Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 81 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.42% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Glasgow median daily rate £360 £345 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +11.50%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £280
90th Percentile £370 £360 £345
Scotland median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year +4.35% +11.29% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 474 353 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.52% 31.43% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 189 187
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £500 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 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 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%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

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 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft