The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LINQ to SQL
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
138 112 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.17% 25.45% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 75
Average daily rate £413 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £412 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Essex