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 27 May 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
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 195 263
Rank change year-on-year +18 +68  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 657 707 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.30% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.36% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 449 305
Median daily rate £496 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £46.25 £55.00 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +5.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £49.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £57.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £56.25 £52.17
% change year-on-year -17.77% +7.82%  

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 19188 21012 20476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.13% 38.52% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13080 14472 13578
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 470 422
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £12.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +23 611 £500 +11.11% 249
London +11 408 £525 +12.60% 116
South East +19 77 £413 -2.94% 52
City of London +15 75 £500 +5.26% 37
West Midlands +63 41 £460 +15.00% 8
Scotland +41 32 £425 +32.81% 6
Hampshire +27 28 £444 +4.41% 7
Yorkshire -10 23 £400 -18.36% 22
Shropshire - 23 £496 -
Leeds +25 22 £400 -16.23% 15
Croydon +20 22 £481 -3.02%
West Yorkshire +18 22 £400 -11.11% 17
Telford - 21 £496 -
Berkshire +35 20 £367 -16.11% 19
Edinburgh +26 19 £450 - 5
Surrey +10 19 £431 -4.16% 15
North West -5 19 £450 +2.85% 19
South West 0 18 £450 +5.88% 14
East of England +11 16 £475 +1.33% 14
Manchester +14 14 £444 +10.93% 14
Glasgow +5 11 £425 -5.55%
Reading +18 9 £413 - 13
Hertfordshire +11 8 £400 - 6
South Wales +12 7 £213 -48.48% 3
Cardiff +6 7 £213 -48.48% 2
Wales +1 7 £213 -48.48% 3
Oxford +3 6 £500 +14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +2 6 £500 +14.28% 5
Basingstoke +9 5 £310 -22.50% 4
Winchester +9 5 £475 +8.57%

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1023 (76.51%) Linux
2 892 (66.72%) Python
3 689 (51.53%) DevOps
4 619 (46.30%) Puppet
5 482 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
6 465 (34.78%) Ruby
7 458 (34.26%) Ansible
8 450 (33.66%) Jenkins
8 450 (33.66%) Java
9 433 (32.39%) Docker
10 419 (31.34%) Git (software)
11 415 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
12 372 (27.82%) Perl
13 348 (26.03%) Configuration Management
14 343 (25.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 290 (21.69%) Unix
16 257 (19.22%) Red Hat
16 257 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
17 244 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
18 237 (17.73%) CentOS
19 234 (17.50%) Windows
20 228 (17.05%) Security Cleared
21 212 (15.86%) VMware
22 209 (15.63%) SQL
23 201 (15.03%) Finance
24 182 (13.61%) SC Cleared
25 176 (13.16%) PowerShell
26 175 (13.09%) Shell Script
27 174 (13.01%) Terraform
28 172 (12.86%) Kubernetes

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
1 167 (12.49%) Apache
2 139 (10.40%) Tomcat
3 118 (8.83%) Elasticsearch
4 91 (6.81%) Confluence
5 80 (5.98%) nginx
6 75 (5.61%) JBoss
7 45 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.77%) OpenStack
9 33 (2.47%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.94%) IIS
10 26 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 21 (1.57%) WebLogic
12 18 (1.35%) WordPress
13 17 (1.27%) Apache Geronimo
13 17 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
14 15 (1.12%) Apache Pig
14 15 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (1.12%) CMS
15 12 (0.90%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.45%) Stata
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.075%) Actimize
5 1 (0.075%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.075%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 482 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (4.94%) GitHub
4 59 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 50 (3.74%) Amazon S3
7 45 (3.37%) IaaS
8 36 (2.69%) Amazon ELB
8 36 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 35 (2.62%) PaaS
10 33 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (1.80%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
13 18 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.12%) Route 53
14 15 (1.12%) SaaS
15 14 (1.05%) Datadog
16 10 (0.75%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 141 (10.55%) HTTP
2 137 (10.25%) TCP/IP
3 127 (9.50%) DNS
4 104 (7.78%) Firewall
5 87 (6.51%) LDAP
6 72 (5.39%) SSL
7 54 (4.04%) SAN
8 52 (3.89%) SSH
9 43 (3.22%) Internet
10 29 (2.17%) DHCP
11 28 (2.09%) HTTPS
12 24 (1.80%) VPN
13 22 (1.65%) Network Security
13 22 (1.65%) Wireshark
14 18 (1.35%) Kerberos
15 17 (1.27%) ICMP
15 17 (1.27%) IPsec
16 16 (1.20%) NAS
17 15 (1.12%) SMTP
18 14 (1.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
2 137 (10.25%) MySQL
3 128 (9.57%) Hadoop
4 117 (8.75%) Big Data
5 98 (7.33%) MongoDB
6 82 (6.13%) SQL Server
7 68 (5.09%) NoSQL
8 59 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 57 (4.26%) Apache Hive
10 43 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (2.62%) Redis
12 32 (2.39%) Oracle Database
13 29 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.80%) MariaDB
15 21 (1.57%) DB2
16 20 (1.50%) HBase
17 12 (0.90%) Impala
18 11 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 450 (33.66%) Jenkins
2 419 (31.34%) Git (software)
3 167 (12.49%) Maven
4 152 (11.37%) JIRA
5 79 (5.91%) Vagrant
6 66 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 56 (4.19%) Subversion
8 53 (3.96%) Artifactory
9 52 (3.89%) Selenium
10 50 (3.74%) TeamCity
11 44 (3.29%) JUnit
12 43 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 42 (3.14%) Bitbucket
14 36 (2.69%) Hudson
15 33 (2.47%) Mockito
16 32 (2.39%) Cucumber
16 32 (2.39%) GitLab
17 29 (2.17%) Ant
18 19 (1.42%) SonarQube
19 15 (1.12%) Grunt
General
1 201 (15.03%) Finance
2 96 (7.18%) Banking
3 41 (3.07%) Front Office
4 34 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.17%) Retail
6 28 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.27%) Marketing
9 11 (0.82%) Games
10 8 (0.60%) Electronics
10 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.52%) Law
12 4 (0.30%) Publishing
12 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.075%) Avionics
15 1 (0.075%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 477 (35.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 186 (13.91%) Developer
3 164 (12.27%) Linux Engineer
4 147 (10.99%) AWS Engineer
5 137 (10.25%) AWS DevOps
6 118 (8.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 95 (7.11%) Administrator
8 93 (6.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 78 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 74 (5.53%) Consultant
11 71 (5.31%) Java Developer
12 63 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
13 59 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
14 57 (4.26%) Architect
15 53 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 51 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
17 50 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
18 48 (3.59%) Analyst
19 46 (3.44%) DevOps Consultant
20 44 (3.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (9.05%) Web Services
2 96 (7.18%) Elastic Stack
2 96 (7.18%) HTML
3 78 (5.83%) Node.js
4 77 (5.76%) LAMP
5 76 (5.68%) Kafka
5 76 (5.68%) REST
6 67 (5.01%) CSS
7 65 (4.86%) LAPP Stack
8 58 (4.34%) Spring
8 58 (4.34%) XML
9 57 (4.26%) JSON
10 48 (3.59%) .NET
11 46 (3.44%) RabbitMQ
12 42 (3.14%) HTML5
12 42 (3.14%) JMS
13 39 (2.92%) Sensu
14 36 (2.69%) J2EE
15 34 (2.54%) AngularJS
15 34 (2.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.36%) Linux Command Line
3 62 (4.64%) Clustering
4 61 (4.56%) Data Centre
5 57 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 37 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 22 (1.65%) Replication
13 17 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.05%) User Experience
15 13 (0.97%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.90%) Fintech
16 12 (0.90%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 10 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
19 9 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1023 (76.51%) Linux
2 343 (25.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 290 (21.69%) Unix
4 237 (17.73%) CentOS
5 234 (17.50%) Windows
6 137 (10.25%) Ubuntu
7 57 (4.26%) Solaris
8 56 (4.19%) Windows Server
9 41 (3.07%) AIX
10 37 (2.77%) Debian
11 33 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (2.39%) SUSE
13 26 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (1.57%) CoreOS
15 18 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.05%) Android
18 8 (0.60%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.52%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (51.53%) DevOps
2 415 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (26.03%) Configuration Management
4 244 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (11.07%) Open Source
6 124 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 120 (8.98%) Test Automation
8 117 (8.75%) Scrum
9 79 (5.91%) Microservices
10 73 (5.46%) Analytics
11 72 (5.39%) E-Commerce
12 71 (5.31%) Migration
13 70 (5.24%) Software Engineering
14 62 (4.64%) Load Balancing
15 61 (4.56%) High Availability
16 57 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
17 56 (4.19%) ITIL
18 54 (4.04%) TDD
19 48 (3.59%) Low Latency
20 46 (3.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 892 (66.72%) Python
2 465 (34.78%) Ruby
3 450 (33.66%) Java
4 372 (27.82%) Perl
5 209 (15.63%) SQL
6 176 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 175 (13.09%) Shell Script
8 149 (11.14%) JavaScript
9 88 (6.58%) Korn
10 81 (6.06%) PHP
11 76 (5.68%) Go
12 60 (4.49%) C
13 54 (4.04%) C++
14 45 (3.37%) Scala
15 41 (3.07%) C#
16 30 (2.24%) Groovy
17 25 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.65%) C-shell
19 13 (0.97%) R
19 13 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 228 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 182 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.52%) Degree
4 31 (2.32%) DV Cleared
4 31 (2.32%) RHCE
5 29 (2.17%) CISSP
6 17 (1.27%) CEH
6 17 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.27%) RHCSA
7 16 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.97%) CREST Certified
8 13 (0.97%) GIAC
8 13 (0.97%) SANS
9 12 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.75%) CCNA
10 10 (0.75%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.67%) CCNP
11 9 (0.67%) MCSE
12 5 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.72%) QA
2 11 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.75%) SLA
4 9 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) GCP
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.075%) HL7
7 1 (0.075%) MiFID
7 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 433 (32.39%) Docker
2 112 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (5.46%) Virtual Machines
4 55 (4.11%) Active Directory
5 35 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (2.62%) vSphere
6 28 (2.09%) NFS
7 27 (2.02%) HDFS
7 27 (2.02%) Squid
8 18 (1.35%) vCloud
9 17 (1.27%) GlusterFS
9 17 (1.27%) KVM
10 16 (1.20%) Hyper-V
10 16 (1.20%) iptables
10 16 (1.20%) Xen
11 13 (0.97%) Postfix
12 11 (0.82%) etcd
12 11 (0.82%) flannel
12 11 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 619 (46.30%) Puppet
2 458 (34.26%) Ansible
3 257 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
4 174 (13.01%) Terraform
5 172 (12.86%) Kubernetes
6 99 (7.40%) Nagios
7 60 (4.49%) logstash
8 52 (3.89%) Kibana
9 47 (3.52%) SELinux
10 45 (3.37%) HAProxy
10 45 (3.37%) Salt
11 44 (3.29%) Graphite
12 40 (2.99%) ZABBIX
13 33 (2.47%) Cobbler
14 31 (2.32%) Rancher
15 30 (2.24%) Red Hat Satellite
16 27 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
16 27 (2.02%) Packer
17 23 (1.72%) Grafana
17 23 (1.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 257 (19.22%) Red Hat
2 212 (15.86%) VMware
3 147 (10.99%) Oracle
4 75 (5.61%) Splunk
5 62 (4.64%) Microsoft
6 56 (4.19%) IBM
7 52 (3.89%) Google
8 47 (3.52%) SaltStack
9 37 (2.77%) HP
10 26 (1.94%) Atlassian
11 25 (1.87%) EMC
12 23 (1.72%) AppDynamics
13 22 (1.65%) Sybase
13 22 (1.65%) Veritas
14 20 (1.50%) New Relic
15 15 (1.12%) Cisco
15 15 (1.12%) NetApp
15 15 (1.12%) Rackspace
16 14 (1.05%) Dynatrace
17 13 (0.97%) Currenex
Bristol
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £463 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per annum 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
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London
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Slough, Berkshire
Spring Technology
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Berkshire
Spring Technology
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London
Experis Ltd
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London
TEKsystems
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West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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City, London
Premier IT
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City, London
Premier IT
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Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
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Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
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London
People Source Consulting
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