The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 47 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% 0.75% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 2.08% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £340 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £428 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
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
126 192 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.23% 35.89% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 99 85
Median daily rate £350 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.60 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Chigwell - 2 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 £363 -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) NUnit
5 5 (55.56%) Selenium
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Web Development
6 4 (44.44%) WCF
7 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
8 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (22.22%) Document Management

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft