The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 81 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing LINQ 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 2.03% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Median daily rate £469 £308 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.43% +18.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
LINQ
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 394 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.14% 25.02% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 259 175
Median daily rate £380 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.86 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.49% -54.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Leicestershire +10 6 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £525 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £275 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (76.92%) HTML
4 20 (76.92%) HTML5
4 20 (76.92%) Entity Framework
5 18 (69.23%) AngularJS
6 16 (61.54%) Windows
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (50.00%) Sass
7 13 (50.00%) RESTful
7 13 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 13 (50.00%) git-flow
7 13 (50.00%) Aurelia
7 13 (50.00%) jspm
8 12 (46.15%) Node.js
9 11 (42.31%) TypeScript
10 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
11 9 (34.62%) ECMAScript
11 9 (34.62%) Material Design
11 9 (34.62%) Windows Phone
12 8 (30.77%) CSS
12 8 (30.77%) WCF
13 7 (26.92%) jQuery
13 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
13 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
13 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (23.08%) REST

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DMZ
1 4 (15.38%) Extranet
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (50.00%) git-flow
1 13 (50.00%) jspm
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) Entity Framework
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) HTML5
3 18 (69.23%) AngularJS
4 13 (50.00%) Aurelia
4 13 (50.00%) RESTful
4 13 (50.00%) Sass
5 12 (46.15%) Node.js
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 9 (34.62%) Material Design
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) WCF
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
9 7 (26.92%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (23.08%) REST
11 5 (19.23%) JSON
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) SOLID
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) User Stories
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) OWASP
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) TypeScript
4 9 (34.62%) ECMAScript
5 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) VBScript
8 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter