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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 611 631
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20  
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 8 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.074% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.19% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £383 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +4.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £378 £363
% change year-on-year +1.32% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Bourne 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 19720 20910 21020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.86% 38.83% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 14338 14059
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 464 425
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £19.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.23 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Bourne shell
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bourne shell in the UK

Bourne shell
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 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

Bourne shell
Top 7 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 3 months to 28 June 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
South East +31 8 £383 -10.00% 1
England +23 8 £383 +1.32% 3
Surrey +11 5 £425 - 1
Redhill - 4 - - 1
Gatwick - 3 £383 -
West Sussex - 3 £383 -
Camberley +6 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (92.86%) Perl
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Sun
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) Solaris
3 10 (71.43%) Korn
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 8 (57.14%) RHCSA
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) EMC
4 8 (57.14%) RHCE
4 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
5 7 (50.00%) AWK
5 7 (50.00%) StorageTek
5 7 (50.00%) OCP
5 7 (50.00%) OCA
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (50.00%) GlusterFS
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (50.00%) Computer Science

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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
2 7 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Unix Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Unix Scripter
5 3 (21.43%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Solaris
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
2 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) QMS
2 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
2 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) Korn
3 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 7 (50.00%) AWK
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (35.71%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) C-shell
7 2 (14.29%) Ruby
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) RHCE
1 8 (57.14%) RHCSA
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) OCA
2 7 (50.00%) OCP
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) GlusterFS
1 7 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Samba
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) Sun
3 8 (57.14%) EMC
3 8 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Veritas
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Brocade
4 7 (50.00%) StorageTek
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
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