Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 196 259
Rank change year-on-year +21 +63 +17
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1557 1446 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.37% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 3.40% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1004 720
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £331 £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 43282 42516 43243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.95% 40.32% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30242 29187 29245
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £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 806 887 1038
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 £14.40 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +21 1464 £500 +5.26% 279
London -12 900 £522 +4.40% 141
UK excluding London +60 631 £425 +1.19% 155
North of England +94 215 £465 +11.38% 43
South East -10 170 £410 -3.53% 40
Yorkshire +65 110 £500 +17.65% 21
North West +27 93 £500 +17.65% 21
Midlands +89 92 £450 - 16
Scotland +18 68 £400 +6.67% 11
East Midlands +38 51 £385 +2.67% 9
South West -22 43 £435 -3.33% 14
East of England -3 42 £388 +3.33% 24
West Midlands +49 39 £525 +16.67% 7
North East +66 26 £535 +71.20% 1
Wales +15 4 £356 - 5
Northern Ireland -42 4 £435 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 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 1161 (74.57%) Linux
2 1119 (71.87%) Python
3 864 (55.49%) DevOps
4 606 (38.92%) Jenkins
4 606 (38.92%) Ansible
5 593 (38.09%) Docker
6 591 (37.96%) Puppet
7 587 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
8 584 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
9 567 (36.42%) Git (software)
10 527 (33.85%) Java
11 473 (30.38%) Ruby
12 467 (29.99%) Configuration Management
13 402 (25.82%) Opscode Chef
14 399 (25.63%) Perl
15 394 (25.31%) Unix
16 350 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
17 293 (18.82%) Terraform
18 292 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 288 (18.50%) Red Hat
20 267 (17.15%) Security Cleared
21 261 (16.76%) Windows
21 261 (16.76%) Finance
22 260 (16.70%) Kubernetes
23 241 (15.48%) CentOS
24 227 (14.58%) JIRA
25 223 (14.32%) SQL
26 218 (14.00%) VMware
27 215 (13.81%) TCP/IP
28 206 (13.23%) 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
2 143 (9.18%) Confluence
3 142 (9.12%) Tomcat
4 138 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
5 135 (8.67%) nginx
6 68 (4.37%) JBoss
7 53 (3.40%) OpenStack
8 45 (2.89%) Apache Spark
9 42 (2.70%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.41%) IIS
12 22 (1.41%) Jetty
13 19 (1.22%) iPlanet
14 17 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
15 16 (1.03%) Apache Pig
16 14 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.77%) CMS
18 9 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 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
1 587 (37.70%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 107 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
5 103 (6.62%) Amazon S3
6 90 (5.78%) GitHub
7 79 (5.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 75 (4.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 47 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (2.89%) Slack
11 44 (2.83%) PaaS
12 43 (2.76%) Route 53
13 42 (2.70%) SaaS
14 38 (2.44%) IaaS
15 36 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
16 34 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (2.18%) Serverless
17 32 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
19 23 (1.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 215 (13.81%) TCP/IP
2 206 (13.23%) Firewall
3 191 (12.27%) DNS
4 167 (10.73%) HTTP
5 115 (7.39%) SSL
6 76 (4.88%) LDAP
7 71 (4.56%) SAN
8 59 (3.79%) WAN
9 54 (3.47%) DHCP
10 48 (3.08%) Internet
11 47 (3.02%) VPN
12 45 (2.89%) Network Security
13 42 (2.70%) NAS
14 41 (2.63%) IPsec
15 33 (2.12%) LAN
16 31 (1.99%) SSH
17 29 (1.86%) DSL
18 24 (1.54%) HTTPS
18 24 (1.54%) OpenVPN
19 22 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (12.52%) MongoDB
2 178 (11.43%) MySQL
3 143 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
4 132 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 106 (6.81%) SQL Server
6 98 (6.29%) Hadoop
7 95 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
8 93 (5.97%) NoSQL
9 91 (5.84%) Big Data
10 80 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (3.47%) RDBMS
12 48 (3.08%) Redis
13 40 (2.57%) DB2
14 31 (1.99%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.86%) HBase
16 24 (1.54%) Apache Hive
17 23 (1.48%) Riak
18 22 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 21 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (0.90%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 606 (38.92%) Jenkins
2 567 (36.42%) Git (software)
3 227 (14.58%) JIRA
4 191 (12.27%) Maven
5 143 (9.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 132 (8.48%) TeamCity
7 89 (5.72%) Subversion
8 76 (4.88%) Artifactory
9 73 (4.69%) SonarQube
10 66 (4.24%) Selenium
11 62 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 58 (3.73%) Vagrant
13 57 (3.66%) Bitbucket
14 40 (2.57%) Cucumber
15 39 (2.50%) JUnit
16 32 (2.06%) Ant
17 27 (1.73%) git-flow
17 27 (1.73%) Gradle
18 26 (1.67%) GitLab
18 26 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 261 (16.76%) Finance
2 136 (8.73%) 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
1 661 (42.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 206 (13.23%) 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
9 108 (6.94%) Administrator
10 81 (5.20%) Java Developer
11 70 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
12 68 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
13 64 (4.11%) Architect
14 63 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 60 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
16 59 (3.79%) Analyst
17 58 (3.73%) Consultant
18 51 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
19 49 (3.15%) Java Engineer
19 49 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (12.59%) Web Services
2 176 (11.30%) Elastic Stack
3 139 (8.93%) 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 61 (3.92%) JSON
10 53 (3.40%) JMS
11 50 (3.21%) HTML5
11 50 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
12 49 (3.15%) AngularJS
13 47 (3.02%) LAMP
14 46 (2.95%) J2EE
15 45 (2.89%) CSS
15 45 (2.89%) XML
16 44 (2.83%) ActiveMQ
17 41 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 111 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.06%) Clustering
3 96 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 68 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 66 (4.24%) Linux Command Line
6 56 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 51 (3.28%) Replication
8 34 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (1.48%) Fintech
10 23 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.35%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.28%) PKI
14 19 (1.22%) Derivative
15 18 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.09%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.90%) Private Cloud
18 13 (0.83%) Cloud Native
18 13 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1161 (74.57%) Linux
2 394 (25.31%) Unix
3 292 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 261 (16.76%) Windows
5 241 (15.48%) CentOS
6 121 (7.77%) Ubuntu
7 75 (4.82%) Solaris
8 65 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 47 (3.02%) AIX
10 40 (2.57%) Debian
11 34 (2.18%) SUSE
12 29 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (1.80%) CoreOS
14 21 (1.35%) 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
1 864 (55.49%) DevOps
2 584 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (29.99%) Configuration Management
4 350 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
5 182 (11.69%) Scrum
6 160 (10.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 157 (10.08%) Load Balancing
8 150 (9.63%) Open Source
8 150 (9.63%) Test Automation
9 135 (8.67%) Microservices
10 102 (6.55%) Mentoring
11 98 (6.29%) Software Engineering
12 81 (5.20%) TDD
13 74 (4.75%) Migration
14 73 (4.69%) ITIL
15 72 (4.62%) High Availability
16 70 (4.50%) Kanban
17 65 (4.17%) E-Commerce
18 64 (4.11%) BDD
19 57 (3.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1119 (71.87%) Python
2 527 (33.85%) Java
3 473 (30.38%) Ruby
4 399 (25.63%) Perl
5 223 (14.32%) SQL
6 189 (12.14%) PowerShell
7 157 (10.08%) Shell Script
8 146 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 133 (8.54%) Korn
10 124 (7.96%) PHP
11 123 (7.90%) Groovy
12 115 (7.39%) Go
13 80 (5.14%) C#
14 67 (4.30%) Scala
15 51 (3.28%) C-shell
16 50 (3.21%) C++
17 42 (2.70%) C
18 19 (1.22%) VB
19 18 (1.16%) Bourne shell
19 18 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 267 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 181 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 87 (5.59%) Degree
4 38 (2.44%) AWS Certification
5 36 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.80%) CISSP
7 25 (1.61%) RHCE
8 15 (0.96%) CEH
8 15 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.96%) SANS
9 13 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.51%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.51%) RHCA
12 7 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.45%) CCSP
12 7 (0.45%) CISM
12 7 (0.45%) MySQL Certification
13 6 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.82%) QA
2 28 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.96%) GCP
4 14 (0.90%) SLA
5 13 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.45%) AS 2805
6 7 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) EMIR
9 2 (0.13%) GDPR
10 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.064%) JTAG
10 1 (0.064%) MISRA
System Software
1 593 (38.09%) Docker
2 117 (7.51%) 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 42 (2.70%) Active Directory
7 37 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (2.25%) 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%) etcd
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 606 (38.92%) Ansible
2 591 (37.96%) Puppet
3 402 (25.82%) Opscode Chef
4 293 (18.82%) Terraform
5 260 (16.70%) Kubernetes
6 117 (7.51%) logstash
7 112 (7.19%) Kibana
8 103 (6.62%) Nagios
9 85 (5.46%) Grafana
10 60 (3.85%) ZABBIX
11 50 (3.21%) Salt
12 44 (2.83%) Packer
13 43 (2.76%) HAProxy
14 42 (2.70%) Graphite
15 40 (2.57%) Prometheus
16 39 (2.50%) Rancher
17 36 (2.31%) Icinga
18 32 (2.06%) Consul
18 32 (2.06%) Galera Cluster
19 31 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 288 (18.50%) Red Hat
2 218 (14.00%) VMware
3 197 (12.65%) Oracle
4 172 (11.05%) Splunk
5 72 (4.62%) Cisco
6 63 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 45 (2.89%) Atlassian
7 45 (2.89%) F5
8 42 (2.70%) HP
9 38 (2.44%) IBM
10 32 (2.06%) Sybase
11 31 (1.99%) Google
11 31 (1.99%) New Relic
11 31 (1.99%) SaltStack
11 31 (1.99%) Sun
12 26 (1.67%) Juniper
13 25 (1.61%) EMC
13 25 (1.61%) TIBCO
14 23 (1.48%) AppDynamics
14 23 (1.48%) Fortinet