Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Bourne shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bourne shell over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Bourne shell
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 870 859
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +12
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 32 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.043% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
UK median daily rate £675 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.86% -20.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £383 £289 £262
90th Percentile £775 £428 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £410 £363
% change year-on-year -6.71% +13.10% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

Bourne 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 42954 41918 43850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.30% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30018 28802 29667
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 874 1054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.37 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.19%

Bourne shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bourne shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bourne shell in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bourne shell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bourne shell in the UK

Bourne shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bourne shell over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bourne shell in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bourne shell in the UK

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Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +45 32 £675 +92.86% 6
London +3 24 £675 +92.86% 2
UK excluding London +32 8 £383 -6.71% 4
South East +12 8 £383 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bourne 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 Bourne shell.

1 24 (75.00%) Korn
2 23 (71.88%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (71.88%) Python
3 20 (62.50%) Perl
3 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) Finance
5 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
6 16 (50.00%) Puppet
6 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (50.00%) Ruby
6 16 (50.00%) Migration
6 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 16 (50.00%) DevOps
7 13 (40.63%) Ansible
7 13 (40.63%) Docker
7 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (40.63%) Kubernetes
7 13 (40.63%) Terraform
7 13 (40.63%) Packer
7 13 (40.63%) Consul
7 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
7 13 (40.63%) Web Services
8 12 (37.50%) Front Office
9 11 (34.38%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
10 10 (31.25%) AWS Certification
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
10 10 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (31.25%) Relational Database

Bourne 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 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (71.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) GCC
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Front Office
3 6 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
1 13 (40.63%) AWS Architect
1 13 (40.63%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (34.38%) AWS DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Web Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.13%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 7 (21.88%) Solaris
6 6 (18.75%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Fedora
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (50.00%) DevOps
2 16 (50.00%) Migration
3 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
4 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
5 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
9 4 (12.50%) Psychology
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL
11 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
11 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.25%) Change Management
11 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.25%) Information Security
11 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Korn
2 23 (71.88%) Python
3 20 (62.50%) Perl
4 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 16 (50.00%) Ruby
6 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) AWK
10 1 (3.13%) C-shell
10 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) AWS Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) OCA
2 5 (15.63%) OCP
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (15.63%) RHCE
2 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) GlusterFS
2 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (40.63%) Ansible
2 13 (40.63%) Consul
2 13 (40.63%) Kubernetes
2 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (40.63%) Packer
2 13 (40.63%) Terraform
3 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (15.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (9.38%) Icinga
5 3 (9.38%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Rackspace
3 6 (18.75%) EMC
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Sun
3 6 (18.75%) Veritas
4 5 (15.63%) Brocade
4 5 (15.63%) StorageTek
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.25%) Netezza
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) IBM