Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 205 271
Rank change year-on-year +29 +66 +42
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1440 1390 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.30% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 3.27% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 937 676
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £305
90th Percentile £602 £597 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £385
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 23
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33% +38.46%
10th Percentile £31.05 £36.00 £37.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.75 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.64% +37.50% +18.52%

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 41462 42488 43100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 39.80% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28630 29215 29051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 776 913 962
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £15.79 £14.03 £15.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +7.33% +1.35% +10.71%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +22 1337 £500 +11.11% 142
London +4 850 £520 +9.47% 76
UK excluding London +52 567 £425 +1.19% 67
South East +4 170 £400 -5.88% 29
North of England +34 159 £448 +6.55% 17
Midlands +86 86 £450 +5.88% 7
Scotland +54 78 £425 +18.06% 1
North West +15 75 £475 +11.76% 9
Yorkshire +42 74 £463 +2.78% 8
West Midlands +79 53 £460 +15.00% 3
East of England +5 38 £394 -1.56% 10
East Midlands +13 35 £350 -17.65% 4
South West -26 29 £400 -11.11% 3
North East +50 19 £445 +35.88%
Northern Ireland -45 7 £464 +15.86%
Wales -5 5 £210 -47.50%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1067 (74.10%) Linux
2 1004 (69.72%) Python
3 742 (51.53%) DevOps
4 606 (42.08%) Puppet
5 537 (37.29%) Ansible
6 530 (36.81%) Docker
7 523 (36.32%) Amazon AWS
8 517 (35.90%) Java
9 514 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
10 501 (34.79%) Git (software)
11 493 (34.24%) Jenkins
12 423 (29.38%) Ruby
13 401 (27.85%) Configuration Management
14 379 (26.32%) Perl
15 369 (25.63%) Unix
16 316 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
17 282 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
18 280 (19.44%) Security Cleared
19 266 (18.47%) Kubernetes
20 261 (18.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 253 (17.57%) Terraform
22 252 (17.50%) Finance
23 249 (17.29%) Red Hat
24 220 (15.28%) CentOS
25 213 (14.79%) VMware
26 208 (14.44%) SC Cleared
27 207 (14.38%) Windows
28 206 (14.31%) SQL
29 195 (13.54%) Maven
29 195 (13.54%) JIRA

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
1 184 (12.78%) Apache
2 153 (10.63%) Elasticsearch
3 144 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 120 (8.33%) nginx
5 116 (8.06%) Confluence
6 80 (5.56%) JBoss
7 45 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 41 (2.85%) Apache Spark
9 39 (2.71%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.53%) IIS
12 21 (1.46%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.25%) iPlanet
14 16 (1.11%) Apache Pig
14 16 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
15 15 (1.04%) Jetty
15 15 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
16 10 (0.69%) CMS
17 9 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 9 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (0.69%) HipChat
2 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.49%) Stata
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 523 (36.32%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
3 99 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 82 (5.69%) Amazon S3
5 82 (5.69%) GitHub
6 63 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 59 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 41 (2.85%) OpenShift
9 40 (2.78%) IaaS
9 40 (2.78%) PaaS
10 39 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (2.71%) SaaS
11 38 (2.64%) Amazon ELB
12 28 (1.94%) Route 53
12 28 (1.94%) Slack
13 21 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (1.32%) npm
15 15 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 179 (12.43%) Firewall
3 178 (12.36%) DNS
4 171 (11.88%) HTTP
5 97 (6.74%) SSL
6 79 (5.49%) LDAP
7 50 (3.47%) SAN
8 48 (3.33%) VPN
9 46 (3.19%) IPsec
10 42 (2.92%) Network Security
10 42 (2.92%) WAN
11 37 (2.57%) NAS
12 35 (2.43%) SSH
13 33 (2.29%) DHCP
14 32 (2.22%) HTTPS
15 31 (2.15%) Internet
16 23 (1.60%) OpenVPN
17 21 (1.46%) BGP
18 20 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
19 17 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.94%) MongoDB
2 160 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 154 (10.69%) MySQL
4 124 (8.61%) Relational Database
5 103 (7.15%) Hadoop
6 100 (6.94%) SQL Server
7 98 (6.81%) Big Data
8 88 (6.11%) NoSQL
9 83 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 75 (5.21%) Amazon RDS
11 43 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 41 (2.85%) Redis
13 32 (2.22%) Apache Hive
13 32 (2.22%) DB2
14 27 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.39%) Riak
17 19 (1.32%) HBase
18 18 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 13 (0.90%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 501 (34.79%) Git (software)
2 493 (34.24%) Jenkins
3 195 (13.54%) JIRA
3 195 (13.54%) Maven
4 140 (9.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 96 (6.67%) Subversion
6 94 (6.53%) TeamCity
7 93 (6.46%) Artifactory
8 72 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 65 (4.51%) Selenium
10 50 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 49 (3.40%) Bitbucket
12 47 (3.26%) SonarQube
13 46 (3.19%) JUnit
14 41 (2.85%) GitLab
15 36 (2.50%) Cucumber
16 33 (2.29%) Ant
17 30 (2.08%) Mockito
18 27 (1.88%) Hudson
19 26 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 252 (17.50%) Finance
2 115 (7.99%) Banking
3 61 (4.24%) Front Office
4 39 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.57%) Financial Institution
6 35 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.60%) Games
8 21 (1.46%) Marketing
9 20 (1.39%) Retail
10 12 (0.83%) Electronics
11 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.63%) Law
12 9 (0.63%) Publishing
13 5 (0.35%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Advertising
14 3 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) International Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 533 (37.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 195 (13.54%) Developer
3 183 (12.71%) Linux Engineer
4 165 (11.46%) AWS Engineer
5 162 (11.25%) AWS DevOps
6 138 (9.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 118 (8.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 116 (8.06%) Administrator
9 104 (7.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 79 (5.49%) Java Developer
11 75 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
12 72 (5.00%) Architect
13 67 (4.65%) Analyst
14 63 (4.38%) Consultant
15 57 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
16 56 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
17 52 (3.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 51 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 46 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
20 40 (2.78%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (12.36%) Elastic Stack
2 158 (10.97%) Web Services
3 127 (8.82%) Node.js
4 109 (7.57%) HTML
5 81 (5.63%) Kafka
6 79 (5.49%) Spring
7 77 (5.35%) REST
8 69 (4.79%) .NET
9 63 (4.38%) CSS
10 62 (4.31%) JMS
11 61 (4.24%) HTML5
12 59 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
12 59 (4.10%) RESTful
13 52 (3.61%) XML
14 51 (3.54%) LAPP Stack
15 50 (3.47%) JSON
15 50 (3.47%) LAMP
16 49 (3.40%) Sensu
17 48 (3.33%) J2EE
18 42 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 82 (5.69%) Clustering
4 77 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 65 (4.51%) Linux Command Line
6 47 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 31 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.01%) Replication
9 27 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
10 26 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.39%) Fintech
13 19 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 17 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.04%) Derivative
16 14 (0.97%) PKI
17 12 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.83%) Device Driver
17 12 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1067 (74.10%) Linux
2 369 (25.63%) Unix
3 261 (18.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 220 (15.28%) CentOS
5 207 (14.38%) Windows
6 118 (8.19%) Ubuntu
7 71 (4.93%) Solaris
8 48 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 47 (3.26%) AIX
10 40 (2.78%) Debian
11 39 (2.71%) SUSE
12 34 (2.36%) CoreOS
13 20 (1.39%) HPUX
14 19 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.90%) Android
17 6 (0.42%) Fedora
18 4 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
18 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (51.53%) DevOps
2 514 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 401 (27.85%) Configuration Management
4 282 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
5 169 (11.74%) Scrum
6 147 (10.21%) Test Automation
7 144 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 128 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 126 (8.75%) Open Source
10 118 (8.19%) Microservices
11 86 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 86 (5.97%) Software Engineering
12 73 (5.07%) ITIL
13 71 (4.93%) Kanban
14 66 (4.58%) SDLC
15 65 (4.51%) Unit Testing
16 63 (4.38%) Migration
17 58 (4.03%) BDD
17 58 (4.03%) High Availability
18 56 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1004 (69.72%) Python
2 517 (35.90%) Java
3 423 (29.38%) Ruby
4 379 (26.32%) Perl
5 206 (14.31%) SQL
6 172 (11.94%) Shell Script
7 146 (10.14%) PowerShell
8 138 (9.58%) Korn
9 135 (9.38%) JavaScript
10 109 (7.57%) Go
11 90 (6.25%) PHP
12 88 (6.11%) Groovy
13 59 (4.10%) C#
14 55 (3.82%) C-shell
15 49 (3.40%) C
16 48 (3.33%) Scala
17 45 (3.13%) C++
18 19 (1.32%) R
19 18 (1.25%) VB
20 14 (0.97%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 280 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 208 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 89 (6.18%) Degree
4 37 (2.57%) CISSP
4 37 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (2.29%) AWS Certification
6 26 (1.81%) CEH
7 25 (1.74%) RHCE
7 25 (1.74%) SANS
8 21 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.25%) CREST Certified
10 13 (0.90%) GIAC
10 13 (0.90%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.63%) CCNP
12 9 (0.63%) RHCA
13 8 (0.56%) CCNA
13 8 (0.56%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.42%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.31%) QA
2 28 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.90%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.28%) AS 2805
6 4 (0.28%) GCP
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.14%) GDPR
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.069%) JTAG
8 1 (0.069%) MISRA
System Software
1 530 (36.81%) Docker
2 114 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (3.13%) KVM
5 40 (2.78%) Xen
6 37 (2.57%) Hyper-V
7 35 (2.43%) Active Directory
8 28 (1.94%) Squid
9 26 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (1.67%) Samba
11 22 (1.53%) LXC
12 20 (1.39%) vCloud
12 20 (1.39%) vSphere
13 18 (1.25%) etcd
13 18 (1.25%) NFS
13 18 (1.25%) Postfix
14 17 (1.18%) iptables
14 17 (1.18%) VMware NSX
15 12 (0.83%) flannel
15 12 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 606 (42.08%) Puppet
2 537 (37.29%) Ansible
3 316 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
4 266 (18.47%) Kubernetes
5 253 (17.57%) Terraform
6 126 (8.75%) logstash
7 114 (7.92%) Kibana
8 97 (6.74%) Nagios
9 64 (4.44%) Graphite
10 60 (4.17%) Grafana
10 60 (4.17%) ZABBIX
11 49 (3.40%) HAProxy
12 47 (3.26%) Salt
13 42 (2.92%) Rancher
14 40 (2.78%) Packer
15 38 (2.64%) Prometheus
16 34 (2.36%) Consul
17 32 (2.22%) Sysdig
18 28 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
18 28 (1.94%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 249 (17.29%) Red Hat
2 213 (14.79%) VMware
3 189 (13.13%) Oracle
4 125 (8.68%) Splunk
5 58 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 49 (3.40%) Cisco
7 41 (2.85%) HP
8 39 (2.71%) F5
9 36 (2.50%) Sybase
10 35 (2.43%) TIBCO
11 32 (2.22%) IBM
12 31 (2.15%) SaltStack
13 30 (2.08%) Sun
14 29 (2.01%) Atlassian
14 29 (2.01%) Currenex
15 26 (1.81%) AppDynamics
16 22 (1.53%) EMC
16 22 (1.53%) Remedy
17 20 (1.39%) Google
18 19 (1.32%) New Relic