Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 199 222
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.070% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
South West median daily rate - £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +1.96%
England median daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1455 1560 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.34% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1142 1260
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

LINQ to SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ to SQL in the South West

LINQ to SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ to SQL in the South West