Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.92% 1.06% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 3.65% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -9.97%
10th Percentile £363 £150 £283
90th Percentile £424 £361 £378
East of England median daily rate £375 £354 £325
% change year-on-year +6.01% +8.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Suffolk with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 94 137 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 28.92% 29.09% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 119
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £302 £294 £290
90th Percentile £500 £535 £530
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +10 3 £375 +9.49%
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML