Period
to 23 October 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 23 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 415 464
Rank change year-on-year +60 +49 +81
Contract jobs citing Linux Command Line 290 213 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 156 103
London median daily rate £550 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £356 £325
90th Percentile £625 £581 £613
England median daily rate £505 £475 £423
% change year-on-year +6.32% +12.43% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £47.59 - £50.10
10th Percentile £30.03 - £49.37
90th Percentile £67.43 - £50.82
England median hourly rate £26.00 - £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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,811 18,002 16,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.51% 39.56% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,854 12,875 11,877
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 227 251
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.30 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +11.93% -4.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 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
South London +8 71 £550 - 2
Central London +6 44 £475 +15.15% 11
West London -10 18 £525 +17.71% 16
East London -43 8 £500 +11.11% 5
Linux Command Line
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Linux Command Line.

1 193 (66.55%) Unix
2 176 (60.69%) Linux
3 171 (58.97%) Git (software)
4 152 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (47.24%) Python
6 131 (45.17%) Java
7 112 (38.62%) Test Automation
8 110 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
9 84 (28.97%) OO
9 84 (28.97%) JIRA
10 74 (25.52%) RESTful
10 74 (25.52%) Docker
10 74 (25.52%) DevOps
11 72 (24.83%) SonarQube
11 72 (24.83%) REST
12 71 (24.48%) Microservices
13 70 (24.14%) Relational Database
14 67 (23.10%) Vagrant
14 67 (23.10%) Confluence
14 67 (23.10%) Maven
14 67 (23.10%) JUnit
15 66 (22.76%) Liquibase
16 64 (22.07%) Terraform
17 63 (21.72%) Puppet
18 62 (21.38%) Jenkins
19 60 (20.69%) Ruby
19 60 (20.69%) Security Cleared
20 59 (20.34%) Java EE
20 59 (20.34%) Checkstyle
20 59 (20.34%) OOA/OOD

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 67 (23.10%) Confluence
2 55 (18.97%) WildFly
3 48 (16.55%) Apache
4 15 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.79%) Apache Solr
6 10 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.10%) nginx
8 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.03%) CMS
9 3 (1.03%) WordPress
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.34%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.83%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 110 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (8.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 25 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (4.48%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (4.48%) Amazon S3
7 12 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.79%) Serverless
9 9 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.07%) GitHub
12 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.38%) Datadog
13 4 (1.38%) SaaS
14 3 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (1.03%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.69%) PaaS
15 2 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.10%) HTTP
2 36 (12.41%) SSL
3 27 (9.31%) DNS
4 22 (7.59%) Firewall
5 21 (7.24%) Internet
5 21 (7.24%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.17%) Intranet
6 15 (5.17%) SSH
7 11 (3.79%) OpenVPN
8 10 (3.45%) DVB
9 9 (3.10%) BIG-IP
9 9 (3.10%) LAN
10 8 (2.76%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (2.07%) MPLS
11 6 (2.07%) Structured Cabling
11 6 (2.07%) Wireless
12 5 (1.72%) ADSL
12 5 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (1.72%) ISDN
12 5 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 59 (20.34%) RDBMS
3 36 (12.41%) MySQL
4 20 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 20 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.83%) MariaDB
6 13 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (3.79%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.38%) Redis
11 3 (1.03%) Big Data
11 3 (1.03%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.34%) HBase
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 171 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 84 (28.97%) JIRA
3 72 (24.83%) SonarQube
4 67 (23.10%) JUnit
4 67 (23.10%) Maven
4 67 (23.10%) Vagrant
5 66 (22.76%) Liquibase
6 62 (21.38%) Jenkins
7 59 (20.34%) Checkstyle
7 59 (20.34%) Mockito
8 29 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 29 (10.00%) Selenium
9 19 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (4.83%) Mocha
11 11 (3.79%) CircleCI
11 11 (3.79%) Gatling
12 10 (3.45%) Bitbucket
12 10 (3.45%) JMeter
12 10 (3.45%) LoadRunner
12 10 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 24 (8.28%) Banking
2 23 (7.93%) Finance
3 17 (5.86%) Back Office
4 5 (1.72%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.03%) German Language
5 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Front Office
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (38.28%) Developer
2 61 (21.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (19.31%) Java Developer
4 48 (16.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 23 (7.93%) Analyst
6 21 (7.24%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (6.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (6.55%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (5.86%) Perl Developer
9 14 (4.83%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.83%) PHP Developer
9 14 (4.83%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (4.83%) Technical Business Analyst
10 13 (4.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (3.45%) Python Developer
12 9 (3.10%) React Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Tester
14 7 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.52%) RESTful
2 72 (24.83%) REST
3 59 (20.34%) Java EE
3 59 (20.34%) JAX-RS
3 59 (20.34%) JMS
3 59 (20.34%) Lambda Expressions
4 58 (20.00%) Drools
4 58 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 58 (20.00%) WireMock
5 43 (14.83%) React
6 41 (14.14%) CSS
7 34 (11.72%) Node.js
8 29 (10.00%) CGI
8 29 (10.00%) FastCGI
8 29 (10.00%) HTML
9 28 (9.66%) Gherkin
10 25 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
11 24 (8.28%) LAMP
12 14 (4.83%) Jest
13 13 (4.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.83%) User Experience
4 11 (3.79%) Video\Live Streaming
5 10 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (3.45%) IPTV
5 10 (3.45%) STB
6 9 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.76%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.07%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (2.07%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.38%) Replication
10 3 (1.03%) Clustering
10 3 (1.03%) Fintech
10 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.69%) Social Media
12 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 193 (66.55%) Unix
2 176 (60.69%) Linux
3 55 (18.97%) VMS
4 29 (10.00%) Windows
5 26 (8.97%) Solaris
6 19 (6.55%) CentOS
7 16 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.45%) SUSE
8 10 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.76%) DC/OS
10 7 (2.41%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.72%) Debian
12 3 (1.03%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.62%) Test Automation
3 84 (28.97%) OO
4 74 (25.52%) DevOps
5 71 (24.48%) Microservices
6 59 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
6 59 (20.34%) Domain-Driven Design
6 59 (20.34%) OOA/OOD
7 58 (20.00%) CQRS
8 42 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (13.45%) Migration
10 38 (13.10%) API Testing
11 36 (12.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 34 (11.72%) Configuration Management
13 33 (11.38%) Unit Testing
14 30 (10.34%) SDET
15 29 (10.00%) Front End Development
15 29 (10.00%) Open Source
15 29 (10.00%) System Testing
16 28 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (47.24%) Python
2 131 (45.17%) Java
3 60 (20.69%) Ruby
4 59 (20.34%) Java 8
4 59 (20.34%) JPQL
5 57 (19.66%) Perl
6 54 (18.62%) SQL
7 49 (16.90%) Shell Script
8 38 (13.10%) JavaScript
9 36 (12.41%) Bash Shell
10 32 (11.03%) PHP
11 15 (5.17%) Korn
12 14 (4.83%) Go
13 12 (4.14%) Scala
14 10 (3.45%) C
15 8 (2.76%) Groovy
15 8 (2.76%) PHP 5
16 7 (2.41%) PHP 7
16 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 60 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 59 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) CISSP
3 5 (1.72%) Degree
3 5 (1.72%) SSCP
4 4 (1.38%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.69%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.86%) QA
System Software
1 74 (25.52%) Docker
2 16 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.45%) etcd
3 10 (3.45%) flannel
4 9 (3.10%) VirtualBox
4 9 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.76%) Postfix
5 8 (2.76%) Squid
5 8 (2.76%) vCloud
6 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.38%) KVM
7 3 (1.03%) NFS
7 3 (1.03%) pfSense
7 3 (1.03%) Samba
8 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 64 (22.07%) Terraform
2 63 (21.72%) Puppet
3 59 (20.34%) Kubernetes
4 56 (19.31%) Ansible
5 37 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (9.66%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (5.52%) Packer
7 16 (5.52%) ZABBIX
8 15 (5.17%) Oracle ZFS
9 14 (4.83%) Prometheus
10 13 (4.48%) Sysdig
11 12 (4.14%) logstash
11 12 (4.14%) Rancher
12 11 (3.79%) Salt
13 9 (3.10%) CFEngine
13 9 (3.10%) Consul
13 9 (3.10%) Kibana
14 8 (2.76%) Rsyslog
15 7 (2.41%) Nagios
16 5 (1.72%) rkt
Vendors
1 44 (15.17%) Splunk
2 22 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 17 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.86%) Oracle
3 17 (5.86%) VMware
4 11 (3.79%) Huawei
5 10 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 10 (3.45%) SOASTA, Inc
6 9 (3.10%) F5
6 9 (3.10%) Google
7 8 (2.76%) Sonatype
8 6 (2.07%) Cisco
8 6 (2.07%) New Relic
9 3 (1.03%) Apple
9 3 (1.03%) PagerDuty
9 3 (1.03%) SAP
10 2 (0.69%) Centrify
11 1 (0.34%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.34%) Openreach
11 1 (0.34%) Ubiquiti