Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 179 206
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 +67
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 1,856 1,323 1,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.84% 1.47% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 3.55% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 917 866
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £328 £316
90th Percentile £638 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 10
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -23.64% +5.42%
10th Percentile £20.25 £24.25 £35.76
90th Percentile £73.75 £48.75 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.54 £41.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -14.36% -24.55% +26.19%

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 43,320 37,219 40,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.04% 41.31% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,274 25,531 27,694
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 808 956
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.47% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.70 £16.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.45 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% +10.00%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +36 1,756 £500 +5.26% 559
London -3 1,019 £525 +5.00% 285
UK excluding London +75 823 £460 +5.75% 300
North of England +90 274 £450 +4.65% 93
South East +30 236 £475 +9.20% 69
North West +58 119 £500 +17.65% 45
Midlands +39 105 £450 -2.44% 28
Yorkshire +20 104 £450 +2.86% 41
South West +23 66 £450 -1.64% 34
East Midlands +54 61 £425 +21.43% 11
East of England +22 54 £425 +4.94% 50
North East +58 53 £368 -22.63% 7
Scotland -45 45 £475 +11.76% 17
West Midlands -35 40 £513 +10.81% 17
Northern Ireland +22 23 £438 +6.06% 4
Wales +5 22 £513 +135.63% 5

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,396 (75.22%) Python
2 1,331 (71.71%) Linux
3 1,120 (60.34%) DevOps
4 835 (44.99%) Ansible
5 777 (41.86%) Docker
6 746 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
7 745 (40.14%) Jenkins
8 680 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
9 645 (34.75%) Puppet
10 644 (34.70%) Git (software)
11 578 (31.14%) Ruby
12 541 (29.15%) Java
13 494 (26.62%) Configuration Management
14 451 (24.30%) Kubernetes
15 437 (23.55%) Perl
16 425 (22.90%) Unix
17 418 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
17 418 (22.52%) Terraform
18 402 (21.66%) Opscode Chef
19 329 (17.73%) Finance
20 321 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 308 (16.59%) Windows
22 297 (16.00%) Red Hat
23 284 (15.30%) SQL
24 265 (14.28%) PowerShell
25 263 (14.17%) CentOS
26 255 (13.74%) JIRA
27 243 (13.09%) MySQL
28 237 (12.77%) JavaScript
29 234 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 193 (10.40%) Apache
2 185 (9.97%) nginx
3 172 (9.27%) Confluence
4 147 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
5 126 (6.79%) Tomcat
6 98 (5.28%) Apache Spark
7 70 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 48 (2.59%) OpenStack
9 47 (2.53%) JBoss
10 39 (2.10%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.45%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.35%) Jetty
13 24 (1.29%) Mule ESB
14 21 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 21 (1.13%) Mule
15 16 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.70%) CMS
17 12 (0.65%) IIS
17 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (1.08%) HipChat
2 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.27%) Vectorworks
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.43%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.43%) Magento
3 7 (0.38%) Endur
4 5 (0.27%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) RMDS
7 1 (0.054%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.054%) Eikon
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.054%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 746 (40.19%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (9.27%) GitHub
4 131 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 131 (7.06%) Serverless
5 129 (6.95%) AWS Lambda
6 124 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
7 108 (5.82%) Amazon S3
7 108 (5.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 92 (4.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 81 (4.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 73 (3.93%) PaaS
10 73 (3.93%) Route 53
11 67 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
