54 (6.63%) C++
11 53 (6.51%) PHP
12 41 (5.04%) Go
12 41 (5.04%) Korn
13 38 (4.67%) Groovy
14 24 (2.95%) C#
15 18 (2.21%) Scala
16 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.11%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.98%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 124 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 91 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.93%) Degree
4 22 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.46%) CISSP
6 19 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.09%) CISM
8 14 (1.72%) CCNA
9 9 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (0.98%) CCNP
11 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.61%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.49%) RHCE
14 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.37%) CCSA
14 3 (0.37%) CCSE
14 3 (0.37%) MCSA
14 3 (0.37%) MCSE
14 3 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.93%) QA
2 19 (2.33%) GDPR
3 16 (1.97%) FINRA
4 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.12%) CDISC
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) GPG13
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 310 (38.08%) Docker
2 54 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.97%) vSphere
5 15 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.35%) Postfix
7 9 (1.11%) Samba
8 8 (0.98%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.98%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.86%) Xen
10 6 (0.74%) NFS
10 6 (0.74%) oVirt
10 6 (0.74%) RHEV
11 5 (0.61%) Varnish
11 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.49%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.49%) Dovecot
12 4 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 375 (46.07%) Ansible
2 303 (37.22%) Puppet
3 232 (28.50%) Terraform
4 208 (25.55%) Opscode Chef
5 183 (22.48%) Kubernetes
6 73 (8.97%) Nagios
7 56 (6.88%) Salt
8 36 (4.42%) Kibana
9 32 (3.93%) HAProxy
10 31 (3.81%) Grafana
11 30 (3.69%) Packer
12 24 (2.95%) logstash
13 20 (2.46%) Mesos
13 20 (2.46%) ZABBIX
14 17 (2.09%) Red Hat Satellite
15 16 (1.97%) Graphite
15 16 (1.97%) SELinux
16 15 (1.84%) Cobbler
17 13 (1.60%) Consul
17 13 (1.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 152 (18.67%) Red Hat
2 93 (11.43%) Oracle
3 74 (9.09%) VMware
4 73 (8.97%) Splunk
5 66 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 49 (6.02%) Google
7 45 (5.53%) IBM
8 39 (4.79%) Cisco
9 30 (3.69%) New Relic
10 26 (3.19%) Cloudera
11 23 (2.83%) NetApp
12 20 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.21%) Hortonworks
13 18 (2.21%) McAfee
13 18 (2.21%) Sybase
13 18 (2.21%) Symantec
14 17 (2.09%) Juniper
15 16 (1.97%) Varonis
16 15 (1.84%) SaltStack
16 15 (1.84%) TIBCO