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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 602 636 584
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -52
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 27 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.019% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.066% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 8
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £293
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +23.93%
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
14928 15111 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 10396 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ to SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 East - 19 £388 - 1
London +10 4 £325 -25.71%
South West - 2 £425 -
LINQ to SQL
UK

LINQ to SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (100.00%) SQL
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) LINQ
3 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 27 (87.10%) C#
4 26 (83.87%) HTML
4 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
4 26 (83.87%) CSS
4 26 (83.87%) XML
5 23 (74.19%) OOP
5 23 (74.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (64.52%) WCF
7 20 (64.52%) N-Tier
8 19 (61.29%) Web Services
8 19 (61.29%) Scrum
8 19 (61.29%) VB.NET
8 19 (61.29%) OWASP
9 18 (58.06%) HTML5
9 18 (58.06%) CMS
9 18 (58.06%) IIS
9 18 (58.06%) Secure Coding
10 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (54.84%) Content Management
10 17 (54.84%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (54.84%) Sitecore
11 14 (45.16%) Kanban
11 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
12 9 (29.03%) jQuery

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 18 (58.06%) CMS
1 18 (58.06%) IIS
2 17 (54.84%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) NUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (41.94%) CMS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Content Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (96.77%) LINQ
3 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
4 26 (83.87%) CSS
4 26 (83.87%) HTML
4 26 (83.87%) XML
5 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (64.52%) WCF
7 19 (61.29%) Web Services
8 18 (58.06%) HTML5
9 9 (29.03%) jQuery
10 8 (25.81%) Ajax
11 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (9.68%) WPF
13 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) OOP
2 19 (61.29%) OWASP
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 18 (58.06%) Secure Coding
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) Content Management
5 14 (45.16%) Kanban
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.68%) MVVM
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) API Development
9 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.23%) BDD
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
10 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) VB.NET
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft