The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ to SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -16.43%
LINQ to SQL
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 142 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.15% 27.47% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 74 183
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ to SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ to SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LINQ to SQL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire