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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 49 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.41% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 2.56% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £263 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
165 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.88% 24.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 53 62
Median daily rate £400 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% -37.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 July 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (33.33%) CMS

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 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
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
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Sitecore