Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 10 December 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)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 17.50% 14.81% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 25.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
West Malling median daily rate £418 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.79% - -
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent 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 West Malling with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 28 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 70.00% 59.26% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
West Malling median daily rate £418 £344 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.45% +10.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £370 £330 £236
90th Percentile £476 £475 £376
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +19.29% +1.45% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in West Malling

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in West Malling

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ 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 across the West Malling region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Sitecore

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) MVVM
3 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sitecore