The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 30 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.88% 1.76% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 5.00% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £285 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -20.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
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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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.21% 35.29% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 28
Average daily rate £300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

LINQ
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) NUnit
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) StyleCop
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) jQuery
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) WCF
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL