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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
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
96 160 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.00% 28.67% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 107 117
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.67 £45.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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