The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 67 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.23% 0.62% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 1.71% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
LINQ
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
275 293 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.91% 36.31% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 170 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Average hourly rate £9.50 £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.94% +12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 9 £313 -7.40% 1
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) ADO.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Time Management
3 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 7 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WF
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (40.00%) UML
6 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
8 2 (20.00%) Back Office
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Java

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) ANTLR
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) ADO.NET
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) WF
4 6 (60.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (40.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) XSL
7 1 (10.00%) CAML
7 1 (10.00%) AppFabric
7 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft