The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 29 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 137 104 122
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing LINQ 8 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 2.02% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 11
Average daily rate
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£331 £218 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.29% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £343 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
889 693 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.32% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 382 436
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 73
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.82 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LINQ
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 across the East of England region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the East of England region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

LINQ
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £375 -25.00% 2
Essex -8 2 £310 +44.18% 4
Hertfordshire -6 1 £220 - 4
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 6
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) C#
3 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
3 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
4 28 (65.12%) CSS
5 26 (60.47%) WCF
6 25 (58.14%) HTML
7 24 (55.81%) WPF
7 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
8 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
9 17 (39.53%) MVC
9 17 (39.53%) XML
9 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (37.21%) jQuery
10 16 (37.21%) TDD
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
11 15 (34.88%) SQL
12 14 (32.56%) Web Services
12 14 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (30.23%) HTML5
13 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
14 12 (27.91%) XAML
15 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
15 11 (25.58%) Ajax
16 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
16 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (23.26%) XSLT
16 10 (23.26%) Scrum
17 9 (20.93%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (79.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) WiX
4 4 (9.30%) MSBuild
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) FxCop
4 4 (9.30%) StyleCop
5 2 (4.65%) Moq
6 1 (2.33%) dotTrace
6 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 26 (60.47%) .NET Developer
3 18 (41.86%) C# Developer
4 16 (37.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) WPF Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
3 28 (65.12%) CSS
4 26 (60.47%) WCF
5 25 (58.14%) HTML
6 24 (55.81%) WPF
6 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
7 17 (39.53%) XML
8 16 (37.21%) jQuery
9 14 (32.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (32.56%) Web Services
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (30.23%) HTML5
11 11 (25.58%) Ajax
12 10 (23.26%) XSLT
13 9 (20.93%) JSON
14 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (18.60%) SOAP
15 5 (11.63%) XHTML
15 5 (11.63%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) RIA
2 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) MVC
2 16 (37.21%) TDD
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
4 8 (18.60%) Kanban
4 8 (18.60%) MVVM
4 8 (18.60%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Code Coverage
8 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.65%) Android Development
9 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) XAML
5 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
6 8 (18.60%) VB
7 7 (16.28%) VB6
8 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.30%) VBScript
9 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
3 2 (4.65%) ION Trading
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