Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 - 194
Rank change year-on-year - +194 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Scotland median daily rate £360 - £332
10th Percentile £350 - £252
90th Percentile £370 - £445
UK median daily rate £345 £375 £341
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.05% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1326 1194 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.80% 27.51% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 719 673
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in Scotland

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in Scotland

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Glasgow - 2 £360 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) MVC

LINQ to SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft