The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 49 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% - 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% - 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £300 - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.60 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-74.22% -

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
153 130 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.20% 22.38% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 110
Median daily rate £375 £405 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) XSL
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) VBScript
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (60.00%) SOLID
5 5 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012

LINQ
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (50.00%) FxCop
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 5 (50.00%) StyleCop
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) XSL
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 5 (50.00%) AutoMapper
4 5 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (30.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Contactless
1 4 (40.00%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) SOLID
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Code Coverage
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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