The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 80 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.095% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
277 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.36% 19.75% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 184
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Edinburgh region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Edinburgh region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) Spatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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