Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 217 287
Rank change year-on-year +40 +70 +32
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1398 1344 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.24% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.15% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 897 641
UK median daily rate £490 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.94% +9.09% -0.24%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £55.00 £48.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.64% +13.20% +38.81%
10th Percentile £39.78 £37.50 £38.50
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.75 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £57.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.17% +43.75% +10.34%

Bash Shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 40199 42636 42444
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.01% 39.19% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27630 29315 28158
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 907 898
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.32%
10th Percentile £16.00 £13.41 £15.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.87 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +5.88%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +35 1300 £500 +11.11% 230
London +17 822 £513 +7.89% 125
UK excluding London +49 550 £425 - 111
South East +22 175 £400 -5.88% 33
North of England +3 135 £441 +3.82% 29
Midlands +84 91 £460 +8.24% 13
West Midlands +84 69 £485 +33.79% 8
Scotland +59 67 £425 +23.19% 6
Yorkshire +28 66 £450 -5.26% 15
North West -3 58 £475 +5.56% 14
East of England +12 38 £450 +12.50% 14
South West -17 32 £426 -3.94% 16
East Midlands +3 25 £363 -14.71% 5
North East +32 19 £500 +52.67%
Wales -1 9 £218 -45.63%
Northern Ireland -44 7 £464 +15.86%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1058 (75.68%) Linux
2 958 (68.53%) Python
3 736 (52.65%) DevOps
4 628 (44.92%) Puppet
5 520 (37.20%) Amazon AWS
6 512 (36.62%) Ansible
7 508 (36.34%) Docker
8 493 (35.26%) Java
9 478 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
10 477 (34.12%) Git (software)
11 470 (33.62%) Jenkins
12 434 (31.04%) Ruby
13 388 (27.75%) Perl
14 377 (26.97%) Configuration Management
15 333 (23.82%) Unix
16 314 (22.46%) Opscode Chef
17 286 (20.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 271 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
19 269 (19.24%) Security Cleared
20 253 (18.10%) Red Hat
21 244 (17.45%) Kubernetes
22 238 (17.02%) CentOS
23 232 (16.60%) VMware
24 230 (16.45%) Windows
25 227 (16.24%) Terraform
26 222 (15.88%) Finance
27 204 (14.59%) SC Cleared
28 202 (14.45%) SQL
29 195 (13.95%) Apache
30 185 (13.23%) Maven

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
1 195 (13.95%) Apache
2 151 (10.80%) Elasticsearch
3 143 (10.23%) Tomcat
4 111 (7.94%) nginx
5 100 (7.15%) Confluence
6 79 (5.65%) JBoss
7 43 (3.08%) OpenStack
8 37 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 30 (2.15%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.86%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.50%) IIS
12 18 (1.29%) iPlanet
13 16 (1.14%) CMS
13 16 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
14 15 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.93%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.79%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.79%) Drupal
16 11 (0.79%) WordPress
17 8 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.50%) Stata
2 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.21%) HipChat
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.072%) Actimize
5 1 (0.072%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 520 (37.20%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (6.51%) Amazon EC2
4 78 (5.58%) Amazon S3
5 73 (5.22%) GitHub
6 70 (5.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 61 (4.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 53 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 40 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
9 40 (2.86%) PaaS
10 39 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (2.79%) IaaS
11 35 (2.50%) OpenShift
12 32 (2.29%) SaaS
13 19 (1.36%) Route 53
14 18 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
15 13 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 170 (12.16%) HTTP
2 164 (11.73%) TCP/IP
3 163 (11.66%) DNS
4 156 (11.16%) Firewall
5 96 (6.87%) SSL
6 74 (5.29%) LDAP
7 57 (4.08%) SAN
8 44 (3.15%) VPN
9 43 (3.08%) SSH
10 39 (2.79%) IPsec
11 38 (2.72%) NAS
11 38 (2.72%) Network Security
12 33 (2.36%) WAN
13 31 (2.22%) HTTPS
14 30 (2.15%) DHCP
15 29 (2.07%) Internet
16 24 (1.72%) OpenVPN
17 21 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
18 20 (1.43%) iSCSI
19 19 (1.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.02%) PostgreSQL
2 162 (11.59%) MySQL
3 151 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 100 (7.15%) Hadoop
5 97 (6.94%) Big Data
5 97 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 96 (6.87%) SQL Server
7 71 (5.08%) NoSQL
8 68 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
10 41 (2.93%) Apache Hive
11 34 (2.43%) Redis
12 30 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (1.72%) DB2
13 24 (1.72%) HBase
14 23 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.79%) Sqoop
17 10 (0.72%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 477 (34.12%) Git (software)
2 470 (33.62%) Jenkins
3 185 (13.23%) Maven
4 167 (11.95%) JIRA
5 116 (8.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 96 (6.87%) Subversion
7 86 (6.15%) Artifactory
8 79 (5.65%) Vagrant
9 64 (4.58%) TeamCity
10 57 (4.08%) Selenium
11 49 (3.51%) JUnit
12 43 (3.08%) Bitbucket
13 42 (3.00%) GitLab
14 37 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (2.65%) SonarQube
15 33 (2.36%) Ant
16 32 (2.29%) Mockito
17 30 (2.15%) Hudson
18 27 (1.93%) Cucumber
19 22 (1.57%) gulp
General
1 222 (15.88%) Finance
2 95 (6.80%) Banking
3 50 (3.58%) Front Office
4 40 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 34 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.65%) Marketing
8 22 (1.57%) Retail
9 20 (1.43%) Games
10 12 (0.86%) Electronics
10 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.50%) Publishing
12 5 (0.36%) Law
12 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Advertising
14 3 (0.21%) Legal
15 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 515 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 186 (13.30%) Developer
3 173 (12.37%) Linux Engineer
4 155 (11.09%) AWS Engineer
5 153 (10.94%) AWS DevOps
6 128 (9.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 125 (8.94%) Administrator
8 111 (7.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 97 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 79 (5.65%) Architect
11 77 (5.51%) Java Developer
12 76 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
13 70 (5.01%) Consultant
14 60 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
15 55 (3.93%) Analyst
16 54 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 53 (3.79%) Senior DevOps
18 51 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
19 47 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 38 (2.72%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (11.66%) Elastic Stack
2 147 (10.52%) Web Services
3 111 (7.94%) Node.js
4 98 (7.01%) HTML
5 72 (5.15%) REST
6 70 (5.01%) .NET
7 66 (4.72%) Kafka
8 65 (4.65%) Spring
9 64 (4.58%) CSS
10 60 (4.29%) JSON
11 56 (4.01%) LAPP Stack
11 56 (4.01%) Sensu
12 55 (3.93%) HTML5
12 55 (3.93%) J2EE
13 54 (3.86%) JMS
14 52 (3.72%) RESTful
14 52 (3.72%) XML
15 46 (3.29%) LAMP
16 45 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
17 42 (3.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 79 (5.65%) Clustering
4 76 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 48 (3.43%) Public Cloud
7 33 (2.36%) Replication
8 31 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.43%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.07%) PKI
15 14 (1.00%) User Experience
16 11 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.79%) Device Driver
16 11 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1058 (75.68%) Linux
2 333 (23.82%) Unix
3 286 (20.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 238 (17.02%) CentOS
5 230 (16.45%) Windows
6 126 (9.01%) Ubuntu
7 73 (5.22%) Solaris
8 51 (3.65%) Windows Server
9 47 (3.36%) SUSE
10 45 (3.22%) AIX
11 37 (2.65%) Debian
12 31 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (1.72%) CoreOS
14 20 (1.43%) HPUX
14 20 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.93%) Android
16 6 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (52.65%) DevOps
2 478 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (26.97%) Configuration Management
4 271 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (9.94%) Scrum
6 137 (9.80%) Load Balancing
7 125 (8.94%) Test Automation
8 120 (8.58%) Open Source
9 119 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 100 (7.15%) Microservices
11 74 (5.29%) Migration
12 71 (5.08%) Software Engineering
13 68 (4.86%) Unit Testing
14 67 (4.79%) Mentoring
15 65 (4.65%) High Availability
16 60 (4.29%) Kanban
17 59 (4.22%) SDLC
18 57 (4.08%) ITIL
19 56 (4.01%) Analytics
20 55 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 958 (68.53%) Python
2 493 (35.26%) Java
3 434 (31.04%) Ruby
4 388 (27.75%) Perl
5 202 (14.45%) SQL
6 175 (12.52%) Shell Script
7 166 (11.87%) PowerShell
8 134 (9.59%) JavaScript
9 124 (8.87%) Korn
10 93 (6.65%) Go
11 87 (6.22%) PHP
12 58 (4.15%) Groovy
13 54 (3.86%) C
14 52 (3.72%) C-shell
15 51 (3.65%) Scala
16 49 (3.51%) C#
17 44 (3.15%) C++
18 17 (1.22%) VB
19 13 (0.93%) R
20 12 (0.86%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 269 (19.24%) Security Cleared
2 204 (14.59%) SC Cleared
3 86 (6.15%) Degree
4 37 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (2.50%) CISSP
6 31 (2.22%) RHCE
7 28 (2.00%) AWS Certification
8 20 (1.43%) CEH
9 19 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.36%) SANS
10 16 (1.14%) RHCSA
11 14 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.93%) CREST Certified
12 13 (0.93%) GIAC
12 13 (0.93%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.86%) CCNA
14 11 (0.79%) CCNP
15 9 (0.64%) RHCA
16 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.86%) QA
2 28 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.50%) SLA
5 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.29%) AS 2805
6 4 (0.29%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.21%) GCP
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.072%) JTAG
9 1 (0.072%) MiFID
9 1 (0.072%) MISRA
9 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 508 (36.34%) Docker
2 120 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (2.93%) Xen
5 40 (2.86%) Active Directory
6 38 (2.72%) KVM
7 37 (2.65%) Hyper-V
8 32 (2.29%) Squid
9 27 (1.93%) vSphere
10 26 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (1.65%) NFS
12 20 (1.43%) vCloud
13 19 (1.36%) Samba
14 18 (1.29%) LXC
14 18 (1.29%) Postfix
15 17 (1.22%) HDFS
16 15 (1.07%) VMware NSX
17 14 (1.00%) GlusterFS
18 13 (0.93%) iptables
19 12 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 628 (44.92%) Puppet
2 512 (36.62%) Ansible
3 314 (22.46%) Opscode Chef
4 244 (17.45%) Kubernetes
5 227 (16.24%) Terraform
6 113 (8.08%) logstash
7 109 (7.80%) Nagios
8 100 (7.15%) Kibana
9 64 (4.58%) Graphite
10 56 (4.01%) ZABBIX
11 52 (3.72%) Grafana
12 51 (3.65%) HAProxy
13 46 (3.29%) Rancher
14 40 (2.86%) Salt
15 37 (2.65%) Packer
16 35 (2.50%) Prometheus
17 33 (2.36%) SELinux
18 28 (2.00%) Rsyslog
19 27 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
19 27 (1.93%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 253 (18.10%) Red Hat
2 232 (16.60%) VMware
3 173 (12.37%) Oracle
4 95 (6.80%) Splunk
5 60 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.15%) Cisco
7 42 (3.00%) HP
8 39 (2.79%) F5
9 38 (2.72%) SaltStack
9 38 (2.72%) Sybase
10 35 (2.50%) IBM
11 30 (2.15%) Sun
11 30 (2.15%) TIBCO
12 29 (2.07%) Currenex
13 24 (1.72%) AppDynamics
14 23 (1.65%) Google
15 22 (1.57%) EMC
16 20 (1.43%) NetApp
16 20 (1.43%) New Relic
17 19 (1.36%) Veritas