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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £305 £378
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
- -48.93%
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
32 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.23% 37.38% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 12
Average daily rate £350 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -5.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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