The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.62
LINQ
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
188 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.13% 34.07% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 49 84
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Cambridge region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
5 3 (42.86%) WiX
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) XAML
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Android Development
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) WiX
2 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) SOAP
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft