Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median daily rate - - £350
East of England median daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +4.17% +10.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 349 183 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.12% 20.82% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 117 194
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.89 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Essex

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Essex