The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 April 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
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 215 283
Rank change year-on-year +35 +68  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 659 664 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.11% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 424 296
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £554 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £363
% change year-on-year +1.74% +18.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.25 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -21.62% +42.30%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19251 21327 20829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.54% 38.15% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 14646 13547
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 470 438
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bash Shell over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England +32 611 £475 +5.55% 179
London +27 389 £500 +5.26% 85
South East +24 78 £425 -5.55% 34
City of London +10 77 £500 +5.26% 23
West Midlands +58 42 £476 -2.46% 7
Yorkshire +11 37 £400 -13.51% 18
West Yorkshire +27 33 £400 -5.88% 13
Leeds +23 33 £400 -15.78% 13
Scotland +36 31 £425 +20.31% 4
South West +10 28 £450 +9.09% 11
Shropshire - 27 £496 -
Telford - 27 £496 -
Berkshire +32 24 £438 +3.55% 18
Hampshire +23 23 £431 -4.16% 2
Surrey +13 20 £400 -11.11% 8
East of England +4 20 £413 -5.71% 11
Edinburgh +24 18 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire +14 13 £405 -14.73% 4
Glasgow +11 12 £425 +8.97% 1
Reading +16 10 £475 +13.09% 10
Cardiff +24 9 £218 -47.27%
South Wales +18 9 £218 -47.27%
Wales +16 9 £218 -47.27%
Bristol +9 9 £358 -1.37% 4
Woking +6 9 £400 -11.11%
Croydon +12 8 £500 +5.26% 1
North West -5 8 £450 +5.88% 9
Winchester +11 5 £438 -
Wiltshire +4 5 £475 - 1
North East +3 5 £475 +46.15% 1

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 1035 (76.22%) Linux
2 906 (66.72%) Python
3 717 (52.80%) DevOps
4 637 (46.91%) Puppet
5 482 (35.49%) Amazon AWS
6 480 (35.35%) Jenkins
7 479 (35.27%) Ansible
8 449 (33.06%) Ruby
9 433 (31.89%) Java
10 431 (31.74%) Docker
11 424 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
12 415 (30.56%) Perl
13 395 (29.09%) Git (software)
14 349 (25.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 333 (24.52%) Configuration Management
16 323 (23.78%) Unix
17 281 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
18 277 (20.40%) Red Hat
19 260 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
20 249 (18.34%) VMware
21 247 (18.19%) CentOS
22 239 (17.60%) Windows
23 216 (15.91%) SQL
24 207 (15.24%) Finance
25 205 (15.10%) Security Cleared
26 187 (13.77%) PowerShell
27 172 (12.67%) Shell Script
28 159 (11.71%) Terraform
29 156 (11.49%) Apache
30 155 (11.41%) JavaScript

Bash Shell
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 156 (11.49%) Apache
2 143 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 103 (7.58%) Confluence
4 98 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (5.15%) JBoss
6 64 (4.71%) nginx
7 45 (3.31%) WebSphere
8 44 (3.24%) Apache Spark
9 41 (3.02%) OpenStack
10 36 (2.65%) IIS
11 30 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (1.69%) Apache Pig
12 23 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (1.55%) WebLogic
14 20 (1.47%) Apache Geronimo
14 20 (1.47%) Apache TomEE
15 18 (1.33%) WordPress
16 15 (1.10%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.96%) CloudStack
17 13 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.29%) Stata
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.074%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.074%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 482 (35.49%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.15%) GitHub
4 64 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (4.64%) Amazon S3
6 59 (4.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (2.87%) IaaS
8 37 (2.72%) Amazon ELB
9 33 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (1.99%) PaaS
12 22 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (1.40%) Route 53
14 18 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.96%) SaaS
