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 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
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.16% 31.85% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 10
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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