Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 220 284
Rank change year-on-year +40 +64 +63
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1383 1333 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.21% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.13% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 881 648
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.76% -0.30%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £611 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26.00 £37.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £58.75 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -24.35% +43.75% +6.67%

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 39639 42526 42389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.63% 38.63% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27166 29172 27980
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 922 867
UK median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.35 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +36 1297 £492 +9.22% 258
London +30 827 £513 +7.89% 129
UK excluding London +39 537 £425 - 136
South East +18 162 £401 -5.76% 52
North of England -5 141 £425 - 38
Midlands +78 78 £476 +11.88% 11
Yorkshire +15 74 £423 -11.05% 22
West Midlands +81 61 £490 +3.16% 6
Scotland +59 61 £425 +19.72% 7
North West -6 54 £450 +5.82% 16
South West -3 46 £418 -4.57% 12
East of England +9 37 £431 +1.47% 16
East Midlands +6 19 £413 -2.94% 5
North East +24 15 £393 +20.77%
Wales +6 9 £218 -47.27%
Northern Ireland -39 7 £464 +15.86%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1069 (77.30%) Linux
2 953 (68.91%) Python
3 719 (51.99%) DevOps
4 614 (44.40%) Puppet
5 505 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
6 479 (34.63%) Ansible
7 473 (34.20%) Java
8 470 (33.98%) Git (software)
9 469 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
10 458 (33.12%) Jenkins
11 455 (32.90%) Docker
12 454 (32.83%) Ruby
13 388 (28.05%) Configuration Management
14 366 (26.46%) Perl
15 308 (22.27%) Unix
16 300 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 281 (20.32%) Opscode Chef
18 262 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
19 248 (17.93%) CentOS
20 247 (17.86%) Security Cleared
21 246 (17.79%) Windows
22 243 (17.57%) Red Hat
23 232 (16.78%) VMware
24 216 (15.62%) Finance
25 206 (14.90%) SQL
25 206 (14.90%) Terraform
26 198 (14.32%) Kubernetes
27 197 (14.24%) SC Cleared
28 187 (13.52%) Shell Script
29 181 (13.09%) Maven

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
1 177 (12.80%) Apache
2 146 (10.56%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 96 (6.94%) Confluence
5 93 (6.72%) nginx
6 72 (5.21%) JBoss
7 42 (3.04%) OpenStack
8 30 (2.17%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.10%) Apache Spark
9 29 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.66%) IIS
11 18 (1.30%) CMS
12 17 (1.23%) WordPress
13 16 (1.16%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.94%) Drupal
14 13 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
15 12 (0.87%) iPlanet
16 10 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.65%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.51%) Stata
2 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.072%) Actimize
4 1 (0.072%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 505 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (5.35%) GitHub
4 68 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 65 (4.70%) Amazon S3
7 49 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 42 (3.04%) IaaS
8 42 (3.04%) PaaS
9 39 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 38 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
11 36 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (2.46%) OpenShift
13 27 (1.95%) SaaS
14 24 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
15 19 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
16 18 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
17 13 (0.94%) Route 53
18 10 (0.72%) Datadog
18 10 (0.72%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 157 (11.35%) HTTP
2 139 (10.05%) TCP/IP
3 138 (9.98%) DNS
4 134 (9.69%) Firewall
5 86 (6.22%) SSL
6 82 (5.93%) LDAP
7 54 (3.90%) SAN
8 46 (3.33%) SSH
9 34 (2.46%) Network Security
10 33 (2.39%) Internet
11 31 (2.24%) VPN
12 30 (2.17%) DHCP
12 30 (2.17%) HTTPS
13 29 (2.10%) IPsec
14 28 (2.02%) NAS
15 22 (1.59%) WAN
16 21 (1.52%) Wireshark
17 16 (1.16%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.16%) SMTP
18 14 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (12.08%) PostgreSQL
2 157 (11.35%) MySQL
3 131 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 115 (8.32%) Hadoop
5 112 (8.10%) Big Data
6 99 (7.16%) SQL Server
7 80 (5.78%) Relational Database
8 70 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 64 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (3.54%) Apache Hive
11 44 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 32 (2.31%) Redis
13 28 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.81%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.59%) HBase
16 21 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.30%) DB2
18 16 (1.16%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 470 (33.98%) Git (software)
2 458 (33.12%) Jenkins
3 181 (13.09%) Maven
4 163 (11.79%) JIRA
5 88 (6.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 84 (6.07%) Subversion
7 76 (5.50%) Artifactory
8 75 (5.42%) Vagrant
9 64 (4.63%) TeamCity
10 51 (3.69%) Selenium
11 49 (3.54%) JUnit
12 42 (3.04%) GitLab
13 40 (2.89%) Bitbucket
14 34 (2.46%) Mockito
15 31 (2.24%) Cucumber
15 31 (2.24%) Hudson
16 29 (2.10%) Ant
16 29 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (1.95%) SonarQube
18 21 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (15.62%) Finance
2 95 (6.87%) Banking
3 42 (3.04%) Front Office
4 37 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 22 (1.59%) Retail
8 17 (1.23%) Games
9 16 (1.16%) Marketing
10 8 (0.58%) Electronics
10 8 (0.58%) Law
10 8 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.43%) Publishing
11 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) German Language
13 3 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.072%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 503 (36.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 190 (13.74%) Developer
3 177 (12.80%) Linux Engineer
4 157 (11.35%) AWS Engineer
5 150 (10.85%) AWS DevOps
6 132 (9.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 111 (8.03%) Administrator
8 107 (7.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 96 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 81 (5.86%) Architect
11 76 (5.50%) Java Developer
12 69 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
13 67 (4.84%) Consultant
14 62 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
15 58 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
16 55 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 53 (3.83%) Analyst
17 53 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
18 47 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 39 (2.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (10.63%) Elastic Stack
2 132 (9.54%) Web Services
3 106 (7.66%) HTML
4 90 (6.51%) Node.js
5 80 (5.78%) Kafka
5 80 (5.78%) REST
6 69 (4.99%) .NET
7 68 (4.92%) CSS
8 66 (4.77%) Spring
9 62 (4.48%) XML
10 60 (4.34%) JSON
11 53 (3.83%) LAMP
12 52 (3.76%) HTML5
13 51 (3.69%) JMS
14 50 (3.62%) LAPP Stack
15 48 (3.47%) RESTful
15 48 (3.47%) Sensu
16 45 (3.25%) J2EE
17 44 (3.18%) AngularJS
18 41 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.07%) Data Centre
3 77 (5.57%) Clustering
4 68 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
5 65 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 54 (3.90%) Public Cloud
7 33 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.31%) Replication
9 31 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 22 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 21 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.08%) Fintech
14 15 (1.08%) User Experience
15 14 (1.01%) PKI
16 11 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.80%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1069 (77.30%) Linux
2 308 (22.27%) Unix
3 300 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 248 (17.93%) CentOS
5 246 (17.79%) Windows
6 143 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 69 (4.99%) Solaris
8 53 (3.83%) Windows Server
9 50 (3.62%) AIX
10 43 (3.11%) Debian
11 42 (3.04%) SUSE
12 32 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (1.45%) CoreOS
15 15 (1.08%) Android
16 14 (1.01%) HPUX
17 8 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (51.99%) DevOps
2 469 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (28.05%) Configuration Management
4 262 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
5 134 (9.69%) Test Automation
6 132 (9.54%) Scrum
7 127 (9.18%) Open Source
8 124 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 103 (7.45%) Load Balancing
10 93 (6.72%) Microservices
11 72 (5.21%) Migration
12 69 (4.99%) Software Engineering
13 62 (4.48%) High Availability
14 61 (4.41%) ITIL
14 61 (4.41%) Unit Testing
15 59 (4.27%) SDLC
16 58 (4.19%) Analytics
16 58 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
16 58 (4.19%) TDD
17 57 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 953 (68.91%) Python
2 473 (34.20%) Java
3 454 (32.83%) Ruby
4 366 (26.46%) Perl
5 206 (14.90%) SQL
6 187 (13.52%) Shell Script
7 181 (13.09%) PowerShell
8 142 (10.27%) JavaScript
9 104 (7.52%) Korn
10 87 (6.29%) PHP
11 85 (6.15%) Go
12 57 (4.12%) C
13 55 (3.98%) Scala
14 51 (3.69%) C#
15 49 (3.54%) C++
16 45 (3.25%) C-shell
17 42 (3.04%) Groovy
18 20 (1.45%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.16%) VB
20 13 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 247 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 197 (14.24%) SC Cleared
3 74 (5.35%) Degree
4 34 (2.46%) CISSP
5 32 (2.31%) RHCE
6 28 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.74%) AWS Certification
8 23 (1.66%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.45%) CEH
10 16 (1.16%) RHCSA
10 16 (1.16%) SANS
11 13 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.94%) CREST Certified
11 13 (0.94%) GIAC
11 13 (0.94%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.72%) CCNA
12 10 (0.72%) CCNP
13 9 (0.65%) RHCA
14 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.60%) QA
2 23 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.58%) SLA
4 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.22%) GCP
6 2 (0.14%) AS 2805
6 2 (0.14%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.072%) HL7
7 1 (0.072%) JTAG
7 1 (0.072%) MiFID
7 1 (0.072%) MISRA
7 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 455 (32.90%) Docker
2 126 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 50 (3.62%) Active Directory
5 37 (2.68%) KVM
6 32 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 27 (1.95%) Squid
8 27 (1.95%) vSphere
9 26 (1.88%) Xen
10 25 (1.81%) NFS
11 23 (1.66%) HDFS
12 19 (1.37%) LXC
13 18 (1.30%) vCloud
14 14 (1.01%) GlusterFS
15 13 (0.94%) iptables
16 12 (0.87%) Samba
16 12 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
17 11 (0.80%) etcd
17 11 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 614 (44.40%) Puppet
2 479 (34.63%) Ansible
3 281 (20.32%) Opscode Chef
4 206 (14.90%) Terraform
5 198 (14.32%) Kubernetes
6 101 (7.30%) Nagios
7 85 (6.15%) logstash
8 77 (5.57%) Kibana
9 59 (4.27%) Graphite
10 52 (3.76%) ZABBIX
11 41 (2.96%) HAProxy
12 40 (2.89%) Grafana
12 40 (2.89%) Salt
13 39 (2.82%) SELinux
14 38 (2.75%) Rancher
15 35 (2.53%) Packer
16 31 (2.24%) Prometheus
17 29 (2.10%) Cobbler
18 25 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
19 23 (1.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 243 (17.57%) Red Hat
2 232 (16.78%) VMware
3 166 (12.00%) Oracle
4 93 (6.72%) Splunk
5 65 (4.70%) Microsoft
6 39 (2.82%) IBM
6 39 (2.82%) Sybase
7 38 (2.75%) HP
7 38 (2.75%) SaltStack
8 36 (2.60%) Google
9 30 (2.17%) AppDynamics
10 29 (2.10%) Cisco
11 27 (1.95%) F5
12 26 (1.88%) Currenex
12 26 (1.88%) EMC
12 26 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 22 (1.59%) New Relic
14 20 (1.45%) Dynatrace
14 20 (1.45%) Sun
15 19 (1.37%) Veritas
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