The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.64% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 17 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 23.72% 26.56% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 33
Median daily rate £400 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

LINQ
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#