Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Linear Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linear Programming over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 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.

Linear Programming
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 845 846 835
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +58
Contract jobs citing Linear Programming 4 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.027% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 2
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +4.68% -
10th Percentile £476 £293 £395
90th Percentile £548 £600 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £463 £395
% change year-on-year +7.57% +17.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Linear Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,934 86,202 77,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.06% 86.60% 85.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,876 56,800 50,921
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,188 2,341 2,107
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -12.88% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.47
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.04 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.76% -19.84% -7.41%

Linear Programming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Linear Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Linear Programming in the UK

Linear Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linear Programming in the UK

Linear Programming
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linear Programming within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
England +30 4 £525 +10.53%
London +23 2 £525 -16.00%
UK excluding London +12 2 £498 +7.57% 1
South East +2 1 £470 +1.62%
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
North of England - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linear Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Linear Programming.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) SpaCy
3 1 (25.00%) Markov Model
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (25.00%) Docker

Linear Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (25.00%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Luigi
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) D3.js
2 1 (25.00%) Electron Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (25.00%) MLlib
2 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Pandas
2 1 (25.00%) PyMC3
2 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) SpaCy
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Markov Model
3 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle