The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 82 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.92% 3.55% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate £260 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
445 338 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.59% 26.18% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Northamptonshire -7 5 £219 -15.86% 1
Derbyshire - 5 £260 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - - 4
Leicestershire - - - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
5 12 (52.17%) MVC
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (47.83%) jQuery
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
7 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (34.78%) WPF
10 7 (30.43%) TDD
10 7 (30.43%) OO
10 7 (30.43%) Moq
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (21.74%) RESTful
12 5 (21.74%) MVVM
12 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (21.74%) OOP
12 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
12 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
12 5 (21.74%) Telerik
12 5 (21.74%) WinForms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) SQLite
4 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 7 (30.43%) Moq
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.04%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) C# Developer
3 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) WPF
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (21.74%) WinForms
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) CSS3
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) MVVM
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Telerik
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) ION Trading
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