The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 46 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing LINQ 12 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 0.39% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 1.32% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 152 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.26% 29.69% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
West Midlands

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) Logistics
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) WPF
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
7 2 (16.67%) WF
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Electronics
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
6 3 (25.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (25.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (25.00%) Programmer
7 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Logistics
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300
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