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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£351 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.63% -19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
- -48.93%
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
181 208 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.74% 32.81% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 114 201
Average daily rate £365 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.54% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.35 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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

LINQ to SQL
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ to SQL 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 to SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL