The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 28 34
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.57% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.48% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
LINQ
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.07% 22.43% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 27
Average daily rate £400 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Bedfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft