Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - -
East of England median daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 382 324 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.07% 23.23% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 194 207
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.60% +2.74%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £585 £538 £518
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in Hertfordshire

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in Hertfordshire

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £350 - 3
Hertford - 1 £325 -
LINQ to SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) API Development
1 2 (100.00%) RequireJS

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft