Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 493 448 515
Rank change year-on-year -45 +67 +69
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 363 467 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.52% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 290 211
England median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £359 £350 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £430
% change year-on-year -9.52% +22.09% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
England median hourly rate £49.34 £46.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £47.20 £31.20 £34.65
90th Percentile £51.47 £48.53 £48.18
UK median hourly rate £49.34 £46.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% -2.13% +4.44%

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 27,819 30,749 27,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.42% 33.41% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,271 20,318 18,043
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £438
% change year-on-year +5.44% +2.97% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 951 984
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.90 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.72 £21.75 £19.66
% change year-on-year -4.74% +10.63% -6.38%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -33 187 £500 -9.09% 10
South East -31 52 £483 -3.44% 3
North of England +20 32 £425 -22.73% 3
South West +5 32 £474 +18.44% 7
Midlands +17 30 £500 +17.65% 3
East of England +22 29 £385 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +18 15 £425 - 1
North West +17 14 £425 -22.73% 2
East Midlands +31 12 £399 -27.50% 2
West Midlands -1 10 £560 +55.56% 1
North East +11 3 £424 +0.30%
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 278 (76.58%) Linux
2 171 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (38.02%) Unix
4 137 (37.74%) DevOps
5 133 (36.64%) Python
6 131 (36.09%) Git (software)
7 124 (34.16%) Jenkins
8 113 (31.13%) Java
9 101 (27.82%) Amazon AWS
10 93 (25.62%) Test Automation
11 89 (24.52%) JavaScript
12 88 (24.24%) Bash Shell
13 81 (22.31%) Windows
14 79 (21.76%) Docker
15 76 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (19.28%) SQL
17 66 (18.18%) Shell Script
18 62 (17.08%) JIRA
18 62 (17.08%) REST
19 59 (16.25%) TDD
20 57 (15.70%) JSON
21 56 (15.43%) Ansible
22 55 (15.15%) Node.js
22 55 (15.15%) HTML
23 53 (14.60%) BDD
24 52 (14.33%) Degree
25 50 (13.77%) GitHub
25 50 (13.77%) Kubernetes
26 49 (13.50%) PHP
27 48 (13.22%) Kanban

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 37 (10.19%) Confluence
2 33 (9.09%) Apache
3 15 (4.13%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.75%) Ethereum
4 10 (2.75%) Hyperledger
5 9 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.93%) WildFly
7 7 (1.93%) WordPress
8 6 (1.65%) Mendix
9 4 (1.10%) CMS
9 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.55%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) Drupal
12 1 (0.28%) GemFire
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) HipChat
4 1 (0.28%) Maya
4 1 (0.28%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Distributed Ledger
1 10 (2.75%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 101 (27.82%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.77%) GitHub
3 47 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (7.99%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (6.89%) Amazon S3
5 25 (6.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 22 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 20 (5.51%) IaaS
7 20 (5.51%) Serverless
8 18 (4.96%) PaaS
9 14 (3.86%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (2.48%) DigitalOcean
10 9 (2.48%) Route 53
11 8 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (2.20%) CloudFront
11 8 (2.20%) SaaS
12 7 (1.93%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.61%) Firewall
2 21 (5.79%) VPN
3 19 (5.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.58%) SSH
5 12 (3.31%) VLAN
6 10 (2.75%) Internet
6 10 (2.75%) LAN
7 9 (2.48%) IPFS
7 9 (2.48%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 8 (2.20%) DNS
8 8 (2.20%) HTTP
8 8 (2.20%) WAN
9 6 (1.65%) DHCP
9 6 (1.65%) MPLS
9 6 (1.65%) SNMP
10 5 (1.38%) Junos
11 4 (1.10%) BGP
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.10%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.57%) MySQL
2 38 (10.47%) Big Data
3 36 (9.92%) Hadoop
4 34 (9.37%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (8.54%) HBase
6 27 (7.44%) Parquet
7 19 (5.23%) Blockchain
7 19 (5.23%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.86%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.58%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.20%) NoSQL
13 8 (2.20%) Redis
14 5 (1.38%) DB2
14 5 (1.38%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 131 (36.09%) Git (software)
2 124 (34.16%) Jenkins
3 62 (17.08%) JIRA
4 31 (8.54%) Maven
5 29 (7.99%) Gradle
6 25 (6.89%) Bitbucket
7 19 (5.23%) Selenium
8 17 (4.68%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (4.13%) JUnit
9 15 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (3.58%) GitLab
12 10 (2.75%) Mockito
13 9 (2.48%) CircleCI
13 9 (2.48%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.48%) SonarQube
14 8 (2.20%) Ant
14 8 (2.20%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.93%) Gerrit
General
1 23 (6.34%) Finance
2 11 (3.03%) Banking
3 8 (2.20%) Games
4 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.10%) Billing
6 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) German Language
8 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (49.86%) Developer
2 54 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (11.85%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.26%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (6.34%) Administrator
6 22 (6.06%) AWS DevOps
7 21 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 19 (5.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.23%) Hadoop Developer
9 18 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (4.96%) Tester
10 16 (4.41%) Consultant
10 16 (4.41%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 15 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (3.86%) AWS Developer
13 13 (3.58%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (3.58%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.58%) React Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
15 11 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.08%) REST
2 57 (15.70%) JSON
3 55 (15.15%) HTML
3 55 (15.15%) Node.js
4 47 (12.95%) CSS
5 38 (10.47%) Kafka
6 36 (9.92%) Spring
7 35 (9.64%) RESTful
8 34 (9.37%) Middleware
9 29 (7.99%) SOAP
10 27 (7.44%) Apache Avro
10 27 (7.44%) RabbitMQ
11 26 (7.16%) React
12 24 (6.61%) jQuery
13 20 (5.51%) J2EE
14 19 (5.23%) XML
15 17 (4.68%) Web Services
16 16 (4.41%) Django
17 15 (4.13%) AngularJS
17 15 (4.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.29%) Virtual Team
2 24 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.23%) Bitcoin
3 19 (5.23%) Video on Demand
4 16 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.41%) Fintech
5 15 (4.13%) Cloud Native
5 15 (4.13%) Video\Live Streaming
6 13 (3.58%) Smart Meter
7 12 (3.31%) Clustering
8 11 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.75%) User Experience
10 8 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.20%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 278 (76.58%) Linux
2 138 (38.02%) Unix
3 81 (22.31%) Windows
4 26 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.48%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.48%) VMS
7 4 (1.10%) Solaris
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) AIX
8 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Android
9 2 (0.55%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.28%) Debian
10 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (37.74%) DevOps
3 93 (25.62%) Test Automation
4 76 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (16.25%) TDD
6 53 (14.60%) BDD
7 48 (13.22%) Kanban
8 44 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 44 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (12.12%) Scrum
9 40 (11.02%) Unit Testing
10 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
11 29 (7.99%) High Availability
12 28 (7.71%) Benchmarking
13 26 (7.16%) OO
14 22 (6.06%) Project Management
15 21 (5.79%) DRM
15 21 (5.79%) Migration
16 20 (5.51%) SDLC
17 19 (5.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.64%) Python
2 113 (31.13%) Java
3 89 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 88 (24.24%) Bash Shell
5 70 (19.28%) SQL
6 66 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 49 (13.50%) PHP
8 45 (12.40%) PowerShell
9 36 (9.92%) Perl
10 32 (8.82%) TypeScript
11 23 (6.34%) C++
11 23 (6.34%) Ruby
12 19 (5.23%) C
13 17 (4.68%) Scala
14 13 (3.58%) C#
15 10 (2.75%) Groovy
15 10 (2.75%) PL/SQL
16 9 (2.48%) Go
16 9 (2.48%) Java 8
16 9 (2.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (14.33%) Degree
2 31 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.86%) AWS Certification
4 12 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.20%) CISSP
6 8 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.65%) ISEB
7 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.38%) SSCP
9 4 (1.10%) CCENT
9 4 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (1.10%) CCNP
10 3 (0.83%) JNCIE
10 3 (0.83%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.83%) MCSE
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.83%) RHCE
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.68%) QA
2 11 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
System Software
1 79 (21.76%) Docker
2 31 (8.54%) HDFS
3 27 (7.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (6.06%) Active Directory
5 17 (4.68%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (1.65%) Firmware
7 6 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.38%) RACF
9 4 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.55%) KVM
11 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.55%) vSphere
12 1 (0.28%) Samba
12 1 (0.28%) Snort
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (15.43%) Ansible
2 50 (13.77%) Kubernetes
3 46 (12.67%) Puppet
4 41 (11.29%) Terraform
5 37 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (8.54%) Hadoop YARN
7 17 (4.68%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (2.75%) Salt
9 7 (1.93%) logstash
9 7 (1.93%) SCCM
10 5 (1.38%) cPanel
10 5 (1.38%) Rancher
11 4 (1.10%) Nessus
11 4 (1.10%) Packer
12 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.83%) Nagios
13 2 (0.55%) Automic
13 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.55%) Stealthwatch
13 2 (0.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 35 (9.64%) Oracle
3 28 (7.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.89%) Atlassian
5 22 (6.06%) Splunk
6 16 (4.41%) VMware
7 8 (2.20%) Cisco
7 8 (2.20%) Juniper
8 6 (1.65%) Google
8 6 (1.65%) Mercator
9 5 (1.38%) IBM
9 5 (1.38%) Percona
9 5 (1.38%) Teradata
10 3 (0.83%) Agilent
10 3 (0.83%) CA
10 3 (0.83%) Huawei
10 3 (0.83%) Qualys
10 3 (0.83%) Zend
11 2 (0.55%) Aruba
11 2 (0.55%) F5