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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 126 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing LINQ 4 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 1.15% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 4.16% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £255 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £28.73
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +11.38%
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
769 841 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.83% 27.64% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 473 349
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 4 £375 +7.29% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) WCF
6 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) CSS
6 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) MVC
7 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (47.62%) Entity Framework
8 9 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (42.86%) HTML
9 8 (38.10%) XML
9 8 (38.10%) TDD
10 7 (33.33%) Scrum
10 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (33.33%) CSS3
10 7 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (28.57%) Moq
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
12 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
12 5 (23.81%) jQuery
12 5 (23.81%) Groovy

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Moq
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) WCF
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (47.62%) Entity Framework
5 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) HTML5
10 4 (19.05%) StructureMap
10 4 (19.05%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (19.05%) XSL
10 4 (19.05%) XSLT
11 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) EMV
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Code Coverage
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) OO
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Groovy
6 4 (19.05%) VBScript
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter
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