Period
to 27 June 2019

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 27 June 2019 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 151 174
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +39
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,530 1,834 1,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.81% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 4.17% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 1,234 952
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 13
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% -22.73%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.47 £24.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £73.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.54 £42.50
% change year-on-year +40.69% -16.38% -24.44%

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 38,938 43,949 38,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.72% 43.48% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,975 30,679 26,219
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £397
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.77% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 777 817
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +9.21%
10th Percentile £19.79 £16.25 £17.36
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +9.21%

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019.

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 27 June 2019. 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 -20 1,413 £525 +5.00% 134
London -16 762 £550 +2.80% 62
UK excluding London -2 754 £475 +5.56% 79
North of England +39 298 £500 +11.11% 23
South East -19 191 £450 -2.17% 13
North West +43 127 £475 - 13
Yorkshire +37 125 £525 +16.67% 6
Scotland +59 80 £525 +1.20% 5
South West +5 77 £475 - 16
Midlands -47 48 £488 +14.71% 6
North East +5 46 £400 +10.34% 4
West Midlands -7 35 £525 -0.94% 3
East of England -26 33 £400 -3.03% 14
Wales +6 25 £513 -2.38%
East Midlands -37 13 £400 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland -7 3 £388 -10.20% 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, 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 1,120 (73.20%) Python
2 1,020 (66.67%) Linux
3 895 (58.50%) DevOps
4 667 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
5 613 (40.07%) Ansible
6 611 (39.93%) Jenkins
7 588 (38.43%) Git (software)
8 577 (37.71%) Docker
9 556 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
10 498 (32.55%) Terraform
11 429 (28.04%) Java
11 429 (28.04%) Puppet
12 410 (26.80%) Kubernetes
13 347 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 334 (21.83%) PowerShell
15 313 (20.46%) Windows
16 311 (20.33%) Configuration Management
17 309 (20.20%) Ruby
18 289 (18.89%) Opscode Chef
19 285 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
20 251 (16.41%) SQL
21 230 (15.03%) JIRA
22 225 (14.71%) Unix
23 220 (14.38%) Perl
24 215 (14.05%) Finance
25 210 (13.73%) Security Cleared
26 196 (12.81%) AWS CloudFormation
27 192 (12.55%) Infrastructure as Code
28 188 (12.29%) Node.js
29 181 (11.83%) Microservices

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
1 159 (10.39%) Apache
2 103 (6.73%) Confluence
3 95 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
4 72 (4.71%) nginx
5 59 (3.86%) Tomcat
6 50 (3.27%) Apache Spark
7 45 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 34 (2.22%) JBoss
9 31 (2.03%) IIS
10 20 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.85%) Ethereum
11 13 (0.85%) Hyperledger
12 12 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.65%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.52%) Drupal
14 8 (0.52%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.13%) InVision
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.13%) SPSS
3 2 (0.13%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.065%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.85%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.39%) Magento
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.065%) Actimize
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.065%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 667 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (12.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 166 (10.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 165 (10.78%) GitHub
6 156 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
7 144 (9.41%) Amazon S3
8 119 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 115 (7.52%) Serverless
10 98 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
11 87 (5.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 74 (4.84%) Amazon ECS
13 66 (4.31%) Route 53
14 52 (3.40%) OpenShift
15 51 (3.33%) PaaS
16 47 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
17 45 (2.94%) CloudFront
18 42 (2.75%) IaaS
19 35 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
20 33 (2.16%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.21%) Firewall
2 89 (5.82%) TCP/IP
3 81 (5.29%) HTTP
4 60 (3.92%) DNS
5 43 (2.81%) VPN
6 41 (2.68%) Internet
7 32 (2.09%) SSL
8 28 (1.83%) DHCP
9 23 (1.50%) SSH
9 23 (1.50%) VLAN
10 21 (1.37%) VoIP
11 20 (1.31%) Kerberos
12 18 (1.18%) SMTP
13 17 (1.11%) Network Security
14 16 (1.05%) BGP
15 15 (0.98%) Multicast
16 14 (0.92%) OSPF
16 14 (0.92%) SAN
16 14 (0.92%) VSAN
17 13 (0.85%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.00%) MySQL
2 126 (8.24%) Big Data
3 122 (7.97%) Amazon RDS
4 115 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
5 95 (6.21%) MongoDB
6 81 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 81 (5.29%) SQL Server
7 59 (3.86%) Relational Database
8 50 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 49 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 39 (2.55%) Redis
11 38 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 35 (2.29%) MariaDB
13 30 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 28 (1.83%) HBase
15 25 (1.63%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.63%) Power BI
16 23 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 23 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 611 (39.93%) Jenkins
2 588 (38.43%) Git (software)
3 230 (15.03%) JIRA
4 93 (6.08%) GitLab
5 77 (5.03%) Bitbucket
6 70 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 56 (3.66%) SonarQube
8 50 (3.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 50 (3.27%) Maven
9 48 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 47 (3.07%) JUnit
11 41 (2.68%) Artifactory
12 40 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 39 (2.55%) Selenium
13 39 (2.55%) Vagrant
14 37 (2.42%) CircleCI
15 31 (2.03%) Gradle
16 26 (1.70%) Spock
17 25 (1.63%) Cucumber
18 24 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 215 (14.05%) Finance
2 65 (4.25%) Banking
3 37 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.70%) Marketing
5 24 (1.57%) Retail
6 19 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.05%) Games
8 12 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.72%) Front Office
10 8 (0.52%) Legal
11 6 (0.39%) Electronics
11 6 (0.39%) Law
12 5 (0.33%) Advertising
12 5 (0.33%) Automotive
13 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.26%) Publishing
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
15 2 (0.13%) French Language
16 1 (0.065%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 614 (40.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 257 (16.80%) Developer
3 167 (10.92%) AWS Engineer
4 141 (9.22%) AWS DevOps
5 124 (8.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 109 (7.12%) Cloud Engineer
7 81 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 77 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
9 66 (4.31%) Administrator
10 57 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
11 54 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
12 50 (3.27%) Platform Engineer
13 49 (3.20%) Azure DevOps
14 47 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 47 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 46 (3.01%) Consultant
16 45 (2.94%) Python Developer
17 44 (2.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 44 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
18 42 (2.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (12.29%) Node.js
2 129 (8.43%) Kafka
3 121 (7.91%) Elastic Stack
4 98 (6.41%) Web Services
5 93 (6.08%) REST
6 92 (6.01%) JSON
7 91 (5.95%) RESTful
8 72 (4.71%) .NET
9 69 (4.51%) HTML
10 63 (4.12%) Spring
11 60 (3.92%) SOAP
12 57 (3.73%) CSS
13 50 (3.27%) XML
14 46 (3.01%) AngularJS
14 46 (3.01%) Spring Boot
15 45 (2.94%) React
16 42 (2.75%) Middleware
17 37 (2.42%) LDAP
18 33 (2.16%) LAMP
19 32 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.93%) Linux Command Line
2 94 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 76 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.97%) Public Cloud
4 49 (3.20%) Cloud Native
5 34 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 30 (1.96%) Clustering
7 26 (1.70%) Replication
8 24 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (1.31%) PKI
11 19 (1.24%) User Experience
12 17 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.92%) Device Driver
14 14 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
15 13 (0.85%) Bitcoin
15 13 (0.85%) Wiki
16 12 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
17 11 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,020 (66.67%) Linux
2 313 (20.46%) Windows
3 225 (14.71%) Unix
4 180 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 136 (8.89%) CentOS
6 81 (5.29%) Ubuntu
7 48 (3.14%) Windows Server
8 38 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 31 (2.03%) Mac OS
10 26 (1.70%) Android
11 20 (1.31%) CoreOS
11 20 (1.31%) Solaris
12 18 (1.18%) Debian
13 15 (0.98%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.85%) AIX
15 11 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.59%) Fedora
18 8 (0.52%) SUSE
18 8 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (58.50%) DevOps
2 556 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (20.33%) Configuration Management
4 285 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
5 192 (12.55%) Infrastructure as Code
6 181 (11.83%) Microservices
7 168 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 160 (10.46%) TDD
9 156 (10.20%) Scrum
10 139 (9.08%) Migration
11 136 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 130 (8.50%) Open Source
13 121 (7.91%) Kanban
14 103 (6.73%) Software Engineering
15 97 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 92 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
17 79 (5.16%) Infrastructure Automation
18 74 (4.84%) Analytics
18 74 (4.84%) Fintech
19 70 (4.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1,120 (73.20%) Python
2 429 (28.04%) Java
3 334 (21.83%) PowerShell
4 309 (20.20%) Ruby
5 251 (16.41%) SQL
6 220 (14.38%) Perl
7 179 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 128 (8.37%) Shell Script
9 122 (7.97%) Go
9 122 (7.97%) PHP
10 74 (4.84%) Java 8
11 73 (4.77%) Groovy
12 62 (4.05%) C++
13 58 (3.79%) Scala
14 48 (3.14%) C#
15 46 (3.01%) Korn
16 45 (2.94%) C
17 34 (2.22%) ES6
18 13 (0.85%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 210 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 147 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 58 (3.79%) Degree
4 47 (3.07%) AWS Certification
5 38 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (1.44%) CISSP
8 18 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
11 11 (0.72%) RHCE
12 10 (0.65%) CCNP
13 9 (0.59%) CISM
13 9 (0.59%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.52%) CISMP
14 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.52%) SSCP
15 7 (0.46%) CCIE
15 7 (0.46%) CEH
15 7 (0.46%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.22%) QA
2 31 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.76%) NIST
4 19 (1.24%) NCSC
5 16 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.98%) GDPR
7 12 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.59%) SLA
9 7 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.13%) HL7
13 1 (0.065%) IFRS
13 1 (0.065%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.065%) MiFID
13 1 (0.065%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.065%) PSD2
System Software
1 577 (37.71%) Docker
2 76 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.57%) NFS
3 24 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.31%) KVM
5 17 (1.11%) etcd
6 16 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.92%) flannel
7 14 (0.92%) SkyDNS
8 13 (0.85%) Ceph
9 11 (0.72%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.72%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.72%) Xen
10 10 (0.65%) HDFS
10 10 (0.65%) Snort
11 8 (0.52%) Shibboleth
11 8 (0.52%) Squid
12 6 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 613 (40.07%) Ansible
2 498 (32.55%) Terraform
3 429 (28.04%) Puppet
4 410 (26.80%) Kubernetes
5 289 (18.89%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (6.73%) Packer
7 57 (3.73%) Prometheus
8 53 (3.46%) Grafana
9 47 (3.07%) Salt
10 46 (3.01%) Nagios
11 45 (2.94%) Consul
12 40 (2.61%) Graphite
13 38 (2.48%) logstash
14 37 (2.42%) HAProxy
15 32 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
16 31 (2.03%) ZABBIX
17 27 (1.76%) Kibana
18 23 (1.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 22 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
19 22 (1.44%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 166 (10.85%) Red Hat
2 139 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 124 (8.10%) Google
4 122 (7.97%) Oracle
5 113 (7.39%) VMware
6 109 (7.12%) Splunk
7 84 (5.49%) Atlassian
8 44 (2.88%) SaltStack
9 43 (2.81%) Cisco
10 32 (2.09%) IBM
11 30 (1.96%) HP
12 27 (1.76%) MuleSoft
13 26 (1.70%) ServiceNow
14 25 (1.63%) New Relic
15 23 (1.50%) Dell
15 23 (1.50%) NetApp
16 22 (1.44%) Cloudera
17 19 (1.24%) SAP
17 19 (1.24%) Tableau
18 16 (1.05%) AppDynamics