Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 535 591
Rank change year-on-year +96 +56 +98
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 493 288 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.95% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 183 183
England median daily rate £550 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.69% +2.12%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +22.09% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
England median hourly rate £26.00 £46.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.48% +2.22% -13.74%
10th Percentile £19.31 £23.86 £19.28
90th Percentile £62.82 £47.67 £49.20
UK median hourly rate £29.25 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.41% +2.22% -13.74%

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 32,133 30,404 34,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.40% 34.47% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,050 19,959 22,899
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £256
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 974 965 1,129
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.16
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +124 315 £550 +22.22% 76
South East +25 98 £463 +2.78% 34
North of England -2 32 £463 +23.33% 19
East of England -2 19 £375 +15.38% 12
North West -14 19 £600 +50.00% 10
South West -13 15 £475 +7.04% 11
Midlands +4 14 £425 - 12
West Midlands -19 9 £425 - 8
Yorkshire -7 8 £475 - 6
North East -7 5 £423 +20.71% 3
East Midlands - 5 - - 4
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 369 (74.85%) Linux
2 286 (58.01%) Unix
3 264 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (53.14%) Git (software)
5 243 (49.29%) Python
6 206 (41.78%) Java
7 200 (40.57%) DevOps
8 192 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
9 173 (35.09%) Jenkins
10 166 (33.67%) Docker
11 146 (29.61%) Test Automation
12 142 (28.80%) Puppet
12 142 (28.80%) Ansible
13 140 (28.40%) Kubernetes
14 128 (25.96%) Bash Shell
15 123 (24.95%) JIRA
16 121 (24.54%) Security Cleared
16 121 (24.54%) Configuration Management
17 116 (23.53%) SC Cleared
18 112 (22.72%) Terraform
19 104 (21.10%) Microservices
20 97 (19.68%) RESTful
21 96 (19.47%) Ruby
22 93 (18.86%) Confluence
22 93 (18.86%) REST
22 93 (18.86%) JavaScript
22 93 (18.86%) Vagrant
23 91 (18.46%) OO
24 89 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
25 87 (17.65%) JUnit

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 (18.86%) Confluence
2 66 (13.39%) Apache
3 45 (9.13%) WildFly
4 37 (7.51%) nginx
5 21 (4.26%) Apache Spark
6 20 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (3.65%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.45%) WebLogic
9 15 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (2.43%) GemFire
11 8 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.42%) JBoss
13 6 (1.22%) IIS
14 5 (1.01%) CICS
14 5 (1.01%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.81%) CMS
15 4 (0.81%) ThingWorx
15 4 (0.81%) WordPress
16 3 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
17 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.81%) Windchill
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.22%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (0.61%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 192 (38.95%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (15.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 50 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (9.53%) Serverless
5 43 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (8.52%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 34 (6.90%) GitHub
9 26 (5.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (4.06%) Amazon S3
12 19 (3.85%) PaaS
13 17 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (3.45%) Datadog
14 15 (3.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (2.64%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (2.23%) Route 53
17 10 (2.03%) CloudFront
18 7 (1.42%) Slack
19 6 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.76%) Firewall
2 57 (11.56%) TCP/IP
3 56 (11.36%) DNS
4 53 (10.75%) SSL
5 35 (7.10%) HTTP
6 32 (6.49%) Internet
7 27 (5.48%) SSH
8 10 (2.03%) BGP
8 10 (2.03%) Intranet
9 9 (1.83%) OpenVPN
10 8 (1.62%) DVB
10 8 (1.62%) LAN
10 8 (1.62%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.62%) VPN
11 7 (1.42%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.22%) MPLS
12 6 (1.22%) OSPF
12 6 (1.22%) SNMP
13 5 (1.01%) FTP
13 5 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.23%) Relational Database
2 77 (15.62%) MySQL
3 60 (12.17%) RDBMS
4 57 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (8.92%) MongoDB
6 38 (7.71%) Big Data
7 37 (7.51%) NoSQL
8 33 (6.69%) Hadoop
9 23 (4.67%) HBase
10 18 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.84%) Apache Hive
11 14 (2.84%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.03%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.83%) Parquet
14 8 (1.62%) Redis
15 5 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.81%) SQLPlus
17 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 262 (53.14%) Git (software)
2 173 (35.09%) Jenkins
3 123 (24.95%) JIRA
4 93 (18.86%) Vagrant
5 87 (17.65%) JUnit
6 72 (14.60%) SonarQube
7 69 (14.00%) Liquibase
7 69 (14.00%) Maven
8 59 (11.97%) Checkstyle
8 59 (11.97%) Mockito
9 50 (10.14%) Cucumber
9 50 (10.14%) Selenium
10 43 (8.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 33 (6.69%) Artifactory
12 24 (4.87%) Subversion
12 24 (4.87%) Travis CI
13 14 (2.84%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.84%) JMeter
13 14 (2.84%) LoadRunner
13 14 (2.84%) Mocha
General
1 61 (12.37%) Finance
2 22 (4.46%) Marketing
3 21 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.06%) Banking
5 10 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.83%) Electronics
7 8 (1.62%) Front Office
8 5 (1.01%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.61%) German Language
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Persian Language
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (31.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 146 (29.61%) Developer
3 56 (11.36%) Java Developer
4 52 (10.55%) AWS DevOps
5 49 (9.94%) AWS Engineer
6 48 (9.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 43 (8.72%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 27 (5.48%) Analyst
9 19 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
10 18 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (3.65%) Python Developer
11 17 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (3.25%) Tester
13 15 (3.04%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (3.04%) PHP Developer
14 14 (2.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.43%) Big Data Developer
15 12 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (19.68%) RESTful
2 93 (18.86%) REST
3 77 (15.62%) Node.js
4 74 (15.01%) HTML
5 73 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
6 65 (13.18%) Drools
7 60 (12.17%) JMS
7 60 (12.17%) RabbitMQ
8 59 (11.97%) Hibernate
8 59 (11.97%) JAX-RS
8 59 (11.97%) Lambda Expressions
8 59 (11.97%) WireMock
9 58 (11.76%) CSS
10 48 (9.74%) Java EE
11 42 (8.52%) React
12 41 (8.32%) Gherkin
13 39 (7.91%) JSON
14 38 (7.71%) Kafka
14 38 (7.71%) Spring
15 36 (7.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.07%) User Experience
3 24 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.87%) Virtual Team
4 20 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.03%) Fintech
8 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.83%) IPTV
9 8 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.62%) STB
10 7 (1.42%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.42%) Replication
11 5 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.01%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 369 (74.85%) Linux
2 286 (58.01%) Unix
3 85 (17.24%) Windows
4 70 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (9.33%) VMS
6 41 (8.32%) CentOS
7 34 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 26 (5.27%) Windows Server
9 23 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (4.46%) DC/OS
11 15 (3.04%) Debian
11 15 (3.04%) Solaris
12 8 (1.62%) SUSE
12 8 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.81%) AIX
15 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (40.57%) DevOps
3 146 (29.61%) Test Automation
4 121 (24.54%) Configuration Management
5 104 (21.10%) Microservices
6 91 (18.46%) OO
7 81 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (15.42%) Open Source
9 61 (12.37%) Domain-Driven Design
10 60 (12.17%) TDD
11 59 (11.97%) CQRS
11 59 (11.97%) Dependency Injection
11 59 (11.97%) OOA/OOD
12 58 (11.76%) Scrum
13 56 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (10.95%) Migration
15 53 (10.75%) Load Balancing
16 49 (9.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 41 (8.32%) SDLC
18 38 (7.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 243 (49.29%) Python
2 206 (41.78%) Java
3 128 (25.96%) Bash Shell
4 96 (19.47%) Ruby
5 93 (18.86%) JavaScript
6 76 (15.42%) SQL
7 75 (15.21%) Perl
8 66 (13.39%) Shell Script
9 61 (12.37%) Java 8
10 59 (11.97%) JPQL
11 40 (8.11%) PHP
12 20 (4.06%) Go
12 20 (4.06%) Scala
13 17 (3.45%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.84%) C
15 12 (2.43%) C#
16 10 (2.03%) Groovy
17 9 (1.83%) ES6
18 8 (1.62%) C++
18 8 (1.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 121 (24.54%) Security Cleared
2 116 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.90%) Degree
4 16 (3.25%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.01%) CISSP
7 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.81%) CCNA
9 3 (0.61%) CGEIT
9 3 (0.61%) CRISC
9 3 (0.61%) ISEB
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.61%) PMP
10 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.41%) CCA
10 2 (0.41%) CCNP
10 2 (0.41%) OCA
10 2 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.68%) QA
2 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) GCP
3 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 166 (33.67%) Docker
2 36 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (4.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (4.67%) HDFS
4 23 (4.67%) VirtualBox
5 22 (4.46%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.25%) Active Directory
6 16 (3.25%) etcd
6 16 (3.25%) flannel
7 8 (1.62%) Postfix
7 8 (1.62%) Squid
7 8 (1.62%) vCloud
8 5 (1.01%) NFS
8 5 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.61%) KVM
10 2 (0.41%) ACF2
10 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 142 (28.80%) Ansible
1 142 (28.80%) Puppet
2 140 (28.40%) Kubernetes
3 112 (22.72%) Terraform
4 89 (18.05%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (10.34%) Packer
6 47 (9.53%) Docker Swarm
7 34 (6.90%) Salt
8 26 (5.27%) logstash
9 25 (5.07%) HAProxy
10 19 (3.85%) Grafana
11 15 (3.04%) Rancher
12 14 (2.84%) ZABBIX
13 13 (2.64%) Sysdig
14 11 (2.23%) Consul
14 11 (2.23%) Hadoop YARN
14 11 (2.23%) rkt
15 10 (2.03%) Kibana
15 10 (2.03%) Prometheus
16 9 (1.83%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 51 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 50 (10.14%) Splunk
2 50 (10.14%) VMware
3 35 (7.10%) Oracle
4 29 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 25 (5.07%) Google
6 19 (3.85%) New Relic
7 16 (3.25%) Cisco
8 13 (2.64%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.43%) SAP
10 9 (1.83%) HP
10 9 (1.83%) Huawei
10 9 (1.83%) Zend
11 8 (1.62%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.62%) Sonatype
12 7 (1.42%) F5
13 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.22%) SOASTA, Inc
14 4 (0.81%) Apple
14 4 (0.81%) PTC