The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 119
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £350 £318
% change year-on-year +2.07% +10.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £34.00

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 524 712 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.16% 35.23% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 515 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing LINQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in West Yorkshire

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in West Yorkshire