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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 222 224
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.028% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.095% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.43%
LINQ to SQL
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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
1722 2109 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.49% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1597 1661
Average daily rate £421 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL