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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 - £42.50

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 224 141 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.43% 28.37% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 105
Median daily rate £438 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt

LINQ
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik
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