The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% - 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £350 £318
% change year-on-year +2.07% +10.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £34.00

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 268 227 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 40.48% 31.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 153 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing LINQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Glasgow

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Glasgow

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik