The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.39% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
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
South West

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.61% 11.98% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 35
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.75 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% -4.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £225 - 3
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) StructureMap
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft