Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 181 214
Rank change year-on-year +29 +33 +62
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,830 1,356 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.83% 1.48% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.56% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 944 872
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 13
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +29.41%
10th Percentile £19.47 £24.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £48.75 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.54 £42.50 £56.25
% change year-on-year -16.38% -24.44% +40.63%

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 43,478 38,057 40,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.37% 41.56% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,328 26,078 28,040
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +2.53% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 810 930
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.72 £17.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.05
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.07% +8.71%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +29 1,726 £500 +5.26% 487
London -3 980 £525 +5.00% 237
UK excluding London +61 833 £450 +5.88% 271
North of England +64 261 £450 +5.88% 77
South East +40 240 £465 +9.41% 72
Midlands +30 122 £438 -4.89% 23
Yorkshire +7 99 £450 +12.50% 30
North West +29 98 £475 +11.76% 38
East Midlands +58 75 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England +18 65 £413 - 43
North East +58 64 £360 -24.21% 9
South West +16 55 £475 +5.56% 35
Scotland -50 46 £519 +22.06% 12
West Midlands -30 44 £530 +12.53% 16
Wales +3 23 £525 +141.38% 5
Northern Ireland +33 22 £432 -7.00% 4

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 1,375 (75.14%) Python
2 1,340 (73.22%) Linux
3 1,118 (61.09%) DevOps
4 801 (43.77%) Ansible
5 788 (43.06%) Docker
6 759 (41.48%) Jenkins
7 750 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
8 684 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
9 654 (35.74%) Git (software)
10 649 (35.46%) Puppet
11 527 (28.80%) Ruby
12 495 (27.05%) Java
13 479 (26.17%) Configuration Management
14 466 (25.46%) Kubernetes
15 429 (23.44%) Terraform
16 415 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
17 411 (22.46%) Perl
18 403 (22.02%) Unix
19 395 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
20 339 (18.52%) Windows
21 297 (16.23%) Finance
22 294 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 291 (15.90%) Red Hat
24 275 (15.03%) SQL
25 266 (14.54%) PowerShell
26 254 (13.88%) Open Source
27 246 (13.44%) MySQL
28 243 (13.28%) JIRA
29 242 (13.22%) CentOS
30 239 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure

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 (9.56%) nginx
2 172 (9.40%) Apache
3 162 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
4 152 (8.31%) Confluence
5 116 (6.34%) Tomcat
6 94 (5.14%) Apache Spark
7 69 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 42 (2.30%) JBoss
9 39 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 32 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.37%) Jetty
12 21 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 20 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.93%) Mule ESB
15 14 (0.77%) Mule
16 13 (0.71%) CMS
17 12 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 11 (0.60%) IIS
18 11 (0.60%) WildFly
19 9 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (1.09%) HipChat
2 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) ION MarketView
1 13 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.38%) Endur
3 5 (0.27%) Magento
3 5 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.055%) Eikon
6 1 (0.055%) Global One
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 750 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (10.22%) GitHub
4 129 (7.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 128 (6.99%) Serverless
6 126 (6.89%) Amazon EC2
7 124 (6.78%) AWS Lambda
8 108 (5.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 105 (5.74%) Amazon S3
10 78 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 76 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 67 (3.66%) PaaS
13 65 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
14 64 (3.50%) Route 53
15 50 (2.73%) CloudFront
16 48 (2.62%) npm
17 45 (2.46%) Datadog
18 42 (2.30%) IaaS
19 37 (2.02%) OpenShift
20 33 (1.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 156 (8.52%) TCP/IP
2 145 (7.92%) Firewall
3 135 (7.38%) DNS
4 88 (4.81%) SSL
5 75 (4.10%) HTTP
6 68 (3.72%) Internet
7 58 (3.17%) SSH
8 45 (2.46%) VPN
9 30 (1.64%) DHCP
9 30 (1.64%) FTP
10 27 (1.48%) Kerberos
11 25 (1.37%) DSL
12 23 (1.26%) WAN
13 22 (1.20%) SAN
14 20 (1.09%) LAN
14 20 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
15 17 (0.93%) SMTP
16 16 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.87%) NAS
17 13 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (13.44%) MySQL
2 230 (12.57%) MongoDB
3 219 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
4 167 (9.13%) Big Data
5 164 (8.96%) Hadoop
6 145 (7.92%) NoSQL
7 124 (6.78%) SQL Server
8 101 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 85 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 65 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
11 56 (3.06%) RDBMS
12 50 (2.73%) Apache Hive
13 48 (2.62%) DB2
14 47 (2.57%) Redis
15 43 (2.35%) HBase
16 42 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
17 38 (2.08%) Impala
18 36 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 29 (1.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 759 (41.48%) Jenkins
2 654 (35.74%) Git (software)
3 243 (13.28%) JIRA
4 175 (9.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 124 (6.78%) Maven
6 118 (6.45%) Artifactory
7 89 (4.86%) GitLab
8 87 (4.75%) SonarQube
8 87 (4.75%) TeamCity
9 71 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 66 (3.61%) Selenium
11 64 (3.50%) Gerrit
11 64 (3.50%) Vagrant
12 60 (3.28%) Subversion
13 53 (2.90%) Ant
14 51 (2.79%) Gradle
15 41 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 37 (2.02%) JUnit
17 31 (1.69%) Cucumber
18 26 (1.42%) JMeter
General
1 297 (16.23%) Finance
2 160 (8.74%) Banking
3 50 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.46%) Games
5 40 (2.19%) Front Office
6 32 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.53%) Back Office
9 27 (1.48%) Marketing
10 24 (1.31%) Retail
11 16 (0.87%) Legal
12 15 (0.82%) Electronics
13 14 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.60%) Automotive
14 11 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.44%) Advertising
16 7 (0.38%) Law
17 5 (0.27%) French Language
17 5 (0.27%) Publishing
18 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 838 (45.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 282 (15.41%) Developer
3 233 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
4 221 (12.08%) AWS DevOps
5 202 (11.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 142 (7.76%) Administrator
7 133 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
8 125 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
9 124 (6.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 94 (5.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 89 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
12 88 (4.81%) Java Developer
12 88 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 83 (4.54%) Cloud Engineer
14 79 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
15 74 (4.04%) Consultant
16 72 (3.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 70 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 68 (3.72%) Analyst
19 61 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (11.58%) Node.js
2 205 (11.20%) Elastic Stack
3 151 (8.25%) Web Services
4 134 (7.32%) Kafka
5 102 (5.57%) RESTful
6 97 (5.30%) XML
7 92 (5.03%) Spring
8 83 (4.54%) LEMP Stack
9 81 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
10 77 (4.21%) JSON
11 76 (4.15%) HTML
12 75 (4.10%) AngularJS
13 71 (3.88%) REST
14 67 (3.66%) LAMP
15 60 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
16 56 (3.06%) Sensu
17 54 (2.95%) .NET
18 49 (2.68%) React
18 49 (2.68%) SOAP
19 48 (2.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.65%) Linux Command Line
2 99 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.15%) iPad
4 61 (3.33%) Clustering
5 58 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (3.11%) Data Centre
7 56 (3.06%) Fintech
8 51 (2.79%) Replication
9 50 (2.73%) Computer Science
10 47 (2.57%) Public Cloud
11 39 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 36 (1.97%) Cloud Native
13 31 (1.69%) Device Driver
14 29 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (1.37%) Fixed Income
16 23 (1.26%) User Experience
17 21 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (0.98%) Wiki
19 17 (0.93%) Algorithms
20 16 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,340 (73.22%) Linux
2 403 (22.02%) Unix
3 339 (18.52%) Windows
4 294 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 242 (13.22%) CentOS
6 139 (7.60%) Ubuntu
7 67 (3.66%) Solaris
8 43 (2.35%) Windows Server
9 37 (2.02%) CoreOS
10 30 (1.64%) AIX
11 29 (1.58%) Debian
12 23 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.93%) HPUX
13 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.87%) SUSE
15 14 (0.77%) Android
15 14 (0.77%) Windows 7
16 13 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.71%) Windows 10
17 11 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,118 (61.09%) DevOps
2 684 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 479 (26.17%) Configuration Management
4 395 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
5 254 (13.88%) Open Source
6 225 (12.30%) Test Automation
7 206 (11.26%) Scrum
8 181 (9.89%) Deployment Automation
9 163 (8.91%) TDD
10 161 (8.80%) Microservices
11 157 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
12 141 (7.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 135 (7.38%) Migration
14 121 (6.61%) E-Commerce
15 109 (5.96%) BDD
16 94 (5.14%) High Availability
16 94 (5.14%) Software Engineering
17 90 (4.92%) Load Balancing
18 77 (4.21%) Analytics
19 68 (3.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,375 (75.14%) Python
2 527 (28.80%) Ruby
3 495 (27.05%) Java
4 411 (22.46%) Perl
5 275 (15.03%) SQL
6 266 (14.54%) PowerShell
7 231 (12.62%) JavaScript
8 203 (11.09%) Shell Script
9 171 (9.34%) Groovy
10 116 (6.34%) C++
11 108 (5.90%) Go
12 105 (5.74%) Korn
13 102 (5.57%) PHP
14 89 (4.86%) Scala
15 79 (4.32%) C
16 58 (3.17%) C#
17 49 (2.68%) Java 8
18 43 (2.35%) TypeScript
19 20 (1.09%) R
20 19 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 191 (10.44%) SC Cleared
3 92 (5.03%) Degree
4 59 (3.22%) AWS Certification
5 29 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 17 (0.93%) RHCE
9 11 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.44%) MySQL Certification
11 7 (0.38%) CCNP
12 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.27%) CCNA
13 5 (0.27%) ISEB
14 4 (0.22%) CISSP
15 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.21%) GCP
2 50 (2.73%) QA
3 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.33%) GDPR
5 6 (0.33%) MiFID
6 5 (0.27%) SLA
6 5 (0.27%) TickIT
7 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.055%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 788 (43.06%) Docker
2 83 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.17%) HDFS
4 57 (3.11%) Active Directory
5 50 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 24 (1.31%) vSphere
8 23 (1.26%) VirtualBox
9 22 (1.20%) etcd
9 22 (1.20%) Xen
10 21 (1.15%) flannel
10 21 (1.15%) NFS
11 17 (0.93%) Apache Flume
12 16 (0.87%) Firmware
13 14 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.71%) KVM
14 13 (0.71%) LXC
15 11 (0.60%) Hyper-V
15 11 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (0.44%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 801 (43.77%) Ansible
2 649 (35.46%) Puppet
3 466 (25.46%) Kubernetes
4 429 (23.44%) Terraform
5 415 (22.68%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (7.87%) Nagios
7 121 (6.61%) logstash
8 110 (6.01%) Grafana
8 110 (6.01%) Kibana
9 102 (5.57%) Packer
10 83 (4.54%) HAProxy
11 74 (4.04%) Salt
12 65 (3.55%) Mesos
12 65 (3.55%) Prometheus
13 62 (3.39%) Consul
14 43 (2.35%) ZABBIX
15 38 (2.08%) Galera Cluster
15 38 (2.08%) Icinga
16 37 (2.02%) Rancher
17 34 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 291 (15.90%) Red Hat
2 179 (9.78%) Splunk
3 177 (9.67%) Oracle
4 126 (6.89%) VMware
5 118 (6.45%) Google
6 106 (5.79%) Atlassian
7 88 (4.81%) Microsoft
8 80 (4.37%) IBM
9 76 (4.15%) New Relic
10 73 (3.99%) SaltStack
11 69 (3.77%) Hortonworks
12 65 (3.55%) Cloudera
13 52 (2.84%) AppDynamics
14 32 (1.75%) Talend
15 30 (1.64%) Percona
16 28 (1.53%) Cisco
17 24 (1.31%) NetApp
17 24 (1.31%) Rackspace
17 24 (1.31%) ServiceNow
18 23 (1.26%) HP