Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 496 569 -
Rank change year-on-year +73 - -
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 391 245 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 253 177 0
England median daily rate £513 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% - -
UK median daily rate £513 £450 -
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 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 31,307 28,947 32,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.58% 32.77% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,184 19,003 21,189
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £628 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1,034 1,233
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +89 266 £525 +16.67% 66
South East -3 63 £500 - 35
North of England +31 32 £475 +18.75% 24
Midlands +10 17 £550 +22.22% 17
North West +9 16 £550 +37.50% 11
West Midlands +9 11 £360 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire 0 9 £538 +34.38% 8
East of England -7 9 £375 +38.89% 15
North East +47 7 £435 +24.29% 5
South West +11 4 £300 -2.44% 19
East Midlands +5 3 £550 - 5
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 258 (65.98%) Linux
2 233 (59.59%) Unix
3 214 (54.73%) Java
4 212 (54.22%) Git (software)
5 211 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (36.57%) JIRA
7 123 (31.46%) RESTful
8 120 (30.69%) Test Automation
9 117 (29.92%) Jenkins
10 114 (29.16%) DevOps
10 114 (29.16%) Maven
11 113 (28.90%) REST
12 107 (27.37%) Confluence
13 106 (27.11%) Python
14 102 (26.09%) Microservices
15 98 (25.06%) Liquibase
16 97 (24.81%) JUnit
17 89 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
17 89 (22.76%) Docker
18 85 (21.74%) OO
19 84 (21.48%) Security Cleared
20 83 (21.23%) SonarQube
21 77 (19.69%) Domain-Driven Design
22 76 (19.44%) Drools
23 75 (19.18%) Relational Database
23 75 (19.18%) Windows
24 74 (18.93%) Bash Shell
25 73 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
26 72 (18.41%) Checkstyle
26 72 (18.41%) Mockito

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
1 107 (27.37%) Confluence
2 65 (16.62%) WildFly
3 56 (14.32%) Apache
4 32 (8.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 27 (6.91%) Tomcat
6 24 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.84%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.05%) GemFire
9 7 (1.79%) JBoss
10 5 (1.28%) CMS
11 4 (1.02%) nginx
11 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.51%) Drupal
13 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.51%) Jetty
13 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.51%) WordPress
14 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Houdini
1 3 (0.77%) Maya
1 3 (0.77%) NUKE
1 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (16.88%) GitHub
3 41 (10.49%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (8.95%) Amazon S3
5 32 (8.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 31 (7.93%) Serverless
7 29 (7.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (7.42%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (6.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (6.39%) npm
10 18 (4.60%) PaaS
11 15 (3.84%) Route 53
12 13 (3.32%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (3.32%) CloudFront
13 12 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (2.56%) IaaS
15 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (1.53%) OpenShift
17 4 (1.02%) G Suite
17 4 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.74%) Firewall
2 23 (5.88%) DNS
3 18 (4.60%) SSH
4 17 (4.35%) HTTP
5 15 (3.84%) WAN
6 14 (3.58%) OpenVPN
6 14 (3.58%) VPN
7 11 (2.81%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (2.56%) NAS
8 10 (2.56%) SAN
9 8 (2.05%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (1.79%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.28%) Internet
11 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.02%) IPsec
12 4 (1.02%) LAN
12 4 (1.02%) Network Security
13 3 (0.77%) IGMP
13 3 (0.77%) OPNsense
13 3 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.18%) Relational Database
2 72 (18.41%) RDBMS
3 46 (11.76%) Big Data
4 34 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 34 (8.70%) MySQL
5 33 (8.44%) HBase
6 27 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
7 25 (6.39%) Parquet
8 16 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.58%) SQL Server
10 12 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.05%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.05%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.05%) OLTP
13 5 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.02%) DB2
14 4 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
14 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 212 (54.22%) Git (software)
2 143 (36.57%) JIRA
3 117 (29.92%) Jenkins
4 114 (29.16%) Maven
5 98 (25.06%) Liquibase
6 97 (24.81%) JUnit
7 83 (21.23%) SonarQube
8 72 (18.41%) Checkstyle
8 72 (18.41%) Mockito
9 70 (17.90%) Vagrant
10 38 (9.72%) Gradle
11 33 (8.44%) Cucumber
12 32 (8.18%) Selenium
13 31 (7.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (7.42%) TeamCity
15 18 (4.60%) Grunt
16 16 (4.09%) Bitbucket
17 15 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (3.84%) Subversion
17 15 (3.84%) webpack
General
1 58 (14.83%) Finance
2 39 (9.97%) Banking
3 20 (5.12%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.30%) Marketing
5 8 (2.05%) Electronics
6 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.02%) Front Office
8 4 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 172 (43.99%) Developer
2 103 (26.34%) Java Developer
3 76 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (8.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 27 (6.91%) Big Data Developer
6 24 (6.14%) Architect
7 22 (5.63%) Administrator
8 19 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
9 17 (4.35%) Consultant
10 15 (3.84%) Java Engineer
11 14 (3.58%) AWS DevOps
12 12 (3.07%) Analyst
12 12 (3.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.07%) PHP Developer
13 11 (2.81%) DBA
13 11 (2.81%) Integration Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.81%) Splunk Administrator
13 11 (2.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (31.46%) RESTful
2 113 (28.90%) REST
3 76 (19.44%) Drools
4 72 (18.41%) Hibernate
4 72 (18.41%) JAX-RS
4 72 (18.41%) JMS
4 72 (18.41%) Lambda Expressions
5 70 (17.90%) WireMock
6 65 (16.62%) Java EE
6 65 (16.62%) Spring
7 55 (14.07%) Node.js
8 52 (13.30%) JSON
9 36 (9.21%) Middleware
10 35 (8.95%) Kafka
11 31 (7.93%) Web Services
12 30 (7.67%) HTML
13 28 (7.16%) J2EE
13 28 (7.16%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (6.39%) Apache Avro
14 25 (6.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.95%) Virtual Team
3 17 (4.35%) User Experience
4 16 (4.09%) Cloud Native
4 16 (4.09%) Replication
5 13 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.07%) Analytical Mindset
7 11 (2.81%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.56%) Video on Demand
8 10 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (2.30%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.30%) PKI
10 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (2.05%) EMC VMAX
10 8 (2.05%) EMC VNX
10 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.79%) EMC Centera
11 7 (1.79%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 258 (65.98%) Linux
2 233 (59.59%) Unix
3 75 (19.18%) Windows
4 65 (16.62%) VMS
5 38 (9.72%) CentOS
6 30 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (5.37%) Ubuntu
8 17 (4.35%) Solaris
9 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.56%) Windows Server
11 7 (1.79%) AIX
11 7 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (1.79%) Debian
11 7 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.77%) Android
14 3 (0.77%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.69%) Test Automation
3 114 (29.16%) DevOps
4 102 (26.09%) Microservices
5 85 (21.74%) OO
6 77 (19.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 73 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (18.41%) Dependency Injection
8 72 (18.41%) OOA/OOD
9 70 (17.90%) CQRS
10 66 (16.88%) TDD
11 62 (15.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 57 (14.58%) BDD
13 56 (14.32%) Scrum
14 47 (12.02%) Configuration Management
15 37 (9.46%) System Testing
16 36 (9.21%) Benchmarking
16 36 (9.21%) Software Engineering
17 32 (8.18%) Unit Testing
18 26 (6.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 214 (54.73%) Java
2 106 (27.11%) Python
3 74 (18.93%) Bash Shell
4 72 (18.41%) JPQL
5 67 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 58 (14.83%) Shell Script
7 57 (14.58%) Ruby
8 46 (11.76%) SQL
9 31 (7.93%) Perl
10 22 (5.63%) Groovy
11 17 (4.35%) PHP
12 15 (3.84%) Go
13 13 (3.32%) ES6
13 13 (3.32%) ES7
14 10 (2.56%) Apple Swift
15 8 (2.05%) C#
15 8 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.05%) Scala
16 6 (1.53%) C++
17 3 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 66 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (13.55%) Degree
4 12 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.81%) AWS Certification
6 8 (2.05%) CISSP
7 7 (1.79%) CGEIT
7 7 (1.79%) CRISC
8 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CEH
10 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.35%) QA
2 12 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.79%) PMO
4 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 89 (22.76%) Docker
2 36 (9.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 33 (8.44%) HDFS
4 14 (3.58%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (3.07%) vCloud
7 11 (2.81%) Firmware
7 11 (2.81%) Postfix
7 11 (2.81%) Squid
8 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (1.79%) SRDF
9 7 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.53%) Samba
11 4 (1.02%) iptables
11 4 (1.02%) NFS
12 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.77%) KVM
12 3 (0.77%) pfSense
12 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (16.62%) Ansible
2 61 (15.60%) Puppet
3 51 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 51 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (10.74%) Terraform
5 37 (9.46%) Docker Swarm
6 25 (6.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 21 (5.37%) Rsyslog
8 20 (5.12%) Rancher
9 18 (4.60%) Packer
10 16 (4.09%) Kibana
11 13 (3.32%) logstash
12 11 (2.81%) Consul
12 11 (2.81%) Sysdig
12 11 (2.81%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.79%) EMC TimeFinder
13 7 (1.79%) NetApp OnCommand
13 7 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.02%) Mesos
14 4 (1.02%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (12.28%) Splunk
2 33 (8.44%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.39%) VMware
4 24 (6.14%) Cisco
5 23 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 19 (4.86%) Citrix
7 18 (4.60%) AppDynamics
8 16 (4.09%) Microsoft
9 12 (3.07%) EMC
9 12 (3.07%) Forcepoint
10 11 (2.81%) NetApp
10 11 (2.81%) Sonatype
11 10 (2.56%) Oracle
11 10 (2.56%) Xamarin
12 9 (2.30%) HP
12 9 (2.30%) Juniper
13 8 (2.05%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.05%) Sybase
14 7 (1.79%) Brocade
14 7 (1.79%) Google