Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 28 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 524 385
Rank change year-on-year +39 -139 +21
Contract jobs citing LINQ 108 90 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.61% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 165
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +0.06% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £289
90th Percentile £633 £588 £588
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £18.00
England median hourly rate £47.00 - £27.00

LINQ 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 15234 14738 14404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.94% 32.48% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11331 11109 10375
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 57 83
London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.20 £19.00 £13.60
90th Percentile £53.30 £57.50 £70.00
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% +1.37% +4.29%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in London

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in London

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LINQ in London

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in London

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the London region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Central London +27 33 £550 +8.64% 2
South London - 6 £550 - 2
North London - 1 - -
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ 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.

1 103 (95.37%) C#
2 93 (86.11%) .NET
3 78 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 67 (62.04%) MVC
5 63 (58.33%) SQL
6 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
7 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
8 44 (40.74%) HTML
9 41 (37.96%) CSS
10 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (33.33%) TDD
12 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
13 30 (27.78%) XML
14 29 (26.85%) Visual Studio
15 27 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 27 (25.00%) WCF
16 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
16 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (23.15%) Web Services
18 24 (22.22%) WPF
19 23 (21.30%) jQuery
19 23 (21.30%) Unit Testing
19 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (19.44%) Windows
21 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
22 18 (16.67%) JSON
22 18 (16.67%) Multithreading
22 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
22 18 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

LINQ
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 13 (12.04%) IIS
2 8 (7.41%) CMS
3 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (4.63%) DNS
2 5 (4.63%) LDAP
3 4 (3.70%) X.509
4 2 (1.85%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.70%) SQLite
7 3 (2.78%) Bigtable
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.85%) SSDT
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) HBase
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.04%) NUnit
4 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.19%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 6 (5.56%) Moq
6 6 (5.56%) XMLSpy
7 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.70%) JIRA
8 4 (3.70%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.70%) Subversion
9 3 (2.78%) MSTest
10 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (13.89%) Banking
2 14 (12.96%) Finance
3 13 (12.04%) Marketing
4 11 (10.19%) Front Office
5 5 (4.63%) Advertising
5 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (1.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (78.70%) Developer
2 51 (47.22%) C# Developer
3 39 (36.11%) .NET Developer
4 25 (23.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Software Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Architect
11 7 (6.48%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Sitecore Architect
13 5 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
14 4 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
14 4 (3.70%) HTML Developer
14 4 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (86.11%) .NET
2 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
3 44 (40.74%) HTML
4 41 (37.96%) CSS
5 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (27.78%) XML
7 27 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 27 (25.00%) WCF
8 25 (23.15%) Web Services
9 24 (22.22%) WPF
10 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (21.30%) jQuery
11 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 18 (16.67%) JSON
12 18 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (14.81%) Ajax
14 14 (12.96%) Entity Framework
14 14 (12.96%) HTML5
15 13 (12.04%) NHibernate
16 8 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
1 10 (9.26%) Equities
2 9 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 8 (7.41%) e-Learning
3 8 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 8 (7.41%) Learning Management System
4 7 (6.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.48%) Market Risk
4 7 (6.48%) W3C
5 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.63%) NHS
7 4 (3.70%) User Experience
8 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.78%) Fintech
9 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.93%) Clustering
10 1 (0.93%) Derivative
10 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) MVC
2 36 (33.33%) TDD
3 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.30%) Unit Testing
5 18 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 13 (12.04%) Asset Management
7 12 (11.11%) Scrum
7 12 (11.11%) Web Development
8 11 (10.19%) Front End Development
9 10 (9.26%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (9.26%) Migration
9 10 (9.26%) OO
9 10 (9.26%) OOP
10 9 (8.33%) OOD
11 8 (7.41%) MVVM
12 7 (6.48%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.48%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (6.48%) DevOps
12 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (95.37%) C#
2 63 (58.33%) SQL
3 52 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.56%) VBA
7 5 (4.63%) Java
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Python
9 2 (1.85%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) F#
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) WCAG
2 2 (1.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.93%) EMIR
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.63%) Kofax
5 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.78%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.85%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) OpenText
8 1 (0.93%) RedDot
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
8 1 (0.93%) Twitter
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago