Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 20.69% 25.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.09% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
West Malling median daily rate £418 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.79% - -
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 -
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -
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 23 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 79.31% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 6
West Malling median daily rate £413 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £368 £324 £244
90th Percentile £468 £367 £369
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
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 21 October 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore