The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 46 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.48% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.56% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £406 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £300 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
112 78 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 26.79% 24.15% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 57
Median daily rate £400 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Sitecore