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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 111 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing LINQ 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 1.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% -4.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
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
631 747 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.48% 29.19% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 447 388
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 8 - - 1
Essex +5 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Suffolk 0 2 £325 -16.39% 1
Norfolk - 1 £310 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (96.43%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 13 (46.43%) HTML
5 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (39.29%) Ajax
6 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (35.71%) WPF
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) RESTful
9 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) Web Development
10 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (21.43%) CAD
11 6 (21.43%) XHTML
11 6 (21.43%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) SOAP
11 6 (21.43%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
10 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 16 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 13 (46.43%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) Ajax
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) WPF
7 9 (32.14%) RESTful
8 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (21.43%) SOAP
9 6 (21.43%) XHTML
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) CAD
6 5 (17.86%) Release Management
7 4 (14.29%) MVVM
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) API Design
8 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.57%) Document Management
9 1 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago