The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 June 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £318
% change year-on-year - +10.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £34.00

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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 72 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 32.54% 27.91% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 53
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL