The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / East of England
Rank 102 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing LINQ 19 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 2.60% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 15
Median daily rate £318 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £296 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
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 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
686 654 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.60% 28.24% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 422 465
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Suffolk -11 7 £255 -21.53% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £300 - 2
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £318 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) .NET Framework
3 20 (90.91%) Entity Framework
3 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
4 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
5 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
5 17 (77.27%) MVC
6 15 (68.18%) CSS
7 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (54.55%) jQuery
9 11 (50.00%) HTML
9 11 (50.00%) IIS
9 11 (50.00%) OO
10 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (40.91%) SQL
10 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
11 8 (36.36%) TDD
11 8 (36.36%) NHibernate
11 8 (36.36%) Scrum
12 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (27.27%) SOLID
13 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (27.27%) REST
13 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 6 (27.27%) WCF
13 6 (27.27%) VBScript
13 6 (27.27%) SOAP
13 6 (27.27%) XML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (22.73%) FxCop
3 5 (22.73%) ReSharper
3 5 (22.73%) StyleCop
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 4 (18.18%) Moq
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (95.45%) .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) WCF Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) .NET Framework
3 20 (90.91%) Entity Framework
4 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
5 15 (68.18%) CSS
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) HTML
8 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (36.36%) NHibernate
10 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (27.27%) REST
11 6 (27.27%) SOAP
11 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (27.27%) WCF
11 6 (27.27%) XML
11 6 (27.27%) XSL
11 6 (27.27%) XSLT
12 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET
12 5 (22.73%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Contactless
2 4 (18.18%) EMV
3 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) OOP
5 6 (27.27%) SOLID
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Code Coverage
6 5 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) VBScript
5 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
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