Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 182 220
Rank change year-on-year +27 +38 +68
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,820 1,380 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.45% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 3.49% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,218 950 881
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 14
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £43.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -20.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £19.99 £26.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £73.88 £50.63 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% -24.35% +43.75%

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 45,260 39,578 42,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.83% 41.60% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,702 27,125 29,183
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 797 917
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.54 £16.25 £13.27
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.38% +12.00% +7.14%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +26 1,704 £500 +1.52% 537
London -8 969 £541 +6.13% 256
UK excluding London +58 835 £450 +5.88% 321
North of England +61 251 £450 +5.88% 95
South East +53 244 £450 +12.36% 95
Midlands +13 110 £425 -10.62% 30
Yorkshire 0 93 £450 +6.51% 42
North West +12 89 £475 +5.56% 33
East of England +32 78 £425 -1.45% 37
East Midlands +54 70 £425 +3.03% 6
North East +51 69 £364 -7.32% 20
Scotland -39 57 £525 +23.53% 27
South West +5 51 £479 +14.67% 24
West Midlands -45 39 £525 +7.14% 24
Northern Ireland +36 23 £432 -7.00% 6
Wales +1 23 £525 +141.38% 7

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1,351 (74.23%) Python
2 1,315 (72.25%) Linux
3 1,102 (60.55%) DevOps
4 772 (42.42%) Jenkins
5 771 (42.36%) Docker
6 769 (42.25%) Ansible
7 741 (40.71%) Amazon AWS
8 702 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
9 644 (35.38%) Git (software)
10 639 (35.11%) Puppet
11 495 (27.20%) Ruby
12 486 (26.70%) Java
13 462 (25.38%) Kubernetes
14 461 (25.33%) Configuration Management
15 449 (24.67%) Terraform
16 435 (23.90%) Opscode Chef
17 411 (22.58%) Perl
18 401 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
19 386 (21.21%) Unix
20 356 (19.56%) Windows
21 291 (15.99%) SQL
22 281 (15.44%) Red Hat
23 280 (15.38%) PowerShell
24 279 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 279 (15.33%) Finance
25 246 (13.52%) Open Source
26 237 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
27 235 (12.91%) Test Automation
28 233 (12.80%) JIRA
29 225 (12.36%) MongoDB

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
1 158 (8.68%) nginx
2 154 (8.46%) Apache
3 147 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
4 140 (7.69%) Confluence
5 107 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 81 (4.45%) Apache Spark
7 65 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 43 (2.36%) JBoss
9 42 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.26%) Jetty
12 20 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 19 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.82%) CMS
15 12 (0.66%) IIS
15 12 (0.66%) Mule
15 12 (0.66%) Mule ESB
16 11 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.10%) HipChat
3 19 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.38%) Endur
2 7 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.11%) Magento
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.055%) Global One
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 741 (40.71%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (10.99%) GitHub
4 134 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
5 130 (7.14%) Serverless
6 128 (7.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 119 (6.54%) AWS Lambda
8 112 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 102 (5.60%) Amazon S3
10 74 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 74 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 66 (3.63%) PaaS
12 63 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
13 60 (3.30%) Route 53
14 52 (2.86%) IaaS
14 52 (2.86%) npm
15 50 (2.75%) CloudFront
16 44 (2.42%) Datadog
17 37 (2.03%) OpenShift
18 35 (1.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 166 (9.12%) TCP/IP
2 141 (7.75%) Firewall
3 138 (7.58%) DNS
4 95 (5.22%) SSL
5 69 (3.79%) HTTP
6 64 (3.52%) Internet
7 61 (3.35%) SSH
8 49 (2.69%) VPN
9 29 (1.59%) DHCP
10 27 (1.48%) DSL
10 27 (1.48%) FTP
11 26 (1.43%) Kerberos
11 26 (1.43%) SAN
12 23 (1.26%) NAS
13 21 (1.15%) LAN
13 21 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
14 20 (1.10%) WAN
15 17 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (0.88%) VLAN
17 15 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (12.36%) MongoDB
2 216 (11.87%) MySQL
3 206 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 167 (9.18%) Big Data
5 165 (9.07%) Hadoop
6 137 (7.53%) SQL Server
7 130 (7.14%) NoSQL
8 105 (5.77%) Relational Database
9 79 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
11 54 (2.97%) DB2
12 53 (2.91%) RDBMS
13 50 (2.75%) Apache Hive
14 49 (2.69%) Redis
15 44 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 44 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (2.09%) HBase
17 36 (1.98%) Impala
18 28 (1.54%) Sqoop
19 26 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 772 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 644 (35.38%) Git (software)
3 233 (12.80%) JIRA
4 177 (9.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 130 (7.14%) Maven
6 115 (6.32%) Artifactory
7 94 (5.16%) GitLab
8 93 (5.11%) TeamCity
9 88 (4.84%) SonarQube
10 73 (4.01%) Selenium
11 66 (3.63%) Bitbucket
12 60 (3.30%) Vagrant
13 57 (3.13%) Subversion
14 54 (2.97%) Ant
14 54 (2.97%) Gerrit
15 52 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (2.80%) Gradle
17 35 (1.92%) JUnit
18 33 (1.81%) Cucumber
19 29 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 279 (15.33%) Finance
2 147 (8.08%) Banking
3 55 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.36%) Front Office
4 43 (2.36%) Games
5 32 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 28 (1.54%) Back Office
6 28 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.48%) Marketing
8 24 (1.32%) Retail
9 17 (0.93%) Electronics
9 17 (0.93%) Legal
9 17 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.55%) Automotive
12 8 (0.44%) Advertising
13 7 (0.38%) Law
14 5 (0.27%) French Language
15 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
16 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 838 (46.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 293 (16.10%) Developer
3 227 (12.47%) AWS Engineer
4 224 (12.31%) AWS DevOps
5 201 (11.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 146 (8.02%) Administrator
7 129 (7.09%) Senior DevOps
8 122 (6.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 107 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
10 93 (5.11%) Java Developer
11 87 (4.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 84 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
13 77 (4.23%) Consultant
14 74 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
14 74 (4.07%) Linux Administrator
15 71 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 67 (3.68%) Analyst
16 67 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 61 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
18 58 (3.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (11.43%) Node.js
2 194 (10.66%) Elastic Stack
3 129 (7.09%) Kafka
4 128 (7.03%) Web Services
5 93 (5.11%) RESTful
6 91 (5.00%) XML
7 90 (4.95%) Spring
8 81 (4.45%) JSON
9 80 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
10 76 (4.18%) HTML
11 72 (3.96%) AngularJS
12 70 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
13 65 (3.57%) REST
14 58 (3.19%) ActiveMQ
15 54 (2.97%) LAMP
16 53 (2.91%) .NET
16 53 (2.91%) JMS
17 52 (2.86%) HTML5
18 50 (2.75%) Sensu
19 42 (2.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.42%) Linux Command Line
2 101 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (4.18%) Clustering
4 74 (4.07%) iPad
5 60 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 57 (3.13%) Fintech
7 54 (2.97%) Replication
8 53 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
9 50 (2.75%) Computer Science
10 45 (2.47%) Public Cloud
11 43 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
13 34 (1.87%) Cloud Native
13 34 (1.87%) Device Driver
14 28 (1.54%) User Experience
14 28 (1.54%) Wiki
15 26 (1.43%) Fixed Income
16 18 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.88%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,315 (72.25%) Linux
2 386 (21.21%) Unix
3 356 (19.56%) Windows
4 279 (15.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (12.03%) CentOS
6 141 (7.75%) Ubuntu
7 65 (3.57%) Solaris
8 49 (2.69%) Windows Server
9 33 (1.81%) Debian
10 31 (1.70%) CoreOS
11 26 (1.43%) AIX
12 20 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.88%) HPUX
15 15 (0.82%) Android
16 14 (0.77%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.71%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.66%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.49%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,102 (60.55%) DevOps
2 702 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (25.33%) Configuration Management
4 401 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (13.52%) Open Source
6 235 (12.91%) Test Automation
7 212 (11.65%) Scrum
8 171 (9.40%) TDD
9 169 (9.29%) Deployment Automation
10 165 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
11 156 (8.57%) Microservices
12 146 (8.02%) Migration
13 131 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 118 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 117 (6.43%) BDD
16 106 (5.82%) High Availability
17 105 (5.77%) Software Engineering
18 92 (5.05%) Load Balancing
19 67 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
19 67 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,351 (74.23%) Python
2 495 (27.20%) Ruby
3 486 (26.70%) Java
4 411 (22.58%) Perl
5 291 (15.99%) SQL
6 280 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 220 (12.09%) JavaScript
8 202 (11.10%) Shell Script
9 153 (8.41%) Groovy
10 115 (6.32%) C++
10 115 (6.32%) Go
11 103 (5.66%) Korn
12 90 (4.95%) C
13 79 (4.34%) PHP
14 78 (4.29%) Scala
15 58 (3.19%) C#
16 44 (2.42%) TypeScript
17 42 (2.31%) Java 8
18 20 (1.10%) R
19 18 (0.99%) AWK
Qualifications
1 221 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 184 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 82 (4.51%) Degree
4 60 (3.30%) AWS Certification
5 31 (1.70%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.10%) RHCE
8 17 (0.93%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.55%) CISSP
10 10 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.44%) CCNP
11 8 (0.44%) MySQL Certification
12 7 (0.38%) CISM
13 6 (0.33%) CCNA
13 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.22%) ISEB
15 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.51%) GCP
2 54 (2.97%) QA
3 11 (0.60%) GDPR
4 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.38%) SLA
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.27%) FINRA
6 5 (0.27%) TickIT
7 3 (0.16%) EMIR
7 3 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.055%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 771 (42.36%) Docker
2 84 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 51 (2.80%) HDFS
5 47 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (1.43%) VirtualBox
8 22 (1.21%) etcd
8 22 (1.21%) vSphere
9 21 (1.15%) flannel
9 21 (1.15%) NFS
10 20 (1.10%) Xen
11 16 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.77%) KVM
13 13 (0.71%) LXC
13 13 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.60%) Firmware
14 11 (0.60%) Varnish
15 10 (0.55%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 769 (42.25%) Ansible
2 639 (35.11%) Puppet
3 462 (25.38%) Kubernetes
4 449 (24.67%) Terraform
5 435 (23.90%) Opscode Chef
6 150 (8.24%) Nagios
7 117 (6.43%) Grafana
8 110 (6.04%) logstash
9 102 (5.60%) Packer
10 100 (5.49%) Kibana
11 81 (4.45%) HAProxy
12 75 (4.12%) Salt
13 67 (3.68%) Mesos
14 63 (3.46%) Consul
14 63 (3.46%) Prometheus
15 39 (2.14%) Galera Cluster
15 39 (2.14%) Icinga
16 38 (2.09%) ZABBIX
17 36 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
18 35 (1.92%) Rancher
Vendors
1 281 (15.44%) Red Hat
2 192 (10.55%) Oracle
3 171 (9.40%) Splunk
4 127 (6.98%) VMware
5 115 (6.32%) Google
6 94 (5.16%) Microsoft
7 90 (4.95%) Atlassian
8 89 (4.89%) IBM
9 77 (4.23%) New Relic
10 73 (4.01%) Cloudera
11 68 (3.74%) Hortonworks
12 61 (3.35%) SaltStack
13 47 (2.58%) AppDynamics
14 31 (1.70%) Cisco
14 31 (1.70%) Percona
15 28 (1.54%) Sybase
16 27 (1.48%) Talend
17 24 (1.32%) Rackspace
18 22 (1.21%) ServiceNow
18 22 (1.21%) TIBCO