The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.03% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.38% -17.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.21% 17.53% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
Cheshire

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Chester

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

LINQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL