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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 160 195 213
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.11% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.38% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £335 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £356 £294
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1132 1590 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.98% 29.27% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1280 1372
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Polymer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Components

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JSON Schema
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Polymer
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Web Components
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL