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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 113 131 103
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Contract jobs citing LINQ 13 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.14% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 0.52% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £428 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
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
614 770 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.17% 27.84% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 434 468
Median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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
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 4 May 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
Essex +5 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £350 - 5
Norfolk - 3 £310 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) jQuery
4 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
5 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) WPF
6 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (42.86%) Entity Framework
8 11 (39.29%) HTML
9 10 (35.71%) TDD
10 9 (32.14%) Ajax
10 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
11 8 (28.57%) CSS
11 8 (28.57%) NUnit
11 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (28.57%) Selenium
12 7 (25.00%) WCF
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) CAD
12 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 7 (25.00%) Web Development
12 7 (25.00%) HTML5
13 5 (17.86%) CSS3
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft

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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) NUnit
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Moq
4 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) jQuery
4 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (46.43%) WPF
6 12 (42.86%) Entity Framework
7 11 (39.29%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) Ajax
9 8 (28.57%) CSS
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (25.00%) HTML5
10 7 (25.00%) WCF
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (17.86%) CSS3
11 5 (17.86%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 3 (10.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) CAD
5 7 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (10.71%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Release Management
7 3 (10.71%) SOLID
8 2 (7.14%) Document Management
8 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.14%) MVVM
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
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