Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 167 158
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 520 1,418 1,774
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.61% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.82% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 928 1,223
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £350 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +3.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -5.03%

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 12,473 37,133 45,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.34% 42.21% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,229 25,689 32,171
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 680 715
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +5.95% +3.83%
10th Percentile £13.75 £20.19 £16.41
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.05 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.76% +4.35%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +22 460 £500 - 264
London +18 238 £508 -7.59% 101
UK excluding London +37 233 £475 +5.56% 182
Work from Home -13 84 £500 +5.26% 40
North of England +29 76 £490 +8.89% 46
South East +64 55 £478 +0.53% 36
North West +38 52 £524 +19.77% 26
South West +52 36 £550 +20.88% 34
Midlands +76 22 £405 -4.14% 26
Scotland +18 20 £451 -9.75% 11
West Midlands +71 18 £550 +29.41% 16
East of England +63 18 £293 -26.88% 20
North East +20 14 £473 -4.55% 4
Yorkshire +22 10 £265 -41.11% 16
East Midlands +54 4 £405 -3.57% 10
Wales +22 4 £346 -23.06% 7
Northern Ireland +5 2 £513 -10.87% 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 359 (69.04%) Python
2 319 (61.35%) Linux
3 289 (55.58%) DevOps
4 238 (45.77%) AWS
5 208 (40.00%) Kubernetes
6 207 (39.81%) Terraform
7 195 (37.50%) Ansible
7 195 (37.50%) Docker
8 192 (36.92%) Jenkins
9 174 (33.46%) Java
10 148 (28.46%) Azure
11 132 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
12 131 (25.19%) Git (software)
13 128 (24.62%) Puppet
14 127 (24.42%) Security Cleared
15 125 (24.04%) Infrastructure as Code
16 115 (22.12%) PowerShell
17 104 (20.00%) Windows
18 101 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 98 (18.85%) SC Cleared
20 91 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
21 89 (17.12%) Oracle
22 86 (16.54%) Configuration Management
23 84 (16.15%) Perl
24 81 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
25 80 (15.38%) Microservices
26 79 (15.19%) AWS CloudFormation
27 78 (15.00%) SQL
27 78 (15.00%) Shell Script
28 77 (14.81%) Unix

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 43 (8.27%) Tomcat
2 38 (7.31%) Confluence
3 20 (3.85%) Apache
4 19 (3.65%) JBoss
5 18 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (2.50%) Apache Geronimo
8 13 (2.50%) Apache TomEE
9 12 (2.31%) nginx
10 11 (2.12%) Jupyter
11 9 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.35%) IIS
12 7 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.15%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.96%) Jetty
14 5 (0.96%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.96%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (45.77%) AWS
2 148 (28.46%) Azure
3 79 (15.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 56 (10.77%) GitHub
5 50 (9.62%) Serverless
6 47 (9.04%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (8.46%) Amazon S3
8 42 (8.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 41 (7.88%) Amazon EKS
9 41 (7.88%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (7.12%) OpenShift
11 31 (5.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 28 (5.38%) GCP
12 28 (5.38%) PaaS
13 25 (4.81%) Amazon ECS
13 25 (4.81%) Datadog
14 21 (4.04%) SaaS
15 18 (3.46%) Route 53
16 16 (3.08%) Coveralls
17 14 (2.69%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.69%) Firewall
2 55 (10.58%) DNS
3 28 (5.38%) HTTP
4 27 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 26 (5.00%) SNMP
6 24 (4.62%) VPN
7 22 (4.23%) SSH
8 18 (3.46%) VLAN
9 16 (3.08%) Internet
9 16 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
10 14 (2.69%) LAN
11 13 (2.50%) Network Security
12 12 (2.31%) WAN
13 10 (1.92%) DHCP
13 10 (1.92%) OSPF
13 10 (1.92%) TACACS
14 9 (1.73%) Kerberos
15 8 (1.54%) DMZ
16 7 (1.35%) FTP
17 6 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.88%) MySQL
2 44 (8.46%) Big Data
3 43 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (8.08%) Hadoop
5 38 (7.31%) SQL Server
6 37 (7.12%) Oracle Database
7 31 (5.96%) NoSQL
8 30 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 25 (4.81%) MongoDB
11 21 (4.04%) RDBMS
12 20 (3.85%) Apache Hive
13 17 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (2.88%) MariaDB
15 13 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (2.31%) Apache Accumulo
17 10 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 192 (36.92%) Jenkins
2 131 (25.19%) Git (software)
3 68 (13.08%) JIRA
4 67 (12.88%) GitLab
5 44 (8.46%) TeamCity
6 40 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 39 (7.50%) Gradle
8 36 (6.92%) Maven
9 25 (4.81%) SonarQube
10 22 (4.23%) JUnit
10 22 (4.23%) Vagrant
11 21 (4.04%) Artifactory
12 20 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (3.65%) Subversion
14 18 (3.46%) Bitbucket Server
15 15 (2.88%) ClearCase
15 15 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (2.50%) Selenium
17 11 (2.12%) Ant
17 11 (2.12%) Terragrunt
General
1 66 (12.69%) Finance
2 35 (6.73%) Public Sector
3 28 (5.38%) Banking
4 21 (4.04%) Front Office
5 12 (2.31%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.12%) Electronics
7 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.15%) Retail
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (33.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 57 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
4 52 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 51 (9.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 48 (9.23%) Developer
7 35 (6.73%) Azure Engineer
8 34 (6.54%) Administrator
9 27 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 25 (4.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.42%) Applications Engineer
11 23 (4.42%) Applications Support
12 22 (4.23%) Architect
13 21 (4.04%) Applications Support Engineer
14 20 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
15 19 (3.65%) Operations Engineer
16 18 (3.46%) Consultant
16 18 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.35%) REST
2 42 (8.08%) Node.js
3 38 (7.31%) Web Services
4 32 (6.15%) Elastic Stack
5 31 (5.96%) HTML
6 28 (5.38%) JSON
6 28 (5.38%) Kafka
6 28 (5.38%) YAML
7 26 (5.00%) .NET
7 26 (5.00%) SOAP
8 25 (4.81%) LAMP
9 24 (4.62%) RESTful
10 16 (3.08%) CSS
10 16 (3.08%) LDAP
10 16 (3.08%) Sensu
10 16 (3.08%) Swagger
11 14 (2.69%) gRPC
11 14 (2.69%) XML
12 13 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
12 13 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.23%) Linux Command Line
2 37 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.04%) PKI
4 19 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.50%) Derivative
8 13 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.50%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.73%) Clustering
10 8 (1.54%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.54%) Equities
10 8 (1.54%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.54%) User Experience
11 6 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.96%) Replication
12 5 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 319 (61.35%) Linux
2 104 (20.00%) Windows
3 101 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 77 (14.81%) Unix
5 70 (13.46%) CentOS
6 29 (5.58%) Windows Server
7 21 (4.04%) Ubuntu
8 16 (3.08%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (2.88%) Debian
10 14 (2.69%) Solaris
10 14 (2.69%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.50%) Android
11 13 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.38%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.38%) VMS
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (55.58%) DevOps
2 132 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (24.04%) Infrastructure as Code
4 86 (16.54%) Configuration Management
5 81 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (15.38%) Microservices
7 70 (13.46%) Scrum
8 69 (13.27%) Test Automation
9 39 (7.50%) Analytics
10 38 (7.31%) Migration
11 37 (7.12%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.92%) Deployment Automation
13 35 (6.73%) Open Source
14 32 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (5.77%) Information Security
16 29 (5.58%) Kanban
16 29 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
17 28 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (5.19%) Incident Management
18 27 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 359 (69.04%) Python
2 174 (33.46%) Java
3 115 (22.12%) PowerShell
4 84 (16.15%) Perl
5 78 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 78 (15.00%) SQL
6 77 (14.81%) Ruby
7 53 (10.19%) JavaScript
8 49 (9.42%) C#
9 37 (7.12%) Go
10 28 (5.38%) C++
11 22 (4.23%) C
11 22 (4.23%) Groovy
12 20 (3.85%) PHP
13 19 (3.65%) Scala
14 14 (2.69%) C-shell
14 14 (2.69%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.50%) Kotlin
15 13 (2.50%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 127 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 98 (18.85%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.92%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.65%) Degree
5 11 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.12%) CISSP
6 10 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.73%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.73%) GIAC
8 8 (1.54%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.35%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.58%) CCNA
11 3 (0.58%) CCSA
11 3 (0.58%) CEH
11 3 (0.58%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.38%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.15%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) NIST
5 2 (0.38%) AICPA
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 195 (37.50%) Docker
2 57 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (2.88%) vSphere
6 11 (2.12%) NFS
7 4 (0.77%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.77%) Samba
8 3 (0.58%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 3 (0.58%) iptables
8 3 (0.58%) LXC
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) Gluster
9 2 (0.38%) KVM
9 2 (0.38%) Varnish
9 2 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 208 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 207 (39.81%) Terraform
3 195 (37.50%) Ansible
4 128 (24.62%) Puppet
5 91 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (8.08%) Grafana
6 42 (8.08%) Prometheus
7 41 (7.88%) Packer
8 28 (5.38%) Nagios
9 20 (3.85%) ZABBIX
10 17 (3.27%) Kibana
11 14 (2.69%) Rundeck
12 12 (2.31%) Consul
12 12 (2.31%) Data Guard
13 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (1.54%) logstash
14 8 (1.54%) Salt
14 8 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (0.96%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 89 (17.12%) Oracle
2 75 (14.42%) Splunk
3 64 (12.31%) Red Hat
4 44 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 40 (7.69%) VMware
6 29 (5.58%) Atlassian
7 27 (5.19%) Cloudera
8 24 (4.62%) IBM
9 19 (3.65%) Dell
9 19 (3.65%) SaltStack
10 17 (3.27%) CheckPoint
10 17 (3.27%) Sybase
11 16 (3.08%) Hortonworks
12 15 (2.88%) EMC
13 13 (2.50%) Google
14 10 (1.92%) AppDynamics
14 10 (1.92%) Cisco
14 10 (1.92%) SAP
15 9 (1.73%) Meraki
16 7 (1.35%) NetApp