The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 87
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.14% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -1.42% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 433 352 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 33.33% 26.19% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 256 208
Median daily rate £398 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Surrey

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

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) webpack
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) webpack
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript