The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 78 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.092% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.55% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£363 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.79%
LINQ
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 193 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 24.52% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 103 125
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Warrington - 1 £363 - 2
LINQ
North West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Modernizr
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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