Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 606 587
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19 +2
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.027% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
London median daily rate - £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% +23.93%
England median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

LINQ to SQL is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15055 14664 14245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.77% 32.33% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11183 11076 10272
London median daily rate £494 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 49 83
London median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.40 £18.86 £13.60
90th Percentile £53.94 £57.50 £70.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +4.17% +2.86%

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 21 July 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) RequireJS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# ASP.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%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 2 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft