Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 219 285
Rank change year-on-year +41 +66 +63
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1378 1334 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.21% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.13% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 878 650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -0.60%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £609 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £370
% change year-on-year - +14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +22.22% +24.14%
10th Percentile £26.00 £37.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.63 £58.75 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -24.35% +43.75% +10.34%

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 39610 42579 42705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.66% 38.70% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27147 29186 28205
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 917 880
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.27 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 2017. 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 +34 1291 £491 +9.00% 262
London +24 824 £510 +7.37% 131
UK excluding London +29 533 £425 - 139
South East +9 159 £401 -5.76% 57
North of England +8 139 £425 - 39
Midlands +79 78 £476 +11.88% 10
Yorkshire +12 72 £423 -11.05% 19
West Midlands +82 61 £490 +3.16% 5
Scotland +43 60 £425 +19.72% 7
North West -6 54 £450 +5.82% 20
South West -3 47 £400 -8.31% 13
East of England +2 38 £431 +7.81% 12
East Midlands -4 19 £413 -2.94% 5
North East +33 15 £393 +20.77%
Wales +2 9 £218 -47.27% 1
Northern Ireland -41 7 £464 +15.86%

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1066 (77.36%) Linux
2 951 (69.01%) Python
3 714 (51.81%) DevOps
4 608 (44.12%) Puppet
5 503 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
6 477 (34.62%) Java
7 476 (34.54%) Ansible
8 470 (34.11%) Git (software)
9 467 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
10 457 (33.16%) Jenkins
11 453 (32.87%) Docker
12 450 (32.66%) Ruby
13 384 (27.87%) Configuration Management
14 365 (26.49%) Perl
15 305 (22.13%) Unix
16 297 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 277 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
18 262 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
19 249 (18.07%) CentOS
20 245 (17.78%) Security Cleared
21 243 (17.63%) Windows
22 238 (17.27%) Red Hat
23 232 (16.84%) VMware
24 219 (15.89%) Finance
25 208 (15.09%) Terraform
26 204 (14.80%) SQL
27 199 (14.44%) Kubernetes
28 193 (14.01%) SC Cleared
29 183 (13.28%) Maven
30 180 (13.06%) Shell Script

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
1 180 (13.06%) Apache
2 145 (10.52%) Elasticsearch
3 132 (9.58%) Tomcat
4 96 (6.97%) Confluence
5 93 (6.75%) nginx
6 70 (5.08%) JBoss
7 42 (3.05%) OpenStack
8 31 (2.25%) Apache Spark
9 29 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.52%) IIS
11 18 (1.31%) CMS
12 17 (1.23%) Apache Pig
12 17 (1.23%) WordPress
13 14 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.94%) Drupal
15 12 (0.87%) iPlanet
16 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.51%) Stata
2 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.073%) Actimize
4 1 (0.073%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 503 (36.50%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (5.22%) GitHub
4 70 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 67 (4.86%) Amazon S3
7 50 (3.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 42 (3.05%) IaaS
9 41 (2.98%) PaaS
10 40 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
12 38 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
13 33 (2.39%) OpenShift
14 27 (1.96%) SaaS
15 24 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
18 14 (1.02%) Route 53
19 10 (0.73%) Datadog
19 10 (0.73%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 158 (11.47%) HTTP
2 141 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 138 (10.01%) Firewall
4 136 (9.87%) DNS
5 91 (6.60%) SSL
6 78 (5.66%) LDAP
7 54 (3.92%) SAN
8 46 (3.34%) SSH
9 35 (2.54%) Network Security
10 33 (2.39%) Internet
11 32 (2.32%) VPN
12 30 (2.18%) IPsec
13 29 (2.10%) DHCP
13 29 (2.10%) HTTPS
13 29 (2.10%) NAS
14 21 (1.52%) WAN
14 21 (1.52%) Wireshark
15 16 (1.16%) SMTP
16 15 (1.09%) iSCSI
16 15 (1.09%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
2 157 (11.39%) MySQL
3 133 (9.65%) MongoDB
4 116 (8.42%) Hadoop
5 112 (8.13%) Big Data
6 95 (6.89%) SQL Server
7 83 (6.02%) Relational Database
8 72 (5.22%) NoSQL
9 66 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (3.56%) Apache Hive
11 46 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 32 (2.32%) Redis
13 29 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.81%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.74%) HBase
16 22 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (1.38%) DB2
18 16 (1.16%) MariaDB
19 13 (0.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 470 (34.11%) Git (software)
2 457 (33.16%) Jenkins
3 183 (13.28%) Maven
4 162 (11.76%) JIRA
5 89 (6.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 86 (6.24%) Subversion
7 77 (5.59%) Artifactory
7 77 (5.59%) Vagrant
8 67 (4.86%) TeamCity
9 50 (3.63%) Selenium
10 48 (3.48%) JUnit
11 42 (3.05%) GitLab
12 39 (2.83%) Bitbucket
13 33 (2.39%) Mockito
14 31 (2.25%) Hudson
15 30 (2.18%) Cucumber
16 29 (2.10%) Ant
16 29 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (1.96%) SonarQube
18 21 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 219 (15.89%) Finance
2 97 (7.04%) Banking
3 43 (3.12%) Front Office
4 37 (2.69%) Financial Institution
4 37 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.60%) Retail
7 18 (1.31%) Games
8 17 (1.23%) Marketing
9 8 (0.58%) Electronics
9 8 (0.58%) Law
9 8 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.44%) Publishing
10 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.22%) German Language
12 3 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.073%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 500 (36.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 191 (13.86%) Developer
3 172 (12.48%) Linux Engineer
4 154 (11.18%) AWS Engineer
5 148 (10.74%) AWS DevOps
6 129 (9.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 111 (8.06%) Administrator
8 108 (7.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 95 (6.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 80 (5.81%) Architect
11 77 (5.59%) Java Developer
12 69 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
13 66 (4.79%) Consultant
14 61 (4.43%) Linux Administrator
15 58 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
16 54 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 54 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
17 53 (3.85%) Analyst
18 48 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 39 (2.83%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (10.67%) Elastic Stack
2 132 (9.58%) Web Services
3 104 (7.55%) HTML
4 91 (6.60%) Node.js
5 79 (5.73%) Kafka
6 78 (5.66%) REST
7 68 (4.93%) CSS
8 67 (4.86%) .NET
9 65 (4.72%) Spring
10 61 (4.43%) XML
11 60 (4.35%) JSON
12 54 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
13 53 (3.85%) LAMP
14 52 (3.77%) HTML5
14 52 (3.77%) JMS
15 48 (3.48%) Sensu
16 47 (3.41%) RESTful
17 45 (3.27%) J2EE
18 43 (3.12%) AngularJS
19 40 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 80 (5.81%) Clustering
4 69 (5.01%) Computer Science
5 67 (4.86%) Linux Command Line
6 52 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 33 (2.39%) Replication
8 32 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.52%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.16%) Fintech
14 16 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.09%) User Experience
16 13 (0.94%) PKI
17 11 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
17 11 (0.80%) Smart Meter
18 10 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1066 (77.36%) Linux
2 305 (22.13%) Unix
3 297 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 249 (18.07%) CentOS
5 243 (17.63%) Windows
6 140 (10.16%) Ubuntu
7 66 (4.79%) Solaris
8 50 (3.63%) Windows Server
9 48 (3.48%) AIX
10 43 (3.12%) Debian
11 42 (3.05%) SUSE
12 32 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (1.45%) CoreOS
13 20 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.09%) Android
15 14 (1.02%) HPUX
16 8 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.44%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (51.81%) DevOps
2 467 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (27.87%) Configuration Management
4 262 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (9.80%) Scrum
6 133 (9.65%) Test Automation
7 126 (9.14%) Open Source
8 124 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 106 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 93 (6.75%) Microservices
11 72 (5.22%) Migration
12 71 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 63 (4.57%) High Availability
14 59 (4.28%) ITIL
14 59 (4.28%) SDLC
14 59 (4.28%) Unit Testing
15 58 (4.21%) Kanban
16 57 (4.14%) Analytics
16 57 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
17 56 (4.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 951 (69.01%) Python
2 477 (34.62%) Java
3 450 (32.66%) Ruby
4 365 (26.49%) Perl
5 204 (14.80%) SQL
6 180 (13.06%) Shell Script
7 178 (12.92%) PowerShell
8 143 (10.38%) JavaScript
9 101 (7.33%) Korn
10 87 (6.31%) PHP
11 83 (6.02%) Go
12 57 (4.14%) C
12 57 (4.14%) Scala
13 51 (3.70%) C#
14 49 (3.56%) C++
15 45 (3.27%) C-shell
16 43 (3.12%) Groovy
17 19 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.16%) VB
19 14 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 245 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 193 (14.01%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.44%) Degree
4 34 (2.47%) CISSP
5 33 (2.39%) RHCE
6 29 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.74%) AWS Certification
8 23 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.45%) CEH
10 16 (1.16%) RHCSA
10 16 (1.16%) SANS
11 13 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.94%) CREST Certified
11 13 (0.94%) GIAC
11 13 (0.94%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.73%) CCNA
12 10 (0.73%) CCNP
13 8 (0.58%) RHCA
14 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.44%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.61%) QA
2 24 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.29%) AS 2805
4 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.22%) GCP
5 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) JTAG
7 1 (0.073%) MiFID
7 1 (0.073%) MISRA
7 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 453 (32.87%) Docker
2 124 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
4 48 (3.48%) Active Directory
5 35 (2.54%) KVM
6 31 (2.25%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.96%) Squid
7 27 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.96%) Xen
8 26 (1.89%) NFS
8 26 (1.89%) vSphere
9 24 (1.74%) HDFS
10 19 (1.38%) LXC
11 18 (1.31%) vCloud
12 14 (1.02%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.87%) iptables
13 12 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.80%) etcd
14 11 (0.80%) flannel
14 11 (0.80%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 608 (44.12%) Puppet
2 476 (34.54%) Ansible
3 277 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
4 208 (15.09%) Terraform
5 199 (14.44%) Kubernetes
6 99 (7.18%) Nagios
7 85 (6.17%) logstash
8 77 (5.59%) Kibana
9 60 (4.35%) Graphite
10 52 (3.77%) ZABBIX
11 41 (2.98%) HAProxy
12 40 (2.90%) Grafana
13 39 (2.83%) Salt
13 39 (2.83%) SELinux
14 38 (2.76%) Rancher
15 35 (2.54%) Packer
16 31 (2.25%) Prometheus
17 30 (2.18%) Cobbler
18 23 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
19 22 (1.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 238 (17.27%) Red Hat
2 232 (16.84%) VMware
3 163 (11.83%) Oracle
4 91 (6.60%) Splunk
5 62 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 40 (2.90%) Sybase
7 39 (2.83%) IBM
8 38 (2.76%) HP
9 37 (2.69%) Google
9 37 (2.69%) SaltStack
10 32 (2.32%) F5
11 30 (2.18%) AppDynamics
11 30 (2.18%) Cisco
12 27 (1.96%) Currenex
12 27 (1.96%) EMC
12 27 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 22 (1.60%) New Relic
14 20 (1.45%) Dynatrace
15 19 (1.38%) Sun
16 18 (1.31%) Veritas
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £449 to £599 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PCR
Rate: £230 - £255 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per annum 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Outside IR35
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Rate: From £37,415 to £41,572 per annum plus £4,000 annual allowance.
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 18 days ago