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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.033% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.73
LINQ to SQL
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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
771 847 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.89% 27.86% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 482 340
Average daily rate £385 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (66.67%) Autofac
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (66.67%) Autofac
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL