Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 693 -
Rank change year-on-year +203 - -
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 370 150 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 249 101 0
England median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £450 -
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £47.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.91% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +115.91% - -

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 32020 31476 34251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.95% 32.97% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21532 20693 22155
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1109 1343
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.00 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.02% +10.01% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.50
UK median hourly rate £21.20 £20.84 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.85% +8.33%

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 10 December 2017.

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
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 10 December 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
London +109 232 £488 +8.33% 26
South East +39 60 £475 -5.00% 7
North of England +57 27 £406 -9.72% 10
South West +22 22 £363 +31.82% 8
North West +14 15 £400 -11.11% 4
Midlands +22 14 £550 +46.67% 3
East of England -4 10 £375 - 2
West Midlands +22 8 - - 2
Yorkshire +18 7 £538 +37.82% 5
North East +67 5 £425 +3.66% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £550 - 1
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Linux Command Line also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 262 (70.81%) Linux
2 208 (56.22%) Unix
3 185 (50.00%) Java
4 168 (45.41%) Git (software)
5 166 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (30.27%) JIRA
7 96 (25.95%) RESTful
8 95 (25.68%) Maven
9 93 (25.14%) Confluence
10 89 (24.05%) JUnit
11 87 (23.51%) REST
12 86 (23.24%) Python
13 85 (22.97%) OO
13 85 (22.97%) Windows
14 84 (22.70%) JavaScript
15 83 (22.43%) Test Automation
15 83 (22.43%) Security Cleared
15 83 (22.43%) Jenkins
16 81 (21.89%) Microservices
17 79 (21.35%) Liquibase
18 71 (19.19%) SonarQube
18 71 (19.19%) DevOps
19 69 (18.65%) Node.js
20 65 (17.57%) Vagrant
21 62 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (16.76%) Bash Shell
21 62 (16.76%) Shell Script
22 61 (16.49%) Relational Database
23 59 (15.95%) SQL
23 59 (15.95%) TDD

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 93 (25.14%) Confluence
2 56 (15.14%) WildFly
3 54 (14.59%) Apache
4 38 (10.27%) Tomcat
5 37 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (5.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (4.05%) Apache Spark
8 13 (3.51%) GemFire
9 8 (2.16%) nginx
10 7 (1.89%) CMS
10 7 (1.89%) Drupal
11 6 (1.62%) WordPress
12 4 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.81%) JBoss
13 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.54%) Jetty
14 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Houdini
1 9 (2.43%) Maya
1 9 (2.43%) NUKE
1 9 (2.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) RMDS
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (11.35%) GitHub
3 40 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (7.84%) Amazon S3
5 28 (7.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 28 (7.57%) Serverless
6 27 (7.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (5.41%) PaaS
10 17 (4.59%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (4.32%) npm
12 12 (3.24%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (3.24%) Route 53
13 11 (2.97%) CloudFront
14 8 (2.16%) IaaS
15 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (1.62%) OpenShift
16 4 (1.08%) Heroku
17 3 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.73%) Firewall
2 24 (6.49%) DNS
3 23 (6.22%) SSH
3 23 (6.22%) VPN
4 20 (5.41%) HTTP
5 19 (5.14%) WAN
6 18 (4.86%) OpenVPN
7 15 (4.05%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (2.97%) LAN
8 11 (2.97%) SAN
9 10 (2.70%) NAS
10 9 (2.43%) Ethernet
10 9 (2.43%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (2.16%) LDAP
12 7 (1.89%) 3GPP
12 7 (1.89%) Diameter Protocol
12 7 (1.89%) NetScaler
12 7 (1.89%) SIGTRAN
13 6 (1.62%) Internet
14 5 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.49%) Relational Database
2 58 (15.68%) RDBMS
3 34 (9.19%) MySQL
4 29 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (7.30%) Big Data
6 24 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.68%) HBase
9 17 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.51%) Apache Hive
10 13 (3.51%) Neo4j
10 13 (3.51%) OLTP
11 12 (3.24%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.16%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.16%) Parquet
14 6 (1.62%) DB2
15 4 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
15 4 (1.08%) Redis
16 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 168 (45.41%) Git (software)
2 112 (30.27%) JIRA
3 95 (25.68%) Maven
4 89 (24.05%) JUnit
5 83 (22.43%) Jenkins
6 79 (21.35%) Liquibase
7 71 (19.19%) SonarQube
8 65 (17.57%) Vagrant
9 56 (15.14%) Checkstyle
9 56 (15.14%) Mockito
10 33 (8.92%) Grunt
11 31 (8.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 28 (7.57%) Babel
13 26 (7.03%) Gradle
14 20 (5.41%) Cucumber
15 19 (5.14%) Bitbucket
16 17 (4.59%) webpack
17 16 (4.32%) Selenium
18 15 (4.05%) Ant
18 15 (4.05%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (12.97%) Finance
2 30 (8.11%) Banking
3 16 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.97%) Marketing
5 8 (2.16%) Electronics
6 7 (1.89%) Billing
6 7 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.35%) Front Office
7 5 (1.35%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Retail
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 168 (45.41%) Developer
2 86 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 54 (14.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (9.19%) Administrator
5 26 (7.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 23 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (5.95%) Architect
8 19 (5.14%) Consultant
8 19 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.78%) Big Data Developer
11 13 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (3.24%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.24%) Web Developer
13 11 (2.97%) Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) DBA
14 10 (2.70%) Splunk Administrator
15 9 (2.43%) Developer in Test
15 9 (2.43%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (25.95%) RESTful
2 87 (23.51%) REST
3 69 (18.65%) Node.js
4 59 (15.95%) Hibernate
5 56 (15.14%) JAX-RS
5 56 (15.14%) JMS
5 56 (15.14%) Lambda Expressions
6 55 (14.86%) Drools
6 55 (14.86%) Java EE
6 55 (14.86%) WireMock
7 54 (14.59%) HTML
8 49 (13.24%) Spring
9 46 (12.43%) CSS
10 44 (11.89%) JSON
11 39 (10.54%) Sass
12 30 (8.11%) J2EE
13 29 (7.84%) Web Services
14 27 (7.30%) Middleware
15 25 (6.76%) jQuery
16 23 (6.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.92%) User Experience
3 23 (6.22%) Virtual Team
4 22 (5.95%) Replication
5 11 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.70%) Video on Demand
6 10 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
7 9 (2.43%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (2.43%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.43%) PKI
8 8 (2.16%) Animation
8 8 (2.16%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (2.16%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.89%) EMC Centera
9 7 (1.89%) EMC VNXe
9 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 262 (70.81%) Linux
2 208 (56.22%) Unix
3 85 (22.97%) Windows
4 55 (14.86%) VMS
5 50 (13.51%) CentOS
6 41 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (6.76%) Windows Server
8 22 (5.95%) Windows 7
9 17 (4.59%) Solaris
9 17 (4.59%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (3.24%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (2.70%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.89%) AIX
14 7 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (1.89%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.62%) Debian
16 3 (0.81%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (22.97%) OO
3 83 (22.43%) Test Automation
4 81 (21.89%) Microservices
5 71 (19.19%) DevOps
6 59 (15.95%) TDD
7 58 (15.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 56 (15.14%) Dependency Injection
8 56 (15.14%) OOA/OOD
9 55 (14.86%) CQRS
9 55 (14.86%) Scrum
10 49 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (10.27%) Configuration Management
13 32 (8.65%) Software Engineering
13 32 (8.65%) System Testing
13 32 (8.65%) Unit Testing
14 30 (8.11%) Project Management
15 28 (7.57%) BDD
15 28 (7.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 185 (50.00%) Java
2 86 (23.24%) Python
3 84 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 62 (16.76%) Bash Shell
4 62 (16.76%) Shell Script
5 59 (15.95%) SQL
6 56 (15.14%) JPQL
7 31 (8.38%) ES6
8 27 (7.30%) PHP
8 27 (7.30%) Ruby
9 21 (5.68%) Groovy
10 19 (5.14%) Perl
11 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.16%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.35%) C#
14 4 (1.08%) C++
14 4 (1.08%) Scala
15 2 (0.54%) C
15 2 (0.54%) Go
15 2 (0.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 83 (22.43%) Security Cleared
2 57 (15.41%) SC Cleared
3 46 (12.43%) Degree
4 9 (2.43%) CISSP
4 9 (2.43%) NVQ Level 4
5 8 (2.16%) CGEIT
5 8 (2.16%) CRISC
6 7 (1.89%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) CEH
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.97%) QA
2 11 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.89%) PMO
4 5 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (12.97%) Docker
2 31 (8.38%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (5.68%) HDFS
5 17 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.05%) Postfix
6 15 (4.05%) Squid
6 15 (4.05%) vCloud
7 13 (3.51%) Samba
8 11 (2.97%) Firmware
8 11 (2.97%) NFS
9 10 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.89%) SRDF
11 7 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (1.35%) iptables
13 3 (0.81%) KVM
13 3 (0.81%) pfSense
13 3 (0.81%) vSphere
14 2 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (13.24%) Ansible
2 39 (10.54%) Puppet
3 29 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (7.30%) Terraform
5 25 (6.76%) Kubernetes
6 22 (5.95%) Docker Swarm
6 22 (5.95%) Rsyslog
7 20 (5.41%) Kibana
8 17 (4.59%) logstash
9 16 (4.32%) ZABBIX
10 15 (4.05%) Rancher
10 15 (4.05%) Sysdig
11 8 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (1.89%) EMC TimeFinder
12 7 (1.89%) NetApp OnCommand
12 7 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (1.62%) Packer
14 5 (1.35%) Nessus
14 5 (1.35%) Nmap
15 3 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (11.35%) Red Hat
2 35 (9.46%) VMware
3 28 (7.57%) Splunk
4 24 (6.49%) Cisco
5 19 (5.14%) Citrix
5 19 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.05%) Sonatype
7 14 (3.78%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.24%) EMC
8 12 (3.24%) HP
9 11 (2.97%) Forcepoint
10 10 (2.70%) NetApp
10 10 (2.70%) Xamarin
11 8 (2.16%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.16%) SAP
11 8 (2.16%) Veritas
12 7 (1.89%) Brocade
12 7 (1.89%) Juniper
12 7 (1.89%) Oracle
12 7 (1.89%) Sybase