Period
to 12 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 12 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 191 254
Rank change year-on-year +19 +63 +13
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1600 1437 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.44% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1011 759
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £344 £344 £313
90th Percentile £625 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £386
% change year-on-year +6.51% +9.39% -0.32%
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 43393 41789 43255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.99% 40.44% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30441 28679 29356
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £270
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 782 870 1061
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.23 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +17.19%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.43 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.23 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% +5.16% +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 12 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 12 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 12 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 +18 1496 £500 +5.26% 232
London -7 917 £525 +5.00% 125
UK excluding London +66 656 £450 +6.51% 120
North of England +81 224 £500 +20.48% 33
South East -15 169 £425 - 37
Yorkshire +77 110 £500 +18.34% 14
North West +43 103 £515 +20.47% 17
Midlands +96 92 £475 +5.56% 10
Scotland +25 76 £400 +6.67% 13
South West -20 50 £426 -5.28% 11
East Midlands +40 49 £425 +21.43% 5
East of England -3 43 £388 +3.33% 16
West Midlands +39 38 £525 +16.67% 5
North East +64 27 £535 +71.20% 2
Wales +5 7 £363 +1.75%
Northern Ireland -33 3 £600 +45.45%

For the 6 months to 12 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 1171 (73.19%) Python
2 1169 (73.06%) Linux
3 907 (56.69%) DevOps
4 652 (40.75%) Ansible
5 646 (40.38%) Jenkins
6 619 (38.69%) Amazon AWS
7 610 (38.13%) Docker
8 604 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
9 598 (37.38%) Puppet
10 558 (34.88%) Git (software)
11 555 (34.69%) Java
12 523 (32.69%) Ruby
13 485 (30.31%) Configuration Management
14 425 (26.56%) Opscode Chef
15 418 (26.13%) Unix
16 413 (25.81%) Perl
17 378 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
18 316 (19.75%) Terraform
19 309 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 294 (18.38%) Red Hat
21 271 (16.94%) Kubernetes
22 270 (16.88%) Windows
23 268 (16.75%) Finance
24 259 (16.19%) Security Cleared
25 235 (14.69%) SQL
26 230 (14.38%) CentOS
26 230 (14.38%) JIRA
27 217 (13.56%) TCP/IP
28 214 (13.38%) Web Services
29 209 (13.06%) Firewall

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
1 176 (11.00%) Apache
2 156 (9.75%) Confluence
3 139 (8.69%) Tomcat
4 138 (8.63%) nginx
5 128 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
6 75 (4.69%) JBoss
7 60 (3.75%) OpenStack
8 53 (3.31%) Apache Spark
9 47 (2.94%) WebLogic
10 30 (1.88%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.38%) Jetty
13 20 (1.25%) iPlanet
14 18 (1.13%) IIS
14 18 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
15 16 (1.00%) Apache Pig
16 14 (0.88%) Mule ESB
17 13 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (0.88%) HipChat
2 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.31%) SPSS
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) Weka
7 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.38%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.063%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 619 (38.69%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (7.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 112 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
5 107 (6.69%) Amazon S3
6 99 (6.19%) GitHub
7 87 (5.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 79 (4.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (3.25%) PaaS
10 50 (3.13%) Route 53
11 49 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
12 48 (3.00%) Slack
13 42 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 42 (2.63%) Serverless
14 39 (2.44%) IaaS
15 38 (2.38%) SaaS
16 30 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
17 28 (1.75%) CloudFront
18 24 (1.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 217 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 209 (13.06%) Firewall
3 187 (11.69%) DNS
4 160 (10.00%) HTTP
5 117 (7.31%) SSL
6 76 (4.75%) SAN
7 69 (4.31%) LDAP
8 60 (3.75%) WAN
9 57 (3.56%) DHCP
10 54 (3.38%) Internet
11 49 (3.06%) VPN
12 43 (2.69%) Network Security
13 39 (2.44%) NAS
14 37 (2.31%) IPsec
15 34 (2.13%) LAN
16 30 (1.88%) DSL
17 29 (1.81%) SSH
18 27 (1.69%) VLAN
19 23 (1.44%) BGP
19 23 (1.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (12.31%) MongoDB
2 175 (10.94%) MySQL
3 146 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 135 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 102 (6.38%) Big Data
5 102 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 100 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 99 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
8 96 (6.00%) SQL Server
9 74 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 57 (3.56%) RDBMS
11 51 (3.19%) Redis
12 38 (2.38%) DB2
13 37 (2.31%) HBase
14 31 (1.94%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 23 (1.44%) Riak
17 20 (1.25%) Impala
18 19 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 19 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 646 (40.38%) Jenkins
2 558 (34.88%) Git (software)
3 230 (14.38%) JIRA
4 182 (11.38%) Maven
5 146 (9.13%) TeamCity
6 142 (8.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 77 (4.81%) SonarQube
8 76 (4.75%) Artifactory
8 76 (4.75%) Subversion
9 68 (4.25%) Selenium
10 57 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (3.31%) Vagrant
12 52 (3.25%) Bitbucket
13 41 (2.56%) Cucumber
14 34 (2.13%) JUnit
15 30 (1.88%) Ant
15 30 (1.88%) Gradle
16 28 (1.75%) git-flow
17 22 (1.38%) GitLab
17 22 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 268 (16.75%) Finance
2 154 (9.63%) Banking
3 52 (3.25%) Front Office
4 39 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.19%) Games
7 25 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.38%) Marketing
9 17 (1.06%) Retail
10 15 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.94%) Publishing
11 14 (0.88%) 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 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 711 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 199 (12.44%) Developer
3 197 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
4 194 (12.13%) AWS Engineer
5 188 (11.75%) AWS DevOps
6 166 (10.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 128 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 116 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 93 (5.81%) Administrator
10 79 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 72 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
12 68 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
13 65 (4.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 62 (3.88%) Analyst
15 58 (3.63%) Architect
16 56 (3.50%) Consultant
17 53 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
18 51 (3.19%) Operations Engineer
19 47 (2.94%) Java Engineer
20 46 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (13.38%) Web Services
2 163 (10.19%) Elastic Stack
3 152 (9.50%) Node.js
4 84 (5.25%) Kafka
5 83 (5.19%) REST
6 81 (5.06%) Spring
7 80 (5.00%) HTML
8 77 (4.81%) RESTful
9 66 (4.13%) .NET
10 63 (3.94%) JSON
11 52 (3.25%) LAMP
11 52 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (3.19%) J2EE
13 50 (3.13%) AngularJS
13 50 (3.13%) JMS
14 47 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
15 45 (2.81%) CSS
16 43 (2.69%) HTML5
16 43 (2.69%) LEMP Stack
17 39 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.94%) Clustering
3 101 (6.31%) Data Centre
4 67 (4.19%) Public Cloud
5 61 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
6 59 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.94%) Replication
8 38 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (1.63%) Fintech
12 23 (1.44%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.25%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.13%) PKI
14 18 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.00%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.00%) Derivative
15 16 (1.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1169 (73.06%) Linux
2 418 (26.13%) Unix
3 309 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 270 (16.88%) Windows
5 230 (14.38%) CentOS
6 106 (6.63%) Ubuntu
7 69 (4.31%) Solaris
8 64 (4.00%) Windows Server
9 48 (3.00%) AIX
10 32 (2.00%) SUSE
11 31 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.88%) Debian
13 26 (1.63%) CoreOS
14 22 (1.38%) HPUX
15 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (1.13%) Windows 7
17 17 (1.06%) Windows 10
18 16 (1.00%) Android
19 7 (0.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (56.69%) DevOps
2 604 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
3 485 (30.31%) Configuration Management
4 378 (23.63%) Continuous Integration
5 186 (11.63%) Scrum
6 185 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 158 (9.88%) Load Balancing
8 152 (9.50%) Microservices
9 148 (9.25%) Open Source
10 138 (8.63%) Test Automation
11 111 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 97 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 83 (5.19%) Migration
13 83 (5.19%) TDD
14 78 (4.88%) ITIL
15 74 (4.63%) E-Commerce
15 74 (4.63%) Kanban
16 71 (4.44%) High Availability
17 62 (3.88%) Coaching
18 60 (3.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1171 (73.19%) Python
2 555 (34.69%) Java
3 523 (32.69%) Ruby
4 413 (25.81%) Perl
5 235 (14.69%) SQL
6 206 (12.88%) PowerShell
7 159 (9.94%) JavaScript
8 148 (9.25%) Shell Script
9 139 (8.69%) Groovy
10 133 (8.31%) PHP
11 122 (7.63%) Korn
12 115 (7.19%) Go
13 82 (5.13%) C#
14 76 (4.75%) Scala
15 50 (3.13%) C-shell
16 48 (3.00%) C++
17 30 (1.88%) C
18 18 (1.13%) Bourne shell
18 18 (1.13%) R
19 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 259 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 173 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.19%) Degree
4 42 (2.63%) AWS Certification
5 30 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.69%) 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
12 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.38%) CCNA
13 6 (0.38%) CCNP
13 6 (0.38%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.38%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.75%) QA
2 25 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.06%) GCP
4 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.88%) 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
9 4 (0.25%) GDPR
10 2 (0.13%) EMIR
10 2 (0.13%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.13%) MISRA
11 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.063%) JTAG
11 1 (0.063%) MISRA C
System Software
1 610 (38.13%) Docker
2 105 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.19%) Xen
5 50 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 40 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (2.31%) Samba
8 31 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (1.81%) KVM
10 24 (1.50%) vSphere
11 23 (1.44%) Postfix
11 23 (1.44%) vCloud
12 22 (1.38%) HDFS
12 22 (1.38%) NFS
13 19 (1.19%) 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
1 652 (40.75%) Ansible
2 598 (37.38%) Puppet
3 425 (26.56%) Opscode Chef
4 316 (19.75%) Terraform
5 271 (16.94%) Kubernetes
6 113 (7.06%) logstash
7 110 (6.88%) Kibana
8 99 (6.19%) Nagios
9 88 (5.50%) Grafana
10 56 (3.50%) ZABBIX
11 47 (2.94%) Salt
12 45 (2.81%) HAProxy
13 41 (2.56%) Packer
14 40 (2.50%) Icinga
14 40 (2.50%) Prometheus
15 38 (2.38%) Rancher
16 37 (2.31%) Graphite
17 31 (1.94%) Consul
18 30 (1.88%) Galera Cluster
19 29 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 294 (18.38%) Red Hat
2 204 (12.75%) Oracle
2 204 (12.75%) VMware
3 189 (11.81%) Splunk
4 75 (4.69%) Cisco
5 63 (3.94%) Microsoft
6 55 (3.44%) Atlassian
7 47 (2.94%) F5
8 41 (2.56%) Google
9 38 (2.38%) HP
10 37 (2.31%) IBM
11 34 (2.13%) New Relic
12 32 (2.00%) Sun
13 30 (1.88%) Juniper
13 30 (1.88%) SaltStack
13 30 (1.88%) Sybase
14 28 (1.75%) AppDynamics
15 26 (1.63%) Cloudera
16 24 (1.50%) Fortinet
17 23 (1.44%) TIBCO