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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bash Shell
UK
Rank 182 218 262
Rank change year-on-year +36 +44  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 674 595 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.12% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 2.94% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 394 306
Median daily rate £468 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £366
% change year-on-year -3.33% +22.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +163.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

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 18403 20247 19784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.15% 38.05% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 13835 12813
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 485 404
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.62 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +44 644 £470 +1.62% 217
London +57 411 £500 +5.26% 115
South East +14 91 £435 -6.95% 28
City of London +28 83 £470 -1.05% 29
Yorkshire -5 41 £425 -1.16% 22
Berkshire +36 35 £488 +8.33% 14
Hampshire +20 31 £435 +12.25% 3
South West +10 30 £458 +4.57% 10
Leeds +5 30 £425 - 16
West Yorkshire +1 30 £425 - 16
West Midlands +33 27 £490 +0.51% 6
East of England +11 22 £405 -14.73% 19
Shropshire - 21 £496 -
Telford - 21 £496 -
Hertfordshire +18 20 £405 -14.73% 2
Reading +14 20 £500 +14.28% 7
Surrey +10 18 £375 -16.66% 4
Scotland +19 16 £413 +12.24% 7
North West -7 12 £400 -5.88% 13
Croydon +13 10 £470 +10.58% 1
Sheffield -5 10 £400 -11.11% 2
South Yorkshire -11 10 £400 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh +22 9 £488 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £340 -
Bristol +9 8 £400 -5.88% 5
Manchester -3 8 £400 -5.88% 9
Somerset - 8 £350 - 3
Hatfield - 8 £405 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 7 £475 +5.55% 1
Bath - 7 £350 - 3

Bash Shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1100 (77.36%) Linux
2 922 (64.84%) Python
3 748 (52.60%) DevOps
4 680 (47.82%) Puppet
5 520 (36.57%) Jenkins
6 500 (35.16%) Ansible
7 487 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
8 486 (34.18%) Ruby
9 465 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
10 444 (31.22%) Perl
11 435 (30.59%) Java
12 420 (29.54%) Docker
13 415 (29.18%) Git (software)
14 388 (27.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 355 (24.96%) Configuration Management
16 330 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
17 320 (22.50%) Unix
18 301 (21.17%) Red Hat
19 286 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
20 280 (19.69%) VMware
21 276 (19.41%) CentOS
22 231 (16.24%) Windows
23 219 (15.40%) SQL
24 217 (15.26%) Security Cleared
25 205 (14.42%) Finance
26 193 (13.57%) PowerShell
27 174 (12.24%) Shell Script
28 169 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
29 168 (11.81%) Apache
30 165 (11.60%) JavaScript

Bash Shell
Top Related 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 (11.81%) Apache
2 155 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 104 (7.31%) Confluence
4 86 (6.05%) nginx
5 84 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
6 66 (4.64%) JBoss
7 52 (3.66%) Apache Spark
7 52 (3.66%) WebSphere
8 48 (3.38%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.46%) IIS
10 31 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (1.69%) Apache Pig
11 24 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.48%) Apache Geronimo
13 21 (1.48%) Apache TomEE
14 19 (1.34%) WordPress
15 18 (1.27%) Jetty
16 15 (1.05%) CloudStack
16 15 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.070%) Exstream
5 1 (0.070%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.070%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.070%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 487 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
3 81 (5.70%) Amazon S3
4 76 (5.34%) GitHub
5 64 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 52 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 48 (3.38%) IaaS
8 41 (2.88%) Amazon ELB
9 37 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 37 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (2.60%) Route 53
10 27 (1.90%) PaaS
11 22 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
11 22 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 18 (1.27%) SaaS
14 17 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 143 (10.06%) TCP/IP
2 122 (8.58%) DNS
3 115 (8.09%) Firewall
4 106 (7.45%) HTTP
4 106 (7.45%) LDAP
5 73 (5.13%) SSL
6 65 (4.57%) SAN
7 59 (4.15%) VPN
8 53 (3.73%) SSH
9 42 (2.95%) Internet
10 35 (2.46%) Kerberos
11 27 (1.90%) DHCP
12 24 (1.69%) Wireshark
13 23 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
14 18 (1.27%) AMQP
14 18 (1.27%) Network Security
15 16 (1.13%) ICMP
16 14 (0.98%) tcpdump
16 14 (0.98%) VoIP
17 13 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (10.90%) MySQL
2 140 (9.85%) Big Data
3 139 (9.77%) Hadoop
4 137 (9.63%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 80 (5.63%) SQL Server
7 75 (5.27%) Apache Hive
8 74 (5.20%) MongoDB
9 60 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
10 53 (3.73%) Relational Database
11 40 (2.81%) Oracle Database
12 35 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (2.32%) Redis
14 28 (1.97%) HBase
15 27 (1.90%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.62%) MariaDB
18 18 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (1.27%) DB2
19 16 (1.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 520 (36.57%) Jenkins
2 415 (29.18%) Git (software)
3 155 (10.90%) Maven
4 145 (10.20%) JIRA
5 83 (5.84%) Vagrant
6 62 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 62 (4.36%) Selenium
7 51 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 48 (3.38%) Subversion
10 46 (3.23%) Bitbucket
11 37 (2.60%) Cucumber
12 34 (2.39%) GitLab
13 30 (2.11%) Gerrit
13 30 (2.11%) Hudson
13 30 (2.11%) JUnit
14 27 (1.90%) Artifactory
15 26 (1.83%) SonarQube
16 25 (1.76%) Ant
16 25 (1.76%) Mercurial
General
1 205 (14.42%) Finance
2 101 (7.10%) Banking
3 34 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.04%) Front Office
4 29 (2.04%) Retail
5 28 (1.97%) Marketing
6 24 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 12 (0.84%) Games
8 11 (0.77%) Electronics
8 11 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.56%) Law
9 8 (0.56%) Publishing
10 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Advertising
11 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.14%) Back Office
11 2 (0.14%) German Language
11 2 (0.14%) Military
12 1 (0.070%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 511 (35.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 201 (14.14%) Developer
3 155 (10.90%) Administrator
4 154 (10.83%) AWS DevOps
5 152 (10.69%) Linux Engineer
6 140 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
7 108 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
8 100 (7.03%) Linux Administrator
9 97 (6.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 85 (5.98%) Consultant
11 83 (5.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 75 (5.27%) DevOps Consultant
13 71 (4.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 70 (4.92%) Java Developer
15 61 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
16 52 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
17 48 (3.38%) Unix Engineer
18 47 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
19 46 (3.23%) Architect
20 42 (2.95%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.72%) Web Services
2 90 (6.33%) LAMP
3 81 (5.70%) REST
4 78 (5.49%) Kafka
5 75 (5.27%) HTML
6 74 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
7 70 (4.92%) JSON
8 67 (4.71%) LAPP Stack
9 61 (4.29%) .NET
10 54 (3.80%) XML
11 53 (3.73%) Spring
12 49 (3.45%) Node.js
13 47 (3.31%) CSS
13 47 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
14 39 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
15 34 (2.39%) SOAP
16 31 (2.18%) AngularJS
16 31 (2.18%) J2EE
17 30 (2.11%) Hibernate
18 29 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 76 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.71%) Clustering
4 59 (4.15%) Public Cloud
5 50 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 42 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.39%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.83%) Replication
9 19 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.20%) User Experience
12 15 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 14 (0.98%) Fintech
14 13 (0.91%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.84%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.84%) Equities
16 11 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.77%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1100 (77.36%) Linux
2 388 (27.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 320 (22.50%) Unix
4 276 (19.41%) CentOS
5 231 (16.24%) Windows
6 152 (10.69%) Ubuntu
7 74 (5.20%) Solaris
8 58 (4.08%) Windows Server
9 51 (3.59%) AIX
10 43 (3.02%) SUSE
11 35 (2.46%) Debian
12 34 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
13 28 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (1.62%) Android
15 19 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.20%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.77%) Windows 7
19 10 (0.70%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (52.60%) DevOps
2 465 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (24.96%) Configuration Management
4 330 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
5 151 (10.62%) Open Source
6 149 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 146 (10.27%) Scrum
8 90 (6.33%) Load Balancing
9 80 (5.63%) Analytics
10 74 (5.20%) E-Commerce
11 73 (5.13%) Migration
12 70 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 69 (4.85%) High Availability
14 67 (4.71%) Microservices
15 63 (4.43%) ITIL
16 59 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 56 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
18 51 (3.59%) TDD
19 43 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (3.02%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 922 (64.84%) Python
2 486 (34.18%) Ruby
3 444 (31.22%) Perl
4 435 (30.59%) Java
5 219 (15.40%) SQL
6 193 (13.57%) PowerShell
7 174 (12.24%) Shell Script
8 165 (11.60%) JavaScript
9 94 (6.61%) PHP
10 84 (5.91%) Korn
11 80 (5.63%) C
12 71 (4.99%) C++
13 51 (3.59%) C#
14 48 (3.38%) Scala
15 47 (3.31%) Go
16 33 (2.32%) PL/SQL
17 30 (2.11%) Groovy
18 26 (1.83%) R
19 14 (0.98%) C-shell
20 13 (0.91%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 217 (15.26%) Security Cleared
2 153 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.09%) Degree
4 41 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.83%) RHCE
6 16 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.84%) RHCSA
8 11 (0.77%) MCSE
8 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.56%) CCNA
10 8 (0.56%) CCNP
10 8 (0.56%) CISSP
11 7 (0.49%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.42%) ISEB
13 4 (0.28%) MCITP
13 4 (0.28%) MCP
13 4 (0.28%) MCSA
13 4 (0.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.32%) QA
2 11 (0.77%) SLA
3 10 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.21%) SDET
6 1 (0.070%) FATCA
6 1 (0.070%) GCP
6 1 (0.070%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 420 (29.54%) Docker
2 169 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
4 65 (4.57%) Active Directory
5 49 (3.45%) vSphere
6 46 (3.23%) NFS
7 37 (2.60%) Xen
8 30 (2.11%) HDFS
9 24 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.62%) KVM
11 22 (1.55%) VMware ESX
12 17 (1.20%) XenServer
13 16 (1.13%) Hyper-V
13 16 (1.13%) vCloud
13 16 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (1.05%) Squid
15 13 (0.91%) iptables
16 12 (0.84%) GlusterFS
17 10 (0.70%) LXC
17 10 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 680 (47.82%) Puppet
2 500 (35.16%) Ansible
3 286 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (11.53%) Terraform
5 125 (8.79%) Kubernetes
6 105 (7.38%) Nagios
7 64 (4.50%) Salt
8 51 (3.59%) logstash
9 45 (3.16%) Kibana
9 45 (3.16%) ZABBIX
10 44 (3.09%) HAProxy
11 39 (2.74%) SELinux
12 36 (2.53%) Cobbler
13 29 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
13 29 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
14 23 (1.62%) Rancher
15 20 (1.41%) Packer
16 19 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 17 (1.20%) SCCM
18 16 (1.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 301 (21.17%) Red Hat
2 280 (19.69%) VMware
3 163 (11.46%) Oracle
4 88 (6.19%) IBM
5 67 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 64 (4.50%) Google
7 62 (4.36%) Splunk
8 57 (4.01%) HP
9 54 (3.80%) SaltStack
10 50 (3.52%) Atlassian
11 38 (2.67%) Veritas
12 32 (2.25%) EMC
12 32 (2.25%) New Relic
13 26 (1.83%) Sun
14 24 (1.69%) NetApp
15 23 (1.62%) Rackspace
16 22 (1.55%) Hortonworks
17 21 (1.48%) Cisco
18 17 (1.20%) AppDynamics
18 17 (1.20%) Cloudera
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Clydebank, Dunbartonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
UBS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £319 - £371 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 26 days ago