12 56 (3.02%) CloudFront
13 39 (2.10%) Datadog
14 36 (1.94%) IaaS
14 36 (1.94%) npm
15 33 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
16 27 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 149 (8.03%) TCP/IP
2 144 (7.76%) Firewall
3 138 (7.44%) DNS
4 88 (4.74%) HTTP
5 83 (4.47%) SSL
6 75 (4.04%) Internet
7 53 (2.86%) SSH
8 40 (2.16%) VPN
9 31 (1.67%) SAN
10 30 (1.62%) Kerberos
11 28 (1.51%) DHCP
11 28 (1.51%) FTP
12 24 (1.29%) WAN
13 19 (1.02%) DSL
14 18 (0.97%) LAN
14 18 (0.97%) SMTP
15 17 (0.92%) VLAN
16 16 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
17 15 (0.81%) MPLS
18 14 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (13.09%) MySQL
2 222 (11.96%) PostgreSQL
3 221 (11.91%) MongoDB
4 161 (8.67%) Big Data
5 158 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 146 (7.87%) NoSQL
7 123 (6.63%) SQL Server
8 113 (6.09%) Relational Database
9 77 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 64 (3.45%) RDBMS
12 54 (2.91%) HBase
13 52 (2.80%) Apache Hive
14 45 (2.42%) Impala
15 44 (2.37%) Redis
16 41 (2.21%) DB2
17 39 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (1.83%) Blockchain
19 33 (1.78%) Data Lake
20 30 (1.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 745 (40.14%) Jenkins
2 644 (34.70%) Git (software)
3 255 (13.74%) JIRA
4 157 (8.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 135 (7.27%) Maven
6 115 (6.20%) Artifactory
7 99 (5.33%) TeamCity
8 84 (4.53%) SonarQube
9 76 (4.09%) GitLab
10 70 (3.77%) Subversion
11 64 (3.45%) Vagrant
12 61 (3.29%) Gerrit
13 58 (3.13%) Bitbucket
14 56 (3.02%) Selenium
15 53 (2.86%) Gradle
16 51 (2.75%) Ant
17 37 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 37 (1.99%) JUnit
18 28 (1.51%) Cucumber
19 20 (1.08%) gulp
General
1 329 (17.73%) Finance
2 188 (10.13%) Banking
3 49 (2.64%) Games
4 46 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 35 (1.89%) Front Office
6 33 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 30 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.40%) Marketing
9 25 (1.35%) Back Office
10 20 (1.08%) Retail
11 15 (0.81%) Electronics
11 15 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.75%) Legal
13 10 (0.54%) Automotive
14 9 (0.48%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.38%) Law
15 7 (0.38%) Publishing
16 6 (0.32%) Advertising
16 6 (0.32%) French Language
17 4 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 852 (45.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 275 (14.82%) Developer
3 240 (12.93%) AWS Engineer
4 219 (11.80%) AWS DevOps
5 201 (10.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 147 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
7 134 (7.22%) Senior DevOps
8 125 (6.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 117 (6.30%) Administrator
10 105 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 103 (5.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 91 (4.90%) Java Developer
13 89 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 84 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
15 79 (4.26%) Analyst
16 77 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
17 74 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
18 70 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 68 (3.66%) Consultant
20 58 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (11.31%) Node.js
2 199 (10.72%) Web Services
3 195 (10.51%) Elastic Stack
4 129 (6.95%) Kafka
5 115 (6.20%) RESTful
6 97 (5.23%) Spring
7 96 (5.17%) XML
8 86 (4.63%) REST
9 82 (4.42%) LEMP Stack
10 76 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 74 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
12 72 (3.88%) HTML
12 72 (3.88%) JSON
13 67 (3.61%) LAMP
14 65 (3.50%) ActiveMQ
15 63 (3.39%) SOAP
16 56 (3.02%) React
17 52 (2.80%) Sensu
18 48 (2.59%) JMS
19 43 (2.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.38%) Linux Command Line
2 108 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.26%) iPad
4 66 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (3.45%) Clustering
5 64 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 55 (2.96%) Fintech
7 50 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 45 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 45 (2.42%) Replication
9 36 (1.94%) Cloud Native
10 34 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (1.67%) Device Driver
11 31 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.08%) Fixed Income
14 18 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 18 (0.97%) User Experience
15 17 (0.92%) Private Cloud
16 16 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,331 (71.71%) Linux
2 425 (22.90%) Unix
3 321 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 308 (16.59%) Windows
5 263 (14.17%) CentOS
6 138 (7.44%) Ubuntu
7 63 (3.39%) Solaris
8 39 (2.10%) Windows Server
9 36 (1.94%) CoreOS
10 33 (1.78%) Debian
11 30 (1.62%) AIX
12 24 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (1.02%) SUSE
14 17 (0.92%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.86%) HPUX
15 16 (0.86%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.75%) Android
16 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,120 (60.34%) DevOps
2 680 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 494 (26.62%) Configuration Management
4 418 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
5 223 (12.02%) Open Source
6 193 (10.40%) Test Automation
7 190 (10.24%) Scrum
8 181 (9.75%) Deployment Automation
9 176 (9.48%) Microservices
10 171 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 157 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
12 155 (8.35%) TDD
13 132 (7.11%) E-Commerce
14 128 (6.90%) Migration
15 105 (5.66%) Load Balancing
16 93 (5.01%) BDD
16 93 (5.01%) Software Engineering
17 92 (4.96%) High Availability
18 86 (4.63%) Analytics
19 70 (3.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,396 (75.22%) Python
2 578 (31.14%) Ruby
3 541 (29.15%) Java
4 437 (23.55%) Perl
5 284 (15.30%) SQL
6 265 (14.28%) PowerShell
7 237 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 193 (10.40%) Groovy
9 187 (10.08%) Shell Script
10 115 (6.20%) PHP
11 108 (5.82%) C++
12 105 (5.66%) Scala
13 96 (5.17%) Go
14 90 (4.85%) Korn
15 66 (3.56%) C
15 66 (3.56%) C#
16 55 (2.96%) Java 8
17 31 (1.67%) TypeScript
18 25 (1.35%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 230 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 190 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 90 (4.85%) Degree
4 52 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 31 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.02%) RHCE
9 16 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.59%) CISSP
11 8 (0.43%) CISM
12 7 (0.38%) CCNA
12 7 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
12 7 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.27%) CCNP
13 5 (0.27%) ISEB
13 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.27%) PMP
13 5 (0.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.77%) GCP
2 48 (2.59%) QA
3 11 (0.59%) MiFID
4 10 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.32%) SLA
8 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.27%) EMIR
8 5 (0.27%) GDPR
8 5 (0.27%) TickIT
9 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.054%) BS7666
10 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.054%) MISRA
10 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.054%) NIST 800
System Software
1 777 (41.86%) Docker
2 85 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.29%) HDFS
4 55 (2.96%) Active Directory
5 50 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 26 (1.40%) vSphere
7 26 (1.40%) Xen
8 24 (1.29%) Apache Flume
8 24 (1.29%) NFS
9 20 (1.08%) etcd
10 19 (1.02%) flannel
11 18 (0.97%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.75%) KVM
13 14 (0.75%) LXC
13 14 (0.75%) vCloud
14 13 (0.70%) Firmware
15 12 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (0.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 835 (44.99%) Ansible
2 645 (34.75%) Puppet
3 451 (24.30%) Kubernetes
4 418 (22.52%) Terraform
5 402 (21.66%) Opscode Chef
6 126 (6.79%) Nagios
7 119 (6.41%) logstash
8 108 (5.82%) Kibana
9 105 (5.66%) Grafana
10 91 (4.90%) Packer
11 80 (4.31%) HAProxy
12 61 (3.29%) Prometheus
12 61 (3.29%) Salt
13 58 (3.13%) Mesos
14 52 (2.80%) Consul
15 41 (2.21%) ZABBIX
16 40 (2.16%) Rancher
17 38 (2.05%) Icinga
18 33 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
18 33 (1.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 297 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 183 (9.86%) Splunk
3 179 (9.64%) Oracle
4 135 (7.27%) VMware
5 125 (6.73%) Google
6 112 (6.03%) Atlassian
7 85 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 74 (3.99%) Hortonworks
9 72 (3.88%) SaltStack
10 71 (3.83%) New Relic
11 70 (3.77%) IBM
12 66 (3.56%) Cloudera
13 58 (3.13%) AppDynamics
14 37 (1.99%) Talend
15 30 (1.62%) ServiceNow
16 28 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (1.45%) Cisco
18 24 (1.29%) HP
19 23 (1.24%) MapR
20 20 (1.08%) Percona