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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 183 254
Rank change year-on-year +13 +71  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 680 739 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.37% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.52% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 484 315
Median daily rate £493 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +8.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Median hourly rate £44.75 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% +22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +43.75%  

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 19764 20993 21025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.88% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13485 14405 14060
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 462 425
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £15.00 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.16 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 June 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
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 June 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 +9 632 £500 +11.11% 226
London -5 410 £520 +9.47% 100
South East -13 65 £383 -7.27% 49
City of London +6 60 £503 +5.78% 29
North West +9 40 £450 +5.75% 17
Scotland +37 38 £425 +18.05% 6
West Midlands +47 31 £460 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire +20 30 £410 -14.58% 26
Manchester +31 29 £425 - 9
Leeds +25 28 £400 -4.76% 21
West Yorkshire +21 28 £400 -8.04% 23
Croydon +14 28 £463 -3.64%
Edinburgh +37 24 £425 - 2
East of England +9 24 £450 +4.34% 13
Hampshire +6 20 £475 +18.67% 12
Berkshire +30 17 £358 -18.11% 15
South West -11 16 £400 -9.85% 13
Surrey +4 14 £431 +1.47% 13
Glasgow +13 13 £425 -5.55% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £400 +42.22% 4
Nottingham +7 12 £400 +42.22% 4
East Midlands 0 12 £400 -11.11% 4
Basingstoke - 12 £432 - 4
Shropshire +19 10 £496 -
Cheshire +22 9 £550 +36.64% 5
Hertfordshire +2 9 £388 -3.12% 4
Telford +19 8 £496 -
West Sussex +19 7 £338 -16.92% 2
County Antrim -39 7 £464 +15.85% 1
Northern Ireland -42 7 £464 +15.85% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1055 (77.69%) Linux
2 911 (67.08%) Python
3 683 (50.29%) DevOps
4 602 (44.33%) Puppet
5 478 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
6 463 (34.09%) Ansible
7 453 (33.36%) Java
8 443 (32.62%) Git (software)
9 438 (32.25%) Ruby
10 435 (32.03%) Jenkins
11 430 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
12 428 (31.52%) Docker
13 371 (27.32%) Perl
14 358 (26.36%) Configuration Management
15 330 (24.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 297 (21.87%) Unix
17 266 (19.59%) Red Hat
18 258 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
19 251 (18.48%) CentOS
19 251 (18.48%) Windows
20 237 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
21 235 (17.30%) VMware
22 231 (17.01%) Security Cleared
23 214 (15.76%) Finance
24 204 (15.02%) SQL
25 192 (14.14%) Shell Script
25 192 (14.14%) SC Cleared
26 181 (13.33%) Terraform
27 178 (13.11%) Kubernetes
28 177 (13.03%) PowerShell

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
1 173 (12.74%) Apache
2 144 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 136 (10.01%) Elasticsearch
4 93 (6.85%) Confluence
5 77 (5.67%) JBoss
6 76 (5.60%) nginx
7 43 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.72%) OpenStack
9 28 (2.06%) Apache Spark
10 27 (1.99%) IIS
11 24 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 23 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (1.33%) CMS
14 16 (1.18%) WordPress
15 13 (0.96%) Apache Geronimo
15 13 (0.96%) Apache Pig
15 13 (0.96%) Apache TomEE
16 12 (0.88%) Drupal
16 12 (0.88%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (0.52%) Stata
2 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.074%) Actimize
5 1 (0.074%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.074%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 478 (35.20%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (4.79%) GitHub
4 61 (4.49%) Amazon S3
5 57 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 46 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 39 (2.87%) IaaS
8 37 (2.72%) Amazon ELB
9 35 (2.58%) PaaS
10 34 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (2.14%) OpenShift
13 25 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
15 21 (1.55%) SaaS
16 20 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
17 15 (1.10%) Route 53
18 13 (0.96%) Datadog
19 10 (0.74%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 149 (10.97%) HTTP
2 135 (9.94%) DNS
3 129 (9.50%) TCP/IP
4 124 (9.13%) Firewall
5 89 (6.55%) LDAP
6 74 (5.45%) SSL
7 55 (4.05%) SAN
8 54 (3.98%) SSH
9 37 (2.72%) Internet
10 26 (1.91%) DHCP
10 26 (1.91%) HTTPS
11 23 (1.69%) VPN
12 22 (1.62%) NAS
13 21 (1.55%) Wireshark
14 19 (1.40%) Network Security
15 18 (1.33%) IPsec
16 17 (1.25%) SMTP
17 15 (1.10%) ICMP
18 14 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
19 12 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (11.19%) MySQL
3 122 (8.98%) Hadoop
4 117 (8.62%) Big Data
5 105 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 95 (7.00%) SQL Server
7 63 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 59 (4.34%) NoSQL
9 58 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (4.12%) Apache Hive
11 41 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (2.58%) Redis
13 31 (2.28%) RDBMS
14 28 (2.06%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (1.69%) DB2
17 19 (1.40%) HBase
17 19 (1.40%) MariaDB
18 15 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 13 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 443 (32.62%) Git (software)
2 435 (32.03%) Jenkins
3 176 (12.96%) Maven
4 165 (12.15%) JIRA
5 77 (5.67%) Vagrant
6 76 (5.60%) Subversion
7 69 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 58 (4.27%) Artifactory
9 53 (3.90%) Selenium
10 51 (3.76%) JUnit
11 50 (3.68%) TeamCity
12 42 (3.09%) Bitbucket
13 39 (2.87%) GitLab
14 35 (2.58%) Mockito
15 34 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (2.50%) Cucumber
16 33 (2.43%) Hudson
17 30 (2.21%) Ant
18 24 (1.77%) SonarQube
19 22 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 214 (15.76%) Finance
2 97 (7.14%) Banking
3 37 (2.72%) Front Office
4 36 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.47%) Retail
8 15 (1.10%) Marketing
9 11 (0.81%) Games
10 7 (0.52%) Electronics
10 7 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.37%) Law
12 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.29%) Back Office
12 4 (0.29%) Publishing
12 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.074%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 473 (34.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 183 (13.48%) Linux Engineer
3 180 (13.25%) Developer
4 158 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
5 149 (10.97%) AWS DevOps
6 131 (9.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 110 (8.10%) Administrator
8 100 (7.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 88 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 71 (5.23%) Java Developer
11 66 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
11 66 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
12 64 (4.71%) Consultant
13 61 (4.49%) Architect
14 57 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 56 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
16 51 (3.76%) Analyst
17 50 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 45 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
19 41 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (9.13%) Elastic Stack
2 120 (8.84%) Web Services
3 102 (7.51%) HTML
4 85 (6.26%) REST
5 82 (6.04%) Kafka
6 76 (5.60%) Node.js
7 68 (5.01%) XML
8 66 (4.86%) CSS
8 66 (4.86%) LAMP
9 64 (4.71%) Spring
10 58 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
11 57 (4.20%) JSON
12 56 (4.12%) .NET
13 47 (3.46%) JMS
14 42 (3.09%) HTML5
14 42 (3.09%) Sensu
15 41 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
16 40 (2.95%) J2EE
17 34 (2.50%) AngularJS
17 34 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
3 76 (5.60%) Clustering
4 69 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 62 (4.57%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.68%) Public Cloud
7 31 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.21%) Replication
9 29 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.88%) Fintech
15 12 (0.88%) Smart Meter
16 11 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.81%) User Experience
17 10 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1055 (77.69%) Linux
2 330 (24.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 297 (21.87%) Unix
4 251 (18.48%) CentOS
4 251 (18.48%) Windows
5 148 (10.90%) Ubuntu
6 62 (4.57%) Solaris
7 59 (4.34%) Windows Server
8 46 (3.39%) AIX
9 45 (3.31%) Debian
10 38 (2.80%) SUSE
11 28 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (1.40%) CoreOS
13 19 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
14 16 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.52%) Android
15 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (50.29%) DevOps
2 430 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (26.36%) Configuration Management
4 237 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
5 137 (10.09%) Open Source
6 135 (9.94%) Test Automation
7 123 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 114 (8.39%) Scrum
9 76 (5.60%) Microservices
10 73 (5.38%) Load Balancing
11 70 (5.15%) Analytics
12 66 (4.86%) Migration
13 65 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 64 (4.71%) High Availability
15 60 (4.42%) ITIL
15 60 (4.42%) SDLC
16 59 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
17 58 (4.27%) E-Commerce
18 57 (4.20%) TDD
19 51 (3.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 911 (67.08%) Python
2 453 (33.36%) Java
3 438 (32.25%) Ruby
4 371 (27.32%) Perl
5 204 (15.02%) SQL
6 192 (14.14%) Shell Script
7 177 (13.03%) PowerShell
8 146 (10.75%) JavaScript
9 95 (7.00%) PHP
10 85 (6.26%) Korn
11 75 (5.52%) Go
12 63 (4.64%) C
13 55 (4.05%) C++
14 48 (3.53%) Scala
15 42 (3.09%) C#
16 32 (2.36%) Groovy
17 25 (1.84%) C-shell
18 22 (1.62%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.33%) VB
20 11 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 231 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 192 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 59 (4.34%) Degree
4 35 (2.58%) RHCE
5 32 (2.36%) CISSP
6 23 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.47%) AWS Certification
8 20 (1.47%) CEH
9 16 (1.18%) RHCSA
9 16 (1.18%) SANS
10 14 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.96%) CREST Certified
11 13 (0.96%) GIAC
11 13 (0.96%) Master's Degree
12 11 (0.81%) CCNP
13 10 (0.74%) CCNA
14 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.59%) RHCA
15 7 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.43%) QA
2 17 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.81%) SLA
4 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) GCP
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.074%) EMIR
7 1 (0.074%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) MiFID
7 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 428 (31.52%) Docker
2 133 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
4 48 (3.53%) Active Directory
5 41 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.36%) KVM
7 30 (2.21%) Squid
8 29 (2.14%) vSphere
9 23 (1.69%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.62%) HDFS
10 22 (1.62%) NFS
11 20 (1.47%) vCloud
12 18 (1.33%) iptables
13 17 (1.25%) Xen
14 16 (1.18%) LXC
15 15 (1.10%) Postfix
16 13 (0.96%) GlusterFS
17 11 (0.81%) etcd
17 11 (0.81%) flannel
17 11 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 602 (44.33%) Puppet
2 463 (34.09%) Ansible
3 258 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
4 181 (13.33%) Terraform
5 178 (13.11%) Kubernetes
6 101 (7.44%) Nagios
7 67 (4.93%) logstash
8 61 (4.49%) Kibana
9 52 (3.83%) Graphite
10 50 (3.68%) ZABBIX
11 44 (3.24%) Salt
12 42 (3.09%) SELinux
13 37 (2.72%) HAProxy
14 34 (2.50%) Rancher
14 34 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
15 31 (2.28%) Grafana
15 31 (2.28%) Packer
16 28 (2.06%) Prometheus
17 25 (1.84%) Cobbler
18 23 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 266 (19.59%) Red Hat
2 235 (17.30%) VMware
3 151 (11.12%) Oracle
4 80 (5.89%) Splunk
5 64 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 56 (4.12%) IBM
7 43 (3.17%) HP
8 39 (2.87%) Google
9 35 (2.58%) SaltStack
10 29 (2.14%) Sybase
11 27 (1.99%) AppDynamics
12 24 (1.77%) New Relic
12 24 (1.77%) Veritas
13 23 (1.69%) EMC
14 20 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.47%) Cisco
14 20 (1.47%) Dynatrace
15 18 (1.33%) Currenex
15 18 (1.33%) TIBCO
16 17 (1.25%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6 months rolling contracts
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Gibbs
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London Bridge
Digital Marmalade
Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
RIVER ISLAND CLOTHING CO.LTD
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago