The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Bristol
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 - -

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
220 224 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.97% 25.00% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 166 174
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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 22 February 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Telerik
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) NuGet
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) NuGet
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore