Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 206 271
Rank change year-on-year +16 +65 +56
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 790 656 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.41% 1.22% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.32% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 478 325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% +9.39%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £525
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36.75 £33.75 £25.38
90th Percentile £59.75 £46.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -

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 22,699 19,738 21,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.52% 36.80% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,691 12,591 13,535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £305 £275 £263
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 624 746
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.43% +5.16%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.79 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.91 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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
North of England -24 214 £445 -11.00% 79
South East +19 209 £450 +5.88% 61
Scotland +14 101 £475 +18.75% 9
Yorkshire -27 98 £425 -15.00% 24
South West +15 93 £475 +11.44% 36
East of England +28 77 £450 +16.13% 42
Midlands -30 72 £418 -12.11% 25
North West -47 70 £478 -7.28% 48
North East +13 46 £450 -15.89% 7
West Midlands -10 43 £475 -9.52% 14
East Midlands -15 25 £400 -5.88% 11
Wales -4 15 £513 +41.38% 7
Northern Ireland +36 11 £430 -28.33% 3
Bash Shell
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 598 (75.70%) Linux
2 513 (64.94%) Python
3 436 (55.19%) DevOps
4 341 (43.16%) Amazon AWS
5 335 (42.41%) Ansible
6 302 (38.23%) Jenkins
7 288 (36.46%) Docker
8 281 (35.57%) Puppet
9 276 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
10 223 (28.23%) Git (software)
11 211 (26.71%) Windows
12 201 (25.44%) Terraform
13 200 (25.32%) Perl
14 191 (24.18%) PowerShell
15 189 (23.92%) Opscode Chef
16 182 (23.04%) Ruby
17 170 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 157 (19.87%) Kubernetes
19 153 (19.37%) Java
20 145 (18.35%) Red Hat
21 143 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 135 (17.09%) Configuration Management
23 133 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
24 132 (16.71%) Security Cleared
24 132 (16.71%) SQL
25 114 (14.43%) JIRA
26 106 (13.42%) JavaScript
27 103 (13.04%) CentOS
28 102 (12.91%) Oracle
29 99 (12.53%) SC Cleared

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 86 (10.89%) Apache
2 70 (8.86%) nginx
3 68 (8.61%) Confluence
4 50 (6.33%) OpenStack
4 50 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 29 (3.67%) JBoss
6 24 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.03%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.90%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (1.52%) IIS
11 9 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.89%) Jetty
12 7 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.51%) CMS
14 4 (0.51%) lighttpd
Applications
1 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.01%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Magento
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 341 (43.16%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (9.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 54 (6.84%) GitHub
6 49 (6.20%) Amazon S3
7 46 (5.82%) Route 53
8 44 (5.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 43 (5.44%) OpenShift
10 42 (5.32%) Serverless
11 38 (4.81%) PaaS
12 36 (4.56%) IaaS
13 34 (4.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 27 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (3.29%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (3.29%) SaaS
16 21 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
16 21 (2.66%) Slack
17 19 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (1.52%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 77 (9.75%) DNS
2 74 (9.37%) TCP/IP
3 68 (8.61%) HTTP
4 67 (8.48%) Firewall
5 51 (6.46%) SSL
6 48 (6.08%) VPN
7 36 (4.56%) SAN
8 23 (2.91%) Internet
9 18 (2.28%) DHCP
9 18 (2.28%) Skype
10 17 (2.15%) DSL
11 16 (2.03%) MPLS
12 15 (1.90%) BGP
12 15 (1.90%) SNMP
12 15 (1.90%) SSH
13 14 (1.77%) iSCSI
14 13 (1.65%) 802.11
14 13 (1.65%) Wireless
15 12 (1.52%) ICMP
15 12 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.27%) MySQL
2 81 (10.25%) MongoDB
3 72 (9.11%) SQL Server
4 71 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (8.10%) Hadoop
6 45 (5.70%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 28 (3.54%) Big Data
10 23 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.66%) Redis
12 19 (2.41%) ArangoDB
12 19 (2.41%) Neo4j
12 19 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.90%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
18 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 302 (38.23%) Jenkins
2 223 (28.23%) Git (software)
3 114 (14.43%) JIRA
4 55 (6.96%) GitLab
5 47 (5.95%) Selenium
6 40 (5.06%) Artifactory
7 29 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 29 (3.67%) Vagrant
8 28 (3.54%) SonarQube
9 27 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (3.42%) TeamCity
10 26 (3.29%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.91%) Bitbucket
12 19 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (2.28%) Metasploit
14 15 (1.90%) Burp Suite
14 15 (1.90%) Gatling
14 15 (1.90%) Maven
15 14 (1.77%) JMeter
15 14 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 66 (8.35%) Finance
2 31 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.90%) Banking
4 14 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 7 (0.89%) Electronics
6 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.63%) Law
7 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.63%) Retail
8 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.38%) Games
9 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Avionics
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (37.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (12.66%) Developer
3 86 (10.89%) AWS Engineer
4 74 (9.37%) Administrator
5 73 (9.24%) AWS DevOps
6 70 (8.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 51 (6.46%) Linux Engineer
7 51 (6.46%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (4.56%) Consultant
8 36 (4.56%) Linux Administrator
9 34 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (4.18%) Analyst
11 32 (4.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.29%) Senior DevOps
13 25 (3.16%) Platform Engineer
14 23 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 21 (2.66%) Java Developer
16 21 (2.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 21 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.99%) Web Services
2 54 (6.84%) Node.js
3 53 (6.71%) Elastic Stack
4 46 (5.82%) HTML
5 45 (5.70%) XML
6 44 (5.57%) REST
7 40 (5.06%) JSON
8 38 (4.81%) LAMP
9 36 (4.56%) LAPP Stack
10 34 (4.30%) HTML5
11 33 (4.18%) SOAP
11 33 (4.18%) YAML
12 29 (3.67%) .NET
13 26 (3.29%) LDAP
13 26 (3.29%) RESTful
14 25 (3.16%) LEMP Stack
15 21 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (2.53%) CSS
17 18 (2.28%) JMS
17 18 (2.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.96%) Public Cloud
2 37 (4.68%) Clustering
3 31 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
5 27 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.29%) PKI
7 23 (2.91%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.91%) Replication
8 22 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (2.78%) Wiki
9 19 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.77%) SCADA
11 13 (1.65%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.76%) CMDB
16 5 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 598 (75.70%) Linux
2 211 (26.71%) Windows
3 170 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 103 (13.04%) CentOS
5 95 (12.03%) Unix
6 38 (4.81%) Solaris
7 33 (4.18%) Ubuntu
8 28 (3.54%) Windows Server
9 17 (2.15%) Debian
10 16 (2.03%) Kali Linux
11 12 (1.52%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.27%) AIX
13 8 (1.01%) HPUX
14 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.51%) Android
15 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.51%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.38%) Fedora
16 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (55.19%) DevOps
2 276 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (17.09%) Configuration Management
4 133 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (12.53%) Test Automation
6 94 (11.90%) Scrum
7 79 (10.00%) Open Source
8 70 (8.86%) Migration
9 67 (8.48%) Deployment Automation
10 62 (7.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 55 (6.96%) Software Engineering
12 52 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 48 (6.08%) Microservices
15 40 (5.06%) ITIL
15 40 (5.06%) Kanban
16 39 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (4.68%) TDD
18 34 (4.30%) Security Operations
19 33 (4.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 513 (64.94%) Python
2 200 (25.32%) Perl
3 191 (24.18%) PowerShell
4 182 (23.04%) Ruby
5 153 (19.37%) Java
6 132 (16.71%) SQL
7 106 (13.42%) JavaScript
8 65 (8.23%) Shell Script
9 55 (6.96%) C
10 44 (5.57%) PHP
11 39 (4.94%) C++
11 39 (4.94%) Korn
12 37 (4.68%) C#
12 37 (4.68%) Go
13 35 (4.43%) Groovy
14 24 (3.04%) Lua
15 20 (2.53%) Scala
16 17 (2.15%) R
17 11 (1.39%) Java 8
18 10 (1.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 132 (16.71%) Security Cleared
2 99 (12.53%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.43%) Degree
4 23 (2.91%) CISSP
5 21 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.53%) CISM
7 18 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.77%) CCNA
8 14 (1.77%) OSCE
9 9 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.89%) SANS
11 6 (0.76%) CCNP
11 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.63%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.63%) GPEN
12 5 (0.63%) OSCP
12 5 (0.63%) Tigerscheme
13 4 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.54%) QA
2 22 (2.78%) GDPR
3 19 (2.41%) FINRA
4 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.13%) CDISC
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 288 (36.46%) Docker
2 50 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.52%) Postfix
6 11 (1.39%) Samba
7 9 (1.14%) NFS
8 8 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.89%) KVM
9 7 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.89%) VMware NSX
9 7 (0.89%) vSphere
10 6 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.63%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.63%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.51%) Dovecot
12 4 (0.51%) RHEV
12 4 (0.51%) Varnish
12 4 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 335 (42.41%) Ansible
2 281 (35.57%) Puppet
3 201 (25.44%) Terraform
4 189 (23.92%) Opscode Chef
5 157 (19.87%) Kubernetes
6 53 (6.71%) Nagios
7 49 (6.20%) Salt
8 34 (4.30%) Grafana
9 30 (3.80%) HAProxy
10 27 (3.42%) Kibana
11 20 (2.53%) Packer
12 19 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
12 19 (2.41%) ZABBIX
13 16 (2.03%) Graphite
13 16 (2.03%) Nessus
14 15 (1.90%) Icinga
14 15 (1.90%) Nmap
14 15 (1.90%) Prometheus
14 15 (1.90%) SELinux
15 13 (1.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 145 (18.35%) Red Hat
2 102 (12.91%) Oracle
3 93 (11.77%) Microsoft
4 75 (9.49%) VMware
5 50 (6.33%) Splunk
6 49 (6.20%) Google
7 38 (4.81%) Cisco
8 33 (4.18%) IBM
9 30 (3.80%) NetApp
10 23 (2.91%) Cloudera
11 22 (2.78%) Symantec
12 21 (2.66%) Hortonworks
12 21 (2.66%) McAfee
12 21 (2.66%) ServiceNow
12 21 (2.66%) Sybase
13 19 (2.41%) Varonis
14 17 (2.15%) CheckPoint
14 17 (2.15%) EMC
15 16 (2.03%) Juniper
16 13 (1.65%) Veritas