Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 21 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 102 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 0.81% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £311 £313
% change year-on-year -3.61% -0.40% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 397 495 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.08% 32.69% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 320 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +3.78%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £260
90th Percentile £525 £514 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Birmingham

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Birmingham

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LINQ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) DOM
5 1 (20.00%) EDI
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRUD
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altova
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin