Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 884 891
Contract jobs citing Linear Programming 0 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.014% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.016% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
UK median daily rate - £575 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.46% -9.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £498
% change year-on-year - +10.44% -
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 72,325 89,346 87,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.16% 86.88% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,414 59,091 58,000
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,300 2,337 2,104
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -4.66% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.35 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.64% +2.17%

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