The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 1.30% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 5.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £350 £318
% change year-on-year +2.07% +10.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £34.00

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 87 84 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 23.97% 21.82% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 68 58
Median daily rate £450 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing LINQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Northamptonshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft