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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 128 141 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -33
Contract jobs citing LINQ 19 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.26% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 0.89% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Average daily rate
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£330 £331 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +52.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £283 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £433 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £24.00
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
836 901 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.83% 29.69% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 566 385
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 42
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £325 -13.33% 2
Hertfordshire -6 6 £330 +50.00% 9
Essex -6 1 £360 +16.12% 3
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 - 2
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (87.50%) C#
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) ADO.NET
4 13 (54.17%) MVC
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (45.83%) WPF
7 10 (41.67%) XML
7 10 (41.67%) Entity Framework
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (33.33%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) Banking
9 8 (33.33%) WCF
10 7 (29.17%) Time Management
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
11 6 (25.00%) WF
11 6 (25.00%) Subversion
11 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (25.00%) Finance
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) ANTLR
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.17%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 13 (54.17%) ADO.NET
4 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) WPF
6 10 (41.67%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) Entity Framework
7 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (33.33%) jQuery
8 8 (33.33%) WCF
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (25.00%) WF
11 4 (16.67%) MSMQ
11 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (12.50%) CSS
12 3 (12.50%) HTML
13 2 (8.33%) JSON
13 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
3 13 (54.17%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Time Management
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 3 (12.50%) MVVM
8 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
9 1 (4.17%) SOA
9 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.17%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.17%) SDLC
9 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
9 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
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