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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 53 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% - 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£356 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.43%
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
183 124 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.58% 25.05% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 60 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £523 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £32.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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

LINQ to SQL
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Autofac
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Autofac
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Castle Windsor
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
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