The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Derbyshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.95% - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.96% 18.70% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 12
Average daily rate £295 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £550 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LINQ
East Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 1 £260 - 2
Derby - 1 - - 1
LINQ
East Midlands

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) C# Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) WF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared