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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 52 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 2.33% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £360 £320 £262
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.10 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-75.33% -
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
154 172 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.11% 21.86% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 148
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 5 December 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 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%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) YouTrack
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Kendo UI
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3

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 4 (80.00%) GitHub
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (80.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) Kendo UI
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Telerik