The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 68 46
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
268 224 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.78% 28.04% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 176 83
Average daily rate £375 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL