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 23 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 200 257
Rank change year-on-year +32 +57  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 651 678 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.27% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.29% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 433 310
Median daily rate £496 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £386
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +10.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £57.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £57.50 £52.17
% change year-on-year -17.39% +10.21%  

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 18923 20595 20633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.22% 38.52% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12895 14175 13605
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 379 468 429
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 £52.00 £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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +30 606 £500 +11.11% 265
London +17 407 £523 +12.97% 118
City of London +13 77 £500 +5.26% 37
South East +32 75 £413 -2.94% 55
West Midlands +67 44 £460 +5.14% 14
Scotland +38 29 £425 +28.78% 6
Hampshire +37 27 £444 +7.51% 7
Shropshire - 26 £496 -
Telford - 24 £496 -
Croydon +19 21 £500 +0.75%
Yorkshire -3 21 £400 -15.78% 23
West Yorkshire +19 20 £400 -5.88% 21
Leeds +16 20 £400 -15.78% 20
Surrey +15 19 £425 -5.55% 15
Berkshire +29 18 £367 -16.22% 20
Edinburgh +27 18 £450 - 5
North West -5 18 £450 +2.85% 14
South West +4 17 £450 +5.88% 15
East of England +9 15 £475 +8.57% 22
Manchester +17 13 £450 +12.50% 11
South Wales +15 9 £218 -47.27% 1
Cardiff +13 9 £218 -47.27% 1
Wales +11 9 £218 -47.27% 1
Glasgow +9 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +11 8 £400 - 7
Reading +24 7 £419 +1.51% 13
Oxford +3 6 £500 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire +2 6 £500 +14.28% 4
Woking +1 6 £400 -11.11%
Winchester +11 5 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 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 1011 (76.53%) Linux
2 884 (66.92%) Python
3 681 (51.55%) DevOps
4 615 (46.56%) Puppet
5 478 (36.18%) Amazon AWS
6 460 (34.82%) Ruby
7 455 (34.44%) Ansible
8 444 (33.61%) Jenkins
9 441 (33.38%) Java
10 429 (32.48%) Docker
11 412 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
12 407 (30.81%) Git (software)
13 372 (28.16%) Perl
14 340 (25.74%) Configuration Management
15 336 (25.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 288 (21.80%) Unix
17 259 (19.61%) Red Hat
18 253 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
19 241 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
20 234 (17.71%) CentOS
21 228 (17.26%) Windows
22 226 (17.11%) Security Cleared
23 214 (16.20%) VMware
24 209 (15.82%) SQL
25 198 (14.99%) Finance
26 182 (13.78%) SC Cleared
27 174 (13.17%) PowerShell
28 172 (13.02%) Shell Script
29 170 (12.87%) Terraform
30 169 (12.79%) 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
1 168 (12.72%) Apache
2 140 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 117 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
4 90 (6.81%) Confluence
5 80 (6.06%) nginx
6 74 (5.60%) JBoss
7 44 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.80%) OpenStack
9 33 (2.50%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 25 (1.89%) IIS
12 20 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 18 (1.36%) WordPress
14 17 (1.29%) Apache Geronimo
14 17 (1.29%) Apache TomEE
14 17 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (1.14%) Apache Pig
15 15 (1.14%) CMS
16 12 (0.91%) MS Exchange
17 11 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Stata
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.076%) Actimize
5 1 (0.076%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 478 (36.18%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (4.84%) GitHub
4 58 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 49 (3.71%) Amazon S3
7 44 (3.33%) IaaS
8 36 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 35 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
9 35 (2.65%) PaaS
10 32 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (1.82%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
13 18 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.14%) SaaS
15 14 (1.06%) Datadog
15 14 (1.06%) Route 53
16 10 (0.76%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 138 (10.45%) HTTP
2 135 (10.22%) TCP/IP
3 126 (9.54%) DNS
4 102 (7.72%) Firewall
5 84 (6.36%) LDAP
6 72 (5.45%) SSL
7 55 (4.16%) SAN
8 51 (3.86%) SSH
9 43 (3.26%) Internet
10 29 (2.20%) DHCP
11 27 (2.04%) HTTPS
12 25 (1.89%) VPN
13 22 (1.67%) Wireshark
14 21 (1.59%) Network Security
15 19 (1.44%) Kerberos
16 17 (1.29%) ICMP
17 16 (1.21%) IPsec
18 15 (1.14%) NAS
19 14 (1.06%) SMTP
19 14 (1.06%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
2 137 (10.37%) MySQL
3 127 (9.61%) Hadoop
4 116 (8.78%) Big Data
5 95 (7.19%) MongoDB
6 79 (5.98%) SQL Server
7 69 (5.22%) NoSQL
8 57 (4.31%) Apache Hive
9 56 (4.24%) Relational Database
10 42 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (2.73%) Redis
12 33 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 29 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (2.04%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.82%) MariaDB
17 21 (1.59%) DB2
18 20 (1.51%) HBase
19 12 (0.91%) Impala
20 11 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 444 (33.61%) Jenkins
2 407 (30.81%) Git (software)
3 161 (12.19%) Maven
4 148 (11.20%) JIRA
5 79 (5.98%) Vagrant
6 63 (4.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 52 (3.94%) Artifactory
7 52 (3.94%) Selenium
8 51 (3.86%) Subversion
9 47 (3.56%) TeamCity
10 44 (3.33%) JUnit
11 41 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 40 (3.03%) Bitbucket
13 35 (2.65%) Hudson
14 34 (2.57%) GitLab
15 33 (2.50%) Mockito
16 32 (2.42%) Cucumber
17 27 (2.04%) Ant
18 19 (1.44%) SonarQube
19 15 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 198 (14.99%) Finance
2 96 (7.27%) Banking
3 39 (2.95%) Front Office
4 34 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.20%) Retail
6 19 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.29%) Marketing
8 11 (0.83%) Games
9 8 (0.61%) Electronics
9 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.53%) Law
11 4 (0.30%) Publishing
11 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.15%) German Language
14 1 (0.076%) French Language
14 1 (0.076%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.076%) Legal
Job Titles
1 472 (35.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 184 (13.93%) Developer
3 158 (11.96%) Linux Engineer
4 140 (10.60%) AWS Engineer
5 132 (9.99%) AWS DevOps
6 112 (8.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 97 (7.34%) Administrator
8 89 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 75 (5.68%) Consultant
10 74 (5.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 69 (5.22%) Java Developer
12 63 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
13 61 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
14 57 (4.31%) Architect
15 53 (4.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 51 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
17 48 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
18 47 (3.56%) DevOps Consultant
19 46 (3.48%) Analyst
20 43 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (8.86%) Web Services
2 94 (7.12%) Elastic Stack
3 92 (6.96%) HTML
4 78 (5.90%) LAMP
5 76 (5.75%) Node.js
6 75 (5.68%) Kafka
7 73 (5.53%) REST
8 67 (5.07%) LAPP Stack
9 64 (4.84%) CSS
10 57 (4.31%) Spring
11 56 (4.24%) JSON
11 56 (4.24%) XML
12 47 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
13 46 (3.48%) .NET
14 41 (3.10%) JMS
15 39 (2.95%) HTML5
16 38 (2.88%) Sensu
17 36 (2.73%) J2EE
18 33 (2.50%) Java EE
19 32 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (6.43%) Linux Command Line
3 61 (4.62%) Clustering
3 61 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 56 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 52 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 36 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.67%) Private Cloud
11 21 (1.59%) Replication
12 17 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.06%) User Experience
14 13 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.91%) Fintech
15 12 (0.91%) Smart Meter
16 11 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1011 (76.53%) Linux
2 336 (25.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 288 (21.80%) Unix
4 234 (17.71%) CentOS
5 228 (17.26%) Windows
6 135 (10.22%) Ubuntu
7 56 (4.24%) Solaris
8 54 (4.09%) Windows Server
9 40 (3.03%) AIX
10 36 (2.73%) Debian
11 33 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (2.42%) SUSE
13 26 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (1.59%) CoreOS
15 18 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (1.06%) Android
18 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (51.55%) DevOps
2 412 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (25.74%) Configuration Management
4 241 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (11.13%) Open Source
6 124 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 115 (8.71%) Test Automation
8 114 (8.63%) Scrum
9 78 (5.90%) Microservices
10 74 (5.60%) Migration
11 72 (5.45%) Analytics
11 72 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 68 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 64 (4.84%) Load Balancing
14 61 (4.62%) High Availability
15 57 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
16 55 (4.16%) ITIL
17 52 (3.94%) TDD
18 47 (3.56%) Low Latency
19 45 (3.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 884 (66.92%) Python
2 460 (34.82%) Ruby
3 441 (33.38%) Java
4 372 (28.16%) Perl
5 209 (15.82%) SQL
6 174 (13.17%) PowerShell
7 172 (13.02%) Shell Script
8 146 (11.05%) JavaScript
9 86 (6.51%) Korn
10 82 (6.21%) PHP
11 75 (5.68%) Go
12 56 (4.24%) C
13 52 (3.94%) C++
14 44 (3.33%) Scala
15 39 (2.95%) C#
16 30 (2.27%) Groovy
17 26 (1.97%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.59%) C-shell
19 12 (0.91%) R
19 12 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 226 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 182 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.63%) Degree
4 31 (2.35%) RHCE
5 30 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 28 (2.12%) CISSP
7 17 (1.29%) RHCSA
8 16 (1.21%) CEH
9 15 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.91%) CREST Certified
10 12 (0.91%) GIAC
10 12 (0.91%) SANS
11 10 (0.76%) CCNA
11 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.68%) CCNP
12 9 (0.68%) MCSE
13 5 (0.38%) MCSA
14 4 (0.30%) MCITP
14 4 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.74%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (0.76%) SLA
3 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) GCP
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
6 1 (0.076%) MiFID
6 1 (0.076%) PMO
System Software
1 429 (32.48%) Docker
2 112 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (5.53%) Virtual Machines
4 56 (4.24%) Active Directory
5 37 (2.80%) vSphere
6 35 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (2.12%) NFS
8 27 (2.04%) HDFS
9 26 (1.97%) Squid
10 18 (1.36%) GlusterFS
10 18 (1.36%) vCloud
10 18 (1.36%) Xen
11 16 (1.21%) KVM
12 15 (1.14%) Hyper-V
12 15 (1.14%) iptables
13 13 (0.98%) Postfix
14 12 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 11 (0.83%) etcd
15 11 (0.83%) flannel
16 10 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 615 (46.56%) Puppet
2 455 (34.44%) Ansible
3 253 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
4 170 (12.87%) Terraform
5 169 (12.79%) Kubernetes
6 99 (7.49%) Nagios
7 61 (4.62%) logstash
8 53 (4.01%) Kibana
9 47 (3.56%) HAProxy
10 46 (3.48%) SELinux
11 44 (3.33%) Salt
12 42 (3.18%) Graphite
13 39 (2.95%) ZABBIX
14 35 (2.65%) Cobbler
15 30 (2.27%) Rancher
15 30 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
16 27 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
16 27 (2.04%) Packer
17 23 (1.74%) Prometheus
18 22 (1.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 259 (19.61%) Red Hat
2 214 (16.20%) VMware
3 145 (10.98%) Oracle
4 77 (5.83%) Splunk
5 60 (4.54%) Microsoft
6 56 (4.24%) IBM
7 52 (3.94%) Google
8 46 (3.48%) SaltStack
9 36 (2.73%) HP
10 26 (1.97%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.97%) EMC
11 23 (1.74%) AppDynamics
11 23 (1.74%) Veritas
12 21 (1.59%) Sybase
13 19 (1.44%) New Relic
14 15 (1.14%) Cisco
14 15 (1.14%) Rackspace
15 14 (1.06%) NetApp
16 13 (0.98%) Dynatrace
16 13 (0.98%) Hortonworks
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Sussex
Capital International Staffing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago