Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 414 382 427
Rank change year-on-year -32 +45 +92
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 200 267 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.52% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 188 115
London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +4.77%
10th Percentile £350 £393 £333
90th Percentile £675 £600 £594
England median daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
London median hourly rate £24.23 £27.21 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -42.11% -
England median hourly rate £24.23 £46.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -47.33% -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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 16,008 17,526 14,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.90% 37.64% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,444 12,712 10,447
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.97%
10th Percentile £315 £308 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
England median daily rate £475 £455 £431
% change year-on-year +4.40% +5.57% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 263
London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +11.42%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.31 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £20.44 £21.50 £19.90
% change year-on-year -4.93% +8.07% -0.53%

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 February 2019.

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
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 February 2019. 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
Central London -3 35 £500 +3.63% 22
South London -32 21 £550 - 2
West London +13 14 £475 +6.50% 13
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 135 (67.50%) Linux
2 103 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (50.00%) Unix
4 97 (48.50%) Python
5 89 (44.50%) Git (software)
6 78 (39.00%) Java
7 75 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 62 (31.00%) Test Automation
8 62 (31.00%) DevOps
9 58 (29.00%) Jenkins
10 57 (28.50%) JIRA
11 53 (26.50%) Docker
12 49 (24.50%) Ansible
12 49 (24.50%) Confluence
13 48 (24.00%) Perl
14 47 (23.50%) OO
14 47 (23.50%) Terraform
15 43 (21.50%) Shell Script
16 42 (21.00%) Maven
17 39 (19.50%) RESTful
18 37 (18.50%) Kubernetes
19 35 (17.50%) Relational Database
19 35 (17.50%) REST
20 34 (17.00%) Puppet
20 34 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (17.00%) SQL
21 33 (16.50%) Microservices
22 32 (16.00%) Ruby
22 32 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (15.50%) Vagrant

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 49 (24.50%) Confluence
2 28 (14.00%) WildFly
3 20 (10.00%) Apache
4 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.50%) CMS
6 3 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.50%) WordPress
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.00%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.00%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.50%) concrete5
8 1 (0.50%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.50%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (5.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) Maya
3 1 (0.50%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 11 (5.50%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.50%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 75 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 20 (10.00%) GitHub
4 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.00%) Amazon S3
7 9 (4.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (4.00%) OpenShift
9 6 (3.00%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (3.00%) DigitalOcean
9 6 (3.00%) Serverless
10 5 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.50%) CloudFront
10 5 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (2.50%) Route 53
11 4 (2.00%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (2.00%) BrowserStack
11 4 (2.00%) npm
12 3 (1.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) HTTP
2 15 (7.50%) SSL
3 11 (5.50%) Firewall
4 7 (3.50%) VPN
5 5 (2.50%) DNS
5 5 (2.50%) Internet
5 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.00%) DVB
6 4 (2.00%) Intranet
6 4 (2.00%) VLAN
7 2 (1.00%) 2G
7 2 (1.00%) 3G
7 2 (1.00%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.00%) 4G
7 2 (1.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.00%) LTE
7 2 (1.00%) MIMO
7 2 (1.00%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.00%) VoLTE
7 2 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 29 (14.50%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.00%) MySQL
4 10 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.50%) Blockchain
6 6 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.00%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.00%) Redis
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.50%) DataStage
9 3 (1.50%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.00%) HBase
10 2 (1.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 89 (44.50%) Git (software)
2 58 (29.00%) Jenkins
3 57 (28.50%) JIRA
4 42 (21.00%) Maven
5 31 (15.50%) Vagrant
6 29 (14.50%) Checkstyle
6 29 (14.50%) JUnit
6 29 (14.50%) Mockito
6 29 (14.50%) SonarQube
7 28 (14.00%) Liquibase
8 18 (9.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (8.50%) Subversion
10 15 (7.50%) Bitbucket
11 12 (6.00%) Mocha
11 12 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (5.00%) CircleCI
13 9 (4.50%) Cucumber
14 7 (3.50%) GoCD
14 7 (3.50%) Selenium
15 6 (3.00%) GitLab
General
1 21 (10.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Back Office
2 14 (7.00%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Russian Language
4 4 (2.00%) Billing
5 3 (1.50%) German Language
6 2 (1.00%) Front Office
6 2 (1.00%) Games
6 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (43.00%) Developer
2 40 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.50%) AWS Developer
4 17 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.50%) Analyst
7 13 (6.50%) Perl Developer
8 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 11 (5.50%) Administrator
9 11 (5.50%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.50%) Python Developer
9 11 (5.50%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (5.50%) Technical Business Analyst
10 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (4.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.50%) RESTful
2 35 (17.50%) REST
3 29 (14.50%) Java EE
3 29 (14.50%) JAX-RS
3 29 (14.50%) JMS
3 29 (14.50%) Lambda Expressions
4 28 (14.00%) Drools
4 28 (14.00%) Hibernate
4 28 (14.00%) WireMock
5 24 (12.00%) Node.js
6 22 (11.00%) CSS
7 15 (7.50%) CGI
7 15 (7.50%) FastCGI
7 15 (7.50%) HTML
7 15 (7.50%) React
8 12 (6.00%) Jest
9 10 (5.00%) Gherkin
10 7 (3.50%) Django
10 7 (3.50%) LAMP
11 6 (3.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 11 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (5.50%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.50%) Video on Demand
5 8 (4.00%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.00%) User Experience
6 7 (3.50%) Bitcoin
7 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.00%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.50%) Clustering
9 4 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.00%) Fintech
9 4 (2.00%) IPTV
9 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.00%) Replication
9 4 (2.00%) STB
10 3 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 135 (67.50%) Linux
2 100 (50.00%) Unix
3 28 (14.00%) VMS
3 28 (14.00%) Windows
4 15 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.50%) Solaris
5 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.00%) CentOS
6 6 (3.00%) Debian
6 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.50%) Android
9 3 (1.50%) DC/OS
9 3 (1.50%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.00%) SUSE
10 2 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.00%) DevOps
2 62 (31.00%) Test Automation
3 47 (23.50%) OO
4 33 (16.50%) Microservices
5 32 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (14.50%) Dependency Injection
6 29 (14.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 29 (14.50%) OOA/OOD
7 28 (14.00%) CQRS
8 27 (13.50%) Configuration Management
9 20 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 19 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (8.50%) Regression Testing
12 15 (7.50%) BDD
12 15 (7.50%) Performance Testing
12 15 (7.50%) Project Management
12 15 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
12 15 (7.50%) System Testing
12 15 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.50%) Python
2 78 (39.00%) Java
3 48 (24.00%) Perl
4 43 (21.50%) Shell Script
5 34 (17.00%) SQL
6 32 (16.00%) Ruby
7 30 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 29 (14.50%) Java 8
8 29 (14.50%) JPQL
9 22 (11.00%) Bash Shell
10 20 (10.00%) PHP
11 11 (5.50%) Korn
12 10 (5.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.50%) C++
14 8 (4.00%) Go
15 4 (2.00%) C
15 4 (2.00%) Groovy
15 4 (2.00%) Scala
16 2 (1.00%) PHP 5
16 2 (1.00%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.00%) Degree
4 6 (3.00%) CISSP
5 4 (2.00%) ISEB
5 4 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.50%) MCSE
6 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.50%) RHCE
6 3 (1.50%) SSCP
7 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) NIST 800
System Software
1 53 (26.50%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.00%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.50%) KVM
4 3 (1.50%) pfSense
4 3 (1.50%) Samba
5 2 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.00%) HDFS
5 2 (1.00%) NFS
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.50%) Snort
6 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (24.50%) Ansible
2 47 (23.50%) Terraform
3 37 (18.50%) Kubernetes
4 34 (17.00%) Puppet
5 26 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (9.00%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (9.00%) Packer
7 11 (5.50%) Oracle ZFS
8 10 (5.00%) Salt
9 7 (3.50%) Consul
9 7 (3.50%) Rancher
10 6 (3.00%) Prometheus
11 5 (2.50%) Nagios
12 4 (2.00%) Nessus
12 4 (2.00%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.50%) SCCM
14 2 (1.00%) CFEngine
14 2 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
15 1 (0.50%) Graphite
15 1 (0.50%) Icinga
Vendors
1 25 (12.50%) Splunk
2 23 (11.50%) Oracle
3 21 (10.50%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.50%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.00%) Google
7 5 (2.50%) Huawei
7 5 (2.50%) VMware
8 4 (2.00%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.00%) Mercator
8 4 (2.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.00%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.50%) Qualys
10 2 (1.00%) F5
10 2 (1.00%) Greenplum
10 2 (1.00%) Juniper
10 2 (1.00%) New Relic
10 2 (1.00%) PagerDuty