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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 64 66
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.95% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.53%
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
203 205 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.57% 23.06% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 95 174
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) DevExpress
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft