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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 628 592 582
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -10
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 4 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.036% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14306 13724 13427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 27.15% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10104 8993 8877
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 178 192
Average hourly rate £33.60 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South West +4 3 £350 -12.50%
London -8 1 £335 -4.28% 9
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) LINQ
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) API Development
6 4 (33.33%) SaaS
6 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) RAD
7 3 (25.00%) CRM

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Architect
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Digital Architect
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Developer
8 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) C# Web Applications Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Digital Programme Manager
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) LINQ
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (33.33%) JSON
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
7 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WinForms
8 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) API Development
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Game Development
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Telerik
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