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 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 66 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.60% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.18%  
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 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 179 166 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 27.12% 25.54% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 66
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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