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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 562 530 547
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 17 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.062% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
Average daily rate
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£356 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £252 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.43%
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
14164 14098 14919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.27% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9322 9291 9042
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 235 364
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.61 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 6 £375 +4.16% 4
East of England - 6 £375 -
South East -6 3 £293 - 2
North West -6 1 £300 - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
1 44 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 41 (93.18%) LINQ
3 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 35 (79.55%) SQL
5 34 (77.27%) MVC
6 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (59.09%) HTML
8 25 (56.82%) CSS
9 23 (52.27%) .NET Framework
9 23 (52.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
11 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (40.91%) jQuery
13 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (34.09%) Selenium
15 14 (31.82%) Web Development
16 12 (27.27%) NUnit
16 12 (27.27%) Windows
17 11 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
18 9 (20.45%) XML
18 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
18 9 (20.45%) Autofac
18 9 (20.45%) Castle Windsor
18 9 (20.45%) HTML5
18 9 (20.45%) Ajax
19 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 7 (15.91%) Finance

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Selenium
2 12 (27.27%) NUnit
3 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (4.55%) Programmer
10 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
1 44 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 41 (93.18%) LINQ
3 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (59.09%) HTML
5 25 (56.82%) CSS
6 23 (52.27%) .NET Framework
6 23 (52.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (40.91%) jQuery
8 11 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (20.45%) Autofac
9 9 (20.45%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (20.45%) HTML5
9 9 (20.45%) Ajax
9 9 (20.45%) XML
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (13.64%) CSS3
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
1 7 (15.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) MVC
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Web Development
4 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.36%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) OOP
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.82%) User Stories
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) OOD
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
8 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (79.55%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) Telerik
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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