Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 168 175
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.070% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Berkshire median daily rate £481 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +16.00% -21.38%
10th Percentile £254 £329 £276
90th Percentile £528 £386 £344
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 902 881 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.28% 20.70% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 524 620
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £277 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £19.61 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.18% -47.36% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LINQ in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LINQ in Berkshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Reading +11 5 £494 +36.21% 1
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Sitecore
5 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 2 (28.57%) Presales
6 2 (28.57%) Marketing
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Middleware
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
7 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Sitecore