Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 94 94
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.12% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Birmingham median daily rate - £300 -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £300 £344
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.73% +3.77%
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 386 445 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.20% 27.27% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 313 288
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £270
90th Percentile £560 £538 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +344.44% -35.71%
10th Percentile £33.25 £18.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £75.75 £41.60 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.58 £22.00
% change year-on-year +58.60% +39.00% -25.03%

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