The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 55 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing LINQ 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.26% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 0.90% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £330 £242 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £242 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £242 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
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
143 222 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.81% 29.29% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 145 97
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (60.00%) MVVM
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft