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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 85 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.27% 1.11% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 5.00% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 320 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.75% 22.11% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 173 136
Average daily rate £305 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Derbyshire - 3 £260 -
Nottinghamshire +11 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
4 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (55.56%) Web Services
7 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (50.00%) NHibernate
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (44.44%) RESTful
8 8 (44.44%) OOP
9 7 (38.89%) HTML
9 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (33.33%) CSS
11 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 5 (27.78%) HTML5
12 4 (22.22%) CSS3
12 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (22.22%) WCF
12 4 (22.22%) WPF
12 4 (22.22%) SQL
13 3 (16.67%) IIS
13 3 (16.67%) XML
13 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Moq
3 1 (5.56%) MSI
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 11 (61.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) NHibernate
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (44.44%) RESTful
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) CSS3
10 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (22.22%) WCF
10 4 (22.22%) WPF
11 3 (16.67%) XML
12 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (5.56%) SOAP
13 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) OOP
3 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
6 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ION Trading