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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 220 267
Rank change year-on-year +46 +47  
Contract jobs citing Bash Shell 680 596 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 2.89% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 398 307
Median daily rate £468 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £557 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -3.33% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% +135.29%  

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 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 644 £475 +2.70% 226
London +56 415 £500 +5.26% 117
South East +15 92 £425 -9.09% 40
City of London +35 85 £470 +3.86% 30
Yorkshire -3 42 £425 -5.55% 16
Berkshire +31 32 £475 +5.55% 22
Hampshire +24 31 £430 +7.50% 4
Leeds +3 31 £425 - 10
West Yorkshire +2 31 £425 -0.58% 10
South West +9 28 £465 +9.41% 9
West Midlands +39 27 £490 +0.51% 5
East of England +15 21 £413 -13.15% 22
Shropshire - 21 £496 -
Telford - 21 £496 -
Surrey +8 19 £375 -16.66% 6
Scotland +21 18 £425 +25.92% 6
Reading +9 18 £500 +14.28% 14
Hertfordshire +14 17 £409 -13.94% 2
Croydon +14 10 £470 +10.58% 1
South Yorkshire -2 10 £400 -11.11% 3
Sheffield -5 10 £400 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh +21 9 £488 - 4
North West -6 9 £425 - 12
Bristol +13 8 £400 -5.88% 3
Cardiff +23 7 £350 +7.69% 2
South Wales +22 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Wales +14 7 £350 +7.69% 3
Glasgow +7 7 £413 +4.43% 1
Gloucestershire -1 7 £475 +11.76% 2
Hatfield - 7 £409 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1090 (76.87%) Linux
2 920 (64.88%) Python
3 744 (52.47%) DevOps
4 677 (47.74%) Puppet
5 516 (36.39%) Jenkins
6 496 (34.98%) Ansible
7 487 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
8 479 (33.78%) Ruby
9 462 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
10 442 (31.17%) Perl
11 433 (30.54%) Java
12 418 (29.48%) Docker
13 410 (28.91%) Git (software)
14 384 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 348 (24.54%) Configuration Management
16 327 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
17 315 (22.21%) Unix
18 296 (20.87%) Red Hat
19 285 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
20 272 (19.18%) VMware
21 268 (18.90%) CentOS
22 233 (16.43%) Windows
23 221 (15.59%) SQL
24 215 (15.16%) Security Cleared
25 202 (14.25%) Finance
26 197 (13.89%) PowerShell
27 175 (12.34%) Shell Script
28 164 (11.57%) JavaScript
29 163 (11.50%) Terraform
30 161 (11.35%) Apache

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
1 161 (11.35%) Apache
2 149 (10.51%) Tomcat
3 104 (7.33%) Confluence
4 84 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 79 (5.57%) nginx
6 67 (4.72%) JBoss
7 53 (3.74%) Apache Spark
8 51 (3.60%) WebSphere
9 45 (3.17%) OpenStack
10 33 (2.33%) IIS
11 30 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 24 (1.69%) Apache Pig
13 23 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.55%) WebLogic
15 20 (1.41%) Apache Geronimo
15 20 (1.41%) Apache TomEE
15 20 (1.41%) WordPress
16 15 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 15 (1.06%) CMS
17 14 (0.99%) CloudStack
Applications
1 27 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.071%) Exstream
6 1 (0.071%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.071%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 487 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
4 77 (5.43%) Amazon S3
5 73 (5.15%) GitHub
6 64 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 46 (3.24%) IaaS
9 39 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
10 36 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 34 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (2.40%) Route 53
12 25 (1.76%) PaaS
13 22 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
13 22 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 16 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (1.13%) SaaS
16 15 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 141 (9.94%) TCP/IP
2 122 (8.60%) DNS
3 110 (7.76%) Firewall
4 106 (7.48%) HTTP
5 105 (7.40%) LDAP
6 72 (5.08%) SSL
7 65 (4.58%) SAN
8 53 (3.74%) SSH
8 53 (3.74%) VPN
9 44 (3.10%) Internet
10 35 (2.47%) Kerberos
11 27 (1.90%) DHCP
12 25 (1.76%) Wireshark
13 18 (1.27%) AMQP
13 18 (1.27%) Network Security
14 17 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
15 16 (1.13%) ICMP
16 14 (0.99%) NAS
16 14 (0.99%) tcpdump
16 14 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.79%) MySQL
2 140 (9.87%) Hadoop
3 139 (9.80%) Big Data
4 136 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 85 (5.99%) NoSQL
6 82 (5.78%) SQL Server
7 75 (5.29%) Apache Hive
8 74 (5.22%) MongoDB
9 55 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
10 51 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 40 (2.82%) Oracle Database
12 35 (2.47%) Redis
13 34 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (1.97%) HBase
14 28 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 24 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.69%) MariaDB
16 19 (1.34%) DB2
17 17 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (1.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 516 (36.39%) Jenkins
2 410 (28.91%) Git (software)
3 154 (10.86%) Maven
4 143 (10.08%) JIRA
5 82 (5.78%) Vagrant
6 60 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 59 (4.16%) Selenium
8 50 (3.53%) TeamCity
9 49 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 46 (3.24%) Bitbucket
11 45 (3.17%) Subversion
12 38 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 31 (2.19%) GitLab
13 31 (2.19%) Hudson
14 30 (2.12%) JUnit
15 26 (1.83%) Gerrit
16 25 (1.76%) Artifactory
16 25 (1.76%) SonarQube
17 24 (1.69%) Ant
18 21 (1.48%) Mockito
General
1 202 (14.25%) Finance
2 103 (7.26%) Banking
3 34 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.05%) Retail
5 28 (1.97%) Front Office
6 26 (1.83%) Marketing
7 25 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.85%) Games
9 9 (0.63%) Electronics
9 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.56%) Law
11 7 (0.49%) Publishing
12 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Advertising
13 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.14%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) German Language
13 2 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.071%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 506 (35.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 197 (13.89%) Developer
3 153 (10.79%) Administrator
4 151 (10.65%) AWS DevOps
4 151 (10.65%) Linux Engineer
5 138 (9.73%) AWS Engineer
6 108 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
7 98 (6.91%) Linux Administrator
8 95 (6.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 84 (5.92%) Consultant
10 83 (5.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 74 (5.22%) DevOps Consultant
12 68 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 66 (4.65%) Java Developer
14 60 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
15 52 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
16 48 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
17 47 (3.31%) Architect
17 47 (3.31%) Unix Engineer
18 42 (2.96%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (8.46%) Web Services
2 87 (6.14%) LAMP
3 83 (5.85%) REST
4 80 (5.64%) Kafka
5 74 (5.22%) HTML
6 72 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
6 72 (5.08%) JSON
7 65 (4.58%) LAPP Stack
8 60 (4.23%) .NET
9 54 (3.81%) XML
10 53 (3.74%) Spring
11 49 (3.46%) Node.js
12 46 (3.24%) CSS
13 43 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
14 35 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
14 35 (2.47%) SOAP
15 34 (2.40%) J2EE
16 32 (2.26%) Hibernate
17 31 (2.19%) AngularJS
18 30 (2.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.57%) Linux Command Line
3 68 (4.80%) Clustering
4 60 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 52 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 45 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 26 (1.83%) Replication
9 18 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.20%) User Experience
11 15 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.99%) Fintech
13 13 (0.92%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 12 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.78%) Equities
15 11 (0.78%) Smart Meter
16 10 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1090 (76.87%) Linux
2 384 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 315 (22.21%) Unix
4 268 (18.90%) CentOS
5 233 (16.43%) Windows
6 145 (10.23%) Ubuntu
7 73 (5.15%) Solaris
8 60 (4.23%) Windows Server
9 52 (3.67%) AIX
10 41 (2.89%) SUSE
11 36 (2.54%) Debian
12 33 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
13 28 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (1.62%) Android
15 20 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (1.20%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 15 (1.06%) Apple iOS
18 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (52.47%) DevOps
2 462 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (24.54%) Configuration Management
4 327 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (10.37%) Open Source
6 145 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 141 (9.94%) Scrum
8 85 (5.99%) Load Balancing
9 80 (5.64%) Analytics
10 75 (5.29%) E-Commerce
11 71 (5.01%) Migration
12 68 (4.80%) High Availability
12 68 (4.80%) Software Engineering
13 67 (4.72%) Microservices
14 65 (4.58%) ITIL
15 60 (4.23%) Mentoring
16 58 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
17 52 (3.67%) TDD
18 43 (3.03%) Low Latency
19 42 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 920 (64.88%) Python
2 479 (33.78%) Ruby
3 442 (31.17%) Perl
4 433 (30.54%) Java
5 221 (15.59%) SQL
6 197 (13.89%) PowerShell
7 175 (12.34%) Shell Script
8 164 (11.57%) JavaScript
9 91 (6.42%) PHP
10 82 (5.78%) Korn
11 80 (5.64%) C
12 69 (4.87%) C++
13 54 (3.81%) C#
14 46 (3.24%) Scala
15 45 (3.17%) Go
16 31 (2.19%) PL/SQL
17 30 (2.12%) Groovy
18 26 (1.83%) R
19 14 (0.99%) C-shell
20 13 (0.92%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 215 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 153 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.17%) Degree
4 40 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 28 (1.97%) RHCE
6 18 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.92%) RHCSA
8 11 (0.78%) MCSE
8 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.63%) CISSP
11 8 (0.56%) CCNA
11 8 (0.56%) CCNP
12 6 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.35%) ISEB
14 4 (0.28%) MCITP
14 4 (0.28%) MCP
14 4 (0.28%) MCSA
14 4 (0.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.40%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) SLA
3 9 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.21%) SDET
5 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.071%) GCP
5 1 (0.071%) HL7
5 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.071%) PMO
System Software
1 418 (29.48%) Docker
2 161 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (4.87%) Virtual Machines
4 66 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 48 (3.39%) vSphere
6 46 (3.24%) NFS
7 32 (2.26%) Xen
8 30 (2.12%) HDFS
9 24 (1.69%) KVM
9 24 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.55%) VMware ESX
11 16 (1.13%) Hyper-V
11 16 (1.13%) Squid
11 16 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (1.13%) XenServer
12 15 (1.06%) vCloud
13 12 (0.85%) GlusterFS
13 12 (0.85%) iptables
14 11 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 677 (47.74%) Puppet
2 496 (34.98%) Ansible
3 285 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
4 163 (11.50%) Terraform
5 128 (9.03%) Kubernetes
6 102 (7.19%) Nagios
7 66 (4.65%) Salt
8 50 (3.53%) logstash
9 42 (2.96%) HAProxy
9 42 (2.96%) SELinux
10 41 (2.89%) Kibana
11 39 (2.75%) ZABBIX
12 36 (2.54%) Cobbler
13 30 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
14 28 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
15 24 (1.69%) Rancher
16 20 (1.41%) Packer
17 19 (1.34%) Graphite
18 18 (1.27%) SCCM
18 18 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 296 (20.87%) Red Hat
2 272 (19.18%) VMware
3 160 (11.28%) Oracle
4 87 (6.14%) IBM
5 68 (4.80%) Microsoft
6 64 (4.51%) Google
6 64 (4.51%) Splunk
7 55 (3.88%) HP
7 55 (3.88%) SaltStack
8 49 (3.46%) Atlassian
9 37 (2.61%) Veritas
10 33 (2.33%) EMC
11 30 (2.12%) New Relic
12 26 (1.83%) Sun
13 23 (1.62%) NetApp
14 22 (1.55%) Hortonworks
14 22 (1.55%) Rackspace
15 21 (1.48%) Cisco
16 18 (1.27%) AppDynamics
17 16 (1.13%) Cloudera
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