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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.14% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
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 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 49 29 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 28.00% 15.43% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 44
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £375 - 1
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing

LINQ
Top Related 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL