Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 184 222
Rank change year-on-year +25 +38 +64
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,772 1,402 1,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.45% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 3.46% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,189 964 897
UK median daily rate £500 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +8.61% +9.09%
10th Percentile £366 £325 £321
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 16
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £44.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.23% -8.21% +0.34%
10th Percentile £19.47 £39.78 £37.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £54.38 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year -10.61% -22.17% +43.75%

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 45,280 40,533 42,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.30% 42.02% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,757 27,866 29,249
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 779 909
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.00 £13.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.47% +8.00% +4.17%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 16 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 19 August 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
England +25 1,648 £500 - 534
London +5 961 £550 +7.32% 251
UK excluding London +53 797 £450 +5.88% 319
South East +30 239 £450 +12.50% 86
North of England +38 224 £450 +2.86% 65
Midlands +1 101 £425 -7.61% 21
Yorkshire +5 79 £450 - 33
East of England +34 77 £425 -5.56% 67
North East +44 73 £370 -26.00% 5
North West +6 72 £475 - 27
Scotland -38 72 £525 +23.53% 30
East Midlands +44 69 £418 +15.17% 9
South West +1 46 £475 +11.44% 43
West Midlands -59 31 £525 +8.25% 12
Northern Ireland +41 22 £432 -7.00% 4
Wales -5 18 £525 +141.38% 3

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 1,312 (74.04%) Python
2 1,289 (72.74%) Linux
3 1,085 (61.23%) DevOps
4 782 (44.13%) Jenkins
5 770 (43.45%) Ansible
6 765 (43.17%) Docker
7 742 (41.87%) Amazon AWS
8 693 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
9 641 (36.17%) Puppet
10 597 (33.69%) Git (software)
11 476 (26.86%) Ruby
12 458 (25.85%) Terraform
13 450 (25.40%) Kubernetes
14 446 (25.17%) Java
15 439 (24.77%) Opscode Chef
16 427 (24.10%) Configuration Management
17 395 (22.29%) Perl
18 393 (22.18%) Windows
19 387 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
20 371 (20.94%) Unix
21 311 (17.55%) PowerShell
22 288 (16.25%) SQL
23 286 (16.14%) Red Hat
24 280 (15.80%) Finance
25 278 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 253 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
27 238 (13.43%) Test Automation
28 227 (12.81%) Open Source
29 218 (12.30%) Security Cleared
29 218 (12.30%) Scrum

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
1 153 (8.63%) Apache
2 149 (8.41%) nginx
3 136 (7.67%) Confluence
4 134 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
5 115 (6.49%) Tomcat
6 75 (4.23%) Apache Spark
7 60 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 53 (2.99%) OpenStack
9 45 (2.54%) JBoss
10 34 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 31 (1.75%) Jetty
12 27 (1.52%) IIS
13 26 (1.47%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.90%) CMS
15 12 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.62%) Mongrel
17 9 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.45%) Mule ESB
18 8 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 44 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.62%) HipChat
5 1 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.73%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.23%) Endur
2 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.17%) RMDS
4 2 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.11%) Global One
4 2 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.056%) Magento
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 742 (41.87%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (11.96%) GitHub
4 162 (9.14%) Amazon EC2
5 134 (7.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 127 (7.17%) Amazon S3
7 120 (6.77%) Serverless
8 116 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 106 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
10 101 (5.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 77 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 61 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
13 58 (3.27%) PaaS
14 57 (3.22%) Route 53
15 55 (3.10%) IaaS
16 50 (2.82%) npm
17 46 (2.60%) CloudFront
18 44 (2.48%) Datadog
19 41 (2.31%) OpenShift
20 36 (2.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 152 (8.58%) TCP/IP
2 143 (8.07%) Firewall
3 133 (7.51%) DNS
4 97 (5.47%) SSL
5 83 (4.68%) HTTP
6 63 (3.56%) Internet
6 63 (3.56%) SSH
7 56 (3.16%) VPN
8 31 (1.75%) DSL
9 26 (1.47%) DHCP
9 26 (1.47%) Kerberos
10 25 (1.41%) FTP
10 25 (1.41%) SAN
11 24 (1.35%) NAS
12 23 (1.30%) BGP
13 22 (1.24%) MPLS
14 21 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
15 19 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (1.02%) LAN
16 18 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (11.96%) MongoDB
2 188 (10.61%) PostgreSQL
3 184 (10.38%) MySQL
4 167 (9.42%) Big Data
5 166 (9.37%) Hadoop
6 144 (8.13%) SQL Server
7 120 (6.77%) NoSQL
8 97 (5.47%) Relational Database
9 73 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (3.33%) Apache Hive
11 55 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
12 54 (3.05%) Redis
13 51 (2.88%) DB2
14 46 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 45 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (2.54%) Impala
16 44 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (1.98%) Sqoop
18 34 (1.92%) HBase
19 23 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 782 (44.13%) Jenkins
2 597 (33.69%) Git (software)
3 217 (12.25%) JIRA
4 159 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 135 (7.62%) Maven
6 110 (6.21%) Artifactory
7 103 (5.81%) GitLab
8 95 (5.36%) TeamCity
9 85 (4.80%) SonarQube
10 74 (4.18%) Bitbucket
11 72 (4.06%) Selenium
12 67 (3.78%) Vagrant
13 62 (3.50%) Ant
13 62 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 56 (3.16%) Subversion
15 48 (2.71%) Gradle
16 47 (2.65%) Gerrit
17 37 (2.09%) Cucumber
18 33 (1.86%) JUnit
19 29 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 280 (15.80%) Finance
2 144 (8.13%) Banking
3 56 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 47 (2.65%) Front Office
5 38 (2.14%) Games
6 34 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 29 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.41%) Marketing
9 24 (1.35%) Retail
10 21 (1.19%) Back Office
11 18 (1.02%) Electronics
12 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.79%) Legal
14 12 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.56%) Automotive
16 7 (0.40%) Law
17 6 (0.34%) Advertising
18 4 (0.23%) French Language
18 4 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
19 3 (0.17%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 821 (46.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 272 (15.35%) Developer
3 222 (12.53%) AWS Engineer
4 218 (12.30%) AWS DevOps
5 198 (11.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 143 (8.07%) Administrator
7 124 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
8 115 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 96 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
10 83 (4.68%) Java Developer
10 83 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
11 73 (4.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 72 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
13 70 (3.95%) Consultant
14 68 (3.84%) Linux Administrator
15 65 (3.67%) Platform Engineer
16 62 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 58 (3.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 54 (3.05%) Analyst
19 53 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (11.68%) Node.js
2 177 (9.99%) Elastic Stack
3 121 (6.83%) Kafka
4 113 (6.38%) Web Services
5 86 (4.85%) JSON
6 82 (4.63%) XML
7 81 (4.57%) Spring
8 80 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
9 78 (4.40%) HTML
10 73 (4.12%) RESTful
11 66 (3.72%) REST
12 61 (3.44%) AngularJS
13 59 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
14 54 (3.05%) JMS
15 53 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
15 53 (2.99%) LAMP
16 50 (2.82%) .NET
16 50 (2.82%) HTML5
17 41 (2.31%) LDAP
17 41 (2.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.79%) Linux Command Line
2 90 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.23%) Clustering
4 64 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 62 (3.50%) iPad
6 58 (3.27%) Replication
7 57 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
8 54 (3.05%) Computer Science
9 50 (2.82%) Fintech
10 46 (2.60%) Public Cloud
10 46 (2.60%) Wiki
11 45 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 43 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
13 35 (1.98%) Device Driver
14 31 (1.75%) Cloud Native
15 28 (1.58%) Fixed Income
16 26 (1.47%) User Experience
17 21 (1.19%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.96%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,289 (72.74%) Linux
2 393 (22.18%) Windows
3 371 (20.94%) Unix
4 278 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 211 (11.91%) CentOS
6 142 (8.01%) Ubuntu
7 66 (3.72%) Windows Server
8 58 (3.27%) Solaris
9 40 (2.26%) Debian
10 36 (2.03%) CoreOS
11 23 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (1.07%) AIX
14 13 (0.73%) Fedora
14 13 (0.73%) HPUX
14 13 (0.73%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.68%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.62%) Android
16 11 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,085 (61.23%) DevOps
2 693 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (24.10%) Configuration Management
4 387 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
5 238 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 227 (12.81%) Open Source
7 218 (12.30%) Scrum
8 164 (9.26%) TDD
9 159 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
10 153 (8.63%) Deployment Automation
11 143 (8.07%) Migration
12 140 (7.90%) Microservices
13 138 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 116 (6.55%) BDD
15 113 (6.38%) Software Engineering
16 104 (5.87%) High Availability
17 90 (5.08%) E-Commerce
18 88 (4.97%) ETL
18 88 (4.97%) Load Balancing
19 80 (4.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,312 (74.04%) Python
2 476 (26.86%) Ruby
3 446 (25.17%) Java
4 395 (22.29%) Perl
5 311 (17.55%) PowerShell
6 288 (16.25%) SQL
7 201 (11.34%) JavaScript
8 199 (11.23%) Shell Script
9 141 (7.96%) Groovy
10 128 (7.22%) Go
11 116 (6.55%) Korn
12 111 (6.26%) C++
13 91 (5.14%) C
14 70 (3.95%) PHP
15 66 (3.72%) Scala
16 65 (3.67%) C#
17 44 (2.48%) TypeScript
18 38 (2.14%) Java 8
19 19 (1.07%) R
20 16 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 218 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 183 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 84 (4.74%) Degree
4 56 (3.16%) AWS Certification
5 33 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.13%) CISSP
8 18 (1.02%) RHCE
9 14 (0.79%) CISM
9 14 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.68%) CCNP
11 10 (0.56%) CCNA
11 10 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.45%) MySQL Certification
14 6 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.23%) CEH
15 4 (0.23%) ISEB
15 4 (0.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.97%) GCP
2 56 (3.16%) QA
3 18 (1.02%) GDPR
4 10 (0.56%) FINRA
5 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.28%) MiFID
7 5 (0.28%) SLA
7 5 (0.28%) TickIT
8 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.056%) ARP4754
System Software
1 765 (43.17%) Docker
2 87 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.44%) Active Directory
4 56 (3.16%) HDFS
5 50 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 30 (1.69%) VirtualBox
8 26 (1.47%) Xen
9 23 (1.30%) NFS
10 21 (1.19%) etcd
10 21 (1.19%) flannel
10 21 (1.19%) vSphere
11 16 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.85%) Hyper-V
13 14 (0.79%) Postfix
14 13 (0.73%) LXC
15 12 (0.68%) KVM
15 12 (0.68%) vCloud
16 11 (0.62%) Varnish
16 11 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 770 (43.45%) Ansible
2 641 (36.17%) Puppet
3 458 (25.85%) Terraform
4 450 (25.40%) Kubernetes
5 439 (24.77%) Opscode Chef
6 152 (8.58%) Nagios
7 111 (6.26%) Packer
8 105 (5.93%) Grafana
9 98 (5.53%) logstash
10 88 (4.97%) Kibana
11 82 (4.63%) Salt
12 77 (4.35%) HAProxy
13 70 (3.95%) Prometheus
14 64 (3.61%) Mesos
15 63 (3.56%) Consul
16 50 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
16 50 (2.82%) ZABBIX
17 37 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
17 37 (2.09%) Galera Cluster
17 37 (2.09%) Icinga
Vendors
1 286 (16.14%) Red Hat
2 199 (11.23%) Oracle
3 165 (9.31%) Splunk
4 138 (7.79%) VMware
5 122 (6.88%) Google
6 112 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 86 (4.85%) IBM
8 83 (4.68%) Cloudera
9 82 (4.63%) New Relic
10 74 (4.18%) Atlassian
11 65 (3.67%) Hortonworks
12 57 (3.22%) SaltStack
13 42 (2.37%) AppDynamics
14 40 (2.26%) Cisco
15 34 (1.92%) Sybase
16 31 (1.75%) Percona
17 28 (1.58%) Rackspace
18 26 (1.47%) TIBCO
19 23 (1.30%) Talend
20 22 (1.24%) SAP