Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for LINQ to SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

LINQ to SQL (L2S)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 227 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +197
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% 0.015% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median daily rate - £325 -
England median daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

LINQ to SQL 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1792 1927 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.53% 27.95% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1350 1268
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £540
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 66
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.40 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.85 £45.67
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LINQ to SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ to SQL in the North West

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
LINQ to SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 North West region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

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%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik