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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 133 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing LINQ 12 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.25% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.82% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £248 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £32.62
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.41%
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
945 730 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.17% 30.20% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 382 467
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £220 - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £375 -25.00%
Essex -6 3 £310 -6.76% 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £405 - 2
Norfolk - - - -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 43 (91.49%) C#
3 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET
4 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
5 32 (68.09%) CSS
6 28 (59.57%) HTML
6 28 (59.57%) WCF
7 27 (57.45%) .NET Framework
8 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
9 23 (48.94%) WPF
10 19 (40.43%) MVC
10 19 (40.43%) XML
10 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (38.30%) jQuery
11 18 (38.30%) SQL
12 17 (36.17%) TDD
13 16 (34.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
14 15 (31.91%) Web Services
15 14 (29.79%) Scrum
15 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (27.66%) XSLT
17 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
17 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
17 12 (25.53%) XAML
17 12 (25.53%) HTML5
18 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
18 11 (23.40%) Ajax
19 10 (21.28%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (19.15%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 6 (12.77%) FxCop
4 6 (12.77%) StyleCop
5 4 (8.51%) WiX
5 4 (8.51%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.38%) NUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Moq
8 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) Subversion
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) MSTest
8 1 (2.13%) dotTrace
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 30 (63.83%) .NET Developer
3 20 (42.55%) C# Developer
4 18 (38.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) WPF Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Programmer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) ASP.NET
3 32 (68.09%) CSS
4 28 (59.57%) HTML
4 28 (59.57%) WCF
5 27 (57.45%) .NET Framework
6 23 (48.94%) WPF
7 19 (40.43%) XML
8 18 (38.30%) jQuery
9 16 (34.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (31.91%) Web Services
11 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (27.66%) XSLT
13 12 (25.53%) HTML5
14 11 (23.40%) Ajax
15 9 (19.15%) JSON
16 8 (17.02%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (17.02%) SOAP
17 6 (12.77%) XSL
17 6 (12.77%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.38%) RIA
2 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) MVC
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
3 14 (29.79%) Scrum
4 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
5 9 (19.15%) MVVM
6 8 (17.02%) Kanban
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) SOA
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) OOP
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) Code Coverage
8 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) Migration
11 3 (6.38%) ETL
11 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
12 2 (4.26%) Android Development
12 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
4 12 (25.53%) XAML
5 10 (21.28%) VB
6 7 (14.89%) VB6
7 6 (12.77%) VBScript
8 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter
3 2 (4.26%) ION Trading
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