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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 614 590 561
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 3 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 13
Median daily rate £280 £356 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.40% +29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £550 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-37.93% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
13883 13405 13421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.27% 27.25% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9936 8943 9036
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 184 164
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.43 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
South West -2 1 £225 -47.05%
London -21 1 £335 -4.28% 4
South East - 1 - - 2
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 England region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) LINQ
2 12 (92.31%) jQuery
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (30.77%) API Development
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) SaaS
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) PHP
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
8 3 (23.08%) Windows

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (30.77%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SMTP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Architect
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Programme Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Web Architect
7 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) LINQ
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (23.08%) Classic ASP
8 3 (23.08%) WCF
8 3 (23.08%) WinForms
9 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) API Development
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) RAD
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Game Development
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Telerik
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