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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
117 132 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.74% 29.14% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 92 71
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter
4 3 (50.00%) RedGate
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services

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 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
6 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) RedGate
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter