Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 173 230
Rank change year-on-year +19 +57 +32
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,702 1,458 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.52% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 3.73% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,255 1,035 828
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £325
90th Percentile £638 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.04% +14.62%
10th Percentile £32.35 £23.75 £35.76
90th Percentile £73.00 £45.50 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year - -6.04% -6.88%

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 42,344 39,052 41,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.73% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,753 26,878 28,284
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 769 867 1,049
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £16.84 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +28 1,615 £500 +5.26% 555
London -15 981 £525 +5.00% 277
UK excluding London +72 705 £475 +11.76% 305
North of England +92 253 £483 +14.20% 74
South East -6 180 £500 +14.94% 73
North West +59 119 £500 +17.65% 40
Yorkshire +33 114 £500 +16.28% 33
Midlands +77 91 £500 +8.11% 42
South West +10 70 £450 -4.26% 33
Scotland -2 57 £456 +14.06% 16
East Midlands +44 46 £425 +30.77% 28
East of England -11 41 £425 +13.33% 56
West Midlands +20 36 £525 +10.53% 14
North East +81 27 £592 +107.54% 1
Wales +14 14 £381 +17.31% 6
Northern Ireland -11 4 £600 +45.45% 5

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,280 (75.21%) Python
2 1,210 (71.09%) Linux
3 1,020 (59.93%) DevOps
4 769 (45.18%) Ansible
5 662 (38.90%) Jenkins
6 661 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
7 659 (38.72%) Docker
8 598 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 595 (34.96%) Puppet
10 578 (33.96%) Git (software)
11 568 (33.37%) Ruby
12 541 (31.79%) Java
13 480 (28.20%) Configuration Management
14 440 (25.85%) Opscode Chef
15 405 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
16 395 (23.21%) Unix
17 375 (22.03%) Perl
18 344 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 333 (19.57%) Terraform
20 313 (18.39%) Kubernetes
21 299 (17.57%) Windows
21 299 (17.57%) Red Hat
22 287 (16.86%) Finance
23 285 (16.75%) CentOS
24 268 (15.75%) JIRA
25 265 (15.57%) SQL
26 243 (14.28%) Web Services
27 241 (14.16%) PowerShell
28 213 (12.51%) Banking
29 206 (12.10%) Splunk

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
1 181 (10.63%) Apache
2 180 (10.58%) Confluence
3 153 (8.99%) nginx
4 136 (7.99%) Elasticsearch
5 128 (7.52%) Tomcat
6 71 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 59 (3.47%) JBoss
8 53 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 46 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 44 (2.59%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.94%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.47%) Jetty
13 24 (1.41%) Mule ESB
14 23 (1.35%) Apache Solr
15 20 (1.18%) Mule
16 18 (1.06%) IIS
17 16 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 13 (0.76%) CloudStack
20 11 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (1.06%) HipChat
2 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.29%) SPSS
5 4 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (0.24%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Weka
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.71%) Magento
3 4 (0.24%) Endur
3 4 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.059%) Eikon
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.059%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.059%) RMDS
5 1 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 661 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (6.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 108 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
5 103 (6.05%) Amazon S3
6 99 (5.82%) GitHub
7 90 (5.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 79 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
8 79 (4.64%) Serverless
9 77 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 70 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 60 (3.53%) PaaS
11 60 (3.53%) Route 53
12 47 (2.76%) Slack
13 46 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (2.29%) CloudFront
15 33 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
15 33 (1.94%) IaaS
16 23 (1.35%) Akamai
17 21 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (9.93%) TCP/IP
2 147 (8.64%) Firewall
3 142 (8.34%) DNS
4 104 (6.11%) HTTP
5 73 (4.29%) SSL
6 59 (3.47%) Internet
7 58 (3.41%) SAN
8 53 (3.11%) DHCP
9 38 (2.23%) WAN
10 31 (1.82%) LAN
11 30 (1.76%) VPN
12 28 (1.65%) SSH
13 25 (1.47%) VLAN
14 21 (1.23%) Network Security
15 20 (1.18%) NAS
16 19 (1.12%) DSL
17 16 (0.94%) FTP
18 15 (0.88%) Kerberos
18 15 (0.88%) MPLS
18 15 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (11.22%) MySQL
2 176 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 168 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
4 130 (7.64%) Hadoop
5 125 (7.34%) Relational Database
6 122 (7.17%) NoSQL
7 110 (6.46%) Big Data
7 110 (6.46%) SQL Server
8 86 (5.05%) Amazon RDS
9 76 (4.47%) RDBMS
10 54 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (3.00%) Redis
12 40 (2.35%) HBase
13 39 (2.29%) Apache Hive
13 39 (2.29%) DB2
14 38 (2.23%) Impala
15 37 (2.17%) Oracle Database
16 28 (1.65%) Blockchain
17 27 (1.59%) Data Lake
18 26 (1.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 662 (38.90%) Jenkins
2 578 (33.96%) Git (software)
3 268 (15.75%) JIRA
4 156 (9.17%) Maven
5 146 (8.58%) TeamCity
6 131 (7.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 85 (4.99%) SonarQube
8 64 (3.76%) Subversion
9 59 (3.47%) Artifactory
10 57 (3.35%) Bitbucket
11 56 (3.29%) Selenium
12 49 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 44 (2.59%) Vagrant
14 41 (2.41%) Gerrit
15 38 (2.23%) Cucumber
16 35 (2.06%) Gradle
17 34 (2.00%) JUnit
18 33 (1.94%) Ant
19 32 (1.88%) git-flow
20 27 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 287 (16.86%) Finance
2 213 (12.51%) Banking
3 46 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 43 (2.53%) Games
5 31 (1.82%) Front Office
6 28 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 15 (0.88%) Retail
9 14 (0.82%) Publishing
10 11 (0.65%) Back Office
10 11 (0.65%) Marketing
11 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.47%) Billing
13 8 (0.47%) Electronics
14 7 (0.41%) Law
14 7 (0.41%) Legal
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
15 4 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 793 (46.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 219 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
3 205 (12.04%) Linux Engineer
4 195 (11.46%) AWS DevOps
5 189 (11.10%) Developer
6 183 (10.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 134 (7.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 122 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 108 (6.35%) Senior DevOps
10 99 (5.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 81 (4.76%) Administrator
12 79 (4.64%) Analyst
13 74 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 70 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 70 (4.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 61 (3.58%) Consultant
16 58 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
17 55 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
18 52 (3.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 50 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (14.28%) Web Services
2 158 (9.28%) Elastic Stack
3 155 (9.11%) Node.js
4 92 (5.41%) RESTful
5 88 (5.17%) Kafka
6 83 (4.88%) Spring
7 79 (4.64%) REST
8 68 (4.00%) LAMP
9 59 (3.47%) XML
10 58 (3.41%) HTML
11 54 (3.17%) JSON
11 54 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
12 49 (2.88%) SOAP
13 48 (2.82%) .NET
14 47 (2.76%) LDAP
15 45 (2.64%) ActiveMQ
16 42 (2.47%) AngularJS
17 40 (2.35%) JMS
18 39 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
19 38 (2.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 82 (4.82%) Clustering
4 74 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 51 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 44 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.53%) iPad
8 41 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.41%) Replication
9 33 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 33 (1.94%) Fintech
10 24 (1.41%) Device Driver
10 24 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 23 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.29%) Cloud Native
13 16 (0.94%) Derivative
14 15 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
15 14 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,210 (71.09%) Linux
2 395 (23.21%) Unix
3 344 (20.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 299 (17.57%) Windows
5 285 (16.75%) CentOS
6 112 (6.58%) Ubuntu
7 63 (3.70%) Solaris
8 57 (3.35%) Windows Server
9 32 (1.88%) AIX
10 31 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (1.65%) CoreOS
11 28 (1.65%) Debian
12 22 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (1.23%) SUSE
14 20 (1.18%) Windows 7
15 19 (1.12%) Windows 10
16 18 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (0.65%) Android
18 10 (0.59%) HPUX
18 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,020 (59.93%) DevOps
2 598 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (28.20%) Configuration Management
4 405 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
5 197 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 185 (10.87%) Scrum
7 169 (9.93%) Open Source
8 167 (9.81%) Test Automation
9 150 (8.81%) Microservices
10 114 (6.70%) E-Commerce
11 106 (6.23%) TDD
12 94 (5.52%) Load Balancing
13 89 (5.23%) Mentoring
14 88 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 78 (4.58%) User Stories
16 76 (4.47%) Migration
17 72 (4.23%) ITIL
18 68 (4.00%) Kanban
19 64 (3.76%) Analytics
20 62 (3.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,280 (75.21%) Python
2 568 (33.37%) Ruby
3 541 (31.79%) Java
4 375 (22.03%) Perl
5 265 (15.57%) SQL
6 241 (14.16%) PowerShell
7 195 (11.46%) Groovy
8 181 (10.63%) JavaScript
9 153 (8.99%) Shell Script
10 145 (8.52%) PHP
11 103 (6.05%) Go
12 100 (5.88%) Scala
13 88 (5.17%) Korn
14 85 (4.99%) C#
15 69 (4.05%) C++
16 34 (2.00%) C
17 19 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.00%) Kotlin
19 16 (0.94%) XPath
20 15 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 203 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 143 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 61 (3.58%) Degree
4 37 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 21 (1.23%) CISSP
6 19 (1.12%) RHCE
7 17 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.82%) CISM
9 12 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (0.53%) CCSP
12 8 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.41%) CCNA
14 5 (0.29%) CEH
14 5 (0.29%) CREST Certified
15 4 (0.24%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.24%) RHCT
15 4 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.17%) QA
2 29 (1.70%) GCP
3 19 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.71%) MiFID
4 12 (0.71%) SLA
5 11 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.29%) EMIR
7 4 (0.24%) GDPR
8 3 (0.18%) AS 2805
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.18%) TickIT
9 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.059%) BS7666
10 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.059%) MISRA
10 1 (0.059%) MISRA C
System Software
1 659 (38.72%) Docker
2 94 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 46 (2.70%) HDFS
5 43 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 34 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.88%) Apache Flume
9 25 (1.47%) Samba
10 23 (1.35%) Xen
11 22 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 20 (1.18%) vCloud
12 20 (1.18%) vSphere
13 19 (1.12%) NFS
13 19 (1.12%) Postfix
14 17 (1.00%) KVM
15 15 (0.88%) Firmware
15 15 (0.88%) Squid
16 14 (0.82%) VMware NSX
17 10 (0.59%) etcd
Systems Management
1 769 (45.18%) Ansible
2 595 (34.96%) Puppet
3 440 (25.85%) Opscode Chef
4 333 (19.57%) Terraform
5 313 (18.39%) Kubernetes
6 114 (6.70%) Kibana
7 108 (6.35%) logstash
8 102 (5.99%) Nagios
9 87 (5.11%) Grafana
10 56 (3.29%) ZABBIX
11 52 (3.06%) Packer
12 50 (2.94%) HAProxy
13 48 (2.82%) Prometheus
14 42 (2.47%) Icinga
15 38 (2.23%) Mesos
16 34 (2.00%) Salt
17 33 (1.94%) Rancher
18 32 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
19 28 (1.65%) Consul
19 28 (1.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 299 (17.57%) Red Hat
2 206 (12.10%) Splunk
3 181 (10.63%) Oracle
4 170 (9.99%) VMware
5 94 (5.52%) Atlassian
6 74 (4.35%) Google
7 61 (3.58%) Microsoft
8 48 (2.82%) Cisco
9 47 (2.76%) IBM
9 47 (2.76%) SaltStack
10 43 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 42 (2.47%) New Relic
12 37 (2.17%) Cloudera
12 37 (2.17%) Hortonworks
13 32 (1.88%) ServiceNow
14 27 (1.59%) HP
15 25 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (1.47%) SolarWinds
16 24 (1.41%) MapR
17 22 (1.29%) Symantec