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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Somerset
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 75 93 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.38% 35.23% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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

LINQ
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL