The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 134 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% - 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £304 £354
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
LINQ to SQL
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
878 714 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 29.24% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 378 432
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 51 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £12.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Essex - 8 £375 - 4
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
LINQ to SQL
England

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
3 7 (77.78%) Autofac
3 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
3 7 (77.78%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) CSS3
3 7 (77.78%) Autofac
3 7 (77.78%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft