Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 199 259
Rank change year-on-year +20 +60 +33
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1464 1400 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.33% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 3.31% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 955 724
UK median daily rate £500 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% -
10th Percentile £325 £327 £313
90th Percentile £613 £598 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 20
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.13% -13.20% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31.05 £30.70 £37.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.75 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.55% +37.50% -15.79%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41664 42293 43550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.94% 40.12% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28946 29067 29450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £265
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 896 986
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +14.54%
10th Percentile £15.83 £14.19 £15.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35% +13.85%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
England +29 1372 £500 +8.11% 200
London +1 880 £513 +4.06% 98
UK excluding London +41 561 £425 - 106
South East -3 175 £400 -5.33% 36
North of England +73 174 £450 +5.88% 34
North West +29 86 £500 +11.11% 11
Yorkshire +44 80 £500 +16.28% 22
Midlands +89 77 £450 +5.88% 10
Scotland +46 72 £400 +8.84% 3
West Midlands +61 43 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands +25 35 £350 -17.65% 10
East of England -19 35 £380 -5.00% 17
South West -33 28 £413 -8.33% 5
North East +63 21 £535 +63.36% 1
Northern Ireland -45 6 £455 +13.48%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1093 (74.66%) Linux
2 1042 (71.17%) Python
3 764 (52.19%) DevOps
4 586 (40.03%) Puppet
5 565 (38.59%) Ansible
6 545 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
7 540 (36.89%) Docker
8 532 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
9 528 (36.07%) Jenkins
10 527 (36.00%) Git (software)
11 519 (35.45%) Java
12 425 (29.03%) Configuration Management
12 425 (29.03%) Ruby
13 374 (25.55%) Unix
14 373 (25.48%) Perl
15 350 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
16 307 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
17 267 (18.24%) Terraform
18 265 (18.10%) Security Cleared
19 263 (17.96%) Red Hat
20 261 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 258 (17.62%) Kubernetes
22 253 (17.28%) Finance
23 232 (15.85%) Windows
24 226 (15.44%) JIRA
25 220 (15.03%) CentOS
26 216 (14.75%) VMware
27 209 (14.28%) SQL
28 208 (14.21%) Maven
29 198 (13.52%) Firewall

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
1 181 (12.36%) Apache
2 152 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
3 147 (10.04%) Tomcat
4 131 (8.95%) nginx
5 126 (8.61%) Confluence
6 75 (5.12%) JBoss
7 42 (2.87%) OpenStack
8 40 (2.73%) WebLogic
9 39 (2.66%) Apache Spark
10 27 (1.84%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 20 (1.37%) IIS
11 20 (1.37%) Jetty
12 18 (1.23%) iPlanet
13 16 (1.09%) Apache Pig
13 16 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
14 13 (0.89%) CMS
14 13 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.61%) MQSeries
15 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (0.89%) HipChat
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.27%) Stata
5 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.068%) Magento
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 545 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (6.83%) Amazon EC2
4 96 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 84 (5.74%) Amazon S3
6 83 (5.67%) GitHub
7 70 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 66 (4.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 44 (3.01%) IaaS
10 42 (2.87%) SaaS
10 42 (2.87%) Slack
11 40 (2.73%) PaaS
12 38 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (2.39%) OpenShift
14 34 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
15 33 (2.25%) Route 53
16 29 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
16 29 (1.98%) Serverless
17 26 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
18 21 (1.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 198 (13.52%) Firewall
1 198 (13.52%) TCP/IP
2 180 (12.30%) DNS
3 176 (12.02%) HTTP
4 98 (6.69%) SSL
5 82 (5.60%) LDAP
6 56 (3.83%) WAN
7 55 (3.76%) SAN
8 54 (3.69%) Network Security
9 53 (3.62%) IPsec
10 49 (3.35%) VPN
11 44 (3.01%) DHCP
12 41 (2.80%) NAS
13 36 (2.46%) HTTPS
14 30 (2.05%) LAN
15 29 (1.98%) Internet
16 28 (1.91%) SSH
17 21 (1.43%) BGP
17 21 (1.43%) OpenVPN
18 19 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (11.61%) MongoDB
2 159 (10.86%) MySQL
3 145 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 127 (8.67%) Relational Database
5 105 (7.17%) Hadoop
6 97 (6.63%) SQL Server
7 95 (6.49%) Big Data
8 92 (6.28%) NoSQL
9 83 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
9 83 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 48 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 45 (3.07%) Redis
12 32 (2.19%) DB2
13 31 (2.12%) Apache Hive
14 29 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.64%) Oracle Database
16 23 (1.57%) HBase
16 23 (1.57%) Riak
17 17 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (0.89%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 528 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 527 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 226 (15.44%) JIRA
4 208 (14.21%) Maven
5 136 (9.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 114 (7.79%) TeamCity
7 98 (6.69%) Subversion
8 90 (6.15%) Artifactory
9 67 (4.58%) Selenium
10 66 (4.51%) Vagrant
11 61 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 56 (3.83%) SonarQube
13 54 (3.69%) Bitbucket
14 41 (2.80%) JUnit
15 37 (2.53%) Cucumber
16 36 (2.46%) GitLab
17 32 (2.19%) Ant
18 28 (1.91%) Mockito
19 26 (1.78%) git-flow
19 26 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 253 (17.28%) Finance
2 124 (8.47%) Banking
3 61 (4.17%) Front Office
4 41 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.84%) Games
8 24 (1.64%) Retail
9 20 (1.37%) Marketing
10 13 (0.89%) Electronics
11 12 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.75%) Law
12 11 (0.75%) Publishing
13 10 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Billing
15 5 (0.34%) Back Office
16 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.27%) Legal
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 562 (38.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 199 (13.59%) Linux Engineer
3 198 (13.52%) Developer
4 176 (12.02%) AWS Engineer
5 172 (11.75%) AWS DevOps
6 150 (10.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 126 (8.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 113 (7.72%) Administrator
8 113 (7.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 79 (5.40%) Java Developer
10 74 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
11 64 (4.37%) Architect
12 62 (4.23%) Analyst
13 60 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
14 58 (3.96%) Consultant
15 56 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 53 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
17 52 (3.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 48 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
18 48 (3.28%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (11.75%) Elastic Stack
2 168 (11.48%) Web Services
3 145 (9.90%) Node.js
4 106 (7.24%) HTML
5 82 (5.60%) Spring
6 77 (5.26%) Kafka
6 77 (5.26%) REST
7 71 (4.85%) .NET
8 64 (4.37%) RESTful
9 63 (4.30%) CSS
10 61 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
11 58 (3.96%) HTML5
11 58 (3.96%) JMS
12 53 (3.62%) JSON
13 51 (3.48%) LAMP
14 50 (3.42%) J2EE
15 49 (3.35%) XML
16 47 (3.21%) AngularJS
16 47 (3.21%) LAPP Stack
17 41 (2.80%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.69%) Clustering
2 96 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 64 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
6 54 (3.69%) Public Cloud
7 39 (2.66%) Replication
8 29 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
10 27 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.50%) Fintech
12 21 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (1.37%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.23%) PKI
15 16 (1.09%) Derivative
15 16 (1.09%) Device Driver
16 15 (1.02%) Private Cloud
16 15 (1.02%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.89%) User Experience
18 12 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1093 (74.66%) Linux
2 374 (25.55%) Unix
3 261 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 232 (15.85%) Windows
5 220 (15.03%) CentOS
6 116 (7.92%) Ubuntu
7 72 (4.92%) Solaris
8 58 (3.96%) Windows Server
9 44 (3.01%) AIX
10 42 (2.87%) Debian
11 36 (2.46%) SUSE
12 35 (2.39%) CoreOS
13 22 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (1.37%) HPUX
15 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.89%) Android
18 6 (0.41%) Fedora
19 4 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
19 4 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (52.19%) DevOps
2 532 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (29.03%) Configuration Management
4 307 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 179 (12.23%) Scrum
6 148 (10.11%) Load Balancing
7 146 (9.97%) Test Automation
8 142 (9.70%) Open Source
9 139 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 127 (8.67%) Microservices
11 99 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 97 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 70 (4.78%) Kanban
14 67 (4.58%) TDD
15 65 (4.44%) High Availability
15 65 (4.44%) Migration
16 63 (4.30%) ITIL
17 62 (4.23%) Unit Testing
18 61 (4.17%) BDD
18 61 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1042 (71.17%) Python
2 519 (35.45%) Java
3 425 (29.03%) Ruby
4 373 (25.48%) Perl
5 209 (14.28%) SQL
6 168 (11.48%) PowerShell
7 164 (11.20%) Shell Script
8 152 (10.38%) JavaScript
9 145 (9.90%) Korn
10 123 (8.40%) Go
11 102 (6.97%) Groovy
12 95 (6.49%) PHP
13 71 (4.85%) C#
14 62 (4.23%) C-shell
15 56 (3.83%) Scala
16 46 (3.14%) C++
17 44 (3.01%) C
18 19 (1.30%) VB
19 17 (1.16%) R
20 15 (1.02%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 265 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 192 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 88 (6.01%) Degree
4 38 (2.60%) CISSP
5 35 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.12%) AWS Certification
7 26 (1.78%) CEH
8 25 (1.71%) RHCE
8 25 (1.71%) SANS
9 18 (1.23%) CREST Certified
9 18 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.89%) GIAC
11 12 (0.82%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.61%) CCNP
12 9 (0.61%) RHCA
13 7 (0.48%) CCNA
14 6 (0.41%) MySQL Certification
15 5 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.71%) QA
2 29 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.02%) SLA
4 11 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.68%) GCP
6 7 (0.48%) AS 2805
6 7 (0.48%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.20%) MiFID
10 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 2 (0.14%) GDPR
11 1 (0.068%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.068%) JTAG
11 1 (0.068%) MISRA
System Software
1 540 (36.89%) Docker
2 115 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.21%) KVM
5 42 (2.87%) Xen
6 37 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.46%) Active Directory
8 30 (2.05%) Samba
9 21 (1.43%) LXC
10 20 (1.37%) Squid
10 20 (1.37%) vSphere
11 18 (1.23%) etcd
11 18 (1.23%) NFS
12 17 (1.16%) vCloud
12 17 (1.16%) VMware NSX
13 15 (1.02%) Postfix
14 13 (0.89%) iptables
15 12 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 586 (40.03%) Puppet
2 565 (38.59%) Ansible
3 350 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
4 267 (18.24%) Terraform
5 258 (17.62%) Kubernetes
6 118 (8.06%) logstash
7 110 (7.51%) Kibana
8 99 (6.76%) Nagios
9 69 (4.71%) Grafana
10 60 (4.10%) ZABBIX
11 59 (4.03%) Graphite
12 50 (3.42%) Salt
13 47 (3.21%) Packer
14 43 (2.94%) HAProxy
15 41 (2.80%) Prometheus
16 36 (2.46%) Consul
16 36 (2.46%) Rancher
17 31 (2.12%) Sysdig
18 27 (1.84%) Docker Swarm
19 26 (1.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 263 (17.96%) Red Hat
2 216 (14.75%) VMware
3 180 (12.30%) Oracle
4 132 (9.02%) Splunk
5 63 (4.30%) Cisco
6 60 (4.10%) Microsoft
7 46 (3.14%) HP
8 44 (3.01%) F5
9 37 (2.53%) Atlassian
10 33 (2.25%) TIBCO
11 32 (2.19%) IBM
11 32 (2.19%) Sybase
12 29 (1.98%) Sun
13 27 (1.84%) SaltStack
14 25 (1.71%) Currenex
15 23 (1.57%) EMC
15 23 (1.57%) Google
16 21 (1.43%) Juniper
16 21 (1.43%) Veritas
17 20 (1.37%) AppDynamics