Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 April 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +91
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.081% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
South East median daily rate £368 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% -22.22% +47.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 508 472 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.10% 40.97% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 332 303
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +11.29% -5.49%
10th Percentile £300 £307 £270
90th Percentile £600 £580 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +173.44% -13.51%
10th Percentile £32.25 £26.38 £12.40
90th Percentile £57.75 £52.05 £38.25
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% +7.50% +14.29%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
Oxford -8 1 £300 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft