Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 92 154
Rank change year-on-year +10 +62 -55
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.59% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £483 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +42.96% +3.85%
10th Percentile £425 £441 £319
90th Percentile £475 £524 £356
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £483 £350
% change year-on-year -6.74% +37.86% +7.69%
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 301 286 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.58% 33.18% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 471
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -15.66%
10th Percentile £301 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +57.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £46.25 £16.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +2.22% +59.29% +4.63%

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 17 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) NCrunch
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
1 5 (100.00%) NCrunch
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Application Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Web Application Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft