Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 163 154
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 595 1,567 1,866
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.67% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 3.91% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 1,046 1,296
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £361 £363
90th Percentile £650 £666 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% -1.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £33.80 £35.00 £19.99
90th Percentile £53.42 £63.25 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.75 £35.54
% change year-on-year -25.13% +31.54% -13.84%

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 16,977 40,121 45,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.39% 42.67% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,374 27,815 31,734
Median daily rate £495 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +3.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 738 802
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -
10th Percentile £17.89 £20.23 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -19.54% +7.41% -2.41%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell.

Daily rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bash Shell over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell.

Hourly rate trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bash Shell over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 17 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 12 July 2020. 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 -10 559 £500 -4.76% 196
London -5 301 £525 -4.55% 74
UK excluding London -13 281 £490 +3.16% 131
North of England -32 89 £450 -9.09% 27
North West +19 65 £450 - 21
South West +64 57 £550 +14.29% 20
South East +28 52 £425 -5.56% 20
Work from Home -8 30 £450 -5.26% 32
Midlands +66 27 £550 +10.00% 27
East of England +65 25 £438 +9.38% 27
West Midlands +65 24 £550 +3.53% 17
Scotland +4 22 £400 -21.95% 5
North East +14 21 £473 +18.13% 4
Wales +11 6 £460 -0.54% 2
Northern Ireland +21 3 £513 +20.59% 3
Yorkshire -37 3 £550 +4.76% 2
East Midlands +45 2 £413 +0.61% 9

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 417 (70.08%) Linux
2 393 (66.05%) Python
3 312 (52.44%) DevOps
4 237 (39.83%) AWS
5 226 (37.98%) Docker
6 219 (36.81%) Terraform
7 207 (34.79%) Ansible
8 194 (32.61%) Jenkins
8 194 (32.61%) Kubernetes
9 182 (30.59%) Java
10 176 (29.58%) Windows
11 165 (27.73%) Git (software)
12 164 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
13 163 (27.39%) PowerShell
14 154 (25.88%) Azure
15 138 (23.19%) Puppet
16 119 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 118 (19.83%) SQL
18 116 (19.50%) Security Cleared
19 115 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
20 112 (18.82%) Unix
21 101 (16.97%) Microsoft
22 98 (16.47%) Configuration Management
23 97 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
24 96 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 95 (15.97%) Oracle
26 88 (14.79%) Perl
26 88 (14.79%) Finance
27 85 (14.29%) Microservices
28 84 (14.12%) DNS

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 47 (7.90%) Confluence
2 33 (5.55%) Apache
3 31 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.36%) nginx
6 17 (2.86%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.02%) JBoss
8 10 (1.68%) Jupyter
9 8 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.67%) Apache Geronimo
12 4 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
12 4 (0.67%) IIS
12 4 (0.67%) Jetty
13 3 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.17%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 237 (39.83%) AWS
2 154 (25.88%) Azure
3 73 (12.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 56 (9.41%) GitHub
5 47 (7.90%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (7.06%) Amazon S3
6 42 (7.06%) PaaS
6 42 (7.06%) Serverless
7 39 (6.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 38 (6.39%) GCP
9 35 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (5.71%) OpenShift
11 29 (4.87%) Amazon EKS
12 25 (4.20%) SaaS
13 21 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
14 20 (3.36%) Route 53
15 17 (2.86%) Coveralls
16 15 (2.52%) Office 365
17 14 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (14.12%) DNS
2 70 (11.76%) Firewall
3 53 (8.91%) HTTP
4 41 (6.89%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.87%) VPN
6 23 (3.87%) Internet
6 23 (3.87%) SNMP
7 22 (3.70%) Network Security
8 20 (3.36%) WAN
9 19 (3.19%) LAN
10 18 (3.03%) SSL
11 17 (2.86%) DHCP
11 17 (2.86%) TACACS
12 12 (2.02%) Kerberos
12 12 (2.02%) OSPF
12 12 (2.02%) SAN
13 11 (1.85%) DMZ
13 11 (1.85%) VLAN
14 10 (1.68%) SSH
15 9 (1.51%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.92%) MySQL
2 54 (9.08%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (7.56%) Big Data
4 44 (7.39%) SQL Server
5 40 (6.72%) Hadoop
5 40 (6.72%) MongoDB
5 40 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 36 (6.05%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.38%) Oracle Database
8 26 (4.37%) RDBMS
9 23 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.69%) Redis
12 15 (2.52%) Apache Hive
12 15 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (2.35%) Apache Accumulo
14 10 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.51%) MariaDB
15 9 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 194 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 165 (27.73%) Git (software)
3 75 (12.61%) JIRA
4 47 (7.90%) Bitbucket
5 46 (7.73%) GitLab
6 33 (5.55%) TeamCity
7 29 (4.87%) JUnit
7 29 (4.87%) Maven
7 29 (4.87%) SonarQube
8 27 (4.54%) Subversion
9 24 (4.03%) Gradle
10 21 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (3.19%) Bitbucket Server
12 16 (2.69%) Vagrant
13 14 (2.35%) CircleCI
14 13 (2.18%) Visual Studio
15 12 (2.02%) ClearCase
15 12 (2.02%) Travis CI
16 10 (1.68%) Selenium
General
1 88 (14.79%) Finance
2 38 (6.39%) Public Sector
3 29 (4.87%) Banking
4 14 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 12 (2.02%) Front Office
6 10 (1.68%) Retail
7 9 (1.51%) Legal
8 7 (1.18%) Electronics
8 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Marketing
12 3 (0.50%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Games
14 1 (0.17%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 182 (30.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (11.26%) Developer
3 65 (10.92%) AWS Engineer
4 59 (9.92%) Cloud Engineer
5 40 (6.72%) Administrator
6 37 (6.22%) Azure Engineer
7 33 (5.55%) AWS DevOps
8 31 (5.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (4.87%) Architect
10 27 (4.54%) Senior DevOps
10 27 (4.54%) Support Engineer
10 27 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 25 (4.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.03%) Consultant
14 23 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
15 22 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
15 22 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
16 20 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.40%) Node.js
2 41 (6.89%) JSON
3 38 (6.39%) RESTful
4 37 (6.22%) REST
5 36 (6.05%) Elastic Stack
6 35 (5.88%) .NET
6 35 (5.88%) Web Services
7 29 (4.87%) HTML
8 25 (4.20%) LDAP
9 23 (3.87%) XML
10 22 (3.70%) CSS
10 22 (3.70%) Kafka
10 22 (3.70%) LAMP
11 20 (3.36%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.36%) Apache NiFi
12 19 (3.19%) SOAP
13 16 (2.69%) SAML
13 16 (2.69%) YAML
14 15 (2.52%) Middleware
15 14 (2.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.93%) Linux Command Line
2 54 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.87%) PKI
4 26 (4.37%) Public Cloud
5 23 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.53%) Cloud Native
7 16 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.18%) Clustering
8 13 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.68%) User Experience
11 8 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.34%) Replication
12 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.84%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 417 (70.08%) Linux
2 176 (29.58%) Windows
3 112 (18.82%) Unix
4 96 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (12.77%) CentOS
6 60 (10.08%) Windows Server
7 23 (3.87%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.02%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (1.51%) Solaris
9 9 (1.51%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.18%) Android
10 7 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.84%) Debian
13 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (52.44%) DevOps
2 164 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 98 (16.47%) Configuration Management
6 85 (14.29%) Microservices
7 79 (13.28%) Test Automation
8 66 (11.09%) Scrum
9 62 (10.42%) Migration
10 50 (8.40%) Open Source
11 44 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (6.05%) ITIL
15 35 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
16 33 (5.55%) Technical Leadership
17 28 (4.71%) Analytics
17 28 (4.71%) Information Security
17 28 (4.71%) Kanban
17 28 (4.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 393 (66.05%) Python
2 182 (30.59%) Java
3 163 (27.39%) PowerShell
4 118 (19.83%) SQL
5 88 (14.79%) Perl
6 80 (13.45%) Ruby
7 77 (12.94%) JavaScript
8 69 (11.60%) Shell Script
9 51 (8.57%) Go
10 39 (6.55%) C#
11 34 (5.71%) Groovy
11 34 (5.71%) PHP
12 30 (5.04%) C
13 23 (3.87%) C++
14 19 (3.19%) PL/SQL
15 18 (3.03%) T-SQL
16 15 (2.52%) C-shell
17 13 (2.18%) Korn
18 11 (1.85%) Scala
19 10 (1.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 116 (19.50%) Security Cleared
2 84 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.89%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.19%) Degree
5 15 (2.52%) CISSP
6 14 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.02%) GIAC
8 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.34%) Master's Degree
11 6 (1.01%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.01%) CCNA
11 6 (1.01%) SANS
12 4 (0.67%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.67%) CCNP
12 4 (0.67%) CEH
13 3 (0.50%) MCSE
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.06%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.50%) AICPA
5 3 (0.50%) COBIT
5 3 (0.50%) NIST
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 226 (37.98%) Docker
2 57 (9.58%) Active Directory
3 36 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.69%) vSphere
6 15 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (2.52%) NFS
7 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.01%) HDFS
8 6 (1.01%) Samba
9 4 (0.67%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.67%) KVM
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.50%) iptables
10 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.34%) BusyBox
11 2 (0.34%) Gluster
11 2 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 219 (36.81%) Terraform
2 207 (34.79%) Ansible
3 194 (32.61%) Kubernetes
4 138 (23.19%) Puppet
5 97 (16.30%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (6.39%) Packer
7 34 (5.71%) Prometheus
8 27 (4.54%) Grafana
9 23 (3.87%) Nagios
10 22 (3.70%) Salt
10 22 (3.70%) ZABBIX
11 19 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (2.18%) Data Guard
13 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (1.68%) Consul
15 9 (1.51%) logstash
15 9 (1.51%) Rancher
15 9 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
17 6 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 101 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 95 (15.97%) Oracle
3 78 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 62 (10.42%) VMware
5 53 (8.91%) Splunk
6 20 (3.36%) IBM
7 19 (3.19%) Sybase
8 18 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 18 (3.03%) Cloudera
9 16 (2.69%) Cisco
10 15 (2.52%) NetApp
11 13 (2.18%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.18%) Google
11 13 (2.18%) Hortonworks
12 12 (2.02%) Dell
12 12 (2.02%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.85%) EMC
14 10 (1.68%) AppDynamics
14 10 (1.68%) Meraki
15 9 (1.51%) Qualys