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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 123 138
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.66% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.37% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Median daily rate - £338 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
589 801 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.19% 27.80% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 471 592
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) MVVM
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) XAML
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum

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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) XAML
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
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