The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 38 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.36% - 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
LINQ
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.60% 17.57% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 23
Average daily rate £300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £100 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Derbyshire region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

LINQ
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Software Development Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft