Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 516 572
Rank change year-on-year +37 +56 +129
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 429 375 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.17% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 252 190
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £312
90th Percentile £613 £575 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
England median hourly rate £25.12 £47.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.13% +79.25% -49.20%
10th Percentile £24.23 £46.25 £22.75
90th Percentile £58.22 £48.75 £44.80
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -45.26% +79.25% -49.20%

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 32,072 32,126 31,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.42% 33.81% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,414 21,569 20,820
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 911 1,125
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.24% +4.61% +5.10%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +56 294 £550 +12.82% 62
South East -5 63 £400 -15.79% 29
South West -23 28 £475 +46.15% 10
North of England -20 18 £450 +10.77% 16
Midlands -20 13 £525 -4.55% 7
East of England -3 11 £438 +16.67% 9
West Midlands -23 10 £548 +56.43% 3
North West -19 7 £450 +12.50% 9
North East +1 6 £430 +1.18% 2
Yorkshire -17 5 £475 -11.63% 5
East Midlands +9 3 £525 -4.55% 4
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 303 (70.63%) Linux
2 253 (58.97%) Unix
3 242 (56.41%) Git (software)
4 229 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (46.62%) Java
6 173 (40.33%) Python
7 145 (33.80%) Test Automation
8 136 (31.70%) Amazon AWS
9 116 (27.04%) REST
9 116 (27.04%) Jenkins
10 112 (26.11%) JIRA
11 105 (24.48%) OO
11 105 (24.48%) DevOps
12 100 (23.31%) Docker
13 98 (22.84%) Maven
14 96 (22.38%) RESTful
15 92 (21.45%) Relational Database
16 91 (21.21%) Confluence
17 89 (20.75%) Shell Script
18 88 (20.51%) Microservices
19 83 (19.35%) JUnit
20 82 (19.11%) SonarQube
21 81 (18.88%) Ansible
21 81 (18.88%) Puppet
21 81 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
22 78 (18.18%) Liquibase
23 76 (17.72%) Terraform
24 73 (17.02%) Kubernetes
24 73 (17.02%) RDBMS
25 72 (16.78%) Apache

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 91 (21.21%) Confluence
2 72 (16.78%) Apache
3 66 (15.38%) WildFly
4 19 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.40%) WordPress
8 5 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.17%) CMS
8 5 (1.17%) nginx
9 4 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.93%) GemFire
9 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.70%) Drupal
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.47%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.66%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.70%) Maya
6 3 (0.70%) NUKE
7 2 (0.47%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 14 (3.26%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (0.70%) Magento
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 136 (31.70%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (10.72%) GitHub
3 39 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 32 (7.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 32 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (4.43%) Amazon S3
7 14 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (2.80%) Serverless
10 11 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (2.33%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (1.63%) PaaS
13 6 (1.40%) Office 365
14 5 (1.17%) Datadog
15 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.93%) AWS CloudTrail
16 3 (0.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.39%) HTTP
2 26 (6.06%) Firewall
3 25 (5.83%) DNS
3 25 (5.83%) SSL
4 23 (5.36%) SSH
5 18 (4.20%) Internet
6 16 (3.73%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.50%) LAN
8 12 (2.80%) Intranet
8 12 (2.80%) VPN
9 11 (2.56%) WAN
10 10 (2.33%) OpenVPN
11 8 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (1.86%) Wireless
12 7 (1.63%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.63%) MPLS
12 7 (1.63%) NAS
13 6 (1.40%) DVB
13 6 (1.40%) SAN
13 6 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (21.45%) Relational Database
2 73 (17.02%) RDBMS
3 37 (8.62%) MySQL
4 33 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 31 (7.23%) Big Data
6 29 (6.76%) HBase
7 26 (6.06%) Parquet
8 24 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (3.73%) MongoDB
10 15 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (3.03%) MariaDB
12 11 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.56%) NoSQL
13 9 (2.10%) SQL Server
14 6 (1.40%) Redis
15 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.70%) Apache Hive
17 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 242 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 116 (27.04%) Jenkins
3 112 (26.11%) JIRA
4 98 (22.84%) Maven
5 83 (19.35%) JUnit
6 82 (19.11%) SonarQube
7 78 (18.18%) Liquibase
8 72 (16.78%) Vagrant
9 69 (16.08%) Checkstyle
9 69 (16.08%) Mockito
10 39 (9.09%) Selenium
11 38 (8.86%) Cucumber
12 30 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (6.53%) Gradle
13 28 (6.53%) Subversion
14 21 (4.90%) Bitbucket
15 19 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (3.96%) Mocha
17 15 (3.50%) CircleCI
18 12 (2.80%) JMeter
General
1 35 (8.16%) Finance
2 23 (5.36%) Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Back Office
4 6 (1.40%) Marketing
5 5 (1.17%) Russian Language
5 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.93%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) German Language
7 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Front Office
8 2 (0.47%) Legal
8 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (44.06%) Developer
2 86 (20.05%) Java Developer
3 80 (18.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (11.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 27 (6.29%) AWS DevOps
5 27 (6.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (6.29%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (5.59%) Analyst
7 20 (4.66%) Administrator
7 20 (4.66%) Perl Developer
8 18 (4.20%) React Developer
9 17 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (3.96%) Python Developer
10 16 (3.73%) Linux Administrator
10 16 (3.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 15 (3.50%) PHP Developer
12 14 (3.26%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (3.26%) Technical Business Analyst
13 13 (3.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (27.04%) REST
2 96 (22.38%) RESTful
3 70 (16.32%) Java EE
4 69 (16.08%) JAX-RS
4 69 (16.08%) JMS
4 69 (16.08%) Lambda Expressions
5 68 (15.85%) Drools
5 68 (15.85%) Hibernate
5 68 (15.85%) WireMock
6 58 (13.52%) React
7 57 (13.29%) CSS
8 47 (10.96%) HTML
9 43 (10.02%) JSON
10 41 (9.56%) Node.js
11 36 (8.39%) Gherkin
12 35 (8.16%) Kafka
13 34 (7.93%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (7.46%) Middleware
14 32 (7.46%) Spring
15 26 (6.06%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.16%) Virtual Team
3 20 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.43%) User Experience
5 15 (3.50%) Video\Live Streaming
6 12 (2.80%) Video on Demand
7 9 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.10%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (2.10%) Replication
8 6 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.40%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (1.40%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.40%) IPTV
8 6 (1.40%) STB
9 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.93%) Animation
10 4 (0.93%) Fintech
10 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 303 (70.63%) Linux
2 253 (58.97%) Unix
3 67 (15.62%) VMS
4 49 (11.42%) Windows
5 43 (10.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (7.93%) Solaris
7 29 (6.76%) CentOS
8 19 (4.43%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.80%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.56%) Debian
11 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.86%) SUSE
12 8 (1.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.63%) AIX
14 6 (1.40%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.93%) Android
15 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.47%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (33.80%) Test Automation
3 105 (24.48%) DevOps
3 105 (24.48%) OO
4 88 (20.51%) Microservices
5 81 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (16.08%) Dependency Injection
6 69 (16.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 69 (16.08%) OOA/OOD
7 68 (15.85%) CQRS
8 58 (13.52%) Unit Testing
9 55 (12.82%) TDD
10 49 (11.42%) Configuration Management
11 48 (11.19%) Migration
12 45 (10.49%) System Testing
13 44 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 42 (9.79%) BDD
15 41 (9.56%) Front End Development
16 40 (9.32%) API Testing
17 38 (8.86%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 200 (46.62%) Java
2 173 (40.33%) Python
3 89 (20.75%) Shell Script
4 71 (16.55%) Java 8
5 70 (16.32%) Perl
6 69 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 69 (16.08%) JPQL
7 66 (15.38%) SQL
8 59 (13.75%) Ruby
9 50 (11.66%) Bash Shell
10 41 (9.56%) PHP
11 18 (4.20%) Go
12 15 (3.50%) Korn
13 14 (3.26%) C
13 14 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.80%) Scala
15 10 (2.33%) Groovy
16 5 (1.17%) C#
16 5 (1.17%) C++
17 4 (0.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 67 (15.62%) Security Cleared
2 65 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.09%) Degree
4 7 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.17%) CISSP
5 5 (1.17%) SSCP
6 4 (0.93%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.47%) CCA
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCIE
9 1 (0.23%) GIAC
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (23.31%) Docker
2 29 (6.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 29 (6.76%) HDFS
3 20 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (4.43%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.33%) NFS
6 9 (2.10%) Samba
6 9 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.86%) Postfix
7 8 (1.86%) Squid
7 8 (1.86%) vCloud
8 7 (1.63%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.17%) etcd
10 5 (1.17%) flannel
11 3 (0.70%) KVM
11 3 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.47%) iptables
12 2 (0.47%) pfSense
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 81 (18.88%) Ansible
1 81 (18.88%) Puppet
2 76 (17.72%) Terraform
3 73 (17.02%) Kubernetes
4 46 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (7.93%) Docker Swarm
6 27 (6.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 27 (6.29%) Packer
7 24 (5.59%) Salt
8 15 (3.50%) Oracle ZFS
8 15 (3.50%) Prometheus
8 15 (3.50%) Rancher
9 14 (3.26%) ZABBIX
10 13 (3.03%) Consul
10 13 (3.03%) Sysdig
11 10 (2.33%) Kibana
11 10 (2.33%) logstash
11 10 (2.33%) Nagios
11 10 (2.33%) Rsyslog
12 7 (1.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 42 (9.79%) Splunk
2 40 (9.32%) Red Hat
3 32 (7.46%) Oracle
4 23 (5.36%) VMware
5 21 (4.90%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.56%) Cisco
6 11 (2.56%) Google
7 10 (2.33%) AppDynamics
7 10 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
8 9 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.10%) F5
9 8 (1.86%) Sonatype
10 7 (1.63%) Dell
10 7 (1.63%) Huawei
11 6 (1.40%) Brocade
11 6 (1.40%) EMC
11 6 (1.40%) Isilon
12 5 (1.17%) IBM
12 5 (1.17%) New Relic
12 5 (1.17%) SAP