16 12 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.88%) Datadog
17 11 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 126 (9.28%) DNS
2 122 (8.98%) TCP/IP
3 110 (8.10%) HTTP
4 94 (6.92%) Firewall
4 94 (6.92%) LDAP
5 68 (5.01%) SSL
6 62 (4.57%) SAN
7 55 (4.05%) SSH
8 44 (3.24%) Internet
9 34 (2.50%) VPN
10 29 (2.14%) DHCP
11 28 (2.06%) Kerberos
12 23 (1.69%) Wireshark
13 16 (1.18%) AMQP
13 16 (1.18%) ICMP
14 15 (1.10%) NAS
15 14 (1.03%) tcpdump
16 13 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (0.96%) SMTP
17 12 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
2 135 (9.94%) Hadoop
3 134 (9.87%) MySQL
4 130 (9.57%) Big Data
5 80 (5.89%) MongoDB
5 80 (5.89%) SQL Server
6 73 (5.38%) NoSQL
7 69 (5.08%) Apache Hive
8 47 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 38 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (2.72%) Redis
11 36 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.91%) HBase
14 24 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.77%) MariaDB
15 21 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 20 (1.47%) DB2
17 16 (1.18%) Impala
18 15 (1.10%) Riak
Development Applications
1 480 (35.35%) Jenkins
2 395 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 154 (11.34%) Maven
4 148 (10.90%) JIRA
5 84 (6.19%) Vagrant
6 62 (4.57%) Selenium
7 58 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 50 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 50 (3.68%) TeamCity
9 43 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.09%) Subversion
11 40 (2.95%) Bitbucket
12 35 (2.58%) Artifactory
13 34 (2.50%) JUnit
14 33 (2.43%) GitLab
15 30 (2.21%) Hudson
16 25 (1.84%) Ant
17 23 (1.69%) SonarQube
18 22 (1.62%) Mockito
19 20 (1.47%) GoCD
General
1 207 (15.24%) Finance
2 107 (7.88%) Banking
3 34 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.21%) Front Office
5 29 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.06%) Retail
7 22 (1.62%) Marketing
8 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.59%) Games
9 8 (0.59%) Law
10 7 (0.52%) Electronics
10 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.52%) Publishing
11 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Advertising
12 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.074%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 501 (36.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 179 (13.18%) Developer
3 153 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 140 (10.31%) AWS DevOps
5 138 (10.16%) AWS Engineer
6 121 (8.91%) Administrator
7 113 (8.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 88 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 82 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
10 77 (5.67%) Consultant
11 74 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
12 68 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 66 (4.86%) Java Developer
14 63 (4.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 59 (4.34%) Architect
15 59 (4.34%) DevOps Consultant
16 57 (4.20%) Senior DevOps
17 52 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
18 45 (3.31%) Analyst
18 45 (3.31%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (8.32%) Web Services
2 83 (6.11%) Kafka
3 82 (6.04%) REST
4 80 (5.89%) HTML
5 79 (5.82%) Elastic Stack
5 79 (5.82%) LAMP
6 69 (5.08%) JSON
7 67 (4.93%) LAPP Stack
8 61 (4.49%) Node.js
9 60 (4.42%) XML
10 50 (3.68%) CSS
11 49 (3.61%) .NET
12 48 (3.53%) Spring
13 44 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
14 38 (2.80%) JMS
15 34 (2.50%) HTML5
15 34 (2.50%) J2EE
16 33 (2.43%) SOAP
17 30 (2.21%) Hibernate
18 29 (2.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.26%) Linux Command Line
3 62 (4.57%) Clustering
3 62 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 56 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 46 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 43 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.62%) Replication
10 20 (1.47%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.10%) User Experience
14 14 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.03%) Fintech
15 12 (0.88%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
17 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1035 (76.22%) Linux
2 349 (25.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 323 (23.78%) Unix
4 247 (18.19%) CentOS
5 239 (17.60%) Windows
6 133 (9.79%) Ubuntu
7 69 (5.08%) Solaris
8 62 (4.57%) Windows Server
9 47 (3.46%) AIX
10 37 (2.72%) Debian
11 34 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (2.28%) SUSE
13 27 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (1.40%) Android
16 15 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.03%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.88%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.81%) Apple iOS
20 9 (0.66%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (52.80%) DevOps
2 424 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (24.52%) Configuration Management
4 281 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 141 (10.38%) Open Source
6 121 (8.91%) Scrum
7 78 (5.74%) Analytics
7 78 (5.74%) Microservices
7 78 (5.74%) Migration
8 72 (5.30%) E-Commerce
9 70 (5.15%) Load Balancing
10 64 (4.71%) ITIL
10 64 (4.71%) Software Engineering
11 62 (4.57%) High Availability
12 50 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
13 46 (3.39%) Mentoring
14 44 (3.24%) Low Latency
15 43 (3.17%) TDD
16 40 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 906 (66.72%) Python
2 449 (33.06%) Ruby
3 433 (31.89%) Java
4 415 (30.56%) Perl
5 216 (15.91%) SQL
6 187 (13.77%) PowerShell
7 172 (12.67%) Shell Script
8 155 (11.41%) JavaScript
9 80 (5.89%) PHP
10 75 (5.52%) Korn
11 59 (4.34%) C++
12 54 (3.98%) C
13 49 (3.61%) Go
14 47 (3.46%) Scala
15 43 (3.17%) C#
16 33 (2.43%) Groovy
17 27 (1.99%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.77%) R
19 13 (0.96%) C-shell
20 12 (0.88%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 205 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 152 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.02%) Degree
4 33 (2.43%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.06%) RHCE
6 19 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.03%) RHCSA
8 12 (0.88%) CISSP
9 10 (0.74%) MCSE
9 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.52%) CCNA
12 6 (0.44%) CCNP
13 5 (0.37%) MCSA
14 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.29%) MCITP
14 4 (0.29%) MCP
15 3 (0.22%) CEH
15 3 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.06%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.66%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) SDET
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.074%) GCP
6 1 (0.074%) HL7
6 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 431 (31.74%) Docker
2 137 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
4 66 (4.86%) Active Directory
5 41 (3.02%) NFS
5 41 (3.02%) vSphere
6 28 (2.06%) HDFS
7 26 (1.91%) Xen
8 25 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (1.62%) Squid
10 19 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 19 (1.40%) KVM
10 19 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.25%) vCloud
12 15 (1.10%) GlusterFS
12 15 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (0.96%) iptables
13 13 (0.96%) XenServer
14 12 (0.88%) Postfix
15 10 (0.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 637 (46.91%) Puppet
2 479 (35.27%) Ansible
3 260 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
4 159 (11.71%) Terraform
5 148 (10.90%) Kubernetes
6 92 (6.77%) Nagios
7 51 (3.76%) SELinux
8 48 (3.53%) Salt
9 44 (3.24%) logstash
10 41 (3.02%) HAProxy
11 37 (2.72%) Cobbler
11 37 (2.72%) Kibana
12 32 (2.36%) ZABBIX
13 30 (2.21%) Graphite
14 29 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
15 28 (2.06%) Rancher
16 27 (1.99%) Red Hat Satellite
16 27 (1.99%) vCenter Server
17 19 (1.40%) Packer
17 19 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 277 (20.40%) Red Hat
2 249 (18.34%) VMware
3 144 (10.60%) Oracle
4 81 (5.96%) Splunk
5 69 (5.08%) IBM
6 65 (4.79%) Microsoft
7 60 (4.42%) Google
8 51 (3.76%) SaltStack
9 44 (3.24%) HP
10 38 (2.80%) Atlassian
11 33 (2.43%) EMC
12 29 (2.14%) Veritas
13 24 (1.77%) New Relic
14 23 (1.69%) AppDynamics
15 21 (1.55%) NetApp
15 21 (1.55%) Sun
16 20 (1.47%) Cisco
16 20 (1.47%) Hortonworks
17 17 (1.25%) Rackspace
18 16 (1.18%) Citrix
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