The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
London / City of London
Rank 145 132 167
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Contract jobs citing LINQ 11 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.86% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 19
Median daily rate £472 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £448 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
1075 969 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.94% 32.35% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 804 1250
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LINQ
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 across the City of London region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ 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.

1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 21 (87.50%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (66.67%) MVC
6 16 (66.67%) HTML5
7 15 (62.50%) TDD
8 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
8 14 (58.33%) CSS
9 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
10 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (45.83%) RESTful
10 11 (45.83%) SQL
11 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
11 10 (41.67%) Workflow
11 10 (41.67%) Finance
11 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
11 10 (41.67%) CSS3
11 10 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (41.67%) User Experience
11 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
12 9 (37.50%) Protractor
12 9 (37.50%) gulp
12 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (37.50%) Bower
12 9 (37.50%) BDD
12 9 (37.50%) Gherkin

LINQ
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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 9 (37.50%) Couchbase
3 9 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (37.50%) Bower
3 9 (37.50%) gulp
3 9 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (37.50%) Mocha
3 9 (37.50%) Protractor
3 9 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
2 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Angular Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
7 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) HTML5
4 14 (58.33%) CSS
5 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (45.83%) RESTful
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (41.67%) CSS3
8 9 (37.50%) Chai
8 9 (37.50%) Entity Framework
8 9 (37.50%) Gherkin
8 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (33.33%) WCF
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery
11 6 (25.00%) WPF
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (20.83%) Task Parallel Library
13 4 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 7 (29.17%) Equities
2 7 (29.17%) Fixed Income
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) MVC
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
4 10 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (41.67%) Workflow
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) OOP
5 9 (37.50%) Service Design
6 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
6 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
7 5 (20.83%) MVVM
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Infragistics
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) OpenText
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) RedDot
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago