Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for LINQ to SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 132 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 7 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.20% 0.84% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 3.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
South East median daily rate £340 £359 -
% change year-on-year -5.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

LINQ to SQL 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 Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 762 894 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.78% 24.97% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 512 642
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £285
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.98 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -2.27% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33.39 £25.00 £34.75
90th Percentile £80.73 £56.13 £57.65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LINQ to SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in Hampshire

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in Hampshire

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Portsmouth - 6 £325 -
Fareham 0 1 - -
LINQ to SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) User Experience
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) API Development
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) REST

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) LINQ
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) API Development
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft