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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 37 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 1.74% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £369 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
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
116 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.10% 36.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) XAML
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) XAML
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago