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 28 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 186 255
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 678 738 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.37% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 3.53% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 487 328
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 £338 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £391
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 17
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 £39.38 £37.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £58.75 £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 19720 20910 21020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.86% 38.83% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 28996 26859
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 £310 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 908 915
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.43 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £51.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 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 11 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 28 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 0 410 £515 +8.42% 107
UK excluding London +3 264 £425 +6.11% 127
North of England +13 74 £441 +10.31% 40
South East -3 64 £400 -3.03% 48
Midlands +49 42 £460 +8.23% 7
Scotland +37 38 £425 +18.05% 5
East of England +8 23 £463 +7.24% 12
South West -17 16 £400 -9.85% 12
Northern Ireland -46 6 £455 +13.48% 1
Wales -2 4 £184 -55.45% 2

For the 6 months to 28 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 1054 (77.67%) Linux
2 910 (67.06%) Python
3 685 (50.48%) DevOps
4 603 (44.44%) Puppet
5 479 (35.30%) Amazon AWS
6 461 (33.97%) Ansible
7 455 (33.53%) Java
8 443 (32.65%) Git (software)
9 438 (32.28%) Jenkins
10 437 (32.20%) Ruby
11 432 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
12 429 (31.61%) Docker
13 372 (27.41%) Perl
14 359 (26.46%) Configuration Management
15 328 (24.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 298 (21.96%) Unix
17 264 (19.45%) Red Hat
18 261 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
19 251 (18.50%) Windows
20 249 (18.35%) CentOS
21 238 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
22 236 (17.39%) VMware
23 231 (17.02%) Security Cleared
24 216 (15.92%) Finance
25 206 (15.18%) SQL
26 193 (14.22%) Shell Script
27 192 (14.15%) SC Cleared
28 181 (13.34%) Kubernetes
28 181 (13.34%) Terraform
29 178 (13.12%) 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
1 175 (12.90%) Apache
2 145 (10.69%) Tomcat
3 138 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (7.00%) Confluence
5 79 (5.82%) JBoss
6 78 (5.75%) nginx
7 42 (3.10%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 28 (2.06%) Apache Spark
10 27 (1.99%) IIS
11 25 (1.84%) WebLogic
12 22 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (1.33%) CMS
14 16 (1.18%) WordPress
15 13 (0.96%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.88%) Apache Geronimo
16 12 (0.88%) 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 5 (0.37%) 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
1 479 (35.30%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
4 65 (4.79%) GitHub
5 62 (4.57%) Amazon S3
6 59 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (3.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 39 (2.87%) IaaS
9 38 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
10 35 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (2.58%) PaaS
11 33 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 30 (2.21%) 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 16 (1.18%) Route 53
18 13 (0.96%) Datadog
19 10 (0.74%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 150 (11.05%) HTTP
2 134 (9.87%) DNS
3 130 (9.58%) TCP/IP
4 126 (9.29%) Firewall
5 89 (6.56%) LDAP
6 75 (5.53%) SSL
7 55 (4.05%) SAN
8 53 (3.91%) SSH
9 37 (2.73%) Internet
10 27 (1.99%) DHCP
11 26 (1.92%) HTTPS
12 23 (1.69%) VPN
13 22 (1.62%) NAS
13 22 (1.62%) Wireshark
14 19 (1.40%) Network Security
15 18 (1.33%) IPsec
16 17 (1.25%) SMTP
17 14 (1.03%) ICMP
17 14 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
18 13 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
2 153 (11.27%) MySQL
3 121 (8.92%) Hadoop
4 115 (8.47%) Big Data
5 108 (7.96%) MongoDB
6 97 (7.15%) SQL Server
7 64 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 61 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 59 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 56 (4.13%) Apache Hive
11 42 (3.10%) 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
18 18 (1.33%) MariaDB
19 17 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 13 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 443 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 438 (32.28%) Jenkins
3 177 (13.04%) Maven
4 166 (12.23%) JIRA
5 78 (5.75%) Subversion
6 77 (5.67%) Vagrant
7 70 (5.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 59 (4.35%) Artifactory
9 54 (3.98%) Selenium
10 53 (3.91%) JUnit
11 52 (3.83%) TeamCity
12 41 (3.02%) Bitbucket
13 39 (2.87%) GitLab
14 37 (2.73%) Mockito
15 34 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (2.51%) Cucumber
16 33 (2.43%) Hudson
17 30 (2.21%) Ant
18 25 (1.84%) SonarQube
19 22 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (15.92%) Finance
2 97 (7.15%) Banking
3 37 (2.73%) Front Office
4 36 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.47%) Retail
8 16 (1.18%) Marketing
9 12 (0.88%) 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 (34.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 181 (13.34%) Linux Engineer
3 180 (13.26%) Developer
4 159 (11.72%) AWS Engineer
5 149 (10.98%) AWS DevOps
6 131 (9.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 109 (8.03%) Administrator
8 100 (7.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 88 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 70 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 66 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
11 66 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
12 63 (4.64%) Consultant
13 62 (4.57%) Architect
14 57 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 57 (4.20%) Senior DevOps
15 51 (3.76%) Analyst
15 51 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 46 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
17 39 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (9.29%) Elastic Stack
2 122 (8.99%) Web Services
3 102 (7.52%) HTML
4 86 (6.34%) REST
5 83 (6.12%) Kafka
6 77 (5.67%) Node.js
7 68 (5.01%) XML
8 65 (4.79%) CSS
8 65 (4.79%) LAMP
9 64 (4.72%) Spring
10 58 (4.27%) .NET
10 58 (4.27%) LAPP Stack
11 56 (4.13%) JSON
12 48 (3.54%) JMS
13 43 (3.17%) Sensu
14 42 (3.10%) HTML5
15 41 (3.02%) J2EE
15 41 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (2.51%) AngularJS
16 34 (2.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.04%) Linux Command Line
3 79 (5.82%) 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 1054 (77.67%) Linux
2 328 (24.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 298 (21.96%) Unix
4 251 (18.50%) Windows
5 249 (18.35%) CentOS
6 147 (10.83%) Ubuntu
7 64 (4.72%) Solaris
8 58 (4.27%) Windows Server
9 47 (3.46%) AIX
10 44 (3.24%) Debian
11 39 (2.87%) SUSE
12 28 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.40%) CoreOS
14 19 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.52%) Android
16 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (50.48%) DevOps
2 432 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (26.46%) Configuration Management
4 238 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 136 (10.02%) Open Source
7 124 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 115 (8.47%) Scrum
9 79 (5.82%) Microservices
10 75 (5.53%) Load Balancing
11 68 (5.01%) Analytics
12 66 (4.86%) High Availability
12 66 (4.86%) Migration
13 65 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 61 (4.50%) ITIL
15 59 (4.35%) SDLC
16 58 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
16 58 (4.27%) TDD
17 57 (4.20%) E-Commerce
18 52 (3.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 910 (67.06%) Python
2 455 (33.53%) Java
3 437 (32.20%) Ruby
4 372 (27.41%) Perl
5 206 (15.18%) SQL
6 193 (14.22%) Shell Script
7 178 (13.12%) PowerShell
8 146 (10.76%) JavaScript
9 95 (7.00%) PHP
10 86 (6.34%) Korn
11 74 (5.45%) Go
12 63 (4.64%) C
13 54 (3.98%) C++
14 50 (3.68%) Scala
15 42 (3.10%) C#
16 32 (2.36%) Groovy
17 26 (1.92%) C-shell
18 23 (1.69%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.33%) VB
20 11 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 231 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 192 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.42%) 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 35 (2.58%) 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
1 429 (31.61%) Docker
2 134 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
4 48 (3.54%) Active Directory
5 41 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (2.43%) KVM
7 30 (2.21%) vSphere
8 29 (2.14%) Squid
9 24 (1.77%) Hyper-V
10 22 (1.62%) HDFS
10 22 (1.62%) NFS
11 20 (1.47%) vCloud
12 18 (1.33%) Xen
13 17 (1.25%) iptables
14 16 (1.18%) LXC
15 14 (1.03%) Postfix
16 13 (0.96%) GlusterFS
17 11 (0.81%) etcd
17 11 (0.81%) flannel
17 11 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 603 (44.44%) Puppet
2 461 (33.97%) Ansible
3 261 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
4 181 (13.34%) Kubernetes
4 181 (13.34%) Terraform
5 99 (7.30%) Nagios
6 69 (5.08%) logstash
7 63 (4.64%) Kibana
8 52 (3.83%) Graphite
9 50 (3.68%) ZABBIX
10 45 (3.32%) Salt
11 41 (3.02%) SELinux
12 37 (2.73%) HAProxy
13 35 (2.58%) Rancher
14 34 (2.51%) Red Hat Satellite
15 32 (2.36%) Grafana
16 31 (2.28%) Packer
17 28 (2.06%) Prometheus
18 25 (1.84%) Cobbler
19 23 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 264 (19.45%) Red Hat
2 236 (17.39%) VMware
3 154 (11.35%) Oracle
4 82 (6.04%) Splunk
5 64 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 55 (4.05%) IBM
7 43 (3.17%) HP
8 38 (2.80%) Google
9 36 (2.65%) SaltStack
10 30 (2.21%) Sybase
11 28 (2.06%) AppDynamics
12 25 (1.84%) Veritas
13 24 (1.77%) New Relic
14 23 (1.69%) EMC
15 20 (1.47%) Cisco
15 20 (1.47%) Dynatrace
16 19 (1.40%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.40%) Currenex
16 19 (1.40%) TIBCO
17 17 (1.25%) NetApp
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London
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South East London
Lorien Resourcing
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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London
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London
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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