Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Linux Command Line in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux Command Line over the 6 months to 17 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 447 477
Rank change year-on-year +114 +30 +57
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 320 160 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 0.97% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 109 104
London median daily rate £550 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +1.69% +4.12%
10th Percentile £425 £310 £322
90th Percentile £675 £595 £600
England median daily rate £550 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +22.22% +4.77% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
London median hourly rate £47.59 £47.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.24% -7.84% -2.24%
England median hourly rate £26.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.48% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,682 16,539 17,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.54% 38.70% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,634 11,735 12,236
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 225 228
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.68 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

Linux Command Line
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Linux Command Line as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux Command Line in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Command Line in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux Command Line in London

Linux Command Line
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 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
South London +5 78 £550 +22.22%
Central London -11 39 £475 +21.41% 20
West London -20 13 £525 +17.71% 14
East London -29 10 £500 +16.28% 5
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 212 (66.25%) Linux
2 200 (62.50%) Unix
3 193 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (60.31%) Git (software)
4 168 (52.50%) Python
5 150 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
6 139 (43.44%) Java
7 131 (40.94%) DevOps
8 118 (36.88%) Docker
9 117 (36.56%) Jenkins
10 108 (33.75%) Test Automation
11 105 (32.81%) Security Cleared
12 101 (31.56%) SC Cleared
12 101 (31.56%) Puppet
13 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
14 87 (27.19%) Microservices
15 86 (26.88%) Ruby
15 86 (26.88%) JIRA
16 85 (26.56%) Terraform
17 83 (25.94%) Ansible
18 81 (25.31%) Vagrant
19 76 (23.75%) Configuration Management
20 75 (23.44%) Confluence
21 74 (23.13%) Relational Database
22 73 (22.81%) SonarQube
22 73 (22.81%) RESTful
23 72 (22.50%) Bash Shell
23 72 (22.50%) REST
24 70 (21.88%) Liquibase
24 70 (21.88%) OO

Linux Command Line
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 75 (23.44%) Confluence
2 46 (14.38%) WildFly
3 35 (10.94%) Apache
3 35 (10.94%) nginx
4 15 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.75%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.50%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.94%) WordPress
10 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.81%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 150 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (14.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 38 (11.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 37 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (6.56%) Serverless
8 19 (5.94%) Amazon S3
9 16 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (5.00%) Datadog
10 14 (4.38%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (3.44%) GitHub
12 9 (2.81%) Route 53
13 8 (2.50%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.56%) npm
15 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (1.25%) SaaS
16 3 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.19%) Firewall
2 54 (16.88%) SSL
3 52 (16.25%) DNS
4 48 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 33 (10.31%) Internet
6 28 (8.75%) HTTP
7 15 (4.69%) SSH
8 11 (3.44%) Intranet
9 9 (2.81%) LAN
9 9 (2.81%) OpenVPN
10 8 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (2.19%) BIG-IP
11 7 (2.19%) DVB
12 6 (1.88%) Structured Cabling
12 6 (1.88%) Wireless
13 5 (1.56%) ADSL
13 5 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (1.56%) ISDN
13 5 (1.56%) MPLS
13 5 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (23.13%) Relational Database
2 61 (19.06%) RDBMS
3 56 (17.50%) MySQL
4 46 (14.38%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (13.44%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.81%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (4.69%) Big Data
9 12 (3.75%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.13%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.25%) Redis
13 3 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.94%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
15 1 (0.31%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 193 (60.31%) Git (software)
2 117 (36.56%) Jenkins
3 86 (26.88%) JIRA
4 81 (25.31%) Vagrant
5 73 (22.81%) SonarQube
6 70 (21.88%) Liquibase
6 70 (21.88%) Maven
7 69 (21.56%) JUnit
8 60 (18.75%) Checkstyle
8 60 (18.75%) Mockito
9 34 (10.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 33 (10.31%) Artifactory
11 28 (8.75%) Selenium
12 27 (8.44%) Cucumber
13 20 (6.25%) Travis CI
14 11 (3.44%) GoCD
15 10 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (2.81%) Bitbucket
17 8 (2.50%) Ant
17 8 (2.50%) Mocha
General
1 37 (11.56%) Finance
2 19 (5.94%) Banking
3 8 (2.50%) Front Office
3 8 (2.50%) Marketing
4 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.56%) Back Office
5 5 (1.56%) Electronics
6 3 (0.94%) German Language
6 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 110 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (28.75%) Developer
3 52 (16.25%) Java Developer
4 43 (13.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 32 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (8.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 28 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (5.94%) Operations Engineer
8 15 (4.69%) Analyst
9 14 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (3.75%) Lead DevOps
10 12 (3.75%) Python Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.13%) PHP Developer
13 9 (2.81%) Data Engineer
14 7 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.81%) RESTful
2 72 (22.50%) REST
3 68 (21.25%) Elastic Stack
4 61 (19.06%) JMS
5 60 (18.75%) Drools
5 60 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 60 (18.75%) JAX-RS
5 60 (18.75%) Lambda Expressions
5 60 (18.75%) WireMock
6 49 (15.31%) Java EE
7 36 (11.25%) ActiveMQ
7 36 (11.25%) HTML
7 36 (11.25%) Node.js
7 36 (11.25%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (10.31%) React
9 32 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
10 30 (9.38%) CSS
11 24 (7.50%) Gherkin
12 22 (6.88%) HTML5
13 19 (5.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.94%) User Experience
3 18 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.50%) Fintech
8 8 (2.50%) IPTV
9 7 (2.19%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.19%) STB
10 5 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.56%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.94%) Replication
11 3 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 212 (66.25%) Linux
2 200 (62.50%) Unix
3 46 (14.38%) VMS
4 45 (14.06%) Windows
5 30 (9.38%) CentOS
6 27 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (6.25%) DC/OS
8 19 (5.94%) Ubuntu
8 19 (5.94%) Windows Server
8 19 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.75%) Solaris
10 8 (2.50%) SUSE
10 8 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (40.94%) DevOps
3 108 (33.75%) Test Automation
4 87 (27.19%) Microservices
5 76 (23.75%) Configuration Management
6 70 (21.88%) OO
7 62 (19.38%) Domain-Driven Design
8 60 (18.75%) CQRS
8 60 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
8 60 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
9 59 (18.44%) Open Source
10 56 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (16.25%) Load Balancing
12 47 (14.69%) Migration
13 37 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (11.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (11.25%) SDLC
15 32 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 32 (10.00%) TDD
16 31 (9.69%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (52.50%) Python
2 139 (43.44%) Java
3 86 (26.88%) Ruby
4 72 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 63 (19.69%) Perl
6 60 (18.75%) Java 8
6 60 (18.75%) JPQL
7 56 (17.50%) SQL
8 39 (12.19%) JavaScript
9 29 (9.06%) Shell Script
10 21 (6.56%) PHP
11 19 (5.94%) Scala
12 13 (4.06%) Go
13 9 (2.81%) C
14 8 (2.50%) Groovy
15 7 (2.19%) PHP 5
15 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.88%) PHP 7
17 5 (1.56%) C#
17 5 (1.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 105 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 101 (31.56%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.06%) Degree
4 10 (3.13%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.25%) CCNA
5 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.63%) CCA
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.63%) SSCP
8 1 (0.31%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.31%) CRISC
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) GCP
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (36.88%) Docker
2 30 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (6.56%) VirtualBox
3 21 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.00%) etcd
5 16 (5.00%) flannel
6 8 (2.50%) Postfix
6 8 (2.50%) Squid
6 8 (2.50%) vCloud
7 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) ACF2
9 1 (0.31%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) KVM
9 1 (0.31%) pfSense
9 1 (0.31%) RACF
9 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 101 (31.56%) Puppet
2 97 (30.31%) Kubernetes
3 85 (26.56%) Terraform
4 83 (25.94%) Ansible
5 55 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (13.13%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (9.06%) Packer
8 25 (7.81%) HAProxy
9 24 (7.50%) logstash
10 17 (5.31%) Grafana
11 13 (4.06%) Sysdig
12 12 (3.75%) Rancher
12 12 (3.75%) ZABBIX
13 11 (3.44%) rkt
14 10 (3.13%) Salt
15 9 (2.81%) Consul
16 8 (2.50%) Kibana
16 8 (2.50%) Prometheus
16 8 (2.50%) Rsyslog
17 7 (2.19%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 43 (13.44%) Splunk
2 29 (9.06%) VMware
3 22 (6.88%) Google
4 20 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.63%) New Relic
6 17 (5.31%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.13%) Oracle
8 9 (2.81%) Cisco
9 8 (2.50%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.50%) SAP
9 8 (2.50%) Sonatype
10 7 (2.19%) F5
11 6 (1.88%) Huawei
11 6 (1.88%) SOASTA, Inc
12 5 (1.56%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.94%) Apple
13 3 (0.94%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.63%) Centrify
15 1 (0.31%) Openreach
15 1 (0.31%) Ubiquiti