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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 112 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing LINQ 17 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 1.88% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 13
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £293 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
LINQ
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
667 692 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.45% 26.88% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 452 594
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.42 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +6 9 £400 +23.07% 3
Suffolk -4 5 £150 -53.84%
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £305 - 5
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
2 16 (94.12%) Entity Framework
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 15 (88.24%) MVC
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (70.59%) CSS
6 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (58.82%) IIS
7 10 (58.82%) OO
8 9 (52.94%) HTML
9 8 (47.06%) SQL
9 8 (47.06%) jQuery
10 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (41.18%) TDD
10 7 (41.18%) NHibernate
10 7 (41.18%) Scrum
11 6 (35.29%) VBScript
11 6 (35.29%) SOAP
11 6 (35.29%) XML
11 6 (35.29%) XSL
11 6 (35.29%) XSLT
11 6 (35.29%) OOP
11 6 (35.29%) WCF
11 6 (35.29%) REST
11 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
11 6 (35.29%) SOLID
12 5 (29.41%) Relational Database

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 10 (58.82%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (29.41%) FxCop
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) ReSharper
1 5 (29.41%) StyleCop
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
3 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
4 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (11.76%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (11.76%) WCF Developer
9 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
9 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
2 16 (94.12%) Entity Framework
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (41.18%) NHibernate
8 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
8 6 (35.29%) REST
8 6 (35.29%) SOAP
8 6 (35.29%) WCF
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) XSL
8 6 (35.29%) XSLT
9 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET
9 5 (29.41%) AutoMapper
9 5 (29.41%) Dapper ORM
9 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Contactless
1 4 (23.53%) EMV
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) SOLID
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Code Coverage
6 5 (29.41%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (29.41%) Refactoring
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) VBScript
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft