The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 55 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.83% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £305 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
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
214 242 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.58% 35.07% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 177
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Median hourly rate £28.25 £43.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 2 £285 - 2
Peterborough - 1 £325 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVVM
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft