The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.69% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.25% 13.11% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 15
Average daily rate £333 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Infragistics