The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 70 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% - 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% - 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
Median daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
LINQ
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
238 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.43% 24.93% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 121 112
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (20.00%) CMS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) EPiServer