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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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
74 153 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.63% 23.94% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 95 86
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Median hourly rate £32.00 £36.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £41.30 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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