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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 209 276
Rank change year-on-year +30 +67  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 653 658 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.18% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 3.08% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 419 313
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £349 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £551 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.51% +42.30%  

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 19173 21356 21138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.41% 38.21% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13180 14664 13707
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 469 443
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 30 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 24 April 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 +31 608 £475 +5.55% 226
London +23 385 £500 +5.26% 118
South East +19 79 £425 -5.55% 32
City of London +20 75 £473 -0.52% 33
West Midlands +55 40 £476 -2.46% 8
Yorkshire +16 38 £400 -11.11% 19
Leeds +22 32 £400 -15.78% 14
West Yorkshire +17 32 £400 -6.43% 14
South West +9 29 £450 +9.09% 11
Scotland +27 28 £425 +25.92% 3
Shropshire - 26 £496 - 1
Telford - 26 £496 - 1
Berkshire +29 24 £450 +6.50% 16
Hampshire +22 24 £425 - 2
Surrey +13 21 £400 -11.11% 5
East of England +13 18 £413 -9.58% 18
Edinburgh +17 15 £463 - 2
Hertfordshire +12 12 £405 -14.73% 4
Glasgow +11 12 £425 +8.97% 1
Reading +17 11 £488 +16.07% 10
Cardiff +28 9 £218 -47.27%
South Wales +17 9 £218 -47.27%
Wales +15 9 £218 -47.27% 1
Woking +4 9 £400 -11.11%
Croydon +14 8 £500 +5.26%
Bristol +9 8 £358 -1.37% 5
North West -1 8 £438 +2.94% 15
Sheffield +2 6 £386 -14.16%
South Yorkshire -3 6 £386 -14.16% 1
Gloucestershire -7 6 £475 -5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1037 (76.42%) Linux
2 890 (65.59%) Python
3 702 (51.73%) DevOps
4 633 (46.65%) Puppet
5 472 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 472 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
6 462 (34.05%) Ansible
7 442 (32.57%) Ruby
8 423 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
9 420 (30.95%) Perl
10 419 (30.88%) Java
11 413 (30.43%) Docker
12 385 (28.37%) Git (software)
13 350 (25.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 329 (24.24%) Configuration Management
15 321 (23.66%) Unix
16 281 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
17 278 (20.49%) Red Hat
18 258 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
19 248 (18.28%) CentOS
20 247 (18.20%) VMware
21 241 (17.76%) Windows
22 216 (15.92%) SQL
23 204 (15.03%) Finance
24 203 (14.96%) Security Cleared
25 193 (14.22%) PowerShell
26 173 (12.75%) Shell Script
27 156 (11.50%) JavaScript
27 156 (11.50%) Terraform
28 155 (11.42%) Apache

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
1 155 (11.42%) Apache
2 142 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 106 (7.81%) Confluence
4 93 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 69 (5.08%) JBoss
6 61 (4.50%) nginx
7 46 (3.39%) WebSphere
8 45 (3.32%) Apache Spark
9 40 (2.95%) OpenStack
10 35 (2.58%) IIS
11 31 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 24 (1.77%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.62%) WebLogic
15 20 (1.47%) Apache Geronimo
15 20 (1.47%) Apache TomEE
16 18 (1.33%) WordPress
17 15 (1.11%) Apache Solr
18 13 (0.96%) Apache Qpid
18 13 (0.96%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.22%) Stata
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.074%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.074%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 472 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.16%) GitHub
4 64 (4.72%) Amazon S3
5 63 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
6 60 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (3.17%) IaaS
8 37 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
9 34 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 29 (2.14%) PaaS
11 28 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
14 19 (1.40%) Route 53
15 13 (0.96%) SaaS
16 12 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.88%) G Suite
17 11 (0.81%) OpenShift
18 10 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 119 (8.77%) DNS
3 106 (7.81%) HTTP
4 93 (6.85%) Firewall
5 91 (6.71%) LDAP
6 65 (4.79%) SSL
7 62 (4.57%) SAN
8 57 (4.20%) SSH
9 44 (3.24%) Internet
10 33 (2.43%) VPN
11 30 (2.21%) DHCP
12 27 (1.99%) Kerberos
13 26 (1.92%) Wireshark
14 18 (1.33%) AMQP
15 16 (1.18%) ICMP
15 16 (1.18%) Network Security
16 14 (1.03%) tcpdump
16 14 (1.03%) VoIP
17 13 (0.96%) NAS
17 13 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (9.95%) Hadoop
1 135 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
2 132 (9.73%) Big Data
3 129 (9.51%) MySQL
4 80 (5.90%) SQL Server
5 72 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 71 (5.23%) Apache Hive
6 71 (5.23%) NoSQL
7 45 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (2.51%) Redis
10 32 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.92%) HBase
12 24 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (1.77%) MariaDB
13 22 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.40%) DB2
15 16 (1.18%) Impala
16 15 (1.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 472 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 385 (28.37%) Git (software)
3 145 (10.69%) JIRA
4 144 (10.61%) Maven
5 79 (5.82%) Vagrant
6 60 (4.42%) Selenium
7 53 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 50 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 49 (3.61%) TeamCity
10 44 (3.24%) Bitbucket
11 41 (3.02%) Cucumber
12 38 (2.80%) Subversion
13 34 (2.51%) JUnit
14 29 (2.14%) GitLab
14 29 (2.14%) Hudson
15 26 (1.92%) Artifactory
16 25 (1.84%) Ant
17 24 (1.77%) SonarQube
18 22 (1.62%) Mockito
19 20 (1.47%) GoCD
General
1 204 (15.03%) Finance
2 102 (7.52%) Banking
3 34 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 27 (1.99%) Front Office
5 27 (1.99%) Retail
6 24 (1.77%) Marketing
7 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.74%) Games
9 8 (0.59%) Electronics
9 8 (0.59%) Law
9 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.52%) Publishing
11 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Advertising
12 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.074%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 494 (36.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 180 (13.26%) Developer
3 149 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
4 138 (10.17%) AWS DevOps
5 137 (10.10%) AWS Engineer
6 131 (9.65%) Administrator
7 91 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
8 88 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 84 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
10 75 (5.53%) Consultant
11 71 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 67 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 63 (4.64%) Java Developer
14 58 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
15 57 (4.20%) Architect
16 54 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
16 54 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
17 49 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
18 44 (3.24%) Analyst
19 43 (3.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (8.11%) Web Services
2 83 (6.12%) Kafka
3 81 (5.97%) REST
4 77 (5.67%) HTML
4 77 (5.67%) LAMP
5 70 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
6 67 (4.94%) JSON
7 62 (4.57%) LAPP Stack
8 58 (4.27%) XML
9 55 (4.05%) Node.js
10 50 (3.68%) .NET
11 47 (3.46%) CSS
12 46 (3.39%) Spring
13 38 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
14 36 (2.65%) JMS
15 33 (2.43%) SOAP
16 32 (2.36%) HTML5
17 30 (2.21%) J2EE
18 29 (2.14%) Hibernate
18 29 (2.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
3 63 (4.64%) Clustering
3 63 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.98%) Public Cloud
5 44 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 30 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.62%) Replication
10 19 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.03%) Fintech
12 14 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.03%) User Experience
13 12 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.74%) Smart Meter
15 9 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1037 (76.42%) Linux
2 350 (25.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 321 (23.66%) Unix
4 248 (18.28%) CentOS
5 241 (17.76%) Windows
6 134 (9.87%) Ubuntu
7 69 (5.08%) Solaris
8 62 (4.57%) Windows Server
9 51 (3.76%) AIX
10 36 (2.65%) Debian
11 33 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (2.28%) SUSE
13 27 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (1.55%) Android
16 16 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 13 (0.96%) Apple iOS
18 13 (0.96%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.66%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (51.73%) DevOps
2 423 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 281 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 135 (9.95%) Open Source
7 124 (9.14%) Scrum
8 78 (5.75%) Migration
9 76 (5.60%) Analytics
10 73 (5.38%) Microservices
11 72 (5.31%) E-Commerce
12 68 (5.01%) ITIL
13 65 (4.79%) Load Balancing
14 63 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 59 (4.35%) High Availability
16 52 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
17 43 (3.17%) Mentoring
18 42 (3.10%) Low Latency
18 42 (3.10%) TDD
19 40 (2.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 890 (65.59%) Python
2 442 (32.57%) Ruby
3 420 (30.95%) Perl
4 419 (30.88%) Java
5 216 (15.92%) SQL
6 193 (14.22%) PowerShell
7 173 (12.75%) Shell Script
8 156 (11.50%) JavaScript
9 78 (5.75%) Korn
9 78 (5.75%) PHP
10 64 (4.72%) C++
11 55 (4.05%) C
12 47 (3.46%) Go
13 44 (3.24%) Scala
14 43 (3.17%) C#
15 32 (2.36%) Groovy
16 27 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.77%) R
18 13 (0.96%) C-shell
19 12 (0.88%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 203 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 149 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.02%) Degree
4 35 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.14%) RHCE
6 19 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.03%) RHCSA
8 12 (0.88%) CISSP
8 12 (0.88%) MCSE
8 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.52%) CCNA
11 6 (0.44%) CCNP
12 5 (0.37%) MCSA
13 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.29%) MCITP
13 4 (0.29%) MCP
14 3 (0.22%) CEH
14 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.06%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.66%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) SDET
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.074%) GCP
6 1 (0.074%) HL7
6 1 (0.074%) PMO
System Software
1 413 (30.43%) Docker
2 134 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
4 67 (4.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (3.17%) vSphere
6 41 (3.02%) NFS
7 29 (2.14%) HDFS
8 26 (1.92%) Xen
9 24 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.62%) Squid
11 19 (1.40%) VMware ESX
12 18 (1.33%) KVM
13 17 (1.25%) Hyper-V
14 15 (1.11%) vCloud
14 15 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 14 (1.03%) GlusterFS
16 13 (0.96%) iptables
16 13 (0.96%) XenServer
17 12 (0.88%) Postfix
18 10 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 633 (46.65%) Puppet
2 462 (34.05%) Ansible
3 258 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
4 156 (11.50%) Terraform
5 134 (9.87%) Kubernetes
6 92 (6.78%) Nagios
7 49 (3.61%) SELinux
8 48 (3.54%) Salt
9 38 (2.80%) logstash
10 37 (2.73%) Cobbler
10 37 (2.73%) HAProxy
11 31 (2.28%) Kibana
11 31 (2.28%) ZABBIX
12 30 (2.21%) Hadoop YARN
13 27 (1.99%) Rancher
13 27 (1.99%) vCenter Server
14 26 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
15 24 (1.77%) Graphite
16 19 (1.40%) Packer
17 18 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 278 (20.49%) Red Hat
2 247 (18.20%) VMware
3 143 (10.54%) Oracle
4 76 (5.60%) Splunk
5 72 (5.31%) IBM
6 67 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 64 (4.72%) Google
8 49 (3.61%) SaltStack
9 45 (3.32%) HP
10 41 (3.02%) Atlassian
11 32 (2.36%) EMC
12 30 (2.21%) Veritas
13 24 (1.77%) New Relic
14 22 (1.62%) NetApp
15 21 (1.55%) Cisco
15 21 (1.55%) Hortonworks
16 20 (1.47%) AppDynamics
16 20 (1.47%) Sun
17 17 (1.25%) Citrix
18 16 (1.18%) Rackspace
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Michael Bailey Associates
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Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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ComputAppoint
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Computer Futures
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £500 - £540 per annum
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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