The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 46 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.05% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%
LINQ
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
118 147 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.84% 33.64% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 63
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

LINQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LINQ Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) RedGate
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) RedGate
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter