The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 501 520 420
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -100
Contract jobs citing LINQ 125 131 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.86% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 96 119
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
LINQ
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
15267 15161 14268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.76% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10628 10565 9402
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 £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 273 163
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in England

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in England

LINQ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LINQ across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

LINQ Daily Rate Histogram in England

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in England

LINQ
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
London -35 36 £400 -5.88% 29
South East +31 26 £344 +10.00% 15
South West +39 25 £345 -8.00% 1
North West +28 14 £330 -8.96% 14
Yorkshire +20 11 £315 +7.69% 7
West Midlands -18 8 £284 -10.98% 10
East Midlands -2 5 £313 +19.04% 5
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UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ 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.

1 220 (96.49%) .NET
2 219 (96.05%) C#
3 178 (78.07%) SQL Server
4 132 (57.89%) SQL
5 126 (55.26%) JavaScript
5 126 (55.26%) MVC
6 122 (53.51%) HTML
7 121 (53.07%) ASP.NET
8 105 (46.05%) CSS
9 104 (45.61%) jQuery
10 101 (44.30%) .NET Framework
11 94 (41.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 93 (40.79%) Entity Framework
13 91 (39.91%) WCF
14 80 (35.09%) XML
15 77 (33.77%) HTML5
16 73 (32.02%) Microsoft
17 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (29.82%) TDD
19 63 (27.63%) T-SQL
19 63 (27.63%) AngularJS
20 60 (26.32%) Visual Studio
21 59 (25.88%) Web Services
22 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
23 50 (21.93%) VB.NET
24 49 (21.49%) OOP
25 46 (20.18%) Windows
26 43 (18.86%) WPF
27 42 (18.42%) Scrum
28 41 (17.98%) Ajax

LINQ
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 36 (15.79%) CMS
1 36 (15.79%) IIS
2 27 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 20 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.95%) EPiServer CMS
5 9 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.07%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
10 1 (0.44%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Endur
2 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.88%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) HTTP
1 5 (2.19%) Intranet
2 4 (1.75%) DMZ
2 4 (1.75%) Extranet
3 3 (1.32%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (78.07%) SQL Server
2 40 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) Biml
9 2 (0.88%) DB2
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.88%) Power BI
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 94 (41.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 32 (14.04%) Git (software)
4 23 (10.09%) NUnit
5 11 (4.82%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.07%) Selenium
6 7 (3.07%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.07%) Subversion
7 6 (2.63%) git-flow
7 6 (2.63%) jspm
7 6 (2.63%) Moq
7 6 (2.63%) Protractor
8 5 (2.19%) Bower
8 5 (2.19%) gulp
8 5 (2.19%) JIRA
8 5 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.19%) Mocha
8 5 (2.19%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.19%) Sinon.JS
General
1 21 (9.21%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Advertising
3 7 (3.07%) Banking
4 6 (2.63%) Marketing
5 5 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Law
7 3 (1.32%) Front Office
7 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (94.30%) Developer
2 139 (60.96%) .NET Developer
3 76 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 55 (24.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (10.09%) SQL Developer
8 19 (8.33%) CMS Developer
9 18 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.58%) Sitecore Developer
11 13 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
12 12 (5.26%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.82%) Angular Developer
14 10 (4.39%) Agile .NET Developer
14 10 (4.39%) Agile Developer
14 10 (4.39%) HTML Developer
15 9 (3.95%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (96.49%) .NET
2 122 (53.51%) HTML
3 121 (53.07%) ASP.NET
4 105 (46.05%) CSS
5 104 (45.61%) jQuery
6 101 (44.30%) .NET Framework
7 93 (40.79%) Entity Framework
8 91 (39.91%) WCF
9 80 (35.09%) XML
10 77 (33.77%) HTML5
11 63 (27.63%) AngularJS
12 59 (25.88%) Web Services
13 55 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (18.86%) WPF
15 41 (17.98%) Ajax
15 41 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (17.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (15.35%) LINQ to SQL
17 33 (14.47%) JSON
18 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.04%) N-Tier
2 15 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.82%) User Experience
4 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.95%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.63%) Equities
6 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.19%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.75%) Clustering
8 4 (1.75%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.32%) Physics
10 2 (0.88%) Tandem
11 1 (0.44%) Derivative
11 1 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.44%) Life Science
11 1 (0.44%) W3C
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.18%) Windows
2 6 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.88%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (55.26%) MVC
2 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (29.82%) TDD
4 49 (21.49%) OOP
5 42 (18.42%) Scrum
6 33 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.96%) BDD
8 24 (10.53%) Content Management
9 23 (10.09%) SOLID
9 23 (10.09%) Web Development
10 22 (9.65%) OWASP
11 21 (9.21%) Secure Coding
11 21 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 19 (8.33%) OO
13 18 (7.89%) Kanban
14 13 (5.70%) Front End Development
14 13 (5.70%) SDLC
14 13 (5.70%) User Stories
15 12 (5.26%) MVVM
15 12 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 219 (96.05%) C#
2 132 (57.89%) SQL
3 126 (55.26%) JavaScript
4 63 (27.63%) T-SQL
5 50 (21.93%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.39%) XAML
7 8 (3.51%) Java
7 8 (3.51%) Python
8 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.63%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.19%) Ruby
9 5 (2.19%) VBScript
10 4 (1.75%) ECMAScript
10 4 (1.75%) Perl
10 4 (1.75%) PHP
11 3 (1.32%) VB
11 3 (1.32%) VB6
12 2 (0.88%) Delphi
12 2 (0.88%) VBA
13 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (32.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.65%) Sitecore
3 15 (6.58%) Twitter
4 12 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 10 (4.39%) RedGate
6 8 (3.51%) Oracle
7 5 (2.19%) Telerik
8 4 (1.75%) Infragistics
9 3 (1.32%) Ektron
10 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.88%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.88%) Perforce
10 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.44%) OpenText
11 1 (0.44%) RedDot
11 1 (0.44%) SAP
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