Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 626 599 581
Rank change year-on-year -27 -18 +8
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.020% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
London median daily rate - £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.12% -26.00%
England median daily rate £335 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -10.67% +20.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,978 14,737 14,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.52% 35.08% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,124 11,032 10,587
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 78 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.61% +10.26%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.80 £16.29
90th Percentile £47.83 £71.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in London

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (100.00%) KDB
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) AMQP
1 4 (100.00%) Mocha
1 4 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Avro
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) NancyFx
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
1 4 (100.00%) React

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) KDB
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Mocha
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Avro
1 4 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
1 4 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) NancyFx
1 4 (100.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree