Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 165 166
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,077 1,713 1,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.72% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 3.87% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1,131 1,228
UK median daily rate £505 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25.75 £24.23 £29.00
90th Percentile £49.95 £51.25 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.51% +23.57% -12.50%

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 29,645 44,216 41,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 44.36% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,312 31,032 29,597
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £308
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 682 757
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +5.48% -
10th Percentile £17.21 £17.00 £16.45
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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 -19 948 £509 -3.10% 548
UK excluding London +14 587 £500 +7.53% 354
London -37 465 £550 +2.33% 223
North of England -10 166 £500 +4.71% 103
South East +24 123 £500 +11.11% 77
South West +6 93 £475 - 59
Yorkshire +10 78 £525 +20.69% 42
Scotland +25 76 £463 +2.78% 15
North West -2 70 £500 -7.19% 51
Midlands +47 62 £448 +11.88% 41
West Midlands +48 42 £488 +3.72% 34
East of England +7 35 £550 +22.22% 45
Wales +34 23 £525 +7.69% 13
East Midlands +33 19 £368 -8.13% 7
North East -8 18 £364 -30.38% 10
Northern Ireland +1 9 £575 +27.78% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Bash Shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Bash Shell.

1 739 (68.62%) Python
2 639 (59.33%) Linux
3 539 (50.05%) DevOps
4 433 (40.20%) AWS
5 388 (36.03%) Docker
6 382 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
7 348 (32.31%) Git (software)
8 326 (30.27%) Ansible
9 320 (29.71%) Jenkins
10 306 (28.41%) PowerShell
11 294 (27.30%) Terraform
12 273 (25.35%) Java
13 271 (25.16%) Puppet
14 270 (25.07%) Kubernetes
15 260 (24.14%) Azure
16 237 (22.01%) Windows
17 224 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
18 222 (20.61%) Configuration Management
19 209 (19.41%) Ruby
20 201 (18.66%) Security Cleared
21 189 (17.55%) Unix
22 183 (16.99%) Perl
23 174 (16.16%) Opscode Chef
24 167 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 165 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
26 156 (14.48%) SQL
27 149 (13.83%) Finance
28 139 (12.91%) Red Hat
29 127 (11.79%) JIRA
29 127 (11.79%) Test Automation

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 60 (5.57%) Apache
2 55 (5.11%) Confluence
3 49 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 35 (3.25%) nginx
6 33 (3.06%) OpenStack
7 26 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.04%) CMS
8 22 (2.04%) JBoss
9 15 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.30%) IIS
11 12 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.84%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.65%) Drupal
15 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.46%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.093%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.093%) HipChat
3 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.28%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 433 (40.20%) AWS
2 260 (24.14%) Azure
3 89 (8.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 86 (7.99%) GitHub
5 79 (7.34%) GCP
6 69 (6.41%) PaaS
7 68 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (6.13%) Serverless
9 56 (5.20%) OpenShift
10 54 (5.01%) AWS Lambda
11 49 (4.55%) Amazon S3
12 48 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 47 (4.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 44 (4.09%) Datadog
15 42 (3.90%) IaaS
16 31 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
17 27 (2.51%) SaaS
18 24 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
19 23 (2.14%) Route 53
20 22 (2.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.06%) DNS
2 66 (6.13%) Firewall
3 62 (5.76%) VPN
4 58 (5.39%) HTTP
5 57 (5.29%) TCP/IP
6 31 (2.88%) SSH
7 28 (2.60%) SAN
8 25 (2.32%) SSL
9 24 (2.23%) Network Security
10 23 (2.14%) Internet
11 18 (1.67%) DHCP
12 13 (1.21%) HTTPS
12 13 (1.21%) WAN
13 12 (1.11%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.93%) FTP
14 10 (0.93%) LAN
14 10 (0.93%) MQTT
14 10 (0.93%) SMTP
15 8 (0.74%) iSCSI
16 6 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (7.99%) MySQL
2 76 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (6.04%) Big Data
4 61 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 61 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 48 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 47 (4.36%) Amazon RDS
7 37 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
9 25 (2.32%) Apache Hive
10 24 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (1.95%) HBase
12 18 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.67%) Flink
13 16 (1.49%) Data Lake
13 16 (1.49%) Redis
14 15 (1.39%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 348 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 320 (29.71%) Jenkins
3 127 (11.79%) JIRA
4 85 (7.89%) GitLab
5 55 (5.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 44 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 43 (3.99%) Bitbucket
8 40 (3.71%) JUnit
9 34 (3.16%) Artifactory
10 30 (2.79%) SonarQube
11 29 (2.69%) Vagrant
12 28 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (2.32%) Spock
14 24 (2.23%) Selenium
15 21 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (1.76%) Gradle
17 18 (1.67%) Maven
17 18 (1.67%) Subversion
18 16 (1.49%) CircleCI
19 15 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 149 (13.83%) Finance
2 97 (9.01%) Public Sector
3 39 (3.62%) Banking
4 32 (2.97%) Marketing
5 22 (2.04%) Retail
6 18 (1.67%) Electronics
6 18 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.37%) Law
8 4 (0.37%) Legal
9 3 (0.28%) Advertising
9 3 (0.28%) Automotive
9 3 (0.28%) Back Office
9 3 (0.28%) International Banking
9 3 (0.28%) Publishing
10 2 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.093%) Front Office
11 1 (0.093%) Military
Job Titles
1 312 (28.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 172 (15.97%) Developer
3 90 (8.36%) AWS Engineer
4 88 (8.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 60 (5.57%) AWS DevOps
6 56 (5.20%) Administrator
6 56 (5.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 51 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
7 51 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
7 51 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 49 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
9 47 (4.36%) Platform Engineer
9 47 (4.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 37 (3.44%) Java Developer
11 36 (3.34%) Data Engineer
12 35 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
13 33 (3.06%) Architect
13 33 (3.06%) Consultant
14 32 (2.97%) Python Developer
15 29 (2.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (10.96%) Node.js
2 100 (9.29%) JSON
3 84 (7.80%) REST
4 77 (7.15%) Elastic Stack
5 72 (6.69%) Web Services
6 68 (6.31%) HTML
6 68 (6.31%) RESTful
7 60 (5.57%) CSS
8 59 (5.48%) Kafka
9 58 (5.39%) XML
10 57 (5.29%) Spring
11 46 (4.27%) LDAP
12 45 (4.18%) .NET
12 45 (4.18%) React
13 43 (3.99%) AngularJS
14 40 (3.71%) SOAP
15 36 (3.34%) Spring Boot
16 29 (2.69%) OpenID
17 28 (2.60%) SAML
18 26 (2.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.59%) Public Cloud
3 69 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
4 54 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.81%) PKI
6 40 (3.71%) User Experience
7 28 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 21 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.58%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.39%) Clustering
13 14 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (1.02%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.93%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
17 9 (0.84%) Replication
17 9 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 639 (59.33%) Linux
2 237 (22.01%) Windows
3 189 (17.55%) Unix
4 167 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (8.08%) CentOS
6 62 (5.76%) Ubuntu
7 54 (5.01%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (1.30%) Solaris
12 13 (1.21%) VMS
12 13 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.11%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.11%) SUSE
13 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.84%) Android
16 8 (0.74%) Debian
17 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (50.05%) DevOps
2 382 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (20.61%) Configuration Management
5 165 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
6 127 (11.79%) Test Automation
7 97 (9.01%) Migration
8 92 (8.54%) Scrum
9 91 (8.45%) Microservices
10 90 (8.36%) ITIL
11 89 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 85 (7.89%) Open Source
13 83 (7.71%) Software Engineering
14 77 (7.15%) Kanban
15 68 (6.31%) TDD
16 62 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (5.11%) Task Automation
18 54 (5.01%) Analytics
19 50 (4.64%) Infrastructure Automation
20 49 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 739 (68.62%) Python
2 306 (28.41%) PowerShell
3 273 (25.35%) Java
4 209 (19.41%) Ruby
5 183 (16.99%) Perl
6 156 (14.48%) SQL
7 112 (10.40%) JavaScript
8 96 (8.91%) Go
9 90 (8.36%) Shell Script
10 53 (4.92%) C++
11 52 (4.83%) C
12 39 (3.62%) Groovy
13 36 (3.34%) PHP
14 33 (3.06%) Java 8
15 32 (2.97%) Korn
16 29 (2.69%) Scala
17 24 (2.23%) C#
17 24 (2.23%) ES6
18 15 (1.39%) Kotlin
19 14 (1.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 201 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 114 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.46%) DV Cleared
4 37 (3.44%) Degree
5 29 (2.69%) AWS Certification
6 17 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.30%) DBS Check
8 13 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.11%) RHCE
10 11 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.93%) CCNA
11 10 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.93%) CISSP
12 8 (0.74%) CCNP
12 8 (0.74%) CISA
12 8 (0.74%) CISM
12 8 (0.74%) CISMP
12 8 (0.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 8 (0.74%) ISSMP
12 8 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.39%) QA
2 21 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.76%) NIST
4 13 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.21%) SLA
5 11 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (0.93%) NCSC
7 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.19%) GMP
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.093%) IFRS
10 1 (0.093%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.093%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.093%) PMO
10 1 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 388 (36.03%) Docker
2 93 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 43 (3.99%) Hyper-V
5 41 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.95%) HDFS
7 19 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.30%) KVM
9 13 (1.21%) vSphere
10 12 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (1.11%) NFS
10 12 (1.11%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.74%) Samba
12 7 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.56%) Xen
13 6 (0.56%) zsh
14 5 (0.46%) iptables
14 5 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 326 (30.27%) Ansible
2 294 (27.30%) Terraform
3 271 (25.16%) Puppet
4 270 (25.07%) Kubernetes
5 174 (16.16%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (4.46%) Salt
7 40 (3.71%) Packer
8 36 (3.34%) Nagios
9 30 (2.79%) logstash
10 25 (2.32%) Grafana
11 24 (2.23%) Kibana
11 24 (2.23%) Suricata
12 21 (1.95%) Prometheus
13 20 (1.86%) Docker Swarm
13 20 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
14 18 (1.67%) HAProxy
14 18 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
15 17 (1.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 17 (1.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (1.49%) Consul
Vendors
1 139 (12.91%) Red Hat
2 121 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 119 (11.05%) VMware
4 90 (8.36%) Splunk
5 86 (7.99%) Oracle
6 66 (6.13%) Google
7 31 (2.88%) New Relic
8 29 (2.69%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.51%) IBM
9 27 (2.51%) ServiceNow
10 26 (2.41%) Hortonworks
10 26 (2.41%) Tableau
11 25 (2.32%) Qualys
12 21 (1.95%) HP
13 20 (1.86%) SAP
14 19 (1.76%) Cisco
15 18 (1.67%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.30%) Cloudera
17 13 (1.21%) Apple
17 13 (1.21%) Dynatrace