The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 36 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.23% 0.44% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 2.78% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.54% 15.86% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 12 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
West Midlands

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 26 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Ektron
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ektron
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore