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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 44 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.80% 23.69% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 45
Average daily rate £325 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CMS
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Ektron
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (60.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) NBehave
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ektron
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore