Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 20 August 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +39
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.42% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Luton median daily rate £469 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £469 £413 -
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

LINQ 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 Luton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72 104 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 25.62% 36.11% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 45
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £308
90th Percentile £600 £547 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £36.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £27.50

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Luton

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ 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 Luton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) CQRS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Kibana
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Log4Net
4 1 (25.00%) AutoMapper

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Log4Net
2 1 (25.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AutoMapper
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Ninject
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) CQRS
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google