Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 37
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.24% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.89% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £300
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
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 59 112 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.14% 26.48% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £340 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -3.89% +8.85%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £429 £425 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Staffordshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Staffordshire