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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 87 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 1.03% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 4.56% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate
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£260 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
342 329 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.65% 22.69% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 178 134
Average daily rate £315 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 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 - 2 £260 - 3
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) jQuery
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 9 (52.94%) NHibernate
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) RESTful
7 8 (47.06%) OOP
7 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
8 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (35.29%) HTML
10 5 (29.41%) CSS
11 4 (23.53%) SQL
11 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 4 (23.53%) WCF
11 4 (23.53%) WPF
11 4 (23.53%) CSS3
11 4 (23.53%) HTML5
12 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 3 (17.65%) XML
13 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
13 2 (11.76%) IIS
13 2 (11.76%) OO

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 11 (64.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) NHibernate
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (47.06%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (17.65%) XML
10 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (5.88%) Caliburn.Micro
11 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) RIA
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
3 7 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) ION Trading
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