Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 178 168
Rank change year-on-year +51 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 724 1,259 1,718
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 3.71% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 791 1,157
Median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +11.11%

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 15,304 33,965 45,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.89% 41.38% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,973 23,412 32,278
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £309 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 700 669
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.14% +4.03%
10th Percentile £13.18 £18.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.36 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year -11.76% +0.87% +5.33%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell.

Daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash Shell over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell.

Hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bash Shell over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 17 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 25 November 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 +32 548 £500 -4.76% 292
UK excluding London +56 301 £450 -7.69% 212
London +3 272 £504 -8.36% 110
Work from Home +4 218 £525 -4.55% 67
North of England +44 105 £485 -2.02% 77
South East +93 80 £450 -10.00% 37
North West +74 77 £520 +15.44% 49
Scotland +28 41 £450 -10.00% 24
South West +41 25 £475 - 22
East of England +67 21 £316 -41.16% 22
Midlands +24 20 £405 +8.00% 22
Yorkshire +2 17 £275 -50.00% 24
West Midlands +32 13 £448 -8.21% 13
North East +14 11 £495 - 4
East Midlands +30 7 £399 +22.69% 9
Wales +18 7 £525 +16.67% 4
Northern Ireland +7 2 £513 -10.87% 4

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 494 (68.23%) Python
2 425 (58.70%) DevOps
3 419 (57.87%) Linux
4 338 (46.69%) AWS
5 322 (44.48%) Kubernetes
6 318 (43.92%) Terraform
7 304 (41.99%) Ansible
8 290 (40.06%) Jenkins
9 275 (37.98%) Docker
10 234 (32.32%) Azure
11 219 (30.25%) Java
12 210 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
13 202 (27.90%) PowerShell
14 185 (25.55%) Infrastructure as Code
15 184 (25.41%) Git (software)
16 178 (24.59%) Puppet
17 154 (21.27%) Windows
18 138 (19.06%) Security Cleared
19 128 (17.68%) GitLab
20 126 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 125 (17.27%) Microservices
22 123 (16.99%) Configuration Management
23 118 (16.30%) SQL
24 111 (15.33%) Perl
25 106 (14.64%) SC Cleared
25 106 (14.64%) Splunk
26 97 (13.40%) Oracle
27 95 (13.12%) AWS CloudFormation
27 95 (13.12%) Opscode Chef
28 94 (12.98%) JIRA

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 51 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 43 (5.94%) Confluence
3 33 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (4.42%) Apache
5 23 (3.18%) JBoss
6 20 (2.76%) nginx
7 15 (2.07%) IIS
8 13 (1.80%) Jupyter
8 13 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.66%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.66%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.38%) Apache Geronimo
11 10 (1.38%) Apache TomEE
11 10 (1.38%) Jetty
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Fuse
12 7 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.55%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 338 (46.69%) AWS
2 234 (32.32%) Azure
3 95 (13.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 93 (12.85%) Serverless
5 85 (11.74%) GitHub
6 82 (11.33%) Amazon EKS
7 70 (9.67%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
9 59 (8.15%) Amazon ECS
9 59 (8.15%) Amazon S3
10 48 (6.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 46 (6.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 44 (6.08%) GCP
13 43 (5.94%) OpenShift
14 36 (4.97%) PaaS
15 23 (3.18%) IaaS
15 23 (3.18%) SaaS
16 22 (3.04%) Datadog
17 21 (2.90%) Route 53
18 20 (2.76%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.08%) Firewall
2 47 (6.49%) DNS
3 31 (4.28%) VPN
4 29 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.87%) SNMP
5 28 (3.87%) SSH
6 24 (3.31%) HTTP
7 23 (3.18%) VLAN
8 22 (3.04%) Reverse Proxy
9 20 (2.76%) LAN
10 19 (2.62%) Network Security
11 16 (2.21%) SAN
11 16 (2.21%) WAN
12 15 (2.07%) Internet
13 13 (1.80%) DHCP
13 13 (1.80%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.52%) SSL
15 10 (1.38%) TACACS
16 9 (1.24%) NAS
16 9 (1.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.36%) MySQL
2 63 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 50 (6.91%) Big Data
5 49 (6.77%) Hadoop
6 42 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
7 37 (5.11%) Oracle Database
8 35 (4.83%) MongoDB
9 31 (4.28%) Apache Hive
10 28 (3.87%) NoSQL
11 22 (3.04%) MariaDB
12 20 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (1.80%) Cosmos DB
14 13 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.80%) Redis
15 11 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.52%) Impala
15 11 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 290 (40.06%) Jenkins
2 184 (25.41%) Git (software)
3 128 (17.68%) GitLab
4 94 (12.98%) JIRA
5 59 (8.15%) TeamCity
6 52 (7.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (5.52%) Artifactory
7 40 (5.52%) Maven
8 38 (5.25%) Gradle
9 33 (4.56%) Bitbucket
10 23 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (3.04%) Selenium
12 20 (2.76%) Vagrant
13 19 (2.62%) JUnit
14 18 (2.49%) SonarQube
15 17 (2.35%) Subversion
16 15 (2.07%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.93%) ClearCase
17 14 (1.93%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (10.36%) Finance
2 74 (10.22%) Public Sector
3 27 (3.73%) Banking
4 23 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.49%) Electronics
5 18 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.21%) Front Office
6 16 (2.21%) Marketing
7 7 (0.97%) Retail
8 3 (0.41%) Advertising
8 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.41%) French Language
8 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.28%) Billing
9 2 (0.28%) German Language
9 2 (0.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (36.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 129 (17.82%) AWS Engineer
3 103 (14.23%) AWS DevOps
4 98 (13.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 75 (10.36%) Developer
6 59 (8.15%) Cloud Engineer
7 50 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
8 41 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
9 40 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 35 (4.83%) Architect
10 35 (4.83%) Senior DevOps
11 33 (4.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 31 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 29 (4.01%) Consultant
14 25 (3.45%) Administrator
15 23 (3.18%) Support Engineer
16 22 (3.04%) Software Engineer
17 21 (2.90%) Azure DevOps
18 20 (2.76%) Applications Support
19 19 (2.62%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (12.43%) REST
2 75 (10.36%) Node.js
3 68 (9.39%) Elastic Stack
4 59 (8.15%) Web Services
5 49 (6.77%) .NET
6 48 (6.63%) Kafka
7 42 (5.80%) SOAP
8 36 (4.97%) RESTful
9 35 (4.83%) HTML
9 35 (4.83%) JSON
10 31 (4.28%) YAML
11 28 (3.87%) Spring
12 26 (3.59%) Swagger
13 23 (3.18%) XML
14 22 (3.04%) LAMP
15 20 (2.76%) gRPC
15 20 (2.76%) React
16 19 (2.62%) AngularJS
16 19 (2.62%) Lambda Expressions
17 18 (2.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.94%) Linux Command Line
2 45 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 23 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (2.62%) PKI
8 18 (2.49%) Derivative
9 17 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.93%) Cloud Native
11 13 (1.80%) User Experience
12 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.10%) Equities
14 8 (1.10%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.10%) IVR
14 8 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 7 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 419 (57.87%) Linux
2 154 (21.27%) Windows
3 126 (17.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 93 (12.85%) CentOS
5 75 (10.36%) Unix
6 43 (5.94%) Windows Server
7 40 (5.52%) Ubuntu
8 23 (3.18%) Debian
8 23 (3.18%) Solaris
9 21 (2.90%) Windows 10
10 20 (2.76%) Android
10 20 (2.76%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (1.38%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.83%) AIX
14 5 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
16 3 (0.41%) OpenWrt
17 2 (0.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (58.70%) DevOps
2 210 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (25.55%) Infrastructure as Code
4 125 (17.27%) Microservices
5 123 (16.99%) Configuration Management
6 88 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (11.88%) Scrum
8 84 (11.60%) Test Automation
9 59 (8.15%) Software Engineering
10 54 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
10 54 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 50 (6.91%) Infrastructure Automation
11 50 (6.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 45 (6.22%) Migration
13 42 (5.80%) Analytics
14 40 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 40 (5.52%) Kanban
15 35 (4.83%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (4.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 494 (68.23%) Python
2 219 (30.25%) Java
3 202 (27.90%) PowerShell
4 118 (16.30%) SQL
5 111 (15.33%) Perl
6 89 (12.29%) Ruby
7 80 (11.05%) JavaScript
8 72 (9.94%) Shell Script
9 66 (9.12%) C#
10 51 (7.04%) Go
11 50 (6.91%) C++
12 33 (4.56%) C
13 31 (4.28%) Groovy
14 28 (3.87%) Scala
15 27 (3.73%) PHP
16 16 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 16 (2.21%) T-SQL
17 15 (2.07%) TypeScript
18 10 (1.38%) Clojure
18 10 (1.38%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 138 (19.06%) Security Cleared
2 106 (14.64%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 24 (3.31%) Degree
5 14 (1.93%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.80%) CCNA
7 11 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.24%) CCNP
8 9 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.97%) CISSP
9 7 (0.97%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.97%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.69%) VCAP
11 4 (0.55%) CEH
11 4 (0.55%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.55%) RHCE
12 3 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.11%) QA
2 9 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.55%) GDPR
5 4 (0.55%) SLA
6 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.28%) JTAG
7 2 (0.28%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 275 (37.98%) Docker
2 56 (7.73%) Active Directory
3 47 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (4.28%) vSphere
6 13 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (1.38%) NFS
9 7 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.69%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 4 (0.55%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.41%) iptables
13 3 (0.41%) LXC
13 3 (0.41%) Samba
13 3 (0.41%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.41%) Xen
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 322 (44.48%) Kubernetes
2 318 (43.92%) Terraform
3 304 (41.99%) Ansible
4 178 (24.59%) Puppet
5 95 (13.12%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (9.94%) Grafana
7 64 (8.84%) Prometheus
8 43 (5.94%) Packer
9 34 (4.70%) Nagios
10 31 (4.28%) Kibana
11 29 (4.01%) Consul
12 24 (3.31%) ZABBIX
13 19 (2.62%) logstash
13 19 (2.62%) Salt
14 15 (2.07%) Rundeck
15 14 (1.93%) Istio
16 13 (1.80%) Fluentd
16 13 (1.80%) Rancher
17 10 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
18 8 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 106 (14.64%) Splunk
2 97 (13.40%) Oracle
3 73 (10.08%) VMware
4 70 (9.67%) Red Hat
5 64 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 44 (6.08%) Atlassian
7 36 (4.97%) Cloudera
8 34 (4.70%) Sybase
9 30 (4.14%) EMC
10 29 (4.01%) Dell
11 23 (3.18%) AppDynamics
12 22 (3.04%) Google
12 22 (3.04%) Hortonworks
13 21 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 21 (2.90%) Cisco
13 21 (2.90%) IBM
13 21 (2.90%) SaltStack
14 16 (2.21%) LogRhythm
14 16 (2.21%) SAP
15 12 (1.66%) MuleSoft