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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 149 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.019% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.100% 0.063% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1001 1580 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.78% 30.75% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1276 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL