Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 December 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 146 101
Rank change year-on-year +55 -45 -15
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.11% 0.048% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £483 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.96% +3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £441 £319 £263
90th Percentile £524 £356 £338
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £483 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +34.03% +10.77% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 275 637 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.57% 30.45% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 450 301
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £364 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -11.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £513 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.25 £32.66 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% +23.23% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.83 £28.00 £14.88
90th Percentile £47.73 £36.60 £28.38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.25 £30.33 £26.50
% change year-on-year -3.55% +14.44% -11.67%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Newcastle upon Tyne

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore