Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 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.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 76 48
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Shropshire median daily rate - £400 -
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £311 £313
% change year-on-year -3.61% -0.40% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 126 236 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 32.47% 30.14% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 115 21
Shropshire median daily rate £528 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £408 £333 £250
90th Percentile £600 £535 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Shropshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Shropshire