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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / East of England
Rank 111 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing LINQ 12 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.40% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £325 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £321 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £366 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 - -

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
591 624 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.16% 26.41% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 386 457
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 33
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 6 £313 - 3
Suffolk -5 3 £360 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £338 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £318 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) .NET Framework
3 22 (91.67%) Entity Framework
3 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
5 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
5 19 (79.17%) MVC
6 17 (70.83%) CSS
7 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (58.33%) jQuery
9 13 (54.17%) HTML
10 11 (45.83%) SQL
10 11 (45.83%) IIS
10 11 (45.83%) OO
10 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
11 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (33.33%) WCF
12 8 (33.33%) TDD
12 8 (33.33%) NHibernate
12 8 (33.33%) XSLT
12 8 (33.33%) Scrum
12 8 (33.33%) XML
13 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (25.00%) SOLID
14 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (25.00%) REST

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 11 (45.83%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (20.83%) FxCop
3 5 (20.83%) ReSharper
3 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Moq
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (95.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
4 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) WCF Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) .NET Framework
3 22 (91.67%) Entity Framework
4 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
5 17 (70.83%) CSS
6 14 (58.33%) jQuery
7 13 (54.17%) HTML
8 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (33.33%) NHibernate
10 8 (33.33%) WCF
10 8 (33.33%) XML
10 8 (33.33%) XSLT
11 6 (25.00%) REST
11 6 (25.00%) SOAP
11 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (25.00%) XSL
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (20.83%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Contactless
2 4 (16.67%) EMV
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) SOLID
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Code Coverage
6 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) VBScript
5 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
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