Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 100 103
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.051% 0.53% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 1.85% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Bristol median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +33.33%
South West median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +6.62% +4.62% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 560 487 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.41% 28.63% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 363 385
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £513 £525 £524
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £47.50 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.18% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £22.90 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £56.13 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Bristol

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft