Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 189 254
Rank change year-on-year +20 +65 +13
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1604 1431 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 3.45% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1006 765
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £343 £342 £313
90th Percentile £625 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £380
% change year-on-year +6.19% +11.51% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £28.15 £27.40 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £55.75 £55.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.71% +2.50% -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 43340 41508 43602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.98% 40.43% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30415 28483 29574
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £285 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 864 1067
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +16.19%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.44 £14.12
90th Percentile £52.43 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +15.38%

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 11 December 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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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 +20 1501 £500 +5.26% 232
London -11 917 £525 +5.00% 127
UK excluding London +69 660 £450 +6.19% 118
North of England +84 225 £500 +20.48% 31
South East -14 169 £425 - 37
Yorkshire +68 111 £500 +18.34% 14
North West +42 103 £515 +20.47% 16
Midlands +89 97 £450 - 9
Scotland +29 75 £400 +6.67% 13
East Midlands +40 54 £406 +16.07% 4
South West -22 49 £435 -3.33% 12
East of England -10 43 £388 +3.33% 16
West Midlands +44 38 £525 +16.67% 5
North East +64 27 £535 +71.20% 1
Wales +10 7 £363 +1.75%
Northern Ireland -36 3 £600 +45.45%

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1179 (73.50%) Linux
2 1171 (73.00%) Python
3 905 (56.42%) DevOps
4 648 (40.40%) Ansible
5 642 (40.02%) Jenkins
6 617 (38.47%) Amazon AWS
7 608 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
8 607 (37.84%) Docker
9 596 (37.16%) Puppet
10 555 (34.60%) Git (software)
11 552 (34.41%) Java
12 517 (32.23%) Ruby
13 482 (30.05%) Configuration Management
14 422 (26.31%) Opscode Chef
15 417 (26.00%) Unix
16 414 (25.81%) Perl
17 377 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
18 316 (19.70%) Terraform
19 308 (19.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 295 (18.39%) Red Hat
21 271 (16.90%) Windows
21 271 (16.90%) Kubernetes
22 268 (16.71%) Finance
23 260 (16.21%) Security Cleared
24 234 (14.59%) SQL
25 233 (14.53%) CentOS
26 228 (14.21%) JIRA
27 216 (13.47%) TCP/IP
28 210 (13.09%) Firewall
29 208 (12.97%) Web Services

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
1 175 (10.91%) Apache
2 156 (9.73%) Confluence
3 139 (8.67%) Tomcat
4 138 (8.60%) nginx
5 132 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (4.61%) JBoss
7 60 (3.74%) OpenStack
8 53 (3.30%) Apache Spark
9 47 (2.93%) WebLogic
10 30 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.37%) Apache Solr
11 22 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (1.37%) Jetty
12 20 (1.25%) iPlanet
13 18 (1.12%) IIS
13 18 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
14 16 (1.00%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.87%) Mule ESB
16 13 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 12 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (0.81%) HipChat
2 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.31%) SPSS
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Weka
7 1 (0.062%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.37%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 617 (38.47%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 111 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
5 106 (6.61%) Amazon S3
6 98 (6.11%) GitHub
7 87 (5.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 79 (4.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (3.24%) PaaS
10 50 (3.12%) Route 53
11 48 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
11 48 (2.99%) Slack
12 42 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (2.56%) Serverless
14 39 (2.43%) IaaS
15 38 (2.37%) SaaS
16 30 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
17 28 (1.75%) CloudFront
18 24 (1.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 216 (13.47%) TCP/IP
2 210 (13.09%) Firewall
3 187 (11.66%) DNS
4 160 (9.98%) HTTP
5 117 (7.29%) SSL
6 76 (4.74%) SAN
7 70 (4.36%) LDAP
8 60 (3.74%) WAN
9 57 (3.55%) DHCP
10 53 (3.30%) Internet
11 49 (3.05%) VPN
12 43 (2.68%) Network Security
13 39 (2.43%) NAS
14 37 (2.31%) IPsec
15 34 (2.12%) LAN
16 30 (1.87%) DSL
17 29 (1.81%) SSH
18 27 (1.68%) VLAN
19 23 (1.43%) BGP
19 23 (1.43%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 178 (11.10%) MySQL
3 145 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
4 133 (8.29%) Relational Database
5 101 (6.30%) Hadoop
6 100 (6.23%) Big Data
6 100 (6.23%) NoSQL
7 98 (6.11%) Amazon RDS
8 95 (5.92%) SQL Server
9 80 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (3.43%) RDBMS
11 50 (3.12%) Redis
12 38 (2.37%) DB2
13 37 (2.31%) HBase
14 32 (2.00%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 23 (1.43%) Riak
17 20 (1.25%) Impala
18 19 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 18 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 642 (40.02%) Jenkins
2 555 (34.60%) Git (software)
3 228 (14.21%) JIRA
4 181 (11.28%) Maven
5 146 (9.10%) TeamCity
6 142 (8.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 76 (4.74%) Artifactory
7 76 (4.74%) SonarQube
7 76 (4.74%) Subversion
8 67 (4.18%) Selenium
9 57 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 53 (3.30%) Vagrant
11 52 (3.24%) Bitbucket
12 42 (2.62%) Cucumber
13 34 (2.12%) JUnit
14 30 (1.87%) Ant
15 29 (1.81%) Gradle
16 28 (1.75%) git-flow
17 22 (1.37%) GitLab
17 22 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 268 (16.71%) Finance
2 153 (9.54%) Banking
3 53 (3.30%) Front Office
4 39 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.24%) Games
7 25 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.37%) Marketing
9 17 (1.06%) Retail
10 15 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.94%) Publishing
11 14 (0.87%) Electronics
12 11 (0.69%) Law
12 11 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.44%) Billing
14 4 (0.25%) Back Office
14 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.19%) Advertising
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 708 (44.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 202 (12.59%) Developer
3 200 (12.47%) Linux Engineer
4 196 (12.22%) AWS Engineer
5 190 (11.85%) AWS DevOps
6 168 (10.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 131 (8.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 119 (7.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 98 (6.11%) Administrator
10 79 (4.93%) Java Developer
11 72 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
12 67 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 66 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 61 (3.80%) Analyst
15 57 (3.55%) Architect
16 56 (3.49%) Consultant
17 54 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
18 51 (3.18%) Operations Engineer
19 47 (2.93%) Java Engineer
20 46 (2.87%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (12.97%) Web Services
2 167 (10.41%) Elastic Stack
3 150 (9.35%) Node.js
4 86 (5.36%) Kafka
5 81 (5.05%) REST
6 80 (4.99%) HTML
6 80 (4.99%) Spring
7 78 (4.86%) RESTful
8 64 (3.99%) .NET
9 61 (3.80%) JSON
10 52 (3.24%) LAMP
10 52 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
11 50 (3.12%) AngularJS
11 50 (3.12%) J2EE
11 50 (3.12%) JMS
12 47 (2.93%) ActiveMQ
13 44 (2.74%) CSS
14 43 (2.68%) HTML5
14 43 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
15 37 (2.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.23%) Clustering
3 100 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 67 (4.18%) Public Cloud
5 62 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
6 61 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 52 (3.24%) Replication
8 37 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 27 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.62%) Fintech
12 23 (1.43%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.12%) PKI
14 18 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.00%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.00%) Derivative
16 15 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1179 (73.50%) Linux
2 417 (26.00%) Unix
3 308 (19.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 271 (16.90%) Windows
5 233 (14.53%) CentOS
6 107 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 69 (4.30%) Solaris
8 66 (4.11%) Windows Server
9 48 (2.99%) AIX
10 32 (2.00%) SUSE
11 31 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.87%) Debian
13 26 (1.62%) CoreOS
14 22 (1.37%) HPUX
15 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (1.12%) Windows 7
17 17 (1.06%) Windows 10
18 16 (1.00%) Android
19 7 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (56.42%) DevOps
2 608 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 482 (30.05%) Configuration Management
4 377 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (11.53%) Scrum
6 183 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 158 (9.85%) Load Balancing
8 153 (9.54%) Microservices
9 146 (9.10%) Open Source
10 136 (8.48%) Test Automation
11 110 (6.86%) Mentoring
12 95 (5.92%) Software Engineering
13 83 (5.17%) TDD
14 82 (5.11%) Migration
15 77 (4.80%) ITIL
16 76 (4.74%) Kanban
17 73 (4.55%) E-Commerce
18 72 (4.49%) High Availability
19 62 (3.87%) BDD
20 61 (3.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1171 (73.00%) Python
2 552 (34.41%) Java
3 517 (32.23%) Ruby
4 414 (25.81%) Perl
5 234 (14.59%) SQL
6 203 (12.66%) PowerShell
7 158 (9.85%) JavaScript
8 149 (9.29%) Shell Script
9 136 (8.48%) Groovy
10 133 (8.29%) PHP
11 122 (7.61%) Korn
12 117 (7.29%) Go
13 79 (4.93%) C#
14 76 (4.74%) Scala
15 50 (3.12%) C++
15 50 (3.12%) C-shell
16 33 (2.06%) C
17 18 (1.12%) Bourne shell
17 18 (1.12%) R
18 17 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 260 (16.21%) Security Cleared
2 174 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 84 (5.24%) Degree
4 42 (2.62%) AWS Certification
5 32 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.68%) CISSP
7 25 (1.56%) RHCE
8 16 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.81%) CEH
9 13 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.75%) SANS
11 9 (0.56%) CISM
12 8 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 8 (0.50%) CCSP
13 7 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.44%) MySQL Certification
14 6 (0.37%) CCNA
14 6 (0.37%) CCNP
14 6 (0.37%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.74%) QA
2 25 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.06%) GCP
4 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.87%) SLA
6 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.44%) AS 2805
7 7 (0.44%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.31%) MiFID
9 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.19%) GDPR
11 2 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.12%) MISRA
12 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.062%) JTAG
12 1 (0.062%) MISRA C
System Software
1 607 (37.84%) Docker
2 106 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.18%) Xen
5 49 (3.05%) Active Directory
6 41 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (2.31%) Samba
8 32 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (1.87%) KVM
10 24 (1.50%) vSphere
11 23 (1.43%) Postfix
11 23 (1.43%) vCloud
12 22 (1.37%) HDFS
12 22 (1.37%) NFS
13 19 (1.18%) Apache Flume
14 17 (1.06%) Squid
14 17 (1.06%) VMware NSX
15 13 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.81%) iptables
16 12 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 648 (40.40%) Ansible
2 596 (37.16%) Puppet
3 422 (26.31%) Opscode Chef
4 316 (19.70%) Terraform
5 271 (16.90%) Kubernetes
6 115 (7.17%) logstash
7 112 (6.98%) Kibana
8 99 (6.17%) Nagios
9 90 (5.61%) Grafana
10 56 (3.49%) ZABBIX
11 47 (2.93%) Salt
12 45 (2.81%) HAProxy
13 41 (2.56%) Packer
14 40 (2.49%) Icinga
14 40 (2.49%) Prometheus
15 38 (2.37%) Rancher
16 37 (2.31%) Graphite
17 35 (2.18%) Galera Cluster
18 31 (1.93%) Consul
19 28 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 295 (18.39%) Red Hat
2 205 (12.78%) Oracle
2 205 (12.78%) VMware
3 189 (11.78%) Splunk
4 75 (4.68%) Cisco
5 63 (3.93%) Microsoft
6 54 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 47 (2.93%) F5
8 42 (2.62%) Google
9 38 (2.37%) HP
10 36 (2.24%) IBM
11 34 (2.12%) New Relic
12 32 (2.00%) Sun
13 31 (1.93%) Sybase
14 30 (1.87%) AppDynamics
14 30 (1.87%) Juniper
14 30 (1.87%) SaltStack
15 25 (1.56%) Cloudera
16 24 (1.50%) Fortinet
16 24 (1.50%) TIBCO