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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / East Midlands
Rank 88 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 6 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.93% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 3.32% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £275 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +9.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
439 422 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.56% 28.08% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 250 170
Median daily rate £355 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +64.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire -13 3 - -
Derbyshire -1 2 £275 -40.54%
Leicestershire -1 1 £450 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Entity Framework
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (50.00%) REST
5 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (50.00%) Web Development
5 6 (50.00%) OWASP
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) WPF
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) SDLC
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (8.33%) HTML
10 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (50.00%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) OWASP
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSD
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore