The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 61 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing LINQ 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.51% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£220 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 196 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.60% 32.24% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 161
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Watford - - - -
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ 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.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) VBScript
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSL
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) QA
5 5 (55.56%) StyleCop
5 5 (55.56%) FxCop
5 5 (55.56%) POCO
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
8 2 (22.22%) RIA
8 2 (22.22%) HTML5
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (22.22%) CSS3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LINQ 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) StyleCop
1 5 (55.56%) FxCop
2 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 1 (11.11%) dotTrace
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSL
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) POCO
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) RIA
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Code Coverage
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
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