Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 113 138
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 -8
Contract jobs citing LINQ 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.37% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Surrey median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +33.33%
10th Percentile £373 £403 £253
90th Percentile £519 £468 £483
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £319
% change year-on-year -6.67% +17.65% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 812 537 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.77% 26.74% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 344 597
Surrey median daily rate £465 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -1.79% +12.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £580 £559 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 21
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £38.35 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £41.50 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LINQ in Surrey

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £506 - 1
Redhill - 2 £375 -
Reigate - 1 £375 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (90.00%) MSBuild
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) BladeLogic
4 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) XAML

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MSBuild
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Moq
5 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (70.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (60.00%) WPF Developer
5 5 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 3 (30.00%) XAML Developer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (30.00%) Caliburn.Micro
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) WinForms
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) MVVM
6 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) XAML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft