The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 562 539 516
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 21 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £330 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
LINQ to SQL
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13710 13639 11662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.40% 27.66% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9197 9142 7535
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 178 338
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.79 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in England

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Histogram in England

LINQ to SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LINQ to SQL Hourly Rate Trend in England

LINQ to SQL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
London +17 13 £350 +27.27% 3
South West +9 5 £350 +7.69% 1
West Midlands - 2 £363 -
North West -11 1 - - 2
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) C#
3 31 (91.18%) .NET Framework
4 28 (82.35%) MVC
4 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 28 (82.35%) Entity Framework
5 26 (76.47%) LINQ
5 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (76.47%) SQL
6 25 (73.53%) WCF
6 25 (73.53%) jQuery
7 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
8 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (55.88%) TDD
9 18 (52.94%) HTML
9 18 (52.94%) CSS
10 16 (47.06%) OO
10 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
11 15 (44.12%) BDD
12 14 (41.18%) HTML5
12 14 (41.18%) OOD
12 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
13 11 (32.35%) MSMQ
13 11 (32.35%) SOAP
13 11 (32.35%) Ajax
13 11 (32.35%) CSS3
13 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (29.41%) Oracle
15 9 (26.47%) Java

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.59%) NUnit
2 7 (20.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (17.65%) Moq
4 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 28 (82.35%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Development Manager
9 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Sitecore Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) .NET Framework
3 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 28 (82.35%) Entity Framework
4 26 (76.47%) LINQ
4 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (73.53%) WCF
5 25 (73.53%) jQuery
6 18 (52.94%) HTML
6 18 (52.94%) CSS
7 14 (41.18%) HTML5
8 11 (32.35%) MSMQ
8 11 (32.35%) SOAP
8 11 (32.35%) Ajax
8 11 (32.35%) CSS3
8 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) NHibernate
10 8 (23.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 14 (41.18%) OOD
6 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) OOP
10 4 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Web Development
11 2 (5.88%) Password Management
12 1 (2.94%) Workflow
12 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.94%) UML
12 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) XPath
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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