The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 146 141
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5  
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.11% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £380 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -17.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 737 947 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.63% 33.92% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 683 522
Median daily rate £380 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £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 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -69.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

LINQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LINQ in Yorkshire

LINQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LINQ in Yorkshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
East Yorkshire - 1 £380 - 2
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft