Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 79
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.88% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Somerset median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +0.78%
South West median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year +5.84% +5.38% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 157 120 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.13% 26.26% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 92 179
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £277 £236 £274
90th Percentile £485 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 42
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%
10th Percentile £50.50 £68.00 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £181.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -11.76% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Somerset

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Somerset