The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 29 March 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% - 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £354 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £343 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +5.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 149 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 20.03% 22.82% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 95 65
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £46.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Wiltshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 2 £354 - 1
LINQ
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) RedGate
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter