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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 44 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 1.63% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +24.27%
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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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 153 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.89% 41.46% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 104 41
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) CAML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) WF
1 1 (33.33%) CAML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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