The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 40 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.25% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.62
LINQ
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.43% 21.09% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 55
Average daily rate £325 £269 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -35.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £309 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.25 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Coventry region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing LINQ 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.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ektron
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Sitefinity
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) NBehave
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing LINQ 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) NBehave
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (50.00%) Ektron