Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 135 154
Rank change year-on-year -23 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.032% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.93% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 10
Manchester median daily rate - £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94% +3.08%
North West median daily rate £300 £374 £325
% change year-on-year -19.87% +15.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,209 1,075 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.53% 36.18% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 729 794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 8
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +53.76% -37.21%
10th Percentile £12.07 £16.40 £14.85
90th Percentile £38.00 £47.70 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -5.80%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Manchester

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Manchester

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA