Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 530 577
Rank change year-on-year +58 +47 +149
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 419 327 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.03% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 225 179
England median daily rate £505 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +12.43% +1.81%
10th Percentile £314 £319 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £609
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £423
% change year-on-year +5.76% +11.89% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
England median hourly rate £26.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £19.31 - £23.88
90th Percentile £62.82 - £50.10
UK median hourly rate £29.25 - £45.00

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 32,529 31,653 33,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.46% 34.64% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,616 21,059 22,084
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 987 957 1,144
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.18
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.99%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +57 288 £550 +12.82% 55
South East -8 64 £419 -11.84% 21
South West -13 28 £475 +4.11% 13
North of England -23 19 £450 +12.50% 29
East of England +13 14 £400 +6.67% 8
North West -13 8 £450 +14.29% 10
Yorkshire -14 6 £475 -26.92% 15
North East +5 5 £375 -11.76% 4
Midlands -27 5 £525 - 14
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 2
West Midlands -20 2 - - 12
Linux Command Line
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 297 (70.88%) Linux
2 258 (61.58%) Unix
3 232 (55.37%) Git (software)
4 204 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (46.78%) Python
6 177 (42.24%) Java
7 141 (33.65%) Test Automation
8 137 (32.70%) Amazon AWS
9 106 (25.30%) DevOps
10 101 (24.11%) OO
11 98 (23.39%) JIRA
12 95 (22.67%) Jenkins
13 94 (22.43%) Docker
14 91 (21.72%) REST
15 88 (21.00%) RESTful
16 82 (19.57%) Ansible
16 82 (19.57%) Microservices
17 81 (19.33%) Puppet
18 80 (19.09%) JUnit
19 79 (18.85%) Relational Database
20 77 (18.38%) Terraform
21 74 (17.66%) Kubernetes
21 74 (17.66%) JavaScript
22 73 (17.42%) SonarQube
23 72 (17.18%) Perl
23 72 (17.18%) SQL
24 71 (16.95%) Confluence
24 71 (16.95%) Security Cleared
24 71 (16.95%) Vagrant
25 70 (16.71%) 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 71 (16.95%) Confluence
2 70 (16.71%) Apache
3 56 (13.37%) WildFly
4 20 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.86%) nginx
6 11 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.91%) IIS
7 8 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.43%) GemFire
8 6 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.19%) CICS
10 4 (0.95%) CMS
10 4 (0.95%) ThingWorx
10 4 (0.95%) WordPress
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.72%) Drupal
11 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (4.53%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) Windchill
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Houdini
6 1 (0.24%) Maya
6 1 (0.24%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 13 (3.10%) HiPortfolio
2 5 (1.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 137 (32.70%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 30 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (6.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 22 (5.25%) Serverless
7 19 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (4.30%) GitHub
9 15 (3.58%) Amazon S3
10 13 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (2.15%) PaaS
11 9 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.67%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.19%) Datadog
13 5 (1.19%) Office 365
14 4 (0.95%) SaaS
15 3 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.55%) HTTP
2 37 (8.83%) SSL
3 30 (7.16%) DNS
4 28 (6.68%) Firewall
5 24 (5.73%) Internet
5 24 (5.73%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.25%) SSH
7 15 (3.58%) Intranet
8 12 (2.86%) LAN
9 11 (2.63%) DVB
9 11 (2.63%) OpenVPN
10 9 (2.15%) BIG-IP
10 9 (2.15%) MPLS
10 9 (2.15%) VPN
11 8 (1.91%) BGP
11 8 (1.91%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (1.91%) WAN
12 7 (1.67%) NAS
13 6 (1.43%) SAN
13 6 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.85%) Relational Database
2 62 (14.80%) RDBMS
3 49 (11.69%) MySQL
4 32 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.34%) MariaDB
7 14 (3.34%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.10%) Big Data
8 13 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.10%) HBase
9 12 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.15%) SQL Server
11 7 (1.67%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.43%) Parquet
13 5 (1.19%) Redis
14 3 (0.72%) DB2
14 3 (0.72%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 232 (55.37%) Git (software)
2 98 (23.39%) JIRA
3 95 (22.67%) Jenkins
4 80 (19.09%) JUnit
5 73 (17.42%) SonarQube
6 71 (16.95%) Vagrant
7 69 (16.47%) Maven
8 68 (16.23%) Liquibase
9 60 (14.32%) Checkstyle
9 60 (14.32%) Mockito
10 47 (11.22%) Selenium
11 46 (10.98%) Cucumber
12 22 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (5.01%) Subversion
14 16 (3.82%) JMeter
14 16 (3.82%) LoadRunner
15 14 (3.34%) Mocha
16 12 (2.86%) Bitbucket
17 11 (2.63%) CircleCI
17 11 (2.63%) Gatling
General
1 34 (8.11%) Finance
2 26 (6.21%) Banking
3 16 (3.82%) Back Office
4 8 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.67%) Marketing
6 5 (1.19%) Russian Language
7 3 (0.72%) German Language
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Front Office
8 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (37.47%) Developer
2 82 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (14.80%) Java Developer
4 48 (11.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 31 (7.40%) AWS DevOps
6 29 (6.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 29 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
7 23 (5.49%) Analyst
8 22 (5.25%) PHP Developer
9 20 (4.77%) Perl Developer
10 15 (3.58%) Administrator
10 15 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.34%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.34%) React Developer
12 13 (3.10%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (3.10%) Technical Business Analyst
13 12 (2.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 12 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.72%) REST
2 88 (21.00%) RESTful
3 60 (14.32%) CSS
3 60 (14.32%) Java EE
3 60 (14.32%) JAX-RS
3 60 (14.32%) JMS
3 60 (14.32%) Lambda Expressions
4 59 (14.08%) Drools
4 59 (14.08%) Hibernate
4 59 (14.08%) WireMock
5 58 (13.84%) React
6 52 (12.41%) HTML
6 52 (12.41%) Node.js
7 43 (10.26%) Gherkin
8 31 (7.40%) jQuery
9 30 (7.16%) Elastic Stack
10 29 (6.92%) CGI
10 29 (6.92%) FastCGI
11 27 (6.44%) LAMP
12 26 (6.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.01%) User Experience
4 19 (4.53%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (2.63%) IPTV
6 11 (2.63%) STB
6 11 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
7 9 (2.15%) Replication
8 8 (1.91%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (1.43%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.19%) Fintech
10 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.95%) Clustering
11 4 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 297 (70.88%) Linux
2 258 (61.58%) Unix
3 62 (14.80%) Windows
4 57 (13.60%) VMS
5 45 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (7.64%) CentOS
6 32 (7.64%) Solaris
7 21 (5.01%) Windows Server
8 20 (4.77%) Ubuntu
9 13 (3.10%) Debian
10 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.39%) DC/OS
11 10 (2.39%) SUSE
11 10 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.15%) AIX
13 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.72%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (33.65%) Test Automation
3 106 (25.30%) DevOps
4 101 (24.11%) OO
5 82 (19.57%) Microservices
6 60 (14.32%) Dependency Injection
6 60 (14.32%) Domain-Driven Design
6 60 (14.32%) OOA/OOD
7 59 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (14.08%) CQRS
8 54 (12.89%) Configuration Management
8 54 (12.89%) Migration
9 50 (11.93%) API Testing
10 48 (11.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 48 (11.46%) Front End Development
11 45 (10.74%) SDET
12 42 (10.02%) Unit Testing
13 41 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (9.55%) Open Source
15 37 (8.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 196 (46.78%) Python
2 177 (42.24%) Java
3 74 (17.66%) JavaScript
4 72 (17.18%) Perl
4 72 (17.18%) SQL
5 70 (16.71%) Shell Script
6 67 (15.99%) Bash Shell
6 67 (15.99%) Ruby
7 62 (14.80%) Java 8
8 60 (14.32%) JPQL
9 51 (12.17%) PHP
10 19 (4.53%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.58%) C
12 14 (3.34%) Go
12 14 (3.34%) Korn
13 12 (2.86%) Scala
14 9 (2.15%) Groovy
15 8 (1.91%) PHP 5
16 7 (1.67%) C#
16 7 (1.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 71 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 69 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.58%) Degree
4 5 (1.19%) CISSP
4 5 (1.19%) SSCP
5 4 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.72%) CCNP
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.48%) CCA
8 1 (0.24%) CCIE
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.44%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (22.43%) Docker
2 19 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (3.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (3.10%) HDFS
6 11 (2.63%) VirtualBox
7 10 (2.39%) etcd
7 10 (2.39%) flannel
7 10 (2.39%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.91%) NFS
8 8 (1.91%) Postfix
8 8 (1.91%) Squid
8 8 (1.91%) vCloud
9 7 (1.67%) Samba
10 6 (1.43%) KVM
11 3 (0.72%) pfSense
11 3 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 82 (19.57%) Ansible
2 81 (19.33%) Puppet
3 77 (18.38%) Terraform
4 74 (17.66%) Kubernetes
5 53 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (7.16%) Docker Swarm
7 26 (6.21%) Packer
8 23 (5.49%) Salt
9 18 (4.30%) ZABBIX
10 16 (3.82%) Prometheus
11 14 (3.34%) logstash
11 14 (3.34%) Oracle ZFS
12 13 (3.10%) Rancher
12 13 (3.10%) Sysdig
13 11 (2.63%) Kibana
14 10 (2.39%) Nagios
14 10 (2.39%) Rsyslog
15 9 (2.15%) CFEngine
15 9 (2.15%) Consul
16 8 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 51 (12.17%) Splunk
2 43 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 35 (8.35%) VMware
4 26 (6.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (5.73%) Oracle
6 15 (3.58%) Cisco
7 14 (3.34%) Huawei
8 12 (2.86%) Google
9 11 (2.63%) F5
10 10 (2.39%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.39%) SOASTA, Inc
11 8 (1.91%) Sonatype
12 7 (1.67%) Dell
12 7 (1.67%) HP
12 7 (1.67%) New Relic
13 6 (1.43%) Brocade
13 6 (1.43%) EMC
13 6 (1.43%) Isilon
13 6 (1.43%) Juniper
14 5 (1.19%) IBM