Period
to 22 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Linux/Unix Command Line Interface (CLI)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 528 -
Rank change year-on-year +76 - -
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 466 275 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 290 185 0
England median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £430 -
% change year-on-year +22.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 0
England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% - -
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.13% - -

Linux Command Line is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,362 28,264 32,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.07% 33.91% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,712 18,447 21,708
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1,004 1,092
England median hourly rate £22.21 £19.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.17% -5.71% +19.32%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.53 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +17.55%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux Command Line in England

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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
London +50 277 £550 +22.22% 63
South East +29 110 £500 - 32
North of England -11 34 £550 +37.50% 9
North West -19 25 £550 +37.50% 7
Midlands +2 22 £425 -5.56% 16
West Midlands -14 16 £360 -20.00% 9
East of England +2 15 £375 +66.67% 8
South West +8 9 £400 +8.11% 25
Yorkshire -3 5 - - 2
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 7
North East -4 4 £423 +20.71%
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux Command Line 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 across the England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 350 (75.11%) Linux
2 263 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (55.79%) Unix
4 235 (50.43%) Git (software)
5 222 (47.64%) DevOps
6 209 (44.85%) Python
7 203 (43.56%) Jenkins
8 197 (42.27%) Java
9 179 (38.41%) Docker
10 166 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
11 138 (29.61%) Puppet
11 138 (29.61%) Ansible
12 137 (29.40%) Kubernetes
13 134 (28.76%) JIRA
14 129 (27.68%) Bash Shell
15 124 (26.61%) Configuration Management
16 115 (24.68%) Test Automation
17 104 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
18 102 (21.89%) Security Cleared
19 99 (21.24%) Terraform
20 97 (20.82%) Microservices
20 97 (20.82%) Ruby
21 95 (20.39%) SC Cleared
22 94 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
23 88 (18.88%) RESTful
23 88 (18.88%) Confluence
24 87 (18.67%) REST
25 86 (18.45%) Finance
25 86 (18.45%) JavaScript
26 81 (17.38%) Windows

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 88 (18.88%) Confluence
2 61 (13.09%) Apache
3 35 (7.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 33 (7.08%) nginx
5 27 (5.79%) WildFly
6 24 (5.15%) Apache Spark
7 16 (3.43%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.43%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.79%) JBoss
9 10 (2.15%) GemFire
10 6 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.29%) IIS
11 5 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.86%) CICS
12 4 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.86%) WordPress
13 3 (0.64%) CMS
13 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.64%) ThingWorx
14 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Windchill
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.29%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 166 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (15.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 67 (14.38%) GitHub
4 54 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (10.09%) Serverless
6 45 (9.66%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (7.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 28 (6.01%) Amazon S3
10 26 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (4.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (4.29%) npm
13 19 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
13 19 (4.08%) PaaS
14 17 (3.65%) Route 53
15 16 (3.43%) CloudFront
16 14 (3.00%) Datadog
17 13 (2.79%) Amazon ELB
18 11 (2.36%) IaaS
19 8 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.37%) Firewall
2 47 (10.09%) TCP/IP
3 45 (9.66%) DNS
4 39 (8.37%) SSL
5 25 (5.36%) Internet
6 19 (4.08%) HTTP
7 15 (3.22%) SSH
8 8 (1.72%) BGP
9 6 (1.29%) FTP
10 5 (1.07%) DVB
10 5 (1.07%) OSPF
10 5 (1.07%) SNMP
11 4 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.86%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.64%) IGMP
12 3 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.64%) NAS
12 3 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.67%) MySQL
2 61 (13.09%) Big Data
3 57 (12.23%) Relational Database
4 49 (10.52%) Hadoop
5 46 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (9.44%) RDBMS
7 39 (8.37%) HBase
7 39 (8.37%) MongoDB
8 32 (6.87%) NoSQL
9 28 (6.01%) Parquet
10 18 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (3.22%) SQL Server
12 14 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (2.36%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.72%) Redis
15 6 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.86%) SQLPlus
17 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
18 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 235 (50.43%) Git (software)
2 203 (43.56%) Jenkins
3 134 (28.76%) JIRA
4 74 (15.88%) Vagrant
5 69 (14.81%) JUnit
6 68 (14.59%) Maven
7 59 (12.66%) Liquibase
8 47 (10.09%) SonarQube
9 44 (9.44%) Cucumber
10 43 (9.23%) Checkstyle
10 43 (9.23%) Mockito
10 43 (9.23%) Selenium
11 42 (9.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 33 (7.08%) Gradle
13 32 (6.87%) Artifactory
14 30 (6.44%) TeamCity
15 24 (5.15%) Subversion
16 21 (4.51%) Travis CI
17 20 (4.29%) GoCD
18 19 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 86 (18.45%) Finance
2 26 (5.58%) Banking
2 26 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.36%) Marketing
4 17 (3.65%) Electronics
4 17 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.72%) Front Office
7 4 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.64%) Automotive
8 3 (0.64%) Persian Language
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (33.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 152 (32.62%) Developer
3 61 (13.09%) Java Developer
4 48 (10.30%) AWS Engineer
5 45 (9.66%) AWS DevOps
6 41 (8.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.79%) Big Data Developer
8 25 (5.36%) Java Engineer
9 22 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.29%) Analyst
10 20 (4.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 19 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
12 18 (3.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 18 (3.86%) PHP Developer
13 15 (3.22%) Consultant
13 15 (3.22%) Integration Engineer
13 15 (3.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.22%) Python Developer
14 14 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (18.88%) RESTful
2 87 (18.67%) REST
3 75 (16.09%) Node.js
4 74 (15.88%) Spring
5 73 (15.67%) RabbitMQ
6 69 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
7 59 (12.66%) HTML
8 54 (11.59%) Drools
9 53 (11.37%) JSON
10 50 (10.73%) Kafka
11 44 (9.44%) Hibernate
11 44 (9.44%) JMS
12 43 (9.23%) JAX-RS
12 43 (9.23%) Lambda Expressions
13 42 (9.01%) Middleware
13 42 (9.01%) WireMock
14 38 (8.15%) CSS
15 34 (7.30%) ActiveMQ
16 33 (7.08%) Web Services
17 32 (6.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.37%) Virtual Team
3 27 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.22%) Cloud Native
5 15 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 8 (1.72%) Fintech
8 8 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.72%) User Experience
9 7 (1.50%) Replication
10 6 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.29%) IPTV
11 5 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.07%) STB
Operating Systems
1 350 (75.11%) Linux
2 260 (55.79%) Unix
3 81 (17.38%) Windows
4 66 (14.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (8.58%) CentOS
6 34 (7.30%) Ubuntu
7 27 (5.79%) VMS
8 24 (5.15%) Windows Server
9 21 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (4.08%) DC/OS
11 9 (1.93%) Debian
12 6 (1.29%) Solaris
13 5 (1.07%) AIX
13 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.64%) Android
14 3 (0.64%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.43%) SUSE
15 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (47.64%) DevOps
3 124 (26.61%) Configuration Management
4 115 (24.68%) Test Automation
5 104 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (20.82%) Microservices
7 81 (17.38%) TDD
8 65 (13.95%) BDD
9 63 (13.52%) Open Source
10 61 (13.09%) OO
11 59 (12.66%) Scrum
12 57 (12.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 52 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (10.52%) Domain-Driven Design
15 43 (9.23%) Dependency Injection
15 43 (9.23%) OOA/OOD
16 42 (9.01%) CQRS
17 38 (8.15%) Load Balancing
17 38 (8.15%) Software Engineering
18 35 (7.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 209 (44.85%) Python
2 197 (42.27%) Java
3 129 (27.68%) Bash Shell
4 97 (20.82%) Ruby
5 86 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 71 (15.24%) Perl
7 67 (14.38%) Shell Script
8 59 (12.66%) SQL
9 43 (9.23%) Java 8
9 43 (9.23%) JPQL
10 28 (6.01%) PHP
11 22 (4.72%) Go
12 17 (3.65%) Scala
13 13 (2.79%) C#
14 12 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.15%) Groovy
16 9 (1.93%) C++
17 7 (1.50%) ES6
18 6 (1.29%) C
18 6 (1.29%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 102 (21.89%) Security Cleared
2 95 (20.39%) SC Cleared
3 48 (10.30%) Degree
4 20 (4.29%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.86%) CCNA
10 3 (0.64%) CGEIT
10 3 (0.64%) CISSP
10 3 (0.64%) CRISC
10 3 (0.64%) ISEB
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.64%) PMP
11 2 (0.43%) OCA
12 1 (0.21%) CCNP
12 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.30%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
System Software
1 179 (38.41%) Docker
2 39 (8.37%) HDFS
3 38 (8.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 33 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (4.29%) Hyper-V
6 20 (4.29%) VirtualBox
7 13 (2.79%) Active Directory
8 10 (2.15%) etcd
8 10 (2.15%) flannel
9 5 (1.07%) vCloud
9 5 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.86%) Postfix
10 4 (0.86%) Squid
11 3 (0.64%) Firmware
11 3 (0.64%) NFS
12 2 (0.43%) RACF
12 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 138 (29.61%) Ansible
1 138 (29.61%) Puppet
2 137 (29.40%) Kubernetes
3 99 (21.24%) Terraform
4 94 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (11.37%) Packer
6 52 (11.16%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (6.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 25 (5.36%) HAProxy
9 23 (4.94%) Salt
10 21 (4.51%) logstash
11 19 (4.08%) Grafana
12 16 (3.43%) Rancher
13 13 (2.79%) Consul
14 10 (2.15%) rkt
15 8 (1.72%) Rsyslog
16 6 (1.29%) Kibana
16 6 (1.29%) SELinux
16 6 (1.29%) ZABBIX
17 5 (1.07%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 53 (11.37%) Splunk
2 43 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 39 (8.37%) VMware
4 30 (6.44%) Oracle
5 27 (5.79%) Atlassian
6 23 (4.94%) Google
7 16 (3.43%) Microsoft
7 16 (3.43%) New Relic
8 15 (3.22%) AppDynamics
9 14 (3.00%) SAP
10 12 (2.58%) Cisco
11 8 (1.72%) HP
12 7 (1.50%) Zend
13 5 (1.07%) Huawei
13 5 (1.07%) Sybase
14 4 (0.86%) Citrix
14 4 (0.86%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.86%) Sonatype
15 3 (0.64%) Arista