Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 18 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 140 128
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 16 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.63% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 13
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +23.81%
10th Percentile £328 £262 £300
90th Percentile £390 £538 £435
England median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +4.09% -3.93% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £41.25

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 915 918 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.84% 27.76% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 554 513
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +60.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.13
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the East Midlands

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in the East Midlands

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in the East Midlands

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leicestershire +5 10 £313 - 4
Derbyshire -11 5 £375 +36.36%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
6 6 (37.50%) Logistics
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
8 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (25.00%) R
8 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) C
9 3 (18.75%) Automotive
9 3 (18.75%) MVC

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (18.75%) Redis
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Logistics
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Asynchronous Programming
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) R
4 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens