Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 180 213
Rank change year-on-year +28 +33 +57
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,845 1,365 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.48% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 3.62% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,310 974 826
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £321
90th Percentile £646 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -22.86% +61.54%
10th Percentile £20.25 £24.00 £33.81
90th Percentile £72.50 £47.40 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -23.81% +68.00%

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 43,481 37,686 40,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.96% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,430 25,829 27,906
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 841 981
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.61 £16.17 £14.13
90th Percentile £51.55 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +33 1,754 £500 +5.26% 516
London -6 1,012 £525 +5.00% 239
UK excluding London +75 819 £450 +4.65% 303
North of England +89 280 £450 +5.88% 89
South East +13 210 £475 +9.20% 77
North West +60 124 £475 +11.76% 42
Midlands +55 121 £475 +0.42% 40
Yorkshire +33 116 £450 +4.35% 37
South West +33 76 £450 -1.64% 33
East Midlands +68 72 £425 +21.43% 19
East of England +6 54 £425 +4.94% 38
Scotland -41 46 £475 +11.76% 12
North East +68 43 £375 -12.79% 10
West Midlands -8 42 £525 +10.53% 21
Wales 0 20 £450 +65.90% 7
Northern Ireland +8 14 £446 +8.06% 7

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,376 (74.58%) Python
2 1,330 (72.09%) Linux
3 1,134 (61.46%) DevOps
4 821 (44.50%) Ansible
5 767 (41.57%) Docker
6 753 (40.81%) Amazon AWS
7 750 (40.65%) Jenkins
8 668 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
9 653 (35.39%) Git (software)
10 647 (35.07%) Puppet
11 621 (33.66%) Ruby
12 545 (29.54%) Java
13 494 (26.78%) Configuration Management
14 435 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
15 431 (23.36%) Perl
16 428 (23.20%) Unix
17 414 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
18 408 (22.11%) Kubernetes
19 384 (20.81%) Terraform
20 355 (19.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 322 (17.45%) Windows
22 320 (17.34%) Red Hat
23 319 (17.29%) Finance
24 272 (14.74%) CentOS
25 271 (14.69%) SQL
26 268 (14.53%) PowerShell
27 258 (13.98%) MySQL
28 250 (13.55%) Security Cleared
29 237 (12.85%) JIRA
30 230 (12.47%) 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
1 213 (11.54%) Apache
2 197 (10.68%) nginx
3 155 (8.40%) Confluence
4 137 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
5 122 (6.61%) Tomcat
6 85 (4.61%) Apache Spark
7 68 (3.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 57 (3.09%) OpenStack
9 48 (2.60%) JBoss
10 44 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 32 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 29 (1.57%) Mule ESB
13 26 (1.41%) Jetty
14 23 (1.25%) Mule
15 19 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (1.03%) IIS
16 15 (0.81%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
18 13 (0.70%) CloudStack
18 13 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (1.03%) HipChat
2 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (0.27%) Vectorworks
5 4 (0.22%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) Weka
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.60%) Magento
3 7 (0.38%) Endur
4 5 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.054%) Eikon
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.054%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.054%) RMDS
6 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 753 (40.81%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (12.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (7.75%) GitHub
4 117 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
5 112 (6.07%) Serverless
6 111 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
7 107 (5.80%) Amazon S3
8 106 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
9 101 (5.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 85 (4.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 77 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
11 77 (4.17%) PaaS
12 71 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 69 (3.74%) Route 53
14 48 (2.60%) CloudFront
15 36 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
16 32 (1.73%) Datadog
17 30 (1.63%) IaaS
18 25 (1.36%) Akamai
19 24 (1.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 153 (8.29%) Firewall
3 149 (8.08%) DNS
4 94 (5.09%) SSL
5 88 (4.77%) HTTP
5 88 (4.77%) Internet
6 54 (2.93%) SAN
7 50 (2.71%) SSH
8 32 (1.73%) DHCP
8 32 (1.73%) DSL
9 28 (1.52%) VPN
10 26 (1.41%) Kerberos
11 24 (1.30%) WAN
12 21 (1.14%) FTP
13 18 (0.98%) LAN
13 18 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
13 18 (0.98%) VLAN
14 17 (0.92%) NAS
14 17 (0.92%) SMTP
15 14 (0.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (13.98%) MySQL
2 227 (12.30%) MongoDB
2 227 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
3 147 (7.97%) Hadoop
4 135 (7.32%) Big Data
5 132 (7.15%) NoSQL
6 125 (6.78%) SQL Server
7 117 (6.34%) Relational Database
8 76 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
9 66 (3.58%) RDBMS
10 58 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 52 (2.82%) HBase
12 46 (2.49%) DB2
13 43 (2.33%) Apache Hive
14 42 (2.28%) Redis
15 40 (2.17%) Impala
16 36 (1.95%) Oracle Database
17 33 (1.79%) Blockchain
18 32 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 750 (40.65%) Jenkins
2 653 (35.39%) Git (software)
3 237 (12.85%) JIRA
4 153 (8.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 134 (7.26%) Maven
6 112 (6.07%) TeamCity
7 107 (5.80%) Artifactory
8 78 (4.23%) SonarQube
9 77 (4.17%) Subversion
10 63 (3.41%) GitLab
11 61 (3.31%) Vagrant
12 59 (3.20%) Gerrit
13 56 (3.04%) Selenium
14 53 (2.87%) Bitbucket
15 52 (2.82%) Gradle
16 48 (2.60%) Ant
17 38 (2.06%) JUnit
18 33 (1.79%) Cucumber
19 32 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 27 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 319 (17.29%) Finance
2 191 (10.35%) Banking
3 50 (2.71%) Games
4 41 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 31 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 29 (1.57%) Front Office
7 28 (1.52%) Marketing
8 24 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.19%) Retail
10 20 (1.08%) Back Office
11 17 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.81%) Electronics
13 14 (0.76%) Legal
14 9 (0.49%) Publishing
14 9 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.43%) Automotive
16 6 (0.33%) French Language
17 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.22%) Advertising
19 3 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 873 (47.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 248 (13.44%) Developer
3 236 (12.79%) AWS Engineer
4 216 (11.71%) AWS DevOps
5 199 (10.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 163 (8.83%) Linux Engineer
7 130 (7.05%) Senior DevOps
8 120 (6.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 115 (6.23%) Administrator
9 115 (6.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 100 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 99 (5.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 88 (4.77%) Java Developer
13 84 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 77 (4.17%) Analyst
15 76 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
16 74 (4.01%) Consultant
16 74 (4.01%) Linux Administrator
17 69 (3.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 64 (3.47%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (12.41%) Web Services
2 198 (10.73%) Elastic Stack
3 185 (10.03%) Node.js
4 106 (5.75%) Kafka
5 103 (5.58%) RESTful
6 94 (5.09%) Spring
7 91 (4.93%) LEMP Stack
8 86 (4.66%) XML
9 81 (4.39%) REST
10 74 (4.01%) JSON
11 70 (3.79%) AngularJS
12 66 (3.58%) ActiveMQ
12 66 (3.58%) LAMP
13 65 (3.52%) HTML
14 60 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
14 60 (3.25%) Sensu
14 60 (3.25%) SOAP
15 52 (2.82%) React
16 46 (2.49%) JMS
17 42 (2.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 120 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.12%) iPad
4 64 (3.47%) Clustering
5 63 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
5 63 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 52 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 46 (2.49%) Replication
8 43 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 41 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.84%) Fintech
11 32 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (1.63%) Cloud Native
13 25 (1.36%) Device Driver
13 25 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (1.30%) Private Cloud
15 22 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.76%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.76%) Grid Computing
16 14 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,330 (72.09%) Linux
2 428 (23.20%) Unix
3 355 (19.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 322 (17.45%) Windows
5 272 (14.74%) CentOS
6 141 (7.64%) Ubuntu
7 70 (3.79%) Solaris
8 50 (2.71%) Windows Server
9 35 (1.90%) Debian
10 34 (1.84%) CoreOS
11 32 (1.73%) AIX
12 31 (1.68%) Windows 7
13 29 (1.57%) Windows 10
14 28 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (1.19%) SUSE
17 17 (0.92%) HPUX
18 15 (0.81%) Android
19 12 (0.65%) Mac OS X
20 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,134 (61.46%) DevOps
2 668 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 494 (26.78%) Configuration Management
4 414 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
5 216 (11.71%) Open Source
6 181 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 171 (9.27%) Scrum
8 163 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
9 161 (8.73%) Microservices
10 160 (8.67%) Test Automation
11 139 (7.53%) TDD
12 133 (7.21%) E-Commerce
13 129 (6.99%) Migration
14 106 (5.75%) Load Balancing
15 81 (4.39%) Software Engineering
16 78 (4.23%) High Availability
17 77 (4.17%) Analytics
18 75 (4.07%) BDD
19 70 (3.79%) Mentoring
20 67 (3.63%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,376 (74.58%) Python
2 621 (33.66%) Ruby
3 545 (29.54%) Java
4 431 (23.36%) Perl
5 271 (14.69%) SQL
6 268 (14.53%) PowerShell
7 209 (11.33%) JavaScript
8 191 (10.35%) Groovy
9 164 (8.89%) Shell Script
10 148 (8.02%) PHP
11 105 (5.69%) Scala
12 98 (5.31%) C++
13 87 (4.72%) Go
14 83 (4.50%) Korn
15 73 (3.96%) C#
16 58 (3.14%) C
17 51 (2.76%) Java 8
18 24 (1.30%) TypeScript
19 21 (1.14%) PL/SQL
20 20 (1.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 250 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 194 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 82 (4.44%) Degree
4 50 (2.71%) AWS Certification
5 29 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 22 (1.19%) RHCE
8 15 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.76%) CISSP
10 11 (0.60%) CISM
11 7 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (0.38%) CCNA
11 7 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
11 7 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.33%) CCSP
13 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.27%) PMP
13 5 (0.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.82%) GCP
2 41 (2.22%) QA
3 12 (0.65%) MiFID
3 12 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.33%) SLA
7 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.27%) EMIR
7 5 (0.27%) GDPR
7 5 (0.27%) TickIT
8 1 (0.054%) BS7666
8 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.054%) MISRA
8 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
System Software
1 767 (41.57%) Docker
2 98 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 54 (2.93%) HDFS
5 49 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 30 (1.63%) Xen
8 27 (1.46%) Apache Flume
8 27 (1.46%) NFS
9 26 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.30%) vSphere
11 19 (1.03%) Hyper-V
11 19 (1.03%) vCloud
12 18 (0.98%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.87%) Postfix
14 14 (0.76%) etcd
14 14 (0.76%) KVM
14 14 (0.76%) LXC
15 13 (0.70%) Samba
15 13 (0.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 821 (44.50%) Ansible
2 647 (35.07%) Puppet
3 435 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
4 408 (22.11%) Kubernetes
5 384 (20.81%) Terraform
6 123 (6.67%) Kibana
6 123 (6.67%) logstash
7 114 (6.18%) Nagios
8 106 (5.75%) Grafana
9 88 (4.77%) HAProxy
10 79 (4.28%) Packer
11 56 (3.04%) Prometheus
12 51 (2.76%) Salt
13 46 (2.49%) Mesos
13 46 (2.49%) ZABBIX
14 40 (2.17%) Consul
14 40 (2.17%) Rancher
15 36 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
15 36 (1.95%) Icinga
16 33 (1.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 320 (17.34%) Red Hat
2 212 (11.49%) Splunk
3 194 (10.51%) Oracle
4 161 (8.73%) VMware
5 105 (5.69%) Atlassian
6 99 (5.37%) Google
7 86 (4.66%) Microsoft
8 69 (3.74%) New Relic
9 68 (3.69%) Hortonworks
10 64 (3.47%) IBM
10 64 (3.47%) SaltStack
11 56 (3.04%) AppDynamics
12 52 (2.82%) Cloudera
13 33 (1.79%) ServiceNow
14 32 (1.73%) Talend
15 29 (1.57%) Cisco
16 27 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
17 26 (1.41%) HP
18 25 (1.36%) Rackspace
19 24 (1.30%) MapR