Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 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 > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 58 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.48% 0.95% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 2.70% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £413 £350 £363
90th Percentile £438 £350 £388
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent 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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 171 185 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.01% 35.31% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 139 80
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +1.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £252
90th Percentile £488 £445 £569
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in Kent

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in Kent

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Malling - 2 £425 -
LINQ to SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL