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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ to SQL over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LINQ to SQL (L2S)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ to SQL 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £319 - £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
153 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.37% 23.65% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 106
Median daily rate £338 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

LINQ to SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ to SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LINQ to SQL 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ to SQL.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) WCF

LINQ to SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft