Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 194 262
Rank change year-on-year +19 +68 +23
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1557 1443 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.37% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 3.40% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1000 728
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £330 £330 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £31.05 £29.60 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.83 £57.88 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -15.79%

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 43210 42451 43594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 40.33% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30200 29151 29477
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £283 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 886 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.44 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +19.05%

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 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +17 1464 £500 +5.26% 280
London -6 898 £520 +4.00% 143
UK excluding London +61 634 £425 +1.19% 152
North of England +87 216 £475 +13.77% 43
South East -10 172 £410 -3.53% 39
Yorkshire +64 109 £500 +17.65% 22
North West +39 95 £500 +17.65% 20
Midlands +92 92 £450 - 17
Scotland +24 68 £400 +6.67% 10
East Midlands +36 51 £385 +18.46% 10
East of England -8 43 £388 +3.33% 22
South West -34 42 £426 -5.28% 16
West Midlands +56 39 £525 +16.67% 7
North East +60 26 £535 +71.20% 1
Wales +9 4 £356 - 4
Northern Ireland -36 4 £435 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1162 (74.63%) Linux
2 1119 (71.87%) Python
3 862 (55.36%) DevOps
4 608 (39.05%) Ansible
5 606 (38.92%) Jenkins
6 592 (38.02%) Docker
7 587 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
8 586 (37.64%) Puppet
9 584 (37.51%) Amazon AWS
10 564 (36.22%) Git (software)
11 526 (33.78%) Java
12 475 (30.51%) Ruby
13 466 (29.93%) Configuration Management
14 404 (25.95%) Perl
15 401 (25.75%) Opscode Chef
16 396 (25.43%) Unix
17 351 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
18 297 (19.08%) Terraform
19 294 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 290 (18.63%) Red Hat
21 264 (16.96%) Security Cleared
22 261 (16.76%) Finance
23 260 (16.70%) Windows
24 258 (16.57%) Kubernetes
25 242 (15.54%) CentOS
26 227 (14.58%) JIRA
27 223 (14.32%) SQL
28 220 (14.13%) VMware
29 216 (13.87%) TCP/IP
30 208 (13.36%) Firewall

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 (11.24%) Apache
2 145 (9.31%) Confluence
3 141 (9.06%) Tomcat
4 136 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
5 131 (8.41%) nginx
6 69 (4.43%) JBoss
7 53 (3.40%) OpenStack
8 44 (2.83%) Apache Spark
9 43 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.41%) IIS
12 22 (1.41%) Jetty
13 20 (1.28%) iPlanet
14 18 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
15 16 (1.03%) Apache Pig
16 15 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.77%) CMS
18 10 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 9 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (0.83%) HipChat
2 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.13%) Stata
6 2 (0.13%) Weka
7 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.26%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 584 (37.51%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 108 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 104 (6.68%) Amazon S3
6 91 (5.84%) GitHub
7 80 (5.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 76 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 48 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (2.89%) Slack
11 44 (2.83%) PaaS
11 44 (2.83%) Route 53
12 42 (2.70%) SaaS
13 36 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (2.31%) IaaS
14 35 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
14 35 (2.25%) Serverless
15 32 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
16 24 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (1.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 216 (13.87%) TCP/IP
2 208 (13.36%) Firewall
3 193 (12.40%) DNS
4 164 (10.53%) HTTP
5 115 (7.39%) SSL
6 75 (4.82%) LDAP
7 72 (4.62%) SAN
8 60 (3.85%) WAN
9 54 (3.47%) DHCP
10 49 (3.15%) Internet
11 47 (3.02%) VPN
12 43 (2.76%) Network Security
13 42 (2.70%) NAS
14 39 (2.50%) IPsec
15 33 (2.12%) LAN
16 31 (1.99%) SSH
17 29 (1.86%) DSL
18 24 (1.54%) OpenVPN
19 22 (1.41%) FTP
19 22 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (12.52%) MongoDB
2 175 (11.24%) MySQL
3 144 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
4 132 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 105 (6.74%) SQL Server
6 97 (6.23%) Hadoop
7 96 (6.17%) Amazon RDS
8 92 (5.91%) NoSQL
9 91 (5.84%) Big Data
10 79 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 55 (3.53%) RDBMS
12 48 (3.08%) Redis
13 40 (2.57%) DB2
14 31 (1.99%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.80%) HBase
16 23 (1.48%) Apache Hive
16 23 (1.48%) Riak
17 22 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 21 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (0.90%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 606 (38.92%) Jenkins
2 564 (36.22%) Git (software)
3 227 (14.58%) JIRA
4 190 (12.20%) Maven
5 143 (9.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 134 (8.61%) TeamCity
7 88 (5.65%) Subversion
8 73 (4.69%) Artifactory
8 73 (4.69%) SonarQube
9 66 (4.24%) Selenium
10 61 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 57 (3.66%) Vagrant
12 56 (3.60%) Bitbucket
13 40 (2.57%) Cucumber
14 38 (2.44%) JUnit
15 32 (2.06%) Ant
16 28 (1.80%) Gradle
17 27 (1.73%) git-flow
18 26 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (1.54%) GitLab
General
1 261 (16.76%) Finance
2 138 (8.86%) Banking
3 55 (3.53%) Front Office
4 43 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 30 (1.93%) Games
7 26 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.28%) Marketing
9 18 (1.16%) Retail
10 15 (0.96%) Publishing
11 13 (0.83%) Electronics
11 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.71%) Law
12 11 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.45%) Billing
14 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.26%) Back Office
14 4 (0.26%) Legal
14 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 662 (42.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 208 (13.36%) Developer
3 203 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 196 (12.59%) AWS Engineer
5 191 (12.27%) AWS DevOps
6 168 (10.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 132 (8.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 119 (7.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 111 (7.13%) Administrator
10 81 (5.20%) Java Developer
11 70 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
12 69 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
13 63 (4.05%) Architect
13 63 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 62 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
15 60 (3.85%) Analyst
16 56 (3.60%) Consultant
17 51 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
18 50 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
19 49 (3.15%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (12.65%) Web Services
2 175 (11.24%) Elastic Stack
3 140 (8.99%) Node.js
4 87 (5.59%) HTML
5 81 (5.20%) REST
5 81 (5.20%) Spring
6 80 (5.14%) Kafka
7 72 (4.62%) .NET
8 70 (4.50%) RESTful
9 62 (3.98%) JSON
10 53 (3.40%) JMS
11 51 (3.28%) AngularJS
12 50 (3.21%) HTML5
12 50 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
13 47 (3.02%) CSS
13 47 (3.02%) J2EE
13 47 (3.02%) LAMP
14 45 (2.89%) XML
15 44 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
16 40 (2.57%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
1 112 (7.19%) Clustering
2 97 (6.23%) Data Centre
3 66 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 56 (3.60%) Public Cloud
6 51 (3.28%) Replication
7 33 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (1.61%) Fintech
10 24 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.35%) Device Driver
12 19 (1.22%) Derivative
12 19 (1.22%) PKI
13 18 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (1.09%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.90%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.83%) Cloud Native
16 13 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1162 (74.63%) Linux
2 396 (25.43%) Unix
3 294 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 260 (16.70%) Windows
5 242 (15.54%) CentOS
6 121 (7.77%) Ubuntu
7 76 (4.88%) Solaris
8 65 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 49 (3.15%) AIX
10 40 (2.57%) Debian
11 35 (2.25%) SUSE
12 29 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (1.67%) CoreOS
14 22 (1.41%) HPUX
15 20 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (0.96%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.90%) Android
18 14 (0.90%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (55.36%) DevOps
2 587 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 466 (29.93%) Configuration Management
4 351 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (11.82%) Scrum
6 163 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 158 (10.15%) Load Balancing
8 151 (9.70%) Open Source
9 148 (9.51%) Test Automation
10 136 (8.73%) Microservices
11 104 (6.68%) Mentoring
12 97 (6.23%) Software Engineering
13 81 (5.20%) TDD
14 75 (4.82%) ITIL
14 75 (4.82%) Migration
15 74 (4.75%) High Availability
16 70 (4.50%) Kanban
17 65 (4.17%) E-Commerce
18 62 (3.98%) BDD
19 57 (3.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1119 (71.87%) Python
2 526 (33.78%) Java
3 475 (30.51%) Ruby
4 404 (25.95%) Perl
5 223 (14.32%) SQL
6 192 (12.33%) PowerShell
7 155 (9.96%) Shell Script
8 147 (9.44%) JavaScript
9 131 (8.41%) Korn
10 123 (7.90%) Groovy
10 123 (7.90%) PHP
11 113 (7.26%) Go
12 81 (5.20%) C#
13 66 (4.24%) Scala
14 51 (3.28%) C++
15 50 (3.21%) C-shell
16 42 (2.70%) C
17 19 (1.22%) VB
18 18 (1.16%) Bourne shell
18 18 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 264 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 179 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 85 (5.46%) Degree
4 38 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 34 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.67%) CISSP
6 26 (1.67%) RHCE
7 15 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.83%) CEH
8 13 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.83%) SANS
9 12 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.51%) RHCA
11 7 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (0.45%) CCSP
11 7 (0.45%) CISM
11 7 (0.45%) MySQL Certification
12 6 (0.39%) CCNP
12 6 (0.39%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.75%) QA
2 28 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.96%) GCP
3 15 (0.96%) SLA
4 13 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) AS 2805
5 7 (0.45%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) GDPR
9 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.064%) JTAG
9 1 (0.064%) MISRA
System Software
1 592 (38.02%) Docker
2 119 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.02%) Xen
5 44 (2.83%) KVM
5 44 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (2.76%) Active Directory
7 37 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (2.31%) Samba
9 21 (1.35%) Postfix
9 21 (1.35%) vCloud
9 21 (1.35%) vSphere
10 20 (1.28%) NFS
10 20 (1.28%) Squid
11 18 (1.16%) LXC
12 14 (0.90%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.90%) HDFS
12 14 (0.90%) iptables
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 608 (39.05%) Ansible
2 586 (37.64%) Puppet
3 401 (25.75%) Opscode Chef
4 297 (19.08%) Terraform
5 258 (16.57%) Kubernetes
6 114 (7.32%) logstash
7 109 (7.00%) Kibana
8 100 (6.42%) Nagios
9 84 (5.39%) Grafana
10 60 (3.85%) ZABBIX
11 50 (3.21%) Salt
12 44 (2.83%) Packer
13 41 (2.63%) HAProxy
14 39 (2.50%) Graphite
14 39 (2.50%) Prometheus
14 39 (2.50%) Rancher
15 36 (2.31%) Icinga
16 32 (2.06%) Consul
16 32 (2.06%) Galera Cluster
17 31 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 290 (18.63%) Red Hat
2 220 (14.13%) VMware
3 200 (12.85%) Oracle
4 172 (11.05%) Splunk
5 73 (4.69%) Cisco
6 64 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 47 (3.02%) Atlassian
8 46 (2.95%) F5
9 42 (2.70%) HP
10 38 (2.44%) IBM
11 32 (2.06%) New Relic
11 32 (2.06%) Sun
11 32 (2.06%) Sybase
12 30 (1.93%) Google
12 30 (1.93%) SaltStack
13 26 (1.67%) Juniper
14 25 (1.61%) AppDynamics
14 25 (1.61%) EMC
14 25 (1.61%) TIBCO
15 23 (1.48%) Veritas