The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 15 April 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 Dorset 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.26% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.21% 26.55% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 26
Average daily rate £488 £275 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £349 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 3 - -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Ektron
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik