The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
LINQ to SQL
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 58 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.54% 28.86% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester