The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 64 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing LINQ 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.93% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 216 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.04% 24.22% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 176
Median daily rate £338 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Glasgow region.

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Moq
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft