The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 199 - 198
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £305 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
- -48.93%
LINQ to SQL
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
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 the City of London

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the City of London region.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LINQ to SQL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Autofac
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Dapper ORM

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Autofac
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL